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Posts published in August 2015

Councillor Questions Strength of Road in Floodplains

[New Era] Kabbe Constituency Councillor Raphael Mbala, who doubles as chairperson of the Zambezi Regional Council, is in doubt whether the road currently being constructed in the eastern Zambezi floodplains would be able to withstand floods.

Nyango – Long Journey to a Resting Place of Namibian Heroes

[New Era] Nyango -The area of Nyango located in the Kaoma district some 400 kilometres west of Lusaka is rich in history and is likely to get a new lease of life in the near future from the Namibian government, due to the sentimental value the area hol...

Hichilema Shares Rare Moment With His Son

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has shared a rare glimpse into his personal life posting a picture with his wife and last born son Chikonka after returning from what he terms a "mara...

Kabimba and the Politics of Morals

[Zambia Reports] In August 2013, Wynter Kabimba - then as the 'all powerful' PF Secretary General and Justice Minister - told Zambians there were no morals in politics and vehemently defended the Patriotic Front government's poaching of opposition Memb...

Zambia’s Road Network Getting Facelift

[Zambia Reports] Zambia's road network has received a major facelift and seen here is the Mongu-Kalabo road which is one of the many projects under President Edgar Lungu.

Mahachi Is Right – Chaotic Funeral (Part 1)

[Times of Zambia] If truth be told, Morgan Mahachi was not really doing his wife's funeral unique and unusual style just for the sake of being stubborn or troublesome. It appears he had a bone to chew with society. He seemed to be unhappy with many of ...

Adopting Foreign Accent!

[Times of Zambia] For some time, concerns of poor broadcasting have been raised, the latest one being when a presenter who was interviewing a Western African switched to that accent coming up with something that can only be described as comical.

Zambia Fashion Week Countdown

[Times of Zambia] September is here and with it comes the weather heat and the countdown heat to the local Fashion industry's main event; Zambia Fashion Week.

Non Verbal Communication

[Times of Zambia] Through a close friend, I came to know a Zambian of Asian origin called Veejay. Veejay, at the time I was acquainted with him, had one child that was in upper primary school.

HIV Overshadows Women’s Health

[Times of Zambia] On 26 August 2015 Gender Links sent me the following article: The health agenda in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) since the adoption of the Protocol on Gender and Development in 2008 has been largely overshadowed by...

Consistency Is Key

[Times of Zambia] Athletes are always on the lookout for an easier way to achieve their goals to win that elusive trophy that every sportsperson desperately wants.

Yengwe Ward Gets Facelift

[Times of Zambia] Yengwe ward in Ndola Central Constituency has embarked on rehabilitating drainages in Northrise residential area in Ndola.

Ndola Public Library Reopens

[Times of Zambia] The Ndola public library which was closed for over a year for rehabilitation works has now been opened to the public after refurbishing the facility at a cost of K200,000.

Tujilijili Resurface

[Times of Zambia] The banned highly intoxicating illicit alcohol packed in sachets popularly known as Tujilijili have resurfaced on the market and is on high demand, especially in Lusaka's Misisi Township.

‘Consider Renting Out Haunted House’

[Times of Zambia] A fully packed Chelston local court has heard that a house that has been vacant for six years might be haunted.

Hubby Divorced for Denying Sex

[Times of Zambia] A women of Lusaka's Lilanda Township has sued her husband whom she has accused of sexually starving her for more than a year.

Bulgarian Convicts Cry Foul

[Times of Zambia] Two incarcerated Bulgarians who are Automated Teller machine (ATM) schemers and were sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Kabwe Magistrate's Court have complained bitterly following the decision by police to slap them with more 2...