Let’s field one presidential candidate in 2021-Kambwili

By JOHN SAKALA The National Democratic Congress (NDC) President Chishimba Kambwili has called on all genuine opposition parties in Zambia to unite and field only one candidate in next year’s presidential elections. Featuring on Radio Phoenix, Dr Kambwili said that leaders of opposition parties should do away with their egos and do that which the people of Zambia are demanding, which is unity of purpose, … Continue reading Let’s field one presidential candidate in 2021-Kambwili

Britain to help with Zambia’s debt

The British Government says it will help Zambia to move towards a sustainable debt trajectory and access emergency international financing support. British High Commissioner Nicholas Woolley said this will be achieved by working with the international community, other partners and the Zambian Government. Mr Woolley said this at a meeting held with President Edgar Lungu. He said the two discussed a number of issues including … Continue reading Britain to help with Zambia’s debt

Luangwa Bridge in Kitwe re-opened

By Staff Writer The Luangwa South Bound Bridge across the Kafue river on the Kitwe – Ndola dual carriageway in Kitwe on the Copperbelt has been re-opened. Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Vincent Mwale announced that the bridge re-opened on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 06:00hours. The bridge was temporarily closed on Monday, March 16, 2020, due to the high-water levels arising from the above … Continue reading Luangwa Bridge in Kitwe re-opened

Local Government Minister not happy with Councils

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has taken a swipe at councils that have failed to deliver despite the government releasing 582 million Kwacha equalization fund. Dr Banda notes that each of the 116 Councils in the country has been receiving a monthly allocation of K97 million equalization fund since January but that some have failed to complete infrastructural projects and deliver other services in their … Continue reading Local Government Minister not happy with Councils

Be security conscious, report suspects-Chingola Mayor

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Chingola Mayor Titus Tembo has called on residents of Kapisha to be security conscious and take responsibility over security matters. Mr Tembo said security is everyone’s responsibility living in the community not just the police. He was speaking in Kapisha where members of the community were complaining that they are been attacked in the night and their phone grabbing by thieves. Mr … Continue reading Be security conscious, report suspects-Chingola Mayor

It is illegal for traffic cops to ambush motorists-Police Spokesperson

By JOHN SAKALA Acting Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale says it is illegal for traffic police officers to ambush motorists. In a statement, Mr Mwale said traffic police officers are not allowed to hide at nearby bush and suddenly jump on the road to stop over speeding motorists. Journalists complained that the hiding and suddenly surfacing up by traffic police officers to monitor over speeding motorists … Continue reading It is illegal for traffic cops to ambush motorists-Police Spokesperson

Chingola cop jailed for 6yrs

By ALICE NACHILEMBE The Chingola Magistrate court has sentenced a-29- year-old Police Officer of Chingola to six-year imprisonment with hard labour for stealing an AK47 assault rifle valued at K105, 995.00. Appearing before Magistrate Stephan Maona was Haggi Namauna who was facing one count of theft by a public servant. Particulars of the offence are that on dates unknown but between March, 2019 and August 2019, … Continue reading Chingola cop jailed for 6yrs

Don’t turn restaurants into bars-Solwezi Town Clerk

By Esther Chirwa Solwezi Town Clerk Bornwell Luanga has called on proprietors of restaurants in the district to work with the Local Authority in ensuring that the Presidential directives and guidelines given by the Ministry of Health regarding operation of business premises are implemented to stem further spread of COVID-19. Mr Luanga said it had been observed that some restaurants had been turned into bars … Continue reading Don’t turn restaurants into bars-Solwezi Town Clerk