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CHIPAMPATA HANDOVER LIVESTOCK CENTER

Tzaneen, Limpopo Boerbok-en-Twanakruising lewer maklik rooi op wat soos Kalahari Reds lyk. Mwense District Commissioner, Geoffrey Chipampata says handed over  a livestock service centre to Nkomba livestock farming group, constructed at a cost of 350 thousand Kwacha.
22 mins ago

Corona beer owner to pour $4bn into weed

Corona beer owner Constellation Brands is set to pour some $4bn (£3.15bn) into Canada’s top cannabis producer, Canopy Growth, in a deal marking the largest investment in the industry to date. Last year, Constellation injected $200m into
3 hours ago

SICK CHIFIRE SKIPS COURT

A Youth activist, Gregory Chifire has failed to appear in the Supreme court in a case where he is charged with contempt of court. This is because Mr. Chifire has developed severe malaria and high blood pressure.
3 hours ago

ZCCM-IH SUPPORTS DEMOLITIONS

ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc says it supports the decision by Kitwe City Council and state police to demolish the illegal structures on Nkana Polo Club Land in Kitwe. ZCCM -IH- Public Relations Manager Loisa Kakoma said this
3 hours ago

CONTRACTORS TOLD TO BE SERIOUS

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Ronald Chitotela has warned local contractors to be serious with contracts, if they are to earn the trust of Zambians. Mr Chitotela is concerned that the Chingola-Solwezi road, for instance, has taken
4 hours ago

ESTHER LUNGU FOUNDATION DONATES TO REFUGEES

The Esther Lungu Foundation Trust has donated more than 700 dignity kits to women and girls at Mantapala Refugee Settlement as part of its continued effort in supporting the lives of the vulnerable in society. Nchelenge Town
4 hours ago

ELEPHANT KILLS LODGE WORKER

An elephant has killed a worker at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa in the tourist capital. Mutema Muzya 38, was attacked and killed by the elephant around 06 hours, while he was cycling to the lodge,
4 hours ago

ZAMBIA,TURKEY SEEKS STRONGER TIES

Vice President Inonge Wina says Zambia looks forward to enhanced bilateral relations with Turkey in various areas of development. Speaking shortly after arrival in Ankara, Turkey, Mrs. Wina also thanked the Turkish Government for the invitation extended
5 hours ago

SADC ACCREDITS CIDRZ

The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia -CIDRZ- Central Laboratory has been accredited by the Southern African Development Community Cooperation in Accreditation. Minister of |Health Chitalu Chilufya says the accreditation will improve the quality of laboratory
5 hours ago

LUO CHALLENGES CIVIL SERVANTS

Minister of Higher Education, Nkandu Luo has called on public service workers to be proactive. Professor Luo said this when she inspected the unfinished structures of Kalabo skills trade centre in Western Province. The Minister has promised
5 hours ago

ZAMBIA PRAISES INDIA

Government has commended India for helping Zambia improve the welfare of Zambians through the provision of health care. Minister of Religious Affairs Gofridah Sumaili cited the construction of the 650 Health posts across the country. Reverend Sumaili
6 hours ago

JUDGE RECEIVES COMPLAINT AGAINST HH

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema dancing after filing his nomination papers at the Supreme Court in Lusaka on august 8,2011 -Picture by Thomas Nsama Acting Chief Justice Mervin Mwanamwambwa has acknowledged receipt of the complaint against UPND Leader
6 hours ago

IDC to revamp Pineapple plant

The Industrial Development Corporation -IDC- is this year expected to invest Four Million US Dollars in a pineapple processing plant in Mwinilunga district – North – Western Province. IDC Group Chief Executive Officer, Mateyo Kaluba says this
6 hours ago

MIBS delivers TVs to Southern Province

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting services has delivered 50 television sets  to southern province for  installation under the government funded village television installation exercise. The 50 sets which are to be installed in 50 sites dotted
8 hours ago

Face transplant: A ‘2nd likelihood’ for younger suicide survivor

Katie Stubblefield was only 18 when she was severely injured by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her life was saved in hospital, but the young woman had life-changing injuries and had lost most of her face. Now 22,
8 hours ago

ATLETICO MADRID WIN SUPER CUP

Real Madrid began life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with defeat in the first ever Uefa Super Cup derby as Atletico Madrid scored twice in extra time. Two excellent late goals from Koke and Saul sealed
15 hours ago

FRA BUYS 1,000MT OF MAIZE

Food Reserve Agency -FRA – has bought one thousand metric tonnes of maize, since the opening of the 2017-2018 Crop Marketing Season. And Minister of Agriculture, Michael Katambo has disclosed to ZNBC News that the FRA has
16 hours ago

DRAFT LEGAL AID POLICY READY

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda says the ministry has completed the draft national legal aid policy and is awaiting approval from Cabinet. Mr Lubinda says the legal aid policy will help in implementing a framework to guide
16 hours ago

BANKS TOLD TO CUT LENDING RATES

State House says President Edgar Lungu wants banks to reduce lending rates and farmers to receive their farming inputs on time. Presidential Spokesperson, Amos Chanda added that the President does not want any disruption in the fundamentals
16 hours ago

IMPERSONATORS WARNED

Government has warned that it will start prosecuting people impersonating as chiefs and causing unnecessary succession wrangles in some chiefdoms. Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Permanent Secretary, Michael Pwete made the warning in Kawambwa when he
2 days ago

Kanakantapa-Kasenga Avenue Works To Start

Government says it will start the construction of the 200 million-Kwacha Kanakantapa to Kasenga road in Chongwe district. Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela says Government wants to connect the Kanakantapa and Kasenga settlement schemes,
2 days ago

LIVINGSTONE ‘ELEPHANT’ BURNT

An Elephant Artifact erected at the Livingstone Civic Centre a few years ago as an awareness piece against littering has been burnt by unknown people. And a Livingstone environmentalist and artist Benjamin Mibenge has expressed sadness at
2 days ago

three.1M PEOPLE TEST FOR HIV

Vice President Inonge Wina has disclosed that 3.1 million people have tested for HIV since January 2018. Mrs. Wina says the country has recorded an increase in the number of people testing for HIV. She says during
2 days ago

MPANSHYA HOSPITAL OUT OF POWER

Mpanshya Mission Hospital in Rufunsa District is operating without electricity after a generator broke down two weeks ago. This has forced management at the Hospital to refer serious cases to Levy Mwanawasa University Hospital and Chongwe District
2 days ago

KITWE PUPILS PROTEST

Dozens of pupils at Jireh Academy in Kitwe’s Kwacha East area  staged a peaceful protest over the subdivision of their school’s playground to new developers. The pupils, who carried placards calling on authorities to intervene, complained that
2 days ago

ZAMBIA GETS $14.6M CLIMATE FUND

Government has received 14.6 million United States Dollars from the Climate Investment Fund. This is additional financing for the Zambia Strengthening Climate Resilience – Pilot Program for Climate Resilience phase two projects. Ministry of National Development Planning
2 days ago

NETBALL: ZAMBIA BEAT BOTSWANA

Zambia has started her race for the African Netball title on a good note after beating Botswana 50-43. This was in a tightly contested opener played at the Olympic Youth Development Center in Lusaka. Both sides took
2 days ago

FORMER AIDE TAPED TRUMP PHONE CALL

A former adviser to Donald Trump has released what she says is a tape of a phone call from the US president after her dismissal last year. In the tape played on US TV channel NBC, a
3 days ago

CABINET TO SLAP TARIFF ON INTERNET CALLS

Cabinet has approved the issuance of a Statutory Instrument (SI) that will facilitate the introduction of a 30 Ngwee a day tarrif to be charged through mobile phone operators and internet providers on internet phone calls. Chief
3 days ago

LGAZ DISCREDITS SOCIAL MEDIA STATEMENT

The Local Government Association of Zambia has distanced itself from a statement on social media discussing conditions of service for councillors. Executive Secretary Maurice Mbolela says contrary to the impression created by the statement,the association enjoys good