Archive | October, 2015

Mongu Triple V concert on tomorrow

  By Terence Miselo Following a three-week break to pave way for independence celebrations, the Triple V Campaign bordering  on voter education resumes with Mongu tomorrow at Mulambwa Grounds starting 14 hours. The Mongu concert features musician and gender-activist B-Flow as the main act and is expected to attract a huge crowd and support acts. […]

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‘Don’t judge me,’ sings ZaYellowman

  By Terence Miselo He has been on the music scene long enough to command a following. His passion, dedication and commitment to using his talent to communicate to people through music is what keeps him stronger and his vocal abilities will just prove to you that Za Yellowman as he is famously known is […]

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Clean up football mess, FiFA told

    IT will be a mistake for those busy trying to clean-up FIFA  to think the rot ends in Switzerland when it has permeated the entire world football family, says football administrator Simataa Simataa. He said the clampdown had to reach the Football Associations of all governing councils for the clean up not to […]

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Amayenge graces Heroes Lodge independence bash

By Terence Miselo  The ever-green Amayenge Asoza Band continues to prove they are Zambia’s biggest and longest serving band after they mesmerised patrons at Heroes Lodge in Lusaka at an event meant to celebrate Zambia’s 51st Independence. The band ably controlled by Alice Chali wife to late founder member Chris Chali was all the venue, […]

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Wanderers shock Rangers

    ‘MIGHTY’ Mufulira Wanderers yesterday retained fifth position on the Super Division table after beating Nchanga Rangers 2-0 in a week 28 fixture at Shinde Stadium. Meanwhile, Wanderers first assistant coach Chewe Mulenga was sent off the bench in second half by referee Wisdom Chewe for abusive language. The first half did not produce […]

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Mining Closures

The closure of Mopani Copper mine, albeit for 18 months to allow for redevelopment, has both economic and political implications. Economic; because Glencore the Swiss based mining giant wants to stem financial hemorrhage, occasioned by the very sharp decline in copper prices. It intends to make very pragmatic economic decision by suspending operations and putting […]

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Mopani Mine closes?

  Mopani Mine is planning an 18 months shutdown to undertake an expansion and upgrade programme, Deputy Minister of Mines Richard Musukwa has disclosed. Mr Musukwa said other mines were also implementing measures to reduce production costs following the slump in copper prices. Mr Musukwa said in the light of falling copper prices the mines […]

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Some preachers are couriers of hate speech – Changala

  ZAMBIANS should be wary of a group of sponsored clergy that has joined the band wagon of couriers and purveyors of hate messages to undermine the country’s legitimately elected leadership to serve the narrow political interest their masters, civil rights activist Brebner Changala has warned. He said it was shameful for some members of […]

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Politics have compromised civil service-VJ

THE civil service professionalism has been compromised by the appointment of poorly trained, ill-prepared and undisciplined political party cadres as civil servants, veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga has observed. He said the appointment of politically inclined permanent secretaries, directors and other senior civil servants into the public services had over the years lowered the moral and […]

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Shakafuswa chased out of Parliament

  DEPUTY Speaker of the National Assembly Mukondo Lungu yesterday chased Katuba Member of Parliament Jonas Shakafuswa out of Parliament after he accused him of being biased towards the ruling party whenever granting points of orders. The incident happened after Mr Shakafuswa’s failed attempt to raise a point of order while Nalikwanda MMD Member of […]

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