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. 

Superstition threatens covid-19 fight

IT is shocking to hear that old superstitions around witchcraft has resulted in the suspension of essential coronavirus surveillance in North Western province. Chavuma District...

Covid-19 second wave deadlier

THE severity of the second wave of the pandemic is taking its toll with more patients having to receive oxygen. More than 200 covid-19 patients...

Managing Covid-19 at home

THERE are now 36,074 laboratory confirmed Covid-19 cases in Zambia since March 2020 and the reality is that some cases will have to be...


IT is disheartening to observe that the warnings of the second wave of a Covid-19 outbreak has gone unheeded, with many people completely abandoning...

Escalating GBV cases must be treated as a pandemic

AN alarming surge in Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases in Zambia is worrying and it must be treated as a pandemic because is destroying...

Social cash transfer gets smart

CHRISTMAS is a time for giving and it is very rare that free money would fall into your laps but with the social cash...