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Opposition party in Eastern province welcomed President Lungu’s action to propose MMD candidate for president Rapheal Nakachinda

The president Edgar Lungu showed gesture of good will in relation to party MMD when appointed the candidate for president from opposition Rapheal Nakachinda as the member of parliament. Nakachinda will hold a position of Mutati dismissed from the post earlier, and whose appointment in parliament was cancelled by the president. MMD vice president for politics Reuben Mtolo Phiri said...

ANC members attacked in KZN

On Sunday, several ANC members were attacked by unknown suspects who attempted to rob them on the election trail in Lindelani at KwaDukuza, in KwaZulu-Natal. According to police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele, a group of political party supporters were conducting a door-to-door election campaign when they were attacked. "Two people were injured after they fell while fleeing in separate directions. They...

Minister Wanchinga Authorises K16 Million Project of Kashiba-Lukwesa Water Supply

Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister Wanchinga has authorised the K16 Million, Mwense District Kashiba-Lukwesa Water Supply Project. The start of the project fell on the 2019 World Water Day national celebrations being held in the area under the “Leaving No One Behind” topic. Dr Dennis Wanchinga is partnered with his Permanent Secretary, Bishop Dr Ed Chomba, Luapula province acting...

Namibian football fans to visit Zambia

A large group of Brave Warriors fans have gathered from all of Namibia to visit Lusaka. On Wednesday afternoon a group of fans arrived in Windhoek to take two buses from Rundu and Katima Mulilo. Some of the fans made their way from Keetmanshoop in the south and Walvis Bay in the west to get on the buses provided by the...

Newcastle mayor arrested in connection with ANCYl’s Ngobeni murder

News broke on Friday afternoon as a suspect believed to be the Mayor of Newcastle Ntuthuko Mahlaba has been arrested by the police following a murder accusation. The official has been allegedly linked to the killing of ex-ANC Youth League member Wandile Ngobeni that occurred in 2017. If the information is confirmed, Mahlaba will become the second ANC mayor in the...

Droughts taking toll on KZN farmers

More and more farmers are suffering from continuous drought. The farmers in KwaZulu-Natal were hit especially hard. According to Dr Mandla Buthelezi, the KZN chairperson of the National African Farmers Union, the situation is rather challenging. Bad reports are coming from the farmers across KZN. Some of them do not have enough money to feed their livestock, others are going...

TUT to resume its work 2 weeks after shutdown

The Tshwane University of Technology is expected to reopen all of its nine campuses for education activities on Monday as the situation with protests has finally calmed. On the second week of March, TUT’s management had to partly suspend the campuses’ work following student protests over unpaid meal allowances and insufficient residences, ordering learners to leave the buildings right after...

Vosloorus off-duty officer shot dead when protecting family during robbery

Off-duty police officer Robbers has been shot dead while protecting his family members during a robbery in Vosloorus on Thursday. The man ran into a store upon hearing his daughter and wife scream: “The daughter managed to run out of the store to alert her father who had parked his vehicle close to the entrance,” Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said. "In response...

Measles outbreak in Zambia kills 43 children

43 children have died from measles outbreak in Chief Chiundaponde’s area in Muchinga Province. Muchinga Province Health Director Nero Chilembo however disclosed that out of the forty three deaths recorded, only two deaths were confirmed at the hospital while the rest forty one were in the communities. Dr. Nero Chilembo stated other deaths were recorded by manual counting of graves in...

Double murder in Joburg: 2 women shot dead by gunman on motorbike

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https://youtu.be/_FmRZQWf9HM In the early hours of Friday, two women were fatally shot on the corner of Theunissen and Slabberts streets in Johanessburg. According to the reports, the female residents identified as Mary Abbott Coetzee and Chanty Duvies Barnard Barnard have become victims to an unknown gunman on a motorbike. It’s alleged that the criminal further shot other two pedestrians in Regents Park...

12-year-old Alice girl raped in latest child crime wave

12-year-old Alice was raped after she went missing about a week ago. The police have found her in Bhisho in the Eastern Cape, more than 80km away. The girl's father has demanded to open a criminal case of rape and kidnapping against an alleged 21-year-old man. He was disappointed with the police actions as the officers, as he put it,...

Nuclear energy could have prevented SA energy crisis – Zuma

According to the former South African president, the power crisis could have been avoided if only the Russian nuclear deal had gone ahead. It would have cost trillions of rands to South Africa but would have eventually brought much more money in return. Due to the shortage of generating capacity, Eskom has been struggling to offer enough power. The state-owned company...

Zambian PF and UPND made resolution to stop violence

The Electoral Commission of Zambia held a briefing with the United Party for National Development (UPND), the Patriotic Front (PF) and the Zambian Police concerning the issue of the violent, unacceptable behaviour that erupted during the by-elections. The Commission has strongly condemned the acts of violence saying that these are first of all the Zambian people who suffer from...