PARENTS BEMOAN ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE BY CHILDREN IN GARDEN COMOUND

Parents in Garden-Chilulu Compound have expressed concern over the continued abuse of alcohol and drugs by children. In an interview with Komboni radio news, a parent only identified as Catherine expressed sadness that a named bar in that community has been allowing underage children to patronizing the drinking place. She has since cautioned her fellow […]

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LUSAKA RESIDENTS OPPOSE 15 PERCENT WATER TARIFF INCREASE

Lusaka residents have opposed the 15 percent water tariff increment by the Lusaka water and Sewerage Company. The water utility firm will this month increase water tariffs following the approval by the National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO). Speaking in random interviews with Komboni Radio News, the residents mostly from Matero and Garden Compound complained […]

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RTSRTSA PARTIALLY LIFTS THE SUSPENSION OF JULDAN MOTORS ROAD SERVICE LICENSE

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has partially lifted the suspension of the road service license for Juldan motors bus services. RTSA Public Relations Manager Mukela Mangolwa says this follows a report on the inspection that was conducted by the agency on the operator’s fleet and retests of its drivers. Mr. Mangolwa disclosed in […]

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FOREIGN SHOP OWNERS UNDER THREAT IN SOUTH AFRICA

A business association in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban has asked foreign nationals to close their businesses and leave the city’s northern townships by Friday. The Northern Region Business Association accuses foreign nationals of suffocating the local economy in townships and unfair business practices, eNCA reports.  This comes nearly three years after 2,000 people were displaced […]

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CHIEFS ADVISED AGAINST BEING PARTISAN

Senior Chief Mwamba of the Bemba speaking people of Kasama has urged fellow chiefs against using the respected establishment of chieftaincy to advance their partisan interest. The traditional leader contends that traditional leaders that participate in politics risk bringing division in chiefdoms owing to the different political affiliations of their subjects. Senior Chief Mwamba has […]

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SIAVONGA DC WARNS BAR OPERATORS

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has warned of stern action against Bars operating outside their stipulated opening and closing time.  Mr Kanyama says the local authority is concerned with the non-compliance by some bars with council regulations such as playing music to levels where it becomes a nuisance to the general public. He says he […]

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