Archive | November, 2015

Diversification plan

  Climate change is real. We can hope for the best but must also prepare for the worst because, not even the most advanced computer programmes can predict the effect of el Niño, which has caused  widespread devastation through drought and tempestuous weather. The Bauleni disaster in which one woman was killed and many houses […]

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Police defy minister

   POLICE in Lusaka have defied the directive by Home Affairs Minister Davis Mwila to stop mounting road indiscriminate blocks, causing anger among motorists. Instead Lusaka Traffic Police have intensified their roadblocks and speed control checks, mounting these in major road arteries joining Cairo Road in Lusaka and on the Great East Road. The roadblocks […]

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Zambia lose in Dakar

  COACH Fighton Simukonda has regretted the failure by his lads to convert the many scoring chances after losing 2-1 to Tunisia at the on-going Caf Under-23 Africa Nations tournament in Dakar, Senegal. And striker Patrick Ngoma is likely to miss the second group stage match against South Africa due to a leg injury sustained […]

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Probe Nike deal, TIZ tells ACC

TRANSPERANCY International Zambia (TIZ) has called for thorough investigations into allegations that some Football Association of Zambia officials were involved in a scam to reproduce Chipolopolo jerseys in China which they later sold secretly and shared the spoils. The alleged financial impropriety at Football House was unearthed by the Daily Nation a week ago and […]

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Todays text messages

Well done President Lungu! Through your highly rated newspaper I wish to congratulate President Lungu over his first National Press conference where he  made some remarkable announcements. Let those who were born to be insulting continue doing  so while you also continue to deliver to the people of Zambia. Once again well done President Lungu […]

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Letters to the Editor

Post shooting puzzle Police must tell the nation if the bullet that hit the Post newspaper roof was fired directly at the building or if indeed the bullet, in a random flight, lost momentum and simply landed on the roof. This explanation is critical, because it will make the difference between a bullet fired with […]

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Political violence appalls Jubilee

  DESPERATE politicians must engage in mature and issue-based political discourse instead of enticing youths to be involved in political violence, says the Zambia Jubilee Coalition. ZJC Muchinga Province coordinator Francis Kapyanga said he was appalled by the ‘‘emerging primitive trends and culture’’ by some well known politicians sponsoring and lining up innocent youths to […]

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Mine lay-offs unjustifiable

  THE mines have no justification to retrench workers because despite low copper prices they are still making profit, Zambia Republic Party (ZRP) president Wright Musoma said. “There is no reason why the mines should lay off workers, because even if the copper prices are low, these people are still making profit; so why should […]

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Home abuse blamed for early marriages

  Ill treatment of children by parents and guardians is one of the major reasons perpetrating child marriages, Child labour ambassador Samuel Mutambo has said. He observed that children were ending up in early marriages because of lack of love in their homes. “Some parents and guardians are too harsh with children; hence contributing to […]

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Mbundas cry foul over Litunga’s application

The Barotse Royal Establishment’s decision to have the Litunga struck out on the list of defendants is a blatant abuse of the court process, says the Mbunda Royal Establishment spokesperson Kennedy Mubanga. He said this following the latest application to the High Court by the legal counsel representing the BRE to have the Litunga Lubosi […]

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