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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...

State dispatches K6bn for Youth development

Government has disclosed that it has so far dispatched a total of K6 billion to various constituencies country wide to enable youths venture into developmental projects. Speaking on tommorrow's Youth Day celebrations, Sports Youth and Child Development Permanent Secretary Bobby...

Govt has abandoned me-Chief Kalunga

Chief Kalunga of the Luchazi people of Kabompo district says the district administration has abandoned him and neglected his chiefdom. The chief claims that the district administration and the District Commissioner in particular does not go to his palace even when...

Kaputa District Council blames Fish Ban for failure to meet wage bill

The Fish Ban effected in December every year has crippled the financial base of some local authorities whose main source of revenue is fish trading leading to their failure to meet the wage. Among them, Kaputa District Council in Northern...

Mazabuka DC advises youths to utilize youth fund

Mazabuka District Commissioner, Misheck Chiinda, has challenged youths to take advantage of the K120 Million youth development fund released for youth empowerment projects by government. Mr. Chiinda has advised the youths to desist from engaging in illicit activities that would expose...

Girl 16, commits suicide in Luwingu

A 16-year-old girl grade nine pupil of Mufuli basic school in Luwingu district has committed suicide following a domestic dispute. The deceased,  Florence Mukuka Chisanga, committed suicide over the week by hanging herself in he parents' house after her mother advised...

Torrential rains destroy property in Samfya

Torrential rains have continued to wreck havoc in Samfya district, leaving a trail of destruction on health, education and church infrastructure. Mushili health centre collapsed last Friday night following a heavy down pour. District health director, Thomas Tembo, confirmed the disaster...

Lack of school facilities forces over 500 children in Nchelenge to roam

Over 500 children of school going age at Nchelenge's Kashitu village are said to be the village due to lack of school facilities in the area. The village is on Chisenga Island which splits Lake Mweru and Luapula...

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Lusambo warns Nutricom Food and Beverage Limited for claiming their Ginger Kombucha Energy drink can prevent Corona virus

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has warned that government will not allow business entities in Zambia to produce misleading...

Government releases over K5.6 billion to finance developmental, service delivery programmes

The National Treasury released last month released a sum of K5.64 billion to finance various developmental and public service delivery programmes in the country. Of...

Germany organisations donate ambulance to Kaindu clinic

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has applauded Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) for investing in Zambia’s health and agriculture sectors. Mr....

Street Vending is still illegal in Zambia, says Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has reiterated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as prescribed by...

COVID-19 could cost Africa a GDP loss of between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion

By Akinwumi A. Adesina These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it...
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