UN Wraps Up Rare North Korea Trip

UN Wraps Up Rare North Korea Trip

A top UN official told senior North Korean figures there was an “urgent need” to keep channels open to avoid the risk of war, the organisation says. The statement follows a visit to Pyongyang by Jeffrey Feltman, the highest-level trip by a UN official to the isolated nation in six years. North Korea says it […]

UN Peacekeepers Killed In DR Congo

UN Peacekeepers Killed In DR Congo

At least 14 UN peacekeepers have been killed and 53 wounded in an attack in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UN’s Monusco mission said the peacekeepers were attacked by suspected rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in North Kivu province. Five Congolese soldiers also died. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said […]

Ndola City Council Cautions Public To Be Wary Of Land Sale Fraudsters

Ndola City Council Cautions Public To Be Wary Of Land Sale Fraudsters

Ndola city council has unearthed a scam of unscrupulous individuals collecting money from unsuspecting members of the public for plots, while claiming to be acting on behalf of the local authority. This is also tied to rumors circulating that the council has issued public notice indicating that it has started dealing with matters relating to […]

Over 300 UPND Members Defects to PF

Over 300 UPND Members Defects to PF

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila has described his trip to chavuma district as a success and has commended the new provincial leadership which has shown commitment to mobilize and grow the party. The Secretary General also mentioned that the party is gearing up for the two upcoming local government by-elections in north western province. […]

Current Crop Of MPs Disappointing- YAZ

Current Crop Of MPs Disappointing- YAZ

Youth Aid Zambia Executive Director Chuunga Kachenga has expressed dissatisfaction with the way members of parliament are conducting business in the house. Mr. Kachenga says members of parliament should have a robust debate and scrutiny to the details of debates in parliament rather than political bickering. He has told q-news that parliament should be a […]

ZED Predicts Hunger During 2017/2018 Farming Season

ZED Predicts Hunger During 2017/2018 Farming Season

Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) says there is looming hunger in the country following the failure by the ministry of agriculture to activate electronic voucher cards on time. Party Spokesperson Wesley Miyanda says many households in Zambia will be hit by hunger because government has failed to properly implement the farmer input support programme […]

Graphic Images: Police Officers Attack Sleeping Students At CBU

Graphic Images: Police Officers Attack Sleeping Students At CBU

There was uproar after the Minister of higher Education Prof. Nkandu Luo declared that meal allowances have been suspended. The move displeased students. About 18 police land cruisers were deployed at the main campus in Riverside. Flares were fired. This intimidated the students. However, around midnight the officers started going into campus and began breaking […]

Bank Accounts Of Mugabe Allies Frozen

Bank Accounts Of Mugabe Allies Frozen

Zimbabwe’s central bank has ordered that the bank accounts of two top allies of ousted President Robert Mugabe be frozen, the state-owned Herald newspaper reports. In a directive sent to the country’s financial institutions, it ordered them to “identity and freeze” all accounts run by former government ministers Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere. The two […]

Catholic Priest Suspended For Breaking The Law Of Celibacy

Catholic Priest Suspended For Breaking The Law Of Celibacy

A Catholic priest, aged 33, from St Michael’s Catholic Church in Chikhwawa has been handed an indefinite suspension by the church council and Senate after he was caught having sex with an 18 year old girl. The priest was caught in the act an an open football ground near the Church he was ministering at […]

HH Warns Govt Officials Looting Coffers

HH Warns Govt Officials Looting Coffers

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema says government officials looting government coffers will be arrested and made to pay back as soon as he becomes republican president. Speaking when he featured on a programme on I-WAVE radio in Chingola yesterday, Mr. Hichilema says he will endeavor to run a government whose policy among others will be zero […]

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