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Posts published in “Day: December 16, 2022

EX-PS nabbed for graft

By JOSEPH BANDA – THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested former ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Sturdy Mwale for alleged corrupt practices involving more than US$573.9 million in relation to the procurement of the Gulfstream G650 Presidential Jet. Read more

Parley ratifies new DPP, ACC chiefs, other appointees

By JAMES KUNDA – PARLIAMENT has unanimously ratified the presidential appointments of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Gilbert Phiri, Secretary to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa and Anti-Corruption Commission Director General Tom Shamakamba.Also ratified is the appointment of Mwangala Zaloumis as Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) chairperson, Ali Simwinga as vice-chairperson and McDonald Chipenzi as commissioner. […]

Man, 81, U-turns on guilty plea in drug trafficking case

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE and MAPULANGA LIBINGA – THE 81-year-old man who had pleaded guilty to a charge of trafficking in psychotropic substances now says he is not guilty of the offence.Lusaka Chief Resident Magistrate, Davies Chimbwili had set yesterday for reading of facts and sentencing of Tie Mwape of the charge after he had readily […]

28 dumped Ethiopian bodies: Truck driver, several others arrested

By JAMES KUNDA – THE driver of the truck that carried the bodies of 28 migrants believed to be Ethiopian which were dumped in Lusaka last Sunday, is among several individuals arrested by police in connection to the case.Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Jack Mwiimbu said the motor vehicle had also been impounded. Read […]

Police net two patrons over killing of bar owner

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – POLICE in Ndola have launched a manhunt for two bar patrons of new Kaloko area who allegedly stoned to death a 34-year-old bar owner in their protest against the closing of the bar at night.

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