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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

General News

Floods rock various parts of Zambia

There has been heavy floods across the country in due to the heavy rains the country is experiencing. More than 500 houses have collapsed in Monze district leaving many families homeless with property worth millions destroyed due to heavy...

174,000 make it to grade 8

About 174,000 out of over 280,000 pupils who sat for the grade seven examinations this year have made it to grade eight. Education minister Geoffrey Lungwangwa announced the results at a press briefing in Lusaka today. Dr Lungwangwa said...

DC sends red alert to Kafue basin community to relocate

Mazabuka District Commissioner, Misheck Chiinda has called on people living along the Kafue basin to relocate to higher grounds. Mr Chiinda said the heavy rain being experienced coupled with the impending opening of flood gates at Itezhi tezhi dam...

Chinese firm applies for 36 ha of land

The Zambia China Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone Development Limited has applied for 36 hectors of Land from the Kitwe City Council to enable them establish a living Zone for about 300 Chinese senior staff that would come to...

Bhutto buried as Pakistan grieves

  (CNN) -- Assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was laid to rest alongside her father in her ancestral home of Garhi-Khuda Baksh after a chaotic funeral procession and scenes of violence in Pakistan on Friday. Bhutto's casket is carried out...

Boy 14 wrestles with a crocodile

 By Tovin  Ngombe A 14 year old boy is battling for his life at Maamba hospital when he survived after wrestling with a crocodile in Sinazongwe district. Speaking at the bed side in Maamba Hospital the boy’s uncle Robby Sikabele said...

Benazir Bhutto killed in attack

Pakistan former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has died after a suicide bombing that killed at least 14 of her supporters, ex-government spokesman Tariq Azim Khan and Pakistan's primary television networks said. Bhutto is helped from her vehicle following the October...

ZAMBIA SOLICITS ETHIOPIA’S VOTE FOR INONGE’S AU BID

Zambia has approached Ethiopia for support to its bid for the chair of the African Union (AU). Zambia's Ambassador to the United States, Dr Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika is vying to be the the next chairperson of the Commission of the...

KK off to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

First Republican President, Dr Kenneth Kaunda is this week on Thursday, expected in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a two-day special visit. Dr Kaunda will be visiting Ethiopia as a special envoy and is expected to deliver a special message from...

Bottom road to bring economic growth to Sinazongwe

The Chairperson for Road Development Agency (RDA) Walusiku Lisulo has said the construction of the K16.1 billion Bottom road in Sinazongwe district would boost economic activities in the area. Mr. Lisulo said when a team of RDA officers from Lusaka...

Latest News

Rwandan gospel singer and critic of President Kagame dies in police cell

One of Rwanda’s most famous musicians, Kizito Mihigo was found dead on Monday, 17 February. Kizito Mihigo, a popular...

President Lungu receives Russia’s Federation council chairperson

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, has held discussions of mutual interest with Russia’s Federation Council Chairperson Her Excellency Mrs Valentina Matviyenko at State House. During the...

Sunbird Bioenergy Africa recruits 1 700 local farmers in Kawambwa, but needs more farmers to reach target of 20 000

About 1700 out of the targeted 20,000 cassava out-grower farmers for the 2019/20 farming season have been captured by Sunbird Bioenergy Africa in Kawambwa...

Great East Road to be closed on Wednesday to Facilitate Emergency Repairs

The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has announced that construction works on the damaged part of the great east road at Kacholola area...
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