GUINEA ARRESTS NOTORIOUS CHIMPANZEE TRAFFICKER

A notorious wildlife smuggler who has been on the run for four years has been arrested in Guinea. Abdoul Salam Sadibe is accused of selling thousands of live animals, including endangered chimpanzee for more than 30 years. A non-governmental organization, ECO Activists for Governance and Law Enforcement (Eagle) first began tracking him in 2013 when […]

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Eight people have died while twenty eight others have been injured in a stampede after confusion erupted at the Olympic Youth Development Centre-OYDC.

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA AND SLYVESTER KAUMBA The incident happened this morning around 06 hours as scores of residents jostled to enter the premises at OYDC to receive free bags of mealie meal from the Church of Christ. Eye witnesses disclosed to a Komboni radio news crew that rushed to the scene that people from various […]

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A senior citizen of Nseluka in Mungwi district has alleged that the social cash transfer program has been politicized in the area.

BY A CORRESPONDENT And Stainley Mwamba 85 says it is shocking to see well-to-do people benefiting from the social cash transfer scheme. Mr. Mwamba added that even young and energetic people are getting the funds meant for the vulnerable people. He has since appealed to authorities in Mungwi to investigate the matter and change the […]

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Kanyama residents have condemned unscrupulous members of the public who have continued to dump garbage at the place that houses the constituency office and the local court.

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Ms Mary Menyani complained to Komboni Radio News that people sneak into these premises at night and dump garbage indiscriminately a situation they say is posing a serious threat to the health of residents. Mrs Menyani has since appealed to the local authority to put up a bin as it has proved […]

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Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) Party has condemned the recent attacks at the Law Association of Zambia Secretariat by PF cadres.

Party spokesperson Wesley Miyanda says the reported attacks at LAZ are a clear indication that lawlessness and political acrimony are still at their highest peak in the country. Mr Miyanda has observed that there is still a lot of work which needs to be done by political leaders to ensure that youths are contained to […]

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A former British army officer has been shot dead in Kenya, police in the country have said.

According to BBC Tristen Voorspuy was killed by pastoral herders on Sunday in Laikipia while inspecting some of his lodges, a local police official told associated press. It follows a pattern of traditional herdsmen invading ranches in the area to seize pasture amid an ongoing drought. Mr. Voorspuy was the founder of luxury safari company […]

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RESIDENTS BEMOAN STATE OF ZINGALUME-TWIKATANE ROAD

BY RUTH MUMBA Residents of Zingalume compound have expressed concern over the dilapidated state of the zingalume twikatane road. Speaking in an interview with Komboni news, Edgar Zulu lamented that the said road is in a deplorable state and has become impassable especially during this rainy season. Another resident Joseph Mpande expressed sadness that the […]

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