Chipapta City Council Failing To Pay Its 407 Workers

Chipapta City Council Failing To Pay Its 407 Workers

CHIPATA City Council is considering surrendering some of its workers to the Local Government Service Commission because it has failed to settle their six months’ salary arrears. Mayor Sinoya Mwale said the council only had 179 workers before it attained city status three years ago. Mr Mwale said the workforce has now reached 407. He […]

Ndola Man Admits Defiling 3-Year-Old Girl

Ndola Man Admits Defiling 3-Year-Old Girl

A 23-year-old Ndola man has pleaded guilty to one count of defiling a three-year-old girl. However, Shadreck Phiri has denied defiling a five-year-old girl. In this matter, Phiri stands charged with two counts of defilement contrary to the Laws of Zambia. It is alleged in the first count that Phiri, on January 16, 2020 in […]

Over 16 Street Poles Vandalised In Lusaka

Over 16 Street Poles Vandalised In Lusaka

SIXTEEN cases of vandalised street infrastructure costing over K130,000 have been recorded in the capital in the past one month, Lusaka City Council public relations manager George Sichimba has said. Mr Sichimba says vandalism of street lights and other fittings indicates a sharp increase in the vice from an average of four street lights a […]

Kaizer Zulu In Court

Kaizer Zulu In Court

FORMER Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs Kaizer Zulu yesterday appeared before the Lusaka High Court in a case two soldiers have accused him of issuing contemptuous remarks. In the main case, Mr Zulu sued two soldiers, Steven Phiri and Steven Chiiba Chooka, on allegations that they conspired to kill him. It is […]

Court Doubles Defiler’s Sentence, From 17 to 35 years

Court Doubles Defiler’s Sentence, From 17 to 35 years

AMAN who was serving a 17- year jail term for defilement has almost doubled the time he will spend in a correctional facility after the Court of Appeal quashed an earlier verdict and increased his sentence to 35 years. In the earlier case, on March 21, 2017, in Namwala district, Morris Mweene defiled his 14-year-old […]

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 […]

Lungu fires Kitwe DC

Lungu fires Kitwe DC

PRESIDENT Lungu has fired Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu. Chileshe Bweupe has been appointed as Mpundu’s replacement Mpundu announced his dismissal in Facebook posting after three years of holding the position. “I wish to take this opportunity to now officially announce to you my family and friends that the speculations about my future as DC […]

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