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. 

Govt issues K5.2bn of Covid-19 bond

BUUMBA CHIMBULU writes GOVERNMENT has so far issued K5.2 billion from the K8 billion Covid-19 bond which was approved by Cabinet on Monday last week. The...

Black Mountain in $41m bonanza

BUUMBA CHIMBULU writes RUDRA Copper Limited, a company on the Copperbelt in Chingola, is set to invest US$41 million in the processing of copper from...

Absa unveils new Kitwe branch

SANFROSSA MANYINDA writes ABSA Bank PLC has re-opened the Kitwe City Square Branch, the biggest in the country, following its overhaul at a cost of...

Exports rise by 17.9%

BUUMBA CHIMBULU writes ZAMBIA’S exports rose by 17.9 percent to K10, 524.5 million in May this year from K8, 929.5 million the previous month. This is...

Stanbic’s indicator of business conditions as experienced in 40 countries

VICTOR CHILESHE writes PMI is a household name in Zambia today; I don’t mean to brag, but largely thanks to Stanbic Bank Zambia for introducing...

Zesco projects reduced load shed

BUUMBA CHIMBULU writes ZESCO has projected a reduction of load shedding times of between four to eight hours from October to December this year due...