Ministry of Tourism exposes impostors

A scum has been unearthed in which some unscrupulous people are impersonating Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources minister Kabinga Pande. Ministry of Tourism Public Relations Officer Bwalya Nondo disclosed that the suspected impostors are making phone calls to unsuspecting Lodge owners and other people in...

Court nullifies Sichilima’s Mbala seat

The Lusaka High Court has nullified the election of Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Mbala constituency Member of Parliament Gaston Sichilima. But Mr. Sichilima, who is also Deputy minister for Energy and Water Development, has since indicated that he would appeal against the whole judgment...

Darts Association kicks off preps for the zone six tournament in South Africa

The Darts Association of Zambia (DAZ) has commenced preparations for the Zone six tournament in South Africa. DAZ Secretary General Gibson Bwalya told ZANIS in an interview during the fundraising braii at Masiye Drive Inn Motel, that the final national darts team was expected...

ZESCO employees in Northwest passes vote of no confidence in NEC

The National Energy Sector and Allied Workers Union (NESAWU) in Solwezi in Northwestern Province have passed a vote of no confidence in their current National Executive Committee. because they were already expelled from the union. This is contained...

ZAMWA gives motherly hand to rural AIDS fight

SINCE the advent of HIV/AIDS, war has been waged against the eradication of the disease by several countries, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and to some extent, individuals. And on NGOs that have taken a unique approach towards the fight against HIV/AIDS, is the Zambia Media Women...

Zambia Tennis Association picks six players for 2007 Algiers All Africa games.

The Zambia Tennis Association (ZTA) has selected a team of four tennis players to represent Zambia at the forthcoming All Africa Games in Algeria. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS sports, ZTA Secretary General Oliver Mulenga said kingpin tennis player Edgar Kazembe and upcoming Miriam Zulu...

Heroes maintain lead of the 2007 ZBA South basketball league

Heroes have maintained their lead of the 2007 Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA)'s Southern region by thumping Lusaka Kings 111 - 50 baskets. According to Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) week three results obtained by ZANIS sports, Heroes maintained the lead for a the third time in a...

Iam inspired by Christians, says Mutinta Mazoka

Late Anderson Mazoka's widow, Mutinta says although her husband has passed on, she is still a strong woman Mutinta says the church has inspired her to be more strong even without her husband. She thanked the Catholic church for supporting her and the children during the...

Mataka: advocate of broad AIDS therapy

ASCENDING the lofty heights of limelight in recent times is Elizabeth Mataka, executive director of a non governmental organisation, the Zambia National Aids Network (ZNAN ) established in June 1994.Now she becomes one out of a myriad women to assume the universal role as...

Mpondela’s wife seeks divorce

ZAMBIA Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) president, Elias Mpondela’s wife, Judith, has petitioned for divorce in the Lusaka High Court, alleging the adulterous behaviour of her husband. Ms Mpondela, who is seeking a divorce pursuant to section 1(2) (a) of Matrimonial Cause Act of 1973, submitted...

Kitwe man allegedly murders wife

Police in Kitwe are looking for a  55-year-old-man of Mutumpa farms across the Kafue River for allegedly murdering his wife after a domestic dispute. Police Spokesperson Bonny Kapeso said Joseph Mulambi is believed to have murdered his wife identified as, Agnes Kayula, aged 50 after a...

Mufulira MPs to facilitate bill to make defilement cases non-bailable

Two opposition Parliamentarians in Mufulira on the Copperbelt have revealed that they will in the next sitting of parliament move a private members motion bill that seeks, amongst other things, to make defilement a non bailable offence. And in a related development, women's groupings in...

First Lady calls women to contribute to economic growth

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa has implored Zambian women to rise to the occasion and take up the challenge of participating fully in programmes aimed at empowering women and contributing to the overall growth of the national economy. Mrs Mwanawasa said women...

First Lady says accurate Bible translation is key to Bible teaching

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa says effective teaching of Christianity principles is dependent on the accurate translation of the Bible into other languages that are fully understood by the people. Mrs Mwanawasa notes that the Bible, being the oldest book in human race, is inspired by...

Going Green

Theres alot of talk going round about global warming. It does sound pretty scary. If it wasn't for the noticable change in weather patterns felt even in Zambia perhaps we could afford to fold our arms and let the United Nations figure out...