UPND TO VOTE AGAINST 2019 BUDGET

The United Party for National Development (UPND) says its Members of Parliament will vote against the 2019 national budget. UPND Vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says this is because the proposed budget has misplaced priorities. Mr. Mwamba tells Komboni Radio News that the 2019 budget is tilted towards debt servicing other than focusing on pro-poor […]

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40 YEAR OLD MAN NABBED FOR DEFILING AND IMPREGNATING 13 YEAR OLD STEP DAUGHTER

A 40 year-old man of Mungwi District has been arrested for defiling and impregnating his 13 year-old step daughter. Northern Province Police Commissioner, Richard Mweene who confirmed the development has identified the suspect as Davis Mubanga. Mr Mweene states that the incident occurred between August and October 2018. The Northern Province Police Chief has since […]

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LUSAKA RESIDENTS URGED TO REGISTER THEIR DOGS

The Lusaka City Council (LCC) says the Dog registration exercise is going on smoothly. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, LCC Public Relations Manager George Sichimba says the dog registration exercise has received overwhelming response especially in areas such as Chilenje, Matero and Kamwala Townships. Mr. Sichimba has since appealed to other dog owners […]

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ZANEC CALLS FOR ADEQUATE FUNDING TO THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF EXAMINATIONS

  The Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) has urged the Ministry of Finance to release adequate funding to the Ministry of Education for the administration of examinations in the country.   ZANEC Executive Director George Hamusunga has attributed exam malpractices to lack of resources to ensure security of the examination papers when distributing them from […]

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30 YEAR OLD PASTOR COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF RAPING HIS MAID

A 30 year old Pastor of Valley of Hope Ministry in Lusaka’s Kabanana compound has committed suicide after he was accused of raping his 22 year-old maid. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo who disclosed the development has identified the deceased as Amos Chisanga who committed suicide by hanging at his residence. Chisanga was discovered hanging […]

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10 PUPILS NABBED FOR RIOTOUS BEHAVIOUR

Police have apprehended 10 pupils among them grade 8, 10, 11 and 12 of Olympia Park secondary school after they took to the streets to protest over the suspended examinations. The pupils allegedly blocked the road with stones thereby inconveniencing the motorists. Police were called to restore order and managed to disperse the stone-throwing pupils. […]

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MISISI RESIDENTS BEMOAN HIGH CRIME LEVELS

Residents  of  Misisi compound have called for  the  formation  of  a  neighborhood  watch  following  the  escalation  of  criminal  activities in  the compound. Musa  Dimba  says  people  are  attacked especially  at  night  citing  a  recent  case  where  a  man in  his  twenties  was  found  murdered by unknown people. Mr.  Dimba  adds  that  bringing youths  together   in  […]

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BANDA-MASAUKO RESIDENTS DEMAND BETTER ROADS

Residents of Banda Masauko Area in Kanyama Compound have bemoaned the deplorable state of roads in the area. In an interview with Komboni radio, the residents complained that the poor road network makes it difficult for motorists to drive their vehicles especially during the rainy season. The residents also emphasized the need for the road […]

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