WILDLIFE POLICE OFFICER JAILED TO FIVE YEARS FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF PRESCRIBED TROPHY

The Mpika Subordinate Court has jailed to five years with hard labour a Wildlife Police Officer for unlawful possession of prescribed trophy namely, Leopard skin contrary to the Zambia Wildlife Act, No. 14 of 2015. Dickson Zimba, 49, also works as a driver under the Department of National Parks and Wildlife. Ministry of Tourism and […]

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UGANDAN STUDENT SUMMONED FOR ‘EXPOSING NAKEDNESS’

  Uganda’s prestigious Makerere University has threatened disciplinary action against a female student for wearing a skirt which was “cut into many strips” and which exposed “part of her nakedness” at a student dinner, local media reports. In a letter addressed to Rebbeca Nadumba, the university management said: “It is alleged that the picture which […]

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RESIDENTS BEMOAN POOR SANITARY CONDITIONS IN THE HOLDING CELLS AT CHUNGA POLICE POST

  BY NAMUKAKE KAPENDE Residents of Lusaka’s Chunga Township have bemoaned the poor sanitary conditions in the holding cells at the local police post. The residents have complained to Komboni Radio news that toilets in the holding cells at Chunga Police Post leaves much to be desired as they are in a deplorable state. They […]

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CHIEF MWAMBA WARNS VILLAGE HEADMEN AND WOMEN AGAINST CONCEALING CASES OF EARLY MARRIAGES

Senior Chief Mwamba of the Bemba Speaking people of Kasama has warned village headmen and women concealing cases of early marriages.  His royal highness has warned that village headmen and women who will be found wanting will face instant dismissal if found wanting. The traditional leader says he has received reports of some village headmen […]

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ZABS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER THE DROP IN THE LEVELS OF COMPLIANCE BY IMPORTERS OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES

  The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has expressed concern over the drop in the levels of compliance by importers of used motor vehicles to the Zambian Standards, ZS 560 for used motor vehicles in the month of April, 2017. ZABS Head of Marketing and Public Relations Hazel Zulu says the Bureau has noted with […]

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KAUNDA SQUARE STAGE ONE RESIDENTS CALL FOR POLICE PATROLS

Residents of Lusaka’s Kaunda Square stage one have called for intensified police night patrols following thieves that have raided the area. The residents have disclosed to Komboni Radio news that there is a group of youths calling themselves the fluffy boys that has invaded that community and is breaking-in into houses and attacking unsuspecting members […]

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ANTONIO MWANZA CONDEMNS SUSPENSION OF UNION ACTIVITIES AT UNZA

The suspension of union activities at the University of Zambia has continued to receive condemnation from a cross section of members of the public. Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) spokesperson Antonio Mwanza has charged that the decision by government to suspend union operations at UNZA is counterproductive and not a solution to the current […]

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UNZASU IGNORES GOVERNMENT SUSPENSION

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA The University of Zambia students Union (UNZASU) has vowed that it will continue operating disregarding government’s suspension of union activities at the institution. Speaking at a media briefing in Lusaka today, UNZASU Vice President Grey Ndhlovu says the student’s union shall continue to operate without interference from anyone as it is their […]

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