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MMD cadre jailed for 2 years with simple labour for manslaughter

THE Chipata High Court on Wednesday sentenced an MMD party official to two years in prison with simple labour for causing the death of a Patriotic Front (PF) cadre. The accused, who is MMD Luangeni constituency youth chairperson, pushed...

Faustin Kabwe and Aaron Chungu granted bail

A LUSAKA magistrate’s court yesterday granted bail of K100 million each to two former Access Financial Services (AFS) Limited directors, Faustin Kabwe and Aaron Chungu. Ndola High Court deputy registrar, Jones Chinyama, granted the duo bail pending trial in chambers...

FTJ consulting lawyers on restoration of his immunity

FORMER Republican president, Frederick Chiluba is consulting his lawyers over the restoration of his immunity and other related legal matters following his acquittal in the case of alleged theft, his spokesman Emmanuel Mwamba has said. Mr Mwamba said in an...

MP pleads for the release of a woman convict detained for 9 months

Namwala Member of Parliament Major Robbie Chizyuka has appealed to Southern Province Permanent Secretary Darius Hakayobe to help a Mazabuka based convict with a 10 month old baby to get released from prison. Major Chizyuka said Susan Watama was sentenced...

Thandiwe launches Lady Betty cruise boat in Kafue

First Lady Thandiwe Banda has paid tribute to gallant women who contributed to the Liberation of the Zambia from the shuckles of colonialism. Mrs. Banda says despite the challenging and tasking role that that women played during the struggle for...

Task Force wont hand back FTJ’s executive designer suits and shoes-Nkole

Former President Frederick Chiluba's executive designer suits and shoes seized by the Task force on corruption will not be handed back to him despite his acquittal on Tuesday. And the Task Force says it will soon consult its prosecutors on...

Explain judgement- FODEP

FODEP has urged the Task Force on Corruption to explain the contents of the Judgement in the case where former president, Frederick Chiluba, was facing theft charges. The Lusaka Magistrate court on Monday acquitted Dr. Chiluba who had been facing...

Xavier Chungu convicted for forgery, but walks to freedom

A LUSAKA magistrates’ court has sentenced former intelligence chief, Xavier Chungu to nine months imprisonment on two counts of forgery and uttering a false document. Delivering judgment in a case in which Chungu, who was arrested for forging and uttering...

NAPSA appeals to firms to register workers

The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has implored firms and other business organizations to register their employees with the institution so that they benefit from the pensions scheme at the end of their working lives. Speaking during a seminar for...

Tetamashimba and Wina recovering

LOCAL Government and Housing Minister Ben Tetamashimba, who is admitted to a Johannesburg hospital, is said to be in a stable condition. Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Leslie Mbula, said in a telephone interview last night that medical personnel...
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Do not politicize voter’s registration exercise – GBM

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President Lungu concerned with the increased cases of reported fish thefts in cages

President Edgar Lungu has expressed concern with the increased cases of reported fish thefts in cages. President Lungu said the vice is a...

Heavy rains leaves trail of destruction in Itezhi-Tezhi

Property worth thousands of kwacha has been destroyed following a night of strong winds and heavy rains in Itezhi Tezhi District in Central Province. The...

Speaker urges MPs to be ambassadors of peace

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Patrick Matibini has urged law makers to take advantage of their strategic position in Zambian politics to...

The Current Voter Registration is in a Mess

By Charles Kakoma, UPND Spokesman. Many people are disappointed and upset with the current voters registration exercise. After visiting many registration centres, I...