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Two men jailed for 3 years for the theft of 50litres of Beer

Two men of Livingstone's Libuyu Compound almost caused a circus in the Livingstone Magistrate Court yesterday when they where sentenced to 18 month imprisonment with hard labour for stealing 50 litres of opaque beer among other items.The men were...

Poachers kill a ZAWA female officer in Mukubwe

A female Zambia Wild Life Authority (ZAWA) police officer was brutally killed by poachers, while another male officer is battling for his life in Kabwe general hospital with deep wounds in the head. Both Central Province Police Commanding Officer Simon...

Crocs maul Sinazongwe man

A 26 year-old man has been severely mauled by a crocodile in Sinazongwe district in Southern Province. A Mweezhya ward councilor Bernard Syanyambwe confirmed that Victor Siapaka from Kayisha Village was caught while he was swimming on Lake Kariba . Mr....

Bicycles offer a lifeline in rural Zambia

In rural Zambia, a bicycle is one of the most important possessions someone can have. At one school, when they were given out to pupils by World Bicycle Relief, the roll increased from 300 to 867 pupils. Headteacher Michael Gogolola explained:...

The First lady arrives in Chiengi

The first lady Thandiwe Banda has arrived in Chienge district to start her three-day visit of Luapula province.The first lady who arrived by road in this northernmost district of the natural resource rich province at 11.10 hours was received...

High school girl accidentally shot in Kafue

Narrating the saga, the Councillor said while the man tried to shake the girl with his hand, he accidently pulled the trigger and shot her straight in the chest at close range. The Councillor said the girl immediately fell to the ground and died. He said after the man realised that he had shot the girl, he decided to turn himself to the councilllor and the matter was then reported to the local police post where he has since been detained pending further action from police.

Zain donates bunk beds and mattresses to Lukalanya High school

Zain Zambia has donated 200 bunk beds,mattresses,blankets and pillows to Lukalanya High School in Mongu, and in addition is providing glazed windows and refurbishment of the schools water bore-hole. Donating the materials, Zain Zambia Managing Director David Holiday said the...

Mazabuka Chieftains Need to Be Commended

by Henry Kyambalesa I am pleased to learn of the constructive views of traditional leaders from Mazabuka who, I understand, were supposed to meet President Rupiah Banda at State House on March 23, 2010—that is, chieftainess Mwenda and Chiefs Hanjalika,...

Kuomboka set to 17th April 2010

The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has disclosed that this year’s Kuomboka Ceremony of the Lozi people will take place on the 17th of April. Speaking in an interview in Mongu today, Acting Ngambela Litia Walubita confirmed the development and urged...

A game of Kabote turns tragic, man charged with murder

The High Court sitting in Mongu yesterday sentenced a 24 year old man of Kalabo district to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for one count murder. Appearing before High Court Judge Eddie Sikazwe was Linowe Sibamba of Nalionwa village...

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Makoye Bridge In Monze Washed Away By Flash Floods

Government officials in Monze District have confirmed the washing away of the bridge at Makoye which connects Chikuni Mission...

Young Zambian Doctor and Lusaka Global Shaper to represent Zambian Mental Health Perspective at World Economic Forum

A young Zambian Doctor and Global Shaper, Dalal Naeem has been invited to attend and speak at this year’s World Economic Forum, Road to...

Bishop Chomba warns Controlling Officers fixated with politics

LOCAL Government Permanent Secretary Bishop Edward Chomba has warned Local Authority Controlling Officers to stir off politics as they are civil servants. In a stern...

Zambia presents$ 9.5 billion opportunity for the private sector to invest in sustainable development, says Standard Chartered

The Standard Chartered Sustainable Development Goals Investment Map has revealed an almost 10 trillion US dollars opportunity for private-sector investors across all emerging markets...

Wina’s stance against chain stores extending their business into Compounds get support

THE Cleaning Association of Zambia (CAZ) has supported Vice President Inonge Wina’s stance against chain stores extending their business into townships. Ms. Wina...
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