Kambwili Visits Chishimba At Police Cells, Both Weep Uncontrollably

Kambwili Visits Chishimba At Police Cells, Both Weep Uncontrollably

CHISHIMBA Kambwili and incarcerated UPP president Saviour Chishimba today wept uncontrollably at Woodlands Police Station when the former information minister went to visit the controversial opposition leader. And Chishimba says he should not be made to suffer just because President Edgar Lungu is in State House. Kambwili, who arrived at Woodlands Police Station around 11:30 […]

Chipata Man Gets 2 years For Burglary And Theft

Chipata Man Gets 2 years For Burglary And Theft

THE Chipata Magistrates’ Court has jailed a 26-year-old man of Referendum compound 24 months for burglary and theft. And a Drug Enforcement Commission officer yesterday narrated how he arrested three people who were trafficking in psychotropic substances at Chipata’s St Anne’s cemetery. Chipata resident magistrate Boniface Mwala convicted and jailed Offman Zulu after he pleaded […]

Injured Miner Sues FQM For Damages

Injured Miner Sues FQM For Damages

AN injured First Quantum Mining & Operations Limited truck operator has sued his employer claiming damages for personal injury resulting from negligence. Ezra Kasansu in his statement of claim filed in the Lusaka High Court submitted that he was employed at FQM in June 2012 as a truck operator through a written covenant. Kasansu stated, […]

UPND Team Fixes Chishimba’s Flooded Cell

UPND Team Fixes Chishimba’s Flooded Cell

GARRY Nkombo says the inhumane condition that detainees at Lusaka’s Woodlands police station are subjected to is heart breaking. On Friday evening, Nkombo, who went to the police station to visit incarcerated UPP leader Saviour Chishimba, found that part of his holding cell had been flooded due to a plumbing problem. He narrated that he […]

Dozing Contest? Zuma, Lungu Struggle To Stay Awake At Show

Dozing Contest? Zuma, Lungu Struggle To Stay Awake At Show

SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu yesterday afternoon struggled to stay awake during the presentation of speeches at the official opening of the Lusaka Agricultural and Commercial Show. The two heads of state, seemingly exhausted from the morning tour of stands, could not wait for the afternoon event to end […]

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

A search is under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base, President Nicolás Maduro says. The assault in the north-western city of Valencia was carried out by 20 people, he said. Two were killed, one was injured and seven were arrested. Earlier, a video posted […]

Calm Before The Kenyan Election Storm

Calm Before The Kenyan Election Storm

Kenya is holding its breath as the blaring speakers of the election campaign cars finally fall silent ahead of Tuesday’s vote. Ten years ago there was terrible post-election ethnic violence in the country, which nobody here wants to see repeated. But with opinion polls predicting a very close race between incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta and […]

First Year of President Lungu’s 5-Year Mandate Challenging- Ng’oma

First Year of President Lungu’s 5-Year Mandate Challenging- Ng’oma

Political ANALYST Dr. Alex Ng’oma has described as challenging the first year of President Edgar Lungu’s 5-year mandate. Dr. Ng’oma says it is challenging in the sense that President Lungu has been in office at time the country politically polarized. Dr. Ng’oma, who is also a University of Zambia (UNZA) Political Science Lecturer, has however, […]

Zambia Shoots Blanks At Ethiopia

Zambia Shoots Blanks At Ethiopia

Zambia has been held to a goalless draw by Ethiopia in an international friendly match played at Woodlands stadium in Lusaka. The two teams were using the friendly to prepare for their respective African Nations Championship -CHAN- final round qualifiers. Zambia tackles South Africa next weekend in the final round first-leg qualifier away in East […]