LAZ SADDENED BY GUTTING OF CITY MARKET

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) says it is deeply saddened by the fire that swept through Lusaka’s City Market in the early hours of Monday morning. In a statement issued to Komboni Radio News, LAZ President Linda Kasonde says the fire that consumed the property of defenceless Zambian citizens is deeply regrettable, especially in […]

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GOVT URGED TO EMPOWER EX-PRISONERS FOR REINTEGRATION IN SOCIETY

A concerned Lusaka resident has urged government and other stakeholders in the country to come up with empowerment programmes for ex-convicts. Speaking in an interview with Komboni radio news, Stephen Mwape has noted that lack of empowerment programmes and the negative attitude towards ex-prisoners has resulted in most of them to go back to their […]

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AXED KASAMA FARMER PUT TO REST

A 68-year-old peasant farmer of Twatasha Village in Chilongoshi area in Kasama District, who was axed to death by some villagers on accusation of practicing witchcraft, has been put to rest. Daughter to the deceased Barbra Kabwe 25 says the body of her father Boniface Kabwe, who was axed to death on Sunday evening, was put […]

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KAMANGA RESIDENTS BEMOAN INCREASED CRIME RATE

Residents of Lusaka’s Kamanga compound have called for increased Police patrols following a number of criminal activities that have continued to be recorded in that community. Mr Mark Nkhata alleged that police officers at the local police station have failed to curb criminal activities in the area as they are pre-occupied with apprehending innocent members […]

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ZANAMACA CONDEMNS TORCHING OF MARKETS

The Zambia National Marketeers Credit Association (ZANAMACA) says burning down of city market and other markets in the country is retrogressive to national infrastructure development. ZANAMCA President Mupila Kameya says it is not right for any responsible citizen to do such an act as it retards the country’s development agenda. Mr Kameya called on all […]

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CITY MARKET TRADERS ASK COUNCIL TO ALLOW THEM CONTINUE TRADING IN THE GUTTED MARKET

Traders who lost their merchandise in the inferno that swept through Lusaka’s City Market on Tuesday have appealed to the council to allow them to continue with their businesses in the gutted trading place. The traders have charged that allowing renovations to take place before business can resume will affect them as they do not […]

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SA RADIO PRESENTER FIRED FOR CALLING ZUMA A ZOMBIE

A popular radio presenter in South Africa has been fired by the public broadcaster, SABC, for calling President Jacob Zuma a “zombie” in a Facebook post, the privately owned News 24 site has reported. Radio Lotus presenter Ravi Govender’s contract was terminated because of concerns that he had brought the public broadcaster into disrepute, SABC spokesman […]

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GOVT CONSIDERING AN ADDITIONAL 15 KM OF TOWNSHIP ROADS FOR KASAMA

Northern Province Minister, Brian Mundubile says government is considering giving Kasama an additional 15 Kilometers of township roads to the 11 already approved for upgrade to bituminous standard. Mr. Mundubile states that Kasama should have between 25 to 30 Kilometers of upgraded township roads like the case is with other provincial headquarters. Mr. Mundubile who […]

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