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Rural News

Mansa Council workers down tools

Workers at Mansa Municipal Council in Luapula Province have downed tools to protest over non-payment of their salaries by the local authority. The workers have also locked offices to senior officers demanding for the resignation of the Town Clerk and...

Cattle diseases in Namwala plummets

The incidence of Cattle Diseases in Namwala District in Southern Province have reduced owing to vaccination programmes government is implementing, senior Headman Shababwa has said. And senior Headman Shababwa says the Farmers Input Support Programme (FISP) has...

State sources US$9m for Mansa, Kawambwe water system

Government through the Local Government and Housing has sourced a total amount of US$ 9 million for complete overhaul of the water reticulation system in Mansa and Kawambwa Districts of Luapula Province. Luapula Water and Sewerage Company Managing Director...

Cholera breaks out in Sinazongwe

Cholera has broken out in Sinazongwe district in Southern Province and one woman is reported to have died while 31 people have been admitted to Sinamalima clinic. Both Sinazongwe acting Commissioner (DC) Sokoloku Daka and Malima ward Councillor...

2000 farmers still awaits fertiliser, as DACO explains delay

Over 2000 farmers belonging to 38 cooperatives in Mansa in Luapula Province have not yet received Urea and D compound fertiliser. Mansa District Agriculture Coordinator (DACO) David Kandanla told ZANIS that farmers who have not received Urea and D compound...

Malaria hits Kaputa district

-Kaputa district in the Northern Province has been hit with a serious malaria epidemic, raising concern among medical staff in the district. The district has so far recorded 1, 927 cases of malaria with 62 deaths recorded between October 2010...

Namwala cattle dealers urged to employ women

Namwala District Commissioner, Wilson Siadunka, has urged private companies operating in the district to employ more women to empower them economically. Mr. Siadunka observed that the two big private companies in Namwala, Starbeef and Zambeef, had no women employees, a...

Over 300 maize bags rots

More than 300 bags of maize have gone to waste at Kazungula’s Manyemu-nyemu satellite depot in Southern Province after being soaked with rains. The development has incensed District Commissioner Albert Chifita who wandered why maize was rotting when Government...

Luapula province minister tells off opposition

Luapula province minister Besa Chimbaka has charged that the opposition in the country have run out of campaign ideas and have thus resorted to empty criticism of government social and economical development programmes. Speaking in an exclusive interview with...

DMMU, Works and Supply ministry directed to repair Sinazongwe bridges

VICE President George Kunda has directed the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) and the ministry of works and supply to repair three bridges that have been washed away along the Bottom road in Sinazongwe district. The Vice president who...
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