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Early marriages in Kazungula

Ngambela to the late Chief Musokotwane of the Tokaleya people in Kazungula District has lamented at the increasing cases of defilement and early pregnancies in the Chiefdom. Ngambela Sydney Syakalima said most of the parents are forcing their children into...

The Barotseland contention

The recent protest in Western Province on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, resulting in very serious injuries and one death was something that should never have happened. But the government's reckless behavior by ignoring Western province submissions to the new constitution has outraged the people of Barotseland. This is a good example of how civil wars are born. One little spark is capable of igniting a huge and destructive fire. All this came about in August 2010, following the release of the final draft of the constitution. It was discovered then that all the submissions from western province were not included. Someone essentially thought they were not that important, and that Zambia can do just fine without them. Turned out to

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,...

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