IRATE MOURNERS BEAT AND STONE MAN TO DEATH

A 33 year old man of Sansamwenje Village in Chief Kafwimbi’s area in Isoka has been murdered by a mob of mourners. Muchinga Police Commissioner Chola Katanga has confirmed the development today. Mr Katanga explained that irate mourners pounced on Thomas Sichamba 33 years old at the grave yard during the burial of another man […]

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CHAVUMA MAN DIES OVER LAND

A 46 year old man of Chavuma district in Northwestern Province has died after a fight with another man over a piece of land. North-Western Province Commissioner of Police, Hudson Namachila confirmed the development to ZANIS. Mr. Namachila said it is alleged that the deceased identified as Christopher Kambungu of Chivombo area found Henry Mazauka […]

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BANDA IN SECOND BID FOR MALAWI’S PRESIDENCY

Malawi’s former President Joyce Banda, who returned home in April after four years of self-imposed exile, says she intends to contest next year’s election if chosen by the opposition People’s Party. In 2012, Mrs Banda became Malawi’s first female president and only the second woman to lead a country in Africa. She was voted out […]

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GOVERNMENT REFUTES SOCIAL MEDIA REPORTS THAT IT HAS APPROVED THE STUDY OF WITCHCRAFT AT UNZA.

Government has refuted social media reports that it has approved the study of witchcraft at the University of Zambia. Chief Government spokesperson Dora Siliya says government in collaboration with UNESCO has only introduced the study of Intangible Culture Heritage. Speaking at a media briefing in Lusaka today, Ms. Siliya explained that the study of Intangible […]

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DEGREE PROGRAM ON INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE RECEIVED WITH MIXED REACTIONS

The recent media reports that UNESCO has given the University of Zambia USD 340,000 to develop a degree program to safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage has been received with mixed reactions. According to the Zambia Commission for UNESCO, an Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Comprises practices such as Witchcraft, social practices such as expression through music, knowledge, […]

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