LCC CLARIFIES BIBLE HOUSE INFERNO

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA The Lusaka City Council has clarified that only shop was affected in the fire that broke out at Bible House yesterday and not the entire building as earlier reported. In an interview with Komboni radio news, council Public Relations Manager Habeenzu Mulunda identified the said shop as Peace Spares Suppliers which he […]

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ZAMBIANS URGED NOT TO APPROVE EXIT FROM ICC

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA AND MONDE PHIRI A concerned resident has advised Zambians not to approve the exit from the International Criminal Court (ICC) as directed by the African Union. Vincent Kazhila says most African states and Zambia in particular have weak democratic systems adding that pulling out of the ICC will promote injustice among political […]

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FIGHTING MARS ZUMA ANNUAL ADDRESS

Punches were thrown in South Africa’s parliament last night as opposition MPs tried to disrupt the State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma. Members of the radical Economic Freedom Fighters’ party (EFF), all dressed in red, fought with security guards who ejected them from the chamber. Mr Zuma had twice got to his […]

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BIBLE HOUSE GUTTED BY FIRE

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Property worth thousands of Kwacha has been burnt to ashes after fire swept through Bible Society House and several other buildings, including some auto-spares shops, on Freedom way in the Central Business District. A Komboni radio news crew that rushed to scene found scores of curious onlookers watching helplessly as a combined […]

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CHOLERA LOOMING IN EMMASDALE AREA

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA A disease outbreak is looming in Emmasdale area following a broken sewer line on Lumumba road near Buseko market. A Komboni radio new crew that visited the area found sewer effluent flowing in the drains and on the road. And the residents have expressed disappointment with the authorities in the area for […]

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CHAISA RESIDENTS CALL FOR EQUAL DISTRIBUTION OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT FUNDS

BY NELLY BOTA Parents in Lusaka’s Chaisa compound have called for the equal distribution of the youth empowerment funds. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, the concerned parents lamented that most of the children in the community have resorted to abusing alcohol and engage in other illicit activities due to lack of employment. Mr […]

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WIDOWS OF THE LATE POLICE OFFICERS IN KASAMA CRY FOUL OVER DELAYS TO PAY THEM THEIR BENEFITS.

BY CORRESPONDENT Widows of the late Zambia Police Service officers in Kasama have cried foul at the delay by government to pay them their departed husband’s benefits. The windows who spoke through Mrs Flavia Kahangu and Mary Chinyama lamented that it is now over six years since the death of their husbands, but all in […]

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ZINGALUME RESIDENTS WARNED AGAINST VANDALIZING RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

BY RUTH MUMBA MWEMBESHI WARD 22 COUNCILOR KELVIN KAUNDA HAS CAUTIONED ZINGALUME RESIDENTS TO STOP VANDALIZING SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES IN THE AREA. Speaking in an interview with Komboni radio news, Councilor Kaunda expressed disappointment that some people have started vandalizing recreational facilities in that area. The civic leader has since warned that people who […]

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COUNCIL EMBARKS ON CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORAL DRAINS IN KWAMWALA

BY RUTH MUMBA Kamwala ward 5 Councilor Moses Bwalya says the local authority has commenced the construction of new drainages and unblocking of old ones in his ward. Councilor Bwalya who confirmed the development to Komboni radio news today say the local authority has started constructing temporal drainages and unblocking old ones following the floods […]

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