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Posts published in June 2013

Foreign Lady Golfers Jet in for Tourney

[Times of Zambia]FOREIGN lady golfers have started arriving ahead of the East and Central All-Africa Challenge Trophy billed for the Lusaka Golf Club that tees-off tomorrow.

Broken Promise – Constitution Suffers Further Delay

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata's constitutional making process will again suffer further delay after the Technical Committee indicated that the draft document will only be ready in more than two months 30 days before one of the many deadlines t...

Army Officers “Rough Up” Photojournalists

[MISA]Two photojournalists were on 25th May 2013 'roughed up' by Zambia Army personnel as they tried to capture the best pictures of dignitaries laying wreaths at the Freedom Statue as part of Zambia's commemoration of Africa Freedom Day.

Miners Protest in Kitwe Over Job Losses

[Zambia Reports]The imminent job losses on the Copperbelt are threatening the peace of the mining dependent region with some miners taking to the street today in Kitwe.

Unza Student Leader Tells Off Edgar Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The University of Zambia students have moved to rebut acting President Edgar Lungu's order that students will pay for the damage caused during the May 17 demonstrations sparked by the removal of maize and mealie meal subsidies.

Photojournalist “Roughed Up” Over Pictures

[MISA]A photojournalist of Zambia's leading independent newspaper, The Post (Zambia), was on 20th May 2013 "roughed up" on the newspaper's premises as he tried to take pictures of a secretary in the Ministry of Education.

UPND Expels Renegade MP Siamunene

[Zambia Reports]The Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has expelled its Sinazongwe Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene after he failed to turn up for a disciplinary hearing.

Defecting MPs Are Liars – Mucheleka

[Zambia Reports]Lubansenshi Independent Member of Parliament Patrick Mucheleka says opposition MPs who are defecting to the ruling party claiming that is when they will take development are lying.

Nawakwi Calls Defecting MPs “Monkeys”

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Forum for Democracy and Development President Edith Nawakwi has likened Members of Parliament who are defecting to the ruling party to monkeys.