MARIA LANGA SCOOPS CHILANGA PARLIAMENTRAY SEAT

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has scoped the Chilanga Parliamentary by-election held yesterday. Chilanga Totaling centre returning officer Wilbroad Bwalya announced the final results around 03 hours this morning. PF candidate Maria Langa polled 7,226 votes against UPND candidate Charmaine Musonda who polled 6,410 votes translating into a difference of 816 votes between the two […]

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FUNERAL HELD FOR TANZANIA’S CONJOINED TWINS

The funeral of Tanzania’s conjoined twins, Maria and consolata Mwakikuti, who died on Saturday aged 21, has taken place at Ruaha Catholic University in the southern highlands. The women had been studying education at the university and teaching staff and students were among those who paid tribute to them. They had been joined from the […]

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NINE SUSPECTS NABBED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRODUCTION OF COUNTERFEIT WHITE SPOON SUGAR

  Police in Lusaka have picked up nine suspects comprising Burundese, Congolese and Zambian nationals in connection with the counterfeit White Spoon Sugar worth over hundred and twenty six thousand Kwacha. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says this follows a complaint the Zambia Police Service Intellectual Property Unit received from Zambia Sugar Plc, the legitimate holders […]

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SOUTH AFRICAN MAN SENTENCED TO TWO LIFE SENTENCES FOR RAPING AND KILLING 14-MONTH-OLD BABY

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to two life sentences by the Johannesburg high court for raping and murdering a 14-month-old baby girl. ENCA reports that the man kidnapped the child and its mother then raped and killed the baby in September 2015 in Tembisa. He was also sentenced to an additional 10 years imprisonment, which will […]

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MAN DISCOVERED DEAD IN NG’OMBE COMPOUND

A man believed to be in his thirties has been found dead in unclear circumstances at Zambezi cooperative market in Lusaka’s Ng’ombe compound. Traders narrated to a Komboni Radio News crew which visited the scene that the deceased was found in his shop by his colleague who later alerted other traders. The traders suspect foul […]

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