Governance
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Promise

Ensure strict adherence to the rule of law and end selective application of the law

Promise History

Four people were sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for illegal possession of ivory.

The Mufumbwe Subordinate Court sentenced a police officer, an immigration officer, and two others to five years imprisonment for illegal possession of ivory. This comes at a time when the government is emphasizing strict adherence to the law and putting an end to selective application of the law. These arrests prove that no one is above the law and that the government will hold everyone accountable for their actions.

Zambia24Published: May 13, 2024
Police Officer Sentenced To 5 Years Imprisonment

The Mufumbwe Subordinate Court has sentenced a police officer, an immigration officer and two others to five years imprisonment for illegal possession of Ivory.

ZNBC NewsPublished: August 24, 2023
Gold Scam Suspects Charged With Espionage

 Police Commanding Officer, ROBSON MOONGA is among the eleven suspects that have appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate court on charges of espionage.

ZNBC NewsPublished: August 28, 2023
The former Commissioner of Lands was arrested for failure to comply with the law or procedure relating to the allocation and disposal of property.

The former Commissioner of Lands was arrested for failure to comply with the law or procedure relating to the allocation and disposal of property.

ZNBC NewsPublished: February 14, 2023
Three ZNS officers dismissed for illegal gold mining at Kasenseli.

Three Zambia National Service officers fired for Illegal gold mining at Kasenseli in Mwinilunga, North-Western Province.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 1, 2023
Four Individuals arrested for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Over K5 Million

The Drug Enforcement Commission’s Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in collaboration with the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority arrested four individuals in  connection with a money laundering scheme involving over K5 million 

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 13, 2023
Two people detained by police in Kitwe in connection with unlawfully obtained Copper concentrate

Police detained two people found in possession of 30 tonnes of suspected stolen Copper concentrate in Kitwe.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 13, 2023
Three fined K120, 000 each for entering into a national park illegally.

Three Itezhi Tezhi fishermen have been fined K120,000 each after they pleaded guilty to unlawful entry into the Kafue National Park.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 18, 2023
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests eighteen individuals for alleged theft of Public Funds
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested eighteen individuals including the Auditor-General and Former Secretary to the Treasury, in connection with a financial scandal at the Ministry of Finance
Lusaka TimesPublished: March 18, 2023
Ten traffic police officers reverted from Traffic Department to General Police Duties.

Inspector General of Police reverted ten traffic police officers from Traffic Department to General Police Duties, for mounting unauthorised snap traffic checkpoints.

ZNBC NewsPublished: March 20, 2023
Police officer and three alleged criminals arrested for a robbery.

Police officer alongside three other alleged criminals were arrested in connection with the robbery

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 25, 2023
A 19-year Booth teller has been convicted for theft by servant involving over 70,000 kwacha.

Lusaka Magistrate court convicts a 19-year Booth teller to serve one year and six months simple imprisonment for theft by servant involving over 70,000 kwacha

ZNBC NewsPublished: March 17, 2023
Member of Parliament for Lumezi, arrested by police.

Member of Parliament for Lumezi, was arrested by police after failing to comply with several requests to present himself to authorities. 

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 28, 2023
A 19-year Booth teller has been convicted for theft by servant involving over 70,000 kwacha.

Lusaka Magistrate court convicts a 19-year Booth teller to serve one year and six months simple imprisonment for theft by servant involving over 70,000 kwacha

ZNBC NewsPublished: March 17, 2023
Three suspects arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of 10 year old in Lusaka's Emmersdale area

Police arrested three suspects in connection with 10-year old's abduction and later found dead in Lusaka’s Emmerdale area.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 27, 2023
The police launch an investigation into the accident that involved a motorbike that was part of the presidential motorcade sweeper and a 42-year-old woman of Garden Compound in Lusaka.

The police launched an investigation into the accident that involved a woman from Garden Compound in Lusaka that succumbed to her injuries after she was hit by a motorbike that was part of the presidential motorcade sweeper. 

Lusaka TimesPublished: April 7, 2023
The police launch an investigation into the accident that involved a motorbike that was part of the presidential motorcade sweeper and a 42-year-old woman of Garden Compound in Lusaka.

The police launched an investigation into the accident that involved a woman from Garden Compound in Lusaka that succumbed to her injuries after she was hit by a motorbike that was part of the presidential motorcade sweeper. 

Constable Mungala was taken into custody to assist with the investigation.

Lusaka TimesPublished: April 7, 2023
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Police arrested three suspects in connection with 10-year old's abduction and later found dead in Lusaka’s Emmerdale area.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 27, 2023
A 19-year Booth teller has been convicted for theft by servant involving over 70,000 kwacha.

Lusaka Magistrate court convicts a 19-year Booth teller to serve one year and six months simple imprisonment for theft by servant involving over 70,000 kwacha. 

Member of Parliament for Lumezi, arrested by police.

Member of Parliament for Lumezi, was arrested by police after failing to comply with several requests to present himself to authorities. 

He is currently being detained in police custody, with a comprehensive statement to be issued on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 28, 2023
Police officer and three alleged criminals arrested for a robbery.

Police officer alongside three other alleged criminals were arrested in connection with the robbery. 

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 25, 2023
Ten traffic police officers reverted from Traffic Department to General Police Duties.

Inspector General of Police reverted ten traffic police officers from Traffic Department to General Police Duties, for mounting unauthorised snap traffic checkpoints.

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests eighteen individuals for alleged theft of Public Funds.

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested eighteen individuals including the Auditor-General and Former Secretary to the Treasury, in connection with a financial scandal at the Ministry of Finance. The investigation centres on payments made for fictitious activities and the alleged theft of public funds.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 18, 2023
Three fined K120, 000 each for entering into a national park illegally.

Three Itezhi Tezhi fishermen have been fined K120,000 each after they pleaded guilty to unlawful entry into the Kafue National Park.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 18, 2023
Two people detained by police in Kitwe in connection with unlawfully obtained Copper concentrate.

Police detained two people found in possession of 30 tonnes of suspected stolen Copper concentrate in Kitwe.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 13, 2023
Four Individuals arrested for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Over K5 Million

The Drug Enforcement Commission’s Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in collaboration with the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority arrested four individuals in  connection with a money laundering scheme involving over K5 million 

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 13, 2023
Police in Ndola arrest illegal miners.

Police in Ndola arrested and charged three illegal miners with an offence of illegally mining manganese.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 9, 2023
Chama Hospital Employee Arrested for Drug Theft.

A worker at Chama District Hospital, has been arrested for alleged theft of various medicines.

Operations at Anshan Lime suspended due to labour law contraventions..

The Labour Commissioner with immediate effect suspended operations at Anshan Lime as a result of their failure to adhere to labour laws and regulations.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 2, 2023
Three ZNS officers dismissed for illegal gold mining at Kasenseli.

Three Zambia National Service officers fired for Illegal gold mining at Kasenseli in Mwinilunga, North-Western Province.

Lusaka TimesPublished: March 1, 2023
Luapula Deputy Permanent Secretary and two District Commissioners apprehended by police over Sugerlite Gemstone.

Deputy Permanent Secretary for Luapula Province and two District Commissioners for Nchelenge were apprehended for the offence of conveying property suspected to be stolen and carrying out mining operations without a license.

Zambian ObserverPublished: February 21, 2023
Four arrested for Illegal Land allocation in Kampasa.

Four people were apprehended, in connection with the illegal allocation of land in Kampasa.

Zambia National Broadcasting CorporationPublished: February 21, 2023
Former Board Chairperson of National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research, arrested.

Former Board Chairperson of the National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research, was arrested for the offense of Abuse of Authority of office.

Lusaka TimesPublished: February 18, 2023
The former Commissioner of Lands was arrested for failure to comply with the law or procedure relating to the allocation and disposal of property.

Former Commissioner of lands arrested for failure to comply with law - alleged to have expired and cancelled the title for property in Woodlands area belonging to the Zambia Army and later offered it to the Patriotic Front – Registered Trustees,

Zambia National Broadcasting CorporationPublished: February 14, 2023
12 suspects apprehended for attempting to sell a 17-year-old male living with albinism.

12 suspects arrested at Mongu Central Police in Western Province for attempting to sell a 17 year old male living with albinism.

Lusaka TimesPublished: February 7, 2023
Samfya man fined K10, 000 for unlawful possession of forestry products

A 64-year-old man of Samfya was fined K10, 000 in default and face six months imprisonment with hard labour for unlawful possession of forestry products.

Lusaka TimesPublished: January 12, 2023
Food Reserve Agency, marketing assistant arrested for allegedly stealing bags of maize.

 A marketing Assistant at the Food Reserve Agency was arrested for allegedly stealing bags of maize belonging to the agency.

 

Lusaka TimesPublished: January 17, 2023
Police arrested 20 people in connection with Katete riots.

Police apprehended twenty people suspected to have been behind the attack on police officers and the burning of a police vehicle in Katete District.

Lusaka TimesPublished: November 25, 2022
Provincial Vet Officer and Former ZRA Assistant Director Tax Appeals arrested for corrupt charges.

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested Lusaka Provincial Veterinary Officer for corrupt practices involving over K28,000.00 and the former Zambia Revenue Authority Assistant Director for Tax Appeals for corrupt practices involving K22,000.

Anti-Corruption Commission ZambiaPublished: November 24, 2022
Eleven teachers suspended for Examination malpractice

Eleven teachers have been suspended for engaging in examination malpractice, nine teachers were from the Mpongwe District while the other two were from Chilanga District

Lusaka TimesPublished: November 20, 2022
UPND District Youth Chairperson arrested for damage to property.v

Police in Mazabuka District charged and arrested UPND District Youth Chairperson for assault and malicious damage to property.

Lusaka TimesPublished: November 9, 2022
Former PS Songowayo Zyambo Arrested for Corruption Involving over $31 million.

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a former Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary for corruption, involving US$131million in a case of unsupplied fertilizer.

Lusaka TimesPublished: November 10, 2022
The former Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board Chief Executive Officer arrested for corrupt practices.

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested the former Workers’ Compensation Fund Control  Board Chief Executive Officer, for corrupt practices.

Zambia National Broadcasting CorporationPublished: October 26, 2022
Anti Corruption Commission arrested Former Permanent Secretary and Former Chief Procurement and Supplies Officer over $5 million

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested the former Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development Permanent Secretary and former Chief Procurement and Supplies Officer over irregularities in the procurement of a building at over US$5 million

Lusaka TimesPublished: October 14, 2022
Ex- Health Permanent Secretary and three Honeybee Directors arrested for corruption involving over US $17.9million

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested former Minister of Health, together with the Former Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary and three Honeybee Directors for corruption involving US$17,958,150.00

Lusaka TimesPublished: October 5, 2022
The Anti-Corruption ComThe Anti- Corruption Commission hmission has arrested Margaret Musonda has been arrested and charged with ten counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested Margaret Musonda  and charged her with ten counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.

Lusaka TimesPublished: October 5, 2022
Zambia Must Prosper President, Kelvin Bwalya Fube and 4 others arrested for money laundering.

The Drug Enforcement Commission arrested Zambia Must Prosper President, Kelvin Bwalya Fube and four others for being in possession of goods reasonably believed to be proceeds of crime and money laundering.

Lusaka TimesPublished: October 6, 2022
National Authorising Office Coordinator, Entrepreneur & Lusaka lawyer Arrested for corruption involving US$800,000.

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested and charged a Coordinator at the National Authorising Office to the European Development Fund, an entrepreneur, and a Lusaka Lawyer Bwalya Chiti for corruption involving US$800,000.00.

Lusaka TimesPublished: October 4, 2022
ZRA prosecutes 5 companies on the Copperbelt Province on fraud charges relating to VAT.

The Zambia Revenue Authority prosecuted five companies in the Copperbelt Province in court on fraud charges relating to Value Added Tax (VAT).

Lusaka TimesPublished: September 22, 2022
Former Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Administration arrested.

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested the Former Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Administration for corrupt practices.

Zambia National Broadcasting CorporationPublished: September 1, 2022
President Hichilema denied lifting the Director of Public Prosecution’s oath of secrecy.

President Hichilema denied lifting the Director of Public Prosecution’s oath of secrecy.

Lusaka TimesPublished: August 9, 2022
President Hichilema pledges to uphold the rule of law

President Hichilema pledges to uphold the rule of law

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