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General News

Govt Bans Smoking in Public Places

Local Government and Housing Minister Sylvia Masebo says the law has since been put in place to put a stop to smoking in public places. Briefing the press in Lusaka today, Ms. Masebo explained that government was compelled to issue...

S.A xnenophobic violence reduces

Pretoria, May 27, ZANIS - The violence against foreign nationals that have wracked South Africa for the past fortnight is under control, said Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula on Monday. "I do believe the situation is under control...

Tourism records a 6 percent growth

Zambia’s tourism sector has continued to record significant growth. Tourism, Environment and Natural Recourses Minister Michael Kaingu announced in Lusaka today that the sector has since recorded a 6 percent growth. Mr. Kaingu said this translates into a 3 percent contribution...

Mufulira council gives land to investor

-Mufulira Municipal Council has alienated land at the proposed Ndeke village housing project site for the construction of a private hospital as part of its plan to provide a service for the development. The council has also approved land for...

Zambians in South Africa are safe – Chikane

South African High Commissioner to Zambia Moses Chikane has assured the nation that Zambians resident in South Africa are safe from the reported xenophobic attacks being reported in that country. Mr. Chikane told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today...

We are up todate in the payment of monthly pension – PSPF

The Public Service Pension Fund, PSPF, says is up todate on the payment of monthly pension benefits to retirees . PSPF operations manager Richard Mwiinga says the fund is spending K8 billion per month to pay pension benefits to a...

Zambia to harvest less this year

The vice president says the country will harvest less than last year’s crop yield due to floods and excessive rains which washed away large tracts of cultivated land. Rupiah Banda says the recent crop focus indicates that there will...

Youths Dominate Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering Syndicates in Zambia

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) says youths have continued to dominate the illegal drug and money laundering syndicate in Zambia. The Commission has disclosed that last year out of the total of 3 417 persons that were arrested for offences...

MMCI lauded for its community service

A church organisation in Mansa is happy with the role of the Maureen Mwanawasa Community Initiative, MMCI, in efforts of improving the livelihood of the underprivileged people in society. Mansa West Christian Mission Mainlands, CMML, Orphanage representative, Francis Seketi, said...

Uncooperative colleges to face closure

Government has said it would not hesitate to shut down colleges that fail to meet stipulated standards of operating as institutions of higher learning in the country. Science and Technology Deputy Minister, Lucy Changwe, said colleges should ensure that they...

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Lusambo warns Nutricom Food and Beverage Limited for claiming their Ginger Kombucha Energy drink can prevent Corona virus

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has warned that government will not allow business entities in Zambia to produce misleading...

Government releases over K5.6 billion to finance developmental, service delivery programmes

The National Treasury released last month released a sum of K5.64 billion to finance various developmental and public service delivery programmes in the country. Of...

Germany organisations donate ambulance to Kaindu clinic

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has applauded Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) for investing in Zambia’s health and agriculture sectors. Mr....

Street Vending is still illegal in Zambia, says Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has reiterated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as prescribed by...

COVID-19 could cost Africa a GDP loss of between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion

By Akinwumi A. Adesina These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it...
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