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Mufulira’s Buteko Market gutted

FIRE has slept through Buteko market in Mufulira destroying property worth millions of kwacha. Mufulira mayor Gift Mushinge confirmed the development in an interview. He, however, said a committee has been instituted to ascertain the course of the fire...

Nkandu Luo wants UNZA, CBU lecturers to stop moonlighting

Professor Luo said the trend was contributing to poor performance of the institutions in terms of rating on the continent and globally. The minister told Parliament that it was unfortunate that public university lecturers had stopped researching becaus...

Miles Sampa is a political prostitute – Tonga

Third Liberation Movement President Enock Tonga has labeled PF Lusaka mayoral candidate, Miles Sampa a political prostitute. Mr. Tonga charges that Mr. Sampa is in fact the worst of all the nine candidates contesting the mayoral seat as he is a danger ...

US INVESTORS SEEK LINKS WITH ZAMBIA’S PRIVATE SECTOR

RAY WASHBURNE, President and Chief Executive of the OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION (OPIC), a United States of America Government Development Finance Institution, has said his delegation is in Zambia to explore investment prospects in energy, a...

Zambia and Turkey to enhance bilateral relations

Ankara, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 President Edgar Lungu says his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan is desirous of enhancing bilateral relations between Zambia and Turkey. President Lungu said President Erdogan informed him during a high-level bilat...

Mwenya Musenge on President Edgar Lungu’s Trips Abroad

Kitwe. 10.07.2018. President Edgar Lungu should consider cutting down on the countless uneconomical trips he continues to make abroad. The visit by the Head of State to Turkey is one such costly trip that should have been avoided. Zambia has an envoy d...

FAZ unveils Sven Vandenbroek as new Chipolopolo coach

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has unveiled the new Chipolopolo coach Sven Vandenbroek with a five match target to qualify Zambia to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. And Vandenbroek says Zambia can still mend its qualification for the 2019 Afr...

Govt institutes inquest into Black Mountain accident

KITWE district commissioner Binwell Mpundu says an inquest has been instituted to ascertain what happened at the Black Mountain. Ten people died when part of the historical slag dump, the Black Mountain, collapsed on them as they were digging at its fo...

Fred M’membe’s wife Mutinta Mazoka acquitted

The Lusaka Magistrate Court has acquitted former the Post newspapers proprietor Fred M’membe’s wife Mutinta Mazoka in the case in which she was charged with obstructing Police officers who had gone to her residence to execute a search on February 15th,...

ZAMBIA LAW DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION DIRECTOR ARRESTED

The Anti-Corruption Commission has charged and arrested Zambia Law Development Commission Director for corrupt practices involving over K120,000.00. Hope Ndhlovu Chanda aged 42 of plot number 7144/m, Lusaka West in Lusaka has been charged with two coun...

Chinese companies should transfer skills to Zambians – Chiteme

LUSAKA, Thursday, 5 July 2018 –  The Minister of National Development Planning Honourable Alexander Chiteme, MP, has urged new Ambassador of China to Zambia, His Excellency Mr. Li Jie, to implore Chinese companies operating here to transfer skills to Z...

Lusambo rubbishes Saboi’s street vendor plan

ITS childish and misplaced to suggest bringing street vendors back on the streets, Lusaka Minister Bowman Lusambo has told National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate, Saboi Imboela. Mr Lusaka, speaking on a radio programme, said the decision to ban s...

ZAMBIANS TARGETS OF INTERNET SCAMS

Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba says vehicles with registration plates such as “Commando 1” and “Number 1 Bootlicker” are illegal and not registered by RTSA except for “ECL 2021” which could be approved under vanity and personalise...

Zambia Police recruitment exercise lack transparency – Chipenzi

Human Rights Activists MacDonald Chipenzi has claimed that 2018 Zambia Police Service recruitment exercise is based on political and tribe lines. Mr. Chipenzi told Radio Chikuni that more political party cadres are likely to be recruited in the service...

Given Lubinda calls some Zambian lawyers, quacks

Government says it prefers to have a smaller number of quality lawyers practising law in Zambia than having a multitude of quacks pretending to be lawyers. Justice Minister Given Lubinda says it is an injustice to have a multitude of quacks pretending ...

PRESIDENT LUNGU SUED

Zambian President EdgarI Lungu has been taken to court by , the President of the Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) over the now controversial land previously owned by Inyatsi Properties and presented to him by King Mswati as a gift. The PeP Presiden...

Sean Tembo sues Zambia Police

The case in which the Party President for Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP), Sean Tembo has taken the Zambia Police Service to the High Court under cause number 2018/HP/490 has been scheduled for hearing on 23rd August 2018 before Madam Justice M. M...

Corruption part of traffic officer DNA – Kamuti

GOVERNMENT should shake up the Zambia Police Traffic Division because there are too many corrupt officers manning checkpoints and parading in the streets to waylay motorists they can syphon money from, Commuters Rights Association of Zambia (CRAZ) pres...

President Lungu should tame his tongue at airports – Mwanza

UPND Copperbelt vice spokesperson Lawrence Mwanza says President Edgar Lungu should tame his tongue at airports. And Mwanza says the PF and Lungu are scared of Hakainde Hichilema. Last week, President Lungu advised the UPND to find a better player to c...

Heavy Trucks use Mungwi Road to avoid Katuba toll gates

Concerned residents and motorists in Ferngrove residential ( locally known as Kasupe ) area and the neighbouring Zingalume township have called on government through National Road Development Fund ( NRDF ) to immediately construct a toll gate on the ne...

Pregnant girl rejected by school as bad influence

One girl’s dreams of an education have been shattered after she fell pregnant and the school not only chased her but refused to re-admit her as per government policy, fearing she could “contaminate” other girls. Attempts by single mother, Mirriam Lungu...

Chilufya Tayali reminds Cosmas Chileshe to consider his children

CONSIDER THE HAPPINESS OF YOUR CHILDREN TOO, KAISA, DON’T FOLLOW SUIT BY MARRYING DORA AS WELL (EASTERNERS LIKE COPY AND PASTE) ========================= Whilst I was busying trying to sell ADEDE formula, which was aborted by Alex Mwansa, for my ...

CARISTO CHITAMFYA SNR MOURNS SON

Veteran broadcaster Caristo Chitamfya has made a moving tribute for his son Caristo Chitamfya Jnr who died in a road traffic accident last week. During a funeral service held at Northmead Assemblies of God, Chitamfya condemns those he termed were malig...

CARISTO CHITAMFYA SNR MOURNS SON

Veteran broadcaster Caristo Chitamfya has made a moving tribute for his son Caristo Chitamfya Jnr who died in a road traffic accident last week. During a funeral service held at Northmead Assemblies of God, Chitamfya condemns those he termed were malig...

Swansea reportedly interested in Zambia midfielder Emmanuel Banda.

An immediate return to the Premier League is absolutely vital for Swansea City after they suffered the ignominy of relegation last season and, if reports are to be believed, new manager Graham Potter is going hell for leather to assemble a squad capabl...

Swansea reportedly interested in Zambia midfielder Emmanuel Banda.

An immediate return to the Premier League is absolutely vital for Swansea City after they suffered the ignominy of relegation last season and, if reports are to be believed, new manager Graham Potter is going hell for leather to assemble a squad capabl...

Chinese nationals arrested for shooting teenager

C/Belt police arrest 10 Chinese for shooting teenager Police on the Copperbelt have arrested 10 Chinese nationals all from Bolo Mine, in connection with the shooting of a teenager. Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed and named the ...

Mulongonti says never accused President Lungu of being a foreigner.

I HAVE never accused President Edgar Lungu of being a foreigner. All I wanted was approval of his nationality through the Public Protector says, Peoples Party president Mike Mulongoti. Mr Mulongoti said there was nothing strange for him to ask the Offi...

I have no appetite for violence – Mwaliteta

UPND Lusaka Province Chairperson has dismissed accusations labeled against him that he is giving offensive weapons to UPND youths in Lusaka to cause violence in the coming by-elections. Yesterday Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo warned Mr. Mwali...

Reeves Malambo’s killer sentenced to death by hanging

The Lusaka High Court has sentenced Shabu Benos to death by hanging after finding her guilty for the murder of Lusaka businessman and Auto Force proprietor, Reeves Malambo on 29th January,2017 Delivering judgment, High Court Judge in-Charge, Gertrude C...