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13 nabbed in Chingola for riotous behaviour

By SYLVIA MWEETWA and CHUSA SICHONE – THIRTEEN people have been apprehended in Chingola following riotous behaviour in which four vehicles were set ablaze when police were burying the remains of a body discovered in a decomposed state.Copperbelt...

4 bandits snatch K90,000 from Solwezi miner

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – FOUR armed men have snatched K90,000 from a Solwezi-based miner who was lured to Chingola by the bandits who pretended that they were selling a motor vehicle.The attackers also attempted to strangle the victim with a rope but he managed to overpower one of the attackers and run away.Read more

Time to take stock of disbursed CDF grants

THERE is normally a fanfare at the distribution of Constituency Development Funds (CDF).This is because the CDF is meant to address the development needs of communities around the country.And one message is consistent at the distribution ceremonies of these funds and this is that ‘don’t forget to pay back’.In today’s edition of the newspaper, we […]

KCM procures machinery for Nampundwe worth $131,000

By KETRA KALUNGA in Shibuyunji – KONKOLA Copper Mine (KCM) has said the newly-procured two front-end loaders for Nampundwe Mine in Shibuyunji will ramp up production of pyrite a vital mineral in the copper smelting process at Nchanga Smelter in Chingola.KCM provisional liquidator Celine Nair said the equipment purchased at a cost of $131, 035 […]

Chingola-Kasumbalesa road 65 p.c. done

By EMILY KUWEMA – CONSTRUCTION works on the Chingola-Kasumbalesa road have made progress now covering more than 65 per cent towards completion.The road works starting from Chingola to Kasumbalesa stretching 35 kilometres was being constructed under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) with Turbo Kachin Investment Consortium as the concessionaire.Road Development Agency (RDA) Copperbelt regional manager, […]

‘Holy oil’ kills baby

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – A-TWO-YEAR-OLD baby in Chingola has died after the mother fed her suspected poisonous liquid believed to be anointing oil from a ‘woman of God’ meant to heal the child’s fractured leg. Read more

IDC to scale up cargo transport

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is implementing a plan to enable Zambia Railways rehabilitate its rail line from Chingola to Livingstone to improve train speeds and cargo.

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Five family members perish in road horror

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-SIX people, including a family of five died after the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a truck on the Solwezi- Chingola Road on Sunday evening around 19:00 hours near Kabitata stream.North-Western Police Commanding Officer Dennis Moola said in a statement yesterday that five of the victims including a four-year-old boy were […]

Dowry: No credit in death

TRADITIONALY, when a man wants to marry, certain conditions have to be met if the marriage is to be legal.One of the conditions is the need for a man who is marrying to pay insalamu.Apart from insalamu, men are required to pay what is known in some Zambian tribes as lobola – which is an […]

‘No gays here’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and MAYA NTANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has maintained that his strong Christian and moral background does not allow him to support the lesbian and gay culture, maintaining that the country will continue to be a Christian nation. Read more

‘Urgent border fix needed’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema will urgently engage his Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) counterpart Felix Tshisekedi and other regional leaders to find a lasting solution to the persistent delays in clearing traffic at the Kasumbalesa Border. Read more

Spouse killer nabbed

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-A SIXTY-YEAR-OLD man in Chingola has been detained for allegedly killing his wife in a domestic row sparked by a song she was playing on her phone.Copperbelt Commanding officer Sharon Zulu confirmed the incident which happened on Saturday in Bupalo area in which Titus Chota, 20, reported that he suspected his stepfather Zebby […]

A dream start!

By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – Rangers 1-0 Buildcon‘BRAVE’ Nchanga Rangers coach Robert Tembo hailed yesterday’s win and described it as massive after his side made a dream return to the MTN Super League with a smash and grab victory over troubled Buildcon to send a packed Nchanga Stadium into wild celebrations.Their marquee offseason acquisition from Zesco […]

Govt Quarantines Livestock in Foot, and Mouth Disease-Affected Farms

[Times of Zambia] The Government has quarantined livestock in farms affected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in three districts around the country and similarly authorities on the Copperbelt have banned the movement of cattle in Chingola following an o...

6 Gang Cops Arrested

[Times of Zambia] THE six Chingola police officers caught in the company of a gang that raided Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Nchanga plant on Monday for scrap metal have been formally arrested.

Chingola Jerabo Riot Over ‘Debra Richie’s’ Death

[Times of Zambia] IRATE small-scale miners popularly known as 'Jerabo' yesterday fought running battles with police in Chingola after news went round that their leader who sustained serious burns after his house was set ablaze by a suspected rival grou...

Chingola Council Moves to Prevent Cholera Outbreak

[Zambia Reports] The Chingola Municipal Council has stepped up efforts to avoid the outbreak of cholera with measures put in place is to improve sanitation in markets and bus stations