SIXTEEN YEAR OLD GIRL COMMITS SUICIDE IN MATERO

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA A sixteen year old girl of Lusaka’s Matero Township has committed suicide in unclear circumstances. Aunt to the deceased Gertrude Mwansa who confirmed the development to Komboni radio news today has identified the deceased as Flavia Mumba. Ms Mwansa disclosed that her niece drunk a poisonous substance for unknown reasons and was […]

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JOYCE NONDE URGED TO DESIST FROM ATTACKING THE LABOUR MOVEMENT

BY MONDE PHIRI The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has advised Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko to desist from issuing statements that have the potential to destabilize industrial harmony in the country. ZCTU Secretary General Cephas Mukuka says the recent remarks by the labour minister, that the labour movement is weak are regrettable. Speaking at […]

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SENIOR INTELLIGENCE OFFICER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE FOUND WITH CASE TO ANSWER

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA A senior intelligence officer from the Department of National Parks and Wildlife who is charged with theft by public servant of a prescribed trophy has been found with a case to answer by the subordinate court in Lusaka and thus put on his defense. Lameck Mumba was the key suspect in the […]

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CHAWAMA HOUSE GUTTED BY FIRE

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Household property worth thousands of Kwacha has been reduced to ashes after fire swept through a house in Lusaka’s Chawama compound. A Komboni radio news crew that rushed to the scene yesterday found the tenant and the land lord trying to salvage what had remained in the inferno. According to the tenant […]

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200 HOUSES IN LUSAKA’S KUKU COMPOUND RISK COLLAPSING DUE TO STAGNANT RAINY WATER

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA At least 200 houses in Lusaka’s Kuku compound risk collapsing due to stagnant rainy water that has surrounded the houses. A Komboni radio news crew that visited the community today found a number of houses partly submerged in water. Meanwhile, residents have appealed to Chawama Member of Parliament Lawrence Sichalwe and other […]

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PONDS IN CHINIKA AREA TO BE BURRIED

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula Ward Councilor Luckson Sakala has assured residents of Chinika area that he will engage the investor who has acquired the land that has been turned into a quarry to start developing it. In an interview with Komboni Radio news, Councilor Sakala says he is committed to finding a lasting […]

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FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT YOUTH PROGRAMMES WORRIES ACTIVIST

BY NELLY BOTA Choma Youth Development Organization Executive Director Partner Siabutuba has urged government to be practical in the empowerment programmes for young people in the country. Speaking in an interview in Choma district yesterday, Mr Siabutuba bemoaned that up to now, government has not implemented any programmes to empower young people from the time […]

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