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Two People drown on Lake kariba

By Tovin Ngombe:- Two people are feared to have died when the boat they were in capsized on Lake Kariba in Sinazongwe district on Thursday. Eight people were on the boat belonging to the Sinazongwe health centre and six...

Maamba Hospital demotes trouble maker

By Tovin Ngombe:- Maamba Hospital Administrator Cosmas Michelo has been demoted from his position following the confusion that rocked the health institution owing to his alleged incompetence and frustrating the entire hospital staff. Sinazongwe District Commissioner Laiven Apuleni and the District...

Mansa Council issues 21-day ultimatum to grave yard settlers

Mansa Municipal Council in Luapula Province has issued a 21- day ultimatum to families that have settled on its shut grave yard in Kapesha area along Chembe Road. The Council has also given a 14 -day deadline to vendors trading...

Maamba Hospital employees work as casual workers

By Tovin Ngombe:- Most workers at Maamba hospital have worked for 22 years, 10, six, five, three, and one year without being confirmed under the Ministry of Health. ZANIS investigation and interviews with most health workers revealed that workers...

ZNUT urges government to continue paying teachers Rural Hardship

The Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) in Mporokoso district Northern Province has appealed to government not scrap-off the payment of Rural Hardship Allowances to teachers in the area. ZNUT district secretary, Chansa Mulenga, made the appeal in a statement...

Maamba Hospital crisis deepens

By Tovin Ngombe:- Confusion at Maamba Hospital has continued deepen as the embattled Hospital Administration Manager has changed from threatening people to assaulting them. Cosmas Michelo the acting Hospital Administration Manager who has since lost respect from the lowest personnel...

Sinazongwe Cooncil shoots stray animals

By Tovin Ngombe:- Sinazongwe District Council has carried out an operation of shooting stray animals that have become a nuisance in Maamba Township together with the Maamba mine police and the Sinazongwe state police. The security officers that swung into action...

TOPSUP students threaten class boycott

Teachers from  who are pursuing a diploma course with Teachers of Primary and Secondary School Up grading Programme (TOPSUP) in Solwezi this morning threatened to boycott classes demanding to know why the institution hiked tuition fees without their knowledge. A...

Confusion, death threats reigns maamba hospital

By Tovin Ngombe:- Confusion is reigning at Maamba hospital in Sinazongwe district and the community has called for the immediate transfer of the Hospital Administrator alleged to be issuing death threats and frustrating the entire hospital staff. Speaking at an emergent...

Report on developmental activities in rural areas, media prodded

The deputy minister of information and broadcasting services has called for enhanced coverage of development activities in rural areas. David Phiri says the media have a critical role to play in gathering information from remote parts of the country for...
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