TOKYO WAY MARKET OPERATING WITHOUT TOILETS

Tokyo way market has started operating without toilets. A Komboni radio news crew that visited the market found traders occupying the trading spaces. And traders talked to are elated that that council has allowed them to trade in the market but appealed to the local authority to quickly construct toilets. The traders complained that currently […]

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KAFUE FISHERMEN APPEAL FOR SOFT LOANS

Fish traders in Kafue District have appealed to the government for soft loans to help them grow and diversify their businesses. Speaking to Komboni radio in an interview in Kafue District the fish mongers said they usually have challenges during the fish ban stating that they have nothing to sustain their lives while they wait […]

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BEMBA TO BE SENTENCED FOR BRIBING WITNESSES

The former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, is due to be sentenced later today by international judges for bribing witnesses during an earlier war crimes trial. The International Criminal Court in The Hague acquitted the one-time rebel leader three months ago for war crimes and crimes against humanity. But a second […]

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ZIMBABWE CHOLERA DEATH TOLL RISES

Officials in Zimbabwe have declared a health emergency in the capital, Harare, after the death toll of people infected with cholera rose to 20, news agency Reuters reports. At least 2,000 people have been infected after drinking contaminated water. It came about after burst sewers contaminated water in boreholes and open wells, which are used […]

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TWO CHINESE NATIONALS NABBED FOR ALLEGEDLY BEATING A ZAMBIAN TO DEATH IN NORTHERN PROVINCE

Two Chinese Nationals undertaking construction works at the Ukusefya pa Ngw’ena main arena in Chitimukulu have allegedly beaten to death a Zambian working as a security guard at the site. Northern Province Police Commissioner, Richard Mweene who disclosed the development has identified the deceased as Evaristo Chileshe 42, saying the incident happened yesterday. Commissioner Mweene […]

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POLICE CHARGE PETAUKA KATUNDU VIDEO MARKER

Police in Petauke district have charged Rodgers Mwanza 28 and not 38 as earlier reported with indecent assault on female. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo who confirmed the development says the suspect has also been charged with production and circulation of obscene material contrary to section 177 (a) of the penal code chapter 87 of the […]

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TWO NABBED IN KABANANA FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

The Drug Enforcement Commission in Lusaka has arrested two individuals for trafficking in over six hundred kilograms of cannabis, contrary to the laws of Zambia. Edward Phiri, 32, a farmer of Kabanana compound has been arrested and jointly charged with Meckson Zulu, 23, a bricklayer of the same compound for trafficking in eleven by ninety […]

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