OVER ONE HUNDRED MILLION KWACHA GOES TO BUYING DRUGS AND FIGHTING COVID-19

Government has spent a combined over 3.2 billion Kwacha to service foreign and domestic debt as well as paying civil servants last month. The treasury also released K819.2 million for various projects, programmes and general operations, such as K104.7 million allocated to buying drugs and fighting the Coronavirus outbreak. These amounts are part of the […]

Luangwa Screens 3,000 For COVID-19

OVER 3,000 people in Luangwa have been screened for coronavirus, with all of them testing negative for the deadly disease. Officials at the health port screen at least 100 people every day as part of efforts to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in the country. Luangwa acting district health director Robert Mwale said health […]

Sampa Donates Mealie Meal To Family Of Covid-19 Patient

Sampa Donates Mealie Meal To Family Of Covid-19 Patient

AS PART of his Do It Yourself (DIY) campaign, Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa has started to provide basic necessities to families of corona-virus patients who are recuperating in hospital. Mr Sampa has so far donated four bags of the staple food and a chicken to four children of Chaisa Township whose mother is recover-ing at […]

Defiant SDA Worshipers Scamper From Police

Defiant SDA Worshipers Scamper From Police

Dozens of worshipers at Shimungalu SDA Church on Saturday morning scampered in all directions for safety while others jumped through the Church windows when Mazabuka District Commissioner Jane Chirwa stormed the church in the company of Zambia Police officers. The worshipers had defied the one hour worshiping directive during their morning church service. Upon seeing […]

Ndola Hand Washing Business Flourishes

Ndola Hand Washing Business Flourishes

Traders in Ndola have taken the increased demand of hand sanitizers as a business opportunity to charge customers k3 to sanitize their hands. Ndola City Council has however warned against the trend. Ndola City Council Public Relations Manager Tilyenji Mwanza says traders charging any amount to use sanitizer or liquid soap would be liable to […]

Landlord pays K40 for sex with tenant’s wife

Landlord pays K40 for sex with tenant’s wife

A LANDLORD has been dragged to court for having sex with his tenant’s wife, whom he paid K40 as an incentive for her not to reveal the secret to her husband. Ginny Kapasa, 23, of Kuku township, told a Chawama Local Court that her former landlord, Pemba Banda, 35, coerced her into having sex with […]

Woman ‘bewitched’ to pay K300

WOMAN of Ndola learnt in a local court that insulting and accusing an old woman of practising witchcraft is not cheap as she was ordered to pay K300 in compensation. Kabushi Local Court has ordered Lucy Chipulu, 26, of Ndola’s Mushili Township to pay K300 to an old woman whom she insulted and allegedly accused […]

Swindler ‘Teaches’ Unemployed Tutors Lesson

Swindler ‘Teaches’ Unemployed Tutors Lesson

TWO friends who differed after both o f t h e m w e r e swindled of money by a man, who promised them jobs in the Ministry of Education as teachers, appeared in court for reconciliation in business. The complainant, Gary Chipulu, 32, sued Kangwa Lukonde, 29, after their relationship was severed by […]

ONE MORE COVID-19 PATIENT DISCHARGED, NO NEW CASE IN THE LAST 72HOURS

ONE MORE COVID-19 PATIENT DISCHARGED, NO NEW CASE IN THE LAST 72HOURS

The number of recoveries from Coronavirus in Zambia has risen to three after one more patient tested negative for the virus and has since been discharged. Health Minister, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has also disclosed during the 16th Covid-19 Update this afternoon that Zambia has not recorded any new case of Coronavirus in the last 72 […]

POLICE STOP ROAD BLOCKS DUE TO COVID 19

POLICE STOP ROAD BLOCKS DUE TO COVID 19

  IN the wake of COVID 19, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Kakoma Kanganja has suspended Snap Traffic Check points until Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is secured for traffic officers. This entails that only Permanent Security Check points (Road Blocks) will be mounted as the Police Command has already secured PPE for the officers. […]

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