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Bakala names AFCON, COSAFA qualifiers squad

327 Views Zambia Under 17 Men’s national team coach Ian Bakala has named a final twenty member squad for the TotalEnergies U-17 Africa Cup of Nations/COSAFA Qualifier to be held next month. Bakala has named a squad with the majority of players who took part in the UEFA U-16 Invitational tournament in Georgia played earlier […]

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5 criminals on police wanted list shot dead during fire exchange

512 Views Five suspected criminals have been shot dead by police in Chililabombwe District on the Copperbelt. Police say the five are ex-convicts who have been on the wanted list for the offences of Theft of Motor Vehicles and Aggravated Robberies on the Copperbelt. Copperbelt Provincial Police Chief Peacewell Mweemba says the sixth suspect, believed […]

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Earthquake kills scores injures hundreds

262 ViewsAn earthquake on the main Indonesian island of Java has killed scores of people and injured hundreds, say officials. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java, at a shallow depth of 10km (6 miles), according to US Geological Survey data. Scores of people were taken to hospital, with many treated outside. […]

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Over 3000 workers down tools at Mopani, Konkola Copper Mines

471 Views More than ten contractors who represent more than 3000 workers have so far withdrawn services from Mopani and Konkola Copper Mines on the Copperbelt because of non- payment. Confirming the development to Phoenix News, Association of Mine Suppliers and Contractors’ president Costa Mwaba said the survival of contractors and suppliers on the Copperbelt […]

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Maxwell Chongu, wife arrested

563 Views Zambia Police Service Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale has confirmed the arrest of renowned business person Maxwell Chongu and his wife Rozyna Mweemba Mumba. The police also grabbed the couple’s house and mercedes benz vehicle. Mwale said the two have been arrested for undertaking construction works without a valid National Council for Construction Certificate […]

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Court orders Jacob Zuma to return to jail

422 ViewsSouth Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to prison after upholding an earlier ruling that his medical parole had been unlawful. But it is not clear if he will spend any more time in jail. The 80-year-old was given a 15-month sentence last year for contempt of […]

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Police officers beaten in Katete

1,541 ViewsNine Police officers have been seriously injured after a mob attacked them in Kamwaza village in Katete District, Eastern Province. All nine police officers are admitted to St. Francis Mission Hospital in Katete District. Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said the incident occurred on November 19, 2022 around 16:00 hours in Kamwaza village about […]

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Beer sales to be banned in stadiums at Qatar World Cup

414 ViewsFederation International Football Association (FIFA) has confirmed that sale of beer will be banned in Qatar stadiums during the 2022 World Cup. Qatar authorities have pressing FIFA to ban all sales of long-time World Cup beer sponsor Budweiser at the eight venues, according to reports. The World Cup organising committee and FIFA both declined […]

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Tayali identifies senior officer who tortured him while in detention

773 Views Economic Equity Party (EEP) leader Chilufya Tayali has spoken how he was tortured by a senior officer while in police cells whom he went to identify. He says he would like to tell his story of how badly he was beaten by one of the most senior officers at Force (Service) Headquarters in […]

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Break-ins at GBM, Amon Jere’s houses

1,157 Views There has been break-ins at Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) and Amon Jere’s houses in New Kasama. Information filtering through are that the break in happened last evening in which a television set was allegedly stolen at GBM’s house. His neighbour, Amon Jere confirmed breaking at GBM, and at his own house in New […]

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