2015 saw increased hardships for citizens – JCTR

2015 saw increased hardships for citizens – JCTR »

8 Jan, 2016
Business

THE Jesuit Centre for Theological reflection (JCTR) says 2015 was generally not an easy year for most Zambian households.   In a press statement made available to the Lusaka Star, JCTR media and information officer Tendai Posiana said 2015 saw a steady increase in the cost of living for most towns in the country.  

UNZA radio dispels political propaganda allegations

UNZA radio dispels political propaganda allegations »

8 Jan, 2016
News

University of Zambia (UNZA) Radio management has dismissed claims by UNZA Students Union (UNZASU) president Jones Mwewa suggesting that the radio station is a tool of political propaganda.

FAZ predicts thrilling 2016 MTN/FAZ Super League

FAZ predicts thrilling 2016 MTN/FAZ Super League »

8 Jan, 2016
Sports

THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) hopes for more exciting and mouth-watering football action in the forthcoming 2016 MTN/FAZ Super League.   FAZ spokesperson Nkweto Tembwe told the Lusaka Star that the 2016 MTN Super League will be competitive, owing to the fact that the number of teams participating in the league had recently been increased from 16 to 18.

Government ready to contain looming food shortage – Hon.Lubinda

Government ready to contain looming food shortage – Hon.Lubinda »

8 Jan, 2016
News

ZAMBIA is ready to contain the looming food shortage in the country due to poor rainfall experienced this season, Agriculture and Livestock minister Given Lubinda has said.   Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, Mr. Lubinda said government had enough stocks to feed the country.  

POEM: Tears In The Rain

POEM: Tears In The Rain »

9 Sep, 2015
Features

SHE stands alone in a corner, in the rain and in the cold. She cries as people pass her by and there's no one to hold. Everyone can notice her, but not her tears as she wallows in pain. Because they are nothing - but tears in the rain.

Zambezi Portland dragged to court

Zambezi Portland dragged to court »

9 Sep, 2015
Business

ZAMBEZI Portland Cement Limited (ZPC) has been sued and dragged to the Ndola High Court by 12 of its former workers. The former ZPC workers are alleged to have been dismissed from service by the company on medical grounds. A representative of the former workers, Steven Kabuswe said they (12 discharged workers) were suing the company for negligence and non-remittance of loan repayments.

Phase two Kalingalinga LWSC sanitation programme commence

Phase two Kalingalinga LWSC sanitation programme commence »

9 Sep, 2015
News

THE Kalingalinga sanitation and marketing project aimed at improving sanitation and hygiene services in the area is set to commence phase two of the project. The project which was launched last year is being spearheaded by the Lusaka water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) sanitation programme is set to begin the phase two installation of modern flushable toilets in Kalingalinga ward 21 this week.

UNZALARU to hold on to results, students run amok

UNZALARU to hold on to results, students run amok »

2 Sep, 2015
News

THE University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) has maintained that lecturers at the institution will not release students’ results until government meet their demands. And the UNZALARU says the money released by government yesterday was far from meeting the union’s expectations. In a telephone interview, UNZALARU secretary general Jason Mwanza charged that results would not be released unless all the controversies surrounding the lecturers are sorted out without fail.

Govt raises K2, 000,000 from hologram sales

Govt raises K2, 000,000 from hologram sales »

28 Aug, 2015
Entertainment

ZANIS LUSAKA - Government has sold a total of 1,928,361 holograms from September 2013 to August 2015 which translates to K1, 928, 361. Ten percent of the amount realized has since been remitted to ZAMCOPS as mechanical rights for the artists whose rights were sold. Registrar of Copyrights Kenneth Musamvu disclosed to ZANIS in Lusaka today that government through the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services has been selling holograms with the view of curbing piracy in the country.

ACC should investigate corruption allegations made against government by Post Newspaper reporter – Mumbi Phiri

ACC should investigate corruption allegations made against government by Post Newspaper reporter – Mumbi Phiri »

26 Aug, 2015
News

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri has challenged the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to investigate corruption allegations labelled against government in a news article carried by the Post Newspaper. Speaking in a telephone interview with the Lusaka Star, Mrs. Phiri urged the Commission to accurately and thoroughly investigate the allegations made by Post Newspaper reporter Mukosha Funga that government officials attempted to bribe her in disclosing who gives her classified documents.