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Posts published in August 2015

Ex-Kabushi MP Sues Ndola Council

[Times of Zambia] Former Kabushi Member of Parliament Nedson Nzowa has filed an injunction in the Ndola high court to restrain the Ndola City Council to demolish the Lubuto Library and develop it into a shopping mall.

Adulterer Cornered

[Times of Zambia] The Kanyama local court heard how a married man had sex for three weeks with his girlfriend in the sitting room while his wife was in the bedroom.

Lungu Endorsement Timely

[Times of Zambia] Elected as the sixth custodian of the instruments of power, Edgar Chagwa Lungu has again been trusted by his party as the chief paddler of the new era Patriotic Front (PF) boat to sail through 2016 General Elections.

Plan a Wedding That’s Totally You

[Times of Zambia] Planning a wedding without a clear game plan can be overwhelming. How you and your partner want your wedding to go must be considered and talked about before you attempt to plan the celebration.

Of Poets and Poems

[Times of Zambia] Last week my columnist-neighbor, John Kapesa, who was reviewing a week-long gathering of theatre enthusiasts and other budding artists held about three weeks previously at Mansa Teacher's Training College in Mansa, Luapula, made an in...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Deserve Pat On the Back

[Times of Zambia] Some people might have their views or even disagree but as for me I feel I would be failing in my duty if I did not acknowledge the remarkable job the Jehovah's Witnesses are doing to improve the infrastructure in the country.

Former Nigeria Envoy Shocked

[Times of Zambia] Former Nigerian Ambassador to Zambia, Sifawu Inu-Umoru Momoh has expressed shock at a report that she physically attacked a local journalist who was covering her appearance at the Lusaka magistrates' court this week.

President Lungu Donates to Kasisi Orphanage

[Zambia Reports] Republican President Edgar Lungu has donated part of the proceeds from the Zambia Golf Union tournament held at State House this morning to Lusaka's Kasisi Orphanage.

Betraying a Player’s Trust

[Times of Zambia] I feel there is a serious human resource management crisis at the national team which seriously needs to be addressed sooner than later.

Lessons Learnt in Mansa

[Times of Zambia] Thank you James Lungu of Kalulushi for closely following up this column he wrote saying he greatly enjoyed the stories in which I have for the last two weeks been appraising the National Schools Arts Association of Zambia (NASAAZ) fes...

Partnering in Heritage Conservation Fruitful

[Times of Zambia] Ask most people what heritage is and a myriad answers ensue. Some conjure up images of primordial churches like the Niamkolo Church in the Northern Province or castles such as Castle Hotel (commonly referred to as Lundazi Castle) in t...

2015 Barclays Cup Thrills – Big Guns Kept Apart

[Times of Zambia] History-making Lumwana Radiants have been handed a nightmare of a draw in the prestigious 2015 Barclays Cup tournament with a quarter-final clash against giants, Zanaco, while four-time champions, Zesco United got a date with Kabwe Wa...

Flogging a Dead Horse!

[Times of Zambia] Proverbs 27:22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding them like grain with a pestle, you will not remove their folly from them.

Stop Political Yapping

[Times of Zambia] Anything coming from the Office of the President and the Government can be politicised with gross distortions deliberately meant to damage the image of these two institutions.

‘It Was Normal Maintenance’

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has dispelled rumours that the water shortage which hit some parts of the city three days ago was caused by massive load-shedding.

Recovered in Nick of Time

[Times of Zambia] Have you ever lost and recovered a valuable item the same day? TIMOTHY KAMBILIMA did and now recounts his unbelievable stroke of luck on a day he was taking an important examination. Read on...

Indeni Procures Correct Crude

[Times of Zambia] Ideni Oil Refinery has procured new crude oil free of impurities under the October consignment. Company managing director Maybin Noole said when he addressed journalists in Ndola yesterday that Indeni was operating under difficult con...

Of Property Grabbing, Death

[Times of Zambia] When people get married, they are happy as they live together as wife and husband.

‘I Knew Africa After My U.S Trip’

[Times of Zambia] Since childhood, Mandela Washington Fellow (2015) Jessie Chisi dreamed of telling good stories about Africa. But she had to travel to the United States of America (USA) in order to know Africa. In this write-up, Jessie describes how h...