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CASSAVA BROWN STEAK VIRUS STRIKES

The Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed the outbreak of Cassava Brown steak virus in Luapula, Northern and North-Western provinces. Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo says official surveys carried out in Chiengi, Kaputa, Kabompo, Zambezi, Solwezi and Chavuma have established the existence of the disease in the districts. Mr. Katambo says the disease is a threat…

SAFMYA,CHEMBE GET MINI HOSPITALS

Works to construct two mini-hospitals in Samfya and Chembe districts in Luapula province have started. And Minister of Health, Chitalu Chilufya who has commissioned the works, says the hospitals are meant to take healthcare services close to the people as possible. The health facilities will have In and Out Patient Departments, surgical services, maternity Annex,…

5 MPs DONATE TO MANSA HOSPITAL

Five Members of Parliament from Luapula province have donated clothes and food stuff to the childrenís wards at Mansa General Hospital. The donation worth about five thousand Kwacha is from a local mining firm, MMRP mining. The five MPs are Mansa centralís Chitalu Chilufya, Kawambwa Nickson Chilangwa, Anthony Kasandwe of Bangweulu, Anthony Malama of Nchelenge…

LUNGU WAS REMARKABLE-UNIP OFFICIAL

United National Independence Party (UNIP) Southern Province Chairperson, Robert Mukengami, has described President Edgar Lunguís address to Parliament last Friday, as remarkable. Retired Captain Mukengami says President Lungu needs to be commended for his well-crafted speech whose contents he says should be implemented. He has urged parliamentarians and the Patriotic Front leadership to ensure President…

LUO WARNS LECTURERS AGAINST STRIKES

Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo has warned that government will not take lightly illegal strikes by Lecturers and their unions. Professor Luo says issues in institutions of higher learning ought to be tabled amicably rather than encouraging strikes. The Minister of Higher education has since challenged Lecturers to be good role models to the…

KABWE CALLS FOR INVESTMENT

Central Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kabwe says the province has a lot of investment opportunities. Mr. Kabwe says both local and foreign investors should feel free to visit Central Province and exploit opportunities. He was speaking when he toured the newly established Zhongkai International Limited Company in Katuba area of Chibombo district that will be…

TYPHOON :PHILIPPINES COUNTING THE COST

Commuters brave the rain and strong winds brought about by Typhoon Mangkhut which barreled into northeastern Philippines before dawn Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. The typhoon slammed into the Philippines' northeastern coast early Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power, and plowed through the…