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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Rural News

Gvernment urged to Permanently Resolve the Lunda, Luvale Dispute

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has urged the government to intervene in the land wrangles between Senior Chief Ndungu of the Luvale people and Senior Chief Ishindi of the Lunda people of North...

Police Arrest 4 UPND cadres in connection with the Shooting

Police in Mpulungu have apprehended four UPND cadres in connection with the shooting of six PF cadres who were left injuries. The incident happened on the 5th December 2019, around 20 hours. Police have since recovered a homemade short gun and...

Shortage of mealie meal hit Choma District in Southern Province

A shortage of mealie meal has hit Choma District in Southern Province. Southern Province Deputy Kennedy Mubanga told ZANIS the provincial administration has written to the Ministry of Agriculture requesting for an urgent release of maize to Choma Milling Company...

K251 million released for retirement packages

    The government has released K251 million to the Local Authority Superannuation Fund (LASF) for paying retirement packages. The funding was released on September 25, 2019, and a sum of K114, 019,123.71 in life pensions, with a lump sum payment to...

Over 10,000 Kaoma residents are HIV positive

  Out of 121,000 people living in the Kaoma district, 10,300 are HIV positive and 7,000 are on treatment, health authorities have disclosed. District Director of Health Idi Mwinyi revealed the figures in Kaoma today during the commemoration of World AIDS...

High HIV testing turnout elates councilor

    A civic leader in Shang’ombo district is happy that many people turned up to take HIV tests on World AIDS day. Zambia and the rest of the world commemorated world AIDS day on December 1, 2019 under the theme; Communities...

No exam malpractices in Milenge-DEBS

  Acting Milenge District Education Board Secretary (DEBS) Mark Kasongo has said this year’s school examinations were conducted successfully and malpractice free. Dr. Kasongo explained that there are 29 examination centres for grade seven pupils, 14 for grade nine and five...

Soldier commits suicide

A soldier based at Luena barracks in Kaoma district in Western Province has shot himself dead. The soldier, identified as Sergeant Sitali Sitali shot himself using an AK47 riffle on Tuesday at the barracks. He was rushed to Kaoma district hospital...

3 die of suspected food poisoning

  At least three people of Kabilulwe area in Nkeyema district have died while four others are admitted to hospital after eating suspected contaminated relish which was mixed with pounded groundnuts. Nkeyema District Commissioner Albertina Mwanamwalye told ZANIS that the deceased...

GBV awareness drive heightens in Chinsali

  The Zambia Police in Chinsali district has embarked on a programme to sensitise communities about issues of gender based violence (GBV). This is in support of the 16 days of gender activism against gender based violence. And speaking during the sensitization...

Latest News

Zambia teacher reaches final stage of ‘world’s most dedicated teacher’ award

Tiffany Cavanagh has been named a finalist in Cambridge University Press’s annual search for the world’s most dedicated...

Ministry of Health asked to Investigate the Abuse of ARVs by HIV Negative Drug Addicts

The Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign is disturbed and saddened with the news that ARVs are being abused by HIV negative drug addicts as...

Elias Chipimo Jr’s son Chito Sentenced to 9 months imprisonment with hard labour

The Lusaka Magistrate Court has sentenced former National Restoration Party President Elias Chipimo Jr’s son Chito to nine months imprisonment with hard labour. Chito, 23,...

MISA pleased with Hosting of Debate on Bill No. 10, but concerned with the intolerance exhibited towards opposing views

The Media Institute of Southern Africa Zambia Chapter says it is pleased with the initiative taken by News Diggers to host a public debate...

2022 Qatar World Cup draw looms for Zambia

Chipolopolo Zambia's route in the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup group stage qualifiers will be known on Tuesday when the Africa zone league...
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