Over 243 pupils in Chinsali learning in the cold under trees

Over 243 pupils at Namwenya primary school in Chinsali district of Muchinga province have been learning in the cold under trees and a make-shift classroom since January this year. This is because the roof on a one by two classroom block used for learning block...

Pensioners welcome the increase in leaders perks

Zambia National Pensioners Association (ZNPA) in Livingstone and Kazungula districts have welcomed the increase of personal emoluments for national leaders in the country. ZNPA executive secretary Patrick Namakando said the increase is normal and legal considering the ever rising economic factors in the country. Mr. Namakando said...

Chief orders Headmen to follow procedure in land allocation

,Lusaka Province Minister Phillip Kosamu talks to shibuyunji DC Phanwell Mweemba during the tour of roads in shibuyunji district
Senior Chief Shakumbila of the Sala people in shibuyunji has ordered his head men to follow laid down procedure in allocating land to both foreign and local people to avoid negative reports. Chief Shakumbila has also expressed disappointed over the negative reports in land administration...

Chiefs can participate in politics, but with limits-Chief Macha

Chief Macha of the Tonga speaking people of Choma district says chiefs, like any other person, can take part in politics but that there should a limit on how far their participation should go. In an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka today, Chief Macha said...

Mansa receives 27,000 Treated Mosquito Nets for distribution

Mansa District has received over 27,000 insecticide treated nets for mass distribution as preventive measure against malaria. Acting District Medical Officer Steven Ngoyi said the Nets will soon be distributed in the district as a continuous exercise in eradicating malaria. The ITNs will be...

ZAWA told not to place more value on animals than humans

The District Administration and the Traditional leadership in Luangwa District have cautioned the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) Officers in the area not to value animals than human beings. Luangwa District Commissioner, Eunie Mumba and Chief Mphuka of the Chikunda people warned ZAWA officers not to...

Young woman brutally murdered in Chisamba

A 24 year old woman has been brutally murdered in Chisamba in unexplained circumstances as her assailants cut off all her limbs and removed her teeth before setting the house she was in ablaze. Impeccable police sources and an older sister of the deceased, Prisca...

Tchara Farming Limited drags 23 Chongwe villagers to court for trespassing

Tchara Farming Limited in Chongwe district has dragged 23 villagers of Busoli royal establishment of Chieftainess Nkhomesha Mukamambo II to court for allegedly trespassing in its farm and allowing their goats and cattle to graze on the land. The farming limited wants the Lusaka high...

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...

Mulenga Sata’s defection saddens Mpika residents

Mulenga Sata
Lusaka Province minister Mulenga Sata’s defection to the UPND has saddened most residents in Mpika District in Muchinga Province. And Patriotic Front ( PF) Muchinga Women Chairperson Mary Chifuna says the defection of Mr. Sata to the opposition UPND has not shaken the party...

Ten Somalis arrested for illegal entry

The Immigration Department in Nakonde in Northern Province has arrested ten Somali nationals for illegal entry into Zambia. The Immigration Department has also arrested and detained three people, including two Zambian nationals and one Tanzanian, for allegedly aiding the prohibited immigrants. Nakonde District Commissioner, Edwin Sinyinza,...

Isoka man kills himself after selling family land for K800

Zambia Police
A 39 year old man of Nsansamwenje Village in Isoka District in Muchinga Province has committed suicide by taking unknown toxic substance. Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Chola Katanga has confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Isoka today. Mr Katanga identified the deceased as Lazerous Sichone, adding...

Slow and poor mobile network affecting E- Voucher system in Kaoma district

A resident of Mandevu using a mobile phone
Farmers in Kaoma district have bemoaned the slow and poor network delaying the redeeming of E- Voucher products for 2017- 2018 farming season. Speaking on behalf of farmers in Kashamu Camp, The Camp Agriculture Committee (CAC) Chairperson Mr. Martin Mashasha Mundiya bemoaned the lack of...

Serenje district starts flooding

Floods have devastated Katonga and surrounding areas in Chief Chitambo in Serenje where hosues have collapsed and crops submerged. The affected areas include Nawaya, Inkunko, Spaita, Katonga, Chilambe, Gibson and Luombwa where people have vacated the areas to higher land where they have pitched...

Lightening kills 25 cows in Kalabo District

Lightening has struck dead twenty five cows in Luwe village of Chief Kaywa’s area in Sikongo District of the Western Province.Property worth thousands of Kwacha was also lost after the lighting gutted homes of two families in the same village after striking the animals. National...