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ZNBC STILL IN THE LEAD-MWANZA

Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation -ZNBC- Director General Richard Mwanza says the national broadcaster is a leader in the broadcasting industry in the country. Mr Mwanza says ZNBC is unmatched in technical services especially having acquired new state of art digital broadcasting infrastructure. He also says ZNBC has skilled technical and production man power that has…

ZAMBIA PLEDGES TO ASSIST MALAWI, ZIM

President Edgar Lungu says Zambia has a responsibility to assist neighbouring countries that have been affected by cyclone Idai. President Lungu said plans are being assessed on how best to assist Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Speaking when he arrived at Chipata Airport today on a three-day working visit, President Lungu urged Zambians to be prudent…

SQUABBLES ENGULF TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Small-scale Tobacco Farmers Association of Zambia is concerned with wrangles obtaining in the industry. Association interim chairperson Rodgers Phiri says there is need for stakeholders to reach a consensus on several issues affecting the industry. Mr Phiri says small scale farmers feel side-lined now as they are not consulted when major decisions are made.…

GOVT PLEDGES SUPPORT TO SMALL-SCALE MINERS

Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development Permanent Secretary Paul Chanda says government will empower communities with capital to buy equipment for mining operations. Mr Chanda said this when he inspected some small-scale mines in Vubwi district of Eastern Province. He said government wants to see local people take ownership of minerals in their areas. And…

MAN STABS EX-WIFE

A 20-year-old woman of Isoka District in Muchinga Province is admitted at Chinsali District Hospital after her former husband stabbed her in the stomach leaving her intestines in the open. Namukonda Kanyembo of Kawenga Village was stabbed with a knife last night around 20:00 hours by Sunday Siwale of Katonga Village. Muchinga Province Police Commissioner…

ESTHER LUNGU FOUNDATION TRUST OPEN TO PARTNERSHIPS

First Lady Esther Lungu says the Esther Lungu Foundation Trust remains open to partner with the corporate world in uplifting the lives of Zambians. Mrs. Lungu says several people are benefiting from the goodwill gesture the trust is receiving from various stakeholders. She said this when she received a donation of assorted food stuffs and…

MWAKALOMBE CALLS FOR CALM AMID MINE MISHAPS

Copperbelt Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has appealed for calm as the Mine Safety department carries out investigations into the accident that happened yesterday at the South Ore Body shaft in Kitwe. Speaking in an interview with ZNBC News, Mr. Mwakalombe said it is regrettable that miners died in the accident. He observes that though accidents…