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15 year old boy endures 8 hour bus ride underneath a bus in quest to find his mother

15 year old boy endures 8 hour bus ride underneath a bus in quest to find his mother

A 15-year old boy shocked people when he was discovered to have travelled from Lundazi to Lusaka on a bus chassis. The visibly distressed, soiled and hungry Frederick Mbewe was..

President Sata heading to New York for UN Summit, First Lady to be honoured as e-health Ambassador

PRESIDENT Michael Sata and his delegation will participate in the general debate of the United Nations(UN) GeneralAssembly which has drawn leaders from across the globe. Mr Sata, whose delegation includes..

Health Minister declares Zambia’s readiness to tackle the deadly Ebola

HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde has declared Zambia’s readiness to tackle the deadly Ebola virus which is currently ravaging West African countries. Dr Kasonde said this during the launch of the..

Commitment to end child marriage in the country impresses Archbishop Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has observed that the country has room for improvement in the fight against child marriage. Speaking during a press briefing in Lusaka today, the Archbishop who is..

Kasosa bemoans lack of planning for retirement in the police service

COPPERBELT Province Police Commissioner Joyce Kasosa has bemoaned the shortage of accommodation for police offices in the area. Ms. Kasosa says this was mainly due to some retired police officers’..

Two PF MPs clash over ‘who succeeds President Michael Sata’

THE rift tearing the ruling Patriotic Front party apart over who succeeds President Michael Sata deepened yesterday as two parliamentarians clashed, with one accusing the other of serving the interests..

President Sata’s Cabinet is most docile of all times-Changala

PRESIDENT Michael Sata’s Cabinet is the most docile of all times and has completely failed to defend itself and the Head of State from accusations by the cartel that the..

Zambia recorded 12,500 pregnancies among primary school pupils last year -Phiri

ZAMBIA last year recorded 12,500 pregnancies among primary school pupils and 2,428 in secondary schools, minister of Education John Phiri has disclosed. Dr Phiri said that of these, 4,492 pupils..

No Zambian died when TB Joshua’s Guest House collapsed-Kalaba

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has assured the nation that no Zambian died in the accident at the Synagogue Church of all Nations when the Church’s Guest House collapsed. Nigerian..

Veteran politician Matoka buried

Veteran politician and academician Peter Matoka has been buried in his home village in Mwinilunga district of the North Western province. And government has paid tribute to Dr Matoka describing..

Agriculture can drive the country forward economically. Simuusa

Government says it wants to use the Agriculture sector to grow the country’s economy by strategically investing in the sector. Speaking during the launch of the Investment Support Fund (ISF)..

ECZ pledges enhanced access to vote

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it has a mandate to enhance access to the electoral process for eligible voters. Speaking during a delimitation meeting held at Mukando Secondary..

Samuel Matete, Catherine Phiri participate in GBV campaign

Gender Deputy Minister Easter Banda today flagged off the Freedom Ride against Gender Based Violence from Chlilabombwe to Livingstone. Speaking during the flag off Ms. Banda said government through her..

Private sector hails government for waiving VAT rule 18

The Zambia Private Sector Alliance (ZPSA) has expressed happiness with government’s move to waive the Value Added Tax (VAT) rule 18 clause. The VAT rule 18 clause requires exporters to..

Chibesakunda bemoans inadequate infrastructure

Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda says inadequate court infrastructure in the country still remains a challenge for judiciary staff to dispense their duties diligently. Justice Chibesakunda has further attributed the..