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GOVT SUPPORTING BUPE, MAPALO

Government has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the former conjoined twins Bupe and Mapalo, of Kawambwa Town in Luapula province. ZANIS reports that Luapula Province Minister Nixon Chilangwa says government through his office is still committed to supporting and ensuring that the welfare of the twins is met. Mr. Chilangwa said this when he visited…

CHIEF SINANZONGWE DIES

Chief Sinanzongwe of the Tonga people of Sinazongwe district has died. The traditional ruler died last night at the University Teaching Hospital -UTH- in Lusaka after an illness. ZANIS reports that Southern Province Minister Edify Hamukale confirmed the development in a statement issued today. Dr. Hamukale said the death of Chief Sinazongwe is a blow…

ENTER NATIONAL PARKS ACCOMPANIED

Ministry of Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary, Howard Sikwela, has appealed to the public to desist from entering national parks unaccompanied by wildlife officers. Reverend Sikwela says it is not only an offence to enter a national park without authority but that it is also dangerous. He says national parks are home to some animals…

SPRINTER WILL NOT QUIT

Sprinter Rachael Kundananji says she will not quit football in view of her new-found career in athletics. Kundananji who is a striker for the Shepolopolo and a specialist in the 1500 and 800-meters race says football has made her who she is today hence, she cannot quit playing. She says she gets her endurance from…

MIHAVO ADVISES PRISONERS ON BEHAVIOUR

Central Joint Operations Committee Chairperson Lieutenant General Paul Mihova has encouraged prisoners to maintain good behavior as their days behind bars are limited. General Mihova, who is also Zambia Army Commander says President Edgar Lungu has a heart for Prisoners which is why he pardoned 593 inmates during this festive season. He says CJOC is…

ZNBC KASAMA STUDIO 40 PERCENT DONE

Construction of the Northern Province ZNBC Studios being constructed by Star Times in Kasama district as part of the digital migration is progressing well with 40 percent work done so far. And Northern Province Police housing units are ready to be handed over to government by Avic International. Kasama Central member of Parliament Kelvin Sampa…

UTH TO OPERATE OF ‘NEEDLES BOY’

The University Teaching Hospital says it will next month operate on a three-year-old-boy who was evacuated from Chipata in Eastern Province with 44 needles and wires embedded in his body. UTH Head of Clinical Care at the Children’s Hospital Dr. Musaku Mwenechanya said the boy still has 18 needles in his body which need to…