RESIDENTS BEMOAN LACK OF DEVELOPMENT IN NAKAMBALA ESTATE

Residents of Nakambala Estate in Mazabuka District of Southern Province have bemoaned what they termed as lack development in that area. Speaking in an interview with a Komboni radio news crew that visited the community, the residents complained that they feel neglected by the authorities owing to lack of development in the community. They charged […]

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TWO SMALL SCALE FARMERS NABBED FOR UNLAWFUL CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS

  The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in North-Western Province has arrested two small-scale farmers for unlawful cultivation of cannabis plants weighing over 700 kilograms, contrary to the laws of Zambia.    Daniel Mwemba, 51, a small-scale farmer of Shafulundu area in Solwezi has been arrested for unlawful cultivation of cannabis plants weighing 295 kilograms in […]

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KAMBWILI’S OUTBURST STRANGE-KAPIJIMPANGA

ZAMBIA High Commission in India is dismayed by the unwarranted verbal attack by Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili directed at a person believed to be of Indian origin working on the expansion of roads in Zambia.   Zambia’s High Commissioner to India JUDITH KAPIJIMPANGA says Mr. KAMBWILI understands the complaints procedure as former Minister […]

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TOP ARMY POST FOR UGANDAN PRESIDENT’S SON

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has promoted his son to the rank of lieutenant general – the second highest position in the army. Lt Gen Kainerugaba Muhoozi is considered a likely successor to 74-year-old President Museveni, but denies any immediate plans to enter politics. In the last six years, Lt Gen Muhoozi has been promoted three […]

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GOVT EXTENDS LOAN SCHEME TO SEVEN MORE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Government has extended the student’s Loan Scheme to Seven more public Universities in the country. Speaking at a media briefing, Higher Education Minister Professor Nkandu Luo revealed that the loan scheme will now only cover tuition and accommodation fees which will be paid directly to the institutions, while students will only be […]

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ZANI-MUONE RESIDENTS APPEAL FOR POLICE POST

Residents of Zani-Muone west have repeated calls on the authorities on the need to construct a Police Post in that area. The residents have noted with concern that criminals have taken advantage of the absence of the Police Presence and are attacking people with impunity. The residents have since pleaded with government to quickly construct […]

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COUPLE STABBED WHILST MAKING LOVE

A couple has sustained serious wounds after being stabbed with a sharp instrument by an unknown assailant who found them having sex in a house located in Maseka village of Chavuma district in North-western province. North-Western Commissioner of Police Hudson Namachila who confirmed the development said the attacker pounced on the couple on Monday around […]

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NOTORIOUS GANG EMERGES IN CHAZANGA COMPOUND

  BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA A gang of notorious boys has emerged in Lusaka’s Chazanga compound and is reportedly terrorizing inhabitants of that community. And the residents have lamented that they are living in fear as the gang is on rampant attacking and stealing from innocent residents. One of the victims now narrates to Komboni Radio […]

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TIZ WELCOMES ARREST OF CHITOTELA

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has welcomed the arrest of Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela by the Anti Corruption Commission for allegedly concealing property believed to be proceeds of crime. And TIZ President Rueben Lifuka believes that the ACC has done its homework and have sufficient grounds to effect the arrest. […]

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