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Malawian Minister impressed with Zambia’s reduced child marriages and gender based violence cases

Visiting Malawian Minister of Gender Agness Nkhoma has commended the Zambian government over the reduction in cases of early Child Marriages and Gender Based Violence from 42 percent to 29 percent. Ms. Nkhoma says the Zambian government has made remarkable...

Two Chienge residents jailed 24 months with hard labour for defaming President Hakainde Hichilema

Two men of Chienge district in Luapula Province were last week on Friday June 24th 2022, sentenced to 24 months imprisonment with hard labour for defamation of the President. The duo were facing one count of defamation of...

A 12-year old boy has died after a pillar from a house collapsed on him

A 12-year old boy has died after a pillar from a house collapsed on him in Kalulushi's North Kalengwa Township on the Copperbelt. Copperbelt Province Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu has identified the deceased boy as Anipa Mwandila, a pupil, who...

Gender inequalities still high-Kabika

Gender Division Permanent Secretary Mainga Kabika has noted that despite all efforts of achieving gender equity and equality, participation of women in different sectors of the economy still demonstrates high levels of inequality. Ms Kabika...

Italian President, Sergio Mattarella’s visit to Zambia to warm relationship between the two nations

Italian Ambassador to Zambia, Antonino Maggiore has expressed gratitude for the long-standing relationship that his country enjoys with the Zambian government. Ambassador Maggiore notes that the warm relationship will be strengthened further with the visit of the Italian President, Sergio...

It is difficult to fight corruption with weak institutions of governance

CHAMA North PF member of parliament Yotam Mtayachalo says it is difficult to fight corruption with weak institutions of governance. In a statement, Mtayachalo said there was need to eradicate corruption, tribalism and nepotism in Zambia. “Corruption, tribalism and nepotism are...

I’m a puppet of Zambians-HH

President Hakainde Hichilema has been annoyed by insinuations from his critics suggesting that he is a puppet of foreign entities. Democratic Party (DP) President Harry Kalaba and Socialist Party leader Fred M’membe are among people that have branded President Hichilema...

FQM donates sanitary towels to Kalumbila school

FQM Trident limited through its Trident Foundation limited has donated sanitary towels worth K49, 000 to 210 girls at Jiwundu secondary school in Kalumbila district of North-Western Province. FQM Trident Community Affairs Manager, Joseph Ngwira said education support is one...

ILO says countries should provide protection to expatriates

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says the country has an obligation to ensure citizens who leave for other countries for employment are protected. IOM Chief of Mission Nomagugu Ncube says bilateral labour agreements must come in where government engages...

Nakacinda accuse UPND Government of single sourcing a $100 million contract

The Patriotic Front Chairperson for Information and Publicity Raphael Nakacinda has accused the United Party for National Development (UPND) Government of single-sourcing the $100 million contract for health infrastructure in selected parts of the country. Addressing the media at Lusaka’s...
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Malawian Minister impressed with Zambia’s reduced child marriages and gender based violence cases

Visiting Malawian Minister of Gender Agness Nkhoma has commended the Zambian government over the reduction in cases of early...