US CONDEMNS BURUNDI’S ‘POLITICAL VIOLENCE’

The US has condemned Burundi for what it calls “numerous instances of violence” and “intimidation and harassment” against people opposed to a referendum which could extend the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza. The US State Department said in a statement that the vote on 17 May could hurt Burundi’s democratic institutions. It called on the […]

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NOTHING WRONG WITH CHIEFS QUESTIONING PRESIDENT LUNGU’S ORIGINS-CHIKUSE

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Governance activist Leslie Chikuse says there is nothing wrong with Chief Mukuni and Hamusonde for questioning President Edgar Lungu’s nationality. Mr Chikuse says the two traditional leaders should not be condemned for questioning the nationality of President Lungu as it is their constitutional right to know the heritage and true identity of […]

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BY NAMUKALE KAPENDE Residents of Lusaka’s Garden-Chilulu compound have bemoaned the erratic water supply being experienced in that area. The residents have disclosed to Komboni Radio News that they have had no water supply for over three weeks now a situation they say has proved to be very challenging. They lamented that the water crisis […]

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GEORGE COMPOUND RESIDENTS CASTIGATE CIVIC LEADERS FOR NOT VISITING THE COMMUNITY

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Residents of George Compound in Matero Constituency have castigated their civic leaders for not visiting the area. The residents complained to a Komboni Radio News crew that visited the community today that their area Member of Parliament and civic leaders have never visited the community ever since they were elected. The residents […]

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TWO PERISH IN MONGU ROAD ACCIDENT

BY MONDE PHIRI Two people have died while one person is seriously injured after they were involved in a road traffic accident in Mongu District. Road Transport and Safety Agencies (RTSA) Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga who confirmed the incident to Komboni radio News said the accident occurred on Sunday around 18 30 hours. […]

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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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