Daily Archives: Nov 6, 2011


The text is in a Zambian language, Bemba. We encourage people to express themselves in their own language. Lelo ndefwāya nsose pe shiwi lya “KALEBALIKA.” Ábalumendo ba Sakala Brothers bálīmbapo úlwīmbo lumo ati “Kalebalika Mwana wandi kōnse uko ulêya.” Pa … read more »

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Queen of Zambia UK fails to take off

By Daniel Mwamba “Due to an electrical fault we apologies that the Queen Of Zambia UK Pageant has had to be postponed till further notice, we apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused any advance ticket purchases shall be … read more »

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Last of the Venerable Martyrs: Hunt for a Successor Part III Young Turks of Yesteryear

By Field Ruwe The Swazi princess pulled me by the side and asked me to sign. I was adamant. “You mean you don’t want change?” she asked. I could see him, his ferret fiery eyes taunting me. He was a … read more »

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Government urged to aid women

A gender activist has implored government to provide strategic assistance to women as key players in economic development. Women for Change Executive Director, Emily Sikazwe says women unlike their male counterparts facilitate economic progression through basic means. Ms Sikazwe says women are special … read more »

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UTH faced with food shortage

Challenges at the country’s largest referral hospital, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) continue to unfold. The latest indicate that the hospital is faced with a food shortage. A patient, Alice Mumba has disclosed that the hospital is currently rationing on food thereby … read more »

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Government urged to manage grain

The newly formed national association for Professional millers has expressed concern over the poor grain storage in the country. Association President, James Mazumba says government and other stakeholders need to devise strategies such as creation of appropriate storage systems to safeguard grain. He says his organisation … read more »

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Lusaka widow appeals for help

A thirty three year old widow of Lusaka’s Kanyama Compound is appealing for help towards the maintenance of her two Sickle cell afflicted children. Mary Mwanza says her two children aged 6 and 10 are living a very uncomfortable life because of their condition. She adds that … read more »

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Man found dead in guest house room

A man in his mid thirties was yesterday found dead in a room at Luxury guest house and restaurant in Lusaka. Police at the scene could not establish the cause of death saying investigations had been instituted. Zambia police service spokesperson, Elizabeth Kanjela identified … read more »

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A month old baby dropped dead

A month old baby boy has died after allegedly being dropped by a six year old child in Lusaka’s Kamanga compound. The baby’s mother Mpundu Chisenga says she had asked the six year old child to go and check on the baby in the … read more »

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