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MNT cautions against disrespecting Republican Presidency

Newly formed political party, Movement for National Transformation (MNT) has cautioned against any acts of disrespect to the Country’s Republican Presidency. MNT leader Daniel Shimunza says his party is not in support of anyone or any political party that disrespects the office of the Republican President. Mr. Shimunza says the office of the Republican President is there to protect the ...

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Chadiza man strangles 35 yr old ex-wife to death

chadiza

A 35 years old woman of Chief Mwangala’s area in Chadiza District of Eastern Province has been strangled to death by her ex-husband. Malesi Banda is reported to have been murdered by her ex-husband on April 21, 2017. The body of the deceased was founded 500 meters from her house along a footpath to a maize field on around 17:00hrs. ...

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Kwimi Trades lecturer arrested for Defilement

A 30 years old lecturer of Ukwimi Trades and Vocational Training Institute in Petauke District of Eastern Province has been arrested for defiling a 15 years old girl. Eastern Province Police Commissioner Alex Chilufya has confirmed that the name of the victim as Edina Mwanza and that the alleged defiler is Jabes Mushanga. Mr. Chilufya says Mr. Mushanga committed the ...

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Saunders challenges ZP to explain alleged robbery at HH’s home

Dante Saunders

The Zambia Police has been challenged to tell the nation whether or not the alleged robbery that took place at UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema’s residence during his recent arrest was justified. UPND member Dante Saunders says he personally agrees with the assertion that the alleged stealing of Mr. Hichilema’s belongings during his arrest amounted to aggravated robbery. Mr. Saunders has ...

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Harrington urges inquiry into Livingstone accident involving presidential motorcade

BNFA First Trustee William Harrington

Former Transport and Communication Minister William Harrington has called for a thorough investigation into the Livingstone accident that involved the presidential motorcade. Mr. Harrington says Zambians want to know the circumstances that led to one of the motorbikes of the presidential motorcade hitting into an incoming police vehicle. In an interview with QTV News Mr. Harrington has expressed concern that ...

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President Lungu commissions Matero Hospital

President Edgar Lungu

  President Edgar Lungu has officially commissioned the first ever first level maternal hospital in Lusaka’s Matero Township. And President Lungu expressed delight that the upgraded Matero hospital has helped to reduce referrals to the higher hospitals since 2016 when it became operational. Speaking at the official commissioning of the hospital President Lungu noted that the number of people being ...

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Zambia has not lost any democratic credentials – PF

Frank Bwalya PF Deputy Spokesperson

The ruling PF has charged that it is impossible in a Democratic Country like Zambia for a citizen to be arrested for holding divergent views. PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya says his party is not aware of any citizen in Zambia who has been arrested by the Police for criticizing government in the last 6 years. Mr. Bwalya says if ...

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Ministry of Works engineer arrested for corruption

ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested an Engineer in the Ministry of Works and Supply for corrupt practices. Rabbis Musa Mukonta aged 59 of House number 3 Fiera Court Northmead Lusaka has been charged with one count of abuse of authority of office contrary to section 99 (1) of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia. Details ...

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Proposal to hike electricity tariffs is justified- Mabumba

Mabumba David

Energy Minister David Mabumba has maintained that the proposal by the Zesco to adjust electricity tariffs by 75% is justified Speaking in Chipata, Mr. Mabumba has explained that Zesco is having many challenges to deliver its services due to lack of finances to expand power degeneration and supply in the Country. Mr. Mabumba says this is mainly because of low ...

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Lungu asked to fire Siavonga DC Kanyama

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama

UPND Siavonga Member of Parliament Darius Mulunda has called on President Edgar Lungu to consider removing Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama who he has accused of issuing divisive alarming statements. Mr. Mulunda has Mr. Kanyama of issuing alarming statements to the effect that Siavonga District is on fire following the arrest of UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema, when this is not ...

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