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Siwale grated K25, 00 cash bail after spending 30 days in prison

New Labour party president Fresher Siwale who has been in incarceration for about 30-days after failing to meet his bail conditions in the matter in which he is charged with defamation of the President has been granted a fresh K25, 000 bail in his own recognizance with two working sureties in the like sum from reputable working institutions. This was after his

Lusaka businessman pleads not guilty to theft involving white maize case

Lusaka based businessman Hendrix Nyambe has pleaded not guilty to one count of theft involving white maize valued at K656, 040. Mr. Nyambe who is accused of stealing 31, 040 kilograms of maize belonging to opposition ADD president Charles Milupi, took plea before chief resident magistrate Nsunge Chanda. And Magistrate Chanda has granted Mr. Nyambe

A Zambeef employee sentenced to 5-years simple imprisonment

The Lusaka Magistrate has sentenced a Zambeef employee to 5-years simple imprisonment for stealing over K1 million from her employer. Carol Tembo who was a cashier at Novatek,  a subsidiary of  Zambeef  was charged with  six counts of theft by a servant which occurred between 17th October and 1st November 2017. When the matter came up

Rooney to meet DC United bosses over move

Everton forward Wayne Rooney will break from his family holiday to travel to Washington this week to meet bosses at Major League Soccer side DC United, his spokesman confirmed on Wednesday. Rooney has reportedly agreed “in principle” to a $17 million deal with the MLS club that would see the 32-year-old leave Everton, his boyhood

Arsenal confirm Emery as new manager

Arsenal announced former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery as their new boss on Wednesday, handing him the daunting task of revitalising a club that has slipped well behind their Premier League rivals. The Spaniard, who won the domestic treble with PSG this season, emerged as the shock favourite to replace Arsene Wenger earlier this week

Over $74.2 million required to address the needs of Congolese refugees in Zambia

Over 74.2 million United States dollars is required in 2018 to address the critical needs of Congolese refugees in Zambia. And Government estimates the number of refugees coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo will exceed 76,000 by 31st December, 2018. Speaking during the launch of the Regional Refugee Response Plan in Lusaka, Home Affairs

End of the road for Gwen Stefani?

For Gwen Stefani, her new Las Vegas residency is a lifesaver. That is because the consistent Vegas shows allow Stefani, 48, to live the rest of her life. “As a mom, if you look at my touring for the last ten years, I haven’t really toured,” she told journalist Allison Kugel. “I toured for seven years

Emilia Clarke’s bizarre impact on baby names

Solo is, of course, a film named after one person, the infamous smuggler and all round scoundrel Han Solo. So it was always inevitable that the movie would to a greater extent focus on the male character at its centre. But Emilia Clarke was determined to ensure that that didn’t mean that the film’s main

Santa Fe school shooting: Hundreds at Sabika Sheikh funeral

The funeral of a Pakistani student killed in last week’s Texas school shooting has taken place in Karachi. Sabika Sheikh, who was 17, was among the eight students and two teachers killed in the attack in Santa Fe. Her body was flown back to Pakistan on Wednesday. Senior politicians were among hundreds at the funeral.

US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds

The US state department has urged its staff in China to alert them to any abnormal hearing or vision issues after one employee reported mystery symptoms. The person experienced “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure”, a statement said. The US previously said its diplomats in Cuba had suffered similar symptoms after

President Lungu agrees that dialogue be led by church, Amos Chanda says

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has accepted to call by the opposition UPND that the national dialogue be led by the church. In a statement issued by Amos Chanda his aide for Press and Public Relations yesterday, President Lungu said it was an uplifting developm...

Stacey Abrams is first black female nominee for governor

A former Georgia lawmaker and author has taken a major step towards becoming the first ever African-American female governor of a US state. Stacey Abrams won the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, telling voters that trying to “convert” Republicans into Democrats had previously failed. A Democrat has not held the red state’s governor’s mansion since

Philip Roth: Portnoy’s Complaint author dies aged 85

One of the great American authors, Philip Roth, has died aged 85. The Pulitzer, National Book Award and Man Booker International Prize-winning novelist’s work drew its inspiration from Jewish family life, sex and American ideals. His works included American Pastoral, I Married a Communist and Portnoy’s Complaint. The New York Times reported that a close

ZAMTEL investigating unauthorized on the market

ZAMTEL has instituted investigations into the unloading of unauthorized scratch cards which have been circulated on the market by unknown people. Zamtel Corporate Communications Manger Kennedy Mambwe says the company has since blocked some scratch cards it suspects to be on the market illegally. Mr. Mambwe has appealed to customers who have bought such cards

Mapalo killer sentenced by Livingstone High Court to 45 years

The Livingstone High Court has sentenced a 23 year old man of Kanchele village in Chief Sipatunyana’s area in Kalomo district to 45 years imprisonment for manslaughter. High Court Judge Mwila Chitabo convicted Talent Nchimunya in connection with the murder of 26-year old Mapalo Chanda the brother of PF Media Director Sunday Chanda. Munkombwe murdered

Lungu / HH’s commitment to National Dialogue cheers political Analyst

Political Analyst Alex Ng’oma says President Edgar Lungu and UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema are now speaking the same language with regards the dialogue process. This follows President Lungu’s welcoming of the UPND’s suggestion for the Church to be the one to lead the national dialogue process. Dr Ng’oma says this should give hope to the Zambian people.

President Lungu should return the gift of land to King Mswati, Wynter Kabimba says

RAINBOW party president Wynter Kabimba says President Edgar Lungu should return the gift of land which he was given in Swaziland. Kabimba said President Lungu should have declined the gift on account of the controversy that it has created adding that r...

Woman kills man over money, police says

A FOURTY-TWO (42) year old man of Sunday village in Chief Chimese of Mansa District identified as Kennedy Mulenga has been murdered by a woman of the same area. The incident happened after the two picked up a quarrel at a drinking spree which resulted ...

Pilato visits Kamwala prison

  MUSICIAN Chama Fumba alias Pilato on Tuesday did  what most people merely play lip service to when he went back to Kamwala remand prison to visit his new made friends. Pilato in the company of his closest associates Tabuda and music promoter Bla...

ZCTU wants dialogue process expedited

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says there is need to expedite the dialogue process in view of the current political situation in the country. ZCTU President Chishimba Nkole has since encouraged all stakeholders to participate actively and unconditionally in the dialogue process. Mr Nkole has also welcomed the commitment by the Zambia Center

President Lungu asks ZCID to accommodate the Church in the Dialogue process

President Edgar Lungu has appealed to the Zambia Center for Interparty Dialogue to immediately find the necessary space for the church to join the leadership of the dialogue process. This follows united party for national development UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema’s demands that the church should spearhead the national dialogue. The Head of State has welcomed

ZNBS workers in a K1, 000 salary increment

The Zambia National Building Society has awarded its unionised employees a Salary increment of K1,000 across the board for the financial year 2018-2019. Making the announcement during the signing ceremony of a collective agreement between ZNBS and Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) in Lusaka today, ZNBS Managing Director, Joseph Chikolwa said

NDC condemns killing of PF supporter in Siavonga District

The National Democratic Congress NDC has condemned the murder of Patriotic Front Siavonga District youth Chairman Panodti Chinsesi by unknown people. Mr Chinsesi, 48 was murdered by unknown people around 19 hours on Monday, 21st May,2018 in Matinangala area in Chief Simamba’s chiefdom. NDC Secretary General Mwenya Musenge has expressed concerned over the escalation of

Lungu welcomes UPND

CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is encouraged that the space of disagreement over the national dialogue process is now narrowing following the United Party for National Development’s (UPND) agreement that the process be locally driven.The h...

Here is your word for today: Psalm 28:8

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Psalm 28:8 “The LORD is the strength of His people; He is the saving refuge of His anointed.” – Knowing that God’s hand is resting on our lives is a great comfort and jo...

PF youth murdered

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Siavonga district youth chairman Panodti Chisinze has been stabbed to death by unknown people.According to PF national youth executive committee member Brave Mweetwa, Mr Chisinze, 48, was murdered by unknown...

Libyans Begin Road to Reconciliation in Dakar

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Kabila’s Third Term Bid Comes Alive; Court Judges To Confirm Move

Democratic Republic of Congo leader Joseph Kabila is certain to manipulate the country’s constitution and run for a third term when the elections are held in December. President Kabila is constitutionally barred from seeking re-election but has no intensions of … Continued

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Ex-mayor jailed over fake plots deals

MWILA NTAMBI, Kitwe FORMER Kitwe mayor Kelvin Sinyangwe has been convicted of two counts of obtaining over K100,000 by false pretences and has been sentenced to a combined nine months imprisonment with hard labour.In the first count of obtaining K11,00...