Two Nchelenge youths jailed for impersonation

Samfya Magistrate Chimuka Mutafela has sentenced a 23 year old man to 78 months imprisonment with hard labour on three related charges of impersonating a public officer contrary to section 102(b) of the penal code. And Magistrate Mutafela has also sentenced on a third count,...

Govt releases K 27 Billion for High School construction in Lufwanyama District

Government has released Over K27 Billion for the construction of a High School in Lufwanyama District. Local Government Deputy Minister Lwipa Puma who is also area member of Parliament said the construction of the  high school which started about four months ago would see modern...

Road rehabs start in Kalomo

Government, through the Southern Province administration, has released 5000 litres of fuel worth K28 million to start the rural roads rehabilitation programme in Kalomo district. Speaking at the launch of the rural roads unit rehabilitation in Kalomo yesterday, District Commissioner Oliver Pelete said 28 feeder...

Woman, 39 fined K2m for unlawful possession of warthog meat

A 39-year-old woman of Chibolya compound in chief Shimbizhi’s chiefdom in Itezhi-tezhi district of Southern Province has been slapped with a K2 million fine by the local magistrates court for being in possession of 55.4 Kilogrammes (Kgs) of warthog meat without authority from Zambia...

RB arrives in Swaziland

President Rupiah Banda has arrived in the Kingdom of Swaziland for a three-day State Visit. President Banda who arrived at about 11:40 hours at Matsapha International Airport in Manzini, was welcomed by His Majesty King Mswati the third, Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini, Foreign Affairs ...

Stray bullet hits girl 14

A 14-year-old girl from Chipata, Eastern Province is battling for her life in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) after being hit by a stray bullet. UTH Public Relations Manager, Pauling Mbangweta said Ruth Kamanga who was referred from Chipata district hospital still has a bullet...

Chieftainess Chaiwa appeals to government to allow cropping of animals

Chieftainess Chaiwa of the Goba people in Kafue district has appealed to government to amend the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) Act on Animal/Human conflict. The Chieftainess said in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka today that crocodiles, elephants and hippos are indiscriminately killing people in...

Solwezi seven-month-old baby stoned to death by aunt

A young woman is on the run in Solwezi district after causing the death of a seven-month-old baby. North-western Province Commissioner of Police, Eugene Sibote, said today that police have launched a man-hunt for the young woman identified as Shiyanda Chilombo. Mr Sibote said...

ZESCO power blackout annoys soccer fans in Mwinilunga

Mwinilunga Soccer fans were yesterday treated to a rude shock when the ZESCO thermal propelled generator went off , plunging the whole district in darkness. The sad ordeal happened minutes after the Zambia and Tunisia...

President Lungu’s daughter donates shoes

President Lungu's daughter Tasila helps Lemmy Mwanza put on a new shoe at Kabomba Primary School in Mpongwe.Miss Tasila Lungu was at the school distributing shoes donated donated by Anchor of Hope Charities, an American NGO providing new shoes to underprivileged and vulnerable children in Zambia.
President Edgar Lungu’s daughter, Tasila Lungu has donated more than 200 pairs of shoes to vulnerable school going children in Luangwa district. Ms Lungu said she donated the shoes on behalf of the Pabulayo project of which she was a member and that the project...

Mungwi District Hospital ready for hand over

The Chinese Contractor constructing Mungwi District Hospital is scheduled to hand over the project to government in the first quarter of this year. ZANIS reports that District Health Director Zoran Muhimba who confirmed the development in an interview said the contractor is in...

Kawambwa district council bans growing of maize in residential areas

Kawambwa district council has banned growing of maize in residentail areas. The ban is contained in a public notice issued by council secretary Hamwende Mpande. Mr Mphande says growing of maize and other related crops in residential areas is against the public health regulations...

Distributed farming inputs falls short in Pemba district

The distribution of top dressing fertilizer has started in Pemba district amidst complaints of the commodity not being enough to cater for all the beneficiaries. Warehouse Manager Moonga Habeenzu confirmed to ZANIS yesterday afternoon that so far 3000 out of 18,000 x 50kg bags...

Workers complain against abusive Chinese Contractor

Itezhi-tezhi High School construction workers yesterday staged a protest at the District Commissioner’s office over alleged beatings and other bad conditions which a Chinese company has subjected them to. More than twenty construction workers marched ,amid grumbling ,to the District Commissioner’s home. They were advised...

Southern chiefs welcome construction of palaces

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.
Chiefs in Southern province have welcomed government’s decision to build more palaces for traditional leaders in the country. Chieftainess Mwenda of Chikankanta District in Southern province thanked government for reaffirming its commitment to build more palaces. But the traditional ruler appealed to government to ensure completion...