Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies Aged 80

Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies Aged 80

Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, a UN agency confirmed Saturday. Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, served as the seventh UN Secretary-General, from 1997 to 2006, and was the first to rise from within the ranks of the United Nations staff. He had […]

TIZ Commends Kanganja for Suspending Corrupt Cops

TIZ Commends Kanganja for Suspending Corrupt Cops

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has commended Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja for suspending the four traffic police officers who had mounted a roadblock along Mungwi road where they were getting bribes from traffic offenders TIZ Executive Director, Wesley Chibamba says the suspension of the named officers will act as a deterrent measure to other […]

Ethiopians Return Looted Cars and Cash

Ethiopians Return Looted Cars and Cash

In the east of Ethiopia more than 100 vehicles have been returned to their owners after they were looted during ethnic clashes earlier this month. Religious leaders and elders have been calling for reconciliation and urged people to return whatever they had seized during the unrest. Officials in Jigjiga city say looted cash has also […]

Kambwili: PF Is Staging Defections

Kambwili: PF Is Staging Defections

Kambwili says PF is stage-managing defections to hoodwink people into believing the party is still popular. The NDC Leader Chishimba Kambwili has observed that PF was staging defections. “The defections you are seeing are stage-managed defections, the people that have been announced, especially the senior members that have been announced that they have defected from […]

South Africa Bans Zambian Honey

South Africa Bans Zambian Honey

South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia. In a letter to South African honey importers, the agriculture department said American Foulbrood disease had been detected in samples from two locations in Zambia. American Foulbrood is a serious bacterial disease capable of killing a bee colony. There is no cure – and it […]

Tanzania Arresting Entire Village Over Broken Pipes

Tanzania Arresting Entire Village Over Broken Pipes

Police in south-western Tanzania have started arresting the residents of a village for vandalising some water pipes. The arrest of the entire village of Ngola was ordered by the area’s regional commissioner Albert Chalamila on Wednesday. The residents are suspected of destroying a water facility worth about $20,000 (£16,000) in Masheye village, which is in […]

Simaata: Kalu Can Bounce Back

Simaata: Kalu Can Bounce Back

FORMER Football Association of Zambia president Simataa Simataa says he has no doubt banned soccer icon Kalusha Bwalya will bounce back stronger and wiser. Simataa, who in the past was critical of the Bwalya-led FAZ executive, has advised the African soccer legend not to appeal a recent two-year ban slapped on him by FIFA because […]

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