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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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Clinton and McCain win US primary

Mrs Clinton had trailed in opinion polls going into the vote Clinton's speech Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton defied pundits and pollsters by winning New Hampshire's primary, beating rival Barack Obama. John McCain made his own...

Floods demolish 2 community Schools, destroys 400 fields in Sinazongwe

Floods have razed down two community Schools and swept away more than 400 hundred fields in Sinazongwe district. Nkandabbwe ward Councillor Partson Mangunje and Sinazongwe District Vice Chairperson Fisher Zimana who is also Nangombe ward Councillor disclosed to ZANIS that...

Two RCC workers repairing the cut off Maamba/Batooka injured

Two people from the Road Construction Company (RCC) are battling for their lives in Maamba Hospital when the culvert they were working on along the Maamba/Batooka road in Sinazongwe district collapsed and buried them. The incident occurred on...

State happy with launch of NAPA

Government says the newly launched National Adaptation Action Programme (NAPA) on climate change is a timely development that would assist the country to access funds under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Adaptation Fund. And Government...

‘’Water contamination in Mufulira did not cause abdominal pains, vomiting’’.

The National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) says the alleged contamination of water with an acid solution in Mufulira on the Copperbelt could not have been the cause of lower abdominal pains and vomiting among some residents there. ...

Govt urged to review law on defilement

Government has been urged to seriously consider revisiting the law on defilement to provide for different sentences according to age groups and situations if the law is to be meaningful. Kabwe High Court Judge Timothy Katanekwa said that government...

Handbook on corruption to be launched

Africa Parliamentarian Network Against Corruption (APNAC) Zambia Chapter says progress has been made towards the launch of the hand book on corruption for Parliamentarians. APANAC Zambia Chapter chairperson Given Lubinda disclosed to ZANIS in an interview that...

CELTEL apologises

CELTEL Zambia has apologized to its subscribers for the network interruption that resulted into clients failing to make calls on New Years Eve. CETEL Acting Public Relations Manager Patricia Litiya said the network jam was caused by...

DEC nabs Zimbabwean duo for drug trafficking

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested the persons behind the trafficking of unaccompanied compressed Cannabis weighing 22 kilogrammes which was seized at the Lusaka International Airport and Livingstone Postal Services. DEC Public Relations and Press Liaison Officer Rosten...

Improved Grade 7 results encouraging, ZNUT

The Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) has described the better performance of girls than boys in last year’s grade seven final examinations as encouraging. ZNUT Deputy General Secretary, Newman Bubala, told ZANIS in an interview today that the...

Latest News

Chef 187 releases video for Grammy Muchibemba

Chef 187 released the video for the song Grammy Muchibemba that is off his latest album Bon Appetit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHtoO-LLavA

Zambia asks proposals from banks on how to postpone its debt repayments

The Zambian government has asked banks for proposals on reorganizing as much as $11.2 billion of foreign debt as its debt-service costs rise and...

Covid-19 grounds Mahogany Air

Mahogany Air has announced it has suspended all flights from 30th March to 30th April 2020 in response to the Coronavirus control measures and...

Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

Standard Chartered has announced it will commit US$1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19,...

Defiant Bar Owners in Solwezi District have been arrested

A joint team of health inspectors from the Solwezi municipal council, council and Zambia police officers have apprehended eight bar owners who defied...
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