The alleged offences were committed between March and June last year. When the matter came up for beginning of trial yesterday before Magistrate Faides Hamaundu, the pupils testified that Munyinya allegedly used to give them K2 to buy popcorn. The children told the court that after giving them money, the suspect would ask them to […]
Chilufya Explains Why He Made Changes At HPCZ, ‘HPCZ Would Close A Mission Hospital Over A Fire Extinguisher’
Government was compelled to implement administrative changes at the Health Professional Council of Zambia [HPCZ] because of alleged unethical conduct of some officials in the running of the institution, Minister of Health Chitalu has said. On Wednesday, Dr Chilufya removed Sekelani Banda from the position of board chairperson of HPCZ and replaced him with Ministry […]
Grandmother of Richard Zulu, the three-year-old boy who was embedded with 44 needles, Alice Shawa says the police should compel the child’s mother to reveal the person who allegedly implanted the sharp instruments in the toddler’s body. Richard’s mother, Rosemary Jere, said she wants the police to ensure that the person who embedded the needles […]
PRESS RELEASE As it conducts tests on them to ascertain the content before allowing the trucks to transit to a neighboring country LUSAKA, ZAMBIA-The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) last week halted the transiting of grains suspected to contain genetically modified organisms from a neighboring country. The Authority collected samples and subjected them to laboratory […]
Loveness Mwale, wife of Edwin Kabasiya, the police officer who allegedly shot and killed his colleague, was on Wednesday night brought back to Lusaka from Mongu, and has reunited with her family. Police officers picked up Ms Mwale last week to help them with investigations on the whereabouts of constable Kabasiya, who has been on […]
ADMINISTRATORS of late Minister of Gender Victoria Kalima’s estates have asked the High Court to allow them to sell some of her assets to enable them to settle the debt she left. Mutiyo Kalima and Alice Kalima have filed an application in the Lusaka High Court to sell some of Ms Kalima’s properties.
THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has been advised to scrap the US$1,000 limit for individuals transacting in foreign currency following the introduction of the monitoring system to curb money laundering. Currently, the central bank restricts an individual to transact in foreign exchange amounting to US$1,000 per day.
FORMER Vice-President Nevers Mumba has urged members of the Mumbai Chamber of Commerce in India to invest in Zambia. Dr Mumba, who is in India at the invitation of the Mumbai Chamber of Commerce, said when he addressed members of the business organisation that former Presidents and Vice- Presidents will always remain ambassadors of their […]
A catholic deacon and a sister died on the spot in a road traffic accident on the Solwezi-Zambezi road in North-Western Province. North-Western Province Commissioner of Police Hudson Namachila in a statement yesterday said the accident happened on Tuesday at 18:30 hours in Nyasonso area in Mufumbwe district. Mr Namachila identified the deceased as Anthony […]
Mines minister Richard Musukwa has directed Nkana Alloy and Chapamo the two companies conducting operations at the black mountain in Kitwe to immediately resolve and respect the boundaries. Mr. Musukwa says the technical team at the ministry of mines will on Monday conduct a survey and put beacons that will distinctively separate the two sides. […]