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Court sentences Mom to 5 years imprisonment for assaulting daughter

Court sentences Mom to 5 years imprisonment for assaulting daughter

A 25 year old woman from Serenje has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for assaulting her eight-year-old daughter. Mirriam Musonda of Zambia township wailed uncontrollably outside the Serenje Magistrate’s..

Baby kidnapped from home while parents were asleep

A three year old baby was kidnapped from her home in Nchelenge District and later dumped by the thief. Luapula Province Commissioner of Police Malcolm Mulenga said that the child..

Inferno leaves 17 families homeless in Kalabo

Seventeen families have been left homeless after an inferno that swept through their homes destroying property worth thousands of Kwacha in two separate incidences in Kalabo District. And one person..

Kasama high court sentences 3 men to death by hanging

Kasama high court sentences 3 men to death by hanging

The Kasama High Court has sent three men to the gallows for murder including one who murdered his estranged wife and hid her body under a heap of unshelled maize…

ACC arrest musician Thomson Nswima

The Anti -Corruption Commission (ACC) in Kasama has arrested two people for corruption involving K10, 000. The offence is contrary to the laws of Zambia. ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy..

Girl 7, defiled by boy 12 in Chama, Muchinga Province

A 7 year- old girl of Chama District in Muchinga Province has been defiled by a 12- year- boy. Muchinga Assistant Police Commissioner Peter Kabengele confirmed the development to ZANIS..

Exorcism kills suspected witch in Kalomo district

Police in Kalomo have launched a manhunt for a named clergyman who is on the run for causing death of one of his faithful through exorcism. The clergyman is on..

Kasama housewife jailed for causing death of another womans baby

A Kasama housewife has been convicted by a Kasama High court for causing the death of a baby that was strapped to the back a woman she was fighting with.Presiding..

Chavuma in false Ebola alert as Angolan Woman dies bleeding

Government has dispelled fears that an Angolan national who was quarantined on Thursday evening at Chiingi border post in Chavuma District in North-western Province for suspected Ebola virus did not..

40 year old Serenje man hangs himself with Chitenge material

A 40 year old man of Kapanda area in Serenje District in Central Province has committed suicide. Gilbert Kalunga of Chief Kabamba’s area committed suicide yesterday by hanging himself with..

All districts in Muchinga province receive for 2014 / 15 farming season

All districts in Muchinga Province have received their allocation of D- compound fertilizer for the 2014 / 15 farming season. Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Bwalya Ngándu says all the districts..

Residents fume after DC drills borehole meant for the community on his plot

Some residents of Kaoma are irked with their District Commissioner Joster Manjolo’s decision to drill a borehole on his plot in the district’s Kalukungu compound which was initially meant for..

PF youth protest against poor service delivery in Kazungula

Youths in Kazungula have given a 24-hour ultimatum to top council officials to vacate their offices before being locked out for alleged incompetence. The youths have also accused the Kazungula..

Mob kills man suspected of committing arson in Mansa

Mansa/Aug 26/14, ZANIS—–A 40-year-old has been killed by a mob justice in Mwansabombwe for allegedly setting ablaze houses in which property worth over K46, 000 has been destroyed. The man,..

Transporters demand their dues from FRA in Luwingu District

Transporters engaged by Food Reserve Agency (FRA) to ferry maize bought from farmers in various depots in Luwingu district of the Northern Province have not been paid their dues. ZANIS..