Equatorial Guinea president’ son orders second most expensive yacht on earth

Once completed, this would be the second most expensive private yacht in the world after Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s megayacht Eclipse. A human rights group, Global Witness has claimed that the €288 million ($396 million) luxury yacht has been commissioned by the son of Equatorial Guinea ruler Teodoro Obiang Nguema. The secret project has been […]

President Banda’s gimmicks wont make him win-Milupi

Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) has charged that the handing over of mobile hospitals to some districts will not make President Rupiah Banda win this year’s elections. ADD President Charles Milupi said Zambians are not happy with the purchase of mobile hospitals as they know their money has been used on projects that do […]

Goverment urged to hasten sale of finance bank

Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) President Cephas Mukuka has appealed to Government to conclude the sale of Finance Bank to allow for the smooth running of the institution. Speaking to 5fm, Mukuka said Government through the Central Bank should finalize transactions to restore the confidence people had in the bank and […]

UPND youths give DPP five-day ultimatum

United Party for National Development (UPND) youths have given Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Chalwe Mchenga a five day ultimatum to respond to their petition concerning a nolle prosequi entered by the state in a case involving 2 Chinese managers from Colum Coal Mine who allegedly shot and wounded mine employees. In an interview with […]

ULP plots downfall of opponents

The United Liberal Party (ULP) says it is plotting the downfall of political parties that are considering themselves as big fish in this year’s tripartite elections. ULP President Sakwiba Sikota said his party has been accepted in all parts of the country unlike some of his opponents who depend on strongholds. Sikota advised his fellow […]