Local News

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. 

Don’t insult President, Spuki Mulemwa tells politicians

The office of Republican President and the person who occupies it deserve respect as he is Head of State for all Zambians regardless of their political or religious affiliation, Zambian DNA spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa has said.

Govt to intensify domestic tourism promotion

Minister of Tourism Rodney Sikumba says Government will vigorously promote different tourism products tailored to promote domestic tourism.

Liswaniso warns Police, UPND cadres – against disrupting opposition meetings

Neither police nor ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres have the right to stop opposition political parties from mobilising their members, UPND national youth chairperson, Gilbert Liswaniso has said.


THE United Party for National Development (UPND) is still basking in its 2021 electoral victory and has remained completely detached from the reality that Zambians are unhappy and regretting having entrusted the governance of the country in the hands of President Hakainde Hichilema, Saboi Emboela has charged.


LEADER of the Opposition in Parliament Brian Mundubile says the United Party for National Development - UPND has continued to act unconstitutionally.


ZESCO should not punish consumers by hiking electricity tariffs to raise money to pay back debt because liquidity challenges at the power utility are self-inflicted, the Zambia Consumer Association (ZACA) has said.