24 YEAR OLD MAN OF MEANWOOD AREA ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT SUICIDE BY JUMPING OFF FROM A 30 METER HIGH WATER TANK

BY NELLY BOTHA A 24 year old man of Lusaka’s Meanwood residential area this morning allegedly attempted to commit suicide by jumping off from a 30 meter high water tank. The victim who has been identified as Mandla Kambikambi was only rescued by officers from the Lusaka City Council fire brigade department. A Komboni radio […]

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GEORGE COMPOUND IN POWER BLACK OUT

BY MONDE PHIRI Residents of Kizito area in George Compound are in a power blackout after a tree that was being cut by unknown people at Kizito Primary Schools fell on the Zesco power lines. One of the concerned residents Elliot Phiri who confirmed the development to Komboni radio news said the tree that fell […]

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CONFUSION ERUPTS IN LILANDA OVER THE RUNNING OF THE COOPERATIVE MARKET

BY OSCAR NKUWA Confusion erupted at Lilanda cooperative market yesterday after the Patriotic front branch officials attempted to take over the running of the cooperative market. This was after the PF Lilanda market branch Chairman Brian Kapapi wrote to the cooperative requesting the Executive to submit the financial report dating January 2016 to December 2016 […]

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FARMERS IN KATUBA CONSITUENCY FINALLY RECEIVES FARMING INPUTS

BY MONDE PHIRI Farmers in Chieftainess Mungule’s area in Katuba Constituency have started receiving fertilizer after government cleared the outstanding payment with the agro-dealers. One of the farmer’s Malik Choonya has confirmed to Komboni radio news that the distribution of farming inputs which was earlier halted commenced on Friday last week. Earlier the agro-dealers in […]

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GOVT REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING A POSITIVE CYCLE OF AN EDUCATED NATION

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Government has reaffirmed its commitment in fostering a positive cycle of an educated nation in order to meet regional and global target that the country has committed to. Ministry of education Permanent Secretary Henry Tukombe observed that education plays a critical role to reaching out to other developmental objective and breaking the […]

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PF SECRETARY GENERAL ASKED TO APOLOGISE FOR INCITING ANARCHY

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Governance Activist Leslie Chikuse has challenged PF Secretary General Davies Mwila to apologise to the nation for directing party cadres to forcibly take over the running of Markets and Bus stations. In an interview with Komboni radio news, Mr Chikuse described the statement attributed to the PF Secretary General as unfortunate as […]

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BABIES USED IN NIGERIA SUICIDE BOMBINGS

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, authorities warn. An attack in the town of Madagali on 13 Jauary saw two women deto-nate their devices, killing themselves, two babies, and four others. They had passed a vigilante checkpoint, mistaken for civilians because they were carrying infants. The […]

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HEAVY RAINS LEAVE TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION IN GEORGE COMPOUND

BY MONDE PHIRI Some families in Lusaka’s George Compound are spending nights in the cold after their houses collapsed following the heavy rains that were experienced on Saturday night. Lima ward councilor Francis Bwalya who confirmed the destruction to Komboni radio news disclosed that about 85 houses have collapsed. Mr. Bwalya also disclosed that the […]

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