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Over 1000 trucks carrying Congolese cargo are marooned in Chililabombwe

Over 1000 trucks carrying Congolese cargo are marooned in Chililabombwe and Chingola after the Congolese government closed their side of the border, opposition Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has disclosed. Mr Sinkamba who toured the Kasumbalesa Boarder and Chingola has...

President Lungu should pardon inmates convicted on minor crimes to decongest correctional facilities

The People’s Alliance for Change has appealed to President Edgar Lungu to consider pardoning inmates that have committed minor crimes and do not pose huge danger to society in an effort to decongest correctional facilities in the wake of...

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute condemns Sangwa’s ban

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has condemned the persecution and disbarment of prominent Zambian Constitutional lawyer John Sangwa SC, on 13 March 2020. The International Bar Association is the global voice of the legal profession and the...

President Lungu holds special Cabinet Meeting, weddings and funerals to be limited to 50 people

President Edgar Lungu this morning held a special Cabinet meeting with a selected group of cabinet ministers at State House. The special Cabinet meeting was held to get an update on the impact of the Covid-19. And Cabinet has resolved to...

Chilanga MP Maria Langa condemns UPND cadres for attacking people with disabilities

Chilanga Member of Parliament Maria Langa has appealed to leaders to accommodate and engage senior citizens through dialogue and not violence. Ms. Langa says opposition political party leaders, who aspire to lead the country one day, must be welcoming to...

Minister of Local Government leads team to sanitize entire millennium bus station

Minister of Local Government Charles Banda yesterday led a team who conducted a sanitising exercise for flash mini buses and the entire millennium bus station. Dr Banda who conducted the exercise in collaboration with management at the bus station said...

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has been tested but does not have the virus. Both Charles and Camilla are now self-isolating at...

Zambia Bureau of Standards concerned with fake sanitizers on the market

The Zambia Bureau of Standards has noted with great concern the number of manufacturers and individuals asserting that their sanitizers are ZABS certified and approved in a bid to sell to unsuspecting members of the public. As the demand for...

Andyford Banda distributes hand wash basins to marketeers

Peoples Alliance for Change President Andyford Banda has distributed hand wash basins to marketeers in Bauleni Compound and Woodlands as well as to Taxi Drivers at Chilenje main Bus Station Taxi Rank in a bid to help curb the...

Heed to COVID-19 preventive measures-Siliya

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Dora Siliya has advised the general citizenry to abide by the guidelines stipulated by the Ministry of Health in order to avoid transmission of the COVID-19. Ms Siliya says citizens should wash their hands...

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HH wants Correctional facilities and Police Cells decongested in the wake of COVID-19

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Chief Justice, the Director of Public...

Effects of COVID-19 Disease on the Zambian Mining Industry

By Webby Banda CTPD-Senior Researcher (Extractives) The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has observed that Mineral commodity prices have plummeted in recent days...

The People of Serenje have rejected Bill 10 – MMD Official Tells Off Nakachinda

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Serenje district have said that the people in the district have rejected the Bill 10. The...

Only adds one more case to its COVID-19 numbers, only one patient is severely ill

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has only recorded one COVID-19 case in the last 24:hrs bringing the total number of...

Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say that his appeal is still being considered

Football Icon Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say the appeal to FIFA’s Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has NOT yet been heard and determined. Bwalya’s Lawyers...
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