THREE SMALL-SCALE FARMERS NABBED FOR UNLAWFUL CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS PLANTS WEIGHING OVER 450 KILOGRAMS

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The Drug Enforcement Commission in Muchinga and North-Western Provinces has arrested three small-scale farmers for unlawful cultivation of cannabis plants weighing over 450 kilograms, contrary to the laws of Zambia.  The three suspects are identified as Paul Mwila, 43, a small-scale farmer of Mwaba Wankulungwe village in Shiwang’andu District, charged with unlawful cultivation […]

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14 PERISH IN CHINGOLA SOLWEZI ROAD ACCIDENT

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA  14 people have died while 15 others sustained serious injuries in a Fatal Road Traffic Accident which occurred last night at about 19:17 hours at Emmanuel area along Solwezi-Chingola road about 60 km east of Solwezi Boma.   Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said the accident happened when a Zhong Tong Bus registration […]

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13 HUMAN REMAINS EXHUMED AT CHINGWERE CEMETERY

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA 13 human remains have been exhumed at Chingwere Cemetery following heavy rains that have experienced in Lusaka in the last two days. LCC Public Relations Manager George Sichimba tells Komboni Radio News that the remains were discovered today by LCC workers during their routine duties at the cemetery. Mr Sichimba explains that […]

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MALE STUDENT AT KASAMA SCHOOL OF NURSING DROWNS IN A SWIMMING POOL

A male student at Kasama School of Nursing, aged 22 years has drowned in a swimming pool at Chikokola gardens. Northern Province Police Commissioner, Richard Mweene and Kasama General Hospital Medical Superintendent Humphrey Chanda have confirmed the sad development in separate interviews. Commissioner Mweene says the incident occurred on Saturday 23rd March, 2019 around 19:00 […]

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RESIDENTS OF CHIMBALA AREA IN NDOLA URGED TO IDENTIFY LAND FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CLINIC

  Kabushis’   MUNKULUNGWE ward councilor Agness Chomba has appealed to residents of Chimbala area in Ndola to come together and identify land where a clinic can be constructed. Ms. Chomba says commencement of construction works of a health facility in the area has been delayed by the resident’s failure to agree on the place where the […]

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