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170 Inmates On Death Roll

THE Zambia Correctional Services says it has 170 inmates on death row. The 170 comprises 168 males at Mukobeko Maximum Security Facility in Kabwe. The two women are confined to the female section. Zambia ...

KBF Leads PF’s Campaign To Remove LAZ Leadership

KELVIN Bwalya Fube says the Law Association of Zambia executive committee led by Linda Kasonde is immature, excited and should not be tolerated by the members. Speaking during Hot FM’s Red Hot programme today, ...

Luonde: There’s No Judiciary In Zambia

ANGLICAN priest Fr Richard Luonde says there is no judiciary in Zambia to talk about anymore. In an interview, Fr Luonde said the judiciary had failed to live up to people’s expectations. In a ...

Zambian Former Boxer Joseph Chingangu Bags 6 Months Jail Time For House Breaking

Former heavyweight boxer Joseph ‘No Pressure’ Chingangu has been sentenced to six months imprisonment after being found guilty of house breaking. Chingangu has been at variance with the law and last year infamously got ...

Hichilema’s Case Adjourned To Next Week

Magistrate David Simusamba has adjourned the case of Treason against Opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema. The matter was sent for re-allocation to Magistrate Simusamba following the ruling by Magistrate Evergreen Malumani to refer treason case ...

US Senator Asks Lungu To Release HH

United States Senator Ben Cardin has written to President Edgar Lungu, informing him that the latest American State Department Country Report for Human Rights indicates that the Zambian government has taken selective steps to ...

France Election: Macron Heckled By Pro-Le Pen Workers

French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has been heckled by factory workers in Amiens after a visit by his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. Ms Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival earlier by turning up ...

FODEP Opposes Plans To Declare ‘State of Emergency’

The Foundation for Democratic Process has opposed President Edgar Lungu’s idea to declare a state of emergency in the country. FODEP Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe says President Lungu should instead direct the Zambia Police ...

Police Shot Me Twice, Bus Driver Narrates

Harrison Miti who survived a police shooting incident yesterday says he cannot fail to identify a police officer in broad daylight, insisting he was shot twice in the stomach. From his hospital bed at ...

Row Over Egyptian Woman Weight Loss

The sister of Eman Abd El Aty, an Egyptian woman thought to have been the world’s heaviest, has accused doctors of lying about her weight loss after surgery in India. She underwent surgery in ...

Why More Top Players In African Players Are Headed To Zambia

By Punch Chama This is a question I enjoy answering because I take time to watch and analyse African football. There has always been an increase in African players in Zambia but the difference ...

Court Adjourns Hakainde Hichilema’s Case Again!

LUSAKA Magistrate Greenwell Malumani has ruled that UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and four others will be tried on the 2nd count of being disobedient (obstructing President Edgar Lungu motorcade) and on the 3rd count ...

HH Wanted To Declare Himself President Of The Republic Of Zambia In Mongu- State Prosecutors

“Hakainde Hichilema and Wallace Chakwa, On the 5th day of April, 2017 at Lusaka in the district of Lusaka province, of the republic of Zambia, jointly and while acting together, did conspire to mobilise ...

Popular Kitwe Businessman Loses Son In Road Accident

Popular Kitwe Business man Oscar Kaluba popularly knows as Oskido or Oscar Flats has lost his Son in a terrible accident in kitwe near Black Mountain. He’s wife who was rushing her son to ...

Judge Chitabo Refuses To Recuse Himself In HH Petition Case

LUSAKA High Court judge Mwila Chitabo has refused to recuse himself from handling a presidential petition where UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema wants the court to determine whether his rights to be heard were violated. ...

Why Seer1 Was Deported

“SEER 1 was encouraging unorthodox practices among his congregants, including subjecting some members to inhuman activities” Christ Freedom Ministries Pastor, Andrew Ejimadu, popularly known as Seer One has been deported. This is on reasons ...

Murder Convict Longwe To Appeal Death Sentence

MURDER-convict Precious Longwe has filed a notice to appeal against a death sentence slapped on her for killing her husband in May 2016. Lusaka High Court judge Sharon Newa on April 13 convicted and ...

Tanzania Expels UNDP Head Awa Dabo

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. It blamed Awa Dabo, a Gambian national, for the “deteriorating performance” ...

Chanda Chimba III Walks to Freedom

Chanda Chimba III has walked to freedom following the exercise of presidential prerogative of mercy by President Edgar Lungu. Freelance Journalist Chanda Chimba was jailed for two years in November 2016. He was convicted ...

Police Say They Are Searching For “Police Officer” Who Shot At Two People In Lusaka

POLICE Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo said in a statement that they are still making efforts to establish whether the alleged police officer who shot a bus driver and a passenger in Kamwala yesterday is ...

Lusambo’s Security Angers MPs On Courtesy Call

POLICE officers at Copperbelt minister Bowman Lusambo’s office on Friday blocked members of the parliamentary committee on sports and youth who turned up for a courtesy call. Other members of the committee such as ...

Our Country Is Now a Dictatorship, Complain Catholic Bishops

Our country is now all, except in designation, a dictatorship and if it is not yet, then we are not far from it. Our political leaders in the ruling party often issue intimidating statements ...

Our Country Is Now a Dictatorship, Complain Catholic Bishops

Our country is now all, except in designation, a dictatorship and if it is not yet, then we are not far from it. Our political leaders in the ruling party often issue intimidating statements ...

Female Police Officer Vows To Continue Bonking A Married Man, Says Police Officers have Feelings Too

In a recorded audio Kitwe based constable Lombe Musonda has vowed to continue bonking a married man. In a telephone argument, the wife of the married man in question begs this female  police officer to ...

Kings Malembe, 3 Others EXPOSED in TB Joshua SCAM

Zambian popular gospel Singer Kings Malembe has been Exposed in a scam in which  people are swindled. In a Facebook post by the TB Joshua Ministries, 3 Nigerians and Kings Malembe appearing on a flyer ...

‘Maite’ Fire Coach Suleiman

Suleiman has finally been served a dismissal letter according to an exco member who spoke on condition of anonymity. According to the source the reason is the step to admonish the exco in the ...

Fathi Coach, Phiri Manager at Lusaka Dynamos

Lusaka Dynamos have changed the approach of the club and adopted the English system. Egyptian Mohammed Fathi is now the coach at the club and takes the team through its drills and paces everyday. ...

Russia Finally Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses after Supreme Court Rules Christian Sect ‘Extremists’

Russia’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Jehovah’s Witnesses was an “extremist” organisation and must hand over all its property to the state, Russian news agencies reported. Interfax news agency quoted Sergei Cherepanov, a ...

Tutwa Ngulube Wins Mazhandu Bus Reinstatement

Patriotic Front MP and laweyer Tutwa Ngulube has successfully won reinstatement for his clients Mazhandu Bus Services. Tutwa has since suffered demotion in the party for representing Mazhandu. The lawyer remains a lawmaker for ...

I’ve Never Addressed Court With Police Behind The Bar, Complains HH’s Lawyer

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema’s lead lawyer Vincent Malambo yesterday complained that he has never addressed court with police officers standing behind the bar in the many years of his legal practice. And Malambo has ...