Former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak Has Died Aged 91

Former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak Has Died Aged 91

CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader who was the autocratic face of stability in the Middle East for nearly 30 years before being forced from power in an Arab Spring uprising, died Tuesday, state-run TV announced. He was 91. Mubarak was a stalwart U.S. ally, a bulwark against Islamic militancy and guardian of Egypt’s […]

Power Generation At Kariba Remains Constrained Despite Heavy Rains

Power Generation At Kariba Remains Constrained Despite Heavy Rains

Power generation at Kariba Hydropower Station will remain depressed for the foreseeable future despite increased rainfall activity. The recorded volume of usable (live) water is still very low compared to the same period last year. According to the latest Pindula Newsletter of February 24, 2020, Zambezi River Authority chief executive Engineer Munyaradzi Munodawafa had this […]

Pregnant Secretary of Pope Francis Found Dead In Her Rome Apartment

Pregnant Secretary of Pope Francis Found Dead In Her Rome Apartment

The Pope’s pregnant receptionist has been found dead in her apartment on the outskirts of the city. Miriam Wuolou, a 34-year-old of Eritrean origin, was seven-months pregnant when her body was discovered. She had worked at Pope Francis’ home and a priests’ guesthouse called Santa Marta for years. The Italian press reports she worked as […]

Keith Mweemba Resumes Representing Kambwili

Keith Mweemba Resumes Representing Kambwili

Magistrate Felix Kaoma has forgiven National Democratic Congress Leader Chishimba Kambwili’s lawyer Keith Mweemba after he barred him from his court for misconduct. The magistrate had also threatened to report him to the Law Association of Zambia. In this matter Progressive Party Leader Peter Chanda has taken Kambwili to court alleging that he put the […]

Soldiers Allegedly Harassing Residents

Soldiers Allegedly Harassing Residents

Night club owners in Lusaka have expressed concern over the conduct of soldiers who are making patrols in a spate of cases of gassing. They have told Diamond News that they are being forced to close clubs before the stipulated hours even when the country is not in a state of emergency. On Saturday evening, […]

Coronavirus: North Korea Quarantines Foreigners Amid Fears

Coronavirus: North Korea Quarantines Foreigners Amid Fears

North Korea has quarantined 380 foreigners in a bid to stop the coronavirus from breaking out. The foreigners are mostly diplomats stationed in the capital Pyongyang, said news agency Yonhap, quoting the Korean Central Broadcasting Station. Around 200 foreigners had already been confined to their compounds for the past 30 days – but as that […]

Togo Opposition Alleges ‘Fake’ Polling Stations

Togo Opposition Alleges ‘Fake’ Polling Stations

A Togo opposition leader has accused authorities of setting up fake polling stations in Saturday’s presidential election to skew the result in favour of the incumbent. Agbéyomé Kodjo made the accusation against President Faure Gnassingbé who has been in power since 2005 when he took over from his father. The president’s office is quoted by […]

MTN Employee Withdraws Unlawful Arrest Case

MTN Employee Withdraws Unlawful Arrest Case

An accountant at MTN Zambia PLC who sued a police officer and the Attorney General in the Lusaka High Court demanding K800, 000 compensation for alleged illegal imprisonment and torture after his arrest has withdrawn the matter from court. In this matter Hamanyanga Kaseele sued the police officer for unlawful arrest and illegal torture. Kaseele […]

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