Julian Assange: Sweden Drops Rape Investigation

Sweden’s director of public prosecutions has decided to drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Marianne Ny said his arrest warrant was being revoked as it was impossible to serve him notice of his alleged crimes. Mr Assange, 45, has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, fearing extradition to Sweden […]

Chief Chitimukulu: Lawyers Failed HH

Chief Chitimukulu: Lawyers Failed HH

By Henry Kanyanta Sosala Martin Luther King said: ‘’our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.’’ My heart and mind throb and swell in great anguish over the deplorable state of the legal system in our country and I have therefore not written on this important national issue with […]

Trump: Firing FBI Chief ‘Eased Pressure’

Trump: Firing FBI Chief ‘Eased Pressure’

US President Donald Trump told Russian officials that firing FBI director James Comey eased “great pressure” on him, US media report. The New York Times, citing a document summarising last week’s meeting, says he called Mr Comey a “real nut job”. Mr Comey had been running an inquiry into possible collusion between Russia and Donald […]

PF Tells EU MPs That There’s No Guarantee For Democracy Even After HH Release

THE Patriotic Front has reacted angrily to the European parliament’s resolutions on Zambia which are calling for a fair hearing of Hakainde Hichilema’s treason case and release from prison, among other demands. In a statement released by Kasama PF member of parliament Kelvin Sampa, the ruling party has bluntly put it that releasing Hichilema from […]

Sumaili: Christianity Will Remain A Reality In Zambia

Sumaili: Christianity Will Remain A Reality In Zambia

National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has reassured the nation that Christianity in Zambia will remain a reality. Reverend Sumaili says government wants to see Christianity continue being practiced as the largest religion in Zambia. She notes that government wants Christian churches to promote morality, values and ethics as fundamental principles for actualizing […]

Libya Airbase Death Toll ‘Rises to 140’

Reports suggest as many as 140 people, including civilians, may have died in an attack on an airbase in Libya. It was originally thought 60 people died when a government-allied militia tried to take over the Brak al-Shati base on Thursday. The UN-backed government’s defence minister and the commander of the militia have both been […]

Karma Is a B*tch; The Case Of Kambwili

Karma Is a B*tch; The Case Of Kambwili

By Antonio Mwanza The wise say Karma is a b*tch; it does not give you what you want but what you deserve: 1. When we complained against selective application of the law, Kambwili said we were bitter. 2. When we complained about high poverty levels and economic hardships, Kambwili said it was global. 3. When […]

Ex-Govt Workers Protest At State House Over Non-Payment of Dues

Ex-Govt Workers Protest At State House Over Non-Payment of Dues

OVER a thousand former government employees today marched to State House to protest over their unpaid dues. The workers, who gathered at the entrance of State House, were demanding their benefits that the government owed them following termination of their employment. Addressing the workers, Former Government Employees Association of Zambia (FGEAZ) president Elijah Simon Sakala […]

ZESCO Utd Go Top Of MTN Super League

ZESCO Utd Go Top Of MTN Super League

Zesco United on Friday warmed up for their 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group C trip to Sudan with a 1-0 away win over City of Lusaka. The victory at Woodlands Stadium in Lusaka in this FAZ Super division week 7 match sent Zesco from 3rd to 1st on the log. Zesco displaced Lumwana Radiants from […]

Chancellor: UNZA Needs K38m a Month, Even Poor Students Must Pay

Chancellor: UNZA Needs K38m a Month, Even Poor Students Must Pay

University of Zambia Vice Chancellor professor Luke Mumba says poor students must sort out their scholarship problems before going to university because the institution needs money to pay salaries. In an interview with News Diggers! Professor Mumba said students must at least pay a minimum 37.5 per cent of the total tuition fee to sit […]

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