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DRC Borders with Zambia Shut in Election Alert

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) goes to polls today , Zambia is on high alert following their announcement that all entry points to the neighbouring country will remain closed until further notice. Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has announced in Kitwe that his office has received correspondence that Mokambo, Sakanya and Kasumbalesa border…

Early Marriages Scourge Gets By-laws in Petauke

The scourge of early marriages in Petauke and Chadiza districts has come under the microscope with Plan International in conjunction with traditional leaders launching by-laws aimed at ending child marriages and teenage pregnancies. Gender Minister Elizabeth Phiri graced the occasion on behalf of President Edgar Lungu in Chadiza and Petauke. Phiri said the chiefdom by-laws…

DRC VOTES

Polls have opened in Africa’s second largest country in an election delayed for more than two years. Close to 40m people are eligible to vote in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where President Joseph Kabila – in power since 2001 – is standing down. But the run-up has been hit by violence and controversy over…

Nathan Chanda, Kang’ombe Take Charge of C/B PF

The Copperbelt Patriotic Front conference opted for a youthful leadership with Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda elected as chairperson while his Kitwe counterpart Christopher Kang’ombe is the new deputy chairperson. Chanda and Kang’ombe defeated their opponents to signal the dawn of a youthful era in the Patriotic Front ranks on the Copperbelt. The incumbent chairperson Stephen…

Sampa Secures Twinning Deal with China City

MEDIA RELEASE LUSAKA CITY, DE ZHUO CITY SIGN MoU TO COMMENCE TWINNING ARRANGEMENTS Saturday, December 29, 2018 Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa and China’s De Zhuo City Director Song Liaomei have have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to commence twinning arrangements for the two cities. The signing ceremony, which was witnessed by members of the Finance…

FODEP ADDS VOICE TO DIALOGUE

The Foundation for Democratic Process -FODEP- is happy that the long-awaited National Dialogue for political parties is taking shape. FODEP Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe says democracy is centered on dialogue and Zambia is an inspiration of peace to other countries. Mr. Chimfwembe says it is important for political parties to remain committed and put aside…

ZAF COMMENDS GOVT

Zambia Air Force -ZAF- Acting Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff Brigadier General Oscar Nyoni has commended government for its continued commitment towards the acquisition of new assets for the Airforce. Brigadier General Nyoni says the acquisition of new assets that include aircraft, air defense equipment and the construction of support infrastructure has enabled ZAF…
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