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Police arrest suspect for beating chief

Police in Solwezi have arrested one suspect alleged to be part of the mob of mourners that assaulted Chief Chikola of the Lamba people of Solwezi district over the weekend…

Kasama businessman kills himself after sex with daughter is revealed

A KASAMA-based business executive yesterday committed suicide at his farm near the airport after a seven-year incestuous relationship with his twenty-one-year-old daughter was exposed. The late business man was identified..

PF leadership in Kasama disowns Kelvin Sampa, threatens to expel any member associating with him

The Patriotic Front (PF) in Kasama has disowned former MMD supporter Kelvin Sampa and has warned its members against associating with him alleging that he was carrying out clandestine political..

Man turns up at ZESCO offices with his beddings in protest against poor service delivery

A KASAMA man caused a stir on Monday night when he arrived at the ZESCO offices with beddings demanding to spend a night at the premises as a way of..

6 people die on the spot in a bus and truck head on collision

Seven people have died while two others have sustained injuries in a head on collision road traffic accident involving a Noah bus and South a African truck at Chisekesi in..

Youths in Chinsali not benefiting from Construction Works.

Some Youths in Chinsali have complained of not benefiting from the construction works taking place in the Provincial Capital of Muchinga Province. The youths said they have been moving from..

Chipata Bishop warns Priests against taking a partisan stance during their work

CHIPATA Catholic Diocese Auxiliary Bishop Benjamin Phiri has warned priests against showing their partisan stance during their vocational work. Bishop Phiri said during chrism mass held at St Annes Cathedral..

8 people drown after Hippo attacks their boat

Eight people have drowned in Chuungu Lagoon in Lochinvar Game park after a vicious hippo hit the two paddling boats in which they were. Confirming the death of the eight..

46 year old man nabbed for sodomising 13 year old boy

Police in Nsama district in Northern province have arrested a 46 year old man of Munwa village for alleged Sodomy of a 13 year old boy of the same areas…

Kelvin Sampa Supporters

GBM and Kelvin Sampa supporters clash in Kasama, police arrest 3

POLICE in Kasama have arrested three people following a clash between supporters of former Defence minister Geoffrey Mwamba and civil rights activist Kelvin Sampa that left some with minor injuries…

10 dead on Mwinilunga -Solwezi road accident

Over 10 people yesterday perished when a bus they were travelling in from Mwinilunga to Solwezi in North-Western Province plugged into Kabompo River. North-Western Province Police Commissioner Eugene Sibote confirmed..

Hunger is looming in Luena constituency as floods affect good harvest

Opposition ADD Luena Member of Parliament Mwambwa Imenda says hunger is looming in her constituency as floods as have affected the prospect of a good harvest. She said floods have..

Kasempa pupils learning in church buildings

PUPILS at Kelongwa Primary School in Kasempa District have now gone over one year learning from church and court buildings. This follows delayed rehabilitation of the school, which was closed..

70% of girls in Solwezi still fall pregnant after re-entry into school.

About 70 percent of pupils that are re-admitted after falling pregnant at Mwajimambwe Primary School in Chief Mumena’s area in Solwezi district fall pregnant again. School Head Teacher Titus Kikolomo..

Crocodile kills mother and daughter

A twenty-six year old woman of Mbabala area in Samfya district with her six months old baby were last Sunday attacked and killed by a crocodile on Lake Bangweulu. Luapula..