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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...

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...

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Zambia loses out as Copper prices soar towards record highs

Zambia said a lack of capital halted production at a copper mine it seized from Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal’s...