MMD should not accuse PF of any criminal acts regarding their missing Solwezi West candidate – Chama

MMD should not accuse PF of any criminal acts regarding their missing Solwezi West candidate – Chama »

26 Aug, 2015
News

THE ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has quashed allegations by the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) that their Solwezi West parliamentary by-election candidate has gone into hiding for fear of being abducted by PF members. PF secretary general Davies Chama urged the MMD not to accuse the PF of any criminal acts regarding their candidate adding that the MMD had no candidate in Solwezi West. Mr. Chama explained that the PF believed in clean and violence free politics.

MISA Zambia calls for the amendment and removal of some Penal Code provisions

MISA Zambia calls for the amendment and removal of some Penal Code provisions »

7 Aug, 2015
News

THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia has called for the amendment of certain provisions in the Penal Code as it considers them archaic and no longer applicable. The institution has therefore been working and holding meetings with various partners and stakeholders to try and identify issues of media concern with the ultimate aim of producing a submission outlining areas of amendments of the Penal Code and other related legislation.

ZJA president calls on Zambians to appreciate the sport of Judo more

ZJA president calls on Zambians to appreciate the sport of Judo more »

25 May, 2015
Sports

THE Zambia Judo Association (ZJA) President Alfred Foloko has called on the Zambian people to appreciate the sport of Judo more. Speaking inan interview with Lusaka Star, Mr Foloko lamented that the sport Judo is not very much cherished in the country like other sports such as soccer and boxing. "The Zambian Judokas need appreciation and encouragement from the local people for them to keep representing the country well and with high esteem,” he said.

Gerald Sata: a rising musical star.

Gerald Sata: a rising musical star. »

21 Jan, 2015
Entertainment

After sweeping the people of Zambia off their feet with a performance at his father’s funeral, 16 year old Gerald Sata has decided to join the Zambian music scene.

 

Zambia at 50; a Golden Milestone

Zambia at 50; a Golden Milestone »

24 Oct, 2014
Star Comment

A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, they say. Our forefathers took that one mighty step to fight for independence many years ago and today, we are privileged to celebrate mother Zambia’s 50th independence anniversary. The first Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda and his government did an amazing job in putting Zambia where it is today. They had to gather up their strength and transition the remnants left by colonial masters into a beautiful land.