4,998 cases of GBV were reported countrywide during the first quarter of 2016, Police say

POLICE says 4,998 cases of Gender Based Violence have been reported countrywide during the first quarter of 2016 compared to 4,615 cases reported in the first quarter of 2015. Police deputy spokesperson Rae Hamoonga in a statement stated that 703 cases of child defilement were also reported countrywide representing 14.1 per cent out of 4,998

The mystery of death

Analysis: EMELDA MUSONDA THE devastating passing on of Zambia Daily Mail staffer Munide Zulu, is yet another reminder of the mystery of death. Munide died in a road accident between Kabwe and Kapiri Mposhi, together with her husband and 12-year-old son, while her other son, 8 survived with injuries. The news of Munide’s death sent

Mutati should not embarrass himself -Copperbelt MMD

Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) Copperbelt Information and Publicity Secretary Peter Phiri has advised expelled former Lunte MP Felix Mutati not to embarrass himself by engaging in unpalatable language unbecoming of a man of his standing and should leave ‘noisy’ political rhetoric to juniors like power-hungry Raphael Nakacinda. Mr. Phiri was referring to remarks by

Copperbelt tomato price still high

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka THE price of tomato on the Copperbelt has remained high for the third month running this year fetching between around K250 per box in major towns in the province. Currently, the changing weather pattern and high cost of inputs, coupled with the high demand of tomato, has resulted in price increase of

Moringa can produce power – engineers

KALONDE NYATI, Lusaka THE Engineering Institute of Zambia says the Moringa plant has potential to address the country’s energy needs due to its fast biomass accumulation potential. The moringa plant, which is commonly known as the wonder plant, is useful for human and animal nutrition, health, cosmetics, bio-gas and water purification, among other uses. EIZ