Provide for your workers, KK tells employers

First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda says employers have a huge responsibility of providing the necessary HIV/AIDS workplace policies to cater for the wellbeing of the workers and their families. Speaking at a retreat for the Zambia Business Coalition on HIV and AIDS (ZBCA) in...

GRZ allocates K800m for rural ICTs

Government says it has allocated K800 million in this year’s budget for the enhancement of information communication technology, ICT, in rural areas. Director in the Department of Communication at the Ministry of Communication and Transport, Victor Mbumwe said this in Lusaka today at the...

Activists to walk from Kitwe to Lusaka

Two Lusaka-based anti corruption activists are next week expected to undertake a 15 days sponsored walk from Kitwe to Lusaka dubbed “save Zambia from corruption” to cover about 358 kilometers. Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) president Reuben Lifuka made the announcement today at a media briefing...

Kitwe police arrest two more murder suspects

POLICE in Kitwe have arrested two more suspects in connection with the attacks and murders that have rocked the city in the past two weeks. This brings the number of suspects arrested so far to five. Copperbelt Province police commanding officer, Antonneil Mutentwa, confirmed...

Rock kills miner at MCM

A MINER at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) in Mufulira yesterday died on the spot and four others sustained serious injuries following a heavy rock fall in an underground accident. Mufulira district commissioner, Dyson Mulwa, confirmed the death of Lottie Kanta in the accident that happened...

German committed to improving ICT use in Media

German Ambassador to Zambia, Dr. Irene Hinrichsen says her country is committed to improving the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the media industry in Africa. Dr. Hinrichsen said the use of ICT in the media industry is key to enhancing efficient coverage...

LCC Training Council Police to Enforce public order and nuisance act

The Lusaka City Council (LCC) says it is currently training a total of 100 council police to reinforce the current man power. LCC public relations manager, Chanda Makanta told ZANIS in Lusaka today that the council police officers will complete their training by the end...

Govt to Amend Census and Statistics Act-Shakafuswa

Government says it will soon review and revise the current Census and Statistics Act to enhance statistical development in the country. Finance and National Planning Deputy Minister Jonas Shakafuswa says government will also restructure the Central Statistical Office and increase funding towards the operations of...

Biclycle accident leaves one dead

A 20-year-old man has died in a road accident in which two bicycles collided in Mumbwa's Nalubunda area. Central Province Police Commanding officer Brenda Muntemba confirmed the incidence to ZANIS, and said that the accident occurred 45 kilometres south of Mumbwa boma. Ms. Muntemba said two...

Chingola cops nab man over incest

POLICE in Chingola have arrested a 63-year-old man of Nchanga North for allegedly having sex with his 20-year-old biological daughter for the past three years. Copperbelt police chief, Antoneill Mutentwa, confirmed the arrest of the man, who had been having sex with the daughter since...

Local publishers welcome the zero rating of books

A local book publisher says local book publishers have the capacity to supply books to the nation without the aid of imported books. SOBI Managing Director Gheewala Ismail says government should hence be commended for zero rating taxation on all books. Mr. Ismail told ZANIS in...

Govt’s decisions to revoke Maamba Collieries license to supply water welcomed

Maamba residents have welcomed government’s decision to terminate Maamba Collieries license for water supply to Maamba Township Speaking through their Councilor Peter Siavuulwe the residents said Maamba Coal mine have for a long time been subjecting them to drinking filthy water. On Sunday Local Government...

KK discharged From UTH

First Republican President, Kenneth Kaunda has been discharged from the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) where he was admitted. Dr. Kaunda was discharged -Saturday. UTH Public Relations Officer, Kennedy Makukula confirmed the development to ZNBC news. The former President was admitted to the hospital - Thursday.

Women still angry with Shakafuswa

Police in Lusaka have prevented women from staging a demonstration against Finance Deputy Minister, Jonas Shakafuswa, over a statement which has injured women. The women who were organised by the Non Governmental Coordinating Council were dispersed because they had not obtained a police permit. Lusaka Division...

Govt gives K2.4 billion to light up Sinazongwe villages

Sinazongwe District Commissioner (DC) Laiven Apuleni has disclosed that government has released K2.4 billion for Rural Electrification Programme (REP) to light up villages Mr. Apuleni expressed happiness that government has remained committed to fulfill promises that the valley people have been appealing for to have...