6 people die in a South African bound bus

Six people have died in a road traffic accident while others sustained injuries after a tyre bust in South Africa on Monday morning. The bus was travelling from Kitwe to Johannesburg carrying 50 passengers and five crew members . Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa  Emmanuel Mwamba has disclosed this in a statement. “We regret to announce that a bus travelling from Kitwe, Coperbelt to … Continue reading 6 people die in a South African bound bus

Mansa prison break: 17 escape, one gunned down

By JOHN SAKALA Seventeen (17) inmates at Police at Mansa Central Police Station have escaped from male police cells. And in stopping the inmates from escaping, one has been gunned down. Police Deputy Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga has confirmed the escape of the 17 inmates to The Independent Observer in an interview. Mr Hamoonga said the inmates escaped around 02:00 hours today September 15. He said … Continue reading Mansa prison break: 17 escape, one gunned down

Garry Nkombo retires as UPND parley Chief Whip

UNITED PARTY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (UPND) Press Statement APPOINTMENT OF NEW UPND LEADERS AT PARLIAMENT. The United Party for National Development (UPND) wishes to inform the public that it has made leadership changes at the National Assembly of Zambia. As part of its restructuring process, the UPND has appointed Liuwa Member of Parliament Hon Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane as the new party whip in Parliament. Dr … Continue reading Garry Nkombo retires as UPND parley Chief Whip

UTH Neurosurgeons remove brain tumor

Dr. Kachinga Sichizya writes: UTH SCORES A MAJOR FIRST A team of Neurosurgeons and ENT surgeons combined efforts to successfully remove a tumor from The middle of the brain through the nose, a complex operation called Transnasal Trans-sphenoidal approach. The operation which began at 1400hrs only ended at 2130hrs. This marks the FIRST time that this operation has been conducted by a group made purely … Continue reading UTH Neurosurgeons remove brain tumor

Lusaka Pastor swindles congregant of her K260, 000

By JOHN SAKALA Police in Lusaka have arrested Pastor John Simfukwe of Interdenominational Jesus Ministries, Chipata Overspill Compound for having swindled his own congregant a widow of Lusakas SOS area of money amounting to K260, 000. Police Deputy Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said in August, 2016 Mildred Chikote gave the  Pastor K 170,000 with a view that Pastor Simfukwe would buy her a house. “Later on … Continue reading Lusaka Pastor swindles congregant of her K260, 000

ZISC donates to Lubengele mini-hospital in Chililabombwe

By ALICE NACHILEMBE The Zambia State Insurance Company (ZISC) Chililabombwe Branch has donated bedsheets to Lubengele Mini-Hospital as part of the Jubilee celebrations. ZISC has also painted the Out Patient Department (OPD) plus cleaning the surrounding area and the OPD itself. ZISC Chililabombwe Superintendent Gilbert Kalenga said that the donation was a way of recognizing the role the Hospital plays in the community catering for … Continue reading ZISC donates to Lubengele mini-hospital in Chililabombwe

Unread community is easily misled-Chililabombwe Mayor

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Chililabombwe Mayor Christabel Mulala has called on teachers to build up a reading culture in the children because unread community is easily misled. Ms Mulala said that information is the basis on which to make decisions hence creating a reading culture must be a way of life. She said people should read to become better as government is making efforts to ensure … Continue reading Unread community is easily misled-Chililabombwe Mayor

Lungu’s full speech to Parliament

OFFICIAL OPENING of the THIRD SESSION of the TWELFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY by HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU on Friday, 14th September, 2018 INTRODUCTION SPEAKER, I COME HERE TODAY COGNISANT OF THE FACT THAT THE HOPE OF OUR NATION RESTS, IN GREATER PART, WITH US THE HONOURABLE MEN AND WOMEN IN THIS AUGUST HOUSE. WE HAVE THE GREATEST POWER IN OUR LAND. THE POWER … Continue reading Lungu’s full speech to Parliament

Britain concerned with security of its nationals in Chingola

By Donna Mbalwe British High Commissioner to Fergus Chochran- Dyet says he is concerned with the British nationals’ safety in Chingola.   Mr Cochran-Dyet revealed that he got concerned when he received reports in the recent past that two (2) British nationals were attacked by unknown people who have not even been arrested yet. Mr Cochran-Dyet was speaking when he paid a courtesy call on … Continue reading Britain concerned with security of its nationals in Chingola

Mufulira receives another 65km for urban roads

By Thandiwe Tembo Mufulira has been awarded another 65 kilometers of township roads under the Zambia Township Roads project. AVIC International has been selected to execute the project within 24 months. The project is expected to kick off in mid-September with Butondo road taking seven kilometers plus installation of modern traffic lights at the junction of Butondo and Buntungwa roads. The road is also expected … Continue reading Mufulira receives another 65km for urban roads