Lusambo warns detractors

  By Bennie Mundando ALL those who are trying to frustrate President Edgar Lungu’s vision on the Copperbelt are my number one enemies and will be dealt with accordingly because we do not want to be derailed from delivering development to our people, Bowman Lusambo has vowed. And Mr Lusambo, who is Copperbelt

Local Court News

Husband denies wife conjugal rights for having bad behavior BY FRANK NYAMBE  THERE was laughter in Lusaka Local Court when a man said that he was waiting for his wife to change her behaviour before he could not make love to her after he discovered love letter from her boyfriend. Gift Ndibale, 45,

Business stories

Coffee project to produce 800MT for export By BUUMBA CHIMBULU OVER 800 tonnes of coffee will this year be produced by the Northern Coffee Corporation Limited out of the US$60 million investment, says company general manager Paul Bebbington. Mr Bebbington said the company will this year produce 800 tonnes of coffee from a

Meagre U-20 allowances irk FAZ councillor

  By BENNIE MUNDANDO IT IS ridiculous and an insult for the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to pay our victorious U-20 champions a meagre K5,000 after winning the COSAFA cup yet officials who travelled with them were given hefty allowances, a FAZ councillor has charged. Zanama Brave Rovers football club general secretary

Mulusa hails Zambia’s Mission in South Africa

By AARON CHIYANZO THE Zambian High Commission in South Africa must be emulated because it has repositioned itself by learning more economic diplomacy which is currently a worldwide paradigm shift away from the traditional political diplomacy, Lucky Mulusa has said. Mr Mulusa, who is National Planning and Development Minister, commended the performance

PMRC calls for  national infrastructure delivery plan

  By SANDRA MACHIMA GOVERNMENT should devise a National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2017-2021 that will be part of the Seventh National Development Plan to bring together all of the Government’s plans and resource estimates for economic infrastructure development over the next five years. Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) executive director Bernadette

LOCAL COURT NEWS

Man punches mother in-law to escape wife’s angry relatives By FRANK NYAMBE THERE was laughter in the Lusaka Local Court when a man said that he punched his mother in-law who was holding him to escape the wrath of his wife’s relatives who were beating him. Ernest Kaunda, 46, of Garden House compound

Let’s explore medical use of marijuana – ZMA

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By Aaron  Chiyanzo STAKEHOLDERS should seriously investigate the merits of the medical marijuana, Zambia Medical Association President Aaron Mujajati has advised. In an interview with the Daily Nation, Dr. Mujajati explained that there is enough evidence to prove that marijuana has numerous medical properties. He pointed out that like any other

4 UPND female cadres nabbed for booing police

  FOUR UPND women  cadres were recently arrested in Luanshya for booing police officers. Copperbelt police commissioner Charity Katanga has warned that her office would not tolerate indisciplined party cadres. Ms. Katanga named three of them as Sara Ngulube, 47, of house number no. 4033, Chimwemwe, Kitwe; Agness Chilunda, 42, of house no.11, Mukuba