Daily Archives: Mar 9, 2012

Jimmy Ellis, who sang the classic hit Disco Inferno, dies aged 74

Seventies star James T. Ellis, lead singer on The Trammps’ smash hit Disco Inferno, has died aged 74. His anthem, with its “burn, baby, burn” refrain, went big in 1978 after featuring in film Saturday Night Fever and is still … read more »

Posted in Culture & Fashion | Leave a comment

Sata tells cops to be alert of planned youth day protests

Republican President Michael Sata has disclosed that there are individuals who are planning to fund youths in Southern Province to protest against government on Monday as Zambia celebrates youth day. Speaking at State House today, President Sata urged the police … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Leave a comment

Defence Minister, GBM, confer with his Angolan counterpart

Lusaka – Angola’a Defence Minister Cândido Pereira Van-Dúnem left this Friday Lusaka city, Zambia for Luanda, after attending the 27th meeting of Angola/Zambia Defence and Security Permanent Join Commission. In Zambia, the Angolan official with his local colleague, Geofrey Mwamba, … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Leave a comment

Robert Sichinga has urged youths to develop their entrepreneurship skills, allocates K11 billion

MINISTER of Commerce, Trade and Industry Robert Sichinga has urged youths to develop their entrepreneurship skills rather than relying on formal employment to contribute to economic development. Mr Sichinga said youths are the corner stone and main drivers for the … read more »

Posted in LATEST | 1 Comment

MMD Elections Chairman Namulambe arrested

Former Works and Supply Minister Gabriel Namulambe has been arrested and charged with theft by public servant. Mr Namulambe who is also MMD Elections Chairman was charged on Friday morning by the joint government investigative team in Lusaka. The arrest … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Leave a comment

President Sata dares labour unions planning to strike

[wide][/wide]Republican President Michael Sata has charged that attempts to frustrate his government’s agenda of developing the country will not succeed. The President explains that since assuming office in September last year, some individuals have been trying to upset government stating … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Leave a comment

Is it possible to resettle back home after 5 years or more of living in the Diaspora?

  By Daimone Siulapwa This month make exactly one year since I returned home to resettle after having spent almost 2 decades in the Diaspora, to be exact, 19 years and 4 months. Today, I buy myself a large whisky … read more »

Posted in Columnists, Daimone Siulapwa, Etiam | 27 Comments

Event!- Meet the NAREP President’ Fundraising Dinner, Friday, 9th March

[wide] [/wide] Inaugural ‘meet the NAREP President’ Fundraising Dinner to be held at Inter – Continental Hotel,  Lusaka THIS Friday; 9th March, 2012 from 19:00 to 23:00. All are welcome and for Purchase of Tickets – please contact Essy on … read more »

Leave a comment

Former Central Province Minister Ackimson Banda 58 dies

FORMER Central Province minister in the MMD administration Ackimson Banda has died at the age of 58. And President Sata has expressed deep sorrow at the passing of Mr Banda. Mr Banda died yesterday at 12:03 hours at Kabwe Mine … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Leave a comment