Local News

Three killed and one injured in stabbing and shooting incident in Japan – media

Tokyo - Three people were killed and one injured in a shooting and stabbing incident in a city in rural Japan on Thursday, with the perpetrator having barricaded himself inside a building, media reported.

Man opened plane door in mid-air because he was ‘uncomfortable’ – report

A passenger on an Asiana Airlines 020560.KS flight told police he opened a door on the plane minutes before it landed in Daegu, South Korea, on Friday because he was "uncomfortable", Yonhap News Agency reported.

Ugandan lawyer shot dead as he arrived home

A Ugandan lawyer has been shot dead in central Wakiso region, north-west of capital Kampala. Police told local media that Ronald Mukisa, 45, was killed on Tuesday night as he was arriving home.

How Much Sleep Do You Need? -Recommended Hours by Age

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” This seems to be a popular mantra amongst the go-getters of the world. In fact, I’d be willing to wager you’ve heard of at least one highly successful person who prides themselves on their ability to consistently crush goals with as little as three or four hours of sleep per night.[1]

WWF Zambia urges gov’t to halt mining in Lower Zambezi

THE World Wide Fund (WWF) Zambia has appealed to government to review and cancel the mining licence for the large-scale mining operations in the Lower Zambezi National Park.

KILLING OF A 24-YEAR-OLD MAN OF CHILENJE SHOCKS ICOZ – as the increasing number of LGBTQ activities in the country worries the church

The Independent Churches of Zambia (ICOZ) has condemned the burning to death of a 24-year-old man of Lusaka’s Chilenje Township by some suspected homosexuals.

Kambwili pleads not guilty to unlawful assembly

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) presidential candidate, Chishimba Kambwili and his co- accused have pleaded not guilty to two counts of Definitions of unlawful assembly and riot and expressing or showing hatred, ridicule or contempt for persons because of race.

Frank Bwalya fears for fr Athnony Salangeta

Mr Bwalya said it was clear that the UPND government was not happy with  both Fr Salangeta and his message and should therefore be alert because he had stepped on a raw nerve of those governing the country.

Finday had four passports, Immigration officer tells court 

A senior Immigration officer has told Lusaka magistrate Sylvia Munyinya that Valden Findley, a Lusaka business executive possessed four passports which were valid and active.


United Party for National Development  (UPND) national youth executive committee  member, Fanwell Hasulwe says  President Hakainde Hichilema has set the leadership bar high for the next Head of State  who will take over from him.

Let’s not abandon construction of House of Prayer – BIGOCA

The National House of Prayer is going to be Zambia’s highest altar of God which should not be abandoned and the new dawn should therefore build on the foundation laid by the previous government, Archbishop Peter Ndlovu has said.