SHALLOW WELL CLAIMS LIVES IN MANSA DISTRICT

Two people have died after they fell in a shallow well in Mansa District, Luapula Province. Mansa District Municipal Council Assistant Public Relations officer Gladys Saili who confirmed the development to Komboni Radio News says the incident happened yesterday around 09:00 hours. Ms. Saili has identified the deceased as Samuel Mulewa 47 and Haggai Muleba […]

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150 FISHING NETS CONFISCATED FROM ILLEGAL FISHERMEN

Over 150 fishing nets have been confiscated from illegal fishermen during the ongoing fish ban operations along Kabompo River in Kalumbila District. Kalumbila District Fisheries and Livestock Coordinator ATHERTON JERE has confirmed the development. Mr. JERE further disclosed that over 50 fishermen were caught along Kabompo River and other areas since the fish ban operation […]

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BETUZ BACK NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE BILL

The Basic Education Teachers Union of Zambia (BETUZ) has distanced itself from the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)’s position on the national health insurance bill. Speaking at a media briefing in Lusaka today, BETUZ spokesperson Kabika Kakunta says the bill will consolidate the public health insurance scheme which most of the teachers countrywide already joined. Mr […]

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SA’S GUPTA BROTHERS ‘DENY THEY ARE FUGITIVES’

The Gupta brothers have denied they are fugitives from South Africa’s justice system, according to eNCA reporter Karyn Maughan. She says their lawyer accuses South Africa’s police force of issuing statements which are “malicious, misleading and simply incorrect”. She adds that the lawyer has demanded the police provide proof of an arrest warrant for Ajay […]

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BOLIVIAN NATIONAL NABBED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Lusaka has arrested a 27 year old Bolivian national for trafficking in 2.1 Kg of Cocaine which was wrapped in condoms concealed in fifty five bottles of roll-on. DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo who confirmed the development to Komboni Radio news has identified the suspect as Veizaga Arias […]

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SUSPECTED WITCH CRASH LANDS IN LIVINGSTONE

A suspected witch believed to be between 55 and 60 years old has allegedly crash landed in Livingstone’s ZESCO compound. Southern Province Police Commissioner Bonnie Kapeso who has confirmed the development to Komboni radio news says the incident happened last night around 23:30 hours. The victim who has been identified as Lumayi Nasilele was discovered […]

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TWO APPLICATIONS ON HIV AND MALARIA CONTROL VACCINE RESEARCH TRIAL APPROVED

  The National Bio-safety Authority says it has approved two applications on HIV and malaria control vaccine research trials. The trials have been undertaken by the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) in Lusaka and Macha Research Trust in Choma respectively. National Bio-safety Authority Chairperson Dr Paul Zambezi says the two approvals are […]

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