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First Republican President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda has described his late wife as a great activist for Zambia’s Independence. He says Betty was ‘a dear wife, friend, advisor and supporter.’ Dr. Kaunda, in a message read on his behalf by family representative Pius Kasutu during a Church Service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, said […]

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A Lusaka magistrate court has thrown out an application to recall Inspector General (IG) of Police to testify in a matter in which six police officers are accused of theft. This was after the defence team asked the court to recall Ms Stella Libongani because they felt that the subpoena witness that was called to […]

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A small ant-hill will be buried in the half grave that was prepared for the former First Lady Mama Betty Kaunda at Lubwa Mission in Chinsali District of Muchinga Province where she was initially to be buried. Senior Chief Nkula of the Bemba speaking People of Chinsali disclosed this in Mpika today when Colonel Panji […]

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Zambia’s First President Kenneth Kaunda is responding well to treatment, his second born son, Dr Waza has told Zambian Eye. Dr. Kaunda was admitted to University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka on Friday night due to stress caused by the death of his wife Betty. This resulted into postponing the burial from Sunday to Friday this […]

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President Michael Sata has extended the national mourning, which was declared in honour of Mama Betty Kaunda for another five days ending on Friday, 28 September 2012 when the burial will now take place. In a statement made available to ZANIS today, by Acting Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska said the period of mourning […]

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The body of former first lady mama Betty Kaunda has arrived in the country. First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda accompanied the body which arrived at about 14 hours aboard Air Zimbabwe. President Michael Sata was at hand to receive the body at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. The airport was filled with a solemn and […]

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President Michael Sata has taken over Road Development Agency (RDA) from Works and Supply saying it will now be under his office. He said this when he launched the link Zambia 8000 road project that is estimated to cost of K28.4 trillion. “I am removing RDA from Works, they will now report to me because […]

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President Michael Sata will tomorrow September 20 launch the Link Zambia 8000 project and commission the commencement of works for the upgrading of the Lusaka Leopards Hill Road project via Chiawa to Chirundu District. This is according to a press statement made available to ZANIS by Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public […]

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The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a 30 year old maid of Lusaka for being in possession of US$700 counterfeit notes. DEC Public Relations Officer Samuel Silomba says the maid identified as Rose Nikisi of Ng’ombe Compound was on September 12 found in possession of the counterfeit notes which she presented to a named […]

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With police restrictions for him and his party to hold public and in-door meetings with his officials and supporters, Hakainde Hichilema has now resorted to visit public places and communities to interact with people countrywide. Mr. Hichilema who heads the opposition UPND has started with Western province. On Monday he was in Koama where he […]

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