DEC Seizes Over K13m

DEC Seizes Over K13m

OVER 5,000 people w e r e l a s t y e a r arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for various drugrelated offences, majority of whom are men. The commission recorded 5,241 arrests countrywide compared to 5, 757 in 2017, representing a reduction of nine percent. Of the total number of people […]

Night Police Patrols In Mtendere Elates Residents

Night Police Patrols In Mtendere Elates Residents

WE are happy that there are increased night patrols in our area, says a resident of Lusaka’s Mtendere Compound, Phillip Bwalya. Mr Bwalya told the Daily Nation yesterday that crime levels in the area had drastically reduced due to increased police patrols. Mr Bwalya noted that residents in the area were able to sleep peacefully […]

Respected Pastor Who Swindled Widow Out Of K260,000 Jailed

Respected Pastor Who Swindled Widow Out Of K260,000 Jailed

A pastor of Lusaka will spend the next five years preaching the word of God in jail after being convicted of swindling a widow out of K260,000, which was part of her late husband’s benefits. Lusaka magistrate Felix Kaoma has also ordered that the widow be paid K260,000 to be levied from the convict’s assets. […]

Access Bank, MTN Seal Pact

Access Bank, MTN Seal Pact

THE increase in the use of technology is an opportunity to drive the financial inclusion agenda, says Access Bank Zambia managing director Joana Bannerman. Ms Bannerman said this at the launch of a Mobile Banking Integration with MTN Mobile Money in Lusaka on Wednesday. She said Access partnership with MTN Mobile Money would enable bank […]

25 Zambians Deported From South Africa

25 Zambians Deported From South Africa

TWENTY-FIVE Zambian nationals have been deported from South Africa for various immigration offences. The 25 were deported following a round-up operation which was conducted by that country’s Ministry of Home Affairs and were later detained at Lindela Holding facilities in Krugersdorp West, Gauteng province. According to the information made available to the Zambia High Commission […]

Prophet Shepherd Mesala Predicted UPND Victory In Sesheke And Oliver Mtukudzi’s Departure

Prophet Shepherd Mesala Predicted UPND Victory In Sesheke And Oliver Mtukudzi’s Departure

UPND victory in Sesheke was predicted by   Prophet Mesala. To those with good memories , Zambian flamboyant prophet Shepherd M Mesala told the nation before going to India that despite violence in the area . UPND was destined  to win the elections. Prophet shepherd M Mesala has continued making international headlines as his accurate prophecies  […]

30 Cops Convicted Of Corruption Says Minister Lubinda

30 Cops Convicted Of Corruption Says Minister Lubinda

THIRTY-NINE Zambia Police officers have been prosecuted between 2015- 2018 for engaging in corruptio related activities, acting Home Affairs Minister Given Lubinda has said. And Mr Lubinda said Government was dismayed by the recent Transparency International Corruption Perception Index which ranked Zambia Police as the most corrupt institution in Zambia. He said of the 39 […]

Thieves Break Into Church, Blow Up Safe & Walk Away With Over K70, 000 Cash

Thieves Break Into Church, Blow Up Safe & Walk Away With Over K70, 000 Cash

THIEVES on Tuesdayy broke into the Chipata Diocese Treasurer General’s office through the ceiling, blew up a safe and stole thousands of Kwacha and U.S dollars in cash, Eastern Province Commissioner of Police Luckson Sakala has said. Mr Sakala said in an interview yesterday that the thieves accessed the Treasurer General’s office after they broke […]

Kwacha Outlook Bright

Kwacha Outlook Bright

THE local markets closed last week high against the greenback at K11.80/11.85, stronger than Thursday’s close of K11.85/11.90. According to Barclays Bank Zambia daily market update, dollar sellers dominated the trading day as they sourced for Kwacha to meet the Pay As You Earn tax obligations. However, importers stayed on the fence in the hope […]