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Government to soon fix the over 145 Km Mutanda-Mwinilunga Road in North Western Province

President Lungu has responded to concerns about the poor state of Mutanda/Mwinilunga road. And government says plans to reconstruct damaged sections to motorable standard have reached an advanced stage. On Wednesday, Deputy Permanent Secretary for North Western Province, Emmanuel Chihili undertook...

North Western Province Police Commissioner warns people disturbing the NRC exercise

North Western Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi has warned people disturbing peace during the ongoing mobile issuance of National Registration Cards (NRCs) that they will be prosecuted. Mr. Chushi says Police have intensified patrols in areas where Mobile registration centres...

Agricultural prosperity forms the basis for the Socialist Party’s comprehensive development of Zambia-M’membe

FOOD is the result of farmers’ hard-work, says Socialist Party president Fred M’membe. And Dr M'membe has pledged that under the Socialist Party government, agriculture would be the most healthful, most useful, and most noble employment. Dr M’membe said farmers were...

Chitotela calls for a fully developed tourism product at Lumangwe Falls Heritage Site

Minister of Tourism and Arts Ronald Chitotela says he wants to see a fully developed tourism product at Lumangwe Falls Heritage Site in effort to increase visits to the site. Speaking when he visited the Heritage site Mr Chitotela...

Government launches the emergency COVID-19 social cash transfer Project

The government, with support from cooperating partners, has launched the emergency Covid-19 social cash transfer . Community Development Minister Kampamba Mulenga says the disbursement to beneficiaries is expected to start within the course of the week. Ms. Mulenga says the emergency...

Subject beats Chief Nyakaseya over beer

Police in Ikelenge District, North Western Province have arrested a 54-year-old man of Ikelenge for assaulting Chief Nyakaseya of the Lunda people. Lawrence Kazhimbala is said to have beaten up the traditional leader when he tried to close his bar...

Zambian Breweries decision to increase the quantity of cassava purchased from small scale farmers applauded

Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa is happy with the decision by Zambian Breweries to increase the quantity of cassava to be purchased from small scale farmers in the province . Mr. Chilangwa has also thanked Zambian Breweries for its target...

Implementation of Development Requires Participation Of All Stakeholders – Monze Town Council Chairperson

Monze Town Council Chairperson Bisha Munsaka says implementation of Development requires the involvement of all stakeholders at all levels. Speaking when he officially opened a capacity building workshop for Ward Development Committee members for Keemba, Choongo East and...

Germany government secured K157 million for Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Luapula Province

The Germany government through the KfW Development Bank in collaboration with UNICEF Zambia has secured K157 million to support the Zambian Government through the National Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme to implement a Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene...

Western Province sees reduction in mealie meal prices

Western Province has benefited from the reduction in mealie meal prices, following the country’s maize bumper harvest for the 2019/2020 farming season. In Mongu, a 25-kilogram bag of breakfast mealie meal, whose retail price had gone up to 180 Kwacha...
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