Daily Archives: Aug 7, 2016

Kalaba dismisses HH’s letter to the UN

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has dismissed the letter and contents written by UPND President Hakainde Hichilema as an act of serious desperation and hopelessness. Mr Hichilema has written to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon seeking intervention over President … read more »

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Tinker’s blues-Bert Jansch

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Photos from the colonial archives

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HH & GBM are Threatening My Life-Bowman Lusambo

As the nation heads to Thursday’s general elections, I would like to draw attention to the numerous threats on my life by UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and his running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba. As a people’s representative, I have attempted … read more »

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Election observers arrive in Zambia from all 28 EU member states

The EU Election Observation Mission reinforced its team with 56 of short-term observers ahead of election day. The short-term observers arrived on Friday to begin their training in Lusaka before being deployed all over Zambia. The Mission has been in … read more »

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Quote of the day

    Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison

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Mopani suspends copper production after mine deaths

Mopani has halted copper production across all of its operations in Zambia following the death of four miners in separate accidents. Three workers were electrocuted its Mufulira underground mine, the official, who declined to be named, told Reuters. A further … read more »

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UPND cadres continue impounding ECZ trucks on suspicion of carrying pre-marked ballot papers

United Party For National Development (UPND) cadres in Central province yesterday blocked the great north road to intercept three Electoral Commission of Zambia-ECZ-trucks on suspicion that they were carrying pre-marked ballot papers. The three containerized trucks registration numbers ABF 2766, … read more »

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‘I’m really afraid,’ woman tells 911 during arrest that turns violent

Nervous and distraught, Earledreka White did the only thing she thought she could to allay her fears after being stopped by a police officer in Houston: She called 911 to report the traffic stop and asked for police backup. White’s … read more »

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