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MINISTRY OF HEALTH: No expired ARVs in Kazungula district.

THE Ministry of Health has dispelled media reports that it has been dispensing expired Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) in Kazungula district. MoH Head Communication and External Relations Stanslous Ngosa in a statement to Mwebantu said investigations by the Ministry revealed that there was no patient that was given expired ARV drugs. Ngosa also said that there

Court orders RTSA to suspend 20 drivers’ licenses for erring motorists

THE Kabwe High Court has ordered for the suspension of 20 drivers’ Licenses for twenty motorists whom it has convicted for causing death by dangerous driving. And RTSA has with immediate effect, effected the suspension of the licenses. According to the Warrants of Execution made issued to RTSA, the twenty drivers were convicted of one

Over 1,500 people attended the inaugural “Oktoberfest Lusaka” by PR Girl Media

PR Girl Media hosted the inaugural ‘Oktoberfest Lusaka’ on 15 & 16 September 2017. The colorful event was attended by over 1,500 people who mingled in a well set-up beer garden at Chita Lodge Park in Olympia. The event has been introduced as part of PR Girl Media’s calendar events to integrate cultures and traditions. 

Here is your word for today: Deuteronomy 20:1

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Deuteronomy 20:1 “When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the Lord your God is with you.” – Battles and challenges are all part of life.

Matildah Maymuna launches a campaign to take young girls back to school

A 23 year old Zambian natural born model Matildah Maymuna has launched a ‘Buy a Book for her’ campaign meant to take ten selected young girls back to school. Matildah popularly known as Mahtty is an ambassador of Buy a Book for Her Campaign for the book titled ‘Take my Hand not my Life. This

Here is your word for today: Psalm 20:7

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Psalm 20:7 “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.” – Horses and chariots represented physical power and ability. – Some people place their trust in human strength, power and ingenuity. – We should

POLICE: No PF member has been killed in Chilanga by UPND

THE Zambia Police Service has issued a statement in which they have stated no PF member has been killed in Chilanga in the recent by election as alleged by the PF media team. BELOW IS THE POLICE STATEMENT 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2017 – We would like to dispel reports published in some quarters of the media

DJ Roxy appointed Smart + Brand Ambassador

SMART Plus is delighted to announce the signing of Radio Phoenix Presenter and Media Personality Chanda Kangwa also Known as Roxy as its new Brand Ambassador. The Zambian Music Award winning Radio Presenter will be featured in several campaigns for Smart Plus the coming weeks. She will be also running activation shows in different locations

Lusaka businessman arrested by DEC for drug trafficking

A 26 YEAR old Lusaka Businessman has been has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for trafficking in ephedrine. Evans Galani Maya, a businessman of Woodlands area in Lusaka has been arrested for trafficking in 6.78kg of ephedrine. Meanwhile, the Commission in Eastern Province has arrested thirteen people for trafficking in loose cannabis

Bus driver sentenced to three years imprisonment for causing death by dangerous driving

LIVINGSTONE High Court Judge Mwiinde Siavwapa has sentenced Joseph Mwape, driver of the bus which killed 6 pupils and a teacher of Hilcrest Technical High School, to three years imprisonment for causing death by dangerous driving. And Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA)  Head of Public Relations Frederick Mubanga has welcomed the conviction of Mwapeand

Dr Chitalu Chilufya dissolves the NAC Board

HEALTH Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has with immediate effect dissolved the board of the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council . And Dr Chilufya said that government is repositioning the National AIDS Council to improve its efficacy in providing coherent multisectoral coordination as part of the escalated response to the the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Minister said this in

Here is your word for today: Genesis 25:21

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Genesis 25:21 “Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the Lord answered him and his wife conceived.” – You and I can pray for others who are in need of a breakthrough. – Isaac prayed for his

23 year old passenger dies on Zimba-Livingstone road

A passenger involved in a road traffic accident on Zimba-Livingstone road around 05.30 am on Saturday morning  has died. Mulenga Valentine, 23, of Lusaka, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning, police said. Southern Province police Commissioner Bonny Kapeso has told Mwebantu that the accident involved a Toyota Hilux registration number ALE 8107 and a Volvo Truck

28 year old female arrested for money laundering activities involving K400,000

A 28 year old female Lusaka Administration Officer identified as Mwansa Carol Musaba has been given a police bond pending court appearing after being involved in money laundering activities involving K400 thousand. Musaba who is an Administration Officer of 54 Chamba Valley, Lusaka, has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for obtaining money

Here is your word for today: Psalm 84:11

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Psalm 84:11 ‘The Lord God is a sun and a shield; The Lord gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.’ – We do not need to live in a world of darkness and despair. – We can

EMMANUEL MWAMBA: Talent without discipline was a recipe for failure

ZAMBIA’s High Commissioner to South Africa His Excellency Mr. Emmanuel Mwamba has advised Zesco United Football Club players to remain discipline both individually and collectively. Mr. Mwamba has told the players that discipline was cardinal in their career as talent alone was not enough. He was speaking at the Garden Court Hotel in Pretoria South

Here is your word for today: 1 Chronicles 5:20

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: 1 Chronicles 5:20 ‘They cried out to Him (the Lord) during the battle. He answered their prayers, because they trusted in Him.’ – We can cry out to God at all times, but especially during the battles we face. – Perhaps you are facing a

POLICE: Man survives jump from Ndola Teaching Hospital 4th floor

A MAN who reportedly jumped from the fourth floor of the Ndola Teaching Hospital on Thursday afternoon survived the landing. The man, whom police did not identify cheated death after he jumped off from the 4th floor of the female surgical ward at Ndola University Teaching Hospital. Copperbelt province Police Commissioner Charity Katanga has confirmed

Zambia up by 18 places on FIFA rankings

ZAMBIA has made a huge leap on the latest edition of the FIFA Coca Cola World Ranking moving 18 places upwards to occupy 78th position in the world after an impressive run of results. The Chipolopolo boys now stand 16th on the continent of Africa and should have been heavily aided by their back to

WEEK 28 FIXTURES: Bola Yapa Zed just got better!

AS the MTN/FAZ week 28 comes to effect, Bola Yapa Zed will bring to you a fan filled weekend on Saturday, 16 and Sunday. The SuperSport, World of Champions, your partner in sports entertainment comes alive with Lusaka local derby involving troubled City Ya Moto and NAPSA Stars at Nkoloma Stadium. The fixture which kick

CATHOLIC BISHOPS: MoH must investigate all cases of maternal deaths that have gone unreported

CATHOLIC BISHOPS: MoH must investigate all cases of maternal deaths that have gone unreported THE Catholic Media Services (CMS) of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has appealed to the Ministry of Health to investigate all cases of maternal deaths that have gone unreported. Following the death of Zambia Daily Mail Journalist Sithembile Siwawa

Oktoberfest Lusaka to showcase over 20 Kraft and International Beers this weekend

PR Girl Media will kick-start the summer with an Oktoberfest event to be held in Lusaka on 15 & 16 September 2017. It has been a busy year for the PR and Event Management company who recently held the jaw-dropping ‘Lusaka July’.  This weekend, PR Girl Media has committed to showcasing some of the world’s

Here is your word for today: 2 Kings 25:30

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: 2 Kings 25:30 “A regular allowance was given him by the king, a portion for each day, all the days of his life.” – The Lord is your wonderful provider. – He will faithfully provide each day, the portion that you need. – Every day

DEC arrests “Junior Marcopolo” for trafficking in 116 sachets of heroin

THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested and jointly charged four people believed to be major suppliers of heroin in Lusaka’s Chaisa Compound. Commission Spokesperson Theresa Katongo said the four suspects were arrested for trafficking in heroin and has identified them as James Banda aged 23 years, Moses John Mwanza aged 23 years, and his

ZNFU welcomes government decision to review maize price

THE Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has welcomed the stance by Government to consider revisiting the pricing of maize of K60 by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA). ZNFU president Jervis Zimba has told Mwebantu that the intervention comes at the time just when farmers needed it. “We reaffirm as farmers to play our part for

Lusaka in five-day water cut as part of Millennium Challenge Account Zambia upgrade project

MAJOR rehabilitation works at the lolanda Water Treatment Plant in Kafue, a major source of water supplied to the City of Lusaka will see supply cut for five days to some areas within the city, starting on 18th September, 2017. This is according to a joint press statement issued by the Lusaka Water and Sewerage

A Zambia Army Soldier arrested by the DEC for being in possession of K400,000 counterfeit notes

A ZAMBIA Army Soldier has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for being in possession of K400 thousand counterfeit notes. According to a statement from DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katong, Newton Sondashi aged 42 years; a Staff Sergeant of Plot No. 2077/2078 Pamodzi Township in Ndola District was arrested for being in

POLICE: Mkushi man who killed his wife and buried her corpse in shallow grave has committed suicide

A 42 YEAR OLD man of Nambo area in Mkushi district who allegedly murdered his wife and buried the body in a shallow grave has committed suicide by hanging himself to a tree using a rope. The suspect who was on the run was yesterday discovered hanging on a tree at about 1km from his

POLICE: Lusaka man jumps to death

A 62 year old man of unknown residence in Lusaka yesterday died instantly after jumping off from one of the top floors at findeco house. Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo told Mwebantu in a statement that the said man after jumping,  fell on a balcony and died instantly. Katongo said that the deceased was found

POLICE: Man kills wife, buries corpse in shallow grave

POLICE in Mkushi were yesterday expected to exhume the body of a woman who was allegedly killed by her husband and buried in a shallow grave. Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Mwebantu, that a 42 year old man of Nambo area in Mkushi district of central province identified as Mulenga Kalunga allegedly murdered