Police hunt UPND members for assault, murder threats

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka TWO University Teaching Hospital (UTH) security guards are nursing injuries suffered when suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres allegedly beat them on Wednesday. And police in Southern Province have launched a manhunt for three United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres for allegedly threatening to kill Patriotic Front (PF) Moomba

Vandalism worries REA

KELVIN KACHINGWE, Solwezi RURAL Electrification Authority (REA) chief executive officer Geoffrey Musonda has appealed to communities not to vandalise electricity installations that have been installed to benefit them and at a great cost to taxpayers. Mr Musonda said this here on Wednesday when he toured the 33Kilovolt (KV) sub-station in Solwezi from which REA is

Vote ‘yes’, urges ZCTU

CHRISTINE CHISHA, Chisamba ZAMBIA Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary-general Cosmas Mukuka has urged workers to vote ‘Yes’ to the referendum because of the labour provisions in the Bill of Rights (BoR) that promotes workers’ rights. Mr Mukuka said the labour provisions in the BoR will help workers in Zambia to enjoy better conditions of

Lwandamina relishing Al Ahly clash

MULWANDA LUPIYA, Ndola COACH George Lwandamina says Zesco United will not be intimidated when they face Egyptian giants Al Ahly in tomorrow’s CAF Champions League group stage match. And skipper Jackson Mwanza said the clash against Al Ahly is the best chance for Zesco to enhance thier reputation on the continent. Lwandamina said during a

21 Somalis die, border shut

NANCY SIAME, HONE SIAME, Lusaka, Kitwe THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government has closed Mokambo border in Mufulira following the death of 21 Somalians who suffocated in a Zambian registered containerised truck laden with dry sardines, commonly known as kapenta on the Pedicle Road on Wednesday. The number of Somalians who died of suffocation

Kasempa to have 23 solar-powered milling plants

HELEN WITTI, Kasempa GOVERNMENT through the Zambia Co-operative Federation (ZCF) is spearheading the construction of 23 solar-powered milling plants in Kasempa district and surrounding areas in North-Western Province. North-Western Province permanent secretary, Ephraim Mateyo said the solar-powered milling plants, which are under the presidential empowerment initiative, will benefit the local people in the province. North-Western