60 year old Man Arrested for Murder In Siavonga

60 year old Man Arrested for Murder In Siavonga

Police in Siavonga District have arrested a 60-year old man for the murder of his 58-year old wife using a pounding stick. The suspect has been identified as Bernard Hamwiinga of Hakabija village in Chief Sinadambwe’s Chiefdom in Siavonga District who murdered his wife identified as Maggie Mafuta of the same village. Confirming the developmentto […]

ZESCO Defender to Miss Mbabane Tie

ZESCO Defender to Miss Mbabane Tie

Zesco United centre back, David Owino Odhiambo, will miss this Saturday’s CAF Champions League Group D match away to Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland due to thigh injury. The Kenyan international has failed to recover from the injury which also saw him miss last Saturday’s FAZ MTN Super Division match against Napsa Stars in Lusaka which […]

Report Details Sex Abuse by More Than 300 Catholic Priests ‘Catholic Church covered up child abuse..’

Report Details Sex Abuse by More Than 300 Catholic Priests ‘Catholic Church covered up child abuse..’

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. The grand jury says it believes the “real number” of abused children might be “in the thousands” since […]

Govt To Raise US$22 Million Annually from Internet Calls Tariff

Govt To Raise US$22 Million Annually from Internet Calls Tariff

Government has projected to raise US$ 22 million annually through the collection of the 30 ngwee tariff on internet calls. During its sitting on 13th August, 2018, Cabinet resolved to introduce a 30 Ngwee per day tariff on internet phone calls following an increase in its use at the expense of traditional phone calls. Transport […]

Zambia & Angola Waive-off VISA Requirement

Zambia & Angola Waive-off VISA Requirement

Zambia and Angola have formally waived-off the VISA requirement for citizens traveling between the two countries. This is a culmination of the signing of two VISA exemption agreements during a state visit to Zambia in May by Angolan president Joao Lourenco. The two agreements, one for diplomatic and official passport holders and another for ordinary […]

3.1 Million Zambians Test for HIV In 2018 So Far

3.1 Million Zambians Test for HIV In 2018 So Far

A total of 3.1 million people tested for HIV in the first and second quarters of 2018 representing a 20 percent increase from the 2.5 million people that tested during the same period in 2017. But Republican Vice President Inonge Wina says government is concerned that despite the figures recorded, people are still reluctant to […]

Zambia’s Unitary State Status Must Remain Intact – Banda

Zambia’s Unitary State Status Must Remain Intact – Banda

President Edgar Lungu has been called upon to ensure Zambia’s unitary state status remains intact. vlcsnap-6747-07-16-21h13m28s731Development Activist, Canisius Banda is urging President Lungu not to allow any province or region secede from the rest of the Country. Dr. Banda is of the view that regardless of any agreements that were signed in the past, Zambia […]

700 NGOs Have Registered Under Act of 2009

700 NGOs Have Registered Under Act of 2009

Community Development and Social Welfare Minister, Emerine Kabanshi has disclosed that more than 700 NGO’s have been registered under the contentious NGO Act of 2009. And Ms. Kabanshi has revealed that a new NGO has come from the United States that will help with the software to capture vulnerable children in Zambia. She SAYS the […]