Archive | April, 2016

Wounded Zanaco face ‘Mighty’ at Shinde.

WOUNDED Zanaco, still bitter after their ejection from the prestigious CAF Confederation tournament, today face a tough contest away at Shinde Stadium when they clash against ‘Mighty’ Mufulira Wanderers in a Week 8 Super Division match. Despite the solace of a 4-0 win over Lusaka Dynamos on Wednesday at Sunset Stadium, Zanaco are determined to […]

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Justice

THE revelations that police will next week present before court the people apprehended in the suspected ritual killings in George and Zingalume townships,  must come as a relief to Zambians. This is not to conclude that the suspects are already guilty but that the case has actually moved from being a mystery to something tangible. […]

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Ritual killers must hang

FAMILY members of those murdered during the recent spate of suspected ritual killings in Lusaka have vowed not to rest until the truth is established over who was behind the scourge. They have demanded for justice over the deaths of their relatives who were apparently kidnapped, brutally killed and body parts removed, saying the full […]

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PF rejects deserve no political salvation

As the campaigns for the August 11 polls gradually gather steam, it appears there is a deliberate attempt by some senior PF members defecting to the UPND to betray the vision and people who supported the late President Michael Sata. The former publicity and information secretary of the de-registered DF, Mubanga Chileshe, attested to the […]

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Today’s text message

Kambwili was simply  ‘honoured’ not ‘awarded’ Editor, I wish to correct a Concerned Zambian who congratulated Minister of Information Dr. Chishimba Kambwili (honorary) on the new title conferred on him by the named university. The Concerned Zambian used the word “awarded” which is very wrong in the academic cycles. The honourable minister was simply ‘conferred’ […]

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UPND ballot scandal exposed

UPND’s insistence to have the August general elections ballot papers printed in South Africa when the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has not completed the tendering process could suggest that they are agents of printing companies in that country, Vice President Inonge Wina has said. She was responding to UPND Kabompo West MP Ambrose Lufuma, […]

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Medical drug thefts worry Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has warned health workers against pilfering drugs from health centres as the tendency is retrogressive and works against the delivery of quality health services. He was speaking when he commissioned the K23 million Chama District Hospital. President Lungu said the opening of the hospital was a clear testimony of Government’s resolve to […]

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Police upset MMD over Mutati

THE MMD has accused police of treating Lunte Member of Parliament Felix Mutati with kid gloves and giving him special treatment despite the party notifying the authorities of his status as an expelled member, MMD spokesperson Reuben Sambo has charged. In an interview yesterday, Rev. Sambo said the party had written to the police on […]

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Angry magistrate raps State over many adjournments

ACTING Lusaka Chief Resident Magistrate Kenneth Mulife has lambasted the State for failing to obtain instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and instead adjourned several cases yesterday on the pretext that the DPP has not granted permission to prosecute the accused.   Mr Mulife bitterly complained said it was ‘‘very unfair’’ to keep […]

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Zambia benefits US$2 bn AfDB funds

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has so far committed US$2 billion for its operations and financing of projects in Zambia since inception in 1971. AfDB country programme officer Philip Boahen said a further US$880 million had been approved for this year. He was speaking at a media orientation for the upcoming 2016 AfDB annual general […]

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