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One Person dies in Motorcyclists in head on collision

One person has died while two others are nursing injuries at Chienge District Hospital after a head-on collision involving motor cycles. The road traffic accident involving two unregistered Boxer Motor Cycles occurred yesterday around 21:45 hours along...

Social Workers’ Association welcomes regulation of the profession

The Social Workers' Association of Zambia ( SWAZ) has welcomed the enactment of the Social Workers' Act to regulate the practice of the profession in the country. SWAZ National Secretary General, Joachim Mumba noted that the Social Welfare profession has...

Government warns religious groupings which promote anti vaccination among its members

Mumbwa District Commissioner Namukulo Hayumbu has warned religious groupings with a tendency of shunning government’s health programs such as anti- polio campaign. Mrs Hayumbu has since called on stakeholders in the fight against polio to be...

Kapiri records increased teenage pregnancies

Ten girl pupils among them a grade six pupil at a named school in Kapiri Mposhi Town fell pregnant between January and June 2022. Kapiri Mposhi District Education Board Secretary Boas Banda says nine other...

Chembe district in need of a school for children with disabilities

Chembe Member of Parliament Cliff Mpundu is saddened by the lack of adequate infrastructure for special education in the district. Mr. Mpundu observed that with the government's policy on inclusive education through the integration of children whose learning disabilities...

Delay to receive agricultural inputs by farmers in Chipangali contributes to poor maize harvest

Most Food Reserve Agency (FRA) depots in Chipangali district in Eastern province, are filled up with Soya beans as most farmers have opted to sell their maize to briefcase buyers instead of the Agency. A check revealed that farmers were...

Succession wrangles for Mwanachingwala chiefdom to be resolved outside court

The Mwanachingwala Chieftaincy factions have yesterday announced their decision to reconcile and settle the succession dispute outside courts. Speaking on behalf of the Mwanachingwala family, Debson Hanambe said the family has come to the realization that succession...

The trend of coffins refusing burial on the increase

The trend of coffins refusing burial seems to increase with the latest one being in Chibombo Town of Central Province. The country has in the recent past recorded similar episodes starting with Milenge District in Luapula Province, Luano...

Nutritional programme records success in Samfya

Samfya District Administrative Officer, Lawrence Nkolonga has commended the Scaling Up Nutrition Technical Assistance (SUN TA) for the successful implementation of the 1000 most critical days programme. Mr. Nkolonga says the successful implementation of the programme which seeks to...

Preparations for Ukusefya pa Ngw’ena ceremony advance

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba people has challenged youths to take keen interest in traditional ceremonies and preserve the country's heritage. ZANIS reports that the traditional leader says youths are the future leaders hence the need for them...

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The Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket Continues to Rise- JCTR

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has proposed that the Government through various ministries implements some measures aimed...