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Government has postponed the unveiling of the investors to take over Operations of Mopani Copper Mines and Konkola Copper Mines -KCM, citing delays in negotiations. On Friday, July 14th 2023, Mines and Mineral Development Minister, Paul Kabuswe announced that government had made Progress in negotiations to find a suitable investor for the 2 mines and […]

The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested Abdul Nurra believed to be the main supplier of heroin in Lusaka’s notorious Chibolya compound. Nurra, a Tanzanian national also known as Mbiya Kayombo is a key player in Zambia of an organised trafficking network spanning east and southern Africa. In a statement availed to Mafken FM Radio, DEC […]

Baptist Convention of Zambia -BCZ- Vice President Martin Lufunda has welcomed the move by parliament to reject the reintroduction of the Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Mafken FM radio, Rev. Lufunda notes that the ministry was dormant and did not serve any purpose for the Church mother […]

An unidentified man has died after he allegedly jumped from a moving Police vehicle yesterday, near Suburbs area, along the Mufulira-Kitwe road. Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba has confirmed the incident to Mafken FM radio. Mr Mweemba reveals that, the deceased unfortunately met his fate when he attempted to escape from Police custody as […]

Some residents of Mufulira District on the Copperbelt have been left frustrated with the soaring prices of mealie meal. Residents spoken to by Mafken FM radio, wonder how they will be managing to fend for themselves when eating three meals in a day is already a challenge. One of the residents, Agness Chilungu, has appealed […]

Police in Lusaka have arrested Chienge Constituency Independent Member of Parliament, Given Katuta Mwelwa for assault. Ms. Katuta is detained and charged with an offence of common assault under section 287 of Zambia’s Penal Code. Ms. Katuta Mwelwa is alleged to have assaulted a times of Zambia journalist at parliament building.

Set in a futuristic version of Lusaka, Zambia’s capital, the eight-part series tells the story of four female teenage superheroes who are on a mission to save their city. Zambian writer and creator of the series, Malenga Mulendema, said that she hopes the series breaks ground for more African stories to be told on platforms […]

Police in Katete District, Eastern Province, have arrested a suspect for murdering an albino and attempting to sell the corpse for one million Kwacha. In a statement availed to Mafken FM Radio, Eastern Province Police Commanding Officer, Limpo Liywalii has disclosed that, the suspect, Kelvin Paul Banda, a male adult of Chief Kawaza’s area in […]

Police in Lusaka have instituted investigations into an alleged assault on Photojournalist Henry Chunza by two Members of Parliament. Mr. Chunza is alleged to have been assaulted by Chiengi Member of Parliament Given Katuta and Chawama Member of Parliament Tasila Lungu. Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga says the alleged attack on Mr. Chunza of Times of […]

The opposition All Peoples Congress Party President, Nason Msoni says the escalating prices of mealie meal should be a source of concern for all political leaders in the country. He says the rise in prices of the staple food on the market has effectively overtaken the capacity of the overwhelming majority of the Zambian people […]