Kenyan teachers held over video of pupils simulating sex

Kenyan police have arrested six teachers from a primary school in the western part of the country over a video shared widely showing pupils simulating sexual acts as the teachers watch.

Zambians face fines for using phone while crossing roads

The authorities in Zambia have passed a law that prohibits pedestrians from crossing the road while wearing headsets or talking on a mobile phone.

Kenya opposition leader faces lawsuit over secret video claim

Kenya's former electoral commission boss has threatened to take legal action against the opposition leader after the politician alleged that the poll team, including the chairman, visited his home during last year's closely fought election, local media report.

Fuel price rise in Cameroon as subsidies scrapped

Fuel prices in Cameroon will rise by about 15% from Wednesday after the government agreed to pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut fuel subsidies.

Female soldiers challenged 

Kaoma District Commissioner Kashina Sheba has urged female officers and soldiers not to lag and let the male counterparts take the lead in combat role. 

ERB clears air on monthly fuel price reviews

THE Energy Regulation Board (ERB) says it can only go back to the review of fuel prices on six months basis once the global oil market stabalises.

Sale of the 20pc stake in Kansanshi is illegal

FORUM for Democracy and Development (FDD) has said the sale of the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mine Investment Holding (ZCCM-IH) 20 percent shareholding in Kansanshi Mine PLC is illegal.

Yango drivers slam breaks

Some Yango drivers in Lusaka have gone on strike due to poor working conditions.

CEC sets ambitious plan to grow profit to $100m

AN ambitious plan targeting to grow net profit of about US$100 million annually in the next five years has been set by the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC).


GOVERNMENT needs to come up with stable mining policies if the country is to benefit from the mining sector, mining expert, Danny Mwila, has said 

Gwembe farmers encouraged to grow onion, garlic for export

GOVERNMENT has called on farmers in Southern Province to start growing onion and garlic for export to other countries.