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MIRACLE MONEY: Woman who had K 852,891.22 mistakenly put in bank account arrested

A 44-YEAR old business woman of Livingstone highland has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission for theft and money laundering involving K853, 000 which she allegedly stole from a named bank. It is alleged the suspect identified as Emma Esnar...

Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe is new COMESA Secretary General

  Ms Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe is the new Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). Kapwepwe, the current chairperson of the ZRA and served as IMF Alternate Director in Washington Congrats to Ms. Chileshe Kapw...

The Mazoe you’re drinking might kill you, Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency says

THE Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) is carrying out its routine market surveillance and testing of a Mazoe drink believed to be contaminated for the safety of the consumers in the country. ZCSA Public Relations officer Lee Haamunji has reveal...

Koffi Olomide is coming to perform; promoters have invested over K 1 million, says Lawyers

LAWYERS representing promoters for Koffi Olomide, Makebi Zulu Advocates, say that the Koffi Olomide function has reached advanced stages in terms of organising and any attempt to stop the same will be a direct assault on their clients’ quest to earn a ...

Man killed at ZESCO Flyover Bridge along Great East Road, Police say

POLICE in Lusaka have instituted investigations into a case of murder where a 37 year old man identified as Brian Mulenga was found dead at ZESCO Flyover Bridge along Great East road. The incident is reported to have happened between Saturday around 20...

RTSA and ZP strengthen the working relationship to reduce road crashes in Zambia

THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and the Zambia Police (ZP) has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to further strengthen the co-operation between the two institutions. The partnership is anchored on enhancing efforts to promote a s...

Ballot papers for Mayoral, Chairpersons’, Local Government by-elections arrive from Dubai

BALLOT papers for the mayoral, chairpersons’, local government by-elections slated for July, 26th, 2018 will be received in the Country in two (2) consignments on separate days. Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Spokesperson, Margaret Chimanse says ...

Biker dies in accident

SIMON Fulilwa, 36 of Libala, Lusaka, a police officer inspector by rank, died Sunday afternoon when he lost control of his CBR bike and slammed into a motor vehicle which was moving in the opposite direction. Zambia Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo s...

Biker dies in accident

SIMON Fulilwa, 36 of Libala, Lusaka, a police officer inspector by rank, died Sunday afternoon when he lost control of his CBR bike and slammed into a motor vehicle which was moving in the opposite direction. Zambia Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo s...

Government bans Koffi Olomide from entering Zambia

CONTROVERSY has also erupted over the invitation of the Congolese star musician Koffi Olomide to Zambia for two shows in Lusaka and Kitwe. Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs Rev. Godfridah Sumaili told the media that Koffi Olomide will...

Paul Shalala selected for the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program in South Africa

  ZNBC Reporter Paul Shalala is among 200 selected young African leaders from 44 African countries who are attending the first meeting of the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program which opened in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday. Shalala, ...

Congo’s Kabila appoints army chief under U.S., EU sanctions for alleged violence

CONGO’s President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of dissent, raising fears of an imminent crackdown. State television reported on Sunday that Kabila had appointed General Joh...

Police arrest two suspects in connection with the murder of a Turkish national

POLICE in Lusaka have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a Turkish national identified as Iyan Aslan in Chilanga recently. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed. She said a pistol with two rounds of ammunition suspected t...

President Kabila is sending signals that he is not willing to relinquish power

FOR nearly two years now, the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo have waited with bated breath to elect a new leader after President Joseph Kabila served his two-term constitutional mandate. National elections have been postponed twice and ther...

Man, 23, kills wife, 25, in Mkushi, police say

A 23 YEAR old man of Mkushi has been arrested by police in connection with the murder of his 25 year old wife identified as Memory Chituka. The suspect identified as Leckson Ngosa Makonka Oliver of Kamwendo village in Chief Chitina of Mkushi District a...

Man kills his 1-month-old baby over Kapenta in Mpulungu, police say

POLICE in Mpulungu are looking for a suspect identified as Chuma Simfukwe of Chitongo Village in connection with the murder of his one month old daughter after a domestic dispute with his wife. The murder is reported to have occurred on Sunday at aroun...

RTSA secures 36 convictions in the same Fast Track Court on traffic offences in the first week of this month

THE Mansa Fast Track Court has convicted and fined Mwale Nyirenda Roderick for driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. And the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has secured 36 convictions in the same Fast Track Court on Traffic of...

Congolese cardinal a strong critic of President Kabila, puts faith ahead of fear

THERE is no room for fear in the life of Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo. Monsengwo is the outspoken prelate of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of most violent and volatile countries in Africa. “A cardinal does not have fear,” said Monsengwo, wh...

Stanbic becomes first Zambian bank to receive insurance brokerage license

STANBIC has become the first bank in the country to receive an insurance brokers license from the Pensions and Insurance Authority (PIA). The licence gives Stanbic Insurance Brokers Zambia Limited the ability to distribute a competitive range of indust...

Love triangle, jealousy led man to kill sister in law, after she accepted marriage with another man

AN alleged love triangle turned deadly on Tuesday after a man axed to death his 20 year old sister-in-law, after she accepted marriage with another man. Northern Province, Deputy Police commissioner Edwin Bwanga said Rabecca Mulenga of Mumba village in...

#ZambiaDebtcrisis; President Lungu to send five ministers to China to discuss debt restructuring

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has assigned five cabinet Ministers to travel to China to hold strategic consultations with Chinese authorities, financial institutions and companies doing business in Zambia to discuss the debt restructuring programme. Those assi...

Intelligence officer arrested for unnatural sex with a 15-year-old boy

POLICE in Luwingu have arrested Moses Chanda, 33, a senior intelligence officer working for the Office of the President (Special Division) in Luwingu district for allegedly having unnatural sex with a 15-year-old boy. Chanda appeared before Luwingu mag...

Four civil servants arrested for stealing K26,673.50 from Kasama Municipal Council

FOUR public servants of Kasama Municipal Council have been arrested and jointly charged for money laundering offences involving K27, 000. Those arrested and jointly charged are Biseck Mbewe, 31, an Information Technology Programmer for forgery, theft b...

Lusaka City Council has instituted investigations into the Blue Band margarine

THE Lusaka City Council says it has instituted investigations into the Blue Band margarine case which is allegedly reported not to be melting under any conditions. And Unilever, a company that manufactures Blue Band margarine has assured consumers that...

CHURCH: Mazabuka-Kafue road is a death trap for unsuspecting motorists

CHURCH: Mazabuka-Kafue road is a death trap for unsuspecting motorists COUNCIL of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Fr Emmanuel Chikoya says government should treat as an emergency the need to rehabilitate the Mazabuka-Kafue road in Southern p...

Road Safety Law Enforcement Starts in Lusaka, cameras will be deployed on major roads

RTSA says it will commence the enforcement of Safety Laws from today, Wednesday 11th July 2018 as part of the Road Safety Management System. In a statement, RTSA Head of Public Relations Frederick Mubanga said the programme will include the introductio...

POLICE: 10-month-old baby boy killed in horror crash in Kasama

A TEN (10) months old baby boy of Chikumanino village in Kasama District has died on the way to Kasama General Hospital while four other people sustained serious injuries after they were involved in an accident. The accident happened on Monday around 1...

Man,45, beats wife,32, to death in Mpongwe, police say

A 32 year old woman of Kantolo Village in Chief Malembeka of Mpongwe District has allegedly been murdered by her 45 year old husband who beat her to death after a marital dispute. The incident occurred yesterday around 04:00 hours in Mpongwe. Police Sp...

Lusaka residents to experience the glamour of polo at Lusaka July 2018

ON Saturday, 14th July 2018, the annual Lusaka July will be hosted by PR Girl Media at the Lusaka Polo Club under the fashion theme “Colony of Wealth”. The theme has been designed to encourage attendants to express the richness and diversity of African...

Hope Ndhlovu Chanda arrested and charged by the ACC for corrupt practices involving over K120,000

LAW Development Commission boss has been arrested and charged by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for corrupt practices involving over K120,000. Hope Ndhlovu Chanda aged 42 of plot number 7144/m, Lusaka West, also Director at the Law Development Co...