LCC OWED 15 MILLION KWACHA IN UNPAID LAND RATES

The Lusaka City Council LCC is owed about 15 million kwacha by commercial property owners in unpaid land rates. Council Public Relations Manager George Sichimba says failure by the commercial entities to pay their rates has affected the local authority’s revenue base. Mr. Sichimba says this has crippled the council’s service delivery system. He added […]

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CLASSES TO RESUME AT TSHWANE UNIVERSITY

Classes will resume at all Tshwane University of Technology campuses on Wednesday. The institution was shut down after the death of law student Katlego Monareng last week. He was allegedly shot by police during protests over SRC election results. There have been disruptions at the Pretoria and Soshanguve campuses. TUT said there is little time […]

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17 YEAR OLD GIRL COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER HER FAMILY DISCOURAGED HER FROM GETTING MARRIED

A 17 year old girl in Petauke district of Eastern Province has committed suicide after her family discouraged her from getting married. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the deceased who has been identified as IVETA MBEWE of Kalando village in Chief Mumbi’s village committed suicide by taking maize preservative pesticide after her family discouraged her […]

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JOHN HOWARD TRADERS WANT MODERN MARKET

Traders at John Howard Market have repeated calls on the need to construct a modern market in that area. The traders have complained to a Komboni Radio News crew that rushed to the scene that the current shelter in not habitable a situation that has forced residents to conduct their businesses outside the market. The […]

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SA ANNOUNCES END OF LISTERIA

South Africa’s Health Minister has announced the end to the world’s worst recorded listeria outbreak after it killed 216 people and caused illness to more than 1,000 people since early 2017. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi told a news conference that no new cases had been recorded for three months. “The conclusion is that the outbreak […]

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GOVERNMENT ADVISED AGAINST SELLING HUGE PIECES OF LAND TO FOREIGNERS

Some Lusaka residents have charged that government is favoring foreigners more compared to Zambians especially in the distribution of land. The residents say it is unfair and unacceptable that foreigners are being given huge chunks of land while Zambians are struggling to own land in their own country. The residents have since appealed to government […]

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WRANGLES HAVE RESURFACED OVER THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW SENIOR CHIEF TAFUNA

Chieftainship wrangles have resurfaced over the appointment of new senior chief Tafuna of the Lungu speaking people of Mpulungu district. Speaking as Chairperson for the House of Chiefs in Northern Province, Chief Chitoshi says traditional leaders in the Lungu chiefdom have appointed Mathews Kakungu as senior chief Tafuna. However, the move has been rejected by […]

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