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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...

Nalumango happy with rehab road works in Kaputa.

Kaputa Member of Parliament, Mutale Nalumango has expressed happiness with the road works going on in her constituency. And Mrs Nalumango has paid tribute to the European Union (EU) for complimenting government efforts in enhancing good road infrastructure. Speaking to ZANIS soon after...

Traditional leader appeals to Govt. to release funds for Kasama hospital rehabs.

A traditional leader in Kasama district has appealed to the government to consider releasing funds  for the rehabilitation of the Kasama general hospital. Mulenga Hill village head person Regina Kayula said currently the hospital was in a deplorable state due to...

Serenje youths may fail to access CDF

MMD youths in Chitambo constituency in Serenje may fail to benefit from the K40 million youth constituency development funds because they can not afford to raise K250,00 registration fees. Constituency youth secretary, Jameson Kunda, told ZANIS in an interview...

Government to get involved in problems affecting farmers.- veep

Vice president Rupiah Banda has assured farmers  that government will be involved in the marketing of agriculture produce in the next marketing season. Speaking during the Nc'wala traditional ceremony, Mr Banda said government had put up measures to ensure that all...

Dry spell wilts maize, cotton fields in Sinazongwe

A long dry spell has wilted maize and cotton fields in Sinazongwe raising concern among the District Management Committee (DMC). The District Management Committee is worried that the current weather pattern would result into crop failure. Sinazongwe District Commissioner Laiven Apuleni...

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Chef 187 released the video for the song Grammy Muchibemba that is off his latest album Bon Appetit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHtoO-LLavA

Zambia asks proposals from banks on how to postpone its debt repayments

The Zambian government has asked banks for proposals on reorganizing as much as $11.2 billion of foreign debt as its debt-service costs rise and...

Covid-19 grounds Mahogany Air

Mahogany Air has announced it has suspended all flights from 30th March to 30th April 2020 in response to the Coronavirus control measures and...

Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

Standard Chartered has announced it will commit US$1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19,...

Defiant Bar Owners in Solwezi District have been arrested

A joint team of health inspectors from the Solwezi municipal council, council and Zambia police officers have apprehended eight bar owners who defied...
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