Life in prison for saying you’re gay in Uganda

Uganda’s parliament has passed sweeping antigay legislation that proposes tough new penalties for same-sex relationships and criminalises anyone identifying as LGBTQ.

Wife claims R800 000 after husband ‘humiliated, belittled her’ in short-lived marriage

The fact that a husband said “I do” at the altar but, a week later, while on honeymoon on an island, humiliated and belittled his wife, then, two months later, kicked her out of their house, has come back to bite him.

Chishala Kateka red cards Police

“We want to raise the red card to the UPND government and the police that there is no more room for continued abuse of people’s rights because this country is a multi-party democracy," New Heritage Party president Chishala Kateka has said 

Estranged wife gets nothing from late husband’s pension fund, while his girlfriend gets a share

An estranged wife who was separated from her husband for eight years failed to convince the court that she was the rightful beneficiary to half of an over R1 million pension fund that was to be paid out after her husband died.

Museveni says West ‘wasting time’ with gay rights push

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has accused Western countries of imposing gay rights on African nations as lawmakers in the country prepare to vote on an anti-LGBT bill.


ZESCO has finally admitted that the load management announced in December last year is in fact load shedding and Zambians will as of today start experiencing what the power utility company has termed planned rotational Load Shedding exercise.

Protect SME sector, Govt urged

DEVELOPMENT Activist Barnabas Zulu has urged the government to make the business environment more favourable for small and medium enterprises in 2023 by dealing with factors that are affecting the business sector in the country.

VP calls on council to address street vending

Vice President Mutale Nalumango has called on local authorities in the country to pass by-laws which will introduce penalties for people who buy products on the streets.

Zambia in debtdistress, says WB – as it releases US$100m concessional credit for Macroeconomic Stability, Growth and Competitiveness Program for Zambia

ZAMBIA is in debt distress and urgently needs deep and comprehensive debt treatment and as a result, the World Bank has released US$100 million concessional credit its support for Macroeconomic Stability, Growth and Competitiveness Programme of the country.

Govt not being sincere on power tariffs

A BUSINESSMAN in Solwezi, Mr Nathan Mulonga, has observed that government is not being sincere with the people of Zambia on increased electricity tariffs. Mr Mulonga said this was because the failure to properly manage the energy sector would have a long term negative effect on businesses and on the economy.

Standard Chartered donates 30 fully fitted computers to Chibelo Primary School

Standard Chartered has donated 30 fully fitted computers to Chibelo Primary School in Lusaka and facilitated financial Literacy sessions to over 250 pupils at the school.