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Posts published in “Day: December 12, 2022

Who is your shibukombe (marriage mediator)

IF you are marrying into an African family, one thing you have to prepare for as a groom is to go with representatives to declare your intention for a hand in marriage.The law in Zambia recognises two types of marriage; statutory marriage, under the Marriage Act, and customary marriage, under different customs that may vary […]

Female avionics engineer lands dream job

By STEPHEN KAPAMBWE-Zambian women have continued to push boundaries with their efforts being recognised locally.A few days ago, Zambia’s Java Foods Chief Executive Officer Monica Musonda was named among 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world on the BBC 100 Women 2022.Ms Musonda, featured on the list with global music phenomenon Billie Eilish, […]

Zambia’s housing deficit to hit 3.3m units – NHA

By CHUSA SICHONE-ZAMBIA’S housing deficit is projected to reach about 3.3 million units by 2030, the National Housing Authority (NHA) has disclosed.The current housing deficit is around 1, 539, 000 units, but the gap was anticipated to reach 3, 328, 9...

Zambia’s housing deficit to hit 3.3m units – NHA

By CHUSA SICHONE-ZAMBIA’S housing deficit is projected to reach about 3.3 million units by 2030, the National Housing Authority (NHA) has disclosed.The current housing deficit is around 1, 539, 000 units, but the gap was anticipated to reach 3, 328, 9...

Horrific find!

By JOSEPH BANDA and JAMES KUNDA – TWENTY-SEVEN bodies with one found still gasping for air have been found dumped in Lusaka’s Ngwerere area around 06:00 hours yesterday, in a shocking case of suspected human trafficking.Police suspect the victims were Ethiopians.Police instituted investigations after visiting the crime scene following a public alert. Read more

HH leaves for US-African Leaders Summit

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has left Zambia for the United States (US) to attend the 2022 African Leaders summit in Washington DC pledging to further market the country.The summit will take place from December 13 to 15 and will be hosted by (US) President Joe Biden. Read more

Lusaka man kills wife

By JOSEPH BANDA-POLICE in Lusaka are investigating the suspected killing of a woman by her husband, who was later involved in a road traffic accident as he attempted to run away.Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said in a statement that the incident in which Pellegia Muligwi, 38, of Jesmondine, was found dead at her home, […]

Remains of Zambian student who died fighting in Ukraine war arrive

By JOSEPH BANDA-THE body of a Zambian student who died in Russia after he was secretly recruited to fight in the military invasion of Ukraine has arrived in the country.Lemekani Nathan Nyirenda’s remains arrived yesterday at the Kenneth Kaunda Interna...