Monthly Archives: July 2013

Barcelona targets Zambia’s Emerging Talents

Barcelona have unveiled plans to unearth future generations of African talent which they hope can one day follow in the footsteps of Samuel Eto’o, Yaya Toure and Alex Song. The Spanish champions have agreed to allow coaches from their world-famous La Masia academy to visit a number of southern African countries as part of a […]

Voting closes in Zimbabwe as Obasango endorses elections credible

Voting has officially closed in Zimbabwe, in a keenly contested election that will decide whether Africa’s oldest leader Robert Mugabe extends his 33 years rule or make way for a younger leadership. Five candidates are standing in the presidential election, but Mugabe’s main rival is Morgan Tsvangirai, the current prime minister. Voting closed at 1700 […]

Mwale’s defection to UPND is retrogressive – Nevers

Opposition MMD party has described as  retrogressive the defection of its former Malambo Member of Parliament  Maxwell Mwale who has joined another opposition party – United Party for National  Development (UPND). MMD president Nevers Mumba says its retrogressive for Mwale to make  such a move at time the former ruling party is gaining momentum to get  back […]

UPND MP quits his PF Deputy Ministerial Position

Kalabo Central Constituency United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP) Chinga Miyutu has resigned as Youth and Sports Deputy Minister. quits Miyutu who was one of the three opposition MPs from UPBD serving in the current Patriotic Front (PF) rendered in his resignation on Wednesday July 31, 2013. According to a letter addressed to […]

Nigerian Commission Approves Opposition Coalition

Nigeria’s electoral commission has approved the merger of the three main opposition parties, a move that sets the stage for a potentially stiff challenge to President Goodluck Jonathan’s People’s Democratic Party in the 2015 presidential elections.

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UPND Traitor Brian Hapunda Fired Over Fraudulent Activities

Patriotic Front (PF) Southern Province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda has been discarded. Hapunda, a former UPND official and electoral agent for UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema betrayed his party to go and eat honey in PF just after the elections. He went on a mission to try and destabilise the UPND on behalf of the PF. […]

MMD MPs Going to UPND are Broke Claims Shamenda

Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda has charged that people are defecting to the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) because they are broke and want to get support. Reacting to the recent defection of former MMD Members of Parliament to the UPND, Shamenda who is also Acting Information Minister said the former MPs are flocking […]

Former Malian PM Leading in Early Election Results

Officials in Mali are expected to release full provisional results of the country’s presidential election on Wednesday.

Sunday’s polling was seen as a first step toward Mali’s recovery from a year-and-a-half of unrest.

On Tuesday, territorial admin…

Rebel Woman. Sister-fire: Chiwoniso Maraire

Rebel woman. Sister-fire. Fingers that brought down the rain. The power and joy of your voice, a portal to past and future and worlds we could dream in. The light and heart and force of you. For all the stages we rocked together. Nairobi. Amsterdam. Durban. Blantyre. Capetown. Jozi. Medellín. Quibdó. Harare and Harare and […]