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MINE WORKERS UNIONS WELCOME INTENTIONS BY GOVERNMENT AND VEDANTA TO SETTLE KCM DISPUTE OUT OF COURT By Chileshe Mwango/ Tinkerbel Mwila Three Mine Workers Unions namely the Mine Workers Union of Zambia, the National Union Of Miners and Allied Workers and the United Mine Workers Union of Zambia have expressed happiness with indications that both government and Vedanta desire to settle the dispute concerning the ownership of the mine out of court. They have described…

President Edgar Lungu STATE CONTINUES TO HUNT DOWN FOR LUNGU, SUMMONS HIS SON The State wings investigating stolen public resources in the previous administration has continued with the hunt, to pin down former president Edgar Lungu, reports Asa Manda. Recently sources within the investigating wings revealed that some officials were sent to Rwanda to trace property suspected to be linked to Lungu. This time, the Joint Investigations Team (JIT) is reported that it is due…

FORECAST/PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT 6 MONTHS 1. Between $4 and $6bn investment in Zambia to be pledged 2. Kwacha to strengthen to the 2018 value against the US dollar. Government will be left with no option but to intervene to control the currency and safeguard jobs 3. HH to receive upto 3 international awards for good governance and a model president for Africa 4. Several world leaders to visit Zambia 5. John Sangwa to write…

Lungu sneaks back on Facebook AFTER fleeing Facebook in fear of the hot-tempered comments from the heroic 2.8, former president Edgar Lungu has gathered some courage and quietly sneaked back on Mark Zuckerberg’s social media interactive platform under the user name; ‘The ECL Legacy.’ Soon after the August 12, 2021 polls, Lungu unceremoniously deactivated his Facebook page on which he was republishing the Bible, verse by verse. After a few weeks hiatus, the sixth Republican…

After being kidnapped by Russian troops, shot in the face, shackled by the hands and feet, and put into a grave with his brother, a Ukrainian man is lucky to be alive. On March 18, Russian soldiers threw Mykola Kulichenko, from the hamlet of Vyshneve, near Kyiv in the Bucha Raion of Kyiv Oblast, in a hole with his older brother, believing he was dead. When the house was raided, he and his two brothers…

Vladimir Putin is “very ill with blood cancer” an oligarch with close ties to the Russian leader has reportedly been recorded as saying. The unnamed oligarch was recorded discussing Putin’s health with a Western venture capitalist in mid-March in a recording obtained by New Lines, a US magazine. The new claims come amid mounting health concerns about the Kremlin leader who has appeared frail at public events including the Victory Day celebrations last week while…

Hon. Petersen Zagaze PETERSEN WRITES ABOUT HIS EARLY DARK DAYS IN MUSIC DANNY PEDDLE – Abana Bansansa In 2004, I had only a few songs recorded, and I was pushing 3 of them; Nenze na Pamela, Wasaina Fighting & Wind your body girl. The songs were not that known, so I needed them to be known, I troubled Danny Peddle for an interview on his Radio phoenix Zambian music program called the motherland vibe. He…

Lusaka City Council By Amb. Emmanuel MwambaCITY COUNCIL REVOKES PLANNING PERMISSION FOR A GAS STATION AT PLAYHOUSE LUSAKA- Saturday,15th May 2022 THE Lusaka City Council has revoked the planning permission granted to Haas Petroleum Zambia Limited to develop a filling station at Stand No.2637 at the Corner of; Church and Nasser Road. Haas Petroleum had signed and obtained a 25-year lease with the Lusaka Cooperatives Society that runs the Playhouse. Haas leased 30 of the…

UNPOPULAR OPINION OF PLAYING TO THE GALLERY: THE CASE OF LUSAKA PLAY HOUSE In the last few days, we have witnessed debate on the proposed construction of a fuel station near the Lusaka Play house. Some artistes and other stakeholders have sharply opposed the move, arguing that the play house has historical significance. While we are at it, the majority of the people opposing this move have moved their shows from there. They prefer to…

STOP DEMONISING THOSE WHO WERE INVESTING WHILE YOU WERE “URINATING MONEY” – CHAMA … because you want to justify your suffering you think someone has stolen PF national Chairman Davies Chama says those who were urinating money in beer halls, should not be demonising those who were sacrificing their hard earned income to build property. And Chama who said he listens to the insults from party members in WhatsApp groups, challenging those who are insulting…