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A 60 year old man arrested for Murder

  ||    15 August 2018
Police in Siavonga District have arrested a 60-year old man for the murder of his 58-year old wife using a pounding stick. The suspect has been identified as Bernard Hamwiinga of Hakabija village in Chief Sinadambwe’s Chiefdom in Siavonga District who murdered his wife identified as Maggie Mafuta of the same village.

UPND Calls For Immediate Withdrawal of New Tariff On Internet Calls

  ||    15 August 2018
The United Party for National Development (UPND) has called for the immediate withdrawal of the 30 Ngwee per day tariff on internet calls introduced by government.

3.1 Million Zambians Test for HIV In 2018 So Far

  ||    15 August 2018
A total of 3.1 million people tested for HIV in the first and second quarters of 2018 representing a 20 percent increase from the 2.5 million people that tested during the same period in 2017.

UPND Suffers More Defections as Kanyama UPND Officials Join PF

  ||    15 August 2018
The troubles around the UPND grassroots structures have continued with the entire Kanyama Constituency officials defecting to the ruling Patriotic Front. UPND has been grappling with mass defections of local government officials leading to by-elections in several wards. The trend is not slowing down with another batch ditching the troubled opposition political party.

Zambia & Angola waive-off VISA requirement

  ||    15 August 2018
Zambia and Angola have formally waived-off the VISA requirement for citizens traveling between the two countries. This is a culmination of the signing of two VISA exemption agreements during a state visit to Zambia in May by Angolan president Joao Lourenco.

First Lady Impostor Gets 2 Years

  ||    15 August 2018
A 26 year old man of Solwezi’s Kyawama Township has been sentenced to 2 years 6 months with hard labour by the Solwezi Magistrate Court after he was found guilty of impersonating First Lady Esther Lungu.

Andrew Banda Demands Apology from UPND SG over Bandas Jibe

  ||    15 August 2018
Former President Rupiah Banda’s son Andrew has asked the UPND secretary general Stephen Katuka to apologize to the Banda’s over his recent remarks that they were a problem.

Denying Biti asylum was violation of international duty – NAREP

  ||    15 August 2018
The National Restoration party (NAREP) has described the recent decision by the PF Government to deny political asylum to Zimbabwe’s MDC Alliance senior member Tendai Biti as an error and a violation of international obligation.

Govt to raise us$22 million annually from internet calls tariff

  ||    14 August 2018
Government has projected to raise US$ 22 million annually through the collection of the 30 ngwee tariff on internet calls. During its sitting on 13th August, 2018, Cabinet resolved to introduce a 30 Ngwee per day tariff on internet phone calls following an increase in its use at the expense of traditional phone calls.

Cabinet clarifies austerity measures, as govt spends big

  ||    14 August 2018
Government has bought a new fleet of brand new Land Cruiser VX V8 cars from Toyota Zambia for Permanent Secretaries and other top officials, but Deputy Secretary to Cabinet Christopher Mvunga says the purchase is not across the board.
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