Brain Mushimba on GMOs: There is nothing today that is not modified in one way or another

Transport Minister Brian Mushimba
Minister of Higher Education Dr Brain Mushimba has said that there is nothing today that is not modified in one way or another. Speaking during the tour of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA), Dr Mushimba said that even drought-resistant crops have been...

Electricity rationing in 2019 is a clear indication of the poor decision making metrics by the PF government -“Chipantepante” governance HH calls it

By Frazer Bwalya Musonda In June of 2015 I stumbled upon a video on YouTube (link attached) of an interview of the then deputy minister of Mines, Energy & Water Development Charles Zulu at the Africa Energy Forum held in Dubai. Aside from his uncoordinated...

Kambwili cautioned against discrediting President Lungu by issuing defamatory statements

FILE: Mr. Vildan Findlayi standing between  President Edgar Lungu and  Prince Harry the Duke of Sussex shortly after the official talks at State House
New Congress Party President Peter Chanda has cautioned opposition National Democratic Congress-(NDC) leader Chishimba Kambwili against discrediting President Edgar Lungu. Pastor Chanda said that Mr. Kambwili has continued issuing defamatory statements against the President even after being reported to the Police for uttering disparaging remarks...

HH should stop using FIC CEO in his Political Battles-Sunday Chanda

Financial Intelligence Centre Director General Mary Chirwa
The Patriotic Front has advised UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema to stop using Financial Intelligence Centre -FIC- Chief Executive Officer Mary Tshuma in his political battles. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda says the opposition leader should not compromise Ms. Tshuma’s professional standing unless he’s telling the...

HIV still number one cause of death in Zambia-Study

A joint study by researchers from the International Institute of Applied Systems and Analysis, the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Zambia has shown that HIV remains the leading cause of death in Zambia. This is despite the fact that people in sub-Saharan...

What business is President Lungu doing with a wanted Drug Dealer-Kambwili

Opposition National Democratic Congress Leader Chishimba Kambwili
National Democratic Congress Leader Chishimba Kambwili has challenged President Edgar Lungu to tell the nation what Business he is doing with Valden Findlay. Mr Kambwili said the nation must be told what relationship exists between the President and Mr Findlay who is a wanted drug...

Pay Teachers who Marked the 2018 Grade 9 and 12 Exams Immediately, Demands HH

United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichileam has urged the ruling patriotic Front (PF) Government to be humane for once and stop playing games with teachers who marked the 2018 Grade 9 and 12 examination papers by paying them their dues immediately. In...

PF reacts to HH’s allegations that the Party is xenophobic towards other tribes

HH speaking during a radio programme on SUN FM
The Ruling Patriotic Front Member of the Central Committee and MCC Provincial Chairman North Western Province Jackson Kungo has said that United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema sees everything with tribal lenses. In a statement released to the Mr Kungu accused Mr...

We are in this Electricity Calamity because PF Government ignored our advice-HH

HH speaking during a radio programme on SUN FM
The United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema has blamed the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) Government of causing the electricity calamity the country is now facing. In a message posted on his social media account, Mr. Hichilema said that PF Government has been dancing...

President Mugabe was maligned because of his crusade to bring social justice and equity to Zimbabwe-KK

ROBERT MUGABE, ZIMBABWE'S FIRST POST-INDEPENDENCE LEADER, DIES AT THE AGE OF 95.
First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda has said that it is regrettable that the late President Robert Mugabe was maligned and subjected to mudslinging by some sections of the world who were against his crusade of bringing social justice and equity to Zimbabwe. In a message...

It is Inhumane and Barbaric for Government to Reject HH’s help and deprive the Needy

HH speaking during a radio programme on SUN FM
By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member With the General Election in 2021 fast approaching, the PF have gone into hyperdrive and descended into what appears to be pure animal territory by engaging into acts of humanitarian sabotage by deploying unspoken, unwritten illegal standing orders across...

Zimbabwe’s founding President Robert Mugabe dies

Zimbabwe's founding President Robert Mugabe has died at the age of 95, president Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. In a statement early on Friday, Mnangagwa called Mugabe “an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people. His...

Zambia has no intentions of recalling Ambassador to SA over Xenophobia

Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya with Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo at a Joint Press Briefing
The government says Zambia has no intentions of recalling its Ambassador to South Africa amidst the xenophobic attacks in that country. On Wednesday, Nigeria recalled its Ambassador to South Africa Jabiru Bala and pulled out of the World Economic Summit and is demanding full compensation...

Zambia to import Power from South Africa to ease load shedding

Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa
Energy Minister, Mathew Nkhuwa has said that Zambia will next week start importing power from ESKOM at a cost of $13.5 million. Mr. Nkhuwa further disclosed that with the inclusion of transmission charges the cost will go up to $21 million. Speaking in an...

Fred M’membe joins in condemning attacks on South African Businesses in Zambia

The Socialist Party Presidential candidate for the 2021 Elections Fred M'membe has joined in condemning what he described as criminal acts of destroying assets, businesses belonging to South African companies. In a statement released to the media condemning the South AfricaXenophobic attacks as barbaric, Dr...