Foot and Mouth Disease breaks out in Shamabele area in Chikankata district

President Lungu's daughter Tasila Lungu feeding the cows at Leston Mwalupanga's farm at in Mwange, Mporokoso. Miss Tasila Lungu is on an invitation of touring the UNICEF and government sponsored youth programmes in Northern Province. Leston is a benefiary of Mwange Youth Resettlement scheme funded by government and UNICEF.
Foot and Mouth Disease has broken out in Shamabele area in Chikankata district of Southern province. And the Ministry of Livestock officials in Southern province has with immediate effect closed the famous Turn Pike Bata Co-operative Society Abattoir following the outbreak of disease. This has been...

Katete residents urged to sell their maize to FRA

The Minister in the office of the Vice President Hon. Olipa Phiri
Government has urged Katete residents who had a bumper harvest during the just ended farming season to sale their produce to government through the Food Reserve Agency (FRA). Minister in the Office of the Vice President Olipa Phiri said selling their produce to government was...

Three people die on the spot in Mwinilunga in illegal gold mining activities

Three people have died on the spot while two others are nursing serious injuries at Mwinilunga District Hospital after the earth caved in during illegal gold mining. The deceased persons together with others who survived were digging soil suspected to be containing Gold powder when...

Distribution of Relief Food gets underway in Eastern Province

The Minister in the office of the Vice President Hon. Olipa Phiri and the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) National Coordinator Mr. Chanda Kabwe have concluded the relief food distribution exercise in some parts of Eastern Province which were affected by Droughts .
The Minister in the office of the Vice President Hon. Olipa Phiri says in as much as government acknowledges the effects of Climate Change on the Agriculture sector, President Edgar Lungu will never let any Zambian starve. Hon Phiri was speaking when she distributed bags...

Esther Lungu Primary School and Esther Lungu Health Post Commissioned

Esther Lungu
First Lady, Esther Lungu has commissioned the Esther Lungu Primary School and Esther Lungu health post in Ndewe Village of Senior Chief Kalindawalo area in Petauke District of Eastern Province. The newly commissioned Primary School and health post have been constructed with support from MGC...

Dundumwezi Line Project Engineer Fired

The Electricity Pole that was Cut
The Rural Electrification Authority, (REA) has fired the project engineer who was in charge of Dundumwezi power line on allegations of contradicting the Presidential statement on the location of the electric pole that was cut down in Hamonde Village in Choma’s Macha area. Sources close...

First Lady Esther Lungu commends cooperating partners

First lady Esther Lungu says she is indebted to various cooperating partners who are helping government in providing services to people. The First Lady was speaking at Chimwemwe Lodge when she met heads of government departments in Petauke, ahead of the commissioning of the newly...

President Lungu urges Church to help unite the Lunda and Luvale

President Edgar Lungu has called on the Church and other stakeholders to help unite the Lunda and Luvale people of Zambezi District in North Western Province. The President said he is saddened by the continued tribal conflict between the two ethnic groupings which he said...

Dora Siliya advocates for East development

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Dora Siliya
Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya has urged the people of Eastern Province to work together, in order to ensure development in the province. Ms Siliya who is Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services and Member of Parliament for Petauke Central says peace and unity is...

Southern Province Tourism and Investment Expo to benefit the local communities

Monze Town Council Public Relations Officer Kanchele Kanchele
Monze District Administrative Officer Gorreti Bbalo says Southern Province Tourism and Investment Expo will benefit the local communities and has called on the traditional leadership in the district to release land for developmental projects when government makes requests, so as to ensure that the...

ECZ commends Nalolo District in Western Province for holding a peaceful delimitation exercise

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has commended stakeholders in Nalolo District in Western Province for holding a peaceful delimitation exercise. ECZ Director in charge of Elections Mwanamoonga Wina praised the stakeholders for exhibiting maturity and unity throughout the deliberations. Mr Wina who was speaking at...

NGOs Urged To Work In Collaboration With Government Departments When Implementing Developmental Projects

Monze Town Council Secretary Benson Bweenji has called on development partners to engage government departments in the district when implementing developmental projects within the district. Speaking during a DAPP organised meeting on climate change and the effects of global warming at Ntambo Primary School in...

UPND’s Kaoma ‘Mayor’ Resigns , Triggering Another By Election

Kaoma Town Council Chairperson, Bindundu Mutti
Kaoma Town Council Chairperson, Bindundu Mutti has resigned from the United Party for National Development UPND following a suspension by Party President Mr Hakainde Hichilema for attending a State Function. Speaking to Journalists at Chrismar Hotel in Lusaka yesterday afternoon, Mutti said he had served...

Mwinilunga district to have a 40 bed capacity mini hospital-Chilufya

Health Minister of the Republic of Zambia, Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya was Guest of Honour at the dazzling Nyawunda Traditional Ceremony of the Lunda speaking people of Mwinilunga district in North Western Province
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says a 40 bed capacity mini hospital to provide first level health care Services will be constructed in Chiseng’i seng’i area of Mwinilunga district in August this year. Dr. Chilufya says the construction of the health facility will reduce long...

Second round of Oral Cholera Vaccine launched in Mpulungu

Minister of Local Government Vincent Mwale administering Cholera vaccine
The Ministry of Health in Mpulungu has launched the second round of the Oral Cholera Vaccine. And Mpulungu District Health Director Brian Mwansa says the Oral Cholera Vaccine is meant to protect people against cholera. Dr Mwansa explained that the second round of the cholera oral...