PF Kitwe councillor to make the party, ECL proud

  By ROGERS KALERO PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Riverside ward councillor Chando Mbao says he will strive to bring pride to the ruling party and President Edgar Lungu by fulfilling his campaign promises which he made ahead of the 2016 elections. Speaking in an interview at the weekend, Mr Mbao said his desire was

Chiluba deserves more, says Tonga

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  FORMER republican president Frederick Chiluba has not been recognized and honored enough for the immense contribution he made to the democracy that the country is currently enjoying, 3rd Liberation Movement (3rd LM) president Enoch Tonga has observed. Mr Tonga said that the Zambian people should not forget the legacy of the


  ...How Zambians Failed To De-Decode The Imperialist-Driven Constitution   BY Paramount Chief Chitimukulu, Henry Kanyanta Sosala Preamble It was the great Greek philosopher, Socrates, who felt that it was necessary to create mental tensions, so that individuals could rise from bondage of political myths and half-truths to the unfettered realm of creative and objective

Today’s text messages

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KK airport a disappointment Dear Editor, I was at Kenneth Kaunda Airport recently, what I saw was simply pathetic to say the least. The elevator in the passenger hall does not work and it appeared it has been in that state for a long time. The toilets were not inviting at all.

Youth resettlement scheme for North West on cards

By JAC K MAPAPAYI GOVERNMENT is developing a youth resettlement scheme for North Western Province, says provincial minister Richard Kapita. Mr Kapita said the scheme will be established between Kasempa and Mufumbwe districts. Mr Kapita said the scheme was expected to create the much needed employment for the youth not only in the

BoZ declares Intermarket Bank solvent

  By BUUMBA CHIMBULU THE declaration by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) that Intermarket Bank Zambia is solvent indicates that the banking sector is stable, says financial analyst Maambo Hamaundu. Mr Hamaundu in an interview also said the BoZ has set regulations to protect depositors in a case like that which happened with

I won’t reverse past decisions-Lungu

  By ANDREW MUKOMA I WILL not leave a legacy of reversing decisions that were made by my predecessor, President Edgar Lungu has said. And President Lungu has challenged tourism promoters in Livingstone to up their game and grow the sector. Mr Lungu said that the reversal of decisions made by past presidents should not be

Trafigura delivered overpriced fuel-Witness

  By CHARLES MUSONDA TRAFIGURA Oil Company overpriced the petrol it supplied to the Zambian Government, a witness has told the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court. This was in a case where former Permanent Secretary in the then Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development Charity Mwansa and Director of Energy Charles Mulenga are facing two counts of


M’membe and the courts of law Dear Editor So Mr. Brebner Changala wants Fred M’membe to be treated with special favour because he spent 25 years building his empire. What is the connection between building the empire and tax evasion which has brought about the cases before court? The cases being presided over by

Suicide; the elephant in the room

   By Kanyanta E. Kauma Fourteen year old Chimwemwe was a bright young teenage girl, she had just made it to grade ten at her new school. She had always dreamt of being a nurse and enjoyed caring for other people. One Friday afternoon she got back from school as usual, greeted her