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Posts published in “Day: February 23, 2023

Katanga received thousands of Kwacha on her salary account – Witness

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A WITNESS has told the Lusaka magistrate court that former Police deputy inspector general Charity Katanga received thousands of Kwacha on her salary account held at the Zambia National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) between 2015 and 2021. Read more

Notorious criminal gunned down

By PASSY HAACHIZO-A NOTORIOUS criminal of Lusaka’s Garden Township, who was being hunted by the police for a series of robberies, has been shot dead by the police’s Anti-Robbery squad in Kabwe.

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‘No special favours for British firms’

By JOSEPH BANDA – THE British Government does not seek special advantage for its companies to invest in Zambia, but is instead keen to create a fair and open investment playing field where the country can have the best for its citizens, British High Commissioner Nicholas Woolley has said. Read more

Road contracts cancelled

By JAMES KUNDA – GOVERNMENT has terminated over 200 out of 240 non-performing contracts worth K10 billion.The contracts affect 7,685 kilometres of rural roads.Local Government and Rural Development Minister Gary Nkombo said this in a ministerial statement to Parliament yesterday. Read more

LCC cracksdown on food vendors

By FELIX NKINKE – THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) in its ongoing cholera prevention measures and to rid the city of dirt on Tuesday night swang into action and destroyed over 500 wooden pallets that illegal vendors use to sell cooked food and alco...

Amos Chanda destroyed evidence, court hears

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A DRUG Enforcement Commission (DEC) officer yesterday told a Lusaka Magistrate court that he heard former Presidential Aide Amos Chanda tell his former co-accused persons that he had burnt the case record of a corruption matter they were facing. Read more

2,500 bags of mealie-meal seized at Kasumbalesa

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – AUTHORITIES at the Kasumbalesa Border Post in Chililabombwe have confiscated more than 2,500 bags of mealie -meal which was about to be smuggled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) .

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ZNBS issued 28 mortgages worth K11m without collateral

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Zambia National Building Society (ZNBS) issued 28 mortgages valued at K10.9 million without collateral, the Parliamentary Committee on parastatal bodies and other statutory institutions has heard.Read more