Home » Archives by category » Breaking News (Page 3)
Police arrest people suspected to be burning buildings, man trying to recruit Soldiers to kill govt officials

Four people suspected to be behind burning of buildings and markets have been arrested in Lusaka, police has confirmed. And police say they have also arrested man trying to recruit soldiers who will kill government officials. In a press release today, Police Spokesperson Esther Mwata Katongo says the five people have been detained and investigationsee […]

Continue reading …
HH bursts out laughing in court as the amended treason charge is read

HH COURT UPDATE 13:00HRS UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has laughed at the Overt Acts as stipulated in the indictment for his treason charge. And police used teargas canisters to disperse UPND supporters who mobilised outside the court building to demand for the release of their party leader. HH’s treason charge was allocated to magistrate David […]

Continue reading …
HH wanted to overthrow Lungu’s government, State tells court

Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has appeared before the Lusaka Magistrate court in case he is charged with treason with state prosecutors submitting that he wanted to overthrow President Lungu’s government. And the Magistrate Court has torn apart the charge of treason Hichilema is charged with four others. But he said he has no powers to […]

Continue reading …

Elias Chipimo has observed that the country is experiencing serious tension and simmering political turmoil. And the National Restoration Party (NAREP) ledaer has charged that there is no legal justification for charging UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema with treason. Chipimo pointed out that high levels of intolerance and heavy handed approach by the law enforcement agencies have caused […]

Continue reading …
ZRA targets to raise K8 billion in penalties amnesty

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has targeted to raise over K8 billion in an amnesty on interest and penalties launched today. ZRA Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda has told a media briefing that the amnesZRA CG Chandaty will run from 24th April to 31st July, 2017. Mr. Chanda says during this period, taxpayers are expected to […]

Continue reading …
Bishops – Banda, Mwanza, Ndhlovu have hired themselves as jukeboxes of Lungu, says Nevers

MMD faction leader Nevers Mumba has taken a swipe at his fellow clergmen, Bishop Joshua Banda of Northmead Assemblies of God, Pukuta Mwanza of Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia and Reverend Alfred Ndhlovu of BIGOCA accusing them of being PF Cadres. Mumba, whose MMD faction is in an alliance with the opposition UPND has charged that […]

Continue reading …
Lungu says he hates being at Royal Livingstone Hotel

By Prince Lubanga PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he is never happy to be at the Royal Livingstone Hotel because UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema is a board member. Some workers at the Royal Livingstone Hotel have disclosed that President Lungu upon arrival for the World Medical Association cocktail on Thursday asked if the workers were being […]

Continue reading …

Yona Musukwa writes: A very foolish police officer has shot a Bus Driver near Kanwala prison. The Police officer who was driving a Mark 2 blocked the Bus and demanded a driver’s Licence. The Bus Driver refused, then the officer pulled out a Pistol and shot the Driver in the abdomen and the passager. The […]

Continue reading …
Chanda Chimba III walks to freedom

Chanda Chimba III has walked to freedom following the exercise of presidential prerogative of mercy by President Edgar Lungu. Freelance Journalist Chanda Chimba was jailed for two years in November 2016. He was convicted for disposing off property suspected to have been obtained from unlawful sources. Chimba is suffering from prostate cancer and spent much of […]

Continue reading …
PF insists Catholic Bishops should persuade UPND to recognise Lungu as President

The Patriotic Front as party has also asked the Roman Catholic Church Bishops to engage the opposition UPND and persuade them to recognise Edgar Lungu as the dully elected President of Zambia. In a statement issued by the PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya, the ruling party is affirming the statement issued by government yesterday for […]

Continue reading …