Dumbphones are continuing to enjoy a revival. Google searches for them jumped by 89% between 2018 and 2021, according to a report by software firm SEMrush.

It is interesting to hear that despite the advocacy being done, some people are still falling prey to human trafficking scams. Immigration Officers at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport has denied exit to a Zambian woman travelling to Oman to work as a house maid in a suspected human trafficking case.

THE rapid spread of Omicron had concerned virologists. Now, African scientists are optimistic that the variant could mark the end of the pandemic and the beginning of an endemic. As of Friday, 21 January 2022, the coronavirus pandemic had claimed the lives of more than 5.5 million people worldwide.  The highly contagious omicron and delta variants are […]

By BUUMBA CHIMBULUTHE Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) has warned the public to avoid large cash withdrawals or fall victim to Smash and Grab and Mobile Banking attacks, a trend which has increased in the country. It is concerning that with developments in the banking sector, some customers still opt to draw high values over […]

With some of the most populous countries across Africa seeing increases in Covid-19 cases, there’ve been concerns that the continent is facing another spike in infections. The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has talked of a “second wave” arriving. And there’s evidence that a new variant of coronavirus in South Africa may […]

NOEL IYOMBWA writes HE is one of the fresh bloods representing people in parliament and he is equally passionate about the well-being of youths in the nation. His dream is to ensure the youths actively participate in the governance of the country. Meet Kasama Central law maker, Honorable Kelvin Sampa. GIVE US A BRIEF BACKGROUND […]

NOEL IYOMBWA writes HAVING been born and bred in Lusaka’s Chawama area, Leonard Sikombe was inspired to join politics to take the lead in uplifting the quality of life in his neigbourhood. The Chawama Ward Two councillor remains convinced that he is fulfilling his duty to the community by providing leadership and overcoming longstanding problems […]

By GILBERT MBEWE With so much happening in our society today, it is important that parents instill good values in their children. The truth is that if parents don’t accept this responsibility, then the void in their children may be filled by negative forces in our society that do not support healthy morals. Parents should […]

With Gilbert Mbewe       A few years ago I was teaching Sunday school. In my class, was a young girl beautiful and a gifted singer but she was very shy, had no confidence in her talent, always sad and depended on her friends, she didn’t believe in herself. Every time I asked her to sing or […]

THE reported excessive beer drinking by women of Chirundu made sad reading because these are people considered to be mothers of the nation. Unfortunately this scenario is not confined only to Chirundu alone but has become a national disease eating the entire country. Reports are bound in Lusaka sprawling townships where women take to the […]

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