Daily Archives: Sep 24, 2016

Tasila, Shakafuswa withdraw from mayoral race

Chawama Constituency’s Nkoloma ward one councillor Tasila Lungu and her Mpulungu ward 23 counterpart Christopher Shakafuswa have withdrawn their candidature for the position of Deputy Mayor of Lusaka to pave way for the election of Mandevu’s Roma ward 17 councillor, … read more »

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Dixie Kwankwa-Kwa Zulu

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Photos from the colonial archives

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Quote of the day

    Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. – Barry LePatner

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Government announces GCE results

A total Number of 108,595 candidates who sat for the General Certificate of Education (GCE) in 2016 have obtained certificates. ZANIS reports that Ministry of General Education Permanent Secretary Henry Tukombe announced the results at a press briefing in Lusaka … read more »

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Dr Canisius Banda should clear speculations about his dark corner meetings with PF-UPND Women

The suspicion over alleged impending defection of UPND Vice President for Politics have continued manifesting in the opposition party with the Lusaka Province women having challenged the leader to come out in the open. Rose Zulu the Party Provincial Chairperson … read more »

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Drug flushes HIV from cells

Human immunodeficiency virus causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome which, through advancing failures of the immune system, allows life-threatening cancers and infections to thrive. Without treatment, people who contract AIDS typically survive for around three years, but currently antiretroviral therapy can reduce … read more »

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Cookie Johnson opens up on Magic Johnson’s HIV diagnosis

Nothing could prepare Cookie Johnson when she received the news in 1991. It causes her voice to break up to this day. Johnson — the wife of Magic Johnson, the former Michigan State and Los Angeles Lakers basketball star — … read more »

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A year ago, most Zimbabweans trusted Mugabe. Here’s why so many are now protesting in the streets.

In a research report published this year, American University political scientist Adrienne LeBas analyzed the current political situation in Zimbabwe. As part of our Friday Afrobarometer series, I asked about the ongoing protests in Zimbabwe, her research and one of … read more »

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