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Cabinet approves three bills and resolves to reduce the Hippo population along the Luangwa river

Cabinet has approved three bills and resolved to reduce the Hippo population along the Luangwa river following damage to the environment. Chief Government spokesperson Dora Siliya says the three bills are “The Statistics Bill, 2018,” “The Border Management and Trade...

Suspicious tender at heart of Zambian hippo cull scandal

The proposed hippo cull in Zambia’s world-renowned Luangwa Valley has a dodgy tender process at its core and appears to be an attempt by Zambian Government to cover up a contract-gone-wrong. This is according to a source close to the...

Confine animals to avoid African swine

The Veterinary Department in Kabompo District in North Western Province has commenced sensitization of farmers on the prevention of African swine fever. District Veterinary Officer, Gershom Chungu said sensitizing of farmers by the department on disease control have continued...

2011 deadly anthrax outbreak in Zambia caused by hippo meat- Research

A deadly anthrax outbreak in Zambia was caused by contact with meat from hippopotamuses that had died of the bacterial illness. This is according to researchers in a study that highlighted the issue of chronic food insecurity as a cause...

Anthrax out break contained in Chama-DC

AN ANTHRAX infection which had been broken out in Chama District in Muchinga province has so far been contained, District Commissioner Josphat Lombe confirmed in Chipata. Mr Lombe said the disease broke out because of the people who were eating hippos believed to...

3 people contracts anthrax in Chama, Muchinga province

THREE people have been confirmed to have anthrax, which has broken out in Chama district of Muchinga Province Chama District Commissioner Josphat Lombe said that this was from 53 people that were affected by the disease. Mr Lombe said that according to the...

Govt tackling Chama anthrax outbreak

  Government has assured the nation that there is no need to panic over the anthrax disease that has broken out in Chama district in Muchinga Province. Anthrax broke out last month on 22nd September in Chama with 44 cases having been reported. In a...

Government suspends Hippo culling in the Luangwa Valley

The Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) has announced that it is suspending the hippo culling exercise in the Luangwa Valley. Ministry of Tourism and Arts Public Relations Officer Sakabilo Kalembwe said this has been necessitated by events that...

ZAWA and Fire Brigades still searching for a woman who drowned in Zambezi River

THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) and Livingstone City Council Fire Brigades are still searching for the body of a 28 year old woman of Livingstone who drowned in Zambezi River on Saturday afternoon. Marian Nyendwa drowned in Zambezi River between...
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