Category: Entertainment

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...

St. Petersburg became the center of the free world for four days

St. Petersburg became the center of the free world for four days June 14-17, Russia’s second capital was the site of a major international economic forum. The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which dates back to 1997, over the past two decades has become a major discussion platform and a venue for the conclusion of major contracts between Russians and those countries and companies that Moscow considers its allies and partners. Since Vladimir Putin came to power, who has made enormous efforts to revive the Russian economy and return his country to superpower status, after a decade of post-Soviet...

Zambian viewers deserve better, Kennedy Kalunga prods ZNBC team

  DERRICK SINJELA and Muleya Idaho Chongo MINISTRY of Information and Media (MIM) Permanent Secretary (PS) Kennedy Kalunga says Zambia is on a transformative journey seeking to elevate quality of television programmes and content done by Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC). Opening a week-long training workshop for programmes, engineering, marketing, and sales directorate at Mass Media Complex, on Alick NKHATA Road, Mr. Kalunga reiterated Government desire to birth a professional public broadcaster. Flanked by ZNBC Board Chairperson, Jack Kalala, Director General, Berry Lwando, Multichoice Zambia Managing Director, Ms. Leah Kooma and Multichoice Zambia Talent Factory Director Christopher Puta, Kalunga appreciated...

ZAMBIA FINALLY REJOINS THE LEAGUE OF BIG BOYS

By Nchimunya Ng’andu Bobby  – Your Girl Friend’s Favourite Journalist QUALIFYING to the Africa Cup of Nations had become a birthright for Zambia. But in the last eight years, the story became different as Zambia failed to make appearances at three consecutive AFCON tournaments. As the saying goes “success has many fathers, failure is an orphan” so was the case with the Chipolopolo Boys during the last three failed attempts to book a spot at an AFCON tournament. The heat would always go to the man at the helm of Zambian football Andrew Kamanga whose administration was yet to see...

MultiChoice Launches South Africa’s Epic Series “SHAKA iLEMBE” Lusaka, Zambia – The wait is over! MultiChoice has launched the much anticipated prime-time drama series SHAKA iLEMBE

By DERRICK SINJELA and THERESA BWALYA KALENGA THE 12-part series tells the story of the famous Zulu King and the events that shaped his remarkable life. Speaking at an intimate premiere in Lusaka, Leah Kooma, Managing Director at MultiChoice Zambia said: “We understand the importance of showcasing the diverse narratives that make Africa so unique. We are committed to bringing you exceptional content that uplifts, educates, and entertains. With shows like “Shaka ilembe,” we aim to provide a platform for our homegrown talent, enabling them to share their stories with the world.” “By joining the DStv and GOtv family, you...

Auditor General Office’s Leadership Vacuum worries CLRI’s Paul Mundia Hakoola

By DERRICK SINJELA Adding a civic voice on alleged missing funds at Anti-Corruption Commission, Continental Leadership Research Institute (CLRI) Executive Director Paul Mundia Hakoola holds a view that institutions of governance and law enforcement must work in harmony and in one accord to achieve maximum results in law enforcement. However, recent happenings were the Auditor General Office (AGO) letting a cat out of a hat that proceeds forfeited in the Faith Musonda case, anger Mr. Hakoola as such insinuations undermine gains in public confidence in the fight against corruption. A perturbed Hakoola laments in a Press Statement that if the...

Miriam Wells outlines 4 lessons from 4 years as an Impact Editor – and why your newsroom needs one

2023-06-07. “Information is power; let’s really harness that power” – The Bureau’s Miriam Wells goes beyond the metrics to measure the social value of journalism – with resounding impact. By Lucinda Jordaan lucinda.jordaan@wan-ifra.org | June 7, 2023 Impact Editor may be a relatively new title, but there’s overwhelming evidence to support the critical role it plays in advancing journalism in particular, and publishing in general. “I believe it will ultimately be fundamental to growing audience and revenue in two ways: first, because we are bringing – and showing we are bringing – real value to people’s lives and, second, because...

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