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21 mins ago

CHIPAMPATA HANDOVER LIVESTOCK CENTER

Tzaneen, Limpopo Boerbok-en-Twanakruising lewer maklik rooi op wat soos Kalahari Reds lyk. Mwense District Commissioner, Geoffrey Chipampata says handed over  a livestock service centre to Nkomba livestock farming group, constructed at a cost of 350 thousand Kwacha.
21 mins ago

Corona beer owner to pour $4bn into weed

Corona beer owner Constellation Brands is set to pour some $4bn (£3.15bn) into Canada’s top cannabis producer, Canopy Growth, in a deal marking the largest investment in the industry to date. Last year, Constellation injected $200m into
23 mins ago

US media attack Trump’s ‘dirty war’

More than 300 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. The Boston Globe made the call last week for a nationwide denouncement of the president’s “dirty war”
23 mins ago

‘Corrupt’ traffic cops busted

Four traffic Police officers in Lusaka have been busted while mounting an illegal roadblock where they obtained over K2,200 from motorists illegally. The police officers who had mounted an illegal road block along Mungwi road where busted
24 mins ago

STOP PARROTING LIES, DNA URGES CRITICS

CLAIMS that President Lungu is breaking the law are unfounded because he is a seasoned lawyer whose decisions are based on sound judgments, Zambian DNA spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa has said. Mr Mulemwa said in an interview on
24 mins ago

MANDEVU GARBAGE COLLECTORS WARNED

By NATION REPORTER COMMUNITY-Based Enterprises (CBEs) should improve their garbage collection services in their localities in the next three months or else their contracts will be terminated, Mandevu’s Justin Kabwe Ward 21 councillor, Teddy Mwaba has warned.
1 hour ago

LUNGU’S CHILD MARRIAGE FIGHT CHEERS AU

By NATION REPORTER THE African Union (AU) has commended President Edgar Lungu for his continued commitment and efforts to end child marriage at national, continental and global level. African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira Mohamed Elfadil
1 hour ago

MUTATI-LED MMD FACTION PETITIONS CONCOURT

By NATION REPORTER THE Felix Mutati led MMD faction has petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking a declaration that the party convention held in May 2016 which saw the election of Mr Mutati as the new party president
2 hours ago

Twenty one Zambians awarded scholarships to study in UK

The British government has awarded scholarships to 21 Zambians to study in the United Kingdom under the Chevening scholarship. Speaking at the send off ceremony of the scholars, British High Commissioner to Zambia Fergus Cochrane-Dyet said this
2 hours ago

CIDRZ becomes first medical lab to be accredited in Zambia

The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) which is one of the largest health research nongovernmental organizations has become the first medical laboratory to be accredited in the country by the Southern Africa Development Accreditation
2 hours ago

Govt announced austerity is waste of time – Sinkamba

Green Party president Peter Sinkamba has described as a sheer waste of time austerity measures announced by government. Mr Sinkamba’s comment comes in the wake of recent revelations that government has bought a fleet of brand new
2 hours ago

Four Cops Caught Receiving Bribes from Motorists

Four Zambia Police Traffic Officers were this morning caught unaware for mounting an illegal roadblock along Mungwi road and getting money from motorists without giving receipts. The officers, two males and two females upon noticing the presence
2 hours ago

Wina on Turkish Mission

Vice President Inonge Wina is in Turkey to strengthen the diplomatic relations between Zambia and Turkey. Wina’s visit is a follow up to the recent visit by Turkish President Recep Tyyip Erdogan to Zambia. FULL STATEMENT FROM
2 hours ago

Mwanakatwe is Acting President

Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe will act as President in the absence of President Edgar Lungu and Vice President Inonge Wina. Mwanakatwe has been handed the instruments of power as President Lungu attends the 38th Southern African Development
2 hours ago

KASEMPA LAWMAKER FUMES

By NATION REPORTER THE Patriotic Front (PF) in Kasempa is allegedly victimizing and evicting retired public service workers from their homes for supporting the UPND in the forthcoming Nkenyauna local government election, Kasempa Law maker Brenda Tambatamba
2 hours ago

NAREP OPPOSES TAX ON INTERNET CALLS

Share this article THERE is no mobile phone service provider threatened with profit loss or extinction by use of internet calling, says National Restoration Party Central Province information publicity secretary Frank Sichone. Mr Sichone said the introduction
3 hours ago

Bowman Lusambo #FixingLusaka: Police officers summoned over staging illegal roadblocks to extort money

LUSAKA Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has summoned four Police Officers of Matero Police Station on allegations of mounting illegal road blocks to extort money from motorists.The summon follows a random road inspection which the minister conducted along
3 hours ago

SICK CHIFIRE SKIPS COURT

A Youth activist, Gregory Chifire has failed to appear in the Supreme court in a case where he is charged with contempt of court. This is because Mr. Chifire has developed severe malaria and high blood pressure.
3 hours ago

ZCCM-IH SUPPORTS DEMOLITIONS

ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc says it supports the decision by Kitwe City Council and state police to demolish the illegal structures on Nkana Polo Club Land in Kitwe. ZCCM -IH- Public Relations Manager Loisa Kakoma said this
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CONTRACTORS TOLD TO BE SERIOUS

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Ronald Chitotela has warned local contractors to be serious with contracts, if they are to earn the trust of Zambians. Mr Chitotela is concerned that the Chingola-Solwezi road, for instance, has taken
3 hours ago

Spanish league game to be staged in USA

A Spanish top-flight game will be played in the US, the first time a La Liga match has taken place overseas. The plan is part of a 15-year partnership between La Liga and media company Relevent, which
3 hours ago

British teen through to AGT semi-finals

Fourteen-year-old Briton Courtney Hadwin has made it through to the America’s Got Talent semi-finals. Courtney, from County Durham, wowed viewers with a storming performance of James Brown’s Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag in Wednesday’s live quarter-final.
3 hours ago

CIDRZ becomes first medical laboratory to be accredited in Zambia

The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) which is one of the largest health research nongovernmental organizations has become the first medical laboratory to be accredited in the country by the Southern Africa Development Accreditation
3 hours ago

HH MUST SUBSTANTIATE CORRUPTION CLAIMS, SAYS YALI

By NATION REPORTER CHIEF justice Ireen Mambilima should give UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema a platform to enable him substantiate his claims that judges and the judiciary are corrupt, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) president Andrew Ntewewe said
3 hours ago

LUSAKA HIGH COURT TO HEAR HH, GBM CASE

The Lusaka High Court will on August 20 hear a matter in which UPND leader, Hakainde Hichilema’s and his vice Geoffrey Mwamba are alleging that their right to be heard over the presidential petition was violated. Judge
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Margaret Mwanakatwe becomes acting President of Zambia

MINISTER of Finance, Hon. Margaret Mwanakatwe will serve as acting president in absence of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu who has travelled to Windhoek Namibia to attend the 38th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of
4 hours ago

ESTHER LUNGU FOUNDATION DONATES TO REFUGEES

The Esther Lungu Foundation Trust has donated more than 700 dignity kits to women and girls at Mantapala Refugee Settlement as part of its continued effort in supporting the lives of the vulnerable in society. Nchelenge Town
4 hours ago

ELEPHANT KILLS LODGE WORKER

An elephant has killed a worker at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa in the tourist capital. Mutema Muzya 38, was attacked and killed by the elephant around 06 hours, while he was cycling to the lodge,
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ZAMBIA,TURKEY SEEKS STRONGER TIES

Vice President Inonge Wina says Zambia looks forward to enhanced bilateral relations with Turkey in various areas of development. Speaking shortly after arrival in Ankara, Turkey, Mrs. Wina also thanked the Turkish Government for the invitation extended
4 hours ago

Rising HIV infections sign adolescents are having unprotected sex – Rogan

United Nations Resident Coordinator, Janet Rogan has expressed concern over the rising number of HIV positive adolescents in the Country. Ms. Rogan says this shows that a lot of young people are engaging in unprotected sex which