GOVT RECRUITS 2,000 TEACHERS

By Kalobwe Bwalya GOVERNMENT will this year recruit 2,000 teachers to ration the teacher-pupil gap, General Education Minister Dennis Wanchinga. Dr Wanchinga also said government was in the process of gazetting 1, 700 community schools before the end of this year, in addition to 2, 800 that had been gazetted  out of

POWER CAN WIN TITLE- MWABA

By Grace Chaile Lesoetsa POWER Dynamos still have a chance of qualifying for continental football next season provided they work on the striking force, says former winger and goal poacher Kellies “Paymaster” Mwaba. Mwaba said the league is still open for any team to claim the title and the Kitwe giants should

GIVE US PROOF, PF TELLS UPND

By Bennie Mundando PROVIDE evidence that PF cadres are hacking your members by reporting them to police rather than using social media to propagate unnecessary tension, Lusaka Province PF youth chairperson Kennedy Kamba has told the UPND leadership. Mr. Kamba said politics of peddling propaganda against each other could not work in

DYNAMOS EYE BARCLAYS TITLE

By Grace Chaile Lesoetsa PATRICK Phiri says he has complete trust in his players not to squander Lusaka Dynamos’ target of winning this season’s prestigious Barclays Cup, ahead of tomorrow’s quarterfinal clash against Kabwe Youth Academy at Lusaka’s Nkoloma Stadium. Phiri declared his charges ready, adding that his side will use all

KRMPOTIC WALKS TIGHT ROPE

…as Zesco seek redemption against Super Sport By Grace Chaile Lesoetsa AFTER escaping lynching by angry Zesco United fans on Tuesday, following a 3-0 home shock defeat at the hands of minnows Lumwana Radiants, coach Zlatko Krmpotic is under-pressure to restore the Ndola outfit’s reputation when they face Super Sport United of

UK PRIME MINISTER PRAISES LUNGU OVER CHILD MARRIAGES FIGHT

By Simon Muntemba BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May, has praised President Edgar Lungu for his efforts towards the fight against human trafficking, forced labour and child marriages. And President Lungu said his government was concerned that Zambia has become a source of transit and destination for men, women and children subjected to

TAX CHARCOAL, FIREWOOD, STATE TOLD

By Rogers Kalero A MALAWIAN union leader is shocked that Kitwe City Council (KCC) has allowed the European Union (EU) funded multi-million Nakadoli market in Chimwemwe Township to become a white elephant. Malawian Union for Informal Sector (MUFIS) organising secretary Getrude Witikan said it was surprising that after the government lobbied for

NOT ABDUCTED!

MTN sales agent stage managed kidnap By Bennie Mundando POLICE in Kalomo have arrested an MTN sales agent for giving false information after he claimed that he was abducted by some unidentified people who were reportedly demanding a ransom of K20, 000 from his family for his release.  It has now been revealed

BEWARE OF SMEAR CAMPAIGN, ZAMBIANS WARNED

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By Oscar Malipenga A VICIOUS campaign to convince Zambians that President Edgar Lungu and his cabinet ministers are corrupt has been launched by certain international firm which are now sponsoring outspoken political figureheads to attack the government alleging corruption in the awarding of contracts. Currently, there is a clear motive by certain

KENYA JAILS ZAMBIAN WOMAN FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

Tawanda Munyuki  in Nairobi A 40-YEAR-OLD Zambian woman is serving a life sentence in a Kenyan prison for drug trafficking. Zambia High Commissioner to Kenya Brenda Muntemba has confirmed that the woman. Catherine Banda, who is also a cancer patient, was arrested in 2015 as she was trying to cross from Kenya