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Margaret Mwanakatwe Finalises Handover

FORMER Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe, MP, MCC, this morning completed her handover process to her successor and newly appointed Minister of Finance Dr. Bwalya Kanyanta Emmanuel Ng’andu, MP. Mrs. Mwanakatwe, the Lusaka Central Constituency Lawmaker, wished Dr. Ng’andu well in his new job of sheparding the economy to sustained stability and growth. And thanking…

Police arrest five people for allegedly “giving� Hon. Given Lubinda a beating last week

POLICE in Lusaka have arrested five suspects for allegedly beating and assaulting Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda last week. Those arrested are Martin Mambwe Kankonje, Patrick Chanda of Zambia Railways compound, Major Chanda of Misisi compound, Moses Mulenga of Chunga, and Goodness Mwange of John Leing. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo in a statement has…

Another Female Banker Strikes, Steals K 500,000 from Zanaco

THE Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Eastern Province has arrested a former Zanaco female employee of Lundazi for money laundering activities involving over K500,000. This is according to a statement made available to Mwebantu by DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo. The suspect is identified as Phanny Chaponda, 34, of…

Malawian arrested in Livingstone with 17.85 kg of ephedrine

A MALAWIAN woman who concealed more than 17.85  kilogrames of ephedrine in 36 handbags has been arrested by Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Livingstone. DEC public relations officer Theresa Katongo said the 28-year-old woman identified as Shakira Kasusu was arrested upon arrival at the Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone from India. “The Commission…