Assorted narcotic drugs seized

      A combined team of security personnel has seized assorted narcotic drugs in Chibolya Compound in Lusaka.   The drugs were seized during a night joint operation involving the Zambia Police Service, Drug Enforcement Commission-DEC-  and the Immigration department.   The seized drugs packed in sacks and drums were on display this morning at Edwin

AMOS CHANDA Lectures NGOs

Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says President Lungu will revoke article 31 at the right time.   Mr. Chanda says Zambians can play with any other things but not national security.   He has told Journalists that he is aware of some civil society organisations that want

K5m released for School rehab

  The Ministry of General Education has received five million kwacha from the ministry of finance for rehabilitation of school infrastructure.   And schools whose roofs were blown off during the last rain season have been prioritised.   General Education Permanent Secretary Henry Tukombe disclosed this to ZNBC news in Lusaka.   Mr. Tukombe said part of

Judge Chitabo Denies UPND Habeas Corpus

High court Judge Mwila Chitabo S.C has refused to grant leave to ten UPND cadres who were arrested in Livingstone for arson to apply for habeas corpus.   Judge Chitabo says this is because the request being made was not a fit and proper case to grant leave to the Applicants to

Mulenga Prods Media to Report Objectively

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Kampamba Mulenga  has challenged the media in Zambia and the Southern African Development Community-SADC to lead the way in telling the region's success stories to the outside world.   Ms Mulenga has urged the media to re-focus and re-define its reportorial agenda from over concentration on

HH Walks to Freedom

The State has entered a nolle prosequi in a case in which opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema  and Five others were charged with treason.   When the matter came up before High Court Judge Charles Chanda this morning, Director of Public Prosecutions Lillian Siyuni informed the court that the state had discontinued

“DONT TAKE KAMBWILI’S APOLOGY SERIOUS”

The PF leadership in Southern Province says former Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Chishimba Kambwili's apology to the Tongas should not be taken seriously. PF Southern Province Information and Publicity vice Secretary Trymore Mwenda says Mr Kambwili's apology is merely for political expediency. Mr Mwenda wonders what has motivated Mr Kambwili's

“WE’LL FIND OIL IN LUAPULA”

Tullow Oil Executive Vice President Ian Cloke says his company is optimistic that it will find oil deposits in Luapula and Northern Provinces. Dr. Cloke says this is based on the data that the company has analysed so far. He says the exploration exercise will take about four years to be completed. Dr.

LUNGU DATES N.P.

President Edgar Lungu is on Friday  expected in Northern Province for a two-day working visit.   President Lungu is scheduled to officially launch the Gas and oil exploration project for block 31 by Tullow Zambia at Kasama Airport.   Northern Province Permanent Secretary Jobbicks Kalumba confirmed the development to ZANIS in Kasama today.   Dr Kalumba

Mandevu to have new Sec. Sch.

    The Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa plan to construct a secondary school worth 25 million Kwacha in Lusaka's Mandevu constituency.   And Mandevu Member of Parliament Jean Kapata says the construction of Saint Francis and Clare Secondary School will enhance the provision of quality education.   Ms Kapata who is also Minister of Lands