ZAF officers torture Nation Reporter

…female officer pulled my genitals By KALOBWE BWALYA A DAILY Nation reporter was on Monday evening captured and tortured by Zambia Air Force (ZAF) soldiers assigned to chase away street vendors from the central business district in Lusaka. Michael Miyoba, a sports reporter, was abused and tortured by the ZAF servicemen despite

Five Zed artistes in African music awards nomination

By Terence Miselo Five Zambian artistes have been nominated for the Afrika Music Industry Awards (AMI Awards Afrika) to compete with several top African artistes. This is the first time Zambia is getting such a big number of artistes in one competition and music followers believe Zambian music is now getting the

Kay Figo, Judy collaborate with Ghana’s Epixode

By Terence Miselo Zambian songstresses Kay Figo and Judy Yo have come together for 2018 music collaboration with Ghanaian’s Epixode. The project is a presentation of Sothern African Music Movement that is poised to promote artistes in the Southern region and make them get international recognition. It is clear, the Western part of

‘DJs have key role in Zed music promotion’

By Terence Miselo Klub Vegas Entertainments music and video DJ, Hamambo Monga aka DJ Luv Bird says Zambian DJs have a major role to play to ensure Zambian music is spread across the borders. Speaking in an interview to explain the performance of Zambian music on the international platform, DJ Luv Bird

GBM boasts

By SIMON MUNTEMBA GEOFFREY Bwalya Mwamba has boasted that he has shifted his commercial empire from Zambia to neighbouring states due to “political gymnastics” which have clamped down on his businesses. Featuring on Prime TV’s Oxygen of Democracy programme on Monday night, Mr. Mwamba, the UPND vice president for politics, bragged and

MWIINGA DISOWNS UPND

I’m not part of the group saying that my dismissal is tribal By AARON CHIYANZO FORMER Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF) chief executive officer, Richard Mwiinga says that he is not part of the clique that has been claiming that the termination of his contract by President Edgar Lungu was based on

FRA gets K171m to help pay off farmers’ maize crop

By MAILESI BANDA GOVERNMENT has released K171 million to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA), K130 million of which will be used to pay farmers for the maize bought during the last crop marketing season. Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary, Julius Shawa said the money will be paid out to farmers to

109, 000 CIVIL SERVANTS MIGRATE TO E-PAYSLIPS

By MAILESI BANDA ABOUT 109, 000 civil servants got their e- pay slips in the phase one of the Smart Zambia project over the December month end, Office of the President Government Division Permanent Secretary Martin Mtonga has announced. Dr. Mtonga said the only challenge being faced in the implementation

Army worms destroy maize fields in Luano

By PETER MALASHA ABOUT 1,150 hectares of maize fields have been destroyed by army worms in Luano, district agricultural coordinator (DACO) Roy Kalipenta has disclosed Mr. Kalipenta confirmed the invasion and the havoc caused by the notorious pests in interview with the Daily Nation. Mr.Kalipenta said over 2000 farmers had been affected and

Chongwe keeps cholera in check

By JOHN KOMBE WE have managed to keep the cholera epidemic in check despite our proximity to Lusaka, says Chongwe district commissioner, Mr Fraser Musonda. Speaking on behalf Mr Musonda district administrative Officer Ms. Laura Gondwe said the epidemic preparedness committee deserved a pat on the back for the good measures