TY2 TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM THIS MARCH

TY2 TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM THIS MARCH »

14 Feb, 2017
Entertainment

“Every artist I have worked with has taught me a thing or two knowingly and unknowingly, you are never too good or grown to learn. You can’t know everything regardless of how long u have been around.”

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.

Films in limbo as studio Relativity files for bankruptcy

Films in limbo as studio Relativity files for bankruptcy »

31 Jul, 2015
Entertainment

BBC REPORTS - The fates of a string of new movies are up in the air after a Hollywood studio filed for bankruptcy protection. Relativity Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday and will now sell its TV and film arms. However, it said it would go ahead with the releases of Kristen Wiig's Masterminds and Halle Berry's Kidnap.

UNZA students cry foul over sanitation around campus

UNZA students cry foul over sanitation around campus »

30 Jul, 2015
News

STUDENTS at the University of Zambia (UNZA) have bemoaned the continued poor sanitation at the institution.   A check around campus by the Lusaka Star revealed that most shower rooms in student hostels such as Kafue hostels for females were blocked leading to excessive flooding.   A student at the institution Nicole Muyunda expressed displeasure over the living conditions that students were being subjected to.

Enhance the Zambian film industry – Local Film Producer.

Enhance the Zambian film industry – Local Film Producer. »

30 May, 2015
Entertainment

A Lusaka based local film producer and director has appealed to government and other sectors of society to support the Zambian film industry. Producer of Dancers of the God film, Joel Kapungwe says  if the industry is elevated it can complement government’s effort of creating employment through film production which has potential to reach greater heights.

Zambia needs a vibrant publishing industry to promote books and authors.

Zambia needs a vibrant publishing industry to promote books and authors. »

28 May, 2015
Entertainment

A renowned Zambian writer has called for the need to boast the publishing industry for the appreciation of the writing art and enrichment of the reading culture in Zambia. Speaking to the Lusaka star author of final attempt novel, Freeman Mwenge says writing is a team profession hence publishers should come on board to abreast the art to greater levels. Mr Mwenge says with vibrant publishing industry, competition will be stimulated which is currently less among writers in Zambia as a lot of work is being done in isolation.

ACC commends media for its fight against corruption

ACC commends media for its fight against corruption »

22 May, 2015
News

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has commended the media for playing a critical role in the fight against corruption in the country. ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono said the media plays the role of  watchdog and provides checks and balances on many public institutions’ activities hence making it an important partner in the fight against corruption. Mr. Moono said the role the media plays of keeping tabs on the three arms of government is commendable.

Learn to work with stakeholders, Roma Ward 17 Councillor urges fellow Councillors

Learn to work with stakeholders, Roma Ward 17 Councillor urges fellow Councillors »

28 Oct, 2014
News

A councillor in Mandevu constituency has called on other councillors within the country to partner with various stakeholders in a bid to bring development to their areas.   Roma Ward 17 councillor Norman Nyendwa told the Lusaka Star in an interview that councillors should come up with developmental initiatives that would help supplement government’s efforts to develop their areas.  

ZAMCOM calls for recognition of veteran journalists as Zambia turns 50

ZAMCOM calls for recognition of veteran journalists as Zambia turns 50 »

18 Apr, 2014
News

THE Zambia Institute of Mass Communication Educational Trust (ZAMCOM) has urged journalists in the country to remember veteran journalists as they commemorate world press freedom day.   In an interview with the Lusaka Star, ZAMCOM executive director Oliver Kanene said it was important to look back and appreciate the work of journalists, dead or alive who worked to develop the Zambian press.  

Economic Diversification is the Answer to Zambia’S Poor Economy

Economic Diversification is the Answer to Zambia’S Poor Economy »

8 Apr, 2014
Focus Point

THE economy of Zambia has been under-performing for a long time now and there is urgent need to diversify the sectors which the economy is dependent on. From the post-independence period to date, the economy has heavily relied on foreign currency earnings from copper which apparently is proving to be unsustainable. It is unsustainable in that the country does not have the manufacturing machinery to process the very copper into finished products. Copper exports amount to approximately 77 percent of the country’s income.