LCC Demolishes Buildings

The Lusaka City Council has started demolishing illegal structures built around the Bombay drainage with three buildings razed so far. Council public relations manager George Sichimba said the exercise started on Saturday and the local authority will ensure that all structures illegally built around the drainage are demolished. Mr Sichimba said in a statement yesterday […]

Kambwili’s Mouth Affecting His Business- Lungu

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he did not reconcile with National Democratic Congress (NDC) leader Chishimba Kambwili because there was nothing to reconcile about in the first place. He said this when he addressed over 200 journalists at State House yesterday in what was his first media conference in over two years. On October 28, during […]

UNZA Student Invents Asthma Preventive Spray

UNZA Student Invents Asthma Preventive Spray

A 20-YEAR-OLD University of Zambia (UNZA) fourth-year pharmacy student has developed a body spray which can be used to prevent attacks on asthmatic and hypertensive patients. Florence Mulenga said in an interview yesterday that she was compelled to come up with the body spray because of her asthmatic condition. “There was a science competition countrywide […]

CBU Don Suspected Killer Appears In Court

CBU Don Suspected Killer Appears In Court

A SUSPECT in the murder of Copperbelt University lecturer Maximillan Mainza yesterday appeared in the Kitwe Magistrate’s Court for explanation of charges. Chiluba Mwale, 25, a resident of Nkana East, who is a landlord and a phone repairer, appeared before magistrate Kapinda Chipamo where three charges of murder, aggravated robbery and rape were read to […]

Injured Albino Girl In Stable Condition

Injured Albino Girl In Stable Condition

DOROTHY Mulenga, the seven-year-old albino girl of Mutupa farm who had her arm chopped off and her hair pulled out by unknown people, is conscious and responding well to treatment. The grade one pupil of Mutupa Community School is receiving treatment at Kitwe Teaching Hospital. She was abducted on Tuesday around 24:00 hours by three […]

Now Apex Sues Students

Now Apex Sues Students

The Lusaka Apex University has denied ever employing a lecturer accused of making sexual advances towards two female students while promising to make them pass examinations. The University has further counter sued the same students in the Lusaka High Court, demanding damages for loss of reputation, as well as, an apology and retraction of the […]

3 Suspects Nabbed Over 17-Yr-Old Female Rape

3 Suspects Nabbed Over 17-Yr-Old Female Rape

A 17-year-old female juvenile has been raped in Chikankata of Southern Province and Police have apprehended three people in connection with the alleged crime. The rape incident happened on November 3 around 11:00 hours when the victim and her two brothers aged 19 and 10 respectively went to Gumba area to pick fruits known as […]

Proflight Airlifts Orphan Elephant To Safety

Proflight Airlifts Orphan Elephant To Safety

IN echoes of the newly released Hollywood blockbuster movie Holiday in the Wild, which is set in Zambia, Proflight, Game Rangers International (GRI) and Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) have rescued an orphaned baby elephant. The elephant was airlifted to safety in Proflight’s 56-seat Dash 8 aircraft, flying from Mfuwe to Lusaka with […]

RTSA Reduces Licence Issuance Time

RTSA Reduces Licence Issuance Time

THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has reduced the time taken by people to obtain driving licences from days to minutes following the upgrade of its system. Acting RTSA board chairperson Cornelius Chipoma says the agency now only takes 20 minutes to issue licences to clients, unlike in the past when the process took […]