Women’s club appeal for equipment

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Kitwe District Commissioner, Macdonald Mtine, has appealed to Heifer International to consider assisting the Shakalabe Women's Club of Kitwe's Kafinsa Mission acquire modern  equipment. The women's club requires equipment to o make the milk  production project more economically viable. Mr Mtine said the group is currently producing...

Modelling is a profession – Chifire

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Youth, Sport and Child Development Deputy Minister, Angela Chifire, says modelling is one form of self -employment in Zambia which has potential to create wealth. Miss Chifire says  modelling celebrities have an effective role in human capital formation out for vulnerable and less privileged sections...

Ministry of Tourism exposes impostors

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...