Daily Archives: Jun 8, 2016

PF can’t stop sexy regalia-Mumbi Phiri

The ruling PF says it cannot stop its female supporters from wearing sexy regalia as campaigns for this August’s election hots up. PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri said Zambia does not have a prescribed dress code and it would … read more »

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Magician Dynamo does the impossible

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Photos from the colonial archives

  Luanshya, the most typical of the Copperbelt mining towns which emerged in Northern Rhodesia from the late 1920s onwards.

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Quote of the day

                Prepare while others are daydreaming. William Arthur Ward

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No inmates will be allowed to vote-ECZ

Electoral Commission of Zambia has clarified that the amended constitution has no provision for inmates to vote. ECZ Director Priscillah Isaac said no prisoners, both convicted or on remand cannot be allowed to vote as prisoner voting falls outside the … read more »

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Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi dies at 54

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has sadly passed, months after his wife, at the age of 54. The former Super Eagles head coach had lost Kate, his wife of 35 years, to cancer last December. In a statement, family spokesman … read more »

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The end is naira: Nigeria’s currency

For over a year, Nigeria’s central bank and the autocratically inclined president, Muhammadu Buhari, have held the naira at artificial highs. Dollar shortages have forced businesses into the black market, where the currency trades at 44% below official rates, and … read more »

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Museveni Gives Wife Key Position in Cabinet

Weeks after promoting his son to major-general, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has handed his wife a lucrative post in his new cabinet. The 71-year-old leader, who was re-elected for a fifth consecutive term in controversial circumstances in February, announced the … read more »

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