Ensure free and fair elections, ECZ urged.

The National Restoration Party (NAREP) has called on the judiciary in the country to play an active role in ensuring free and fair elections later this year. NAREP Secretary General John Phiri has told Qfm that the fact the judiciary has been at the center of controversy in the elections aftermath calls for urgent improvement […]

UNZA Worker Found Dead

A 33-year-old man of Lusaka’s John Laing compound has been found dead in unclear circumstances at the University of Zambia premises. Some passersby discovered Geoffrey Simankamba’s body in the bush around UNZA great east road campus today. Mr Simankamba is believed to have been working at the learning institution as an animal attendant. And UNZA […]

Teenager Drug Trafficker Arrested

A Lusaka teenage boy has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for trafficking in cocaine. DEC Public Relations Manager, John Nyawali has named the teenager as Masuzyo Zulu of John Laing compound. Mr Nyawali has explained that Masuzyo, who is a grade 9 pupil At John Laing Basic School, was found with the […]

Illegal Land Allocation Continues

Zambia police officers have been deployed in New Kasama area in Lusaka to prevent illegal allocation of land. Earlier today (Sunday), quick action by the police prevented several people from illegally sharing a particular piece of land in the area. This followed the encroachment of the respective piece of land by some people, who claim […]

Residents Bemoan Poor Internet

Kitwe residents have bemoaned the poor internet services in the city. The residents say part from being poor, internet services are becoming expensive. They have explained that internet access is extremely slow at almost all of the service providers in the city.

Man Hospitalised After Police Brutality

A Livingstone resident, Joseph Moyo is battling for his life in hospital after he was assaulted by some police officers while in custody. Mr Moyo has since demanded for justice to prevail against the police officers. He has explained that he was assaulted by three police officers when he was detained at Livingstone central police […]

Barotse Activist, Mututwa Dies

Barotse activist Maxwell Mututwa has died at the age of 92. The late Maxwell Mututwa was arrested following the January 14 Mongu riots this year. His charges were later dropped and released after some weeks

Phone-Hacking Probe: Thank You & Goodbye, Says News of The World

The last edition of the News of the World has been published, its front page declaring: “Thank you & goodbye.” Publisher News International axed the 168-year-old tabloid in the wake of phone-hacking allegations last week. In a full-page inside editorial, the paper offers an apology. “Quite simply, we lost our way,” it says. Rupert Murdoch […]

Speedy Disposal Of Election Cases Is Constitutional – Scot

Opposition Patriotic Front vice President Guy Scot has said disposing of election related cases within 120 says is a constitutional requirement that needs to be upheld by the judiciary. Mr. Scot who is also Lusaka Central Member of Parliament told Qfm that dealing with election cases within a short period of time will add credibility […]