CHILANGA DC BREATHS FIRE ON COMPANIES ABROGATING LABOUR LAWS

Chilanga District Commissioner Edith Muwana has warned quarrying companies operating in the district to adhere to the countries labour laws. Ms Muwana says her office has noted with concern that most quarrying companies operating in the district are disregarding the country’s labour laws. The DC says it is the responsibility of the companies to ensure […]

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RESCIND DECISION ON PUPILS WHO FAIL TO PROGRESS TO GRADE 10 TO REPEAT TO THE SIXTH GRADE-GOVT URGED

Chief Shibwalya Kapila of the Bemba speaking people of Lunte district has implored the Ministry of General Education to rescind its decision on grade 9 pupils who fail to progress to Grade 10 to repeat to the sixth grade. Chief Shibwalya Kapila says the move will disadvantage the girl child especially in rural areas saying […]

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DIPLOMATIC ROW OVER SOUTH AFRICA CORRUPTION COMMENT

  South Africa’s foreign ministry has complained about a joint statement from five ambassadors from Western countries urging the country to clamp down on corruption. In a statement released today, Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisuslu said she had met with the ambassadors from five countries “to express South Africa’s displeasure” that they hadn’t followed “established diplomatic […]

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GARDEN RESIDENTS WARNED AGAINST INDISCRIMINATE DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE

BY NAMUKALE KAPENDE Ngwerere ward 19 Councilor Adrian Banda has warned of stern action against people who have continued to indiscriminately dump trash in undesignated areas. In an interview with Komboni radio news, Mr Banda says it is regrettable that some unscrupulous residents in garden compound are dumping their solid waste in undesignated places. The […]

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LONG QUEUES AT MANDEVU CLINIC IRK RESIDENTS

BY OSCAR NKUWA Residents of Lusaka’s Mandevu compound have bemoaned the congestion that has continued to characterize the local health centre in that community. Ms Stella Banda has complained to Komboni Radio News that long queues at Mandevu Clinic have become the order of the day. Ms Banda disclosed that patients queue up at the […]

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ZAMBIAN STUDENT DIES IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN INDIA, ONE IN CRITICAL CONDITION

A ZAMBIAN Student has died while another is in a critical condition after a road traffic accident in India. Zambia’s High Commissioner to India JUDITH KAPIJIMPANGA says the Mission has received the information with deep sorrow over the demise of a Zambian national, PETER MWAMBA, a 3rd year Civil Engineering Student, in a tragic road […]

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UPND TO VOTE AGAINST 2019 BUDGET

The United Party for National Development (UPND) says its Members of Parliament will vote against the 2019 national budget. UPND Vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says this is because the proposed budget has misplaced priorities. Mr. Mwamba tells Komboni Radio News that the 2019 budget is tilted towards debt servicing other than focusing on pro-poor […]

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