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MTN sales agent stage managed kidnap By Bennie Mundando POLICE in Kalomo have arrested an MTN sales agent for giving false information after he claimed that he was abducted by some unidentified people who were reportedly demanding a ransom of K20, 000 from his family for his release.  It has now been revealed

BEWARE OF SMEAR CAMPAIGN, ZAMBIANS WARNED

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By Oscar Malipenga A VICIOUS campaign to convince Zambians that President Edgar Lungu and his cabinet ministers are corrupt has been launched by certain international firm which are now sponsoring outspoken political figureheads to attack the government alleging corruption in the awarding of contracts. Currently, there is a clear motive by certain

KENYA JAILS ZAMBIAN WOMAN FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

Tawanda Munyuki  in Nairobi A 40-YEAR-OLD Zambian woman is serving a life sentence in a Kenyan prison for drug trafficking. Zambia High Commissioner to Kenya Brenda Muntemba has confirmed that the woman. Catherine Banda, who is also a cancer patient, was arrested in 2015 as she was trying to cross from Kenya

RESHUFFLES RUMOURS FALSE, SAYS LUNGU

By Simon Muntemba PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he did not take Mfuwe vacation to plan of reshuffling his cabinet Ministers. And the Head of state as urged all civil servants and Ministers to share his vision of improving the lives of Zambians or risk being relieved of their duties. Speaking in Lusaka at

CONCOURT SETS OCT 30 FOR LUNGU’S ELIGIBILITY CASE

By Chintu Malambo THE Constitutional Court will on October 30 hear the petition in which four opposition political party leaders have petitioned it to interpret article 106 concerning the eligibility of President Edgar Lungu to contest the 2021 elections. This is in a matter in which four leaders of political parties that

ZAMBIA KEEN TO LEARN FROM IRAN, SAYS LUNGU

By Annie Zulu ZAMBIA is keen to learn from the Islamic Republic of Iran on how it has successfully exploited its oil and natural gas industry for the benefit of its people, President Edgar Lungu has said. President Lungu also said Zambia admired the economic diversification programme pursued by Iran from over

COPPER NEARS US$7,000 THRESHOLD

By Buumba Chimbulu THE price of copper on the international market has continued to rise and expected to reach the US$7,000 threshold a tonne. It is currently trading at US$6, 713.0 owing to genuine excitement among investors over worldwide growth and capacity cuts. And an international economist, Lubinda Habazoka, said the development

JUDGE JOINS RESIDENTS IN FIGHT AGAINST KALUNDU MALL

By Oscar Malipenga JUDGE Esau Chulu has demanded that Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) immediately stop Shumeite Investments Limited from illegally importing building materials at night for the construction of a controversial shopping mall in Kalundu. Judge Chulu, who is Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) chairperson and a resident of Kalundu Township,

KAMBWILI KNELT, BEGGED

...Gary Nkombo to accompany him to meet with South chiefs By Aaron Chiyanzo CHISHIMBA Kambwili knelt down before UPND Mazabuka constituency lawmaker, Gary Nkombo and begged him to accompany him as he went to apologise to the traditional leaders in Southern Province. According to impeccable sources, the Roan constituency lawmaker went to Mr

LUNGU ATTENDS KAGAME’S INAUGURATION

By Simon Muntemba PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu yesterday attended the inauguration of Rwandan President Paul Kagame at Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda following his re-election. Speaking shortly after the inauguration ceremony, President Lungu congratulated his Rwandan counterpart, saying his re-election showed the confidence that the Rwandan people had in him. President Lungu said the