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Posts published in January 2016

Outgoing Lungu Campaigns in Orphanage

[Zambian Watchdog] Desperate outgoing President Edgar Lungu today visited Matero Care Centre, a charity in Matero where he utilised what was to be a charity visit to distribute his chitenge campaign materials. He is suspected to have done the same at K...

Luapula Kids Vow to Vote for HH

[Zambian Watchdog] Barely a week after some street vendors on the Copperbelt were found complaining and saying voting for PF is worse than committing suicide, these Luapula kids registered by the PF and ECZ to rig elections have vowed to teach PF a les...

UPND Oppose Anything PF Has Done, Says Sunday Chanda

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front media committee member Sunday Chanda has taken a dig at the opposition United Party for National Development for wholesomely condemning everything the ruling party does.

PF Bans Party Regalia at Constitution Signing Ceremony

[Zambia Reports] The ruling Patriotic Front has moved to remove the partisan flavour from the signing ceremony of the Constitution Amendment Bill by issuing an advisory to their cadres not to wear party regalia at the event.

Pres Lungu Back to His Chawama Roots

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu was back at his roots in Lusaka's Chawama Constituency yesterday where he joined in the first Sunday mass.

Zanaco Names 27 Players for CAF Confederation Cup

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia's flag bearers in the 2016 Caf Confederation Cup, Zanaco have released a list of 27 players registered with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the upcoming campaign.

Nevers Says MMD Will Repeal Public Order Act

[Zambia Reports] Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy president Nevers Mumba says his party will abolish the Public Order Act if they bounce back to power.

Are African Medical Myths Still Relevant?

[Times of Zambia] There are certain diseases believed to be suffered by Africans and cannot be cured using conventional medicines.

Rupiah Banda Caught Up in Dubai Hotel Fire?

[Zambian Watchdog] A huge fire has engulfed a high rise hotel called the Address in Central Dubai. Debris could be seen dropping from the 300m tall (1,000 ft) building, as fire fighters arrived at the scene.

Slap D, Macky II ‘Clash’

[Times of Zambia] XYZ proprietor Slap D and Macky II, popularly known as the Kopala swag, finally 'clashed' at Lusaka's Hollywood City where they went head-to-head in a musical show last weekend.

Pompi in Christ Jazz Affair

[Times of Zambia] Award-winning gospel artiste Chaka Nyathando, alias Pompi, kept the audience at Misty Jazz restaurant in Lusaka entertained with his uplifting gospel tracks last Thursday.

Choose Between Life, Death

[Times of Zambia] At the beginning of the New Year, you are hopefully prepared to live, and also ready to die.

‘Boost Film Industry in 2016’

[Times of Zambia] Zambian film producer and writer, Paul Phiri has urged various stakeholders to embrace film production in 2016 and help market the country's tourism.

Global Economic Crunch Affects Zambia

[Times of Zambia] A local economist, Noel Nkhoma has attributed Zambia's failure to meet most of the key economic fundamentals in 2015 to the global economic trends.

Peace Preachers in Festive Mood

[Times of Zambia] The Peace Preachers who came on the scene with their hit album 'Katalalika Wamabimbi' in 2008 graced the 2015 festivities by performing their album tracks at various venues.

Farmers’ Union Salutes Govt

[Times of Zambia] The Government's introduction of the e-voucher in the agriculture sector in 2015 and the inclusion of other crops in the Farmer Input Support Programme is commendable, the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has said.

‘Buy Goods From Locals’

[Times of Zambia] Government should buy more goods and services from local producers this year than it did in 2015 to limit import payments.

Arcades Hosts Magg44

[Times of Zambia] Arcades Shopping Mall in Lusaka played host to gospel musician Magnus Mando, a.k.a Magg44 and his band, to mark Christmas Eve last Thursday.