ZESCO URGED TO INSTALL A NEW TRANSFORMER IN JOHN LAING COMPOUND

BY BOSTON MUVWANGA Residents of John Laing Compound have reiterated calls on the power utility firm (Zesco) to replace the small voltage transformer with a bigger one. The residents have observed that the installation of a transformer with a bigger voltage capacity will help address the persistent power black-outs that the area has been experiencing. […]

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RESIDENTS URGED TO FORM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH TEAMS TO HELP AVERT CRIME IN COMMUNITIES

BY MONDE PHIRI The Zambia Police Service has appealed to the public to ensure that they form neighborhood Watch teams to help avert crime in communities. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo says the police are ready to train the neighborhood watch teams that will also help in conducting night patrols in various communities. Mrs. Katongo […]

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GOVT CHALLENGED TO EXPLAIN WHY DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS HAVE STALLED IN NORTHERN PROVINCE

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The United Party for National Development-UPND in Northern Province has called upon the Provincial Administration to explain why most pronounced projects have either stalled or delayed to commence. Party regional Information and Publicity Secretary, Everisto Bwalya charged that the excuse of rains is not satisfactory seeing that in other provinces major works […]

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42 ARRESTED IN SOUTH AFRICA IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECENT XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

Police have arrested 42 suspects since the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in Tshwane, Gauteng Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange said on Thursday. Of the 42 arrested, 27 were undocumented foreign nationals. One person was arrested for carrying an illegal firearm, while another 14 were arrested for possession of drugs or dealing […]

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DANNY SET TO DROP 10TH STUDIO ALBUM

BY RUTH MUMBA AND SYLVESTER KAUMBA He’s one of Zambia’s most successful musicians and you obviously remember him from his 1999 hit single Called “MASIKU ONSE”. The man has over seven albums to his name and people have given him a lot of nick names such as Danny Kaya, Danny Yakumbuyo, Danny Champion and Danny […]

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TEEJAY DROPS “HATER DAB” FOR 2017

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Livingstone based rapper TeeJay has dropped a brand new single for the year 2017 titled “Haters Dab” Born Twambo Chingobe, Tee Jay who is also a radio presenter and DJ at one of the radio stations in Zambia’s tourist capital says “Haters Dab” is a song that talks about people who always […]

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Residents of Lusaka’s Hellen Kaunda Township are demanding for the erection of speed humps on the newly constructed road that demarcates Hellen Kaunda and Kalingalinga compound.

In an interview with Komboni Radio News today, residents complained that a number of road accidents have been recorded on the said road hence the need for the authorities to erect speed humps. Mr Joseph Zulu charged that school going children are the most affected as they risk being run-over by over speeding motorists who […]

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And in a related development, residents of Chunga Township have bemoaned the dilapidated state of township roads in that community.

Speaking in an interview with a Komboni radio news crew that visited the community today, the residents charged that most feeder roads in the community are inaccessible due to heavy rains being experienced in the city. They lamented that as a result, motorists are shunning taking passengers to the final bus stops owing to the […]

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Women in Lilanda compound have expressed interest in going back to school under a programme dubbed Mwashibukeni which is a partnership of 3 private schools in the community.

Kapwepwe ward 25 councilor Patrick Salubusa has told Komboni radio news that a good number of women and youths in his ward have expressed willingness to enroll for the lessons that might help them to become self-reliant in the near future. The civic leader who has bemoaned the high rate of school drop outs in […]

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