Chikuse bemoans political violence

By Sylvester Kaumba Governance activist Leslie Chikuse has bemoaned the cases of violence that were recorded in the recently held local government by-elections. Mr Chikuse says it is unfortunate that elections in the country have continued to be characterized with violence and corruption. He has charged that political violence contributed to voter apathy as electorates […]

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GEORGE RESIDENTS APPEAL FOR SKIP BINS

By Kalaluka Mushaukwa Residents of George compound have called on the Lusaka City Council (LCC) to provide waste bins in the area and also ensure that garbage is collected on time. Speaking in an interview with Komboni radio news residents say that they are forced to dispose garbage in drainages and other  inappropriate areas due […]

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– MOTORISTS DEMAND THE REHABILITATION OF MAKISHI ROAD IN NORTHMEAD AREA

By Ruth Mumba Residents and motorists along Makishi Road in Northmead area have appealed to the relevant authorities to rehabilitate the said road. In an interview with Komboni news, motorist complained that the potholes on makishi road are getting worse making it difficult for them to drive through. They alleged that the poor state of […]

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Indian Investor, SAFAL, makes a difference in Serenje District , Central Province.

By Sylvester Kaumba Crime in Kanona and surrounding areas in Serenje  District, Central Province, has reduced by 90 percent following the opening of a manganese factory by an Indian company, Southern Africa Ferro Alloys Limited ( SAFAL ). SAFAL Chairman, Pankaj Jain says he has been informed by the Commissioner of Police for Central Province, […]

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OPPOSITION CHALLENGED TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF THEIR CORRUPTION CLAIMS

By Sylvester Kaumba The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) in Southern Province has challenged opposition political parties claiming that there is too much corruption in the PF government to give evidence of their claims.  PF Southern Province Information and Publicity Secretary Trymore Mweenda says it is unfair for the opposition to continue saying that president Edgar […]

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RESIDENTS WELCOME HEALTH INSURANCE BILL

By Kalaluka Mushaukwa Some Lusaka residents have welcomed the National Health Insurance Bill that has now become law. Speaking in separate interviews with Komboni Radio News, the residents have noted that the Bill will help improve the provision health services in the country. The residents further noted that the Health Insurance Bill will also allow […]

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AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN DISCOVERED DEAD IN TWIN PARK GARDEN HOUSE

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Lusaka has arrested two individuals for trafficking and importation of ephedrine, contrary to the laws of Zambia. Millcent Beebe, 41, a medical records officer at the University Teaching Hospital has been arrested and charged with trafficking and importation of suspected ephedrine concealed in thirty four (34) tin cans weighing […]

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