Police Stop JERABO Protest Against Lungus Unfulfilled Promise, Arrest 15

Police Stop JERABO Protest Against Lungus Unfulfilled Promise, Arrest 15

POLICE in Kitwe have arrested more than 15 small scale miners popularly known as Jerabos who wanted to protest President Edgar Lungu’s unfulfilled promise of giving them the black mountain. According to the Jerabos, yesterday when President Lungu arrived in Ndola, they were not given any chance to meet the head of state. However, the […]

Catalonia: Protests After Spain Detains Separatists

Catalonia: Protests After Spain Detains Separatists

Crowds have gathered in Barcelona to protest against the jailing of two leaders of the Catalan separatist movement. Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart are being held without bail while they are under investigation for sedition. The men were leading figures in the disputed 1 October independence vote, which Madrid has branded illegal. Spain’s Constitutional Court […]

Are Zambians On Fasting Or Hunger Strike ?

Are Zambians On Fasting Or Hunger Strike ?

By Theologian Jpc Ntuntu Nigerian Pastor, Dr Abel Damina once said, “fasting without prayer is a hunger strike. ” But I have come to realise that sometimes even fasting with prayer can end up being a hunger strike. Fasting and Prayer must be done in God’s way and according to His Word. According to Zechariah […]

Kenya Election Official Resigns, Saying Poll ‘Not Credible’

Kenya Election Official Resigns, Saying Poll ‘Not Credible’

A senior member of Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC) has resigned, saying the country is unable to hold credible elections next week. Roselyn Akombe said the IEBC was under political “siege”, unable to reach consensus or take any decisions. Now in the US, she told the BBC she had feared for her safety while in Kenya […]

Kitwe Council To Conduct Roll Call For Workers At Prayer Day

Kitwe Council To Conduct Roll Call For Workers At Prayer Day

ALL council employees who will not attend tomorrow’s national prayer event at Nkana Stadium will be dealt with, Kitwe town clerk Bornwell Luanga has warned. In a memorandum dated October 11, 2017 to all heads of departments and all employees of Kitwe City Council, Luanga said a roll call would be conducted at the stadium. […]

HH: Prayer For Some Politicians Mere Camouflage

HH: Prayer For Some Politicians Mere Camouflage

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema says while prayer is paramount in people’s lives, it is mere “camouflage” for some politicians to gather to pray while superintending over a cruel government. And Hichilema has observed that the sustained prevalence of nolle prosequis stems from the unprofessional conduct of the police in arresting innocent citizens. Meanwhile, party vice-president […]

Kariba Dam Wall Water Leakage Due To Worn Out Rubbers, Says Mbiriri

Kariba Dam Wall Water Leakage Due To Worn Out Rubbers, Says Mbiriri

ZAMBEZI River Authority co-chairperson Partson Mbiriri says the water leakage on the face of Kariba dam wall is a result of worn out rubbers along the spillway gates. For along time now, water has been leaking on the face of Kariba dam wall, with stakeholders in both Zambia and Zimbabwe questioning the strength of the […]

Police Flash Out HH, GBM Out Of Luanshya Town

Police Flash Out HH, GBM Out Of Luanshya Town

POLICE in Luanshya yesterday ordered UPND president Hakainde Hichilema, his vice Geoffrey Mwamba and other party officials to immediately leave the town after two opposition leaders’ seditious practice and unlawful assembly cases were discontinued through a nolle prosequi. The state has entered another nolle prosequi in matters where Hichilema and GBM were charged with unlawful […]

Govt Hikes Fuel Prices

Govt Hikes Fuel Prices

THE Energy Regulation Board has increased the retail fuel pump prices by K1. The increment is with immediate effect midnight today. ERB vice chairman Ng’ande Mwanajiti announced this at a media briefing in Lusaka. Petrol has been hiked from K11.67 to K12.97 while Diesel has been adjusted from K9.87 to K11.09. Kerosene has also been […]