NGOs Urged To Work In Collaboration With Government Departments When Implementing Developmental Projects

Monze Town Council Secretary Benson Bweenji has called on development partners to engage government departments in the district when implementing developmental projects within the district. Speaking during a DAPP organised meeting on climate change and the effects of global warming at Ntambo Primary School in...

UPND’s Kaoma ‘Mayor’ Resigns , Triggering Another By Election

Kaoma Town Council Chairperson, Bindundu Mutti
Kaoma Town Council Chairperson, Bindundu Mutti has resigned from the United Party for National Development UPND following a suspension by Party President Mr Hakainde Hichilema for attending a State Function. Speaking to Journalists at Chrismar Hotel in Lusaka yesterday afternoon, Mutti said he had served...

Mwinilunga district to have a 40 bed capacity mini hospital-Chilufya

Health Minister of the Republic of Zambia, Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya was Guest of Honour at the dazzling Nyawunda Traditional Ceremony of the Lunda speaking people of Mwinilunga district in North Western Province
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says a 40 bed capacity mini hospital to provide first level health care Services will be constructed in Chiseng’i seng’i area of Mwinilunga district in August this year. Dr. Chilufya says the construction of the health facility will reduce long...

Second round of Oral Cholera Vaccine launched in Mpulungu

Minister of Local Government Vincent Mwale administering Cholera vaccine
The Ministry of Health in Mpulungu has launched the second round of the Oral Cholera Vaccine. And Mpulungu District Health Director Brian Mwansa says the Oral Cholera Vaccine is meant to protect people against cholera. Dr Mwansa explained that the second round of the cholera oral...

170 households benefit from village banking in Chipata

170 vulnerable but viable households have benefitted from the village banking program a support from Government in Chipata district this year. Chipata district assistant community development officer Beatrice Phiri said that over 600 women have benefitted from the program since its inception in 2015. Speaking in...

K5 million released for Chongwe Water crisis

Government, through the treasury has released K5million for part completion of remaining works on the Chongwe Water Supply Improvement Project, in Chongwe District. The Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, through the Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company is implementing the K28 Million...

86 year old man allegedly pushed wife in fire

An 86-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 66-year-old wife by pushing her in a fire following a marital dispute. Central Province Commissioner of Police Chola Katanga confirmed the incident to ZANIS which happened on July 14th, 2019. Mr. Katanga identified...

The fracas between Lundas and Luvales over delimitation exercise condemned

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The Nsakwa Yaba Kaonde has condemned the fracas between Lundas and Luvales during the delimitation exercise in Zambezi District. National Chairperson Jonathan Tambatamba says Lundas and Luvales are one people who are coming from the same region and should find amicable ways of resolving their...

President Lungu to Commission Mansa Sugar this Saturday

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu confers with Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Dr. Buleti Nsemukila at Mansa airport shortly before departure for Lusaka. This was after the President concluded his tour of the province
Luapula Province Minister, Nickson Chilangwa has said that the Province is geared to host Republican President Edgar Lungu who is scheduled to commission Mansa Sugar which is situated in Chembe constituency, this saturday. Mr Chilangwa has described Mansa Sugar as a landmark project which...

Six year old murdered by friends

Zambia Police
Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi has disclosed that a six year old boy of Samfya district was on July 7, 2019 allegedly murdered by his friends whilst playing together. ZANIS reports that Mr. Chushi says on the same date around 16:00 hours...

Hippo kills 2 fishermen in Kalabo

Two fishermen have been killed by a hippo in Kalabo district. Liuwa Area Warden Gabriel Masaku has confirmed the deaths to ZANIS and identified the victims as Bipanda Bipanda, 22, believed to be from Lukulu district and Musole Kayawe, 17, of Namatindi area of Chief...

Beer lands woman into divorce

Women Drinking Beer
The Milenge Local Court has granted divorce to a woman for excessive alcohol intake and using abusive language on the husband. Before Local Court magistrate Heaven Chimpandu, was Grace Kasongo of Talayi village in Chief Sokontwe's chiefdom who was accused of insulting...

Two perish in RTA

The Accident Scene this Morning
A truck driver and one passenger have died on the spot while one passenger is nursing wounds after their vehicle hit a cow, along Great East road in Petauke district in Eastern Province. Eastern Province Police Commissioner Lackson Sakala told journalists in Chipata that the...

75 year old woman burnt to death

Zambia Police
A 75 year old woman has been burnt to death in Kang'wena area of Mushindamo district, in North-western Province, as she was trying to cross a burning bush. North-western Province Commissioner of Police, Hudson Namachila, confirmed the development to ZANIS in an...

53 year old woman with a 94 year old husband gives birth to a baby girl in Mongu

Lewanika General Hospital Female Surgical Ward painted by ZSIC-LIFE to celebrate 50 years in existence.
A 53 year old woman and her 94 year old husband have given birth to a baby girl in Mongu district of Western Province. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS at their residence in Mongu today, Brendah Kashumba aged 53 and her husband Gorebrown Kashumba...