Ward Councilors Have To Resign To Contest Mayoral Election, Submits AG

Ward Councilors Have To Resign To Contest Mayoral Election, Submits AG

ATTORNEY General Likando Kalaluka has submitted before the Constitutional Court that a serving councillor ought to resign his position before contesting the mayoral elections because it is a full-time position. In this case, Mpulungu ward 23 councillor Christopher Shakafuswa and Isaac Mwanza have petitioned the court seeking a determination on whether or not a serving […]

Kapiri Police Charge Woman With Concealing Birth Of Child

Kapiri Police Charge Woman With Concealing Birth Of Child

POLICE in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested a 20-year-old woman for dumping her two-week-old daughter. Police sources confirmed the development and identified the woman who dumped her daughter at a bar as Doreen Museka of Soweto compound in Kapiri Mposhi district. “We have picked up a 20-year-old woman of Soweto Northpark in Kapiri Mposhi for dumping […]

Battle of Engines Revs Off In Ndola

Battle of Engines Revs Off In Ndola

THE Zambia International Rally today returns to the Copperbelt after 26 years when the Gomes-sponsored championship revs off in the friendly city of Ndola. The last time Copperbelt hosted the event was in 1992 and today’s 353.39 kilometres Gomes Zambia International Motor Rally, which has 15 special stages, will rekindle memories among the motorsport faithful […]

Green Party To Sue The State Over Black Mountain Accident

Green Party To Sue The State Over Black Mountain Accident

The Opposition Green Party has threatened to sue the state over the Black Mountain accident in Kitwe in which 10 people died after part of the slug dump collapsed on them. Party president Peter Sinkamba feels the cause of death and injury was to the victims was a direct consequence of negligence statutory duty on […]

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has expressed shock and disappointment at Mines Minister Richard Musukwa’s reference to those who died in the black mountain accident in Kitwe as scavengers and illegal miners. FDD Chairperson for labour Yotam Mtayachalo says the statement is highly irresponsible, unacceptable and immoral, further urging the Minister to withdraw […]

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

The car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning of a lack of clarity over Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. BMW makes the Mini and Rolls Royce and employs about 8,000 people in the UK. Earlier, Airbus, which employs 14,000 people in the […]

Mutapa To Further Trim UNDER-17 team

Mutapa To Further Trim UNDER-17 team

UNDER 17 coach Oswald Mutapa (right) is looking to trim the team further after having watched his players overcome Young Arrows before they undergo medicals in the next few days. The Zambia Under-17 tested its strength with an empathic 8-1 win over Young Arrows in a practice match played at Independence Stadium. Coach Oswald Mutapa […]

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

TWO Kitwe men have died in an accident on the Kitwe-Ndola dual carriageway. Copperbelt Province police commissioner Charity Katanga in an interview said the two men were hit by a Hilux registration BAG 8752 at Moba hotel junction and died upon arrival at Kitwe Teaching Hospital. “We have received information that there was a fatal […]

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