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Chikankata villagers refuse to surrender guns

Chikankata UPND Member of parliament, Munji Habeenzu, says villagers in Chikankata area of Mazabuka are not ready to surrender illegal fire arms unless the Police service sends police officers to the newly built Malabo police post. Mr Habeenzu told...

Chiefs’ subsidies increased to 16 per cent

Government has increased the subsidies for Chiefs by 16 percent with effect from April 1, 2007. President Mwanawasa announced this in Lusaka today when he officially opened the first session of the Second House of Chiefs. The President revealed that government...

Search for missing bodies on Lake kariba continues

By Tovin Ngombe:- The search for two missing bodies that drowned on Lake Kariba in Sinazongwe district has continued. A combined team of police officers, Fisheries officers, and private individuals started the search on Friday Morning to retrieve the bodies...

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...

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National Union of Private and Public Educators slams debt swap critics

The National Union of Private and Public Educators in Zambia (NUPPEZ) has taken a swipe at politicians who are...