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Police arrest PeP leader Sean Tembo

Police arrest PeP leader Sean Tembo

1,034 ViewsPolice in Lusaka have arrested and detained Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) leader Sean Tembo for allegedly defaming President Edgar Lungu. Tembo, who is also the spokesperson of the Opposition Alliance, allegedly doubted President Lungu’s mental faculties in a statement issued on March 15, 2019. He was reacting to President Lungu’s State of the […]

KCM names Chris Sheppard as new CEO

519 ViewsKonkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) has announced that parent company Vedanta Resources Limited has appointed Christopher Sheppard as the new KCM Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective March 18, 2019 and is based at KCM Head Office in Chingola. Sheppard will drive all of KCM’s strategic business priorities across safety, environment, community, sustainability, people practices, […]

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Texila American University introduces pharmacy and nursing programs

632 ViewsTexila American University (TAU-Zambia) has announced the introduction of Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs in their April 2019 intake as approved by the Higher Education Authority, Health Professions Council of Zambia and the General Nursing Council of Zambia, respectively. The Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Science in […]

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Tasila Lungu handsover state of art sports ground

1,365 ViewsTasila Lungu, daughter to President Edgar Lungu has commissioned a state of art sports ground she built in Chawama township. Chawama one of the slums in Lusaka is where President Lungu has lived for years. He was a member of Parliament here before he became Head of state in 2015. Tasila serves as Councilor […]

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State House distances itself from Youngson award

2,091 ViewsState House has moved to distance itself from the posthumous honour bestowed on Kitwe gang leader Youngson Kalobo following a backlash. During Youth Day celebrations in Kitwe last week, Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu honoured Kalobo, who died in 2015 aged 37, describing him as a “gallant youth” who fought for youth empowerment. Copperbelt […]

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Govt sends relief food to flood-hit Lunga District

1,308 ViewsGovernment has released 100 metric tonnes of maize and other assortment of food stuffs to over 38,000 people in Lunga district whose houses and crop fields were submerged following a continuous heavy down pour. The floods that have hit Lunga district are said to be the worst in the last 20 years, the previous […]

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Government advised to promote playgrounds, not malls

989 Views Children should not be doing exercises on the road, it is dangerous for their safety and it would be better and healthier for the general population if more playgrounds were built than shopping malls, says the Zambia Road Safety Trust (ZRST). The nation’s leading NGO for Road Safety and sustainable transportation has advised […]

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Girl 13 impregnated by relative

14,135 ViewsBy Buumba Malambo A week ago a 13 Year old girl was found pregnant but she didn’t know who impregnated her. But I will tell you the truth she was raped by a family member or someone nearby and threatened not to report. When Doctors conducted tests on her they found she was not […]

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From rags to riches: How I moved to Norway

5,377 ViewsMy name is Maria Chipepo Aksel, I am 38. I was born and bred in Chaisa compound in Lusaka. My Parents were both poor domestic workers. When I was 16 years old my only brother Chola Chipepo and his friends were gunned down by police after they attempted to stage a Robbery in Lusaka’s […]

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Switch to plastic waste collection, Miles tells street vendors

1,058 ViewsLusaka Mayor Miles Sampa has implored street vendors to quit the illegal business and switch to collection of plastic waste for supply to recycling companies. Sampa says street vending remains an illegal business as it was against the Statutory Instrument (SI) No. 12 of 2018. He was speaking Thursday when he toured Hongsen Investment […]

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