Mbesuma appointed captain

Mbesuma appointed captain

STRIKER Collins Mbesuma has been appointed Absa Premiership outfit Mpumalanga Black Aces skipper. And Mbesuma on Sunday helped Aces beat Bloemfontein Celtic 2-0 to move to third on the Premier Soccer League log. Mpumalanga Black Aces’ impressive performance this season is largely attributed to the bulky Chipolopolo striker, who has rediscovered his scoring form. Mbesuma […]

NGOCC dismayed by high number of girls dropping out of school in Luwingu

The Non Governmental Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) is dismayed by the high dropout rate of girls from school in Luwingu District because of child marriages and teenage pregnancies. According to statistics obtained by a team from NGOCC and the Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) in Lupososhi Constituency, in Mulala and Katuta Chiefdoms 86% of […]

Zambia Railways contractors, suppliers not paid

Zambia Railways is in financial hardships leading to the company failing to pay its suppliers and contractors for over three months. Company sources have told the Watchdog that the company has only been able to meet half the payments of the suppliers and some contractors working on the railway line while others have not been […]

After 50 years of independence: Water, power crisis get worse in Zambia

After 50 years of independence: Water, power crisis get worse in  Zambia

Crippling water shortages and power blackouts have hit most parts of the country with some families and traders losing a lot of money over the perishable foods. In Lusaka, power blackouts are the order of the day while water rationing has also affected the biggest hospital in the country, UTH. In areas such as Mutendere, […]

Broke PF suspends construction of new roads

Broke PF suspends construction of new roads

The Ministry of Finance has directed the Road Development Agency (RDA) not to sign new road development contracts, Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba has said. Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, Palan Mulunda, Mr Yamba however said that the old contracts will continue to run, according […]

Munkombwe says PF is in a very difficulty situation, as Scott attempts resignation

Munkombwe says PF is in a very difficulty situation, as Scott attempts resignation

Southern province PF chairperson Daniel Munkombwe has admitted that the ruling party is in a very difficulty situation and needs membership more than any political party in Zambia. Munkombwe, who belongs to the endangered Wynter Kabimba faction currently embroiled in a tussle of party leadership with the GBM faction was commenting on the recent plans […]

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