Sunday’s Local Court stories

Young woman who allegedly frequented bars divorced By FRANK NYAMBE   A  LUSAKA woman who loved the taste of beer in the company of men has lost her marriage in the Local Court. This was after Edson Lungu, 28, of Chawama compound sued his wife, Karen Kaliza, 21, of Makeni for divorce on allegation

Sunday’s text messages

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Fred M’Membe having sleepless nights Editor, Yes, the dominoes have started falling. I’m sure now M’membe is having sleepless nights. The man is in a web of mammoth problems that he seems not to know how to sort them out. But there is something to remember, the way M’membe is

Sunday’s Letters

Things fall apart for Mutinta Mazoka M’membe Dear Editor It is reportedly said that impunity was like a bottle of whisky; you have a sip, enjoy the taste, take another and before you know it the bottle is finished and you are drunk. It looks at least – that Fred M’membe’s wife

ZRP lauds Lungu on ministers’ quarterly  reports

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  By ANNIE ZULU PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu’s move to demand quarterly reports from ministers proves that he is passionate about developing Zambia, says Zambia Republican Party (ZRP) president Wright Musoma. Mr Musoma said this would enable the minister’s work hard and improve the livelihood of the Zambian people. “As ZRP we are very

Probe Lilayi sex abuse of female police officers-NGO

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  By Mailesi Banda The alleged sexual harassment of female police officers at Lilayi Training College by their superiors has been poorly handled by the concerned authorities, says female activist and director of Sisters For Real director Agnes Banda. Ms Banda has since appealed to home affairs minister Steven Kampyongo and the Human

FQM spends US$3.5m on Solwezi-Ching0la Road

  By SANDRA MACHIMA FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has spent more than US$3.5 million in engineering and maintenance works at the Solwezi-Chingola road. FQM head of government affairs John Gladston said the mining firm had worked on 128km of the 168km road, carrying out pothole and shoulder repairs, and reconstruction of certain sections

War against cancer in children needs teamwork, says First lady

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  By JUSTINA MULENGA FIRST lady Esther Lungu has called for renewed collaboration to care for children with cancer globally. She said this during the International Childhood Cancer Day in collaboration with the Kayula Childhood Cancer Foundation for 2017 under the theme “Together for Kids with Cancer” which was held at Mulungushi International

Police attempt to lift M’membe’s printing machine

By OSCAR MALIPENGA POLICE yesterday attempted to seize a printing machine mounted in the car park of former Post Newspapers proprietor Fred M'membe's yard on Nangwenya road in Lusaka's Rhodes park area. The printing machine was being used to print the Mast newspapers. Police, however, could not manage to lift the printing machine,


  ...for issuing death threats on President Lungu   MUTINTA Mazoka M’membe should explain what she meant when she said “Zambia yaba Lungu? Tukamona! How many people have died?”, or she (Mutinta) will be reported to the police for threatening the life of the President, Mandevu Constituency Patriotic Front (PF) constituency secretary Lemmy

UNCTAD cautions African countries over soaring debt

  By BUUMBA CHIMBULU AFRICAN countries have been cautioned by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to carefully monitor their current accounts as they are the major contributors to recent external debt. UNCTAD explains that the current account requires a careful monitoring of the debt vulnerabilities of countries to recent