Lungu finally takes possession of Horizon School in public interest

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has finally repossessed stand no.KABUL-N69565/196 Kabulonga where Horizon School is premised from its Turkish owners. The state and Horizon Education Trust Limited have since entered into an agreement that Horizon School be compensated K18 million for its assets, fixtures and land. This is in a matter where Horizon Education Trust Limited was […]

Footballer Kabaso Chongo Attacked

Footballer Kabaso Chongo Attacked

Zambia’s footballer Kabaso Chongo was left nursing head injuries after his TP Mazembe side were attacked by rival supporters in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday. Mazembe were playing FC Sanga Balende in Mbuji Mayi, central DR Congo, where they scored a late win, something that displeased the hosts’ supporters. The supporters then started […]

DR. TASILA TEMBO MURDER TRIAL COMMENCES

By DARIUS CHOONYA The case involving the murder of Dr. Tasila Tembo has started in the Lusaka High Court with the deceased’s brother, Lonjezo, testifying that Lieutenant Nigel Mwaba who is the prime suspect was seen to be insecure and jealous from the time and the accused stopped living together months before she was killed. […]

HEARTBREAKING: FRANK MUGALA DIED OF GUNSHOT WOUND, SAYS PATHOLOGIST

A State forensic pathologist has told a coroner that Frank Mugala, the 13-year-old boy who was allegedly shot dead by police in February last year in Lusaka, died of a gunshot wound. Adam Mucheleng’anga, a physician who undertook an autopsy on Frank, told a coroner on Friday that the juvenile’s death was a homicide after […]

ACCOUNTANT IN COURT OVER K8.4M THEFT

By DARIUS CHOONYA A 44-year-old accountant employed by the Zambia Health Education and Communication, Raymond Tapiseni has been dragged to court by his employers on 74 counts of theft by Servant, uttering a false document and forgery amounting to K 8.4 Million. In this matter Taspiseni of Chamba Valley is charged with 68 counts of […]

Police arrest fellow cops for stealing from robber

Police arrest fellow cops for stealing from robber

COPPERBELT Police have arrested six Criminal Investigation Officers accused of stealing over US$80,000 from a fleeing armed robber. The six Chingola based detectives who have been charged and detained in police custody are also said to have killed the armed robber, although none of them has been charged with murder as the incident happened “in […]

Lusaka Dynamos raises K100,000 for Makembo treatment

Lusaka Dynamos raises K100,000 for Makembo treatment

By Bright Tembo ABSA Cup champions Lusaka Dynamos has pledged K100,000 towards the treatment for Zambia Sports fans Association patron Pastor Peter Makembo. In an interview with the Mast sports, Lusaka Dynamos club secretary Oliver Shalala said the money was not from the K600,000 the club won from the ABSA cup but from club sponsor […]

NAWAKWI DENIES CLAIMS TO KILL HATEMBOS

NAWAKWI DENIES CLAIMS TO KILL HATEMBOS

By DARIUS CHOONYA FDD President, Edith Nawakwi has scoffed at Pheluna and Milton Hatembo’s accusation that she wants to kill them. Reacting to a video that has gone viral on social media in which the Hatembos have accused her of planning to kill them, Ms. Nawakwi has denied the allegation. She has challenged the Hatembos […]

LUSAKA GANG KILLS MAN FOR EATING NSHIMA ALONE

LUSAKA GANG KILLS MAN FOR EATING NSHIMA ALONE

A man of Lusaka’s Kanyama Compound has died from beatings administered by angry members of a gang that found him eating Nshima alone in a restaurant. On Wednesday evening, 30-year-old James Zulu desperately needed to restock his energy reserves after a long day of toil and was grateful to the heavens that he found ‘Amake […]