Ndola based doc jumps to his death

A medical doctor in Ndola has allegedly committed suicide by jumping off from the Zambia State Insurance Corporation (ZSIC) owned Premium plaza in Kansenshi residential area. Copperbelt Province Police Commissioner Mary Tembo confirmed the incidence. She said the incidence happened last night at about 19.30 hours when the deceased whom she identified as Dr Kanyanta […]

No we are not rigging for PF, ECZ responds to Watchdog revelations

ZANIS—The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has refuted a story published by an online publication, the Zambian Watchdog, suggesting that the ongoing continuous voter registration exercise was aimed at rigging elections in favour of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF). ECZ Public Relation Manager Crispin Akufuna said electoral regulations of 2010 section 10 (1) on the […]

Nawakwi’s daughter murdered

A daughter of FFD president Edith Nawakwi named as Hatamba Hambulo has been murdered. Hatamba ‘s body was found dumped in a manhole in Lusaka’s Ibex Hill are around 20 hours on Tuesday. Her hands and legs were tied. Lusaka province police commissiner Joyce Kasosa revealed that a 22-year old Garden boy of Mtendere compound […]

Detailed legal battle for Nevers Mumba’s bail application

After Lusaka Chief Resident Magistrate Joshua Banda read the four charges against  Dr. Nevers Mumba which are wilfully failure to follow government procedure in receiving and disbursement of money from a private company donated to the Government of Zambia and three counts of abuse of authority of office by awarding contracts to carpet, repair electricals and build […]

Shikapwasha, Chanda Chimba, Mwanajiti locked up

Shikapwasha, Chanda Chimba, Mwanajiti locked up

Former Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Ronnie Shikapwasha has been arrested and detained at Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka. Stand Up for Zambia documentary producer Chanda Chimba the III has also been arrested and detained at the same Police station. Lt General Shikapwasha has been charged with two counts of abuse of authority of office. […]

Nevers Mumba out on bail

Opposition MMD president Nevers Mumba Wednesday morning  appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to all the four charges slapped on him . Dr Mumba was locked up at Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka overnight. He was granted bail for KR 30,000 (K30 million). Joint government investigations team public relations officer Namukolo Munyeme yesterday said […]

Kalaki’s korner: Michael’s New Year Message

I knocked on the door and went straight in. He was sitting upright in his armchair, wearing his full dress uniform as Commander-in-Chief, with gold braid, and a long row of medals for bravery awarded during the long and arduous Third Term Campaign.           ‘Hah, Spectator Kalaki,’ he greeted me gruffly, ‘if you’re looking for […]

K2 billion goes missing from Zanaco during rebasing

Over K2 billion non-rebased currency is reportedly missing in Zanaco and management are currently carrying out extensive investigations. Sources in the bank revealed that the cash is suspected to have been stolen on the eve of the currency re-basing but the bank would want to down-play the issue and remain secretive. Zanaco is one of […]

Lubinda does not regret firing Masebo & Kabimba’s illegitimate son

Lubinda does not regret firing Masebo & Kabimba’s illegitimate son

Though it is about to cost him his government job, foreign Affairs minister Given Lubinda does not regret recalling Sylvia Masebo and Wynter Kabimba’ son from the embassy in Japan. Tourism minister and Justice minister Wynter Kabimba have a 24 year old son Dick Masebo junior who was appointed deputy ambassador to Japan earlier last […]