World Bank Awards Zambia $33M

World Bank Awards Zambia $33M THE World Bank has given Zambia US$33.05 million to tacklea climate change, Minister of Development Planning Lucky Mulusa has said. Mr Mulusa said at a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday that the initiative will be implemented under a project dubbed Zambia Integrated Forest Landscape Programme (ZIFL-P). ZIFL-P, whose main

Zambia Beats Germany In A Glorious Come Back

What a comeback for Zambia, the African champions who came from behind to beat Germany 4-3 after extra-time and advance to the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea. Zambia seemed like they had the match won at 3-1 in the 89th minute but last minute goals from Suat

Accident In South Africa Leaves Four Zambians Dead

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) of Zambia has officially confirmed that four Zambians died this morning in a road traffic accident involving a Jitotwe bus in South Africa. In a statement today, RTSA Chief Executive Officer Zindaba Soko said the accident occured in Louise Richard town and the bus

President Edgar Lungu Threatens To Declare State of Emergency

President Lungu said he will be forced to declare a state of emergency unless people stopped damaging pubic property. “Police, look out for these law breakers and trouble makers and bring them to book. I am inclined to consider a state of emergency,” said Lungu when addressing his supporters. President Lungu however

Mazhandu Family Bus Services Still On Suspension

THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) says the suspension of the Road Service Licence (RSL) for Mazhandu Family Bus Services is still in effect. RTSA Head of Public Relations Frederick Mubanga has told Mwebantu that the suspended Mazhandu Road license will only be lifted after the operator meets the conditions

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 of malicious


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 regime had

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 with