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A 6-year-old girl of Katembula area of Lufwanyama district has allegedly been defiled by her 30-year-old biological father. Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer, Peacewell Mweemba, has confirmed the incident to Mafken FM Radio. He says the man has been identified as Clement Mwape aged 30, a General worker at ZAFFICO and the incident occurred around 20:00 […]

A group of disgruntled workers from Lanman Investment Limited, which has been sub-contracted by Mulonga Water Supply and Sanitation Company to dig shallow trenches for vital water pipeline installation, stormed Mafken FM Radio yesterday voicing their grievances over unpaid salaries since June, 2023. One of the workers, Moses Kanja has disclosed that some of the […]

A 26-year-old man has been electrocuted while allegedly attempting to steal ZESCO cables from a transformer at sub-station 212 in Mufulira District’s New Ndeke Village area. Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer, Peacewell Mweemba has confirmed the incident to Mafken FM Radio. Mr Mweemba discloses that the incident occurred between 20:00 of August, 8 and 06:00 of […]

Police in Lusaka have apprehended and detained Mwila Kasase aged 47 and her son identified as Madiba Zulu aged 20 for suspected murder of Alex Kanyama Zulu aged 51 all of plot number 1931 Chelstone area in Lusaka. The incident is alleged to have occurred between 28 and 29 July, 2023. Brief facts of the […]

Government has dispelled rumours that it will phase out the Farmer Input Support Programme -FISP. Minister of Agriculture Reuben Mtolo says what government wants to do is to improve the FISP system and not do away with it. Mr Mtolo discloses that this year, about 1,024,434 farmers will benefit under the FISP program. He notes […]

The Ministry of Education is undertaking a curriculum reform to produce the needed human capital. Education Minister, Douglas Syakalima says a good curriculum is important in facilitating life-long learning competencies. Mr Syakalima said this when he officially opened the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) capacity building workshop on […]

A 38-year-old woman of Lusaka’s Chawama Compound has been arrested for Murder after stabbing her brother-in-law to death. The woman identified as Catherine Sampa is reported to have committed the crime on 1st August, 2023, at around 22:55 hours in Chawama Compound. In a statement availed to Mafken FM radio, Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga says […]

Goods worth thousands of Kwacha at Chisokone’s Green Market in Kitwe District on the Copperbelt, have been reduced to ashes after fire swept through shops in the late hours of yesterday. The fire is reported to have been ignited by an electrical fault. Speaking in an interview with Mafken FM, Kitwe Mayor Mpasa Mwaya has […]

A 38-year-old man of Mukolwe area in Ndola District on the Copperbelt has been charged with bestiality after being found having Canal Knowledge of a She-goat. Copperbelt Province Police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba, confirms to Mafken FM Radio that the suspect has been identified as Mwape Mwabela of Mukolwe Area. Mr. Mweemba explains that around […]

Goods worth over Seventy Thousand Kwacha (K70,000) have been burnt to ashes after fire swept through two stores at Butondo Market in Mufulira District on the Copperbelt province. The affected stores include a bar and a butchery, both of which suffered extensive damage in the blaze. The cause of the fire remains unknown, however, the […]