GARDEN RESIDENTS ASK MOSQUITO NETS

Residents of Garden compound have called on the Ministry of Health to expedite the distribution of mosquito nets. The residents who welcomed government’s interventions aimed at eradicating malaria said mosquitos have infested that area a situation that puts them at risk of being infected with Malaria. A resident only identified as Bana Angela observed that […]

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NINE ELEPHANTS ELECTROCUTED IN BOTSWANA

Nine elephants were electrocuted in central Botswana in a freak accident near the village of Dukwi. The elephants died after they knocked down overhead power lines while jostling to drink water from a leaking pipe supplying water to villagers, the director of Wildlife and National Park, told Reuters.  Investigations are still at a preliminary stage, but it […]

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INDIAN TRACTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY SET O VISIT ZAMBIA

A company that manufactures 250 tractors per day in India has announced plans to visit Zambia to explore trade and investment opportunities. CNH Industries International General Manager Sales and Marketing for Corporate, Institution and Direct Sales VIKAS KIKAN says Zambia is a good country for business because of the political stability and attractive incentives in […]

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Chipata compound residents assured of enhanced security once street lights are installed

Raphael Chota ward 22 Councilor Joseph Tamba has assured residents in his ward that the local authority will soon install street lights in the community. Mr Tamba has told Komboni Radio News that once installed, the street lights will enhance security in the area. He has noted with concern that criminals have taken advantage of […]

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NEW CHAWAMA RESIDENTS BEMOAN DILAPIDATED STATE OF ROADS

Residents of Lusaka’s New Chawama Compound have expressed concern over the dilapidated state of township roads in that community. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, the residents singled out the Anglican Church road as the road that needs urgent attention. Ms Charity Kashiba complained that the said road is in a dilapidated state making […]

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MUNYAULE MARKET TRADERS IN CHALALA AREA DENY CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS AT THE TRADING PLACE

Traders at Lusaka’s Munyaule Market in Chalala-Shantumbu area have refuted allegations that corruption has marred the running of the trading place. The traders have charged that some power angry individuals are trying to fight the current market chairman. The traders have told komboni radio news that contrary to allegations that the market chairman has squandered […]

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UNKNOWN PEOPLE ALLEGEDLY KILL A 20 YEAR OLD WOMAN IN MPONGWE DISTRICT

Police in Mpongwe District on the Copperbelt province say they have picked up a body of a 20 year old woman at Mpongwe day primary school grounds suspected to have been murdered by unknown people. ZANIS reports that Copperbelt Police commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed the murder in an interview and identified the deceased as Febby […]

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KENYAN SUPREME COURT JUDGES UNDER FIRE

The hashtag #WakoraNetwork (meaning ‘criminal network’ in Kiswahili) is trending in Kenya amid allegations by the governing Jubilee Party that two Supreme Court judges met with lawyers representing the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, during the hearing of the presidential petition which annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win. The inspiration for the hashtag appears to come from remarks President […]

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FAMILIES URGED TO CARE FOR THEIR OLD AND DISABLED RELATIVES

People living with disabilities and the aged at Chawama’s Divine providence home for the homeless and orphans have appealed to families to exercise love and care regardless of one’s physical status. Margret Tembo who was abandoned by relatives after the death of her parents because of her physical condition says families must understand that old […]

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