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K1 billion set aside for Zambezi feeder roads

Zambezi East Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Sayifwanda says K1 billion has been set aside for the grading of major feeder roads in her constituency. Ms. Sayifwanda said the funds are from the 2009 and 2010 Constituency Development Funds...

Zambezi pupils shun school for caterpillars

Pupils at Nyilamba Basic School in Zambezi district have started shunning school in preference for catching caterpillars also known as ‘vinkubala’. Headmaster of the school, Chrispin Kaundula said the pupils mostly in lower grades have stopped attending school for...

Meat carcasses destroyed in Petauke

A COMBINED team of Petauke Council officials and state police yesterday swung into action and burnt carcasses of cattle weighing over 1570 Kilograms suspected to have been smuggled from neighboring Mozambique. The destroying of the meat was as a...

Sinazongwe civic leader bemoans early marriages and school dropouts

A civic leader in Sinazongwe District has bemoaned the high level of early marriages and school dropouts in Nkanddabwe ward in Sinazeze area. Nkanddabwe ward Councilor Patson Mangunje told ZANIS in an interview today that despite educating parents on the...

Two men jailed for 3 years for the theft of 50litres of Beer

Two men of Livingstone's Libuyu Compound almost caused a circus in the Livingstone Magistrate Court yesterday when they where sentenced to 18 month imprisonment with hard labour for stealing 50 litres of opaque beer among other items.The men were...

Qualified personnel shun Kabompo council

Qualified and skilled workers are shunning Kabompo district council in Northwestern Province because it is the only council in the region which is offering lowest salaries and wages to workers. Kabompo District Council Director of Works, Chisenga Changwe made the observation...

Government pledges K 5.5 million to Kaonde Traditioanal Ceremony

The Ministry of Community Development and Social Services has pledged K5.5 million for the construction of permanent structures and Nsakwa yaba Kaonde traditional ceremony venue at Kaimbwe in Kasempa district. Community Development and Social Services Minister, Michael Kaingu made the...

Chief Matipa dies

Chief Matipa of the Bisa people on Chilubi Island in Northern Province is dead. Chief Matipa, 74 died on Friday October 8, 2010 at his palace. Chilubi Member of Parliament (MP) Obby Chisala has confirmed the death of the traditional...

Protesting Namwala teachers told to resume work

- Southern Province Education Officer Mr Festus Mungo has pleaded with teachers in Namwala District to return to work as government is frantically looking into their various grievances including rural hardship allowances and anomalies on their pay slips. And Mr...

Nkhulungo Basic School wants desks

Authorities at Nkhulungo Basic School in Chipata’s Chipangali constituency have appealed to Government to consider giving the learning institution some desks to enable pupils sit comfortably. School Head Teacher, Kezias Phiri, said from the time the school was upgraded it...
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