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African Milling reduces Mealie Meal by K20

The African Milling New Maize Plant situated along Buyantanshi road in Lusaka
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The African Milling Limited has announced a reduction in the price of mealie-meal by 20 Kwacha, with immediate effect. African Milling Sales and Marketing Manager Jomo Matululu says the company has reduced the wholesale price of a 25 Kilogramme bag of Breakfast mealie meal from...

Smuggling of maize and mealie meal should be aggressively addressed-Zambia Army Commander

The Office of the Vice President through Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has given 8,960 bags of mealie meal to Chasefu District in Eastern Province
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Army Commander Lieutenant General William Sikazwe says smuggling of maize and mealie meal should be aggressively addressed in order to ensure food security in the country. General Sikazwe says neighboring countries can be allowed to buy from Zambia but only through proper channels so that...

AVIC construction accused abrogating the 20 percent sub-contracting policy

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Ten sub-contractors have expressed concern with AVIC International, saying the contractor is allegedly abrogating the 20 percent sub-contracting policy. The sub-contractors say AVIC has not done an evaluation of scopes of works for upgrading of selected Lusaka urban roads since April 2018. In a letter addressed...

President Edgar Lungu expected in Kasama for a two-day official visit

President Lungu on Arrival at Mansa Airport
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President Edgar Lungu is tomorrow expected in Kasama for a two-day official visit. The President who will arrive in Kasama in the morning is expected to commission the new civic centre in Kasama which was recently constructed. President Lungu is also expected to go to Mporokoso...

The General Firearms Amnesty will Come to an End Next Year-Kanganja

INSPECTOR General of Police, Kakoma Kanganja
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The General firearms Amnesty,  introduced in 2011 by the Zambia Police,  whose objective was to remove prohibited and illegally acquired Firearms as well as prohibited firearms accessories and ammunition from members of the public, with a view of reducing the prevalence of violent crime...

ZCAS student commits suicide by jumping off the 14th floor

Government Complex
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A twenty-year-old ZCAS student has committed suicide by throwing himself from the 14th floor of Government Complex building this afternoon. The student who has been identified as Mwango Kandeta is the son of Chileshe Kandeta, Ministry of Finance Spokesperson. Zambia Police spokesperson Esther Katongo confirmed in...

Fred M’membe literacy programme receives accolades in Southern Province

Socialist Party President Fred M’membe
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THE Fred M’membe literacy programme has received accolades in Southern Province, opposition Socialist Party member Lydia Chifunda has disclosed. Chifunda, a teacher from Livingstone has said that the people of Southern Province were gratified that those who did not receive adequate formal education were now...

Zambia engages a Germany firm to help with the printing of ballot papers for the 2021 general elections

MINISTER of Works and Supply Honourable SYLVIA BAMBALA
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The government has engaged a Germany firm to help with the printing of ballot papers for the 2021 general elections. Works and Supply Minister Sylvia Chalikosa says the engagement with the Germany firm is part of the revamping of government printers. Speaking to ZNBC News in...

Huawei to plant 24 Hour cameras across Lusaka

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  Chinese tech giant Huawei has been granted a go ahead to mount security cameras across Lusaka in a project to turn Lusaka into a Smart City. Last week, the Lusaka City Council during a Special Full Council meeting approved 2019 the Huawei proposal to turn...

Zambia now added to the list of countries where food shortages have reached crisis b levels by the U.N

FAO
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Zambia has been added to the list of countries where the lack of food has reached crisis levels, the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization has said. Citing reduced harvests and high food prices in southern and western areas, the FAO reported that an estimated 2.3...

President Lungu condemns Opposition for Shooting Celebrating PF Members

President Edgar Lungu
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President Edgar Lungu has condemned the shooting incident reported in Mpulungu, Northern Province in the aftermath of the council by-elections. The President expressed sadness that one person was injured in the incident. President Lungu says according to reports one of the opposition members opened fire at...

Government has prioritized the enhancement of education-Tasila Lungu

Tasila Lungu spotted at a PF event
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Nkoloma Ward One Councillor, Tasila Lungu says the Government has prioritized the enhancement of education, especially in rural areas in order to create equality among Zambians. Speaking when she officiated at the Francis Chipasha Award at Kansenje basic school in Kafue, Ms. Lungu said education...

Cops gun down 7 criminals

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Police in Lusaka have gunned down seven notorious criminals suspected to be foreign nationals in an exchange of fire in Lusaka’s Makeni Simson area. And Police have recovered four firearms among them, three pistols and a revolver with rounds of ammunition. Police Spokesperson, Mwata Katongo says...

More refugees seek asylum in Zambia

Congo DRC refugees at Kenani camp transit centre in the Nchelenge
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The number of Congolese refugees seeking asylum in Zambia has doubled in the last three months of 2019, despite that country holding an election which ushered in a new government. Commissioner for Refugees Abdon Mawere has disclosed that the number of asylum seekers entering the...

Aim high, President Lungu urges CAF participants

President Lungu receiving a ZANACO Jersey Replica
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  President Edgar Lungu says Zambian football clubs that represent the country in continental football should aim at winning their respective leagues as opposed to being mere participants in the leagues. President Lungu said football clubs that play continental football should always remember that they represent...