UNZA scoops Best Education Institution Exhibitor at the 88th ACSZ

UNZA scoops Best Education Institution Exhibitor at the 88th ACSZ »

15 Aug, 2014
News

The University of Zambia has been awarded the best education institution exhibitor at the just ended 88th agriculture and commercial show

ZAM BLAMES MEDIA FOR PLAYING VULGAR LYRICAL CONTENT

ZAM BLAMES MEDIA FOR PLAYING VULGAR LYRICAL CONTENT »

14 Jun, 2014
Entertainment

ZAMBIA Association of Musicians Secretary General James Chamanyazi says upcoming artistes cannot be blamed for vulgar lyrics because the media plays a major role by putting them in the lime light. Mr Chamanyazi said this has made unpleasant songs to be on high demand by listeners. He said desperation, lack of vision and the urge for 'bubble gum fame' has also contributed to the production of disgraceful songs.

Toll gates- is it a remedy to road maintenance in the country?

Toll gates- is it a remedy to road maintenance in the country? »

11 Feb, 2014
Features

There was a time when the number of cars in Lusaka city was equal to the population of Malawi country wide. The present condition however, is pathetic for Zambian motorists as the country seems to have more cars vis-à-vis roads, causing never ending traffic jams and congestion. To help matters, the Zambian government launched the Pave Zambia 2000 Campaign, a project aimed at constructing more roads in the country.

Chris Aka, Musician with Four Hats

Chris Aka, Musician with Four Hats »

26 Nov, 2013
Entertainment

MANY people complain of busy schedules that sometimes they even to miss appointments. But others, workloads have never been a problem. They seem to work well when having several tasks to fulfil and they fulfil them all.  

CFZ constitution review underway

CFZ constitution review underway »

23 Jul, 2013
Sports

THE Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) has started reviewing its constitution so as to implement an initiative that will strengthen the governance system within its membership. The process of reviewing the constitution is expected to last for two months. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, CFZ National Secretary Chanda Nsakanya revealed that the constitution was last reviewed in 2005.

Kasama Network of persons with Disabilities hails the Northern Province administration »

20 Jun, 2013

THE Kasama Network of persons with Disabilities (KANPD) has hailed the Northern Province Administration for the unwavering support it has been giving to the organization. KANPD executive committee members said disabled persons felt acknowledged and appreciated by the administration under the leadership of provincial permanent secretary Hlobotha Nkunika. They observed that their organisation had continued to enjoy assistance in various areas especially towards the training center building project.

Zambia needs effective economic policies »

18 Jun, 2013

Lubasenshi Member of Parliament has attributed the high cost of living in Zambia to the lack of effective economic policies. He said that abrupt decisions such as the removal of fuel subsidies has had a ripple effect on other areas of peoples’ lives. Patrick Mucheleka, said that the increase of fuel subsidies has affected all other areas because the sales people for fuel also want to make money from their businesses.

Government, KCM Plc sign MOU to plant 100,000 trees »

5 Apr, 2013
News

KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) Plc and the government have agreed to plant 100, 000 trees in Chingola and Chililabombwe this year in order to restore the country’s depleted forests and mitigate the effects of climate change. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, Minister of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Wilbur Simuusa, said Government and KCM Plc have signed a memorandum of understanding to commence the planting of trees.

Zambia to maintain 50+1 clause in new draft constitution

Zambia to maintain 50+1 clause in new draft constitution »

5 Apr, 2013
Features

THE unanimous vote for 50+1 clause in the first new draft constitution at the on going National Constitution Conference(NCC) Sector Groups meeting is a ground breaking move that deserves applause from every well meaning Zambian. This means that Zambians will, no doubt, be able to elect a majority President with such an electoral system in place.

HIV/AIDS Fight is Compulsory – Prison Service

HIV/AIDS Fight is Compulsory – Prison Service »

30 Nov, 2012
News

THE Zambia Prisons Service (ZPS) has urged youths to remain proactive and join in the fight against HIV/AIDS. And ZPS says 64 Percent of the total prisons population is comprised of young people. Speaking at the commemoration of the 2012 World Aids Day in Livingstone at the Livingstone State Prison yesterday, Commissioner of Prisons Percy Chato said ZPS decided to organise this years World AIDS Day commemorations in Livingstone as a way to demonstrate that health programmes are not only meant for prisons in the Midlands.