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 […]

Zambia’s Islamic President Arrested

Zambia’s Islamic President Arrested

ISLAMIC Supreme Council of Zambia president Suzyo Zimba and two Somalis have been arrested and charged with giving false information to an Immigration officer and aiding foreigners in a matter which violates their status. Mr Zimba, 45, Egeh Hussein, 36, and Omar Mohamud were arrested following the conclusion of investigations in a case in which […]

Burglars Steal From Bonanza Betting Machines

Burglars Steal From Bonanza Betting Machines

OVER K18,000 has been stolen from six Chinese betting machines commonly known as ‘BONANZA’ at Kanyelele market in Siavonga. According to the shop owner, Mukwa Sengwa, the thieves casually opened the door before descending on the security guard who they tied. They ransacked the machines and got away with more than K18, 000. Mr Sengwa […]

Barclays Bank Female Employee Bolts With $400, 000

Barclays Bank Female Employee Bolts With $400, 000

Pamela Gondwe, an employee of Barclays Bank Longacres Branch has fled with over $400,000.00 with her West Africa boyfriend. On Monday this week, she disappeared with US400,000 She recently returned from a trip to Ghana with her West African boyfriend. Pamela was one of the people entrusted with the Vault (Dollar Safe box). Two weeks […]

FQM Paid Over $530m in Taxes to Govt in 2018, Reveals Report

FQM Paid Over $530m in Taxes to Govt in 2018, Reveals Report

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) paid over US$530 million in taxes to the government in 2018, with an additional $10 million spent on community and infrastructure projects, a 2018 Tax Transparency and Contributions to Government Report has revealed. According to Langmead and Baker Communications, the report reveals that FQM paid $144 million in income tax to […]

Sleeping On ‘Duty’ Costs Woman Marriage

Sleeping On ‘Duty’ Costs Woman Marriage

A WOMAN who likes sleeping woke up from her slumber to find that her husband had left her for another woman. A 19-year-old man of Misisi Compound narrated in a Chawama local court that he left his wife for another woman because she sleeps too much. Chimuka Muchindu told the court that Violet Juma,18, spends […]

Party Woman Sent Back To Parents

A woman has earned herself a ticket back to her parents’ home because she cannot disclose where she spent a night without her husband’s knowledge. A local court heard that Justina Chilufya, 21, asked for transport money from her husband under the pretext that she was going to visit her parents when in fact she […]

Prophet Of Doom Disturbs Couple’s Marriage

Prophet Of Doom Disturbs Couple’s Marriage

A FAILED attempt by a prophet to cast out demons from a woman brough a marital dispute after her husband was made to pay K1,700 under the pretext that she would be healed. Abraham Mulenga told the Kitwe Local Court that all was well in their marriage until his wife started associating with the prophet. […]

Court Upholds Imbecile Defiler Sentence

Court Upholds Imbecile Defiler Sentence

THE Court of Appeal has upheld a 25-year-jail sentence slapped on a 31-year-old married man of Mazabuka who was convicted of defiling an imbecile. Evidence in the trial court was that on July 27, 2017, Felody Ng’andu was seen by a juvenile pulling a mentally ill woman to the ground. The juvenile called for help […]