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Kafubu water mission disappointing

Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo is disappointed with the pace at which works under the Kafubu Water project are moving. Mr. Lusambo who is also Lusaka province minister says the Kafubu Water and sewerage company has failed to work according to expectations of government. He says the Kafubu Water project is a gift from…

Kanyama Police keep to gobble K5m

The construction of Lusaka’s Kanyama Police Post will cost over Five million Kwacha. And Kanyama Member of Parliament Elizabeth Phiri says the construction works are progressing well. Ms Phiri who is also Minister of Gender says the private sector needs to come on board and help complete the works. She was speaking in an interview…

Govt requires extra investment   

Minister of Energy Matthew Nkhuwa has called for more investment in the energy sector, if the country is to meet the ever-growing demand for electricity. Mr. Nkhuwa says Zambia has great potential to be the net exporter of energy in the Southern African region. He however says there is need for regulatory interventions which can…

forty teachers vanish Shiwang’andu

Forty teachers have left various schools in Shiwang’andu District from January to date. Shiwang’andu Education Board Secretary Annie Mutambo says this has led to a shortage of teachers in the district. Ms. Mutambo says most teachers who come from urban areas request for transfers a few months after being posted to rural schools. She was…

BETUZ expresses disappointment

The Basic Education Teachers Union of Zambia -BETUZ- is disappointed with some teachers for alleged involvement in examination malpractices during the General Certificate of Education -GCE- examinations. BETUZ Spokesperson, Kabika Kakunta says it is unfortunate that some teachers were involved in examination malpractices. Mr. Kakunta says it unacceptable that teachers who should be in the…

Chiteme assures former leaders

Minister of National Development Planning Alexander Chiteme has assured traditional leaders in Central province that the region will continue receiving equal share of infrastructure development. Mr Chiteme says Central Province has huge potential which can only be unlocked if it has modern and efficient infrastructure. He says it is the desire of government to see…