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Only 1 000 farmers out of 24,000 in Kabwe district have received farming inputs

Ms. Nawakwi handing over farming inputs in Chibombo.
Kabwe District Food Nutritionist, Mary Mungabo, says only one thousand farmers out of 24,000 in Kabwe district have received farming inputs for the 2019/2020 farming season. Mrs Mungabo said the 1000 farmers received the farming inputs this week in an exercise...

Employ the Physically Challenged to Collect Toll Gate Fees

Tollgates have been commissioned at both Manyumbi and Kafulafuta. In the Picture , a Rosa Bus driver paying a toll fee in accordance with the law at Manyumbi Tollgates in Kapiri Mposhi District
THE Zambia Roads & Highway Safety Group (ZRHSG) is urging the Zambian Government through the National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) to consider employing the disabled and physically challenged Zambians to work in the toll gate booths country-wide as a way of empowering...

Kampyongo also warns diplomats against engaging in partisan politics

Home Affairs Minister Hon. Stephen Kampyongo addressing Diplomats in Ethiopia
Home Affairs Minister Hon. Stephen Kampyongo has said that it is the duty of Zambian diplomats to clarify misrepresentations against the country on social media and other platforms. Speaking when he addressed diplomatic staff at the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Ethiopia, Mr....

President Lungu wants RDA to review all Road Contracts

President Lungu addressing the media
President Edgar Lungu has directed the Road Development Agency (RDA) to carry out a review of all contracts signed between foreign contractors and local contractors and ensure strict compliance with the 20 percent subcontract policy. Speaking on Friday afternoon when he engaged the media at...

Eduction Minister Suspends Grade 1 Enrollment in Lusaka

Minister of General Education David Mabumba
General Education Minister David Mabumba has with immediate effect suspended Grade One enrollment in all primary schools in Lusaka District until further notice. This follows the video which circulated on social media showing women who were sleeping in schools to get enrollment forms. Mr. Mabumba has...

DPP takes Chinese Firm to court for copyright infringement of Chelsea Biscuits Brand.

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has sued Sun-foods Trading, a Chinese company on allegations of a forged Trademark. The DPP has also sued two directors of Sun-food Trading Shengming – Li and Wenzhuang – Li as second and third defendants. Sun-foods Trading has been accused...

Dedicate lives to God- Defence force urged

Molcolm Moffat Collage of Education Pricipal (Left) and Mupepetwe Engineering Construction Company (MECCO) Director General Benson Musonda during the commemoration of this year’s women’s day in Serenje district. The event was held at the national square.
Defence Service Command and Staff College Commander Benson Musonda has urged military personnel to take advantage of the declaration of Zambia as a Christian Nation by dedicating their lives to God. Brigadier General Musonda says men and women in uniform are not spared in this...

President Lungu to gift Cheshire Homes with bus

President Lungu and Secretary to the Cabinet Dr Simon Miti poses for a photograph with Catholic Sisters from Cheshire home-Kabulonga, who paid a Courtesy call on the Head of State at State House on Friday, November 8,2019 -Pictures by THOMAS NSAMA
President Edgar Lungu has assured Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia that he will buy a bus to ease the organisation’s transport challenges. ZANIS reports that President Lungu said he is moved by the challenges being faced by Cheshire Homes in taking care...

The ever-increasing number of Gender Based Violence cases as recorded by the Zambia Police is a concern-NGO

Zambia Police
The Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating is concerned with the ever-increasing number of Gender Based Violence cases as recorded by the Zambia Police, Victim Support Unit during the third quarter of 2019. According to the third quarter statistics released by VSU, 6,788 cases of GBV...

Davis Mwila calls on Police to bring Sanity in Markets and Bus Stations

Davies Mwila Touring Markets
Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davis Mwila has called on the police to help bring sanity in Markets and Bus stations following reports of call boys forcefully collecting money from marketeers and bus drivers. Mr. Mwila says the party leadership is concerned that some of...

Government to establish electronic monitoring and tracking system of all its vehicles

Minister of Works and Supply Hon. Silvia Chalikosa
The government says it is in the process of establishing an electronic monitoring and tracking system of all its vehicles, for prudent fleet utilization, as directed by President Edgar Lungu. This follows the launch of the Government Fleet Management Policy by the Minister of Works...

Government wants Public Passenger Vehicles without seat belts removed from roads

Transport and Communications Minister Hon Mutotwe Kafwaya
Transport and Communications Minister Hon Mutotwe Kafwaya has directed his Permanent Secretary to speed up the constitution of a committee for the implementation of the instructions given by President Edgar Lungu to remove from the roads public passenger vehicles without seat belts. President Edgar Lungu...

Decision to remove cadres in markets and bus stations welcome

Lusaka Province Patriotic Front Youth Chairperson Daniel Kalembe and the PF members
The Zambia National Marketeers Credit Association (ZANAMACA) commended President Edgar Lungu for his decision to stop political cadres from operating in markets and bus stations. ZANAMACA President Mupila Kameya says the informal sector has suffered at the hands of political cadres who are bent of...

Increased levels of electronic waste worry ZICTA

Patrick Mutimushi, Director General ZICTA (reading through his speech before address)
The Zambia Information Communication Authority (ZICTA) has expressed concern with the growing volumes of electronic waste (e-waste) that do not have a sustainable management and disposal system in the country. ZICTA Director-General Patrick Mutimushi says the absence of an effective management and disposal system of...

Government plans to build 5 more universities

Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba
Government plans to build five more universities to increase access to public higher Learning institutions in the country. Higher Education Minister, Brian Mushimba said currently, only 20 percent of those wanting to be in public tertiary institutions have access leaving the 80 percent to find...