Daily Archives: April 19, 2017

Angelina Jolie gets personal about her late mother

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie’s first beauty campaign in a decade was done in honor of her late mother Marcheline Bertrand. The 41-year-old actress, who is the face of French beauty brand Mon Guerlain, revealed to Marie Claire that it was actually a favorite of Bertrand’s. The matriarch died in 2007 after a battle with ovarian and breast cancer.“It was a brand my ...

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Govt wasted K2m on ICC consultations – Chanda

UPPZ President Charles Chanda

United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) says it’s clear that the government simply wasted the K2 million allocated towards consultations on Zambia’s membership to the International Criminal Court (ICC). UPPZ President Charles Chanda says from the onset, the people of Zambia wanted the country to remain a member of the ICC and therefore allocating such huge amounts of money to ...

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New political party formed

A new political party called the Movement for National Transformation (MNT) has been launched with a promise to transform Zambian politics. Speaking at the launch of the party, party president Daniel Shimunza says his party is a movement for aggressive  industrialisation of Zambia to make it a first world nation and balance off tools of production, distribution and consumption in ...

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Labour Minister implores investors to empower workers

Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko

Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko has implored investors and companies to ensure their working conditions are good enough to empower workers so they can have a sustainable livelihood once they retire. Mrs Simukoko has expressed disappointment how some workers are not able to build a simple house once they retire from a job they had for years. She notes that some ...

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Regional Politics worries Oasis Forum

Fr Cleophas Lungu

The Oasis Forum has noted with concern the degeneration of national identity in the face of tribal and regional politics in the country. In a statement, Oasis Forum Chairperson Fr Cleophas Lungu says today the country is seeing public officers such as the police, whose role is to protect every citizen from danger, refuse to discharge their functions impartially and ...

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Big Match Feature: Barca v Juve


Barcelona have a sizeable first-leg deficit to overturn for the second round running, with Juventus travelling to the Camp Nou leading 3-0 after a dominant home display. Barcelona are aiming to reach a 17th European Cup semi-final but it is Juve, seeking their 12th, who hold the upper hand thanks to two goals from Paulo Dybala and one from Giorgio ...

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California gunman kills three ‘in race attack’ in Fresno

Two images of Kori Ali Muhammad released by the Fresno Police Department

Three white men were killed and another wounded when a black gunman opened fire in Fresno, California, in a suspected race attack, police have said. Kori Ali Muhammad shot 16 rounds in 90 seconds in the shooting spree on Tuesday, said Police Chief Jerry Dyer. He shouted “God is greatest” in Arabic when arrested but this was a hate crime ...

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HH’s lawyers ask court to quash treason charge

HH with thump up

Lawyers for the incarcerated UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema have asked the Lusaka Magistrate Court to quash the charge of treason and release him and his co-accused on bail. The lawyers want the Magistrate Court to use its inherent jurisdiction to quash a charge on face value if such a case is not properly drafted to be tried in a court ...

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Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real beat Bayern in thriller


Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to take his Champions League tally to 100 goals as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the semi-finals. Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal’s harsh 84th-minute dismissal was the first pivotal moment of a thrilling game, and then Ronaldo was clearly standing in an offside position to score Madrid’s second ...

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