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Jambo reduces mealie-meal price to K150

MUSONDA MANGILASHI – JAMBO Milling Company of Ndola has reduced the price of mealie-meal by more than 30 percent.This development comes after government started the process of off-loading 250,000 tonnes of cheap maize to millers.

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When GBV leads to divorce

GENDER-based violence (GBV) has been recognised as an international public health and human rights issue as it has left so many negative effects on victims.The social vice has not only been seen to be a driver of extreme poverty in some sectors of society but also a leading cause of domestic violence that has led […]

Atlas Mara donates emergency beds to NTH maternity wing

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – ATLAS Mara Bank has donated emergency beds worth more than K75,000 to the maternity wing of the Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH) to help improve health care service delivery.Ndola District Commissioner Joseph Phiri who received the emergency beds, said the donation was in line with Government call for public private partnership in […]

Police arrest 16 members of young criminal gang in Ndola

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – A SUSPECTED gang of 16 youngsters calling itself ‘Abana Four’ has been arrested in Ndola’s Kabushi Township after two of its members were allegedly found defiling two girls aged 15.Copperbelt Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba confirmed the incident which happened on Wednesday around 01:30 hours.Mr Mweemba said that the emerging criminal gang […]

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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‘Expedite digitalisation of economy’

By CHATULA KANGALI-THE Ndola District Chamber of Commerce and Industry(NDCCI) has called on Government to expedite the digitalisation of the economy to help Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) reduce the cost of doing business.Read more

Marrying for convenience

AFRICA is grappling with a high rate of divorce which is changing the landscape of relationships.An insight into marriages, which has also become a tangible reality in Zambia partly due to the influence of Western culture requires a good portion of time to unpack.The Western way of doing things has led to traditional family patterns […]

Baby dumped!

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-A-ONE-WEEK-OLD baby weighing 3.1 kilogrammes has been dumped in the X-ray department at the Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH).NTH public relations manager Sheona Kamwendo said yesterday that the baby whose identity was yet to be established was found on Saturday evening, with a packet of sugar on its side and without an identity band. […]

No Numba but same Zesco

By SANDRA MWILA at Heroes Stadium – Napsa 2-1 ZescoZESCO United’s woes look far from over as the Ndola side, fresh from elimination from the CAF 2022/23 Confederation Cup, started the post Mumamba Numba era with defeat against Napsa Stars in a h...

Ex-Ndola Town Clerk testifies against Lusambo

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-FORMER Ndola Town Clerk Cosmas Chalusa has told the Lusaka Magistrate Court that former Lusaka Province minister Bowman Lusambo attempted to stop him from testifying in a case of interfering with witnesses.Mr Chalusa said this happened at the Lusaka Magistrate court when Lusambo’s case came up for trial, but was adjourned on two […]

Bonanza owner found dead

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-A CHINESE national owning bonanza machines sprawled around Ndola has been found dead in his room after he went out for collections of hundreds of Kwacha on Sunday.Liu Zhen, 35, was found dead at his Dola Hill Mall residence betwe...

9 arrested over stolen property

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-NINE people of Ndola have been apprehended by police for allegedly buying goods suspected to have been stolen. Copperbelt police Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu confirmed yesterday that the products were from theft cases rampart in Luanshya and other parts of the province, resulting in the arrest of one person and a manhunt launched for […]

Woman to hang

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA-A WOMAN of Ndola who was charged with her daughter for the murder of her husband has been sentenced to death by the Ndola High Court.“It breaks my heart sentencing women because they look after their families but my hands are tied so I have no option but to sentence the accused person,” […]

Ndola barber gets 25 years for sodomy

By MAPULANGA LIBINGAWITH cases of unnatural offences surfacing, a 21-year-old barber of Ndola tried for sodomising a 16-year-old boy has been jailed for 25 years with hard labour.“These kinds of people are supposed to be taken away from society. I therefore sentence you to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour effective September 5, 2021. If […]

ECZ explains Kabushi, Kwacha ballots papers

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has clarified that ballot papers for Kabushi and Kwacha constituency parliamentary by-elections were not dispatched to Ndola and Kitwe respectively.ECZ corporate affairs manager Patricia Luhanga said the ballot papers for the two constituencies could also not be verified because of the court petition.“The commission would like to […]

Lusambo, Malanji out

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-A UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) candidate and three others yesterday successfully filed in their nominations for the Kabushi Parliamentary by elections while for Kwacha parliamentary seat five candidates succeeded.UPND’s Bernard Kanengo, Leadership Movement (LM)’s Osias Telela, Alfred Yombwe and Richard Kalasa, both independent candidates, filed in for KabushiThe Electoral Commission of […]

When you turn your partner into a monster (part 1)

ARE you trapped in a relationship that has made you believe that your partner will change and be at your level?Is your partner so possessive about so many things that you sometimes feel embarrassed that she or he calls you repeatedly in a rage even in the middle of a serious work schedule, meeting or […]

Covid-19 – Ndola Morgues Overwhelmed

[Times of Zambia] Spiraling Covid-19 cases in the country have put immense pressure on many sectors, especially health. In this article, Features Chief Reporter MARTIN NYIRENDA looks at how the increased number of deaths has overstretched the capacity ...