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BUS FELL ON MY LEG-TEACHER (pictures)

By NATION REPORTER  A TEACHER, who lost a leg in a road accident early this year, has testified that his teaching activities are now restricted following amputation of the limb. And an arresting officer has told the
58 mins ago

LUSAMBO COMMENDED: FOR EXPOSING CORRUPTION, POOR SERVICE DELIVERY

By NATION REPORTER MINISTERS should emulate their Lusaka counterpart in ensuring service delivery in every corner of the country instead of sitting in offices making empty threats and promises, says New Congress Party leader, Peter Chanda. Mr
58 mins ago

WEEK 35 TO DETERMINE CAF REPS

By SPORTS REPORTER THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has announced that Zambian representatives in the Confederation of African Competition (CAF) will be determined at Week 35 League standing and not Week 38. This follows CAF’s decision
2 hours ago

INDENI PAYS K28M DIVIDEND

By BUSINESS REPORTER INDENI Petroleum Refinery has paid a dividend of more than K 28 million to the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). Indeni Board Chairman Yamfwa Mukanga made the presentation to IDC Chief Executive Officer Mateyo Kaluba
2 hours ago

TROPHY ELUDES ZAMBIA

By MICHAEL MIYOBA UGANDA ended Zambia’s hopes of lifting the 2018 Africa Netball Championship after humiliating the tournaments host to a 64-56 thumping in the two team’s fifth fixture played yesterday at Olympic Youth Development Centre in
2 hours ago

KILLER ELEPHANTS REIGN TERROR IN CHAMA

By NATION REPORTER THE Department of National Parks and Wildlife should quickly find a lasting solution to elephants which are terrorising and killing people in Chama, says FDD chairperson for labour Yotham Mtayachalo. Mr Mtayachalo said the
3 hours ago

PF INTERNAL ELECTIONS TO STRENGTHEN PARTY – COUNCILLOR

By NATION REPORTER POLITICS of name calling should end especially that the Patriotic Front (PF) internal elections are meant to build the ruling party and not to divide it, says PF Matero vice secretary Mwamba Salubusa. Mr.
3 hours ago

POWER SEEK REDEMPTION

By SPORTS REPORTER THE MTN/FAZ Super Division returns to action this afternoon with ‘Powerful’ Power Dynamos seeking to bounce back from last week’s defeat to Nkwazi, when they host Zanaco in a week 29 super league fixture
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LUSAKA DC UNHAPPY WITH STRUCTURE NEAR ROAD RESERVE

By NATION REPORTER CONSTRUCTION of a building along Lusaka’s Lumumba Road reserve has saddened Lusaka District Commissioner Davis Mulenga. In an interview, Captain Mulenga explained that the building’s veranda was right in front of a drainage that
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‘GUARD AGAINST FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE OUTBREAKS’

By NATION REPORTER FARMERS should continue to observe bio security measures to prevent the occurrence of the foot and mouth disease. Taskforce chairperson on the disease that broke out in Chisamba and Chibombo, Martin Chowa said the
6 hours ago

LIVESTOCK CENSUS

By Prof. Kazonga 1.0           Introduction THE livestock sub-sector mainly comprises cattle, poultry, pigs, sheep and goats. They provide us precious food products such as meat, milk, eggs, honey and further provide valuable non-food products such as wool,
7 hours ago

CIRDZ ZAMBIA GETS REGIONAL ACCREDITATION

By NATION REPORTER THE Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) has been awarded a five-year accreditation as a medical testing laboratory in Haematology, serology and virology by the Southern Africa Development Community Accreditation Service (SADCAS).
8 hours ago

LUFWANYAMA TO BE CONNECTED TO NATIONAL GRID

By NATION REPORTER GOVERNMENT is set to connect Lufwanyama to the national grid, District Commissioner Miniver Mutesa has said. Mrs Mutesa said the construction of roads would make the district easily accessible to other nearby areas on
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WAIT PATIENTLY, DC URGES KALOMO YOUTHS

By NATION REPORTER YOUTHS in villages situated along the Kalomo-Dundumwezi road have been advised against going to the Boma to seek employment from the contractor working on the road. Kalomo District Commissioner, Cosmas Chabi said the youths
10 hours ago

ERB EYES OFF-GRID POWER SYSTEM INVESTORS

By NATION REPORTER THE Energy Regulations Board (ERB) has developed a framework to persuade investors to consider investing in the off-grid system in Zambia’s energy sector. ERB executive director Langiwe Hope Lungu said this during a media
11 hours ago

‘LIFE HAS TO GO ON’-DIFIKOTI

By TERENCE MISELO RENOWNED comedian Tomas Sipalo aka Diffikoti has encouraged people with hardships or facing difficult situations to look to God for strength as life is full of ups and downs. The artiste who recently lost
13 hours ago

COMEDY CLUB COMING TO LUSAKA

By TERENCE MISELO LUSAKA is this monthend set for the launch of weekly comedy to be hosted at ‘The Rehab’ on Katima Mulilo Road. According to initiator and renowned comedian Chibwe Katebe, the weekly comedy will be
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WATER BLUES ROCK CLINIC AFTER THIEVES STEAL WATER PUMP

By NATION REPORTER IT is sad that a water pump has been stolen at Kamulanga clinic hence the water crisis there, says Kabwata constituency Kamulanga ward 9 councillor, Jonas Phiri. Mr Phiri expressed fear that this situation
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MKUSHI MAN DROWNS IN DAM

By NATION REPORTER A 32-year-old man of Mkushi has drowned in a dam at the Paul Kingdom farming bloc. Chalata Ward councillor Moses Manjimela confirmed the incident yesterday. Mr. Manjimela identified the deceased as Dominic Chibuye of
14 hours ago

DC RUBBISHES TAMBATAMBA’S CLAIMS

By NATION REPORTER BRENDA Tambatamba is being economical with the truth for alleging that Patriotic Front  cadres are threatening Julius Mutelemba with eviction when she knows very well that he (Mr Mutelemba) is occupying that house illegally,
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‘EMBRACE HIV SELF-TESTING INITIATIVE’

By NATION REPORTER STRATEGIES such as male circumcision and self-testing initiative to prevent HIV/AIDS infection should be taken seriously if the country is to significantly bring down infection rates, says Copperbelt Health Director Alex Makupe. Dr Makupe
14 hours ago

KWACHA UNDER PRESSURE AGAIN

By BUSINESS REPORTER THE Kwacha came under continued pressure against the dollar as demand for the greenback on the interbank outstripped supply. Cavmont Bank Zambia indicated in its daily market report that the financial market opened around
15 hours ago

‘FLUFFY’ CONVICTED OVER CANNABIS

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy belonging to Mtendere compound notorious gang infamously called Fluffy Boys, has been convicted for drug trafficking and sent for counseling at Prisons Care and Counselling Association (PRISCCA). This was after the juvenile, of Kaunda
15 hours ago

BEER CONSUMPTION AMONG JOHN LAING YOUTHS WORRIES RESIDENT

By NATION REPORTER ALCOHOL consumption by some young people in John Laing compound in Lusaka is worrying, a resident, Sam Mbewe has said. In an interview, Mr Mbewe noted that alcohol abuse among young people was increasing
15 hours ago

IMPUNITY AT ITS WORST

IT will be the highest order of hypocrisy for the Police Command to take any form of disciplinary action against the police officers caught yesterday extorting money from motorists. The most honourable course of action is for
16 hours ago

YALI, UPND AT DAGGERS DRAWN

By NATION REPORTER HAKAINDE Hichilema is hiding behind young people like Gilbert Liswaniso to fight his battles, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) executive director Andrew Ntewewe has said. And the UPND has attacked Mr Ntewewe for suggesting
16 hours ago

38, 000 SERENJE FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM FISP

By NATION REPORTER ABOUT 38,274 farmers in Serenje are expected to benefit from inputs under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) for 2018-2019 farming season. Serenje District Commissioner, Francis Kalipenta, confirmed the development in a statement. Mr.
16 hours ago

FNB, SANLAM PARTNER IN INSURANCE SERVICES

By BUSINESS REPORTER FIRST National Bank (FNB) in partnership with Sanlam Life Insurance Limited yesterday launched a new product to enable clients access assurance services through the bank. The product called “banc assurance” will enable customers access
17 hours ago

MAN, 43 NABBED FOR DEFILING GIRL, 10

Share this article By NATION REPORTER POLICE in Solwezi have arrested a 43-year-old man of weighbridge for allegedly defiling a 10 old girl. North Western Province commissioner of police Hudson Namachila confirmed the development in a statement.
17 hours ago

NASHQ, DJ COSMO’S ‘CALCULATOR’ OUT TODAY

By TERENCE MISELO AFTER a successful delivery of one of his popular singles, ‘Jankalize’, Copperbelt-based artiste NashQ is back with a new song “Calculator” featuring the dance hall Magician DJ Cosmo. The song produced by Shinko Beats