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JAPAN SPENDS $1.7M BUILDING HEALTH FACILITIES IN CB.

The Japanese government has spent 1.7 million dollars in the last three years constructing health infrastructure on the Copperbelt. Some of the facilities consturcted include a mother’s shelter, a maternity ward, youth center and staff houses in Masaiti District. The facilities where constructed at Njelemani Clinic in Chiwala area of Masaiti District. Health Minister Chitalu…

“PROBE MUKANDA DISEASE OUTBREAK”

A Livingstone based traditionalist, George Lifuti, has called for a thorough investigation to establish why over 50 children fell sick at a Mukanda circumcision camp in the Tourist Capital. Mr. Lifuti has described as disgraceful, the outbreak of a disease which led the Ministry of Health to quarantine over 50 boys, who were attending Mukanda.…

REVEREND TELLS OFF ‘RIOTOUS’ POLITICIANS

Heart of Mercy Founder Reverend, Chongo Phiri has urged politicians  to desist from inciting people to riot over unfounded truths. Reverend Phiri says it is disheartening that property was damaged in Kitwe by residents following allegations that Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation -ZAFFICO- was sold to a Chinese private buyer. . She says politicians…

200 TRUCKS MAROONED AT MWAMI BORDER

Trucks lined up at the "Whisky" Truck Stop on the Kasumbalesa, DRC/Zambia border. Over 200 trucks have been marooned at Mwami border following a strike by clearing agents who are demanding the removal of Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Station Manager Vincent Ngulube. And Government has lost 1.5 million Kwacha in revenue following the strike which…

CIVIL SERVICE PAY SLIPS GO ELECTRONIC

Government says the cost of processing salaries in the civil service has reduced to zero from 72 million Kwacha following the introduction of electronic pay slips. Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet E-government division, Martin Mtonga disclosed this in Mongu when he held a meeting with District Commissioners and Heads of Government Departments. Dr. Mtonga said…

“GET INTO FISH FARMING”

Shiwang’andu Member of Parliament, Stephen Kampyongo has called on Zambians to take advantage of the favorable climatic conditions to grow fish for export. Mr. Kampyongo who is also Home Affairs Minister, says Zambians should consider venturing into fish farming because it is a good money-making venture. He says farmers should move away from traditional crops…

“MWOMBOSHI DAM TO HELP FARMERS”

Central Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kabwe says the 115 million dollar World Bank funded Mwomboshi Dam in Chisamba will help the people in the region to grow the economy. Central Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kabwe Speaking during an impromptu visit to the facility in Chisamba, Mr. Kabwe said the Mwomboshi Dam has a lot of…