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Beware Of This Con Woman On Facebook

This is from a reader of Tumfweko. She was swindled by a woman who pretends to be selling women clothes and accesories. After she was convinced to send the money, he woman in question(photo above) stopped responding to her messages. Don’t be a victim of this lady, she has a blog too where she lists

Importance & Benefits Of Charcoal At Home

Charcoal is one of the most disregarded products at home. We only see the need for it when it is time to set fire for Banku. However, if you really need first aid, charcoal is something you need to have on you all the time. You might not know this but it is one of

Student Seeks Divorce From “Adulterous” Wife

A LAW student has pleaded with the Lusaka High Court to dissolve his marriage of 10 years claiming that his wife is adulterous and that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. According to documents filed in court, James Banda dragged his wife Sibongile Sibande Banda to court for divorce saying the two had lived apart

Factors That May Affect Your Work as a Civil Servant

1.When your supervisor always sends same favourite people for work shops or outreach programs and you are always left out. The only time you are sent out is for meeting which has no allowance. This brings frustrations. Everyone subordinate must be remunerated in one way or another. 2. When you transfer social problems like marital

Notorious Hundreds Boy Found With Case To Answer

The Kitwe Magistrates Court has found a 23-year old man suspected to be a member of the hundreds gang with a case to answer on unlawful wounding and kidnapping charges. This is in a case where Junipa Gondwe the man who has been found with a case is jointly charged with four other suspected members

Koffi Olomide Is Coming – Promoter

Agents of Congolese Rhumba Maestro Koffi Olomide have dismissed media reports that government has denied their client entry into Zambia. Mark Mabalama, one of the agents from Remarkable Limited, a company representing the Congolese musician has told a media briefing in Lusaka that their client has been cleared to perform in the country and will

Zambia’s Delegation to China Huge – CTPD

Center for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) Executive Director, Isaac Mwaipopo says while The decision to send a delegation of ministers to China to discuss the restructuring program of Zambia’s debt is welcome, the delegation is too much. Mr Mwaipopo has reminded the government of the need to be mindful of the numbers of ministers

ECZ Denies Its Examinations System Has Been Hacked

The Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) has refuted some media reports suggesting that the Examinations system has been hacked by unscrupulous individuals who are altering results for people at a fee. In a statement made available to Q-News, ECZ Corporate Affairs Officer, Ronald Tembo says the examinations system has not been tempered with in anyway.

NUPPEZ Advocates For Teacher Recruitment In 2019

National Union of Public and Private Educators of Zambia (NUPPEZ) President, Victor Muyumba has called on the government to ensure the 2019 national budget provides an allocation for teacher recruitment. Mr. Muyumba says the teacher pupil ration in the country is still high, hence the need to ensure that more teachers are recruited to bridge

Zambia Police Recruitment Crisis

There is no way we can be failing to create employment for our people after 53 years of independence. Is it the poor quality of our leaders we choose in higher officers? Is it the education back ground of our leaders in higher officers, the fact the most of them on average are certificate holders

Breaking: Vegas Night Club In Longacres Lusaka Under Fire.

Just in: Vegas annex night club on fire in long acres! more details will be posted.  

Cameras To Replace Traffic Officers

THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and the Zambia Police have strengthened relations to curb road traffic accidents through the use of roadside cameras. This will greatly reduce the physical presence of police officers on highways. The two institutions entered into a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to promote a safer road transport system through

MHSRIP: Namwala Road Traffic Accident Leaves One Dead

A road traffic accident on Namwala road in Choma has left one person dead early Monday morning. Southern Province Commissioner of Police Bonny Kapeso has identified the deceased as 26 year old Christian Silomba of Chandamali in Choma. Kapeso tells Byta FM News that the accident happened around 02:00 Hours when Silomba lost control of

MHSRIP: Namwala Road Traffic Accident Leaves One Dead

A road traffic accident on Namwala road in Choma has left one person dead early Monday morning. Southern Province Commissioner of Police Bonny Kapeso has identified the deceased as 26 year old Christian Silomba of Chandamali in Choma. Kapeso tells Byta FM News that the accident happened around 02:00 Hours when Silomba lost control of

We Are Under Pressure as Champions – U17 Coach

UNDER-17 national team assistant coach Tenant Chilumba says it is inevitable for Zambia as defending Council of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA) champions to have pressure. The team arrived in Mauritius on Saturday ahead of the competition scheduled to kick off on Thursday. Chilumba said Zambia as defending champions will feel the pressure but that

Ministers Confusing People With Contradicting Lusaka Ndola Rd Figures – KBF

Kelvin Bwalya Fube (KBF) says Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe’s position that US$1.2 billion is not the actual cost for the construction of the Lusaka – Ndola Dual carriageway makes logical sense. And KBF has expressed concern that President Edgar Lungu was given inaccurate figures when launched the Lusaka-Ndola Road project. Speaking to News Diggers in

American Soldier In Court Fofr Importing Firearms Without A Permit

A retired American soldier has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate Court for allegedly importing a firearm into Zambia without permit. This is in a case in which Larry Sherad Hilmon, 43, is charged with one count of import of firearm and ammunition and prohibition against possession of firearm and ammunition. It is alleged that Hilmon

Kabwe PF MP Tutwa Challenges Kampyongo To Address Corruption In Police Recruitment

Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo says the recruitment exercise of police constables into the Zambia Police Service will be corruption-free. And Kampyongo has warned applicants in the ongoing recruitment exercise of police constables against using fake qualifications, saying anyone found wanting will be prosecuted. Kampyongo told Parliament, Thursday, that corruption would not be allowed

Losing Chipili Seat Doesn’t Make Me a Rotten Politician – Mwila

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila says losing his Chipili parliamentary seat to independent MP Jewis Chabi doesn’t make him a rotten politician who cannot deliver victory for the ruling party in other elections. And Mwila has charged that Chabi is a little ignorant man who will only represent Chibili for one term because the

Now Home Affairs Minister Summons Nkana, ZESCO Over Fans Unruly Behaviour

Government has condemned the unruly behavior exhibited by Nkana and Zesco soccer fans during the week 24 fixture played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo says government will not allow any form of hooliganism to dent the image of the country as a beacon of peace. Mr. Kampyongo disclosed to

Koffi Will Be Arrested If Set Foot In Zambia

Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs Godfridah Sumaili has said that the rhumba sensational singer Koffi Olomide would not be allowed to enter the country as he was facing a number of allegations in France. French ambassador to Zambia Sylvain Berger advised authorities in the country to take note that Koffi was still facing

India Eyes Third Position In World Economy By 2030

THE economy is on a stage of take off where Indians can legitimately hold their heads high, India’s economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra said on Saturday of the world’s sixth largest economy. The country is now targeting the third position with a $10 trillion gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030. “Good days are ahead and

2 PF Councillors In Serenje Attempt To Stop Kalaba’s Radio Programme

TWO PF councillors of Muchinga Constituency in Serenje district and the ruling party’s Serenje Central Constituency chairman on Saturday evening tried to block Bahati PF member of parliament Harry Kalaba from speaking on a programme at a community radio station. And Kalaba says the PF should be ‘voted for’ by the Chinese in 2021 because

Find Time For Zambians, Mulongoti Tells Lungu

PEOPLE’S Party leader Mike Mulongoti has urged President Edgar Lungu to find time for Zambians and not those justifying his travels. Meanwhile, Labour Party leader Fresher Siwale says President Lungu needs to produce evidence to prove that he is not Jonathan Mutaware. Addressing a press conference in Lusaka also attended by United Progressive People president

Ramsey Nouah Reveals How A Female Slipped Her Panties Into His Pocket In Front Of Dignitaries

Nigerian actor Ramsey Nouah has spoken out on an embarrassing incident that occurred while he was in the US. Speaking to Punch, Nouah revealed how a female fan and her drawers left him flustered in front of dignitaries. “There was a cocktail event many years ago in the United States and I was talking to

Woman Needs Advise After She Slept With Her Pastor To Have Her Business Succeed

A woman is asking for advise on Twitter after she had sexual relations with her pastor for the success of her business only to later discover she’d been fooled. The woman revealed that she was having setbacks in her business, so she went to her pastor for prayers and he told her she had had

STATEMENT ON THE SPATE FIRES GUTTING MARKETS AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE IN SOME PARTS OF THE COUNTRY

The Zambian DNA is saddened by the spate of fires that have gutted several markets in some parts of the country,school infrastructure in Kalulushi and a cotton plant in Mazabuka. We sympathize with the traders and others whose livelihood has been shattered after the said inferno gutted their merchandise and property worth millions of kwacha.

MHSRIP: Photos of A Zambia Police Officer Who Died In A Bike Crash.

SIMON Fulilwa, 36 of Libala, Lusaka, a police officer inspector by rank, died on 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 says the accident occurred on 15th July, 2018 at about 1310 hours at

Zambian Man Who Slept With His 15-Year Old Niece Jailed 20 Years

THE Court of Appeal has sentenced a man of Lusaka to 20 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of incest. Kingstone Makungu was arraigned of one count of incest in the subordinate court in Lusaka.He was alleged to have had carnal knowledge of his niece between January 2015 and February 2016. Makungu was convicted

Chipenzi Threatens To Sue FODEP Over Unpaid Dues

Former Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) Executive Director Macdonald Chipenzi has threatened to sue his former employer over his unpaid dues. Mr. Chipenzi says he has resolved to take FODEP to Court because dialogue in claiming his payment that was due to him since 2016, has proved futile. He says he finds it painful to