Calm has returned to Kaoma town

Calm has returned to Kaoma town following clash between ruling Patriotic Front(PF) and the United Party for National Development( UPND) supporters which left two people seriously injured. A check by ZANIS in the central business town found tight security by officers from Zambia police...

Chiteme assures North Western of equal share of development

Minister of National Development Planning and Nkana MP Hon. Alexander Chiteme MP, campaigning for Patriotic Front (PF) candidate Mutende Kanyembo in the Samuteba Ward in Mwinilung'a District in North Western Province.
Minister of National Development Planning Honourable Alexander Chiteme has assured the people of North Western Province of the Government’s continued commitment to undertake development projects in the area including construction of roads, bridges, schools and hospitals. The Minister assured the people of Mwinilunga...

Water Reticulation Schemes in Mpulungu and Nsama districts to be completed this year

Borehole used by many people in places where there is no council provided water pipe system
The Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, is constructing two water reticulation schemes in Mpulungu and Nsama Districts, in Northern Province at a total cost of approximately K2.5 million. The Kasakalawe Water Supply Network in Mpulungu and the Nsumbu Water Supply Network in...

Rural Electrification Authority has completed its first ever Mini Hydro Power Station in Mwinilunga

North Western, 4th October, 2019,Rural Electrification Authority (REA) has completed its first ever Mini Hydro Power Station set to benefit over 12,000 people at a cost of $8.6 million
The Rural Electrification Authority has completed its first ever Mini Hydro Power Station in Mwinilunga set to benefit over 12,000 people at a cost of US$8.6 million. The Kasanjiku project located on the Kasanjiku River in Mwinilunga District in North Western Province is set to...

Chitotela calls for support towards the development of the creative sector

Ronald Chitotela
Minister of Tourism and Arts Ronald Chitotela has called for support towards the development of the creative sector in the quest to sell Zambia as a tourism destination of choice. Speaking at Lusaka’s Government Complex when he graced the media launch for the Samfya...

Teaching Service to revise conditions of service in private sector

The Teaching Service Commission (TSC) says it is in the process of revising the conditions of service for teachers employed in the private sector. TSC Chairperson, Stanley Mhango said although government is the biggest employer of teachers, many are assimilated by the private...

Residents up in arms with Investor after being denied access to the Luombwa River for fishing.

Gift Chingimbu balances a baby of one of his passengers on his back as he paddles away his canoe across the Zambezi River for the Likumbi Lyamize traditional ceremony.
Residents of Kaundu and Miseshi communities in Mpelembe ward are in a dispute with Zain Amir, the owner of Nsofu Ranch, over access to the Luombwa River for fishing. The residents who are a fishing community claim that Nsofu Ranch Manager Sandra Bwembya and...

ECZ urges stakeholders to be impartial as they submit their delimitation proposals

COMMISSION ENGAGES KITWE STAKEHOLDERS ON THE DELIMITATION EXERCISE
Chibombo District Electoral Officer (DEO) Emmanuel Sikanyika has urged stakeholders participating in the delimitation exercise of the electoral boundaries in the area to be impartial as they submit their proposals. Mr Sikanyika, who is also the Council Secretary, says the purpose of delimitation will only...

Cassava farmers not happy with the Floor Price

Cassava Farmers in Mansa District have bemoaned the low price at which they are selling their Cassava in this year's marketing season. Juliet Mwansa, a Cassava farmer from Chief Chisuka's Chiefdom, says farmers did not expect to be selling their Cassava between the ranges of...

Fish on verge of extinction in Kafue flats

Over 36 fish species are on the verge of extinction in the Kafue Flats in Monze District if the Lower Kafue Fisheries Management Plan meant to regulate fishing is not implemented soon. The Fisheries Department has since called for the promotion of aquaculture in the...

Minister Chiteme highlights Govt climate change mitigation, adaptation projects in Southern Province

Minister Chiteme inspect Climate Change effects
The Minister of National Development Planning, Honourable Alexander Chiteme, has toured Government-implemented projects that are aimed at reducing the impact of climate change on the people and their agricultural activities including domestic animals in Southern Province, which is experiencing drought. Hon. Chiteme is in Southern...

Emission of harmful chemicals irks DPS-Eastern

Eastern Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Josephat Lombe has raised concern over the use of chemicals that are harmful to the ozone layer. Mr Lombe notes that the use of man-made chemicals such as hydro-Chloro-Floro-Carbon (HFCs) has been leading to a decline in the stratospheric ozone...

Chief Chikanta offers land for investment

President Edgar Lungu exchange with their Royal Highnesses chiefs Chikankata, Sinazongwe and Mapanza in Choma on Wednesday before taking a flight to meet with Chief Macha,picture by Eddie Mwanaleza/statehouse 20-1-2016.
Chief Chikankata of the Tonga people of Dundumwezi area in Kalomo District, Southern Province, has offered some land in his Chiefdom for possible investment in the agriculture sector. Chief Chikanta said both foreign and local investors attending the ongoing Southern Province Tourism and Investment Exposition,...

Government releases funds for the washed out bridge in Mpika District

GOVERNMENT RELEASES FUNDS FOR LUFUNE AND KAMPOKO BRIDGES..
Government has released K3, 500,000 out of the estimated K4, 367, 099 towards the construction of the Lufune Bridge in Mpika district of Muchinga province. Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) Communications Officer Rachael Chama said The damage to the Bridge was triggered by the...

Monze Town Council urges residents to Turn Up in Numbers for Delimitation Meeting

Acrobatic Skills by various Schools and colleges entertained the crowds(not in picture) during the Youth Day Celebrations held yesterday in Monze under the theme, ““Youth: Champions of Dialogue, Peace, Unity and Economic Emancipation.”
Monze Town Council (MTC) Secretary Benson Bweenje has called on stakeholders and the general public to turn up in numbers for the forthcoming delimitation meeting on Saturday. Commenting on the meeting which has been slated for 7th September 2019, Bweenje said stakeholders and the public...