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Kuomboka’s Regatta competition on, BRE

The Barotse Royal Establishment says all is set for the Regatta paddling competition scheduled to take place next Friday. The organizing Committee chairman, Induna Imandi Kandala Muteto said the competition which is an integrated component of the famous Kuomboka ceremony...

Nega Nega complain against Police in the area

Villagers in Nega Nega area of Mazabuka district have bitterly complained over the alleged closure of Nega Nega Police station at 18 hours every day despite an increase in criminal activities. Area ward councillor, Anne Mangunje, told ZANIS in Mazabuka...

School withdraws pupil from marriage

Chigwe Basic school in Chadiza district, Eastern Province has withdrawn a 12- year- old grade five pupil from marriage. According to the notice of withdrawal signed by School Head Teacher Robert Phiri and copied to Chief Pembamoyo, Vubwi Member of Parliament...

Man fined for illegal possession of firearm

A Kaoma Magistrate Court has fined a 25-year-old man of Munkuye area the sum of K450,000 for unlawful possession of firearm. Before magistrate Jacob Mbolela was Mwinda Kandala who was charged with one count of unlawful possession of firearm contrary to...

Lack of assessment on damaged bridges in Mbabala worry MMD

The Ruling Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) in Choma's Mbabala constituency has expressed worry that no assessment has been undertaken of damage caused to bridges and dams in the area by the heavy rains. MMD constituency Chairman Choolwe Mubambasu said in...

Teachers threaten to abandon school due to witchcraft

Teachers at Simango Basic School in Kazungula district have threatened to abandon the school due to alleged increasing incidences of witchcraft at the school. The teachers, who declined to be named told ZANIS in an interview in Kazungula today that the problem...

Chiefs urged to organize subjects to facilitate ease access to social services

Rufunsa Member of Parliament, Kenneth Chipungu, has advised traditional leaders to organize their subjects in their respective areas to enable them access social services in the area. Mr. Chipungu was speaking today at Chinyunyu Basic School when he addressed village headmen. Mr....

Man 36, sent to prison for indecent assault

A 36-year-old peasant farmer of Simani village in Kalomo has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labor for indecent assault. Livingstone High Court Judge, Rhoyda Kaoma, sentenced Kenneth Sinyangwa after finding him guilty of indecent assault contrary to Section...

Youth applauds Mwanawasa administration for Youth Funds

A grade 12 pupil at St Edmunds High School in Mazabuka has commended the Mwanawasa administration for releasing K 120 million Youth Development Fund for youth empowerment projects in the district. Daniel Banda said during the Youth Day celebrations, held...

Choma authorities respond to State Land Ward security concerns

Authorities in Choma have responded to calls for improved security in State Land ward of the district where villagers have been living in fear of increased banditry activities. Acting Choma District Commissioner Mungoni Simulilika yesterday convened an urgent meeting with the...

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2020 Labour Day gatherings cancelled

The government has announced the cancellation of gatherings for Labour Day events at national, provincial and district levels. Minister of...

Let’s support Lungu in fighting COVID-19-Lusambo

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Barotse Royal Establishment appeals to people in Western Province to adhere to the preventive measures outlined against COVID-19

The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has appealed to the people in Western Province to be deliberate and adhere to the preventive measures outlined...

ZACCI proposes buy, sell local during lockdowns

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has advised government to consider supporting import substitution measures by giving markets the priority to buy...
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