KEITH MUKATA FINALLY CHARGED WITH MURDER

Police in Lusaka have finally charged Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mukata and his wife Charmine with murder. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo said the duo was jointly charged with murder yesterday contrary to Section 200 of Cap 87 0f the laws of Zambia. Mrs. Katongo added that the docket has since been pushed to […]

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MANDEVU WOMEN DEMAND FOR EMPOWERMENT FUNDS

Women in Mandevu compound have complained over the so much talked about women empowerment programs saying they are not accessing these funds. A trader only identified as Catherine said some people have been collecting money from marketeers on the pretext that they will be given soft loans under the presidential empowerment fund. Catherine added   that […]

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HARDWARE SHOP GUTTED IN KASAMA DESTROYING GOODS WORTH MILLIONS OF KWACHA

A hardware shop in the Central Business District of Kasama was yesterday gutted destroying goods worth millions of Kwachas. And a named eye witness narrated that he spotted smoke from the building at about 17:45 hours as he walked along the street housing the shop. He added that he immediately alerted other passerby’s about the state of […]

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FORMER CHINGOLA DC BEMOAN DELAYS TO COMPLETE WORKS ON THE KITWE-CHINGOLA DUAL CARRIAGE WAY

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Former Chingola Mayor McDonald Mulongoti has expressed concern over delays to complete the construction of Kitwe-Chingola dual carriage way. In an interview with Komboni radio news Mr. Mulongoti has observed that the road has continued to record a lot of accidents due to its bad state. Mr Mulongoti says it is unfortunate […]

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ERB’S APPROVAL OF THE 75 PERECENT ELECTRITY TARIFF HIKE DISSAPOINTS LUSAKA RESIDENTS

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Some Lusaka residents have expressed disappointment with the decision by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) to approve the electricity tariff adjustment for ZESCO retail customers by 75 percent. Speaking in separate interviews with Komboni Radio News today, the residents charged that the hike in electricity tariffs will increase the cost of production […]

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TWO AGRONOMISTS NABBED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

BY SYVESTER KAUMBA The Drug Enforcement Commission in Lusaka has arrested and jointly charged two Agronomists’ for money laundering activities involving over K40, 000. Kingsley Sililo 27 an agronomist of house number 115 High Cost in Mkushi has been arrested and jointly charged with Tasha Kenneth Mwansa also an agronomist of house number 25856 Woodlands […]

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KAMWALA SOUTH YOUTHS PETITION TC NOT TO REGISTER COMMUNITY LAND IN THE INDIVIDUAL NAME OF KABWATA MP

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Youths in Kamwala South have petitioned Lusaka City Council Town Clerk Alex Mwansa not to register Plot No. 14726/917 in the individual name of Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda. According to the petition letter obtained by Komboni Radio News which has also been copied to the Local Government Minister and the […]

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SIAVONGA DC URGES CONTRACTOR TO SPEED UP WORKS ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF POLICE HOUSES

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has urged the contractor engaged by government to construct the 10 housing units for police officers to speed up the works. Mr Kanyama says there is need for the contractor to speed up the works so that police officers who are currently squatting in shanty compounds can […]

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