Green Party To Sue The State Over Black Mountain Accident

Green Party To Sue The State Over Black Mountain Accident

The Opposition Green Party has threatened to sue the state over the Black Mountain accident in Kitwe in which 10 people died after part of the slug dump collapsed on them. Party president Peter Sinkamba feels the cause of death and injury was to the victims was a direct consequence of negligence statutory duty on […]

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has expressed shock and disappointment at Mines Minister Richard Musukwa’s reference to those who died in the black mountain accident in Kitwe as scavengers and illegal miners. FDD Chairperson for labour Yotam Mtayachalo says the statement is highly irresponsible, unacceptable and immoral, further urging the Minister to withdraw […]

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

The car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning of a lack of clarity over Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. BMW makes the Mini and Rolls Royce and employs about 8,000 people in the UK. Earlier, Airbus, which employs 14,000 people in the […]

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

TWO Kitwe men have died in an accident on the Kitwe-Ndola dual carriageway. Copperbelt Province police commissioner Charity Katanga in an interview said the two men were hit by a Hilux registration BAG 8752 at Moba hotel junction and died upon arrival at Kitwe Teaching Hospital. “We have received information that there was a fatal […]

Minister of Mines Musukwa Rubbishes Resignation Calls

Minister of Mines Musukwa Rubbishes Resignation Calls

Mines and Mineral Development Minister, Richard Musukwa says he will not resign over the black mountain tragic accident in which at least 10 small scale miners commonly known as jerabos died after part of the copper slug dump collapsed and buried them alive. There have been calls for the minister to resign after he recently […]

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a baby girl. Ms Ardern shared a photo of her and partner Clarke Gayford with their daughter on Instagram on Thursday afternoon. She captioned the image: “Welcome to our village wee one.” She said the baby arrived at 4:45pm (local time), weighing 3.31kg. “Thank you […]

Zambia Currently Hosts 73,000 Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Zambia Currently Hosts 73,000 Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Zambia currently hosts 73,000 refugees and asylum seekers, minister of home affairs Steven Kampyongo has disclosed. And the minister has disclosed that over 10,000 refugees have settled at the new Mantapala refugee resettlement in Kawambwa district. Speaking during the commemoration of the World Refugee Day in Lusaka, Mr. Kampyongo says government will continue providing support […]

Mulongoti: Lungu Busy Global Trotting Because Its ‘Too Hot’ For Him In Zambia

Mulongoti: Lungu Busy Global Trotting Because Its ‘Too Hot’ For Him In Zambia

MIKE Mulongoti says President Edgar Lungu is busy visiting other countries because Zambia is too ‘hot’ for him. Mulongoti said in an interview yesterday that President Lungu was mismanaging himself. President Lungu’s three-day visit to Kenya was purely private and not on invitation by his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, it has been established. President Lungu […]

Govt Collects K2.2 Billion In Toll Fees Since 2013

Govt Collects K2.2 Billion In Toll Fees Since 2013

FINANCE minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says road tolling is one of the most successful programmes implemented by the PF government and has disclosed that the initiative, since inception in 2013 to date, has raised a total of K2.2 billion. In a speech read on her behalf by Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba during the official […]

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