Mentally Challenged Woman Murders Mother

A 78-year-old woman of Petauke district has been murdered by her 51-year-old mentally challenged daughter. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo confirmed the incident and named the deceased as Catherine Phiri of chief Mumbi’s area of Petauke District who has allegedly been murdered by her biological daughter reported to be a mental patient. She said the […]

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UN Ranks Zambia Top in Peace Keeping

Zambia has been ranked top in quality of peace keeping troops in its missions by the United Nations. According to Zambia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Lazarous Kapambwe, the country scored 90 per cent in proficiency based on its previous contributions to UN peace keeping missions. “The country has since been asked to contribute […]

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Tobacco farmers rise against TAZ management

Tobacco farmers from across the country are up in arms against the Tobacco Association of Zambia (TAZ) management over what they have termed as the mismanagement of the tobacco sector in the country. The tobacco farmers are disappointed with the association and other companies for suing government following its decision to put the tobacco sector in […]

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Tourism PS closes Ndola Casino

The Ministry of Tourism has closed Jacaranda Royal Casino in Ndola for operating illegally. Tourism and arts permanent secretary Reverend Howard Sikwela has warned that his Ministry would not hesitate to close Casinos operating illegally in the country. Speaking at his office on Thursday, Rev. Sikwela told Journalists that the Casino was served with the […]

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PF Rubbishes Interference Claims in NDC ‘Drama’

The Patriotic Front says it does not interfere in “professional agreement and disagreements” between political parties and their members. There has been speculation that the Patriotic Front is behind the purported expulsion of Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba from the National Democratic Congress by the party’s secretary general Mwenya Musenge. According to a Tweet by […]

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Politicized graft fight irks President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has expressed displeasure at how the fight against corruption is being politicized in Zambia. President Lungu is worried that the opposition political Leaders have continued to use corruption as a vehicle to gain political mileage. Speaking when South African Traditional Prime Minister to the Zulu Monarch Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi paid a courtesy on […]

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Lungu’s stance on corruption confirms he is running a govt of thieves – Telesphore

Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu says President Edgar Lungu’s refusal to fire corruption-accused Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela gives credence to the assertion that he is running a government of thieves, by thieves, for thieves. And Archbishop Mpundu has condemned the firing of four Sesheke police officers over allegations that they beat up PF cadres […]

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Nathan Chanda Reconciles Kampamba, Rashida

Patriotic Front Copperbelt chairman Nathan Chanda has facilitated the reconciliation between Kalulushi member of parliament Kampamba Mulenga Chewe and Kalulushi mayor Rashida Mulenga who have in the recent past been at loggerheads. The two female leaders, who supported each other passionately during the 2016 general elections, could not met “eye to eye” after the Mayor […]

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Lusaka Hustle Back on Air

The controversial Lusaka Hustle Show is set to return to the airwaves today (Thursday) following the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA)’s lifting of its suspension from DSTv’s Zambezi Magic channel. MultiChoice Zambia announced in a statement today that the IBA had viewed the content of upcoming episodes and cleared them for screening to the Zambian public. […]

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