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Police arrest three Lusaka pastors for theft

Police in Lusaka have arrested three Pastors for the theft of money. Deputy Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga says Bishop John Nundwe popularly known as Bishop John General, his wife Pastor Maureen Kakwende and Pastor Paul Kambazo commonly known as Pastor Paul Fire have been arrested in connection with the theft of money belonging 43 year…

Stephen Barclay named new Brexit Secretary

Stephen Barclay has been confirmed as the new Brexit Secretary as Theresa May seeks to fill posts in her cabinet. The MP for North East Cambridgeshire and Leave supporter had been serving as a minister at the department for health and social care. He replaces Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday over Mrs May’s withdrawal…

Concourt’s decisions, lesson to future petitioners- Chipenzi

GEARS Initiative Executive Director, McDonald Chipenzi says the Constitutional Court’s decisions to overturn High Court rulings  nullifying the elections of some Members of Parliament are lessons to future petitioners. Mr Chipenzi notes that valuable interpretation of the constitution and pronouncements by the Court has been made which would require serious reflections from citizens and electoral…

TIZ calls for practical solutions to reduce corruption risks in the mining sector

Transparency International Zambia has called for practical solutions that will be able to reduce corruption risks in the mining sector. TIZ has also noted the need for stronger monitoring and enforcement measures that will enhance accountability and transparency in the mining sector. Speaking during the orientation workshop on mining for sustainable development combating corruption in…

Concourt rules in favour of Luo in Munali petition

The Constitutional Court has reversed the decision by the High Court to nullify the election of Nkandu Luo as Munali Member of Parliament. Professor Luo’s election as Munali MP was nullified by High Court Judge Edward Musona after losing UPND candidate Doreen Mwamba petitioned her election citing electoral malpractices. In his ruling which overturned the…

Govt should heed to demands by CSOs to release the refined draft constitution

University of Zambia (UNZA) Political Science Lecturer, Dr. Alex Ng’oma has appealed to the government to heed to demands by the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to release the refined draft constitution. Dr. Ng’oma tells QTV News that it is important that government listens to these demands as CSOs represent the voice of the voiceless. He…

State House distances itself from the summoning of HH

State House has described as utter nonsense assertions that it has directed the Zambia Police to stop opposition political parties from enjoying their freedom to assemble. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda says such assertions are only silly allegations being made by silly opposition leaders. Mr. Chanda says the…

National Men’s Network calls for castration of defilers

The Zambian National Men’s Network has called for legislation that will allow the castration of defilers and rapists in the country. Association National Coordinator, Nelson Banda feels it is high time perpetrators of sexual crimes are castrated as a deterrent measure, considering that sexual violence inflicts pain including death on the victims and severe stress…

Ethiopia arrests former deputy spy chief Yared Zerihun

Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces. Yared Zerihun, the former deputy head of the national security agency, is one of more than 60 intelligence and military figures arrested since Monday. Mr Yared has not yet commented on the allegations. The…

Govt concerned with emerging cyber crimes

JUSTICE Minister Given Lubinda says Government is concerned with the emerging cyber crimes in the Country. Mr Lubinda says while the cyberspace is meant to improve the lives of the people, more people are using it to harm others. Speaking at the Inter-Ministerial Conference on Cyber law, Crimes and Security in New Delhi, India, Mr…

Stormzy to headline Glastonbury Festival 2019

Stormzy will be Glastonbury’s first grime headliner, with a Pyramid Stage slot confirmed for 2019. The news first broke via a poster in an Oxfam shop in Streatham – close to the star’s childhood home – and one in Glastonbury. Stormzy confirmed the news via a post on Instagram. He headlined this summer’s Wireless Festival…

Chelsea: Fifa allegedly recommends Blues handed two-year transfer ban after signing of minors

Chelsea allegedly face the threat of a two-year transfer ban following a Fifa investigation into their signing of foreign under-18 players, including former striker Bertrand Traore. Based on documents from Football Leaks, French website Mediapart claims 19 Chelsea signings have been looked at in a three year-long investigation. Mediapart alleges that 14 of those signings…

Mangango Opposition rallies not banned Kampyongo

Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo says reports that the Zambia Police Service has banned election campaigns by opposition parties in Mangango Constituency between 14th and 18th November are not true. Mr. Kampyongo has told Parliament that to the best of his knowledge no ban on the campaigns has been imposed by the Police. He has…

Uganda orders military to protect Chinese businesses

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the army to protect Chinese companies following a spate of thefts. Addressing a group of 120 Chinese investors on Wednesday, Mr Museveni announced increased patrols and CCTV installation in industrial parks. China has significant investments in Uganda but businesses have lost large sums of money in robberies. The government…

Negative sentiments likely to worsen debt situation- Fundanga

Former Bank of Zambia Governor, Caleb Fundanga has warned that negative sentiments have a likelihood of worsening the country’s debt situation if left unattended to. Speaking at a public debt indaba under the theme addressing Zambia’s economic challenges for a stronger future, Dr Fundanga says the speculation on the country’s current debt situation is as…