UPND youths invite PF members to witness defections

The opposition UPND youth wing in the Southern Province has advised the Patriotic Front to attend its Provincial rally slated for April 29th and to be addressed by party president Hakainde Hichilema in Choma and witness how many of its members will defect to the UPND on that day. And the UPND has refuted media […]

Glencore denies allegations over copper mine tax in Zambia

A UK subsidiary of the world’s largest commodities broker helped one of its African mining operations avoid paying tens of millions of pounds in tax, according to charities who have analysed a leaked review of its accounts. The findings of a draft report into internal controls at Zambia‘s Mopani Copper Mines plc have been categorically […]

Zambian poachers accused of making Zim council lose money

Armed Zambian poachers are costing the Hurungwe Rural District Council (HRDC) an estimated $500,000 a year by slaughtering elephants in game parks. Council Chief Executive Officer, Joram Gumbo, told The Zimbabwean media that poachers from Zambia were wrecking havoc in the area, killing elephants for tusks which they sell illegally to business syndicates abroad. “We […]

Lebanese arrested from Lusaka’s Protea hotel over drugs

A 36-year old Lebanese national was Friday evening arrested in Lusaka for drug trafficking. The Zambia Drug Enforcement Commission picked Marc Dargham from Protea hotel Arcades Branch in Lusaka after he was found with nine sachets of crack cocaine, sources at the hotel have revealed. Dargham who gave his occupation as business developer was also […]