Box of Tomatoes Hits K10

Box of Tomatoes Hits K10

Dear Editor, In as much as we claim to diversify business into agriculture, as a country we have not invested into value addition. This is happening in Solwezi right now, a box of tomatoes selling as low as K10. Look at the huge loss incurred by our farmers, yet the country has continued to import […]

Pay Local Contractors and Suppliers of Goods, Demands HH

Pay Local Contractors and Suppliers of Goods, Demands HH

Opposition United Party for National Development leader, Hakainde Hichilema has called on the Patriotic Front government to immediately pay local contractors and suppliers of goods and services as opposed to giving preference to foreign firms. Mr. Hichilema says he is aware that local contractors and suppliers of goods and services have not been paid their […]

I Stole Underwear Because I Didn’t Have Any, Lusaka Man Tells Court

I Stole Underwear Because I Didn’t Have Any, Lusaka Man Tells Court

A 23-year-old man of Lusaka’s Chipata Compound has admitted in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court that he stole three pairs of underwear from Shoprite Zambia Limited valued at K79.99 because he didn’t have any under-garments at the time of the theft. And a 35-year-old teacher of Lusaka’s Marrapodi area has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court […]

Dora Says Govt Doesnt Need Parley Approval for Acquiring Loans

Dora Says Govt Doesnt Need Parley Approval for Acquiring Loans

Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says government does not need Parliament’s approval to acquire loans because the Republican Constitution contains lacunas on clearly defining the Legislature’s role compared to the Executive. And Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile says the Northern Province Expo has already attracted investments, notably from Chinese and Indian nationals who intend to […]

19-Year-Old Jailed 1 year for Stealing Pairs Of Trousers

19-Year-Old Jailed 1 year for Stealing Pairs Of Trousers

A 19-year-old man of Lusaka will spend the next year in jail for stealing four pairs of trousers while another man risks going in for stealing three pairs of underwear in Shoprite stores. Magistrate Felix Kaoma yesterday sent Thomas Tembo to jail after pleading guilty to stealing four pairs of trousers valued at K550. Tembo […]

Student Gets Jailed 4 Years For Car Racing

Student Gets Jailed 4 Years For Car Racing

The Lusaka High Court has sentenced a 22-year-old student to four years imprisonment with hard labour for causing the death of four people during a car race on Kafue Road. Judge Catherine Phiri convicted Simon Adhanon after the State proved its case. The court heard that Adhanon was over-speeding in what appeared to be a […]

Lecturers Disappoint Luo, Government Did Not Employ Them To Destroy Fabric Of The Education Sector-She Says

Lecturers Disappoint Luo, Government Did Not Employ Them To Destroy Fabric Of The Education Sector-She Says

Minister  of Higher Education Nkandu Luo is disappointed with lecturers at the University of Zambia (UNZA) and the Copperbelt University (CBU) for allegedly destroying the fabric of education in the country through work stoppages. Speaking during the Zambia Catholic University seventh graduation ceremony on Saturday, Professor Luo said lecturers at the two institutions have the […]

Pastor Denies Defiling 15-Year-Old Girl

Pastor Denies Defiling 15-Year-Old Girl

  A 51-year-old pastor of Lusaka has pleaded not guilty to defiling a 15-year-old girl. In this case, Davies Banda of Chudleigh area is charged with defilement of a child. Particulars of the offence are that on November 11 last year, Banda had unlawful carnal knowledge of a child under the age of 16. Banda […]

Wife Narrates How She Found Her Husband Committing Adultery With His Brother’s Wife

Wife Narrates How She Found Her Husband Committing Adultery With His Brother’s Wife

A woman of Mansa has narrated before the local court how she found her husband committing adultery with his brother’s wife. This was heard in a case in which Bwalya Ponde sued her husband, Paul Musonda for divorce due to desertion. Ponde told senior local court magistrate Leorntina Zaloumis sitting with magistrate Margaret Sankalimba that […]

Wife Impregnated By Lover

Wife Impregnated By Lover

A twenty-eight-year-old wife of Kitwe has been dragged to court for divorce by her husband of 11 years after being impregnated by her lover. Clifford Mwamba, 34, sued Beatrice Mubanga for divorce on grounds that she has been having an extra marital affair. Mwamba told the court that the two got married in 2007 and […]

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