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Government embarks on program to safeguard cultural heritage

The government has embarked on a program aimed at safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage of people of various ethnic groups in Zambia. Chembe District Cultural Officer Maggie Chirwa explains that the department of Culture and Traditional Affairs under the Ministry of...

Allegation of pocketing of CDF funds by Cooperatives emerge

Chinsali District Commissioner, Samson Muchemwa has warned registered cooperatives in Chinsali District in Muchinga Province of punitive measures against all cooperatives that have squandered the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Mr Muchemwa says he has been receiving disturbing reports alleging...

Availability of a lucrative market sees for Soya beans farming rise

The number of farmers growing soya beans compared to other crops like maize has increased in Vubwi District. Vubwi District Agricultural Coordination Officer Philimon Lungu has confirmed the increase in soya beans production and has applauded the farmers for...

Kasenengwa residents want Chipata-Msoro road rehabilitated

Some residents of Kasenengwa district in Eastern province have appealed to the government to find another contractor to work on the Chipata-Msoro road. Christopher Mwanza from Mboza ward, has told the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS), that most parts...

Chiefdom boundary wrangles barrier to development-PS

Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Permanent Secretary for Technical Services, Nicholas Phiri, says government is concerned with the negative impact which chiefdom boundary wrangles have had on development. Mr Phiri said the continued chiefdom boundary wrangles are...

Mkushi farmers appeal for speedy delivery of Urea fertiliser

Farmers in Mkushi District’s Musakamaba agricultural Camp have observed that the delay in the distribution of Urea fertilizer could lead to poor harvest in the area. Speaking on behalf of the farmers, Jonas Kufwata of Fibanga said the...

NW Farmers express worry over the presence of fall army worms that are ravaging their maize fields

Farmers in some districts in North Western Province have expressed worry over the presence of fall armyworms that are ravaging their maize fields. A check by the National Agriculture Information Services – NAIS in Kabompo, Manyinga, Mufumbwe, and Zambezi districts...

Luapula Province to engage ZNS for road works

Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Mighty Mumba says the Luapula Provincial Administration will work closely with the Zambia National Service (ZNS) to work on roads and crossing points which are in a bad condition in the Province. Mr Mumba revealed that...

Government to commission the K51 million water plant in Chinsali

The government is set to commission the 51-million kwacha new Chambeshi Water Modular plant in Chinsali District by mid-January next year. Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation Permanent Secretary, Joe Kalusa says Vice President Mutale Nalumango will officially commission...

K5 million AfDB water projects reaches 92 percent completion

The 5 million Kwacha African Development Bank (ADB) funded water project in Nakonde District in Muchinga Province has reached 92 percent completion. Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation Permanent Secretary, Joe Kalusa disclosed that works on the project under the...
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Police in Zambia’s North-Western Province Increase Efforts to Combat Ritual Killings

The Inspector General of Police, Lemmy Kajoba, has expressed concern over the recent increase in the number of murder...
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