Mpezeni Orders Arrest Of Half-Naked Dancers

Mpezeni Orders Arrest Of Half-Naked Dancers

Paramount  Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people of Eastern Province has urged police to arrest anyone who will show up for this year’s Nc’wala traditional ceremony with exposed private parts. The traditional ruler’s call comes barely a week after he decreed that no women will be allowed to do the mgubo dance with their breasts […]

Police In Mansa Blocks UPPZ Leader From Visiting Chiefs

l   UPPZ President Charles Chanda has expressed disappointment over the PF government’ move to instruct police in Mansa to bar him from visiting the chiefs and the people in Mansa Luapula province on Monday and Tuesday. Mr Chanda was warned against meeting anyone Mansa beside having served the police with a notice on time […]

Arrest All illegal Miners, Police Ordered

Arrest All illegal Miners, Police Ordered

ALL illegal miners should immediately be arrested to curb increased smuggling of precious minerals such as tin and emeralds out of the country, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Richard Musukwa has directed. Mr Musukwa said in an interview in Lusaka yesterday that he instructed the police to make the arrests as illegal mining was depriving […]

Over 3 Million Farmers To Benefit From $137m UNDP Support

Over 3 Million Farmers To Benefit From $137m UNDP Support

Three million smallholder farmers are expected to benefit from the US $137 million through support for risks associated to climate change from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this year. Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo said the UNDP project supports Government’s efforts of enhancing resilience of vulnerable populations in rural areas. During the launch of […]

Dad Wants Son Adopted, ‘I Have Failed To Look After My Son’, He Says

Dad Wants Son Adopted, ‘I Have Failed To Look After My Son’, He Says

A jobless 34-year-old man of Lusaka’s Kaunda Square township is seeking the adoption of his six-year-old son, whom he says he cannot look after because he has no means. Emmanuel Malunga, whose wife died last year, wants an orphanage to take over looking after his malnourished son, who has been in his care since his […]

Govt Seeks K57.2bn To Drive Economy

GOVERNMENT is targeting to mobilise K57.2 billion from Zambia’s cooperating partners to effectively implement programmes outlined in the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) for the benefit of citizens. Minister of National Development Planning Alexander Chiteme said in an interview that Government is working with various cooperating partners to effectively implement all development programmes. Mr Chiteme […]

Sesheke Cops retired

Sesheke  Cops retired

Four police officers in Sesheke, among them senior superintendent Shapa Wakunguma, have been retired in national interest for unprofessional conduct during the just-ended parliamentary by-election. Those are retired Mr Wakunguma, who is Sesheke police officer commanding, and his deputy Fleming Chilongo. Others are assistant officerin-charge Boniface Lengwe and constable Frederick Mukela. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo […]