DPP Nchito frees HH on nolle

DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito has discontinued a case in which UPND president Hakainde Hichilema was charged with publication of false news with intent to cause fear and alarm to the public, according to the Post newspaper. In this case, it was alleged that Hichilema, on June 11, 2012 in Lusaka, orally published statements […]

Police teargass funeral procession of slain UPND official

Police teargass funeral procession of slain UPND official

Heavily armed police have teargassed the funeral procession of UPND Munali Constituency Chairperson, Grazier Matapa who was murdered by PF cadres. Mourners were forced to scamper dropping the coffin in the process. After teargassing mourners and forcing them to drop Mutapa’s coffin, police forced the deceased’s friends to pick it and take it to Woodlands […]

Jack Kalala condemns PF for adopting candidate whose seat was nullified due to corruption

By Jack Kalala (Former State House Spokesperson) The decision by the Patriotic Front (PF) Party to adopt former Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) Member of Parliament Michael Katambo in the April 14 Masaiti Parliamentary by-election whose seat was nullified by the Supreme Court recently because of electoral corruption, is not only hypocritical and contemptuous, but […]

Former minister Mwale jailed one year

Former minister Mwale jailed one year

Former Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Maxwell Mwale has been jailed for one year. Mwale was convicted by the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court for abuse of authority of office by facilitating the issuance of mining licences to a Chinese firm. But the Chinese businessmen who were arrested together with Mwale on the dame charge have […]

Lungu to declare Chipata a city

President Edgar Lungu is expected to declare Chipata a city when he goes for the N’cwala. Lungu will also upgrade Lundazi and Chadiza to municipalities. Lungu is scheduled to travel to Chipata tomorrow (Friday) to officiate at this year’s N’cwala traditional ceremony of the Ngoni speaking people. The president of Malawi Peter Mutharika and Filipe […]

Sex pest Tayali put on defence in rape case

Zambian Voice executive director Chilufya Tayali has been found with a case to answer in a matter where he is charged with raping a 23-year-old woman. Charges are that Tayali on July 16, 2012 in Lusaka, unlawfully had carnal knowledge of a 23-year-old woman without her consent. Tayali admitted having sex with the woman as […]