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Northwestern girl pregnancy rate worrying

Northwestern Province Education Officer (PEO) Jennipher Malama has expressed worry at the increased number of early pregnancies in the province. Mrs. Malama said most Schools in the province have continued to record a high number of girls dropping out...

Bats invasion worry Ndola residents

Fears are rising among Ndola residents over allegations that fruit eating bats which have infested Ndola’s Northrise area may carry rabies. Millions of bats have infested Ndola targeting three houses and have been described as a nuisance because of constant...

Veteran freedom fighter unimpressed with Pact and Police

United National Independent Party (UNIP), Livingstone District Vice Chairman, Martin Pelton has said the confusions in the UPND and PF Pact are a clear testimony that the opposition has failed to challenge Rupiah Banda. Mr.Pelton 65, a veteran freedom fighter,...

Early marriages in Kazungula

Ngambela to the late Chief Musokotwane of the Tokaleya people in Kazungula District has lamented at the increasing cases of defilement and early pregnancies in the Chiefdom. Ngambela Sydney Syakalima said most of the parents are forcing their children into...

Stray goats, pigs threatening farming in chieftainess Kalaba’s area

Farmers in chieftainess Kalaba’s area in Mansa have said they have suspended planting there maize seed because they fear the crop might be damaged by stray goats and pigs. A 59-year-old farmer Astridah Chiputa said goats and pigs have...

Central province gets 168 cattle

Government has distributed 168 cattle to 28 farmer groups in Central province under the cattle restocking program to alleviate poverty among the people. Central province Permanent Secretary Denny Lumbama who disclosed this in Kabwe yesterday also said 663 goats...

Farmers urged not to squander money on beer and women

KAZUNGULA District Commissioner, Albert Chifita has appealed to farmers who recently got paid by Food Reserve Agency (FRA) for the crop purchasing exercise to re-invest their money in agriculture rather than squander it on beer and women. Mr.Chifita who thanked...

Early marriages worry Gwembe headman

Senior headman Siabbamba of Gwembe district has observed that empowering of youths in rural areas will significantly help reduce crime and early marriages among the rural population. And headman Siabbamba has described early marriages among rural girls of school-going age...

Unexpected rainfall temporally disrupt classes in Kapiri

The learning process was on Friday temporally disrupted at Mubalashi Basic School in Kapiri Mposhi district after unexpected rains soaked both staff and pupils, alike. The unexpected rains soaked pupils and teachers during lessons held in...

Supreme Court acquits Chiengi man for defilement

A Chiengi man has walked to freedom after the Supreme Court quashed his fifteen year sentence for defilement. ZNBC's Hannock Kasama reports from Kabwe that the court found no corroborative evidence to link the appellant, George Chipaso to the case. Chipaso...
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