‘Compensate accident victims’

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka GOVERNMENT has demanded that the owners of the bus that was involved in an accident on the Pedicle road, which traverses the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), compensate the families of all the 31 victims. Government has said a total of 31 people were burnt to ashes in the accident. But Senior

GBM pleads innocent

MWILA NTAMBI, Kitwe UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president for administration Geoffrey Mwamba yesterday pleaded not guilty to four charges in connection with a fracas that erupted when he visited Chisokone Market in Kitwe recently. Mwamba has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, conduct likely to cause breach of the peace and

Former Inspector General sues The Post

CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka FORMER Inspector General of Police Francis Kabonde has taken the Post Newspapers to court over an article the tabloid published alleging that he owed Lusaka businessman Joshua Kamiki K40,000. According to a statement of claim filed in the High Court, Mr Kabonde contends that the said defamatory words were published country-wide and

Kamanga explains deputy GS position

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga (above) says the position of deputy general secretary is not constitutional but administrational. FAZ last week appointed Ponga Liwewe as new general secretary to be deputised by Lusaka lawyer Lombe Mbalashi. While Liwewe’s appointment was welcome, some football stakeholders argued that Mbalashi’s appointment was

Lungu to open AfDB meetings today

NANCY SIAME, ARTHUR MWANSA, Lusaka PRESIDENT Lungu is today scheduled to officially open the African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meetings during which a new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation will be unveiled. And Chadian President Idriss Deby and Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario arrived in the country yesterday to attend the meetings

Muthiya finishes 5th at Swaziland Open

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka MADALITSO Muthiya scored an impressive 13 under-par 203 to finish joint fifth at the Lombard Insurance Classic Swaziland Open Golf Championship. Muthiya tied in fifth position with South African Hennie du Plessis and Brazilian Adilson da Silva. The three pocketed R43,560 each. South African Merrick Bremner finished on 19-under par 197 to