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Kitwe Primary School is perhaps one of the cleanest Government Schools in Zambia. Very impressive, the Head teacher here must be doing a great Job. Pictures courtesy of Masauso Mukwayaya. Share on: WhatsApp 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
By Harry Kalaba As we prepare to enter the proverbial month (February) of Love and friendship, I am prompted to reflect on the subject of betrayal in African politics. I am inspired by the wisdom of an African proverb which says: “Those who dare to spit at the sky only manage to dirty their own […] 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
Singer Janet Jackson has at the age of 50 given birth to her first child, a baby boy, her publicist has confirmed. A statement said the musician and her Qatari businessman husband, Wissam Al Mana, were “thrilled” to welcome the infant, Eissa Al Mana. “Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably,” the […] Read more
Discussing female menstruation publicly is something of a taboo in Zambia. This is no doubt why a provision in the country’s labour law that allows female workers to take off one day a month is known as Mother’s Day, even though it applies to all women, whether or not they have children. The legal definition […] Read more
JOHN SAKALA Media Institute of Southern African (MISA) Zambia Chapter Chairperson Hellen Mwale has commended the Chingola based online newspaper, The Independent Observer for its objective reporting. Speaking in Chingola when she visited The Independent Observer offices during her tour of duty, Ms Mwale said that most Zambian online media were operating without physical address. […] Read more
The Independent Observer Management and Staff would like to relay heartfelt condolences to Life Gospel Ministries General Overseer Bishop Joseph and his entire family on the great loss of his wife. It is with bleeding hearts that we have learnt of the passing away of Grace Kazhila a wife, mother and grandmother. However, we pray […] Read more
Heartfelt Congratulations to Hope Nkunta and the entire staff and management at The Independent Observer. Congratulations to Hope Nkunta for your award that was merited won. Your victory is not by lucky or chance but a true reflection of your hard work and willingness to learn. Indeed Chingola is proud of you and the entire […] Read more
The Zambia as Enacted by Parliament. This is a downloadable document for every Zambian to access this piece of legislature. Share on: WhatsApp Read more
By HOPE NKUNTA Access to clean and purified water remains one of the challenges in site and service communities of Zambia and Chingola in particular. In SNDP Mikiloni in Chingola, families at times walk long distances to access treated water from Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company. “Despite living near the vicinity of water reticulation network, […] Read more
By The News Editor The Independent Observer has decided to publish the sale agreement between Konkola Copper (KCM) and the Republic of Zambia so that the agreement is made public for transparent purposes. We have received many queries from Zambians demanding that the sale agreement document between Government and KCM be made available to Zambians. […] Read more
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