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Lions in Isoka continue terrorising humans/livestock

Several villagers in Katyetye's Chiefdom in Isoka District of Muchinga province are leaving in fear following continued attacks of a human being and livestock by stray Lions. Isoka District Commissioner, Collins Sichivula has confirmed the development to the Zambia News...

Succession wrangles in the Mushili Chiefdom takes a new twist

Succession wrangles in the Mushili Chiefdom of the Lamba People of Masaiti District on the Copperbelt have taken a new twist with Hector Mpengula challenging the earlier selection and installation of Joyce Katampi as Senior Chief Mushili. Mrs. Katampi’s selection...

Strange knee-jerking disease breaks out among Lunte STEM pupils

An unknown illness has broken out at Lunte Girls STEM School in Lunte district in Northern Province which is causing knee-jerking among the girls. The condition which started last month in May has so far affected about 26 girls, was...

Zambezi Town to have an extra 40 boreholes

The ministry of local government and rural development says it is drilling over 40 new boreholes in Zambezi Town. In addition, 80 existing boreholes are set for rehabilitation as a way of increasing access to clean water and...

Communities urged to hold decision makers accountable

Save Environment People Agency (SEPA) says lack of enhanced capacity building on forest dependency, has contributed to high rate of environmental degradation. SEPA Chief Executive Officer, Mailes Muke says enhanced capacity building in communities will result...

Climate change has affected wildlife in Lower Zambezi – Chieftainess Chiawa

Chieftainess Chiawa of the Goba-speaking people in the Kafue district says the effects of climate change are negatively affecting wildlife in the national park. The traditional leader lamented in an interview that wildlife has been left without food following the...

A Building housing Government departments is on verge of collapse in Zimba

A building block which houses the district administration and seven other government line ministries in Zimba district, Southern Province is on the verge of collapsing. The civil servants operate amid fears that the building may collapse any time soon. As a...

Kanchibiya residents demand for Constituency office

Residents of Kanchibiya Constituency have called for establishment of the Constituency office in the area. The concerned residents say they are wondering why the Constituency Office for the area still operates in neighbouring Mpika town for the past...

Denial of conjugal rights increases GBV cases in Chavuma

Mother and Child Health Coordinator, John Lufupa says he is concerned with the number of gender based violence (GBV) cases that go unreported. Mr Lufupa says it has become a trend of GBV victims to seek treatment at...

Illegal mining activities worry Kapiri Mposhi council

The Local Authority in Kapiri Mposhi District has expressed concern over the mushrooming of illegal manganese mining activities in the area. Kapiri Mposhi Town Council Chairperson, Brilliant Munyeke said some unscrupulous firms and individuals are engaging villagers to mine...
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Malawian Minister impressed with Zambia’s reduced child marriages and gender based violence cases

Visiting Malawian Minister of Gender Agness Nkhoma has commended the Zambian government over the reduction in cases of early...