US Military Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs On IS’ in Afghanistan

US Military Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs On IS’ in Afghanistan

The US military says it has dropped a 21,600lb (9,800kg) bomb on a tunnel complex used by Islamic State militants in Afghanistan. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), known as “the mother of all bombs”, is the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used by the US in a conflict. The Pentagon said it was […]

$43m Found In Abandoned Flat In Nigeria

$43m Found In Abandoned Flat In Nigeria

More than $43m (£34m) has been seized from a flat in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos, the anti-corruption agency says. Officials raided the flat after a tip-off about a “haggard-looking” woman in “dirty clothes” taking bags in and out of it, the agency added. The money was believed to be from unlawful activity, but no arrests […]

HH Unwell, UPND Demands Medical Treatment For Him

HH Unwell, UPND Demands Medical Treatment For Him

UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says Hakainde Hichilema must be released from detention so that he can seek medical attention. And GBM has called for the resignation of Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja and Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo for allowing President Edgar Lungu to roll down his bulletproof-car window in Mongu. Meanwhile, UPND […]

HH Arrest Attracts America’s Attention

HH Arrest Attracts America’s Attention

The United States government says it is concerned with the heightened political tension in Zambia, two days after the arrest of opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema. In a brief but concise statement released by the Public Affairs Office at the United States Embassy in Lusaka today, the American government urged political actors in Zambia to […]

Precious To Hang For Killing Husband

LUSAKA High Court judge Sharon Newa has convicted and sentenced former BancABC employee Precious Longwe to death by hanging for shooting dead her husband Akakanda Lubinda Liteebele last May. And Precious, 31, appeared not to be moved by the verdict as she looked composed even after the judge slapped a death sentence on her. She […]

No Loss To Zambia If HH Dies – Lusambo

No Loss To Zambia If HH Dies –  Lusambo

IF Hakainde Hichilema died today, there will be no loss to the country, says Bowman Lusambo. Lusambo, the Copperbelt minister, has also warned UPND Copperbelt chairman Elisha Matambo that he will be sorted out if he continues to bring the name of President Edgar Lungu into disrepute. Addressing journalists at his office in Ndola today, […]

UPND: Police Block Everyone From Visiting HH

UPND: Police Block Everyone From Visiting HH

As UPND, we wish to inform the general public that the UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has now been denied access to see his lawyers, which is a basic human and constitutional right for detainees to meet their clients. The behavior of the Zambia Police is very strange as they earlier in the morning denied the […]