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‘This is Zambia’ Song By Rapper Pilato Dominates Social Media

‘This is Zambia’ Song By Rapper Pilato Dominates Social Media

Just two months after his return from exile, musician and activist Fumba Chama, popularly known as Pilato, has released This Is Zambia – a cover of American rapper Childish Gambino’s viral hit record This Is America. The song depicts the socio-political state of affairs in the country.

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Africa is growing as a tourist hotspot for many young people around the world and unearthing more of its landmark gems only continues to strengthen its appeal. Take the case of the little-known Pride of Africa’s luxury train tour offered by South African private rail company, Rovos Rail. The train allows travelers to journey between […]

President Edgar Lungu to Attend Inauguration Ceremony of Turkish Counterpart Erdogan

President Edgar Lungu to Attend Inauguration Ceremony of Turkish Counterpart Erdogan

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will attend the inauguration ceremony of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July, 9th, 2018. This is according to a press statement issued by Jerry Munthali, First Secretary for Press at the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Ankara, Turkey. Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji said President Lungu is […]

Democracy means no freedom of speech! Police arrest man for insulting President Lungu on Facebook

Democracy means no freedom of speech! Police arrest man for insulting President Lungu on Facebook

POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a 29 year old man of Msolo Primary School in Samfya in connection with the defamatory statements against President Edgar Lungu. The suspect identified as Dickson Banda who allegedly posted a defamatory statement against the president on Facebook has also been charged for being in possession of pornographic material. Police […]

Horror Long weekend; Zambian roads kill 27 in 300 road traffic accidents; Police say

Horror Long weekend; Zambian roads kill 27 in 300 road traffic accidents; Police say

TWENTY seven (27) people died on Zambian roads, while 113 other sustained serious injuries and 86 sustained minor injuries in road traffic accidents which happened during the long weekend. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo in a statement today said 300 road accidents were recorded during the same period. Katongo said out of the 300 road traffic […]

#RIPCaristoChitamfyaJr: “Caristo Clear” put to rest

#RIPCaristoChitamfyaJr: “Caristo Clear” put to rest

CARISTO Chitamfya Jr aka DJ Caristo Clear who died in a road accident in Lusaka on Thursday has been buried today at Memorial Park. Scores of mourners that included musicians, actors, radio and TV presenters along with ordinary people turned up to bid farewell to the 24-year-old star. Since his death, social media has been […]

10 Zambians Confirmed Dead in Black Mountain Accident

10 Zambians Confirmed Dead in Black Mountain Accident

A mine accident at Kitwe’s slag dump commonly known as the Black mountain has claimed 10 lives while 7 others have sustained serious injuries. Copperbelt Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga and Kitwe Teaching Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent Dr Chileshe Mboni have confirmed the sad development. Katanga said a machine that was working uphill dropped a […]

President Kenyatta Hold Talks With His Zambian Counterpart Lungu

President Kenyatta Hold Talks With His Zambian Counterpart Lungu

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu at the weekend held bilateral talks focusing on ways to enhance economic and security cooperation between Kenya and the Southern Africa nation. The talks between the two leaders focused on how to enhance bilateral ties and increase cooperation in sectors including tourism, transport, trade, investment, air-link […]

No More Borrowings – President Edgar Lungu

No More Borrowings – President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has instructed Ministry of Finance to suspend contraction of fresh debt and limit spending to projects nearing completion, among many crosscutting measures aimed at ensuring debt sustainability and economic stability. The Government will cancel some of the debts which have been contracted but have not been disbursed and those in the pipeline […]

My Dear Zambia – Please Forgive Me

My Dear Zambia – Please Forgive Me

In this emotive open letter to Dear Zambia, Jera reflects on past and present relations between the two southern African countries. For Zimbabweans who saw the 80s and 90s, their most vivid memories are of playing Pacman and Space Invaders at the video arcade and gathering around the black and white television set to watch […]

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