I Didn’t Assault My wife Says MP

I Didn’t Assault My wife Says MP

CHIFUBU Member of Parliament Frank Ng’ambi has pleaded not guilty to assaulting his wife. This is in a case Ng’ambi is charged with assault. Particulars of the offence are that Ng’ambi, 58, on June 7, this year, in Ndola, assaulted Agnes Ng’ambi. When the matter came up yesterday for plea before Ndola Resident Magistrate Chinga […]

Statements Of Results To Be Accessed Electronically- ECZ

Statements Of Results To Be Accessed Electronically- ECZ

THE Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) will no longer spend K4 million on the printing of statements of results because the document will now be accessed electronically. And ECZ will now award the status of examination centres to all schools recognised by the Ministry of General Education. Addressing journalists in Lusaka yesterday, ECZ director Michael […]

Firms Invited To Resume KCM Business

Firms Invited To Resume KCM Business

Copperbelt Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has urged companies which supply copper concentrates to Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) to resume business with the mine. Mr Mwakalombe yesterday held a meeting with management at KCM where he was assured that the smelter is operating effectively and is not affected by the contaminated diesel. “Those who supply the mine […]

Pregnant Woman Jailed 5 Years For ‘Frying’ Child

Pregnant Woman Jailed 5 Years For ‘Frying’ Child

The Livingstone Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 30-yearold mother to five years simple imprisonment for dipping her daughter’s hand in hot cooking oil for getting a 50 ngwee coin. This is in a case Catherine Kapeshi, a stone crusher, of Ngwenya Township in Livingstone is charged with assault on a child. On June 3, this […]

Pamela Nowhere To Be Seen

LAW enforcement agencies have made no headway five days after a Barclays Bank employee, Pamela Gondwe vanished into thin air with US$400,000 (about K5.3 million). Some sources spoken to from security wings said the incident was reported on Monday but no information leading to the arrest of Ms Gondwe has come up yet. And Bankers […]

State House Officer Disown Suspect

State House Officer Disown Suspect

A State witness from State House has denied having assigned a Patriotic Front supporter to organise fuel for President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade. Davies Simwanza who is in charge of facilitating the movement of President Edgar Lungu says he does not send any other person to organise fuel for President Lungu’s motorcade. In this matter Japhet […]

Zambian Social Media Users React To Reports To FIC Report

Zambian Social Media Users React To Reports To FIC Report

A few days ago it was reported that President Edgar Lungu and the Drug Enforcement Commission had denied receiving detailed reports from the Financial Intelligence Centre. Reports that have FIC citing K6.1 billion worth of transactions to be either money laundering or tax evasion. As back & forth statements continued being exchanged by various stakeholders […]

Family Escapes Fire In SA

A ZAMBIAN family of six living in South Africa has escaped death after their house was gutted. The family living in Edenvale East Rand, Gauteng Province, cheated death when the house caught fire that spread from the fireplace in the sitting room. This is according to a statement issued yesterday by first secretary for press […]

Southern Province Tops Teen Pregnancies

Southern Province  Tops Teen Pregnancies

Southern  Province has the highest number of teenage pregnancies at 43 percent with Lusaka being the lowest at 15 percent, according to the 2018 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS) report. The report states that rural teenagers tend to start childbearing earlier than those in urban settings. The ZDHS states that overall, 29 percent of […]