SOUTH AFRICAN BROADCSTER APOLOGIZES FOR SEXISM

South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC has apologised to presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for calling her “Zuma’s ex-wife”. It is the second time the SABC has used the term in the space of just two months, it adds. Last month, the broadcaster referred to her as “mini Zuma”. SABC chief executive Nomsa Philiso said the comments […]

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DRUG ABUSE AMONG CHILDREN WORRY PARENTS-CHELSTONE

Residents of Casanova in Lusaka’s Chelstone area have expressed concern over the continued abuse of drugs by underage children. In interview with Komboni radio news, Ricky Ngoma says it is unfortunate that children have continued   of abuse drugs at the expense of learning at school. Mr Ngoma complained that these children become unruly after abusing […]

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INSTALLATION OF PIPED WATER EXCITES MARAPODI RESIDENTS

BY NAMUKALE KAPENDE Residents of Marapodi compound have expressed happiness over the installation of piped water in that area which they say is long overdue. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, Mrs Esther Banda notes that once completed, the installation of piped water in Marapodi compound will help address the water challenges that residents […]

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POLICE DISCHARGE TEAR SMOKE TO DISPERSE UNRULY TRADERS

Police today discharged tear smoke to disperse unruly people who had staged a protest in Mutandabantu area of Lusaka’s Kanyama Compound by blocking roads with stones and burning tyres and planks. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the protesters are people who were trading along the road in Mutandabantu and were moved to a new trading […]

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AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN HAS BEEN MURDERED BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC IN KABWATA TOWNSHIP

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA An unidentified man aged between 25 and 30 has been murdered by members of the public after he allegedly attempted to steal from one of the flats on Chilimbulu road in Lusaka’s Kabwata Township. Police spokesperson Esther Mwata Katongo has disclosed to Komboni Radio News that police received information in the early […]

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GOVT WARNS TUJILIJILI AND JUNTA MANUFACTURERS

Government has warned manufacturers of spirits known as tujilijili and Junta to follow laid down regulations and procedures or face the wrath of the law. And Zambian Breweries country director Jose Moran has called on stakeholders in the alcohol industry to help consumers develop smart drinking habits and make good alcohol choices. Speaking during the […]

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26 YEAR OLD MAN OF OLD KANYAMA COMPOUND ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF ANOTHER MAN

Police in Lusaka have arrested a 26 year old man identified as Lefat Tembo of Lusaka’s Old Kanyama compound in connection with the death of Victor Chisulo aged 35 of Misisi Compound. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo who confirmed the development to Komboni Radio News says it is alleged that the suspect assaulted and pushed Chisulo […]

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BILUMBA WELCOMES MODERNIZATION OF KANYAMA COMPOUND

Kanyama ward 10 Councilor Brighton Bilumba has welcomed plans by the local authority upgrade Kanyama compound into a modern township. In an interview with Komboni radio news, Mr Bilumba has noted that the remodeling of Kanyama compound will beautify the township and also deal with the issue of illegal structures. Councilor Bilumba also explained that […]

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