Man Kills 5 After Being Sacked at Company

Man Kills 5 After Being Sacked at Company

A man who was being fired from his job shot dead five people and injured several others at his workplace in the US state of Illinois, police say. The gunman was also killed during an exchange of fire with police officers. Five officers were shot and wounded. The shooting took place at a manufacturing company […]

Nigeria Poll Abandoned In Last Minute Drama

Nigeria Poll Abandoned In Last Minute Drama

Nigeria has delayed its presidential and parliamentary elections for a week, in a dramatic night-time move. The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible,” commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu said, citing logistical issues. […]

Night Police Patrols In Mtendere Elates Residents

Night Police Patrols In Mtendere Elates Residents

WE are happy that there are increased night patrols in our area, says a resident of Lusaka’s Mtendere Compound, Phillip Bwalya. Mr Bwalya told the Daily Nation yesterday that crime levels in the area had drastically reduced due to increased police patrols. Mr Bwalya noted that residents in the area were able to sleep peacefully […]

Kwacha Beams Up

Kwacha Beams Up

THE Kwacha has appreciated slightly against the dollar helped by inflows from corporates looking to meet their mid-month taxes amid subdued Energy importer demand in the local market. This is according to Barclays Bank Zambia daily market update. At 08:30 hours, the bank said, commercial banks quoted the local unit at K11.96/12.01 per dollar, compared […]

Nkana Host Eternal Rivals Power In Wusakile

Nkana Host Eternal Rivals Power In Wusakile

Two Kitwe giants Nkana and Power Dynamos on Saturday go head-to-head in the first installment of the big derby at Nkana Stadium in Wusakile. Pride is at stake as Nkana and Power meet in their fourth Pool B match of the transitional 2019 FAZ Super Division season. Nkana have posted one win and two draws […]

Access Bank, MTN Seal Pact

Access Bank, MTN Seal Pact

THE increase in the use of technology is an opportunity to drive the financial inclusion agenda, says Access Bank Zambia managing director Joana Bannerman. Ms Bannerman said this at the launch of a Mobile Banking Integration with MTN Mobile Money in Lusaka on Wednesday. She said Access partnership with MTN Mobile Money would enable bank […]

Danny Pule Drags Church ‘Rebels’ To Court

Danny Pule Drags Church ‘Rebels’ To Court

DUNAMIS Ministries Church Overseer Danny Pule has dragged a pastor and 18 ex-communicated members of his church to the Lusaka High Court seeking an order that their continued worshipping at his church is illegal. Dr Pule, who is also Christian Democratic Party leader and founder of Dunamis Ministries Limited, is demanding damages from the 19 […]

25 Zambians Deported From South Africa

25 Zambians Deported From South Africa

TWENTY-FIVE Zambian nationals have been deported from South Africa for various immigration offences. The 25 were deported following a round-up operation which was conducted by that country’s Ministry of Home Affairs and were later detained at Lindela Holding facilities in Krugersdorp West, Gauteng province. According to the information made available to the Zambia High Commission […]

Egypt Debates Bills that Could See Sisi Serve as President Until 2034

Egypt Debates Bills that Could See Sisi Serve as President Until 2034

(CNN) — Egypt’s parliament began debate Wednesday on constitutional amendments that would extend presidential terms from four to six years and could see current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi remain in office until 2034. The proposals would also grant Sisi more power over the judiciary and the military more control over the state. Egypt’s army played […]

30 Cops Convicted Of Corruption Says Minister Lubinda

30 Cops Convicted Of Corruption Says Minister Lubinda

THIRTY-NINE Zambia Police officers have been prosecuted between 2015- 2018 for engaging in corruptio related activities, acting Home Affairs Minister Given Lubinda has said. And Mr Lubinda said Government was dismayed by the recent Transparency International Corruption Perception Index which ranked Zambia Police as the most corrupt institution in Zambia. He said of the 39 […]

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