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Some residents of Mufulira District on the Copperbelt have been left frustrated with the soaring prices of mealie meal. Residents spoken to by Mafken FM radio, wonder how they will be managing to fend for themselves when eating three meals in a day is already a challenge. One of the residents, Agness Chilungu, has appealed […]

The Energy Regulation Board says it has not received any application from ZESCO limited to change its connection fees. In a statement availed to Diamond News, ERB Public Relations Manager, Namukolo Kasumpa, says the purported revision of connection fees do not have the approval of ERB and must therefore be considered null and void. Ms. […]

Patriotic Front Shiwang’andu Lawmaker Hon. Stephen Kampyongo says the PF was always alive to the challenges that implementing free education would present which was why the Patriotic Front had done the realistic thing of making education as cheap as possible and not free. Hon. Kampyongo said the UPND and President Hichilema made a promise to […]

Zambia’s veteran opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been sworn in as president in front of a packed stadium in the capital, Lusaka. His election has raised the hopes of his counterparts in other African states that they too can overcome state repression and one day rise to power. During a long political career that saw […]

The National Action for Quality Education in Zambian NAQEZ is shocked that the Anti -Corruption Commission ACC is unmoved by grave corruption allegations against the Teaching Service Commission. The allegations have been made by the General Secretary of Professional Teachers Union of Zambian Kangwa Musenga. Mr. Musenge has accused members of the commission of allegedly […]

The Zambia Institute of Independent Media Association ZIIMA has bemoaned the lack of consultations by government on the implementation of the first ever Media Development policy. ZIIMA consultant Wilson Pondamali says government should have considered engaging the private sector in the formulation so as to have the agenda implemented and welcomed by all. He said […]

The Lusaka Magistrate Court has found a student from the University of Zambia with a case to answer, in a matter he is charged with indecent assault. 22 year old Ernest Sikazwe is facing one count of indecent assault after he allegedly put his hands into the pant of a female student and touched her […]

The Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia has strongly condemned the reported abuse and misapplication of funds donated by various stakeholders for the purpose of fighting the Covid 19 pandemic. Organisations General Director Quince Mwabu says it is sad that revelations have come at a time when the Ministry of Health has failed to pay […]

The mobile countrywide registration of voters has started with the exercise being described as overwhelming in Mufulira District. District Electoral Officer Moses Mwelwa who is also Mufulira Town Clerk has told Mafken FM Radio today that registration officers are on the ground capturing would be voters. Mr. Mwelwa said the responce is encouraging looking at […]

Patriotic Front PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has written to three Members of Parliament requesting them to exculpate themselves for NOT voting for the Constitutional Amendment Bill Number 10 of 2020 last Thursday. The three MPs who have since been written to include: Elalio Musonda, for Kamfinsa, Frank Ngambi, for Chifubu and Kabaso Kampampi, for […]