ZAMBIA AIRWAYS RELAUNCH SET FOR JANUARY 2019

Residents have expressed happiness following government’s announcement that it will re launch the Zambian Airways on 1st January 2019. Speaking in separate interviews with Komboni Radio News, Ishmael Mutuba says the revival of the national airline will create more jobs for youths in the country as well as improve the tourism sector. Meanwhile, Henry Mbambaya […]

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TEACHERS WARNED AGAINST EXAM MALPRACTICES

The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ) has warned of stern action against teachers allegedly engaging in examination malpractice. Council Registrar, Ebby Mubanga, charged that the teaching council will not entertain this kind of behavior. Dr. Mubanga adds that teachers are expected to exhibit professionalism if the provision of quality education is to be achieved. The […]

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BAR OWNERS IN ZINGALUME URGED TO COMPLY WITH PROVISIONS OF THEIR LIQUOR LICENSES

Mwembeshi ward 27 Councilor Kelvin Kaunda has advised bars owners in Zingalume compound to comply with the provisions of liquor licensing Act and other regulations governing the sale of alcohol. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, Mr Kaunda has warned that people flouting the set regulation on the sale of alcohol risk having their […]

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YWCA WITHDRAWS AN 11 YEAR OLD GIRL FROM MARRIAGE

The Young Women Christian Association-YWCA in Kasama has withdrawn a grade one pupil of Chibeka village, aged 11 years old from marriage. YWCA Paralegal Officer, Nicholas Mutale who confirmed the development charged that the association will not condone early marriages in the province. Mr Mutale has further warned parents in the habit of marrying off […]

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TRADITIONAL LEADERS URGED TO PRESERVE CULTURE

Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people of Eastern Province has called on the traditional leadership to preserve culture for the benefit of future generations. Speaking through a representative, during this year’s Ukusefya pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony in Mungwi district over the weekend, the traditional ruler said traditional ceremonies are an important platform for […]

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RETIREES DEMAND THEIR PACKAGES

Retirees in Northern Province whose retirement packages have not yet been settled have complained about government’s failure to pay them. Some irate retirees have lamented that they have now become destitute as they are facing challenges in sustaining their families a situation they have described as sad. They stressed that a number of their colleagues […]

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CONTINUED ABUSE OF ALCOHOL BY UNDERAGE CHILDREN WORRY CHAISA RESIDETS

Parents in Chaisa compound have bemoaned the continued abuse of alcohol by underage children in the community. A parent only identified as bana kulu Grace expressed displeasure at the way children are drinking alcohol and patronizing bars at the expense of being in school. Bana kulu Grace has castigated bar owners who are admitting underage […]

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ZULAWU BEMOANS DELAY TO PAY COUNCIL WORKERS

The Zambia United Local Authorities Workers Union, (ZULAWU) has expressed displeasure at the non-payment of the June and July 2018 salaries to council workers countrywide. ZULAWU General Secretary, Emmanuel Mwisa, says that the two month’s salary arrears owed to council workers have enabled them struggle in the sustenance of their livelihoods a situation he has […]

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RESIDENTS UNHAPPY WITH TAX ON RENTALS

Some Lusaka residents have expressed displeasure at the move by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) to begin collecting Rental Income Tax. ZRA has appointed Sherwood Greene as agents for collection of tax on rental income for commercial and domestic properties in Lusaka and Copperbelt, a situation the residents feel will push rentals up. The residents […]

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