Daily Archives: March 12, 2017

FODEP concerned Parley is slowly turning into ‘conflict zone’

Mweenge Chimfwembe - FODEP Executive Director

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has urged Members of Parliament to find a way to return the House to a more cooperative atmosphere, following a verbal brawl on Friday in the chambers and one of the most acrimonious Vice President’s question time. FODEP Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe says his organization is dismayed that the atmosphere in the House has ...

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This Is the Workout Class Pregnant Beyoncé’s Doing ‘Almost Every Day’

This Is the Workout Class Pregnant Beyoncé's Doing 'Almost Every Day'

Beyoncé, who’s pregnant with twins these days (duh), is reportedly still going harder than most non-expectant people with her workout routine. Us Weekly reports that Bey has been going to Michelle Obama’s favorite workout class, SoulCycle, “almost every day” in Los Angeles, per sources. A post shared by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Mar 6, 2017 at 8:58am PST Jay Z almost ...

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South African baby girl abducted in Durban found safe and well

Siwaphiwe Mbambo was abducted when her mother's car was taken in Durban

A one-month-old girl abducted in an apparent car-jacking in the South African city of Durban on Friday has been found safe and well. Police stopped a vehicle between Durban and Pietermaritzburg at about midnight on Saturday and found Siwaphiwe Mbambo. Three people have been arrested, one of them the baby’s mother, police said. Two suspects had allegedly car-jacked her vehicle, ...

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South Korea’s Park leaves presidential palace after impeachment

Ms Park has also lost her presidential immunity and can be prosecuted

Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has now left the presidential palace, two days after judges upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her. Ms Park, who has still not commented on the ruling, is heading for her home in southern Seoul. She has been impeached over her role in a corruption scandal involving close friend, Choi Soon-sil. Ms Park’s opponents, who ...

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Police arrest Kapiri woman for killing husband

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo - Picture by Albert Mpezeni

Police in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested a woman aged 32 of Kampongwe in Kapiri Mposhi for allegedly murdering her husband. The deceased who has been identified as Oliva  Kalangwe aged 34 also of Kampongwe area was initially assaulted by his wife on 26th February, 2017 at about 20:00 hours and he reported the matter to police. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo ...

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First Lady to use UN Conference to lobby for resources

First Lady Esther Lungu

First Lady Esther Lungu is optimistic that she will use United Nations (UN) Conference to lobby for resources to support women and girls’ empowerment in Zambia. The First Lady arrived in New York yesterday for the sixty-First session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61). Mrs. Lungu says she will help Zambia mobilize resources for women and girls’ ...

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Inonge Wina leads youths in commemorating Youth Day

Inonge Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina has led hundred of youths in commemorating youth day celebrations. Mrs. Wina who arrived at the Freedom Statue this morning led several dignitaries and government officials in laying wreaths at the statue. This year’s youth day celebration is being held under the theme Unity and Innovation for a smart Zambia. And Minister of Youths and Sports ...

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Zambia battle Senegal for U-20 Afcon

Zambia battle Senegal for U-20 Afcon

The curtain comes down on the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations with hosts Zambia battling it out with 2015 losing finalists Senegal. Both teams are unbeaten in the competition with Senegal’s unbeaten run at this level going as far back as October, 2015. Senegal coach Joseph Koto insists that his side is not under pressure in today’s match turning ...

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Sister Sledge singer Joni dies at 60

Sister Sledge performing on Top of the Pops

Joni Sledge, the singer best-known for the disco anthem We Are Family, has died aged 60. Sledge, who formed Sister Sledge with her three siblings in 1971, was found unresponsive by a friend at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, her publicist said. She had not been ill and the cause of death is unknown. Sledge, who is survived by her ...

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