Dear Editor, I write to commend Justice Minister Given Lubinda who is also Kabwata Constituency MP for fulfill...
By Jonathan Ngoma What’s Special about this Joe? Why can’t we just move on? These are the funny questions I’m...
Dear Editor, I write to commend Justice Minister Given Lubinda who is also Kabwata Constituency MP for fulfilling his pledge to honor the late contemporary musician Joe Chibangu. The late musician who died early this year started his music career as Kabwata Constituency resident. The pledge the Minister made came to pass when he named […] Read more
By Jonathan Ngoma What’s Special about this Joe? Why can’t we just move on? These are the funny questions I’m seeing around social media. My quick conclusion is that those asking where either born after year 2000 or they started following music because of Lil Wayne. I started listening to Joe Chibangu when he was […] Read more
By JOHN SAKALA Famous musician and pioneer of contemporary Zambian music Joe Chibangu has died. Chibangu was reportedly brought in dead at Coptic Hospital in Northmead. He came on the music scene under Zambia’s first Hip and Rapping artist Daddy Zemus where Chibungu and Maiza were the sweet backing artists. He was awarded the Best […] Read more
At the time of his death, hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur was hungry for revolution, and his passion for change could be seen in every interview and performance he ever gave. In one 1992 interview that was recently released by MTV, Tupac shared his revolutionary views on society, politics, racism and poverty. He also took the […] Read more
By HOPE NKUNTA Copperbelt based artiste and producer Stanley Chisansesanse famously known as Stanchi-D has hit the musical scene with a new hit titled Mwantebeta after nine years of self-exile. Stanch-D refrained from the music scene in 2008 after his critique song Mr President. However, he has come out of his self-exile and hopes to […] Read more
By ALICE NACHILEMBE Minister of Tourism and Arts Joseph Banda has said that the theater is the backbone on many creative industries such as film and theater development. Mr Banda said many plays that have been published serve as texts for the teaching of English language and literature. He said this in a speech read […] Read more
By JOHN SAKALA The Chingola based musician Shadrick Mwasika popularly known as Shady Starface has been cleared and discharged by Zambia police for being in possession of the a gun. The artiste was arrested after he was accused of being among the Congolese gangster group called the ‘Grands garçons that was brandishing guns after a […] Read more
By JOHN SAKALA B1 has become the latest victim of online fraud where Facebook fraudsters created a Facebook account in his name and started demanding for money. The ‘Perfecto’ hit maker was reported to have been a victim of a cunning con artist in an online fraud case where a fake account in his name […] Read more
By HOPE NKUNTA Copperbelt based artiste Shadrick Mwasika popularly known as Shady Starface has been arrested for brandishing guns in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a cocaine deal went wrong. The ‘calm’ spoken singer who was in Chililabombwe last weekend for a show at Rugby Sports club was caught in the early hours of […] Read more
By The Independent Observer Staffer Zambia’s High Commissioner to China, Winnie Chibesakunda has urged performing artists to use their talent to market Zambia’s tourism and investment potential. Ms Chibesakunda was speaking when she received the Zambia National Dance Troupe at the mission in China. The 24-member dance troupe is part of the Zambian delegation that […] Read more
Zambia’s music artiste Angela Nyirenda’s son Khuzwayo Sakala has passed away after a short illness. According to a family member who confirmed his death, the 15-year-old was taken to the hospital on Saturday after complaining of severe pain in his ears. Khuzwayo is Angela’s second son to die in a space of five years. […] Read more
THE legendary band UB40 have finally arrived in Lusaka for their highly anticipated shows at the 2016 The Stanbic Music Festival. This is the first time the band is visiting Zambia and will perform at the Lusaka Polo Club, tomorrow and Saturday. Share on: WhatsApp Read more
US reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint at a luxury residence in Paris by at least two men dressed as police officers, her publicist and police say. A box containing jewellery worth up to €6 million (£5.2m; $6.7m) was among items taken, a police spokesman said. The concierge led the gunmen […] Read more
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