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The stripping naked of a young woman by call boys angers Women for Change

The stripping naked of a young woman by call boys angers Women for Change

Number of View: 1Women for Change have condemned the stripping naked of a woman by call boys commonly known as Kaponya’s at Lusaka’s Kulima Tower bus station. A woman was reported to have been stripped naked,tortured and beaten up by call boys of Kulima Tower bus station for purportedly wearing what they perceived as indecent. […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
RDA commended for awarding a road contract to Buildcon for the rehabilitation of the Chingola Solwezi Road

RDA commended for awarding a road contract to Buildcon for the rehabilitation of the Chingola Solwezi Road

Number of View: 5Former Mine Workers Union of Zambia President Andrew Mwanza has commended the Road Development Agency RDA for awarding a road contract to a local contractor to work on the rehabilitation of phase two of the Chingola Solwezi Road. Mr Mwanza says the decision by RDA to award a contract to the contractors’ […]

May 19, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

Federation of Business Development urges government to invest in viable sectors of the economy

Federation of Business Development urges government to invest in viable sectors of the economy

Number of View: 4The Federation of Business Development says government must begin to invest in sectors of the economy that will bring in revenue to sustain both the foreign and domestic debts. Federation President Mukumbi Kafuta says the continued delays by government to invest in viable sectors of the economy will cost the country’s future […]

May 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Zambia Railways Limited in need of about K50 million for the rehabilitation of inter-mine  rail routes

Zambia Railways Limited in need of about K50 million for the rehabilitation of inter-mine rail routes

Number of View: 7Zambia Railways Limited Director of Marketing Chris Musonda says the Company is in need of about K 50 million to rehabilitate the inter mine rail routes. Mr Musonda has told Flava FM news in interview that the K 50 million will assist in upgrading the railway line in mines areas for effectiveness […]

May 18, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

PF members on the Copperbelt congratulate Inonge Wina and Ngosa Simbyakula on their appointments as party Vice President and National Chairperson respectively

PF members on the Copperbelt congratulate Inonge Wina and Ngosa Simbyakula on their appointments as party Vice President and National Chairperson respectively

Number of View: 2Patriotic Front on the Copperbelt has congratulated Vice President Inonge Wina and Justice Minister Ngosa Simbyakula on their appointments as Patriotic Front Vice President and National Chairperson of the party respectively. PF Provincial Youth Secretary Binwell Mpundu says the appointment of the duo will help to strengthen the party. He says Ms. […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Rainbow Party members on the Copperbelt reject offer to return to the Patriotic Front

Rainbow Party members on the Copperbelt reject offer to return to the Patriotic Front

Number of View: 4Opposition Rainbow Party members on the Copperbelt have responded to Patriotic Front Secretary General Davis Chama’s call to the PF Copperbelt provincial leadership to work hard and bring back members that have defected to the Rainbow party. Mr Chama is reported to have said that the PF is in need of numbers […]

May 19, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Taylor Swift dominates Billboard music awards

Taylor Swift dominates Billboard music awards

Number of View: 6 Pop star Taylor Swift has swept the board at the Billboard music awards, winning eight of the 14 categories in which she was nominated. Among her prizes were best female artist, best streaming song for Shake It Off and the ceremony’s top honour, artist of the year. British star Sam Smith […]

May 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
King of Blues BB King dies

King of Blues BB King dies

Number of View: 6The ‘King of the Blues’ guitarist and singer, BB King, has died aged 89, his lawyer says. King, known for his hits Lucille, Sweet Black Angel and Rock Me Baby, died in his sleep in Las Vegas. Born in Mississippi, King began performing in the 1940s. He went on to influence a […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

Call for $2bn global antibiotic research fund

Call for $2bn global antibiotic research fund

Number of View: 5 The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn (£1.3bn) innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics. In return, there would be guaranteed payments to companies which produced vitally needed new antibiotics. There are currently very few new antibiotics in development amid a global spread of resistant […]

May 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Europe and US mark VE Day anniversary

Europe and US mark VE Day anniversary

Number of View: 6Events are being held across Europe to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two on the continent. European leaders gathered in the Polish port of Gdansk for a midnight ceremony at the site where the first shots of the war were fired. The Gdansk commemoration was seen as […]

May 8, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

Egyptian authorities using sexual violence on ‘massive scale’

Egyptian authorities using sexual violence on ‘massive scale’

Number of View: 7 Egyptian security forces are using sexual violence against detainees on a massive scale, according to the International Federation for Human Rights. A report by the organisation suggests men, women and children are being abused “to eliminate public protest”. Many are subjected to virginity tests, rape and gang rape after arrest. Egypt’s […]

May 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza’s return ‘thwarted’

Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza’s return ‘thwarted’

Number of View: 6 Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has been unable to return home following reports that a coup was taking place while he was out of the country. Mr Nkurunziza flew back from a summit in Tanzania, but the airport had been closed to stop him from landing. His plane reportedly returned to Tanzania. […]

May 14, 2015 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

Beware of false Preachers-Sikwese

Beware of false Preachers-Sikwese

Number of View: 4A Kitwe Cleric has called on Christians to be cautious of false preachers. Bethesda Pool Church Pastor Daniel Sikwese says the country has witnessed increased cases of unscrupulous people pretending to be preachers when in actual sense they are only after swindling people out of their money. Pastor Daniel says the so […]

May 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Green Party commends the Zambia Medical Association for supporting calls for the legalization of medicinal marijuana.

Green Party commends the Zambia Medical Association for supporting calls for the legalization of medicinal marijuana.

Number of View: 5Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has hailed the Zambia Medical Association for supporting calls for the legalization of medicinal marijuana. In yesterday’s Post Newspaper, the Zambia Medical Association President Dr Aaron Mujajati is reported to have suggested that marijuana be subjected to further scientific scrutiny in view of growing debates on its […]

May 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Man Utd keeper has tough choice – Louis van Gaal

Man Utd keeper has tough choice – Louis van Gaal

Number of View: 6 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has given the clearest indication yet that they face the prospect of losing goalkeeper David De Gea to Real Madrid. De Gea went off with a hamstring injury during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford, which makes him a doubt for United’s last […]

May 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
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