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Zambia records close to 2,000 Covid-19 cases in past 24 hrs

Zambia has detected nearly 2,000 cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours from 55 districts across the country. Minister of Health Jonas Chanda said 1, 796 positive cases were detected from 9,577 tests conducted across the country bringing...

Increased murder cases among youths worrying – Mulenga

Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development, Emmanuel Mulenga has called young people in the country, especially those in relationships to stop killing each other whenever they are aggrieved. Mr. Mulenga says the government is concerned with the increased statistics...

Zambia confirms hiring London PR firm to do damage control on debt issues

The Zambian government has awarded a six month contract to a UK consultancy to help manage communications regarding the country’s debt restructuring process. Highgate Advisory Ltd will handle Zambia’s public relations issues on debt for six months at a cost...

Only K29, 448.36 is still owed by Former Ministers who over stayed in Office-Accountant General

The Ministry of Finance has said that a total of K4, 266, 664.10 has been refunded by owing Ministers that stayed in office after dissolution of parliament in 2016. The refunds were paid to Cabinet Ministers, Provincial Ministers,...

Schools Opening to be delayed by two weeks-President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has announced, with caution, that the reopening of schools, slated for Monday, 18th January 2021, will be delayed for two weeks to allow all education institutions to put in place covid-19 health guidelines aimed at protecting...

Davies Mwila orders PF members not to issue any statement on Pay back Money for Former Ministers

The Patriotic Front (PF) leadership has insisted that well-wishers within the party settled the Four-point Seven million Kwacha bill for the former ministers who stayed in office in 2016. PF Secretary General Davies Mwila said that anyone seeking verification should...

ECZ asked to limit foreign election observers from COVID-19 countries

A consortium of Civil Society and Student Organisations has advised foreign observers from countries that have been hardly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic to stay away from Zambia’s 2021 General Elections. During a media briefing held today at Mika...

Africans Should Learn More About Africa-President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has said that African people need to know more about Africa than adopting cultures that are way different from theirs. In a statement released to the media by State House, President Lungu said that currently the...

It’s not Dress Code but a National Dress-Sumaili

Government says it is not considering introducing a National Dress Code. In a statement, National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Reverend Godfridah Sumaili says the reported in the Daily Mail was a misrepresentation. Reverend Sumaili said what is being considered is...

KCM is now PF’s cash cow-HH

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has accused the Patriotic Front of using Konkola Copper Mines as a cash cow aimed at benefitting party cadres. And Mr. Hichilema says the PF is creating a perception that it cares about the plight...
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Numba: Zesco Didn’t Underrate Nkwazi

Zesco United coach Mumamba Numba insists Wednesdays 1-0 loss to Nkwazi was not a result of overconfidence after beating...
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