Chambishi-Mighty game abandoned

By Martin Chawanzi The Division One match between Chambishi FC and Mufulira Wanderers has been abandoned due to lack of security. Chambishi wanted to please it’s fans and they made the game free entry thereby failing to manage the surging crowd. Some fans were left injured in the process. The zone Two deciding game had a lot on stake and making it free entry was … Continue reading Chambishi-Mighty game abandoned

FAZ inspectors dash to Choma

By Martin Chawanzi The Football Association of Zambia FAZ has dispatched a team to Choma to ascertain if Independence stadium home of Green Eagles meet CAF standards. FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala says Green Eagles have been given conditions to meet for Independence stadium to host CAF Games. Kashala is hopeful Choma and lodges will meet the conditions which have been set. And the Zambia … Continue reading FAZ inspectors dash to Choma

Why does PeP formulate alternative annual national budgets?

By Jeff Mbewe We have often been confronted with a question, as to why the Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) bothers to formulate and present an alternative National Budget every year since the party’s formulation. Many wonder and ask, “Why even bother to make an alternative National Budget which you know won’t be adopted and implemented by the government?” For avoidance of doubt, let me … Continue reading Why does PeP formulate alternative annual national budgets?

Editorial: Kambwili is derailing NDC

The embattled PF Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has been hanging on to the seat using the court thread. High Court has dismissed his matter forcing a bye-election but he is still adamant saying he wants justice to prevail. What justice? Every club has rules and CK himself disobeyed those rules and he was ejected from the club for misconduct. The interpretation he needs from … Continue reading Editorial: Kambwili is derailing NDC

Read from your device our Friday Edition of the newspaper

The Independent Observer has started publishing weekly electronic editions of the newspaper. The weekly copy will only be published on Friday. Our monthly print continues. [embeddoc url=”” download=”all” viewer=”google”] [ABTM id=8228] Continue reading Read from your device our Friday Edition of the newspaper

Mabumba must apologise-DP

By JOHN SAKALA Democratic Party (DP) president Gift Kalumba is demanding an apology from the Minister of General Education David Mabumba for examination scandal. Speaking with The Independent Observer, Mr Kalumba said Mr Mabumba must apologise for such a scandal under his nose in the history of Zambia. “He must also assure us that this issue will not be an annual ceremony like cholera in … Continue reading Mabumba must apologise-DP

16 arrested for leaking exams

By Thulasizwe Tembo Police in Lusaka, Copperbelt and Southern Provinces have so far arrested a total of 16 people in connection with the leaked 2018 grade 7, 9 and 12 examination papers. Zambia Police Spokesperson Esther Mwata-Katongo has confirmed in a statement, stating further that among those arrested are teachers and pupils. She said that in Lusaka, police arrested five people identified as Ishmael Manda … Continue reading 16 arrested for leaking exams

Commandos rakes Lake of WW1 weapons

By JOHN SAKALA Northern Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga led a combined team of officers from the Special Forces Unit, Marines and Commandos yesterday to commence the raking activities on the Lake Chila in Mbala. Mr Kamanga said this is part of activities to recover weapons thrown in the lake by retreating German Soldiers after the end of the First World War 100 years ago. … Continue reading Commandos rakes Lake of WW1 weapons

Zambian student dies in traffic accident in India, one critical

A Zambian Student has died in a road traffic accident in India while another one is in a critical condition. Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga said the Mission in New Delhi, India, has received with deep sorrow the demise of a  Zambian national, Peter Mwamba, a 3rd year Civil Engineering Student, in a tragic road traffic accident The High Commissioner said the deceased … Continue reading Zambian student dies in traffic accident in India, one critical