[New Zimbabwe] U.S.based Thomas Mapfumo has joined global calls for the release of Zambian musician and activist Pilato aka Fumba Chama who was arrested on charges of participating in a peaceful protest in September last year.
[Times of Zambia] The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has continued to suffer setbacks with the latest being six members of the provincial and district executive committees in Northern province who have defected to the ruling Patriotic Front (PF).
[Times of Zambia] Mulungishi University Vice-Chancellor Hellicy Ng'ambi has advised incoming students to tell off teachers and lecturers seeking sexual favours to avoid ruining their future and that of the country.
[Zambia Reports] State House spokesperson Amos Chanda says there is no impropriety involved in the transaction involving a gift of a piece of land given to President Edgar Lungu in the Royal Kingdom of eSwatini (formerly known as Swaziland).
[New Times] VINCENT Mashami, the head coach of the national junior men's football team, has hailed the youngsters for their character and willingness to learn despite a second round exit in the qualifiers for the 2019 Africa U-20 Nations Championship.