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Seriously, to hack WHAT or Why?" src="http://directory.zambia-online.com/images/added/hacker.jpg" border="0" height="194" width="227"></a><font color="#666666" size="2" face="Arial"><b>The Zambia Police on Friday ordered the government department that controls the&nbsp; internet to hack the website of the Watchdog and emails, according to claims published on the <a href="http://www.zambianwatchdog.com/2010/11/15/police-zicta-hack-zambia-watchdog-emails-website/" target="_blank">Zambian Watchdog</a> website:</b></font><font color="#666666" size="2" face="Verdana"><br><br>This is in the ongoing hunting down of Watchdog writers and sources by the government authorities.<br><br>The police took a court order issued by Judge Gregory Phiri last week to The Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) and demanded that the hacking begins.<br><br>They compelled ZICTA to hack the website, and emails of editors and people they suspect to be sources of the Watchdog.<br><br>The Watchdog website and its emails are hosted and controlled in Europe and thereby outside the jurisdiction of ZICTA and Zambia police. But due to the amount of bloody money that has been staked to destroy the Watchdog and the pressure being exerted on it, ZICTA will do anything even if it means breaching international law.<br><br>The police hope they can trace the source of information for the Watchdog and also the IP addresses of its readers who post comments.<br><br><br></font><a href="http://directory.zambia-online.com/searchresult.php?sbkeyword=Zambian+Watchdog&amp;sbsort=1&amp;order=asc&amp;Submit4=Go"><img alt="The Zambian Watchdog" src="http://directory.zambia-online.com/images/added/logo_zw.jpg" height="58" width="252"><br><br></a></p> http://news.zambia-online.com/category/Odd_News/Police_ZICTA_hack_Zambia_Watchdog_emails_website.html 15 November 2010 Monday 04:41 AM British diplomat, 2 others arrested, charged with assault <p><font color="#666666" size="2" face="Verdana">A British High Comission official has been arrested for allegedly assaulting her husband. Police have also arrested two other Britons in connection with the same incident.<br><br>The husband, who is Zambian, is believed to have been hit with beer bottles and other objects and left unconscious at Lusaka South Country Club on Saturday around 02:00 hours.<br><br>Both Lusaka police commanding officer Greenwell Ng'uni and the victim who is a chief executive and proprietor of a manufacturing firm in Lusaka confirmed the incident in separate interviews yesterday.<br><br>The victim, who has since been discharged from CBF Medical Centre where he was admitted, said he has a fracture on the back of his skull, severe injuries all over the face and stitches on his forehead although his condition is improving steadily.<br><br>"I was attacked by a white Zimbabwean and my wife when I approached them. They hit me with two bottles of beer on my forehead and left me in a pool of blood. It is just good Samaritans who helped me," he said.<br><br>He said since the matter is now in the hands of the police, he wants action to be taken against his wife including those who took part in the attack.<br><br>The victim said he also wants the Zimbabwean man to be tried in the Zambian courts of law because the issue has now seriously affected his marriage.<br><br>And Mr Ng'uni said the incident took place last Saturday at Lusaka South Country Club during a beer-drinking binge.<br><br>Mr Ng'uni said the woman together with two other British male nationals, one of them a farmer in Mazabuka, were arrested yesterday and charged with assault at Chawama police station.<br><br>"On August 28, 2010, while drinking beer at Lusaka South Country Club, the three British nationals, one woman and two men, picked up a quarrel with a Zambian man and a fight erupted. It was then that the three descended on the Zambian coloured," he said.<br><br>Mr Ng'uni said the trio was released on police bond yesterday after a warn-and-caution statement was recorded by the officers handling the case.<br><br>He said the man who was attacked is currently admitted to CBF Medical Centre in Lusaka along Addis Ababa Drive.<br><br>The British High Commission employee was allegedly found with the other man by her husband before the fight ensued.<br><br>When the husband asked what the other man was doing with his wife, he was allegedly punched on the face after which his spouse and the other male British national allegedly descended on him, hitting him with beer bottles, shoes and any objects their hands fell on until he got unconscious.<br><br>Vanguard Investigations managing director James Kasamanda said his company was involved in investigating the diplomat.<br><br>Captain Kasamanda said his company is still looking for more people who may have participated in the attack of the husband of the High Commission official, adding that investigations are almost complete.<br><br>He said the victim is a senior employee of Asbestos Roofing Solutions.<br><br>And according to a medical report, the victim sustained three broken teeth, bruises all over the body and a deep cut on his forehead. </font><br><br><a href="http://directory.zambia-online.com/searchresult.php?sbkeyword=Zambia+Daily+Mail&amp;sbsort=1&amp;order=asc&amp;Submit4=Go">Zambia Daily Mail</a><br><br></p> http://news.zambia-online.com/category/Odd_News/British_diplomat_2_others_arrested_charged_with_assault.html 03 September 2010 Friday 01:19 AM Police arrest man, 27, for sex with goat <p><font color="#666666" size="2" face="Verdana">Police in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested a 27-year-old man for having sex with a goat, which later died.<br><br>Central Province police commanding officer Simon Mpande confirmed the incident in an interview on Tuesday and identified the man as Amon Chisenga aged 27 of Kabati village in Lunchu B area of Chief Mukonchi in Kapiri Mposhi district.<br><br>"The incident happened on 4th July 2010 around 02:00 hours . . . he was found having sex with the goat by the complainant who is female Febby Kunda, aged 56, also of Lunchu B in Kapiri Mposhi district he is actually admitting the charge," Mpande said.<br><br>He said the goat would be subjected to a postmortem in order to assert if there is some semen in the female goat.<br><br>And a check at Kapiri Mposhi police station found the goat's carcus swollen on its private part while in a two-minute interview with this author Chisenga admitted having sexual intercourse with the animal; adding that he did not know what he was doing.<br></font><br><font color="#666666" size="2" face="Verdana"><a href="http://directory.zambia-online.com/searchresult.php?sbkeyword=The+Post&amp;sbsort=1&amp;order=asc&amp;Submit4=Go">The Post<br><br></a></font></p> http://news.zambia-online.com/category/Odd_News/Police_arrest_man_27_for_sex_with_goat.html 14 July 2010 Wednesday 08:03 AM Manhood enlargement bid backfires <font style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; color: rgb(102, 102, 102);" size="2">POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a traditional 'doctor' who administered traditional medicine on a person who wanted to enlarge his manhood but ended up shrinking it.<br><br> In an interview in Chipata last week, police deputy commissioner responsible for information and communication technology Dr Solomon Jere said it was unfortunate that traditional doctors had been stealing a lot of money from unsuspecting patients.<br><br> "One of the latest cases is an embarrassing one. It involves somebody who wanted to have a very strong manhood but he ended up shrinking it and lost huge sums of money. So that witchdoctor is again in police custody, so people should watch out," he said.<br><br> Dr Jere urged people to be careful when they go to witchdoctors.<br> "Be careful when you go to these witchdoctors, herbalist. Be very, very cautious as you go to these... other wise a number of things will disappear from your body," he said.<br><br> Dr Jere observed that a lot of witchfinders were stealing money from people.<br> And police in Lusaka have arrested one person in connection with the alleged swindling members of the public and companies of airtime.<br><br> The man identified as Transgression Mutale aged 40 years, was arrested in Ndola's Chichele Plantation.<br> Inspector General of police Francis Kabonde said Mutale told police that he had swindled companies and individuals bringing the total number of victims to 47.<br><br> Kabonde said members of the public who were also swindled by Mutale and still had the number he used, should go to police so that more charges are added.<br><br> Five days ago, Kabonde appealed to members of the pubic and businessmen to help trace the suspect.<br> And three police officers who investigated and arrested the conman have been awarded order of meritorious service awards by Zambia Police.<br><br> Police deputy commissioner Standwell Lungu said the trio was awarded for meritoriously busting a crime involving Mutale who had been swindling members of the public of airtime.<br><br> Lungu said the three were directed to investigate a case involving a business man who was swindled K100,000 worth of airtime by Mutale who phoned him purporting to be the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs claiming to have been stranded at a place where he could not manage to buy airtime.<br><br> "The businessman was informed to report at the deputy ministers' office at 10:00 hrs the following day to clarify matters relating to the business' company and after wards was asked to send airtime to deputy minister, and airtime worth K100,000 was sent," he said.<br><br> Lungu said the businessman discovered when he met the deputy minister the following day that the person who purported to be in the said position was infact Mutale and later reported the matter to police.</font> http://news.zambia-online.com/category/Odd_News/Manhood_enlargement_bid_backfires.html 17 April 2010 Saturday 08:35 AM Woman loses benefits over Facebook photos <font style="color: rgb(153, 153, 153);" size="2"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Canadian insurance firm Manulife has reportedly cut a depressed womans benefits because photos showing her happy were posted on Facebook.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The woman, Nathalie Blanchard, said she cannot understand how Manulife was able to access her account because she had adjusted her privacy settings so that only friends could see her posts, said CBC News.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Blanchard was on leave from her company IBM for over a year after she was diagnosed with depression. She claims she was having fun on her doctor's advice in order to forget her problems.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Manulife has confirmed to CBC News that it uses Facebook to investigate clients.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">But it said, "We would not deny or terminate a valid claim solely based on information published on websites such as Facebook."</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Facebook has already proved its use to human resource departments wanting to investigate potential new staff. Senior managers have also been found to use Facebook to check up on employees.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">According to Facebook's current privacy policy, the social networking site will share information to prevent fraud or other illegal activity.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">"This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, courts or other government entities," says the policy.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><br style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"></font><br style="color: rgb(153, 153, 153);"> http://news.zambia-online.com/category/Odd_News/Woman_loses_benefits_over_Facebook_photos.html 01 December 2009 Tuesday 11:30 AM Evelyn Hone College students protest against sugar daddies <font color="#666666" size="2" face="Verdana">Several students at Lusaka's <a href="http://directory.zambia-online.com/moredetails.php?sblink_id=291"> Evelyn Hone College</a> on Sunday night staged a demonstration against married men who were allegedly frequenting the learning institution to pick up female students for sexual favours.<br> <br> The students were protesting the death of their female colleague, a computer studies student identified as Zodie Dube, who drowned together with her married lover, Elijah Zulu at Manchinchi Bay Lodge in Siavonga last Thursday evening.<br> <br> The riled students threw missiles and stones at cars that tried to enter the learning institution's campus accusing drivers of soliciting sexual favours from innocent female students there.<br> <br> They accused married men, infamously referred to as investors, of frequenting the college to lure vulnerable young female students with all sorts of presents and money in exchange for illicit affairs and sexual favours.<br> <br> Evelyn Hone College Students Union (ECHOSU) president Marvin Kapenda who confirmed the disturbances to Post Online, while regretting Dube's death, accused female students indulging in illicit activities of damaging the dignity of the institution.<br> <br> "First of all I want to appeal to these same 'investors' who rush here to lure our female colleagues. They should find some other ventures where they can invest their money.<br> They leave their wives and children just to come and disturb other people's children," Kapenda said. "It's a shameful thing!"<br> <br> He said the "investors" needed to realize that the reason students went to the learning institution was to be able to have a good future.<br> <br> "To my female colleagues, please let's respect ourselves and our families. What has happened is both sad and damaging to the image of this college," said Kapenda.<br> "Apart from jeopardizing academics, this is contributing to the high rise in the HIV/AIDS cases."<br> <br> He attributed the students' vulnerability to the high levels of poverty in the country and called on the government to increase the allocation of bursaries to assist the students reduce on similar incidents.<br> <br> According to sources at Machinchi Bay Lodge, Dube had accompanied Zulu on who was employed by <a href="http://directory.zambia-online.com/searchresult.php?sbkeyword=ZAMBIA+Revenue+Authority&amp;sbsort=1&amp;order=asc&amp;Submit4=Go"> ZAMBIA Revenue Authority</a> (ZRA) as customs officer. Both died on Thursday night as Dube was teaching Zulu how to swim but drowned.</font><br> <br> <font color="#666666" size="2" face="Verdana">(<a href="http://directory.zambia-online.com/searchresult.php?sbkeyword=The+Post&amp;sbsort=1&amp;order=asc&amp;Submit4=Go">The Post</a>)<br><br> </font> http://news.zambia-online.com/category/Odd_News/Evelyn_Hone_College_students_protest_against_sugar_daddies.html 10 November 2009 Tuesday 02:58 AM