A COURT IN BURKINA FASO HAS POSTPONED THE TRIAL OF FORMER LEADER BLAISE COMPAORE

A Court in Burkina Faso on Thursday postponed the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet for their alleged role in killing protestors during an uprising in October 2014 that overthrew his government. Reuters reports that the unrest saw crowds of hundreds of thousands marched in the capital Ouagadougou against Compaore’s attempt to […]

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CHIPTA MARKET COMMITTEE BEEFS UP SECURITY AT THE MARKET

RUTH MUMBA Chipata co-corporative market executive committee has embarked on night patrols around the market following the recent burning of markets recorded in the city. Speaking in an interview with Komboni radio news, Market committee chairperson Wilson Lyanshimba said that the market executive has been engaged in the night patrols around Chipata market. He said […]

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TAXI DRIVERS OPPOSITE SDA CHURCH ALONG CHILIMBULU RD TO REMAIN THERE UNTIL AN ALTERNATIVE PLACE IS FOUND

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Kabwata Ward 6 councilor Longa Chiboboka has assured taxi operators who complained of having been unfairly removed from their rank along Chilumbulu road that they will remain there until an alternative place is found. Mr Chiboboka has since appealed to the private developer who has legally acquired the said piece of land […]

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KOMBONI RADIO DIRECTOR ACQUITTED ON THE CHARGE OF ASSAULT ON A POLICE OFFICER ON DUTY

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA  The Lusaka Magistrates Court has acquitted Komboni Radio Proprietor Lesa Kasoma Nyirenda of the charge of assault on a police officer on duty. In his judgment this morning, Magistrate Felix Kaoma who reduced the case of assault on a police officer on duty to common assault ruled that Mrs. Nyirenda acted in […]

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UGANDA ENDS HUNT FOR LRA LEADER JOSEPH KONY

Ugandan troops have pulled out of the hunt for rebel leader Joseph Kony in the Central African Republic (CAR), the army has said. He and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) group had become “weak”, and no longer threatened Uganda, it added. The LRA was notorious for chopping off people’s limbs and abducting children to use […]

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MPOROKOSO MP DONATES 100 BLANKETS AT THE DISTRICT HOSPITAL

Mporokoso Member of Parliament, Brian Mundubile has donated 100 blankets at Mporokoso state prison and 150 blankets at the district hospital. Mr. Mundubile who is also Northern Province Minister made the donation yesterday when he separately visited the two institutions as a way of supplementing government efforts in the provision of quality service. The law […]

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Upgrading selected health facilities into first level hospitals in Lusaka will commence in October

BY MONDE PHIRI Government says the second phase of upgrading selected health facilities into first level hospitals in Lusaka will commence in October this year. Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya said the facilities to be upgraded include Chawama, Kanyama and Chipata clinics. Dr. Chilufya has told komboni radio news that the planned project will […]

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BANDA MASAUKO RESIDENTS BEMOAN INCREASED CRIME IN THE AREA

BY BOSTON MUVWANGA Residents of Banda Masauko area in Kanyama compound have been bemoaned the increased criminal activities and attacks on innocent residents by criminal that have invaded the community. A resident only identified as Mrs. Tembo has lamented that inhabitants of that community are living in fear due to criminals that attacking innocent people. […]

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