DELAY TO COMPLETE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BRIDGE WORRY NEW CHAMBA VALLEY RESIDENTS

Residents of new Chamba valley have expressed concern over the stalled works on the construction of the bridge that demarcates the community and Ngwerere area. In an interview with Komboni radio news, Boyd Malunga who lives near the Ngwerere stream complained that construction works on the said bridge have stalled adding that residents are and […]

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TWO CHAMA RESIDENTS KILLED BY ELEPHANT

Two people from Mwalala ward in Chama District have been trampled to death in separate incidents by an elephant which has been terrorising people in the area. In the first incident a 39 -year -old man of Zoole Village in Mwalala ward in Chief Kambombo`s chiefdom in Chama District was trampled to death on Monday […]

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ZAMBIA AIRWAYS RELAUNCH SET FOR JANUARY 2019

Residents have expressed happiness following government’s announcement that it will re launch the Zambian Airways on 1st January 2019. Speaking in separate interviews with Komboni Radio News, Ishmael Mutuba says the revival of the national airline will create more jobs for youths in the country as well as improve the tourism sector. Meanwhile, Henry Mbambaya […]

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TEACHERS WARNED AGAINST EXAM MALPRACTICES

The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ) has warned of stern action against teachers allegedly engaging in examination malpractice. Council Registrar, Ebby Mubanga, charged that the teaching council will not entertain this kind of behavior. Dr. Mubanga adds that teachers are expected to exhibit professionalism if the provision of quality education is to be achieved. The […]

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ZUMA ‘CORRUPTION’ INQUIRY BEGINS

A public inquiry has opened in Johannesburg into alleged corruption and misuse of state funds by former South African President Jacob Zuma. In a scandal known as “state capture”, Mr Zuma is accused of granting the Guptas, a wealthy business family, influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses. Both Mr Zuma and the Guptas […]

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BAR OWNERS IN ZINGALUME URGED TO COMPLY WITH PROVISIONS OF THEIR LIQUOR LICENSES

Mwembeshi ward 27 Councilor Kelvin Kaunda has advised bars owners in Zingalume compound to comply with the provisions of liquor licensing Act and other regulations governing the sale of alcohol. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, Mr Kaunda has warned that people flouting the set regulation on the sale of alcohol risk having their […]

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YWCA WITHDRAWS AN 11 YEAR OLD GIRL FROM MARRIAGE

The Young Women Christian Association-YWCA in Kasama has withdrawn a grade one pupil of Chibeka village, aged 11 years old from marriage. YWCA Paralegal Officer, Nicholas Mutale who confirmed the development charged that the association will not condone early marriages in the province. Mr Mutale has further warned parents in the habit of marrying off […]

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TRADITIONAL LEADERS URGED TO PRESERVE CULTURE

Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people of Eastern Province has called on the traditional leadership to preserve culture for the benefit of future generations. Speaking through a representative, during this year’s Ukusefya pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony in Mungwi district over the weekend, the traditional ruler said traditional ceremonies are an important platform for […]

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BURUNDI TO BAN PLASTIC BAGS BY 2020

In 2020, Burundi will join a growing number of African countries to have banned plastic bags. President Pierre Nkurunziza issued a decree on Monday prohibiting the “manufacture, import, storage, sale and use of all plastic bags and other plastic packaging”, according to a presidential order seen by the BBC. It will come into effect in […]

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