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Here is your word for today: Isaiah 51:10

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Isaiah 51:10 ‘Are you not the same today, the One who dried up the sea, making a path of escape through the depths so that Your people could cross over?’ – We must never forge...

AmCham Zambia Successfully Hosts it’s 5th Thanksgiving Dinner

THE American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia on November 17th 2017 hosted it’s fifth annual Thanksgiving dinner in keeping with the American Thanksgiving tradition. The signature event was graced by members of the Chamber, with the U.S. Embassy Dep...

Man dies after being struck by lightning in bed as he slept

A LIGHTNING strike has killed a man as he slept in bed, police say. North Western province police Commissioner Auxensio Daka has told Mwebantu in a statement and identified the man as Chamanya Ngambi aged 23 years of Nchanga North in Chingola. Mr. Daka...

Prominent Lusaka businessman arrested by DEC for trafficking in cannabis weighing a total of 35.7 Kgs

A PROMINENT businessman of Lusaka’ Roma township identified as Joshua Mwenya Mumpansha has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for trafficking in 17 blocks of compressed cannabis weighing a total of 35.7 Kilogrammes. 42 year ol...

Hakainde Hichilema should look into the mirror and learn from Zimbabwe, Sunday Chanda says

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda says UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema should be the one to take lessons from Robert Mugabe’s resignation. Reacting to Hichilema’s call for President Edgar Lungu to take a lesson from Mugabe, Chanda said Hichile...

Here is your word for today: John 14:27

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: John 14:27 ‘Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled; do not be afraid.’ – The Lord wants us...

POLICE: Chinese national killed in armed robbery

A CHINESE National identified by police as Pangfei Zhu has been murdered in an armed robbery after eight armed men accessed the company he was working with and shot him. Zambia Police Service Spokesperson Mrs Esther Mwaata Katongo told Mwebantu in a st...

Samba Yonga bags prestigious “Power of 40” award in South Africa

SAMBA Yonga, one of Zambia’s media entrepreneur has been honoured for her impressive for her work in researching and exploring obscured narratives of women who have made an impact in Africa Yonga was last night received the prestigious award at event h...

Exciting times for Zambian Breweries as Africa leads the way in the beer industry

CRACKING open the African burgeoning beer market is a key aim for brewer AB InBev one year after its takeover of SABMiller. Zambian Breweries is part of AB InBev, the largest brewer in the world, and forms an important part of the global giant’s plans....

Donated computers to change pupils’ lives, says Hon. Margaret Mwanakatwe

THORN Park Primary in Lusaka, on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 received 10 desktop computers. The computers, donated by Shandong Dejian Group of companies, were handed over by the Minister Commerce Trade and Industry Honorable Margaret Mwanakatwe in her...

PARAMOUNT CHIEF CHITIMUKULU: Traditional leaders and the private sector in Zambia should partner for development

PARAMOUNT Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba people of Northern Province has called for partnership between Traditional leaders and the private sector in Zambia. Chitimukulu Kanyanta Manga II says private sector partnership with traditional Authorities wou...

Media Personality Mutale Mwanza lands her own Television Talk Show

MUTALE Mwanza is a young vibrant, talented TV & Radio Personality, Producer, Entrepreneur & Voice Artist. She is the former Presenter and Producer of the first three seasons of Kumwesu which is a lifestyle and entertainment TV show aired on DST...

Here is your word for today: John 14:1

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: John 14:1 ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in Me.’ – Living with troubled hearts can be a debilitating thing. – It robs us of the jo...

President Lungu appoints Kampamba Mulenga and Dr Chitalu Chilufya as members of the PF MCC

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Mwila says President Edgar Lungu has appointed Information and Broadcasting Minister Kampamba Mulenga and Health Minister  as members of the Central Committee (MCC). Mwila who announced the development thro...

ECZ will not nullify the 2017 Grade 9 examinations due to suspected cases of exam irregularities

THE Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ) says it is not true that the council has nullified the 2017 Grade 9 examinations due to suspected cases of exam irregularities. According to a statement issued by the ECZ Corporate Affairs Office, the council sai...

HERRYMAN MOONO: Social Health Insurance policy to help bring quality healthcare in Zambia

A RENOWNED Zambian Economist Herryman Moono has praised government for introducing social insurance policy. Mr Moono says the initiative by Ministry of Health would not only improve access to health care but would help reduce the cost of access to qual...

Nullifying leaked nurses’ exams correct, Ministry of Health says

  THE Ministry of Health says it will not tolerate any degree of examination leakage in the health sector as that hinges on matters of life and death. Welcoming the move by General Nursing Council (GNC) which nullified the examinations for Registe...

Here is your word for today: Philippians 4:6

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Philippians 4:6 ‘Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your specific...

POLICE: 11 year old child dies in quarry accident at Kazungula

A CHILD has died in an accident on a quarry in Katombola area of Kazungula District, belonging to a retired Colonel Adam Jansen Mwandila operating in partnership with Mr Shi-Hai-Feng, a Chinese national. Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Ka...

…And the Idols SA Season 13 Winner Is Paxton!

LAST NIGHT’s Idols SA, Season 13 Finale was nothing short of a magical extravaganza! From the dramatic set, resplendent in strobe and laser lights, to the black lacquered stage that made the Top Two look like they were gliding on water, Carnival City’s...

CONFUSION: Nurses’ exams cancelled due to leakage

THE General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNC) has nullified its November/December 2017 paper I, II, III, IV, and IV qualifying theory examinations for registered nurses and pre-service registered nurse, midwives. This is an exercise which started on Mond...

KINGSLEY CHANDA: ZRA pays out K6, 440.5 million in VAT refunds to the mining sector.

ZRA Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda says the Authority has to- date paid out a total of K6, 440.5 million in VAT refunds to the mining sector. Chanda in a statement said out of the amount paid so far,  51.2% has been paid out to major mining compa...

Here is your word for today: 1 Corinthians 16:13

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: 1 Corinthians 16:13 ‘Be on the alert. Stand firm in the faith. Be men (women) of courage. Be strong.’ – We must stay alert, be on our guard and keep watching. – The enem...

Here is your word for today: Exodus 15:13

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: Exodus 15:13 ‘With Your unfailing love You lead the people You have redeemed. In Your might, You guide them to Your sacred home.’ – There are two things we can be sure of: His...

Former Ministers must pay back the salaries and other allowances they got during their illegal stay in office says ConCourt

THE Constitutional Court has again ruled that ministers must pay back all the salaries and other emoluments which they accrued by staying in office after the dissolution of Parliament towards the 2016 general elections. This follows the petition which ...

Part of Fairmount Hotel in Livingstone gutted

THERE was panic at Fairmount Hotel in Livingstone last night after part of the hotel caught fire. The fire which started around 18:30 hours is believed to have started from an air conditioning system. And police Public Relations Officer Esther Katongo ...

Here is your word for today:1 Samuel 18:14

Good Morning Mwebantu, Here is your word for today: Verse: 1 Samuel 18:14 ‘David was prospering in all his ways for the Lord was with him.’ – When the Lord is with us, we are set up for success. – We cannot do it on our own, we ...

The #BarefeetSantaFund Challenge is on!

GIVE a street child the gift of a merry Christmas. Not all children wake up to a gift or treat on Christmas Day, so we’re asking you to open your hearts and help to make just ONE child’s day brighter with a small or large donation. Bareeet have 1,000 s...

Police officer takes nude photos of two female suspects’ in custody

POLICE in North Western province are investigating a case in which an officer from Kasempa police station is allegedly to have taken naked pictures of two female suspects in custody. North Western province police Commissioner Auxensio Daka has told Mwe...

POLICE: 71 year old man survives with serious injuries after he was attacked by unknown persons

A 71 year old man of  Maluba Village in Chief Nkula of Chinsali District in Muchinga Province has survived with serious injuries after he was attacked by unknown persons on Wednesday at about 09:00 hours. Police Public Relations Officer Esther Katongo ...