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VOTING IN DRC UNDERWAY

People in the Democratic Republic of Congo are voting for a new president in an election delayed for more than two years. Close to 40 million people are eligible to vote for a successor to President Joseph Kabila – in power since 2001. But the run-up has been hit by violence and controversy over the…

CHURCH, GOVT TOLD TO COLLABORATE

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Cathrine Namugala has called for a special collaboration between the church and Government. Ms. Namugala says the church is a reservoir of wisdom that Government and other Civic leaders can tap into. She says the church has for a long time provided counseling to both public and political leaders…

DC HAPPY WITH DEVELOPMENT

Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu is happy with the strides government has made this year to deliver development to the City. Mr. Mpundu says the opening of the 1-point 2-billion Kwacha ECL Mall and  rehabilitation works being done under the Two  hundred million dollars Nkana Water and Sanitation project is a clear manifestation of Government’s…

SECURITY TIGHTENED AT BOARDER POSTS

Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo says security has been heightened at all the three borders Zambia shares with the Democratic Republic of Congo on the Copperbelt ahead of today’s polls in that Country. Mr. Kampyongo told ZNBC News in Kitwe last evening that this is meant to secure all the boarders with the DRC.…

CHIEF LUMPUMA APPEALS TO GOVT

Chief Lumpuma of Lufwanyama on the Copperbelt province is concerned with low literacy levels in his chiefdom and has since appealed to government to speed up the construction of a Boarding secondary school and primary education facility in the area. The chief says the vast chiefdom has no modern secondary school while works on Lumpuma…

GBV FAST TRACK COURTS COMING

Minister of Gender Elizabeth Phiri says her ministry is working to ensure that fast track courts for Gender Based Violence -GBV- are introduced in all districts across the country by next year. Ms. Phiri says this will ensure that all culprits of GBV are dealt with by the law. She has expressed optimism that GBV…

FANS IMPLORE FAZ, COUNCILORS

Stakeholders in the running of football in Zambia have proposed to Football Association of Zambia -FAZ and councilors to consider regulating the number of foreign players to be featured per game by football clubs in the country. Zambia Sports Fans Association strong man Peter Makembo says this should be done quickly in order to stop…
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