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8 hours ago

GOVT THREATENS KCM

Mines and Minerals Development Minister Richard Musukwa has threatened that Konkola Copper Mines-KCM has been given enough warnings regarding its operations and should NOT force Government to ACT decisively. And UPND Chililabombwe losing aspiring candidate in the
8 hours ago

ZESCO UNITED ON CLOUD NINE

The FAZ/MTN Super league continues to get exciting as champions ZESCO United Football Club has opened an eight-point lead with four games to go. This follows Nkana’s one all draw against Red Arrows at Nkoloma stadium. The
8 hours ago

CABINET CONFIRMS NATIONAL MOURNING

President Edgar Lungu has declared this Tuesday as day of national mourning in honor of the Eleven Zambians that died in a bus accident that occurred in Mokopane near Limpopo in South Africa. Acting Secretary to the
9 hours ago

ECL ARRIVES IN NEW YORK

Zambia's President Edgar Lungu attends a signing ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo President Edgar Lungu has arrived in New York, United States to attend the United Nations General
9 hours ago

NUPEZ APPEALS TO DONORS

The National Union of Public Educators of Zambia -NUPEZ- has appealed to the donor to rescind its decision to withhold funds for social cash transfer and to the Education Sector. NUPEZ General Secretary Nelson Mwale says the
9 hours ago

CYBER BULLYING IRKS LUO

Munali Member of Parliament, Nkandu Luo says she intends to Take a private members BILL to parliament on Cyber bullying. Professor Luo who is also Zambia Women Parliamentary Caucus Chairperson says there is need to have a
11 hours ago

MWANAKATWE CONCERNED

Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe is concerned with the misuse of social media by posting negative statements, which are not helping the economy. Mrs. Mwanakatwe says Zambians must instead use social media for business, school and preaching
11 hours ago

FARMERS SHIFTED TO DIS

Over 5-thousand 8-Hundred farmers have successfully been shifted to Direct Input Supply from the E-Voucher system in Shiwangandu District. Shiwangandu District has been removed from the E- voucher due to the challenges faced last year and will
11 hours ago

REMAINS OF ACCIDENT VICTIMS IN

The remains of the 11 people who died in a road accident in South Africa a week ago have arrived back in the country. The Zambia Air Force plane carrying the caskets landed at the SIMON Mwansa
15 hours ago

SHEPOLOPOLO HEADS HOME

The Zambia Women National Football Team is expected to arrive back home from South Africa tonight. FAZ says that the team that came out fourth at the just ended 2018 COSAFA Senior women championship won by the
15 hours ago

CHIRUNDU RECEIVES INPUTS

The Ministry of Agriculture in Chirundu District has commended government and NYIMBA investments for the timely distribution of farming inputs to the district. Chirundu District Agricultural Coordinator Emmanuel Silwimba says it is the first time in many
16 hours ago

KABWE MP APPEALS TO DONORS

Kabwe Central Member of Parliament Tutwa Ngulube has urged well-meaning Zambians to persuade donors who have withheld funding to Zambia to rescind their decision. Mr. Ngulube says this is because ordinary people will suffer and not the
16 hours ago

ZESCO WOES INVESTORS

Zesco Limited has urged the business community to consider investing in Northwestern Province now that it is connected to the national grid. Company National Spokesperson Henry Kapata says the power utility company has enough power to supply
16 hours ago

ZNS BOSS SOUNDS WARNING

Zambia National Service Commandant Lieutenant General Nathan Mulenga has called on Zambians to be patriotic. General Mulenga says it is unfortunate that some people CAN consider it normal, leaking confidential matters of the State. He says Zambians
17 hours ago

DAZZI LODGE-‘GUTTED’

Fire has swept through part of DAZZI lodge in Kitwe’s CHA-CHA-CHA township and destroyed property worth thousands of Kwacha. The inferno which started around 19:30 hrs last night gutted the grass thatched bar. The cause of the
17 hours ago

HOSPITAL WORKS ON COURSE

The Contractor building the three point nine million Kwacha Mafinga district hospital in Muchinga province, has promised to complete the works in the next three months. Hua Chang Infrastructure Engineering Limited Cite Manager, LEE KIEN says works
17 hours ago

WATER RESTORED IN LIVINGSTONE

Southern Minister Province Minister Edify Hamukale says water has now been restored in Livingstone after a two week disruption. This follows the breakdown of a pump at the Southern Water and Sewerage Company – SWASCO – intake
18 hours ago

KAFUE-MAZABUKA ROAD FUNDED

The National Fund Agency-NRFA- has released over 20 Million Kwacha for the emergency repair work for the Kafue-Mazabuka Road in Southern Province. NRFA Public Relations Manager Alphonsius Hamachila says the 20 Million kwacha which has been generated
18 hours ago

ACCIDENT VICTIM BODIES EXPECTED

Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba has disclosed that an official report regarding the cause of the accident, that killed eleven Zambians in South Africa will be issued next week. The remains of the Eleven
18 hours ago

SHEPOLOPOLO EXPECTED HOME

The Zambia Women National Football Team is expected to arrive back home from South Africa tonight. FAZ says that the team that came out fourth at the just ended 2018 COSAFA Senior women championship won by the
1 day ago

GOVT TO PAY COUNCIL WORKERS

The Zambia United Local Authorities Workers Union -ZULAWU- and the Fire Services Union of Zambia -FIRESUZ- have called on their members to resume normal operations as government deals with the delayed salaries for local authorities. This follows
1 day ago

ECL LEAVES FOR NEW YORK

President Edgar Lungu has left for New York to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. The President left at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, around 2030 hours. President Lungu was seen off by Vice President now Acting
1 day ago

ECL CONSIDERS CHURCHE FOR PEIF

President Edgar Lungu says government is considering engaging the Church to administer the Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund. President Lungu believes the fund would better be managed by the Church. He says the church has tirelessly been working
2 days ago

ECL CONSIDERS CHURCHES TO ADMINISTER PEIF

President Edgar Lungu says government is considering engaging the Church to administer the Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund. President Lungu believes the fund would better be managed by the Church. He says the church has tirelessly been working
2 days ago

ZAMBIA SHARES BEST PRACTICES

Zambia has been chosen by the African Union -AU- to share best practices on ending early child marriages at the forth-coming United Nations -UN- General Assembly in New York. President Edgar Lungu, who will lead the Zambian
2 days ago

23 CONGOLESE INTERCEPTED

The Immigration Department in Mazabuka has intercepted 23 Congolese Nationals in a suspected human trafficking case. The group was intercepted at a roadblock, aboard an open truck belonging to a company called ‘Hermans Farm’. Immigration Department Public
2 days ago

CEEC NODS INDUSTRIAL YARD

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission -CEEC- says construction of a multi-million-kwacha industrial yard in Mongu, Western province, will help reduce poverty levels in the region. CEEC Provincial Coordinator, Maureen Makwembo says the intention of the industrial yards
2 days ago

CHINESE SHOOTS WORKER

A Chinese national has been detained in Kitwe on the Copperbelt, for allegedly shooting one of his workers accidentally, an incident, which sparked a riot in Chimwemwe township. The detained Chinese national has been identified as Gao
2 days ago

SPORTS VITAL FOR YOUTHS-MABUMBA

General Education Minister David Mabumba says sport can promote physical health and well-being among young people. And, Mabumba has called for adequate investment in the youths who constitute the larger part of the country’s population. MABUMBA said
2 days ago

TRAVELERS ASSURED

The Ministry of Health has assured travelers entering Zambia that the ports of entry are operating normally. This is contrary to reports that people are being screened and forced to take drugs to prevent cholera. Ministry of