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

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

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

FDD says K3,000 salary for councillor a mockery

FDD says the K3,000 monthly salary for a councillor is a mockery and testament that the ruling PF does not understand and appreciate the function of local authorities in national development. FDD spokesperson Antonio Mwanza on Saturday stated that those who did not understand and appreciate the role and function

Chilufya Shrinks Malepe As Zambia Beats SA 1-0

Chilufya Shrinks Malepe As Zambia Beats SA 1-0 Zambia has beaten South Africa 1-0 in the CAF under-20 semi-final match played in Lusaka. The junior Chipolopolo toiled to find the back of the net, but fell short on several occasions as Amajita captain Tercious Malepe proved too tough to penetrate.