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UNDER 20 DISAPPOINTS FAZ

Football Association of Zambia -FAZ- President Andrew Kamanga has described the junior Chipolopolo boys COSAFA Under 20 semi-final loss to Zimbabwe as disappointing. Kamanga says a lot was expected from the junior team in this year’s tournament after graduating from the under 17 team last year. The FAZ President however says despite missing out on…

LUSAKA MAYOR OFFSIDE

Government has declared null and void the decision by Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa to appoint a Councillor to act in his position. Local Government Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga says the decision is illegal and against the local government Act. Mr. Malupenga notes that even if the Deputy Mayor Chilando Chitangala was out or incapable of…

GOVT RELEASES K10M FOR KALABO TRADES

Government has released an additional 10 million Kwacha for the completion of Kalabo Trades Training Institute in Western Province. Director in charge of vocational education and training Muzano Simumba disclosed this in Kalabo today after inspecting the institute. Mr. Simumba further disclosed that five million Kwacha will be spent through the Skills Development Fund (SDF)…

CHAMA DENOUNCES VIOLENCE

Defence Minister Davies Chama has denounced political violence and called on all political parties to tame their supporters. Mr. Chama says political violence will not develop the country and has called on all Zambians to condemn perpetrators. And the minister of defence has denied allegations that he shot Mushaukwa Mushaukwa during the 2015 Mulobezi parliamentary…

ECL MOURNS NSENDULUKA

President Edgar Lungu has sent a message of condolences to the family of religious affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili following the demise of her young brother in Luwingu district yesterday. President Lungu says he has learnt with deep sorrow the untimely death of Felix Nsenduluka after an illness. Speaking on behalf of the President Lungu at…

BOARD CONTROLS TIGHTENED

Authorities on the Copperbelt have tightened border controls to prevent the smuggling of mealie-meal into the Democratic Republic of Congo -DRC. Copperbelt Province Minister, Japhen Mwakalombe announced the creation of a team of security enforcement agencies to enhance security, along border areas with the DRC. Mr. Mwakalombe has held a meeting with retailers, law enforcement…

ZAMBIA BEING CONNECTED-GOVT

Energy Minister Matthew Nkhuwa says government is currently connecting all border towns to the national electricity grid. Mr. Nkhuwa says this is because there are plans to sell electricity from border towns to neighbouring countries. He was responding to a question from Mafinga Member of Parliament Jacob Siwale during the questions for oral answer session…