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Zambia to Send Back Congolese Refugees Displaced by M23 Rebels

Home Affairs permanent secretary Maxwell Nkole has said government will soon repatriate Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees that were displaced during the fight between the M23 rebels and government...

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President Sata Tells Education Minister, “You look like a Bandit”

President Michael Sata has likened education minister John Phiri to a bandit because of his totally shaven head. Totally shaved heads gained popularity among men in the 1980s and since...

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Power Outage Interrupts State House Ceremony, Prompting Tirade

Persistent power outages this morning interrupted a swearing-in ceremony at State House causing President Michael Sata to lose his cool and shout at his Principle Private Secretary Francis Chalabesa. President...

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Sata Creates Seven New Districts Without Parliamentary Approval

President Michael Sata has with immediate effect created seven more new districts. The newly established districts are three in Western Province namely Nkeyema, Limulunga and Mwandi. Others are Luano, Chisamba...

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Zambian Minister Relieves Ordeal of a Crash Landing Experience

Muchinga Province minister Charles Banda is relieved after surviving an aircraft crash landing in Muchinga provincial capital, Chinsali. Narrating the incident, Banda said the passengers did not understand what had...

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High Court Defers Kachingwe’s Injunction Against MMD President Never Mumba

MMD president Dr Nevers Mumba has argued that expelled party national secretary Major Richard Kachingwe has no right to petition him because he is no longer a member of the...

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Sata Worried by Power Generation Shortages

President Michael Sata has directed the Zambia Electricity supply corporation (ZESCO) to establish mini power hydro stations that could subsidize the country’s huge power deficit. Speaking when he commissioned the...

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Nawakwi Joins Country-wide Condemnation of Kabimba’s Primitive Behaviour at ACC

The president for the opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) Edith Nawakwi condemned ustice Minister Wynter Kabimba’s refusal to be interviewed in privacy by the Anti Corruption Commission. Kabimba,...

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Chipata Police Arrest PF Cadres

The police in Chipata, Eastern Province have arrested five Patriotic Front cadres and charged them with conduct likely to cause breach of peace. The cadres were demonstrating against the suspension...

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Kabimba Slammed by British Press over Alleged Corruption

Yesterday’s appearance at the Anti-Corruption Commission by Zambia’s Minister of Justice Wynter Kabimba has attracted the attention of international media. According to the Guardian (United Kingdom), Kabimba, who is also...

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