Ivory Coast ‘president’ captured

Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo was arrested Monday by French-backed forces of president-elect Alassane Ouattara, raising hopes for an imminent end to the strife that has wracked the West African country since Gbagbo refused to acknowledge his defeat in a November presidential election. 19 Comments * Weigh In * Corrections? More on this Story * […]

PF threatens to sue Government

The opposition Patriotic Front (PF) has threatened to sue Government for having alleged that it was involved in a land scam with the party’s councilors at the Lusaka City Council. Speaking to Hot fm, PF Kanayama Member of Parliament Garry Chanda said the party is embarrassed as its image has been tarnished. Chanda noted that […]

RB should not be given mandate in next elections-Shakafuswa

Expelled MMD Katuba Member of Parliament Jonas Shakafuswa has appealed to citizens not to give President Rupiah Banda the mandate to rule in the forthcoming elections as he has subjected the country to mediocre type of leadership. Speaking to 5fm, Shakafuswa said the country is in a mess as President Banda had been misled by […]

Milingo says will continue poaching priests from Catholic church

Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo, the leader of the ‘Married Priests Now’ Catholic Church has vowed to continue poaching priests from the mainstream Catholic Church. Milingo claimed that about 200,000 priests allied to the Roman Catholic Church had joined his movement, since it waived their celibacy vows. “We are calling on all priests who are not able […]

Iran to teach Quran in Zambia poor communities

Iranian Cultural Center in Zambia plans to hold educational courses on the holy Quran for the Shia Muslims of the country, according to Ahlul Bayt News Agency The courses will be held for both adults and children in underprivileged cities of the country including Katuba. Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization will provide the essential facilities […]

Electorate urged to choose peaceful leaders

National Restoration Party (NAREP) has urged the electorate not to vote for violent leaders in the country’s forthcoming general elections. Speaking to 5fm, NAREP National Secretary John Phiri said voters should scrutinize aspiring candidates to ensure they choose leaders who are disciplined and have their interests at heart. Phiri accused the Government of   creating problems […]