Daily Archives: November 6, 2017

A Chipata man attempts to strangle his six-month-old baby to death

A Chipata man attempts to strangle his six-month-old baby to death

A 25-year-old man has been slapped with a two weeks community service at Madzimawe rural health centre plus one week counseling for attempting to strangle his six-month-old baby to death, and engaging in domestic violence by the Madzimawe gender based violence secretariat in Chief Madzimawe’s chiefdom in Chipata district. Confirming the development to Q-News, Senior Chief Madzimawe of the Ngoni ...

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RPA implore Mines to develop radiation management plans

RPA Chief Executive Officer Boster Siwila

The Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) has implored all mining companies in the country to develop radiation management plans to strengthen radiation protection for their WORKERS. RPA Chief Executive Officer Boster Siwila tells Q-News that the Authority’s inspectors are on the ground to ensure there is compliance by the mines. He says the authority is aware that mines are using nuclear ...

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Immigration Department advises Zambians to report ‘corruption officers’ to ACC

Immigration Department Logo

The Immigration Department has encouraged Zambians to take it upon themselves to report immigration officers who take bribes to facilitate the obtaining of certain documents. This comes in the wake of claims by Nigerian Pastor Austin Ebosele that his deportation is as a result of his refusal to pay a K30, 000 bribe to a named official. Immigration Department Spokesperson ...

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Chief Justice urged to probe ConCourt Judges

Movement President Enock Tonga

The Third Liberation Movement has written to Chief Justice Ireen Mambilima asking her to urgently consider establishing a commission of Inquiry to probe perceived erring Constitutional Court Judges. Movement President Enock Tonga says this is in view of President Edgar Lungu’s recent statement appearing to suggest that some Constitutional Court Judges want to bring about the breakdown of law and ...

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Mugabe sacks ‘disloyal’ vice-president

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe sacks "disloyal" vice-president

Zimbabwe’s Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post, the country’s information minister says. Mr Mnangagwa, 75, displayed “traits of disloyalty”, Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo said. His removal makes it more likely that President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace will follow in her husband’s footsteps as leader of Zimbabwe. She had earlier called on her husband to remove his ...

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West Ham sack manager Bilic

West Ham sacked manager Slaven Bilic

West Ham sacked manager Slaven Bilic on Monday after a poor run of results that have left the club languishing in the Premier League’s relegation zone. The club announced the departure of the Croatian, appointed in June 2015, following a chastening 4-1 loss to Liverpool at the London Stadium on Saturday that leaves them 18th in the table and facing ...

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Foreign based players troop in for Cameroon clash

Chipolopolo Boys training

South Africa based Chipolopolo players have joined camp ahead of Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup final match against Cameroun in Ndola. Coach Wedson Nyirenda has summoned his best squad despite the match being a formality to give players more time with each other and end the year on a high. Skipper Kennedy Mweene, Justin Shonga, Brian Mwila, Lewis Macha ...

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Sutherland Springs: Men chased Texas church shooting suspect

A candlelit vigil was held for victims of the shooting in Sutherland Springs

Two men are being hailed as heroes for pursuing the gunman suspected of killing at least 26 people at a Texas church. Johnnie Langendorff told local media he had chased the gunman after seeing “two men exchanging gunfire”. “The shooter… fled in his vehicle, the other gentleman came and said we need to pursue him,” he said. The attack happened ...

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World Bank nods Zambia’s doing business strides


Government has pledged to continue with reforms aimed at making it easier for the private sector to conduct business, despite Zambia being one of the ten economies showing the most notable improvement in doing business. Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary Kayula Siame said this during a joint press briefing with visiting World Bank Group Manager-Doing Business Unit ...

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