CHAWAMA HOUSE GUTTED BY FIRE

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Household property worth thousands of Kwacha has been reduced to ashes after fire swept through a house in Lusaka’s Chawama compound. A Komboni radio news crew that rushed to the scene yesterday found the tenant and the land lord trying to salvage what had remained in the inferno. According to the tenant […]

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200 HOUSES IN LUSAKA’S KUKU COMPOUND RISK COLLAPSING DUE TO STAGNANT RAINY WATER

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA At least 200 houses in Lusaka’s Kuku compound risk collapsing due to stagnant rainy water that has surrounded the houses. A Komboni radio news crew that visited the community today found a number of houses partly submerged in water. Meanwhile, residents have appealed to Chawama Member of Parliament Lawrence Sichalwe and other […]

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PONDS IN CHINIKA AREA TO BE BURRIED

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula Ward Councilor Luckson Sakala has assured residents of Chinika area that he will engage the investor who has acquired the land that has been turned into a quarry to start developing it. In an interview with Komboni Radio news, Councilor Sakala says he is committed to finding a lasting […]

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LCC URGED TO CURB THE INDISCRIMINATE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE AT CHINGWERE DUMP SITE

BY NELLY BOTA Residents of Lusaka’s Chingwere compound have called upon the Lusaka City Council to curb the indiscriminate disposal of garbage at the Chingwere dump site. Speaking in an interview with Komboni Radio news, the residents complained that some unscrupulous individuals have continued to dump their waste outside the dump site. Amos Chewe has […]

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FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT YOUTH PROGRAMMES WORRIES ACTIVIST

BY NELLY BOTA Choma Youth Development Organization Executive Director Partner Siabutuba has urged government to be practical in the empowerment programmes for young people in the country. Speaking in an interview in Choma district yesterday, Mr Siabutuba bemoaned that up to now, government has not implemented any programmes to empower young people from the time […]

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SOCIETY URGED TO LOVE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Ministry of Tourism and Arts says parents and society need to show love and commitment to children with special needs because everyone is potentially disabled. Tourism and Arts Acting Permanent Secretary Zechariah Luhanga said this when his Ministry made a donation to Chainama Special School. The donation has since stunned pupils and […]

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GOVERNMENT URGED TO MOTIVATE TEACHERS IN RURAL AREAS

BY NAMUKALE KAPENDE National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) has implored government to introduce a deliberate policy that will motivate teachers to teach in remote parts of the country. In an interview with Komboni radio news, organisation Executive Director Aaron Chansa notes that pupils in rural areas are performing poorly because teachers are […]

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ETHIOPIA LANDSLIDE DEATHS RISES TO 113

The death toll from Saturday’s landslide at a vast dump in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, has now risen to 113 people, local officials say. A search operation at the Koshe landfill continued overnight. The BBC reports that as many as 150 people are believed to have been at the site during the landslide. Meanwhile, the […]

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