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Man (47) goes in 15 yrs for defilement

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA – A FORTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD man of Mufulira, who abducted an eight-year-old girl while she slept, and later took her to a graveyard where he defiled her, has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour by the Ndola High Court.Alex Kasongo, unemployed was convicted and sentenced for one count of defilement of […]

15 PF councillors suspended for gross misconduct

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – THE Miles Sampa led Patriotic Front (PF) has suspended 15 councillors among them, the deputy Mayor of Mufulira on the Copperbelt for alleged gross misconduct.PF Mufulira District Chairperson Daniel Chibale said the 15 councillors had been suspended for campaigning for an independent candidate Edward Zulu ahead of the Butungwa Ward by-election […]

‘Mighty’, Buffaloes clash opens league’s second round

By RONALD CHAWE – THE second round of the 2023-24 MTN Super Division gets underway today with a mouth-whetting fixture between nine-time champions Mufulira Wanderers against six-time winners Green Buffaloes in Lusaka.Just one point separates these old guards of the Zambian football and both are determined to pick a win in today’s tie at Edwin […]

Cop takes own life…over suspicion his wife was having extra marital affairs

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – A POLICE chief inspector of Ndola has committed suicide on suspicion that his wife was having extra marital affairs.Evans Simweemba, 52, who was recently transferred to Twapya police station from Mufulira was said to have consumed a pesticide, Doom.Copperbelt police chief Peacewell Mweemba confirmed on Monday that Mr Simweemba was found […]

Troubled Nkana seek reprieve

By SANDRA MWILA – THE fight to escape the relegation zone in the MTN Super Division is heating up as action enters Week 11 with some of Zambia’s legendary football teams struggling at the wrong end of the table.Zambia’s all time league champions Nkana are second from bottom as they visit Konkola Blades, ‘Mighty’ Mufulira […]

Rugby captain laments Zambia’s poor show

By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA 15s rugby team captain Ali Bhika says the team suffered at the Victoria Cup because it was poor technically and this is one area administrators would need to work on.The Mufulira Rugby Club skipper made this observation after Zambia suffered a 34- 12 defeat to Kenya at the 2023 Victoria […]

Ndola-Mufulira Road: A pathway to economic progress

FINALLY, the Road Development agency RDA has signed a concession agreement under the public private partnership financing model for the development of the Sakania border post access road and 61 kilometre Ndola-Mufulira road.The Public Private Partnership project will cost over US$76 million for a period of 22 years inclusive of the three years for construction […]

Buffaloes are Heroes 7’s champs

By RONALD CHAWE – Buffaloes 34-10 Broken HillGREEN Buffaloes coach Duncan Nyirenda says he is super  proud of his players after winning the Zambia National Service (ZNS) sponsored 2023 Heroes Sevens rugby tournament in Kabwe that was sadly marred by apathy.This is Buffaloes second cup win this season having won the 2023 Mopani Mufulira Leopards […]

Arrows lance Buffaloes

By RONALD CHAWE – Buffaloes 21-31 ArrowsRED Arrows got the better of Green Buffaloes to retain the Mopani Sevens Francis Mwila rugby tournament played at the Pit in Kitwe to the delight of coach Mwamba Chishimba whose side has now won four trophies.It was revenge time for Arrows who lost the Mufulira Sevens final 14-12 […]

Deal with corruption in councils

CORRUPTION in councils is a concerning issue. It undermines good governance, hampers development, and erodes public trust in the government.Local authorities have not only been entangled in corruption but have for a long time been among the most inefficient organs of government.Local Government and Rural Development Minister Gary Nkombo says the Government is concerned that […]

Mufulira Wanderers slay Buffaloes

By SANDRA MWILA – Wanderers 1-0 Buffaloes‘MIGHTY’ Mufulira Wanderers coach Justin Chinama has described the win over his former side as sweet after the legendary side beat Green Buffaloes to start the 2023/24 MTN Super League campaign with a win.“It was a tight and tactical game but we are happy to start the season with […]

4 cops nabbed for murder

FOUR anti-robbery squad police officers from Mufulira Central Police station have been arrested in connection with the murder of a fellow police officer in October 2020.Nason Simbeye, 22, was found dead at his Sikalangwe Police Camp house on October 23.The arrested officers are linked to an on-going court case to determine what caused Constable Simbeye’s […]

‘A bitter pill to swallow’

By RONALD CHAWE – MUFULIRA Leopards coach Willis Magasa says failure to win the 2023 National Rugby League (NRL) title is a bitter pill to swallow.Magasa said his side had learnt valuable lessons after losing the title to rivals Red Arrows on an exciting NRL final day on point’s difference.He, however, found it difficult to […]

Randy cop defiles two juveniles

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – POLICE in Mufulira are investigating a case in which a police officer is alleged to have defiled two girls aged 14 and 16 who were in police custody.The two girls had been apprehended for loitering around 22:00 hours on July 2, this year.Copperbelt police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba said he had […]

‘Mighty’, Mutondo promoted…as City of Lusaka miss out

By Ronald Chawe –

Wanderers 2-1 BladesLEGENDARY ‘Mighty’ Mufulira Wanderers are back in the MTN Super League alongside Mutondo Stars after an exciting final day of the battle to win promotion from the National Division One as City of Lusaka ...

Costs cut by 66 per cent!

THAT is news any business can use, isn’t it! Enterprises celebrate modest cost cuts of 15 per cent even 10 per cent. Now, to cut two thirds of costs – that is such a huge game changer.That is news to put the competition on immediate life-support!Some two decades ago, as Zambia Chamber of Small & […]

Enhanced CDF transforming lives of skilful youths

The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) is meant for the establishment of capital investments which include road construction, upgrading of existing infrastructure with the aim of improving communal access to social services.This is by using the bottom-up approach to social planning and administration.The United Party for National Development (UPND) Government realised that the impact of the […]

New hope for Mufulira

By A CORRESPONDENTMINING has been Zambia’s economic mainstay since time immemorial and the biggest contributor to the country’s export earnings.As Africa’s second-largest producer and exporters of copper, Zambia also produces about 20 per cent of the world’s emeralds.In 2019, mining accounted for 70 per cent of Zambia’s export earnings and 28 per cent of Government […]

Now trucks choke Ndola-Sakania road

By MUSONDA MANGILASHITHE Ndola-Sakania road has become the latest road that has been choked with marooned trucks in transit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through the Sakania border post. read more