Category: Zambian news

Lusambo donates rentals to Kabwata fire victims

26 ViewsLusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has continued with his charitable spirit, the latest being the donation of 6 months rentals to the family who live in the flat that caught fire in Kabwata. Lusambo who recently donated goods approximately worthy K1.5 million in his Kabushi constituency,  announced this when he visited the family today.…

Man rapes, kills 3-day-old daughter

154 ViewsA 3-day-old baby has died after allegedly being raped by her 35-year-old father on Thursday night. The suspect has since been arrested and he is currently in police custody. In a statement, Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi says the baby was bleeding from the vagina, umbilical cord, mouth when physical examination was conducted…

Gwembe residents sharing water sources with animals

25 ViewsGwembe in Southern Province is faced with a water crisis and people are now sharing water sources with animals in the mountainous district. In an exclusive interview with Byta FM News, Nicodemus Kalonga, who hails from Gwembe is concerned that most parts of the district are facing water shortages midyear and has asked government…

RB to grace FJT Chiluba Memorial Lecture

84 ViewsFormer President Rupiah Banda will tomorrow, June 16 grace the first ever FTJ Chiluba Memorial Lecture at Mulungushi International Conference Center. In a statement, the FTJ Chiluba Memorial Committee Chairperson Chapa Chikamba said this year will mark the 8th memorial anniversary of Dr Chiluba. “Dr. Frederick T.J Chiluba, who is our Second Republican President…

Stop pressuring us to release marijuana report – Govt

403 ViewsGovernment says it will only release the findings of a study that was conducted to assess the possibilities of Zambia legalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes at an appropriate time. Dr. Kennedy Malama, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services says stakeholders must stop pressurizing government to release the findings.…

PF losing ground in Copperbelt

299 ViewsBy: Chipindi Caleb Fundanga The ruling Patriotic Front is in dire need of a reality check. The current situation on the Copperbelt does not stand for good reading with around 24 months till the next election. The ruling party has been highly dependent on the Copperbelt in all of its previous election victories and…