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Posts published in “Day: August 24, 2016

Non-Titled Zambian Player Wins Mdina Malawi Open

[Nyasa Times] Non-titled Zambian chess player Goodwin Phiri is the new champion for Mdina Malawi Open Chess Championship following his triumph during the nine-round tournament hel from Friday to Sunday at Simama Hotel in Lilongwe.

Hockey Champs Genetrix Come 5th

[Nyasa Times] Malawian hockey champions Genetrix won two of their five games to come fifth from the six-team invitational international tournament hosted by Zambia Hockey Association (ZHA) from Friday to Sunday (August 19-21) in Lusaka.

Series of Petrol Bomb Attacks in Kitwe

[Zambia Reports] Suspected PF CADRES on Sunday night allegedly carried out a series of petrol bomb attacks in Kitwe on institutions they perceive to be their enemies.

Is Democracy a Crumbling Edifice? a Zambian Perspective

[Daily Maverick] It was little surprise that the state of the economy took centre stage in the main opposition United National Development Party's campaign platform in Zambia's recent 2016 tripartite election. By MAKASA CHINYANTA.

Media Bodies Condemn Closure of Private Broadcasters

[Zambia Reports] Media bodies led by MISA Zambia and the Media Liaison Committee are demanding the immediate lifting of the suspension of Muvi TV, Komboni Radio and Itezhi Tezhi Radio following the decision by the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IB...

Lungu Visits Market Burnt in Alleged Political Violence

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu yesterday visited Bauleni compound to check on a market that was destroyed by fire in a suspected political violence crime allegedly perpetrated by opposition supporters.

Zambia Regulator Suspends Three Private Broadcasters

[Al Jazeera] Authorities in Zambia have suspended the licences of three private broadcasters, including the country's biggest non-public TV station, saying that they had posed a risk to peace and stability during this month's presidential election.