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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Rural News

4 Village fishermen fined a total of K 1. 4 million for unlawful fishing

The Itezhi Tezhi Magistrate Court has convicted four fishermen and fined them a total of K1, 440,000 for unlawful hunting. This is a matter were Patrick Matakala (50) and Simushi Simenda (19) of Kaunga village in Chief Kaingu’s chiefdom have...

Man sent to Jail for 5 years for stealing 7 Goats

Itezhi Tezhi Magistrate Court Judge Keggan Litiya has sentenced a 30-year-old man of Itezhi Tezhi to five years imprisonment for stealing seven goats. This is a matter in which Gilbert Kapoma of Buunga area in Chief Shimbizhi’s chiefdom in Itezhi...

N’cwala will go ahead-Mpezeni

Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people in Eastern Province has condemned Green Party Leader Peter Sinkamba for suggesting the postponement of the N’cwala traditional Ceremony in view of the gassing incidents in the country. Last week, 33...

Kuomboka likely to kick off this year

The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) in Western Province has said the water levels in the Barotse plains are so far favouring the hosting of the 2020 Kuomboka traditional ceremony of the Lozi people. Induna Katema told ZANIS in an interview...

Ngabwe District Commissioner says District prepared for Coronavirus

Ngabwe District Commissioner, Melody Phiri, says the administration in the area is prepared for any possible outbreak of Coronavirus and other disease outbreaks. Ngabwe District Commissioner, Melody Phiri, says Ngabwe has identified land that will be used to set up...

Council of Paramount Chiefs is welcome – NGOs

A consortium of Civil Society Organisations has welcomed the proposal by traditional leaders to establish and enshrine a Council of Paramount Chiefs in the Constitution of Zambia. During a media briefing held at Mika Lodge on...

3 million farmers in Zambia expected to benefit from its climate-smart Agriculture programs

African Union Development Agency (AUDA) formally known as New Partnership for Africa's Development(NEPAD), Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki says over three million farmers in Zambia are expected to benefit from its climate-smart agriculture programs. Dr. Mayaki says Zambian...

Monze District Officials Terminate Contracts For Failure To Deliver By Local Contractors

District Officials in Monze have bemoaned the lack of seriousness from some contractors who were engaged to build some of the infrastructures for the Strengthening Climate Resilience In Kafue Sub-Basin (SCRIKA) projects in the district. Commenting on some named construction...

Chief calls for calm as Census officials are beaten by villagers on suspicion of being gassing suspects

Chief Chanje of the Chewa speaking people of Chipangali District in Eastern Province has called an urgent meeting of all Headmen in Chikuwe and his Chiefdom over the increased cases of gassing in the two chiefdoms. The traditional Leader...

7 fishermen arrested for illegal fishing

Seven Zambian Fishermen have been arrested on lake Kariba in Siavonga District for illegal fishing activities by the Zambian marine security. Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has disclosed that the seven were arrested on Monday this week. Mr. Kanyama said this...

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