Ndola killer cop to appear in the High Court for trial

THE Ndola police officer of Lubuto who shot dead a civilian has been committed to the High Court for trial. Obed Nkhoma, 38, a truck driver, was shot dead by a police officer in December last year. The police officer, who is alleged to have been acting on a report

South Africa HUNTS DOWN ZAMBIAN ‘KILLER’

THE South African Police Service (SAPS) is looking for a Zambian in connection with the murder of his son and girlfriend, who died after their home was set ablaze.Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba said SAPS had sought the help of his office to help locate Abassy Banda,

Our women are no longer safe – Jalila

A CHOMA based human rights activist Bright Jalila says there is nothing that Zambian women can commemorate International Women’s Day for when their plight is not respected. In an interview, Jalila said this year’s women’s day which fell yesterday was an embarrassment to the country. He said the current PF

Survival in Zambia now only for the fittest – Chipimo

NATIONAL Restoration Party president Elias Chipimo Junior says survival in Zambia is now only for the fittest.And Chipimo says Zambia has a leadership crisis. Meanwhile, NAREP national chairperson jimmy Mubambwe says the opposition party will always engage in issue-based politics.Chipimo said Zambians were going through hardships because the current Patriotic Front

Survival in Zambia now only for the fittest – Chipimo

NATIONAL Restoration Party president Elias Chipimo Junior says survival in Zambia is now only for the fittest.And Chipimo says Zambia has a leadership crisis. Meanwhile, NAREP national chairperson jimmy Mubambwe says the opposition party will always engage in issue-based politics.Chipimo said Zambians were going through hardships because the current Patriotic

Beer impaired me, submits murder accused Precious Longwe

PRECIOUS Longwe, a Lusaka woman who is alleged to have killed her husband after she shot him five times in May last year, says she acted out of intoxication that had impaired her mind to the extent that she temporarily became insane. High Court judge Sharon Newa has found Longwe

Reject Lungu’s ill-treatment of Fred M’membe, urges UPND

LUAPULA Province UPND chairman Besa Chimbaka says the persecution of private media not only affects the freedom of information but also hinders national development. Chimbaka said in an interview that well-meaning Zambians should not support President Edgar Lungu and the PF government’s barbaric treatment of Post editor Dr Fred M'membe and

Reject Lungu’s ill-treatment of Fred M’membe, urges UPND

LUAPULA Province UPND chairman Besa Chimbaka says the persecution of private media not only affects the freedom of information but also hinders national development. Chimbaka said in an interview that well-meaning Zambians should not support President Edgar Lungu and the PF government’s barbaric treatment of Post editor Dr Fred M’membe

Maiko happy that government opening up to debate on marijuana

RESPECTED musician Maiko Zulu says Zambians should take advantage of the government’s pronouncement that cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes is legal by engaging the Ministry of Health for the country’s full benefit from the trade. Maiko, who in 2009 was jailed six months with hard labour for trafficking in