Church and Govt should partner-Mrs. Mwanawasa

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa says the church should combine efforts with government and other stakeholders to respond to some of the challenges and needs of people in communities. Mrs. Mwanawasa said the church has a challenge to respond to issues of HIV and the associated...

Government honours three scientists

Government has honored three (3) Zambian scientists with awards of recognition for their valuable contribution to the work of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC is an international organization mandated to assess scientific information related to climate change and the panel has...

Orphans pray for Dr. Mwanawasa

Children from different orphanages and organizations today gathered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to pray for the quick recover of President Mwanawasa. The children sang songs of praise and gave out petitions of prayer during the church service. Seventeen year-old, Davie Tembo from the...

Stop Government Vehicles’ Abuse

Government has urged its Transport Officers (TOs) to put in place measures to curb the rampant abuse of its vehicles. ZANIS reports Works and Supply Permanent Secretary Bizwayo Nkunika said this in his opening remarks when he officially opened a five day workshop organised by...

Electricity users storm ERB stand in the show grounds

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has recorded an increase in the number of people visiting its stand for information at the on going 82nd Agriculture and Commercial Show in Lusaka. ERB Communications Officer, Kwale Mfune, attributed the increase to the power deficit that Zambia and...

Mbulakulima warns HIV Counselors to be confidential

Copperbelt Minister Mwansa Mbulakulima has warned psychosocial counselors to uphold the counseling ethics as regards to information given to them by clients. Mr Mbulakulima warned of possible prosecution if they indulged themselves in releasing privileged information to the public and fuelling stigma and Discrimination. The Minister...

UNZA closed for three weeks

The University of Zambia Great East road campus in Lusaka has been closed following continued industrial unrest at the institution. The decision to close the institution for three weeks was arrived at by the University senate after a meeting, Wednesday. UNZA Assistant Public Relations Officer, Stanlous...

Levy’s Latest Update

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa and other family members have expressed gratitude to the Zambian people and other countries that have sent messages of good will and prayers for the quick recovery of President Mwanawasa. Vice President Rupiah Banda said the first family is encouraged with...

Uganda Police arrests parents denying children education

Ugandan Police in Kakiika, Mbarara district have arrested over 100 parents who refused to take their children to school. The parents claimed that this was because their religion forbids identification of persons with a number. Early this year, the Government introduced the Personal Identification Number (PIN)...

Lands probe completed

Investigations into alleged corrupt practices at the Ministry of Lands have been completed and a report submitted to the Zambian Government. Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Acting Director General, Rosewin Wandi said a number of recommendations were made with regard to land allocation. Mrs. Wandi said the major...

Levy Continues to Make Steady Progress

Doctors treating President Mwanawasa at Percy Military Hospital in Paris, France say they are satisfied with the steady progress Dr. Mwanawasa is making in his recovery. According to the latest update posted on the State House web site by Vice President Rupiah Banda, the condition...

Don’t victimise Zambians- Katumbi

Katanga Governor, Moses Katumbi has warned Congolese National Police manning the Pedicle Road and Chembe bridge against victimizing Zambians. Mr. Katumbi says any policeman who will victimize Zambians will be fired. Mr. Katumbi said the completion of the Chembe bridge should not be used by officers...

Govt satisfied with ZWCCF restructuring – Mukuma

Labour and Social Security Minister Ronald Mukuma says Government is satisfied with amount of Progress in restructuring the Zambia Workers Compensation Control fund (ZWCCf). Mr Mukuma who was speaking in Kitwe Wednesday after paying a courtesy call on the National Union for Miners and...

Govt happy with industrial harmony on the CB

Government says it is happy with the industrial harmony obtaining on the Copperbelt. Labour minister Mr. Ronald Mukuma has expressed happiness saying this was due to the political leadership in the province. He said this Tuesday morning when he paid a courtesy call on Copperbelt...

Zimbabwe audits Western business

Zimbabwe is auditing hundreds of Western business interests as possible targets for takeover, in a reported backlash against foreign pressure on President Robert Mugabe. Citing a recent economic reform, Paul Mangwana, the minister in charge of economic empowerment told Agence France Press (AFP), they...