Former Vice President Lupando Mwape has died. Mr Mwape died this morning around 06:05 hours at Arwyp medical Centre in Pretoria, South Africa where he was receiving specialist treatment. Secretary to cabinet Roland Msiska disclosed this to ZNBC News in Lusaka today in a statement. Mr Mwape was last week evacuated to South Africa for […]
South Africa has said it rejected a request from Zimbabwe for an emergency loan of $1.2bn (£932m) in December, reports the BBC. Zimbabwe’s government had hoped the cash would help stabilise the economy and resolve fuel shortages in the country. South Africa did not have “that kind of money”, a Treasury spokesman said. A fuel […]
US President Donald Trump has attacked Democrats for rejecting his proposals to end the longest government shutdown in US history. He said his plans had been dismissed before he had even presented them. Mr Trump had offered “compromises” in exchange for funding for his security wall along the Mexican border, the issue that has caused […]
Two African presidents have congratulated Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi for winning last month’s presidential poll, despite the African Union saying it had “serious doubts” about the result. The constitutional court ruled that Mr Tshisekedi had won after rejecting a challenge from rival Martin Fayulu. He said Mr Tshisekedi made a deal […]
A Lusaka Pastor at the centre of a sex scandal says he is gravely sorry for the mistake and has asked the man whose wife he had an affair with to forgive him. Brian Chama who was Pastor at Hope Ministries in PHI residential area confessed to having an affair with Zaliwe Daka after a […]
Kaizer Chiefs’ players talked big during the week about putting up a fight to reduce the two-goal deficit from their 3-1 first-leg defeat against Zesco United in Zambia. Instead they weakly conceded two more at homeat FNB Stadium on Saturday night, then scored a late consolation in a 2-1 second-leg loss to exit in the […]
A FORTY-FIVE-year-old man of Linda township in Lusaka has alleged before the Chawama local court that he found his two nephews fighting for his wife. Isaac Cheelo told magistrate Lewis Mumba that he did not know that his wife had an affair with one of his nephew, Patson, until he found.
GOVERNMENT officials in Siavonga have bowed to pressure from villagers in Chimata village in Chief Sinadambwe’s area to allow a witch-hunt at a “haunted” public school. Moonga Middle Basic School remains closed one week after Government schools re-opened for the first term because about 20 pupils have been behaving in a strange manner, as if […]
MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) chief executive officer Chris Vermeulen has assured Government that there will be no retrenchments at the mine as a result of the new tax regime for the mining sector. And MCM chairman and director Moses Chilangwa says the mine’s approach is to dialogue whenever it has matters to deal with Government.
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman of Chongwe has been arrested in Katete for allegedly stealing a one-week-old baby from her step-mother. And a riot erupted in Chipata’s Mchini township on Thursday after a six-year-old girl was reported to have been defiled and strangled to death by a local man.