Daily Archives: March 28, 2017

Will Smith reunites with Bel-Air pals


Will Smith has reunited with the cast from The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air – more than 20 years after the show ended its six-year run. Six members of the show posed for a photo, which was shared by Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton in the hit 90s US show. In the Instagram post, Ribeiro wrote: “Always amazing to spend an ...

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Turkey ‘spied’ on opponents in Germany


German Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere has said Turkey will not be allowed to spy on Turks living in Germany. Reports say the head of Turkey’s intelligence service handed a list of people suspected of opposition sympathies to his German counterpart. The list is said to include surveillance photos and personal data. Germany and other EU states have banned local ...

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South Sudan, Comoros advance in qualifying


South Sudan and Comoros booked their places in the group stage of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a aggregate victories. South Sudan thrashed Djibouti 6-0 in Juba on Tuesday to overturn a first leg deficit and win 6-2 overall. It means South Sudan progress to play in Group C with Mali, Gabon and Burundi. Earlier on ...

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18 year-old boy arrested for trafficking in heroin


The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested an 18 year-old boy of Lusaka for trafficking in heroin. Commission public relations officer Theresa Katongo says the 18 year-old boy of Mandevu Township in Lusaka has been arrested for trafficking in 25 sachets of heroin. Ms Katongo says also arrested and jointly charged is Steven Ngoma, 25, Patrick Miti, 27, and John Sinkala, ...

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Police commend seemingly drunk Chilanga officer

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo - Picture by Albert Mpezeni

The Police command has commended the seemingly drunk Police officer who had an altercation with Mazabuka central Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo at Petroda filling station in Chilanga, for the discipline and restraint he displayed under extreme provocation. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has since warned members of the public against attacking Police officers while carryout their official duties. Ms Katongo ...

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Matibini advises against personal fights in Parliament

SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini

Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has advised Members of Parliament to desist from using the house as a forum for party and personal fights at the expense of matters of national importance affecting the Zambian people. In a ruling in which he ruled Presidential Affairs Minister Freedom Sikazwe out of order for using offensive language against Mazabuka central ...

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Police block UPND Chainama media briefing

ZP urged to be a 'service'

Police in Lusaka this morning stopped the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) from holding their media briefing at Chainama Hotel in Lusaka because they did not have a permit for such a public gathering. Police in full riot gear blocked the entrance to the hotel premises stopping anyone from going in. This left the opposition party with no ...

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ZRCS records 107 asylum seekers in March

Zambia Recross logo

The Zambia Red Cross Society says it has this month recorded a total of 107 asylum seekers in need of humanitarian assistance through the northern transitory border posts of Chiengi, Kaputa, Mpulungu and Nsumbu. ZRCS Public Relations Manager Bruce Mulenga says this brings the total number of asylum seekers to 588. He adds that among the latest arrival of asylum ...

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ZNBC workers stage sit-in protest


Unionized ZNBC workers have staged a sit-in protest over delayed payment of their salaries. A QTV News crew that rushed to Mass Media Complex this morning found the protesting workers outside their offices. Speaking on behalf of the workers, Zambia Union of Broadcasters and other Information Disseminators (ZUBID) President Chomba Yumbe said the workers are now fade up with management. ...

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Zamtel exceeds 1.5 million subscribers


Zamtel has announced that it has exceeded 1.5 million customers and is now chasing the 2 millionth customer-milestone before the end of 2017. Acting Chief Executive Officer Sydney Mupeta has since thanked Zamtel customers, both old and new, for being a part of this success story by using the network on a daily basis for their communication needs. Mr Mupeta ...

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