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Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years behind bars for culpable homicide after a seven-month trial in the North Gauteng High Court for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at..

Rupiah Banda is better than Nevers Mumba, says Kalima

MMD Kasenengwa member of Parliament (MP) Victoria Kalima has joined calls for former President Rupiah Banda to come back to active politics, adding that he is a better leader than..

Presidents are born and not made-Kambwili

MINISTER of Youth and Sport Chishimba Kambwili has advised those with presidential ambitions in PF to note that presidents are born and not made. Mr Kambwili said presidential aspirants will..

Wusakile residents riot over erratic water supply

Wusakile Township residents this morning took to the streets to riot over erratic water supply by Nkana Water and Sewerage Company. And police in Kitwe have arrested eight in connection..

16-year-old girl found guilty of defamation

Itezhi Tezhi magistrate court has found a 16-year-old girl of Chibolya compound in Itezhi Tezhi district in central province guilty and convicted her of naming three elderly persons as wizards.\..

Obama sends a message of congratulations to President Michael Sata on Zambia’s 50th

UNITED States President Barack Obama has sent a message of congratulations to President Michael Sata on Zambia’s 50th independence celebrations which fall on October 24th. President Obama said the American..

Mpezeni lauds government on plans to build Eastern province University

Paramount chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people in Eastern province has lauded government for finding a piece land for the construction of a provincial university in Katete district. Paramount..

Nzamane urges FRA to pay farmers

Chief Nzamane of the Ngoni speaking people in Eatern province has appealed to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) to pay farmers in his chiefdom who supplied maize to the agency…

Gondwe marketeers in Lilayi complain of poor sanitary conditions

Gondwe marketeers in Lilayi have bemoaned the lack of proper market infrastructure and poor sanitary conditions. Speaking when Kabwata Constituency 2016 hopeful Clement Tembo took a familiarisation tour of the..

LT’s jubilee present

As we celebrate Zambia’s year of jubilee Lusaka times would like honor you,  our esteemed readers. We have 2 prizes up for grabs. Nominate your favorite blogger to receive a..

It would be wrong for MMD to “demonize” people debating RB comeback-Nakacinda

Opposition Movement for Multiparty Development (MMD) Special Assistant to party President Raphael Nakacinda says it would be erroneous for the party to “demonize” people debating the comeback of former Republican..

Abandoned Mazabuka boy, Canicius Mweemba, 14, at Mazabuka General Hospital where he is lodged before the district Social Welfare Department takes him back to reunite with his family in Pemba soon.Picture courtsey of Mazabuka Social Department Department.

Grandmother of Abandoned Mazabuka boy shows up to claim the boy

THE grandmother of a teenager who was found tied to a tree in the bush in Mazabuka two weeks ago has surfaced to claim the 14-year-old boy who was being..

Scott is mocking Zambians to ask for 10 years – Banda

Opposition UPND vice president for politics Canicius Banda says it is a mockery to the Zambian people for republican vice president Guy Scott to ask that the PF government be..

RB’s political comeback is still not on MMD’s agenda – Mumba

Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) president Nevers Mumba has maintained that the speculated hinted political comeback of former President Rupiah Banda is still not on the former ruling party’s..

Government committed to improving the welfare of people in rural areas-Luo

Minister of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Nkandu Luo has reiterated government’s commitment to improving the welfare of people in rural areas. Professor Luo stated that government has paid keen interest..