Ndola’s Dola Hill Mall Gutted

Ndola’s Dola Hill Mall Gutted

Fire has swept through parts of Dolla Hill Mall in Ndola destroying thousands of goods. According to investigations, the fire is believed to have started after midnight. Some security guards say they saw sparks which experts are disputing because the buildings don’t have ceiling boards. The fire was stopped by the Ndola City Council fire […]

Police Detain Legana Sausages Accuser

Police Detain Legana Sausages Accuser

POLICE in Lusaka have detained 19-year-old Luyando Kopakopa who is accusing Legana Meat Products of putting foreign objects in their sausages. Luyando’s first accusation appeared on Facebook last week claiming she had found a condom in Legana sausage she had bought a few days before. Her accusations were widely dismissed by the public including Legana […]

Malawian Witchdoctor In Court For Murder Of ZNS Clinic Counsellor

Malawian Witchdoctor In Court For Murder Of ZNS Clinic Counsellor

Malawian witchdoctor in court for murder of ZNS Clinic counsellor A MALAWIAN witchdoctor has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court accused of murdering a Zambia National Service (ZNS) counsellor at Makeni Clinic 29-year-old Abu Phiri who stays and operates in 10 Miles area appeared before Magistrate Martha Miti yesterday alongside his co-accused Saviour Daka 30, […]

Sinkamba: Increase In Number Of Shopping Malls Contributing to Weak Currency

Sinkamba: Increase In Number Of Shopping Malls Contributing to Weak Currency

Green Party leader Peter Sinkamba has charged that the increase in the number of shopping malls in the country has contributed to the weakening of the local currency. Mr Sinkamba explains that most products stocked in these malls are imported from countries like South Africa, which has negatively affected businesses of local suppliers. In an […]

Vedanta Appeals Against Refusal To Halt KCM Liquidation

Vedanta Appeals Against Refusal To Halt KCM Liquidation

Vedanta Resources Holdings has appealed to the Court of Appeal, against the Lusaka High Court’s refusal to stay the winding-up proceedings and refer parties to arbitration. It has further asked the Lusaka High Court to stay the Winding-up proceedings pending determination of its appeal. According to a Memorandum of appeal filed in the Court of […]

CBU Management Reduces Surcharge From K1,500 to K150 For Students

CBU Management Reduces Surcharge From K1,500 to K150 For Students

The Copperbelt University (CBU) management has announced a reduction of the surcharge imposed on students from K1500 to K150. CBU vice chancellor Professor Naison Ngoma told journalists this afternoon after a consultative meeting with Higher Education Minister Dr. Brian Mushimba that management had taken heed of guidance from the minister and that the surcharge for […]

Vedanta Chief, President Lungh Meet to Discuss KCM Impasse

Vedanta Chief, President Lungh Meet to Discuss KCM Impasse

President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday met Vedanta Resources Chairperson, Anil Agarwal at State House. In a statement released by State House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations, Isaac Chipampe, Mr. Agarwal requested to meet the Head of State. He expressed desire to continue running the mine and among other things, pledged to pay the […]

Kambwili: Don’t Blame Millers For High Mealie Meal Prices

Kambwili: Don’t Blame Millers For High Mealie Meal Prices

National Democratic Congress President Chishimba Kambwili has called on government to stop blaming millers over the high cost of Mealie Meal. Mr. Kambwili says the prices are due to the ever rising cost of production. He fears that prices of all goods are likely to skyrocket in the coming months, if government does not address […]

“It’s K154m, Not $154m”

“It’s K154m, Not $154m”

The Ministry of Health has clarified that the Bangweulu Regional hospital will cost 154-million-Kwacha contrary to assertions by NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili that it will cost 154 million dollars. Ministry of Health Spokesperson Abel Kabalo says it is unfortunate that some sessions of society have deliberately decided to quote the cost of the hospital in […]

Veep Wina Challenges Youths

Veep Wina Challenges Youths

Vice President Inonge Wina has urged youths in the country to participate and provide solutions to issues that concern their wellbeing. Mrs Wina says it is unfortunate that often youths are not effectively given appropriate space to air their views. She was speaking during the official opening of the 2019 Triennial conference and council of […]