Daily Archives: April 4, 2018

Zambia second largest destination of Chinese in Africa

Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Yang Youming

Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Zambia YANG YOUMING says Zambia is the second largest destination of Chinese investment in Africa. Mr. YANG says there has been an increase in both private and public Chinese investments to Zamia. He has attributed this to the stable and conducive environment which has continued to attract direct foreign investment. Mr. YANG was speaking in Lusaka ...

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HEA deregisters Alliance International University


The Higher Education Authority has deregistered Alliance International University for failing to take remedial measures to address areas of deficiencies. HEA Director General, Professor Steven Simukanga has told a media briefing in Lusaka that the university failed to address key areas for the proper function of a Higher Education Institution after a second audit of the institution conducted on 27th ...

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22 year old commits suicide after killing his wife

Esther Katongo

A garden boy of Lusaka’s Chadleigh area has committed suicide by taking an unknown poisonous substance leaving behind a note that he had murdered his wife and buried her at his workplace. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has identified the deceased as Sweden Gwayi aged 22 years. Ms Katongo says the deceased was found lying in an unconscious state at about ...

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Govt to investigate Socialist Party over homosexuality allegations

Steven Kampyongo - Home Affairs Minister (Pic by Albert Mpezeni)

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo says government will institute an investigation into revelations that the Fred M’membe led Socialist Party is entertaining homosexuality which is against the Laws of Zambia. Mr Kampyongo has told a media briefing that if the revelations by Rainbow party leader Wynter Kabimba are found to be true, necessary action will be taken by law enforcement ...

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Modise out with hip injury

Midfielder Teko Modise

Teko Modise has suffered a hip injury and is likely to miss of Cape Town City’s five league games this month, officials said on Wednesday. The 35-year-old veteran suffered the injury in training last week and had to sit out on Sunday when City lost to Mamelodi Sundowns in their Nedbank Cup quarterfinal clash. He will be missing on Wednesday ...

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Ex-England captain Wilkins dies

Ex-England captain Wilkins dies

Former England and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins has died at the age of 61 following a cardiac arrest, his former club Chelsea announced on Wednesday. “Everybody associated with Chelsea Football Club is devastated to learn of the passing of our former player, captain and assistant coach, Ray Wilkins. Rest in peace, Ray, you will be dreadfully missed,” the club ...

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Winnie Mandela – the young mother who refused to be broken

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was at the heart of the campaign for black freedom

The death of South Africa’s veteran anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the age of 81 has sparked a national debate about how she should be remembered. The more traditional sections of society, including her staunch supporters, want us to remember her as a faultless woman. Others, particularly those who are still in the trenches fighting the old battles in favour ...

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify before US committee

Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to testify before the US House Commerce Committee regarding the firm’s use and protection of user data. Facebook has faced criticism after it emerged it had known for years that Cambridge Analytica had harvested data from about 50 million of its users. He will testify before the committee on Wednesday, 11 April. Committee chairman ...

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Lusaka Province Executive Committee dissolved with immediate effect

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila

The Patriotic Front Central Committee has with immediate effect dissolved the entire Lusaka Province Executive Committee. PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has told Journalists in Lusaka that this is in readiness for Provincial, District and Ward elections which will be held from 18th April until June 30th in the province. And the PF Chief Executive Officer says the party has ...

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