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Chiengi Man Dies after House Catches Fire

A 21 year old man of Chiengi of Luapula Province has died while another is nursing injuries after they house they were sleeping caught fire. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said the incident happened when sister to the deceased identified as Suzan Chabu, 35, was frying relish which led to cooking oil spilling on the fire…

Chipata Police Arrest 3 in K108, 000 Theft

Police in Chipata have arrested three suspects in connection with the theft of K108 000 at the second class trading area popularly known as Down Shops. Outgoing Eastern Province Commissioner of Police Alex Chilufya named those arrested as Chris Mbewe 38, Edward Phiri 41 and Chris Banda 29. Chilufya said the suspects are alleged to…

Pres. Lungu Confers with Diplomatic Community

President Edgar Lungu has touched base with the diplomatic corps in Zambia assuring of the country’s total cooperation with the donor community. During the annual shake and greet ceremony for diplomats President Lungu disclosed that government will hold a first ever Economic Diplomacy Forum this year in Lusaka. The Head of State said that Zambia…

GOVT BACKS SMALL HOLDER FARMERS

Government says it will continue to support projects that help small holder farmers. Ministry of Agriculture Acting Director of Agriculture Alick Daka says this is because the projects uplift the livelihoods of people in rural communities. Mr. Daka was speaking in Lusaka today during the joint Coordinating Meeting Inception of the Expansion of Community Bases…

OLIVER MTUKUDZI DIES

Zimbabwean music legend OLIVER MTUKUDZI has died. He passed away this afternoon at the Avenues Hospital in Harare. He was 66 years old. Mtukudzi has been battling ill health for quite some time and had to cancel a number of musical bookings around the world as a result. His afro-jazz music crossed continents creating a…

CAF CLEARS SIKAZWE

The Confederation of African Football -CAF- has lifted the provisional suspension of FIFA referee Janny Sikazwe who was accused of corruption in November last year. The Zambian referee has been handed a reprieve by the CAF Disciplinary Committee after the body sat to review his case. According to the CAF-website monitored by ZNBC Sport, the…

ZTA FUNDING APPROVED

Funding for the relocation of the Zambia Tourism Agency Head Office from Lusaka to Livingstone has been approved. Ministry of Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary Howard Sikwela has confirmed the budget approval at a briefing in Livingstone today. Reverend  Sikwela says government is desirous to see Livingstone host the agency management to enhance tourism promotion…
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