TWO JUVENILES OF MATERO TOWNSHIP DIE AFTER CONSUMING DOOM GIVEN TO THEM BY THEIR MOTHER

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Two children of Matero Township near Shadreck have died after they consumed Doom Pesticide which was given to them by their mother. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has disclosed to Komboni Radio News that the juveniles who have been identified as Mwenchi Nakazwe aged five and Dason Sikazwe aged one year and […]

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PRISCCA URGE GOVT TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF SANITARY PADS TO INMATES

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA The Prisons Care and Counseling Association has called on Government to consider including the distribution of sanitary towels to women in prison. In an interview with Komboni radio news, PRISCCA Executive Director Godfrey Malembeka says government has not done enough when it comes to matters of menstrual hygiene to incarcerated women. Dr […]

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2016 GRADE 12 REULTS ANNOUNCED

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The number of grade 12 pupils who obtained school certificates has increased from 57 percent in 2015 to 61.9 percent in 2016. General education minister Dennis Wanchinga has attributed the 4.89 percent improvement in performance to interventions taken by government such as the teacher recruitment among others. Dr Wanchinga says the total […]

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24 YEAR OLD MAN OF MEANWOOD AREA ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT SUICIDE BY JUMPING OFF FROM A 30 METER HIGH WATER TANK

BY NELLY BOTHA A 24 year old man of Lusaka’s Meanwood residential area this morning allegedly attempted to commit suicide by jumping off from a 30 meter high water tank. The victim who has been identified as Mandla Kambikambi was only rescued by officers from the Lusaka City Council fire brigade department. A Komboni radio […]

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GEORGE COMPOUND IN POWER BLACK OUT

BY MONDE PHIRI Residents of Kizito area in George Compound are in a power blackout after a tree that was being cut by unknown people at Kizito Primary Schools fell on the Zesco power lines. One of the concerned residents Elliot Phiri who confirmed the development to Komboni radio news said the tree that fell […]

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CONFUSION ERUPTS IN LILANDA OVER THE RUNNING OF THE COOPERATIVE MARKET

BY OSCAR NKUWA Confusion erupted at Lilanda cooperative market yesterday after the Patriotic front branch officials attempted to take over the running of the cooperative market. This was after the PF Lilanda market branch Chairman Brian Kapapi wrote to the cooperative requesting the Executive to submit the financial report dating January 2016 to December 2016 […]

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FARMERS IN KATUBA CONSITUENCY FINALLY RECEIVES FARMING INPUTS

BY MONDE PHIRI Farmers in Chieftainess Mungule’s area in Katuba Constituency have started receiving fertilizer after government cleared the outstanding payment with the agro-dealers. One of the farmer’s Malik Choonya has confirmed to Komboni radio news that the distribution of farming inputs which was earlier halted commenced on Friday last week. Earlier the agro-dealers in […]

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HEAVY RAINS LEAVE TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION IN GEORGE COMPOUND

BY MONDE PHIRI Some families in Lusaka’s George Compound are spending nights in the cold after their houses collapsed following the heavy rains that were experienced on Saturday night. Lima ward councilor Francis Bwalya who confirmed the destruction to Komboni radio news disclosed that about 85 houses have collapsed. Mr. Bwalya also disclosed that the […]

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