Press freedom and democracy

David Young says the cherished freedom of the press is under threat in Zambia from incidents of political intimidation and harassment of journalists. He says Zambia has benefited from nearly three decades of largely peaceful multiparty politics, with two peaceful transfers of power. “This democratic foundation rests upon a free press. But today we see […]

MUFULIRA JERABOS APOLOGISE OVER RIOTOUS BEHAVIOUR

Copper thieves commonly known as Jerabos who fought running battles with the Police in Kankoyo, Mufulira, last week are asking for forgiveness from President Edgar Lungu. In the course of the unending battles, a local clinic and a private school were damaged. Today, the Jerabos matched to the District commissioner’s office to beg for mercy. […]

21 APPREHENDED IN MWINILUNGA OVER ILLEGAL GOLD MINING

Police in Mwinilunga District have apprehended 21 people and seized nine properties at Philton Investments limited, a mining firm. Police say the 21 people have since been officially arrested and charged with three offences. In the first count, the accused have been charged with criminal trespass at Philton Mining. While in second count they are […]

2 Women Reconciled After Fighting Over Beer

2 Women Reconciled After Fighting Over Beer

TWO women who had differed over alcohol have been reconciled by Matero Local Court and reminded that beer will never finish. Jessica Michelo, 30, a business woman and Lombe Mashaba, 29, were told to keep their friendship because there was no need for them to fight over beer. Michelo had sued Mashaba for defamation of […]

PF Disown KALIMANSHI

by Nchimunya Ng’andu The Patriotic Front (PF) have denied self proclaimed National Commander Innocent ‘Ama Amelicans’ Kalimanshi saying he is not a member of the party. Party Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri says Kalimanshi has never been a member of the PF ever since he left to join the opposition UPND. The Deputy Secretary General […]

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