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Agricultural development has potential to impact on extreme poverty – Mulyata

The government says agriculture remains key priority sector in its poverty reduction agenda for Zambia. Lusaka Province Minister Sheal Mulyata says this is because the majority of the vulnerable but viable people in communities depend on agriculture for their...

Lusambo case fails to take off in Luanshya

The hearing for the case in which former Kabushi Constituency parliamentarian Bowman Lusambo allegedly assaulted two National Democratic Congress members did not take off due to the absence of his lawyers. The matter came before Luanshya district resident magistrate Penastone...

Savior Chishimba converts to Judaism, changes his name to Yehuda Bendavid, hopes to be President of Zambia one day

Former Kasama Central Member of Parliament Savior Chishimba has now become an Orthodox Jew and has adopted a new Jewish name of Yehuda Bendavid. According to a Jewish online newspaper, Mr. Chishimba who is a key member of the thriving...

Ramaphosa mourns Zambian student who died in Russia-Ukraine war

The South African government sends condolences to family of Zambian student killed in Russia-Ukraine war It is understood that Nyirenda died in September but Russian authorities only informed Lusaka of his death last week. The Presidency sent its condolences to the...

Fashion says he is fine

Fashion Sakala has taken to social media to confirm he's absolutely "fine" after vile rumours surrounding the Rangers star spread online. A sick post had circulated on social media falsely alleging the 25-year-old had been fatally injured during an incident...

FISP implementation is all talk and no substance

Lusaka businessman and aspiring candidate for the position of president for PF, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, GBM, has described as disastrous the agricultural policy of the government of President Hakainde Hichilema. Citing the Farmer Input Support Program, FISP, Mr. Mwamba says...

Ndola City Council disburses over K4 million CDF to Chifubu Constituency for student bursaries and cooperatives

The Government through Ndola City Council has disbursed over K4,000,000-00 Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to Chifubu Constituency for student bursaries and cooperatives. Chifubu Member of Parliament Loyd Lubosha, Ndola Mayor Jones Kalyati and Ndola District Commissioner Joseph Phiri officiated at...

NAPSA targets to register over 250,000 workers from informal sector

National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) is targeting to register more than 250, 000 workers in the informal sector for social protection by 2026. Speaking at a sensitisation workshop in Ndola today, NAPSA Northern Region Acting Manager Simuwama Mudenda said the...

Calm returns Katete’s Kamwaza Village

Calm has returned to Kamwaza Village in Chieftainess Kawaza of Katete District where residents burnt a police vehicle and left several nursing serious injuries in hospital following a violent protest. Police had gone to Kamwaza to investigate people who...

Government disburses over 10 million Kwacha to accelerate rural development projects

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has disbursed funds over 10 million Kwacha to accelerate rural development projects with a focus on the immediate rehabilitation of critical Crossing-Points in Seven (7) Districts from the 2022 Budget allocation...

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Zambezi River Authority orders the shut down of Kariba South Bank power station to avert the risk of total shutdown

THE Zambezi River Authority has firmly guided that the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and Kariba Hydro Power Company Limited...