Kabimba Shames PF Over Dismissal of Sesheke Cops After Poll Defeat

Kabimba Shames PF Over Dismissal of Sesheke Cops After Poll Defeat

The PF must feel extremely ashamed that the best way to handle defeat is by firing innocent police officers, says Rainbow Party leader Wynter Kabimba. And Kabimba says it is shameful to have a corruption-accused minister showing up at court with cadres and body guards like he has just landed from heaven with a message […]

UPND Walk Out Over Corrupt Minister Chitotela

UPND Walk Out Over Corrupt Minister Chitotela

HAKAINDE Hichilema has asked President Edgar Lungu to immediately remove his infrastructure development minister Ronald Chitotela from government to allow for fair prosecution and adjudication of the corruption charges levelled against him. Meanwhile, UPND members of parliament, Roan PF’s Chishimba Kambwili and an independent legislator, yesterday walked out of parliament in protest against Chitotela’s continued […]

Over 3 Million Farmers To Benefit From $137m UNDP Support

Over 3 Million Farmers To Benefit From $137m UNDP Support

Three million smallholder farmers are expected to benefit from the US $137 million through support for risks associated to climate change from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this year. Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo said the UNDP project supports Government’s efforts of enhancing resilience of vulnerable populations in rural areas. During the launch of […]

Court Thief Gets 9 Years With Hard Labour

Court Thief Gets 9 Years With Hard Labour

A 40-year-old unemployed man of Chipata Township who burgled an office at the Lusaka Magistrate’s complex has been jailed for nine-years with hard labour. On January 25 this year, Derrick Chipungu sneaked into the senior clerk’s office, where he stole two cellular phones, two pairs of shoes and K16,026. Chipungu was later arrested and charged […]

Flush Ghost Workers Out Of Payroll – Mwanakatwe

Flush Ghost Workers Out Of Payroll – Mwanakatwe

Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe has directed that ghost and absentee workers be eliminated from Government’s payroll. She has tasked Accountant General Dick Sichembe and controller of internal audit Joyce Sundano to work with Cabinet Office and other relevant institutions to “ensure that the entire payroll is cleaned up”. Mrs Mwankatwe said Government only needs […]

ZANACO, ZESCO Fail to Shake Net

ZANACO, ZESCO Fail to Shake Net

FOR the first time this season, leaders Zanaco yesterday failed to shake the net when they battled to a barren draw with champions Zesco United in an evenly contested Super Division Stream A Week Four encounter. Both Zanaco coach Mumamba Numba and his Zesco counterpart George Lwandamina were satisfied with the result.

Wife Inspects Hubby’s Underwear After Work

Wife Inspects Hubby’s Underwear After Work

A HUSBAND of Bulangililo township in Kitwe has testified before the local court how his wife inspects his underwear every time he knocks off from work. Henry Mwape told the Bulangililo local court that his wife is a jealous woman who always looks out for stains on his underwear. Henry was testifying in a case […]

Cheating Wife Draws Time-Table to Sleep With Husband

Cheating Wife Draws Time-Table to Sleep With Husband

A 35-year-old man of Zambia Compound alleged before the Garneton local court last week that he found his wife, who had drawn up a time-table to sleep with him, committing adultery with her lover in their bedroom. Testifying in a case where he sued his wife, Angela Zimba, 27, for divorce, Phillip Kabwe told the […]

Grandmothers Murderers to Hang

Grandmothers Murderers to Hang

TWO men of Serenje have been separately sentenced to death by hanging for the brutal murder of their grandmothers on suspicion that they were witches. The convicts are Mathews Mwansa, 22, and Elude Nkundu, 26. Mwansa killed his 81-year-old grandmother Sofia Kalunga on May 18, 2018 using a handle of an axe after accusing her […]

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 […]