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Nyimba accident claims 26

Twenty six people have died while 52 others were seriously injured in a road traffic accident involving a Lusaka bound NPS bus in Nyimba District in Eastern Province yesterday (Saturday). 25 passengers died on the spot in the accident which...

MMCI launches special programme for senior citizens

The Maureen Mwanawasa Community Initiative (MMCI) has launched a special intervention programme for the aged called the ''Old peoples Social Safety net to improve the livelihood of the senior citzens. The MMCI has aslo called on Zambians to assist...

CEG welcomes closure of Alliance University

The Center for Elections and Governance (CEG) Zambia has welcomed government’s decision to close Alliance University College of Ndola. CEG Zambia Trustee Gershom Musonda said the country’s education system is being weakened by sub-standard education services by the private sector. Mr....

Zambia still affordable tourist destination – Kaingu

Government has urged stakeholders in the tourism industry to market Zambia to other countries in the world as an affordable tourist destination. Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Minister, Michael Kaingu, said the recently introduced visa fees on tourists from other...

Five RDA officers suspended

The Roads Development Agency (RDA) has suspended five of its officers working at Kapiri Mposhi weighbridge for misappropriating funds. RDA Head of Public Relations, Loyce Saili has confirmed the development. Ms. Saili said the five officers were suspended last week after...

Man 70, sentenced to death

Acting Supreme Court Judge, Timothy Kabalata has sentenced a 70 year old man and another 42 year man both of Lusaka's kuomboka township to death for aggravated robbery. This was after 70 year old Simon Nyirenda and his accomplice John...

Govt invites private sector for ICTs

By Michael Malakata , IDG News Service , 06/06/2008 The Zambian government has invited the private sector, including ISPs (Internet service providers), civil societies and mobile telecommunication companies, to help the government provide ICT services in rural areas. The Zambian...

ZESCO evicts 109 families, Govt departments

One hundred and nine families (109)and several Government departments in itezhi-tezhi district have been evicted from the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO)houses and offices respectively. This came to light today when the district called an urgent District Development Coordinating Committee...

Barack Obama claims Democratic Party presidential candidate

Before a crowd of cheering thousands,Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois laid claim to the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, taking a historic step toward his once-improbable goal of becoming the nation's first black president. Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton maneuvered for the...

Zambian worried over safety of his relatives in SA

A Zambian Citizen with relatives in South Africa has expressed worry over the safety of his relatives in that country. Sydney Kayombo said since the attacks began in south Africa, he had failed to communicate with them. Watching images on violence...

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Govt to populate livestock countrywide – Prof Luo

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Nkandu Luo says government is working on populating livestock farming across the country. Professor Luo said...