Category: Entertainment

Frank Nchimunya Sibuuku’s Mpali dream cheers IBA’s Victoria Sombo Mupwaya

Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda Despite his iconic exploits, Frank Nchimunya Sibuuku, credited as the brain’s nurturing Mpali, Zambia’s household Pay Television soap, this budding cinemagrapher keeps a low profile. As alluded to by a close confidante, none other than Eric Kasomo Junior, Sibuuku or Frank as peers on the set refer to him, is equally a gifted painter. Mr. Nguzu, the plantation guru is currently incarcerated and one may deduce that perhaps the Mpali crew is always filming at Chimbokaila Prison, now christened as Lusaka Central Correctional Facility (LCCF), ….alas…zero…this movie painter and team have conceived two makeshift cells...

Boutique hotel’s menus bursting with Stone Town flavour

Boutique hotel’s menus bursting with Stone Town flavour Newly opened The Neela Boutique Hotel Stone Town offers exciting new food and beverage outlets to entice the palates of visitors and locals enjoying a weekend away in Zanzibar’s ancient city STONE TOWN, 2 October 2023 – The Neela Boutique Hotel Stone Town recently opened in the heart of Zanzibar’s ancient city is already being feted as a gastronomic marvel enticing the palates of foreign travellers and African weekenders alike. In its two outlets– the Breadfruit Restaurant & Café and Views Rooftop Bar & Lounge – hotel developers Steve and Raju Shaulis...

HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje extols Multichoice partnership

HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje extols Multichoice partnership By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela Hotel and Catering Association of Zambia (HCAZ) HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje is delighted over a growing partnership with Multichoice Zambia Limited with a clear mandate to be a voice and an effective representative for all hospitality establishments Hospitality Training Institutions, Hotels, Motels, Guest Houses,Lodges Safari Camps, Rest House, Council Guest Houses, to name but eight plus those in the Corporate World. Making reference to Ministry of Health (MoH) Senior Executives, Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority Zambia (TEVETA), Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Ministry of Tourism (MoT)...

Journalists must upgrade their qualifications to enhance their reporting – Brian Hatyoka

By Derick Sinjela Brian Hatyoka, a 12-time award winning Journalist, is one of the dedicated journalists and Public Relations (PR) specialists in Zambia. He believes that journalists must upgrade their academic qualifications so that they have a broader understanding of different subjects they report. Brian has also counselled counsel journalists to ensure their stories are well researched and multi-sourced as well as written in an objective and professional manner to inform policy changes. He is currently Lusaka Press Club vice chairperson and has more than 18 years of practicing journalism in Zambia and abroad. In 2003, Brian graduated with a...

THERE’S NO CORRUPTION CASE AGAINST AMOS CHANDA BEFORE ANY COURT —DEC

THERE’S NO CORRUPTION CASE AGAINST AMOS CHANDA BEFORE ANY COURT —DEC Lusaka, (12 October 2023) — A senior DEC investigations officer has told the Lusaka magistrates court that Amos Chanda is not facing any case of corruption or money laundering before any court in the Republic of Zambia. Boyd Munalula (48) of plot  number 2469A Kwamwena-Meanwood, Lusaka, told Lusaka Principal Resident Magistrate Irene Wishimanga that the only case the DEC had before court against Mr Chanda is that of the alleged missing court record. And Munalula, the arresting officer and prosecution witness number 10, revealed that the Director of Public Prosecutions...

Night of Laughter: The Sequel with Chingliz

Night of Laughter: The Sequel with Chingliz

Press Release Tuesday, 5 September 2023   Lusaka, Zambia – In a studio bustling with excitement, a comedic legend celebrates his tenth anniversary in comedy. Hubert Mumba, better known by his stage name, Chingliz, shares his journey from an engineering student to the beacon of laughter he has become today. He is not only one of the masterminds behind the phenomenal Night of Laughter on Zambezi Magic, he is also a pivotal figure aiming to diversify and invigorate the comedic scene across Africa. Having started off as a civil engineering student, Chingliz took an unexpected detour into comedy, blending his...

Representatives of Muslim communities praised the high level of organization of the International Religious Forum in St. Petersburg

  Representatives from almost 50 countries took part in the event. Compared to the previous International Religious Forum in 2021, this forum gathered almost twice as many guests. Among the participants were religious figures from Russia. The Deputy Mufti of Volgograd has been living in Russia for a long time. This forum turned out to be extremely important for him, because here were discussed issues that are of particular concern to all mankind today. Hussein Walid could not avoid such a process as the Special Military Operation in Ukraine.   “I live in Nalchik. I have a lot of experience...

GOtv introduces GOtv Supa Plus, a package that offers viewers unmatched sports and entertainment from the comfort of their homes!

By DERRICK SINJELA Connect, subscribe and upgrade to GOtv supa plus to watch all the premier league, la liga games as the new football season kicks off! WITH the new football season around the corner, GOtv is excited to announce the introduction of GOtv Supa Plus, a tailored package that will see die-hard fans watch Pep Guardiola and Manchester City pull out all stops to defend their Premier League title on your Home of Sport – SuperSport. With the exciting transfer season currently underway ahead of the Premier League kick-off next month, GOtv subscribers have a superb opportunity to connect,...

Spend local, eat healthy! By Rolf Shenton Co-founder of Grassroots Trust Sunday, 30th July 2023

Spend local, eat healthy! By Rolf Shenton Co-founder of Grassroots Trust Sunday, 30th July 2023 Good day! In previous articles I have discussed why we need to change the way we make decisions and the principles we need to follow to achieve regeneration of our environment, our economy and our communities. This week I shall suggest how we can practically exploit these principles to develop agriculture that improves the environment, produces far more food, fibre and energy without the need for expensive chemical inputs, loss of biodiversity or the need for Zambians to give up their land and sovereignty. As...

Meet Christabel Ronia Ndalama Kalyangile, Zambia’s budding Chinese language interpreter

By DERRICK SINJELA CHRISTABEL Ronia Ndalama Kaliangile was born in 1999 at Shichobo clinic Shibuyunji District, Central Province. 24-year-old Ms. Kalyangile did her Primary and Junior Secondary education at Shibuyunji Primary and did her Senior Secondary at Kamakechi Secondary School in Kasempa District, North Western Province. As education is an equaliser, Ms. Kalyangile, a vicenarian, enrolled at the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road Campus in 2019 under School of Humanities and Social Sciences with Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Linguistics and Chinese, and was fortunate to graduate on Tuesday, 23rd May 2023. Any one between the age of...

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