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#KeeptheLuangwaFlowing

THE land around the Luangwa river is absolutely stunning and untamed. The Luangwa is rare and more precious because it is free-flowing.  It still flows along nature’s course without any man-made diversions supporting a varied ecosystem of birds, wildlife and rural communities. But how long can this continue? Every natural area, especially those with flowing…

License suspended for clinical officer who posted pictures of clients online

THE Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has suspended the practicing license for Clinical Officer of Nansenga Clinic in Itezhi-tezi, Central Province for allegedly infringing on the patients’ right to privacy. It is alleged that the suspect identified as a Mr Mwansa Chalwe license holder number HPCZ 10/2/14/06491 posted pictures of clients (Patients) during an…

Higher Education Authority directs CBU to continue running medical related programmes

HIGHER Education Authority (HEA) Director General Professor Stephen Simukanga has directed the Copperbelt University (CBU) to continue running the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Dental Surgery Learning Programmes at the institution. Last week, the Health Professionals Council of Zambia (HPCZ) withdrew the named programmes citing a number if unprofessional conducts by…

Kagem invests US$11 million in new equipment

KAGEM Mining has invested US$11 million in new equipment to increase operational efficiencies at the world’s largest emerald mine, creating further skilled local jobs in the process. The equipment includes 13 Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs) with a rated capacity of 45 tonnes each; two 6-cubic-metre Hydraulic Excavators and service equipment such as Water Bowser with…

Upcoming parliamentary and local government by-elections campaigns going on peacefully

THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has advised all stakeholders in the upcoming parliamentary and local government by-elections to desist from destabilizing restraining citizens from exercising their rights to vote. In a statement, ECZ Public Relations Manager Margaret Chimanse encouraged all electoral stakeholders in the Mangango parliamentary and six other local government by-elections to campaign…

Three Ministry of Infrastructure accountants fired for theft of public funds

THE Civil Service Commission has dismissed three (3) accountants from the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development for fraud and theft of public funds. Meanwhile, government says it will recover the stolen funds from the terminal and pension benefits of the dismissed officials. Ministry of Finance Spokesperson Chileshe Kandeta who confirmed this named the dismissed…

91 Medical Doctors fail HPCZ licensure examinations

ABOUT 91 Medical Doctors who sat for the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) professional licensure examinations recently have failed the examinations following the release of the results. HPCZ Registrar, Dr. Aaron Mujajati yesterday told a media briefing that only 21 of the 112 Medical Doctors that sat for licensure examinations had cleared, translating into…

Felix Mutati fired from government

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has with immediate effect fired Minister of Works and Supply Felix Mutati from government. President Lungu has since appointed PF Lunte Member of Parliament, Hon. Mutotwe Kafwaya as Works and Supply Minister. President Edgar Lungu has also withdrawn the nomination of Hon. Felix Mutati as Member of Parliament. Post Views: 2 {{current_weather.dt…

More than 38 rioters arrested by police in latest ZAFFICO protests

POLICE on the Copperbelt have arrested 38 people for riotous behaviour during Monday’s riots in Kitwe, in the wake of alleged sale of ZAFFICO to a Chinese investor by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). Residents from Kitwe’s Kawama, Chimwemwe, Buchi and Kwacha denounced government through anti-regime slogans. And Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services and…

This is horrifying; a grade 10 pupil defiled in the School Kitchen by Cook at Musonda Girls Tech.

A 34 year old Senior Cook from Musonda Girls Technical Secondary School has been arrested and appeared in court on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 for allegedly defiling a 15 year old  minor at the same school. Appearing before Mansa Senior Resident Magistrate, Dominic Makalicha was Derrick Nsonga of Chibala Village of Chief Mutipula’s Chiefdom in…

This is horrifying; a grade 10 pupil defiled in the School Kitchen by Cook at Musonda Girls Tech.

A 34 year old Senior Cook from Musonda Girls Technical Secondary School has been arrested and appeared in court on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 for allegedly defiling a 15 year old  minor at the same school. Appearing before Mansa Senior Resident Magistrate, Dominic Makalicha was Derrick Nsonga of Chibala Village of Chief Mutipula’s Chiefdom in…

This is horrifying; a grade 10 pupil defiled in the School Kitchen by Cook at Musonda Girls Tech.

A 34 year old Senior Cook from Musonda Girls Technical Secondary School has been arrested and appeared in court on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 for allegedly defiling a 15 year old  minor at the same school. Appearing before Mansa Senior Resident Magistrate, Dominic Makalicha was Derrick Nsonga of Chibala Village of Chief Mutipula’s Chiefdom in…

This is horrifying; a grade 10 pupil defiled in the School Kitchen by Cook at Musonda Girls Tech.

A 34 year old Senior Cook from Musonda Girls Technical Secondary School has been arrested and appeared in court on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 for allegedly defiling a 15 year old  minor at the same school. Appearing before Mansa Senior Resident Magistrate, Dominic Makalicha was Derrick Nsonga of Chibala Village of Chief Mutipula’s Chiefdom in…

Three ​cryptocurrency traders arrested in Lusaka for allegedly laundering K28 million

THREE Directors of Heritage Coin Resources Limited have been arrested and jointly charged by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for allegedly laundering K28 million. The trio was arrested for providing banking business, financial business or financial services without a licence, conducting or participating in a money circulation scheme, and for obtaining money by false pretenses…