Continued murder of journalists worries IFJ – The Mast Online

  THE International Federation of Journalists is alarmed by the continued murder of journalists. IFJ president Philippe Leruth said a journalist’s murder for his or her activity was a scandal, but a far bigger scandal is that nine out of every 10 journalists’ murders remain unpunished. WAN-IFRA has joined forces with a coalition of international […]

Technology is a blessing and a curse – Lubinda – The Mast Online

TECHNOLOGICAL advancements are posing as a threat to the broadcast industry in Zambia, says information minister Dora Siliya. And justice minister Given Lubinda has said technological advancements are overwhelming to people who were born before computers. During the opening of the Digital Migration Forum at Mulungushi International Conference Center Tuesday, Siliya said technology had disrupted […]

KCM allows Rangers to find co-sponsor – The Mast Online

KONKOLA Copper Mines has given a go-ahead to the executive at demoted Nchanga Rangers Football Club to find a co-sponsor in a bid to return to the Super League. Rangers, a seasoned campaigner in the Zambian premier league had been struggling in recent years until they were finally relegated into division one in the just […]

Just say ‘No’ to agricultural gene drives – The Mast Online

(By Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje) First, the agribusiness giants came to take our land and disrupt our food systems with synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, proprietary seeds, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Now, these firms’ hired hands are upping the ante with “gene drives,” a deliberately invasive technology designed to propagate genetic material across an entire population or species. […]

U20 COSAFA Cup draws on today – The Mast Online

HOSTS Zambia, defending champions South Africa and last year’s runners-up Lesotho have been named as the three seeded sides for today’s pool stage draw for the 2018 MOPANI Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships. The draw will be held at 09:30 hours in Kitwe and broadcast live on COSAFA platforms. The three seeded sides will head […]

Mansa woman gets K60,000 fine for aiding, abetting illegal immigrants – The Mast Online

A 37 year-old Mansa woman Bridget Nayame has been fined K60,000 in default to two years simple imprisonment for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants. According to Immigration Department’s public relations officer Namati Nshinka, Nayame was convicted on October 26 for committing the said crime contrary to section 46 (1) (a) of the Immigration and Deportation […]