Category: Editors Choice

Here’s what the covid 19 overwhelming healthcare struggle may lead some Zambians to do

  Author: Rainbow Guest Writer WITH the ongoing covid 19 pandemic in the country since March this year, and the current stalemate of the movement because of the pandemic , Zambians are in dilemma as to where to take their loved ones who are unwell of other physical ,mental and spiritual illnesses For many years, since the ancient days of our ancestors, Africans would retreat to traditional healers and herbalists especially when the disease would not go away after seeking the services of a medical doctor, or simply for good-luck charms. Today, the medical landscape, which is ever changing, is...

Happy60thbirthday to Edem K. G. Djokotoe Sunday21stJune2020 born Tuesday21stJune1960 #DoubleheaderFather’sDay Rainbow Newspaper Zambia Limited

Happy60thbirthday to Edem K. G. Djokotoe Sunday21stJune2020 born Tuesday21stJune1960 #DoubleheaderFather’sDay Rainbow Newspaper Zambia Limited  Edem Djokotoe: THE UNREAL REALITIES OF JOURNALISM  zamobserver 6 months ago ” alt=”” aria-hidden=”true” /> Edem Djokotoe By Edem K G Djokotoe THE UNREAL REALITIES OF JOURNALISM A young Times of Zambia reporter has made some insulting claims about me and my views about journalism to a close friend. He says I am just an angry and bitter old man who is ignorant about “the real realities” of journalism. He is right about one thing. I am angry– as in BruceBanner/Incredible Hulk “You-won’t-like-me-when-I-am angry” angry because...

Ref: ‘Inciting Youths to attack News Diggers’ Managing Editor Joseph Mwenda responds to Information Dora Siliya’s Dora Siliya’s letter

Honourable Ms Dora Siliya, MP Minister of Information and Broadcasting, New Government Complex, Nassar Road. P.O. Box 51025. Lusaka. June 14, 2020 Dear Madam, REF: INCITING YOUTHS TO ATTACK NEWS DIGGERS We are in receipt of your letter dated June 12, 2020 in which you, as Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, expressed concern over what you termed as the use of a derogatory word “stupid” by ourselves in reference to one of our editorial comments. We are grateful, Honourable Minister, that you reached out to us to express your concern and to offer your advice on behalf of government....

Open Letter to President Edgar Chagwa Lungu from Judith Kabemba Monday 18 May 2020 Re: economic instability, political violence and hate being perpetrated by the PF

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT TO: PRESIDENT EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU FROM: JUDITH KABEMBA Monday 18th May 2020 RE: ECONOMIC INSTABILITY, POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND HATE BEING PERPETRATED BY THE PF Mr President Sir, Few are the rights but many are the wrongs that your government has done since you assumed office in 2015. Your government has caused pain and anguish in the lives of many innocent Zambians. You have dissapointed many that believed in you Sir. The day you decided to bring back your MMD allies who Zambians fought to remove from power with Mr Sata and you further went on...

His Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu boosts domestic Tourism by opening Victoria Falls Tuesday 12th May 2020

His Excellency the President has reopened the Victoria Falls in Livingstone as part of preventing the tourism industry from collapsing in the wake of the Coronavirus Global Pandemic. By Tom Njovu Posted by State House Press Office – Zambia on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Nkeyema Member of Parliament Kapelwa Mbangweta protests cancellation of the Prime TV station’s Broadcasting License as matter is still active in Courts

By Luswepo Mutepuka UNITED PARTY for National Development (UPND) Nkeyema Member of Parliament (MP) Kapelwa Mbangweta of Nkeyema District is a district of Western Province has doubted the motive behind by government through the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to cancel the Prime TV station License when the matter is still active in the Courts of Law. Mr. Mbangweta said in an interview in Lusaka that he expected the Zambian government to first listen to his apology and stakeholder protestations as opposed to revoking his license, a development that will result in job losses. Mr. Mbangweta says it is unfortunate that...

ZICTA advises consumers to sanitise ICT gadgets and use Digital Payment Platforms, prods Hanford Chaaba

ZICTA advises consumers to sanitise ICT gadgets and use Digital Payment Platforms It is undeniable now that Information Communication and Technologies (ICTs) have become indispensable in our lives, for instance, we always move with mobile phones with us now just the way we move with wallets and handbags, noted Zambia Information Communication Technology (ZICTA) Corporate Communications Officer, Hanford Chaaba (Mr) in a Media Statement issued on Thursday March 26, 2020 In view of this global and national concern of the coronavirus diseases, Mr. Chaaba reiterated that it is important that members of the public remember to sanitise their key ICT...

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