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President Lungu conducts an inspection of the flood situation in 20 villages of Luapula and Northern provinces.

President Edgar Lungu has conducted an inspection of the flood situation in more than 20 villages of Luapula and Northern provinces. The Head of State could, however, could not address the affected families because the helicopters could not land and...

HH wants Correctional facilities and Police Cells decongested in the wake of COVID-19

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Chief Justice, the Director of Public Prosecution, the Human Rights Commission and the Legal Aid Board proposing measures to be taken to decongest Correctional facilities and...

Six More Corona Virus Cases Confirmed from the matrix of People who travelled to Pakistan

Six more laboratory-confirmed Coronavirus cases have been recorded in the country, bringing the total number to 28. Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya confirmed the new statistics at the latest Coronavirus update Saturday afternoon. He explained that the 6 new cases are...

Be Guided by National Values and Principles on the Prime TV Blackout, Peter Sinkamba Counsels Dora Siliya

Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has advised Information Minister Dora Siliya to follow values and principles espoused in the Constitution of Zambia when dealing with the Prime TV Coronavirus fallout. Mr. Sinkamba said government leaders should not use emotion to...

Topstar switches off Prime TV as Panos calls for immediate reinstatement

Topstar has announced it has removed Prime Television from all its platforms. The move follows the directive by Minister of Information and Broadcasting Dora Siliya that all government ministries and other entities must cease any business with the station. Topstar Acting...

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambia has increased to 22

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambia has increased to 22 after six more cases were identified, says Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya. Dr Chilufya says six new cases are from 72 contracts that were tested starting yesterday which...

COVID to cut Zambia’s GDP growth to 2% as Government announces measures to provide relief to businesses

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu has revised Zambia’s economic growth for 2020 to 2 percent. He announced during a news briefing that because of Covid19, growth is now projected to be lower at around 2 percent despite the anticipated significant...

The Zambian Government needs to move fast on Economics of Covid-19-HH

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema says the Zambian Government needs to move fast on Economics of Covid-19. Mr Hichilema says the first round of World Bank Covid response has gone without Zambia submitting an expression of interest which should not be...

Zambia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 16

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambia has risen to 16. Health Minister, Chitalu Chilufya says the four new cases include three, who are part of a group that traveled from Pakistan with the eight others, who are already...

COVID-19: Place Workers On Paid Leave, Simukoko

Labour and Social Security Minister, Joyce Simukoko has urged employers across the country to place employees on paid annual leave in view of the Coronavirus outbreak. Mrs Simukoko says this should include those with few or without accrued days. She says...

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Robin Siame Enjoying Life at GBFC

Green Buffaloes winger Robin Siame is enjoying life at the Zambia Army club. Siame joined Buffaloes from Kitwe United at...

Lusambo warns Nutricom Food and Beverage Limited for claiming their Ginger Kombucha Energy drink can prevent Corona virus

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has warned that government will not allow business entities in Zambia to produce misleading adverts that their products can...

Government releases over K5.6 billion to finance developmental, service delivery programmes

The National Treasury released last month released a sum of K5.64 billion to finance various developmental and public service delivery programmes in the country. Of...

Germany organisations donate ambulance to Kaindu clinic

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has applauded Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) for investing in Zambia’s health and agriculture sectors. Mr....

Street Vending is still illegal in Zambia, says Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has reiterated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as prescribed by...
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