Heart Surgeons Save 19 Children

Heart Surgeons Save 19 Children

THE lives of 19 children have been saved through successful heart operations done at the University Teaching Hospitals (UTH) last week. UTH cardiac surgeons partnered 24 specialists from Bambini Mission of Italy last week to operate on the children aged between one and 15 years. UTH cardiac surgeon Chileshe Mutema said in an interview yesterday […]

Two Indian Nationals Acquitted after Failure to Declare $466 At Mwami Border

Two Indian Nationals Acquitted after Failure to Declare $466 At Mwami Border

The Chipata Magistrate Court has released two Indian nationals, who were charged with failure to declare over 466 United States Dollars at Mwami Boarder, after finding them with no case to answer. Principal Resident Magistrate, Humphrey Chitalu, found Patel Ues Abid, 24 and Varagi Salim Yusuf, 42, with no case to answer in a ruling […]

Boss Defends Ritual Murder Suspect

Boss Defends Ritual Murder Suspect

A WITNESS has told the Lusaka High Court that a soldier, Elvis Nyanga, who is accused of being involved in the killing of seven people in Lusaka in 2016, was on duty when the crimes were committed. Colonel Elias Zulu, 45, from the Zambia Army headquarters in Lusaka, told the court that Nyanga was working […]

Dad Impregnated Me, Testifies Girl, 16

Dad Impregnated Me, Testifies Girl, 16

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl of Lusaka has narrated before the Magistrate’s Court that her father allegedly sexually abused her on four occasions and impregnated her. But the suspect wondered why he only saw his purported eight-monthold son for the first time in court, if indeed he is his son. This is in a matter the father […]

Zambia Among Top Recipients Of USA Aid

Zambia Among Top Recipients Of USA Aid

ZAMBIA is one of the world’s top recipients of US aid, ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote has revealed. Speaking during a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday, Foote said Zambia recieves up to $500 million from the US government each year. Foote also revealed that the US is providing free anti-retroviral drugs for about 1 million […]

Chipata High Court Hears Witchdoctor Failed Jab

Chipata High Court Hears Witchdoctor Failed Jab

The Chipata High Court has heard how a witchdoctor of Chipata’s Chile Village in Paramount Chief Mpezeni’s area allegedly murdered and beheaded a man, who went to demand for his cow, after the witchdoctor failed to fulfil his promise. One of the witnesses Saindani Phiri aged 26, a son to the deceased, Tilivelio Phiri told […]

Chililabombwe Man Caught Having Sex with Sheep

Chililabombwe Man Caught Having Sex with Sheep

An 18 year old man of Chililabombwe district has been arrested after he was allegedly found having sex with a sheep. Copperbelt Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga has confirmed the incident in an interview saying the matter was reported by Robby Kavula of Kawama Township in Kasumbalesa who found the suspect in action. She said […]

Ex-Soldier Shoots Ex-Wife, Kills Self

Ex-Soldier Shoots Ex-Wife, Kills Self

A RETIRED Army Colonel has shot himself dead after shooting and wounding his former wife after apparently failing to share their property following a divorce and court order. Pascal Mupinde, 57, of Lusaka’s Meanwood Ibex area, on Friday night shot his former wife, Cedah Mukoma, 42, a pharmacist, before turning the gun on himself. Mukoma […]

Mwale: President Lungu’s Directive On Contracts Below K30 million To Empower Local Contractors

Mwale: President Lungu’s Directive On Contracts Below K30 million To Empower Local Contractors

Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Vincent Mwale says the directive by President Edgar lungu that contracts below k30 million must be reserved for Zambians will empower most local contractors. In an interview with Phoenix News, Mr Mwale says the directive will help grow capacity in local contractors and ensure there is retention of money in […]

Stolen Copper Abandoned

POLICE in Kalulushi are looking for two unidentified drivers who allegedly abandoned two vehicles loaded with suspected stolen copper. Copperbelt Deputy Commissioner of Police Wamunyima Wamunyima said in an interview yesterday that the two drivers allegedly abandoned their vehicles and bolted after police officers who were patrolling Kalulushi asked them to stop. He said upon […]