KK discharged From UTH

First Republican President, Kenneth Kaunda has been discharged from the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) where he was admitted. Dr. Kaunda was discharged -Saturday. UTH Public Relations Officer, Kennedy Makukula confirmed the development to ZNBC news. The former President was admitted to the hospital - Thursday.

Women still angry with Shakafuswa

Police in Lusaka have prevented women from staging a demonstration against Finance Deputy Minister, Jonas Shakafuswa, over a statement which has injured women. The women who were organised by the Non Governmental Coordinating Council were dispersed because they had not obtained a police permit. Lusaka Division...

Govt gives K2.4 billion to light up Sinazongwe villages

Sinazongwe District Commissioner (DC) Laiven Apuleni has disclosed that government has released K2.4 billion for Rural Electrification Programme (REP) to light up villages Mr. Apuleni expressed happiness that government has remained committed to fulfill promises that the valley people have been appealing for to have...

DEC Chief Intelligence officer wanted for Drug dealing

The Lusaka Magistrates Court has ordered the arrest of Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) Chief Intelligence officer, Michael Musonda. He is wanted is for supplying cocaine to jailed Portuguese national, Alpine Julies. Resident Magistrate, Joshua Banda has however, ordered that Lawyers representing Mr. Julies make a formal...

Grade 12 results out, 19,500 fail

Over 30,600 out of a total of 50,200 pupils who sat for the grade 12 examinations last year have passed and obtained full school certificates. This represents a decrease from 61.25 per cent of candidates who obtained full certificates in 2006 to 60.98 per cent...

Heritage Commission records increased visitations

The National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC) in Northwestern Province has recorded a 45 per cent increase in the number of people visiting heritage sites in the province since 2006. Northwestern NHCC Regional Director Simon Musonda disclosed this in an interview with ZANIS in Solwezi today. Mr....

Mob killings must be frowned upon

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has condemned the mob killing of suspected criminals by members of the public. HRC Director Enoch Mulembe has urged the general public to desist from participating in mob killings as every individual is deemed innocent until proven guilty by the...

New UNZA Hostels reach slab level

The construction of students hostels at the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road campus in Lusaka have reached slab level. UNZA Acting Public Relations Manager, Stanslous Chewe says the project is on schedule. Once completed the hostels will accommodate two hundred and forty students at...

Robbers slay Lusaka’s Chawama businessman

Barely a day after Chawama Member of Parliament expressed concern at the increasing rate of crime in Misisi compound, armed robbers have shot dead a Lusaka businessman, Wilson Mwanza, of Willie Investment in the same area. Brother to the deceased Dickson Daka confirmed the development...

Govt. concludes process of purchasing bullet proofs

Government has completed the process of purchasing bullet proofs for police officers to increase their security while on duty. Home Affairs Minister Ronnie Shikapwasha disclosed this in an interview with ZANIS today. Lt. Gen. Shikapwasha said the police officers’ duty to secure the nation is a...

DEC rounds up illegal drug trafficers

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested two Somali nationals, a Congolese and several Zambians for trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. In a press release made available to ZANIS in Lusaka today, DEC Public Relations and Press Liaison officer Rosten Chulu said the...

UK committed to promote quality legal services in Zambia

The United Kingdom (UK) says it will continue supporting the efforts of the Law Association of Zambia and the South London Law Society in promoting access to quality legal services for the vulnerable people in Zambia. In a press Release made available to ZANIS in...

Reduce electricity consumption, Mwanawasa asks Zambians

President Levy Mwanawasa has asked Zambians to reduce electricity consumption during peak hours of the day saying taking such measures would reduce load shedding. And President Mwanawasa has directed the Minister of Finance and National Planning, Ng’andu Magande to urgently suspend duty on a selected...

Chinese mine manager kills copper theft suspect

A CHINESE national has shot dead a suspected criminal at Boaxing Mining in Ndola where he attempted to steal copper plates. According to the police, the suspect was shot around 03:00 hours on Saturday. A firearm believed to have been used in several thefts was...

Change strategy of evangelism, Catholic priests told

Catholic Diocese of Chipata Bishop, George Lungu has called on priests in the diocese to change the strategy of evangelising. Bishop Lungu was speaking in his Homily during Mass held at St. Anne's Parish in Chipata, in line with the theme for the liturgical year,...