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Drug Enforcement Commission arrests two businessmen for money laundering activities involving over k200,000

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Two Lusaka businessmen have have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission for money laundering activities involving over K200,000. Webster Shamyombwe aged 46, a Businessman of House No. 961 Kamwala South in Lusaka has been arrested and jointly charged with Besnati Tembo aged 37, a Business Woman of the same abode for obtaining money by false pretences and money laundering contrary to the Laws of Zambia. Particulars of the offence are that Webster Shamyombwe on dates unknown but between 1st May 2015 and 31st December, 2015 jointly and whilst acting together with Besnart Tembo and other persons unknown did falsely obtain money amounting to K276, 500.00 from a named Director of Sanani Trading in Lusaka by falsely purporting that the said amount was 1% of the performance security guarantee for the printing and supply of campaign materials for a named political party for the 2015 general elections when in fact not. It has been reported that Webster Shamyombwe further did engage directly or indirectly in money laundering activities involving K276, 500.00 where a Toyota Land Cruiser has been seized as part of money laundering proceeds of crime. DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo has disclosed this to Mwebantu and says the two suspects are on Police Bond and will appear in court soon. And in Eastern province, the Commission arrested a Truck driver Dennis Mwanza, aged 46, of House No. E27 Kabangwe area in Chibombo District for trafficking in 1.650 tonnes of loose cannabis. Mwanza was arrested on 21st February, 2017 arrested Katongo says the suspect appeared in the Nyimba Subordinate Court on 22nd February, 2017 before Hon. Magistrate Webby C. Chanda and was sentenced to five years in imprisonment with hard labour with effect from the same date. “The Court further ruled that seized items in the matter which include a Volvo FL Truck Registration No. ACZ 8394, a Toyota Regius Bus Registration No. ACB 673 and other household goods will be forfeited to the state within thirty days if no claim to the said property is made,” says Katongo.

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Here is your word for today: Isaiah 58:9

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Good Morning Mwebantu,

Here is your word for today:

Verse: Isaiah 58:9

‘Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; you will cry for help, and He will say: Here am I.’

– What a privilege and a joy we have to be able to call on the Lord for help.
– We are not doing life alone because He is with us.
– Today He says to you: ‘Here I am!’
– He is the one who hears our prayers and cries and He helps us.

PRAYER: Lord, thank You that right now You are here with me. You have promised never to abandon or forsake me and I take hold of Your hand today. Amen.

Have a wonderful Saturday
Kind Regards

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Here is your word for today: Ezra 6:22

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Good Morning Mwebantu,

Here is your word for today:

Verse: Ezra 6:22

‘There was great joy throughout the land because the LORD had caused the king to be favourable to them.’

– We must always remind ourselves that God can turn any situation around.
– Often He will use people to play a role in the change that needs to happen.
– In this story He used a king and changed a situation completely.
– The Lord knows your situation and He is committed to giving the help you need.

PRAYER: Lord, thank You that You are in control of all things. Nothing is too difficult for You and You can use anything and anyone to bring the help and relief I need. Amen.

Have a blessed Thursday.
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Zambia’s largest online media, Mwebantu awarded

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MWEBANTU, the leading online news portal in Zambia, is honoured to have been awarded and recognized with first place for the online media category at the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) 2017 Media Awards.

The ceremony was held at Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka was aimed at recognizing service excellence in public policy reporting by individuals and media organizations. The theme of 2017 awards ceremony was dubbed “advancement and transformation: enhancing media participation in Zambia’s sustainable development agenda”

The award confirms Mwebantu’s status as the most trusted online newspaper in Zambia and also as the most followed online brand in the country on Facebook.

Mwebantu provides the most shareable news, stories and entertainment across the web and social platforms of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to an audience of over 1 million plus daily users and growing.

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07 Mar 2021, 8:30 AM (GMT)

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82,011 Total Cases
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77,609 Recovered

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