Daily Archives: October 28, 2013

Why Zambia needs Toll Roads

The Victoria Falls Road has been worked on

The Victoria Falls Road has been worked on

By Edwin M Hatembo Jr.

There has been a debate in Zambia as to whether we are ready to have toll gates or not.

Some corners of …

Health Insights: Waist size and fitness level Vs body weight

By Asunta Simoloka

Asunta Simoloka

Asunta Simoloka

Body weight, including body mass index, is widely used as the exclusive indicator of wellness.

However, a growing body of evidence shows waist size and fitness level to be more …

Kabimba must be honourable and apologise, says Howard Kunda

Howard Kunda

Howard Kunda

Muchinga opposition MMD Member of Parliament Howard Kunda has asked Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba to be honourable enough and apologize to the Zambians for what he says taking them for a ride.


Drone Strike Kills al-Shabab Militant in Somalia

Sources in Somalia say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed a key operative of the militant group al-Shabab.

Witnesses tell VOA that Ibrahim Ali Abdi, the mastermind of al-Shabab’s suicide missions, was killed Monday …

Abyei Residents Continue Vote on Joining Sudan, South Sudan

Some residents in the disputed Abyei region are voting for a second day on whether to join Sudan or South Sudan, both of which claim the territory.

The three-day referendum, which began Sunday, is not …

Soweto Pride

Today, Johannesburg will host its annual Pride event with a march and other festivities. The 2013 event, titled, “c,” was rescheduled in September and moved to the well-heeled Sandton district of the city. Yet both …

Two Buried Alive, Die

[Times of Zambia]TWO people have died after being buried alive in Nakonde District in Muchinga Province at a water supply plant.…

Be Ethical, Kapeya Urges Sun FM

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has urged the newly opened radio station, Sun FM to strive to be professional and uphold the fundamental tenets of journalism.…

‘Rude’ Nevers Caned

[Times of Zambia]THE Open Society Foundation (OSF) has urged MMD leader Nevers Mumba to retract his statement against First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda in which he described him as a “senile retiree”.…