Monthly Archives: April 2013

What is wrong with President Sata?

By Lwanzi Milimo Last week presented a lot of seriously surprises but the major one is that of President Michael Sata parading himself to the Southern Province Chiefs and threaten them with no development if they didn’t behave like Chiefs in Kapiri who threatened to chase subjects that would have voted for the opposition in […]

Chief chases Male nurse paralysing operations at a Clinic in Mbala

Operations at Nsokolo Rural Health Centre in Mbala district of Northern Province have been paralysed following the chasing of the only nurse at the institution by the chief in the area for allegedly not working according people’s expectations. Lapisha ward councillor, Vincent Zombe, confirmed the development to Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Mbala, […]

Fuel prices go up, PF govt removes subsidy saying not benefiting the poor

The Zambian government has announced an increase in fuel pump prices effective midnight today, April 30, 2013. This follows the removal of the five percent fuel subsidy. Mines, Energy and Water Development Minister Yamfwa Mukanga said the removal fuel subsidies in the prices of petroleum products is aimed at meeting the current costs of supplying […]

Man (82) Jailed for Assaulting Girl (6)

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola High Court has sentenced an 82-year-old man of Luanshya to 16 years in prison with hard labour for indecently assaulting a six-year-old girl.

Central African Republic in Deadlock

Since late last year, populations in the interior of the Central African Republic (CAR) have lived in fear, uncertainty and complete destitution. For the last month it has been the capital, Bangui, with approximately a million inhabitants, which has be…

U.N. Recognises Wildlife Trafficking as “Serious Crime”

Environment groups are applauding a new United Nations decision to officially characterise international wildlife and timber trafficking as a serious organised crime, in a move that advocates say will finally give international law enforcement official…

Chinyemba bemoans low calibre of pupils in WP

MONGU Diocese Bishop Evans Chinyemba says only concerted and dedicated efforts can reverse the falling education standards in Western Province. And UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema says the country will soon pay a heavy price for failing to place a premium on its education sector. But Alliance for Democracy and Development leader Charles Milupi says ordinary […]

SAA plane U-turns midair

A SOUTH African Airways flight to Johannesburg yesterday U-turned midair shortly after take-off from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. South African Airways flight SA067 scheduled for departure at 07:15 hours from Lusaka to Johannesburg was earlier cancelled when the aircraft developed an unknown technical fault. In the morning, the passengers waited for hours without being told […]

UPND adopts Eularia for Feira by-election

UPND has adopted former Eastern Province permanent secretary Eularia Zulu as its candidate in the forthcoming Feira parliamentary by-election. And Zulu says UPND represents the future because there is a lot of hope in the party. In a statement, UPND secretary general Winstone Chibwe stated that the decision to adopt Zulu was arrived at after […]