Daily Archives: April 25, 2017

Gilbert Mwila urges speedy implementation of Political Parties Act

PF Monze District Chairman Gilbert Mwila

Patriotic Front Monze District Chairman Gilbert Mwila says there is need to speed up the implementation of the Political Parties Act in order to promote maturity on the political front. Mr. Mwila says the people of Zambia have been subjected to immature politics perpetrated by some political players. He states that the Act is necessary in order to guide the ...

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President of the Adventist World Radio arrives in Zambia


The President of the Adventist World Radio (AWR) Dr. Duane McKey has arrived in Zambia on a three – day official visit. Dr. McKey who has been director of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries at the world headquarters of the Seventh Day Adventist Church is in the country to consult with the leadership of the Southern Zambia Union Conference ahead ...

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Join the fight against lawlessness, Chiefs told

Supreme Council President Suzyo Zimba

Traditional leaders in the Country have been urged to join government in the fight against lawlessness. Islamic Supreme Council of Zambia President Suzyo Zimba says it is important that traditional leaders work with government rather than issue threats to the government. Mr. Zimba says this is not the time for Chiefs to start issuing threats, but time to unite the ...

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President Lungu calls for elimination of Malaria in Zambia

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says the country should completely eliminate malaria by 2021. And President Lungu has today launched the national malaria elimination strategy 2017-2021 which outlines various interventions towards the elimination of malaria. In a speech read on his behalf by health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya, during the commemoration of the World Malaria day and launch of the national malaria ...

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Exclusive: Has Zoe Saldana revealed Avengers 4 title?


Has Zoe Saldana let slip that the title of the fourth Avengers film is Avengers: Infinity Gauntlet? Speaking at the Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 premiere, the actress, who plays Gamora, talked about the involvement of Guardians stars in the Avengers films. Asked about the third Avengers film on Monday, she said: “I think the Guardians just shot their ...

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Groans as Ivanka defends Trump in Berlin


Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka was met with groans as she defended her father’s attitude towards women at the G20 women’s summit in Berlin. The First Daughter was taking part in a panel discussion about female entrepreneurs alongside German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and IMF chief Christine Lagarde. But the audience bristled at her praise for the US president. The event is ...

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Two shot by man in Police uniform

Esther Mwaata ZP

Two people were yesterday shot and injured by an unknown person wearing a Police combat uniform in Lusaka’s Kamwala area. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says shooting incident happened at about 16:00 hours near Kamwala Prisons in which a mini bus driver and a passenger were shot. Ms Katongo says efforts are being made to establish whether the assailant is a ...

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Newcastle returns to Premier League

Newcastle United © Gallo Images

Rafael Benitez succeeded in his gamble of staying on as manager as he steered Newcastle United straight back up to the Premier League with a 4-1 win over Preston on Monday. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid boss stayed on after they were relegated to the Championship at the end of last season and even though Newcastle stumbled of ...

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Elton John suffered ‘deadly bacterial infection’ on tour


Sir Elton John suffered a “potentially deadly” bacterial infection during a tour, forcing him to spend two nights in intensive care and cancel concerts in the US, his management says. The singer became violently ill at the end of a tour of South America last week, requiring him to return to the UK for urgent treatment. Nine concerts that were ...

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Arrests over shooting of Kuki Gallmann at Kenya conservation park

A luxury safari lodge owned by Ms Gallmann was burned down last month

Kenya has arrested an unspecified number of suspects and recovered a gun potentially linked to the shooting of conservationist Kuki Gallmann, the country’s interior minister said. The 73-year old author of I Dreamed of Africa was injured in an ambush at her conservation park on Sunday. Ms Gallmann’s family said she was in intensive care at a Nairobi hospital. She ...

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