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President Lungu prods chiefs to work with govt in fostering development

President Edgar Lungu has appealed to traditional leaders in the country to work with government in fostering development in their chiefdoms. President Lungu says this is because both government and the traditional leaders have the responsibility of improving the living...

Eastern Province records 1,700 teen pregnancies between January, September 2020

More than 1,700 pregnancies in Eastern Province were recorded among school girls from January, 2020 to September, 2020. Provincial Education Officer (PEO) Allan Lingambe says Petauke district recorded the highest number of pregnancies in the province at 391...

Polygamous marriages making mothers abstain from child health services

Priority to conjugal duties is making some mothers in polygamous marriages to abstain from attending to outreach child health care services for growth monitoring in Katete District. This is according to a Plan International Zambia report presented to the District...

Government will not create new chiefdom boundaries

Vice President Inonge Wina says Government will not create new boundaries for chiefdoms in the country. The Vice President said this yesterday at Emusa Day Secondary School during a meeting with headmen and indunas of Senior Chief Magodi and Chief...

Fuel shortage hits Mwinilunga district

Mwinilunga District in North Western Province has been hit by a shortage of fuel forcing motorists to access the commodity on the black market at exorbitant prices. The only filling station in the district has had no fuel...

President Lungu to engage DMMU on relief food

President Edgar Lungu says he will engage the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit(DMMU) to change the strategy in the distribution of relief support to areas which were affected by floods. And President Lungu says he will work with...

Magistrate sentences a 13-year-old to 14 days of counseling for trafficking Marijuana

Kasempa Magistrate, Evans Yikona has sentenced a 13-year-old juvenile to 14 days of counseling for trafficking in psychotropic substances. Magistrate Evans Yikona said the Juvenile rightly admitted to the case without wasting time for the court. Particulars of the...

12 Ethiopian immigrants nabbed in Nyimba

The Immigration Department in Nyimba District of Eastern Province has apprehended 12 illegal immigrants of Ethiopian origin while 15 others including six Zambian citizens accompanying them are on the run. The 27 Ethiopians were enroute to South Africa when the...

Heavy rains continue to reign havoc: School infrastructure in Lumezi destroyed

Heavy rains have damaged school infrastructure and disadvantaged over One thousand pupils in Lumezi district from attending classes. Lumezi District Education Board Secretary (DEBS) Levy Matongo has noted with concern that the rains has damaged classroom blocks and staff houses...

UK’s Gold Standard Project to evaluate Chasefu water boreholes

A UK based Gold Standard Project has engaged an independent personnel to evaluate boreholes rehabilitated by Reformed Open Community Schools (ROCS) in Chasefu District. Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Provincial Water and Sanitation Engineer Abraham Banda has...
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First Lady did Not Influence the Police to Release Mrs Kambwili from Custody

State House has refuted a report carried by Diamond TV, stating that First Lady Esther Lungu intervened in the...

Travellers to Zambia to be required to Produce a Negative COVID-19 Certificate

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Kampyongo must to stop using the police to abuse citizens rights-Jack Mwiimbu

United Party for National Development (UPND) Monze Central MP, Jack Mwiimbu has appealed to the Attorney General's office to render appropriate advise to the...

YALI President calls on President Lungu to expedite the process of setting up of the commission of inquiry

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has commended President Edgar Lungu for the gesture to visit the former employees at the defunct Mansa Batteries...

There are no plans to resuscitate Zampost Finance – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu says government has no plans to resuscitate operations at Zampost Micro Finance Limited. Dr Ng’andu said government is instead working on...