Zambian Soldiers Win Kudos

A TROUBLED country can easily be a breeding ground for acts of terrorism whose adverse effects are transnational, deputy army commander Dennis Alibuzwi has said. Major General Alibuzwi says maintaining peace in any country is cardinal to creating a safe environment for all. He said this yesterday at the opening of the sixth Zambian battalion […]

8 Women In Court For False Alarm

EIGHT women have appeared in the Ndola Magistrate’s Court for accusing two United States Agency for International Development (USAID) workers of being ritual killers and gassers. And Ndola principal resident magistrate Obbister Musukwa has denied the eight females bail until witnesses in the matter testify. This is in a case in which Mirriam Bwembya, 30, […]

Girl Claims Was Defiled

Girl Claims Was Defiled

ANGRY residents of George Township in Lusaka on Saturday damaged a shop belonging to a Rwandan who allegedly abducted a 13-year-old girl and defiled her in his store. The residents, who found the girl in the shop, where she spent two nights with him, damaged it and looted groceries, but the [suspect] managed to escape. […]

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 […]

Police arrest 9 more Gassers

POLICE say nine more people have been arrested in connection with the ongoing gassing incidents in the country. The latest arrest brings the number of those arrested to 25 after police announced on Saturday that 16 people had already been arrested. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo announced the arrest in a statement without giving further […]

Gassers strike school in Lusaka

Gassers strike school in Lusaka

  A REPORTED case of gassing was recorded at Lusakas Primary School in Lusaka this morning, police have confirmed. Nine people including one teacher and eight pupils have since been treated for the gassing incident. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo according to reports, a is alleged that a Grade 8 class was gassed by unknown […]

Cancel Fake Indian Investor’s Mining Licence, Govt Urged

Embattled Vikram Investment Chairperson Panyam Vikram Reddy is reportedly panicking over the impending cancellation of his mining licence No. 20147 HQ-LML in Shantumbu, Kafue District, an impeccable source close to the development has disclosed. A source from Vikram Investment disclosed that Vikram is engaging Government officials in an effort to bribe them so that they […]

Widow Recounts Last Desperate Call From Hakuyu

Widow Recounts Last Desperate Call From Hakuyu

IN AN emotional tribute to her husband, former Local Government Permanent Secretary Timothy Hakuyu’s widow, Drinah, recalls how he called her after a mob attacked him and another person, killing them. Mr Hakuyu, 56, was killed on Thursday in Gwembe district alongside Nalishuwa Sapanoi, aged 63, by a mob on suspicion that they were involved […]

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, […]