Kamanga, Simataa group prostitutes itself to president Banda

A group led by Andrew Kamanga and Simataa Simataa which is masquerading as FAZ interim executive committee has praised President Rupiah Banda for bailing out the Zambia National Soccer team during their outing to Mozambique. Speaking on behalf of the group, one Lwanga Mwilu says it is gratifying that President Banda took personal effort and […]

RB orders overburdened health minsitry to pay salaries to private hospital

President Rupiah Banda has announced that the Government will take over payment of salaries to doctors and nurses at Beit Cure Hospital in Lusaka. The Zambian government is struggling to pay medical personnel in government institutions. Apart from working under terrible conditions, Doctors and nurses are paid peanuts. But president Banda saw it fit to […]

Bulgaria tells Zambia to payup $1.8m debt in one year or else…

Bulgaria’s Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, and his Zambian counterpart, Situmbeko Mosokotwane, signed an agreement waiving USD 6.3 M or 77% of Zambian debt, which has not been serviced in the past 20 years. The agreement was signed in Sofia, Bulgaria Wednesday where Musokotwane is. The USD 6.3 M will be used as development aid, according […]

‘Veep Kunda has no capacity to tarnish PF image’

Opposition Patriotic Front (PF) Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has condemned Vice President George Kunda’s attacks on him and the party. Commenting on the Vice President’s remarks, Kambwili says Kunda and the Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) are desperate and can do or say anything to tarnish the image of their opponents. He charged […]

HH blasts government on dirty markets

United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has castigated Government for its failure to improve the poor sanitation conditions in some market places in the country. Speaking when he toured Buseko Market in Lusaka, Hichilema charged that because the ruling party has no compassion for the poor, people are trading under difficult and […]

Three Zambian fixtures live on SuperSport on Easter

Three Zambian Super Division clashes will be broadcast live on SuperSport this Easter weekend. Popular side Nkana will feature twice (Saturday and Monday), providing the audience great entertainment. Arguably the most supported team in the league, Nkana are a darling to watch before their traditionally red and white-clad home fans. SuperSport will be on hand […]

Priest urges Catholics to take up political positions

The Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) has encouraged members of the Catholic Church to participate in this year’s election by contesting for various political positions. ZEC spokesperson Father Paul Samasumo says politics are about offering a service to the majority by representing them and seeing to it that the many challenges that they may be facing […]

RB is not enticing electorate-Shikapwasha

Government has dismissed sentiments by some sections of society claiming that President Rupiah Banda is launching mobile hospitals to entice voters to elect him in the forthcoming general elections. In an interview with hot fm, Chief Government Spokesperson Lieutenant General Ronnie Shikapwasha said President Banda is not luring the electorate but he is implementing the […]

RB cautions chief Nalubamba

PRESIDENT Rupiah Banda has asked senior chief Bright Nalubamba of Namwala district to tone down and stop public outbursts against government. President Banda openly told-off senior Chief Nalubamba in the presence of journalists and other traditional leader and government officials at Nakambala house in Mazabuka during a meeting with traditional leaders and government officials. “You […]