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Ndola City Council denies giving land to Chinese Nationals

The photos show a site visit to John Liang by Investigation Officers from the Office of the Public Protector as evidence of demarcations and beacons placed in the said portion of the road.
The Ndola City Council would has denied allocating land to Chinese Nationals at Masansa Forest, opposite the New Medical Stores. Following various media reports the Local Authority management and Mayor Amon Chisenga conducted a site visit last week in the accompaniment of Bwana Mukubwa Member...

RTSA working on increasing speed limits on selected roads in Lusaka

The Road Transport and Safety Agency working with the Lusaka City Council has started the placement of revised speed limits on selected roads in Lusaka following concerns raised by stakeholders. This follows the conclusion of the review process of speed limits by the committee...

Ndola City Council has closed down 11 night clubs for operating beyond permitted hours

Ndola City Council Public Relations Manager Tilyenji Mwanza
The Ndola City Council has closed down six night clubs in the Central Business District and five others in Ndeke Township for operating beyond permitted hours. The Local Authority that recently warned liquor traders to operate within the confines of the Statutory Instrument Number 64...

Stalled CBU Hostels Project Requires K50 Million to Resume

Copperbelt University (CBU)
The Copperbelt University says K50 million is required for the stalled hostels construction works to resume. Copperbelt University Directorate of Planning, Property and Services, Bernard Mabo says the stalled project four years ago is currently on care and maintenance due to lack of...

Evicted Retired Munali Teachers Demand for Payment of their dues by the Government.

Zambia Police and Council Workers Demolishing the Houses of retired Munali Secondary School teachers
The retired Munali Secondary School teachers who were last week evicted from government houses by council police have demanded for payment of their dues by the government. The evicted teachers have also accused Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo of being behind the demolition of...

Socialist Party join in calls to declare the hunger situation a disaster

Socialist Party Public Rally
OPPOSITION Socialist Party in Western Province says it is concerned about the hunger situation in the region. In a statement, Western Province party spokeperson Preston Chinyama said it was criminal for the Patriotic Front government to down play the hunger situation in Western, Southern and...

Grade 12 pupil jailed for five years for tattooing grade three child

MAGISTRATE-COURT
A 19 year old pupil of Luwingu boarding secondary school has been convicted to five years imprisonment by the Luwingu magistrate court. Luwingu Magistrate Davy Simfukwe convicted Jonathan Mulenga of Chelstone compound in Luwingu district for one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on...

Man in court charged with unnatural offence

A 26 year old man of Ndola's Mushili - Kansengu area has appeared in the Ndola magistrate court for allegedly having sex with his two year old step son to gain fame in the music industry. The accused's wife Christine  has appeared as a witness...

Two Ndola women sentenced to 18 months in jail for inserting a bottle into another woman’s private parts

The Ndola High Court has sentenced to 18 years imprisonment two out of the five Ndola women who inserted a bottle into another woman's private parts. This is in a case where five women were alleged to have assaulted Denise Mwanakumbwila and occasioned her actual...

CBU surcharge reduced from K1500 to K150

CBU Vice Chancellor Naison Ngoma
The Copperbelt University management has announced a reduction of the surcharge imposed on students from K1500 to K150. CBU Vice Chancellor Professor Naison Ngoma disclosed this to Journalists in Kitwe this afternoon. Prof. Ngoma said the decision follows a consultative meeting with Higher Education Minister Dr....

Council, Police demolish Munali houses

Lusaka City Council and state police in the early hours of Thursday demolished illegal structures and evicted some retirees who have been residing in Munali secondary school teachers compound. This follows the expiry of a 14 days eviction notice issued to them. Among the structures brought...

Huawei Technicians Helped Zambian and Ugandan Governments Spy on Political Opponents

Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Zambia and Uganda intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s largest telecommunications company, dominates African markets, where it has sold security tools that governments...

Government appoints new RTSA board

Lunte Member of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya
Government has appointed and inaugurated a new Board of Directors for the Road Transport and Safety Agency. Transport and Communications Minister Mutotwe Kafwaya presided over the inauguration ceremony in Lusaka today. The Thirteen-member Board, chaired by Dr. Cornelius Chipoma, has Mr. Patrick Malindi, Dr. Henry Nkhoma,...

Nshindano is new ECZ CEO

Patrick Nshindano is its new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).
The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has finally announced that former Civil Society for Poverty Reduction Executive Director Patrick Nshindano is its new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO). In a statement, ECZ Public Relations Manager Margaret Chimanse said Commission Chairperson Esau Chulu wished Mr. Nshindano the...

Ministry of Mines Officials Accused of Undermining Supreme Court Judgement

MUYA and Company Legal Practitioners, the law firm representing Moxico Resources Zambia Limited has written to the Ministry of Mines urging them to stop contemptiously undermining the judgment of the Supreme Court of Zambia concerning the matter of Kalengwa Mine as disposed off in...