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COUNCIL DISINFECTS WATER WELLS

By NATION REPORTER THE Ndola city council has started disinfecting shallow wells and poorly-done burying pit latrines as a cholera prevention measure. Council public relations manager Tilyenji Mwanza said the council would that all shallow wells were
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UTH KID’S HOSPITAL CLEANED, GETS BLANKETS

By LINDA SOKO TEMBO CLEANING surroundings of Children’s Hospital at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) is one way of appreciating our clients, Advantage Insurance (AI) chief executive officer, Raymond Chella has said. Mr Chella said AI staff
59 mins ago

TRAFFIC COP IN VIRAL VIDEO FIRED

Inspector General of Police, Kakoma Kanganja has recommended for the immediate dismissal of a Police officer that was allegedly soliciting for a bribe and assaulting a motorist. The video that has gone viral on Social Media, shows
59 mins ago

ZAFFICO LISTING: HABAZOKA WEIGHS IN

The Economics Association of Zambia -EAZ -says the listing of public owned enterprises on the Stock market gives an opportunity to Zambians to own a stake in local companies. EAZ President Lubinda Habazoka said this to ZNBC
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TIMBER FIRM TOLD SET UP TREE NURSERY

Government has given a two-month ultimatum to Hensa Timber and Mining Contractors Factory in Manyinga District – North-western Province to set up a tree nursery. Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Jean Kapata says failure by the company
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Gerard Butler, Miley Cyrus: Stars’ homes destroyed by California wildfires

Gerard Butler and Miley Cyrus are among the celebrities whose homes have been destroyed by the deadly wildfires in California. Other stars including Kim Kardashian-West and Lady Gaga evacuated their homes over the weekend while sharing updates
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Man City v Man Utd: Five charts that show the Manchester derby divide

“You can go for stats, that’s the way people who don’t understand football analyse football,” said Jose Mourinho after Sunday’s 3-1 defeat by Manchester City. Well Jose, we’ve looked at them anyway. League leaders and reigning champions
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Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show

The White House has defended US President Donald Trump’s decision to miss a memorial event on Saturday after he faced a backlash. Mr Trump, who was in France to mark the centenary of World War One’s end,
1 hour ago

RHODES PARK SCHOOL FEES PAYMENTS WORRIES PARENT

By LINDA SOKO TEMBO RHODES Park School in Lusaka has started issuing invoices to all parents whose children are sitting for Grade Seven examinations to pay Grade Eight school fees even before results are known. A concerned
1 hour ago

CHINESE SEEK STRONGER TIES WITH LOCALS

By NATION REPORTER THE Zambia-China Association (ZCA) is willing to integrate with the Zambian community at all levels to ensure that the relationship between the two countries continues to grow. Vice-President of the ZCA Copperbelt Chapter Cong
2 hours ago

STANDARD BANK GROUP NETS 13 AWARDS

By BUSINESS REPORTER STANDARD Bank Group has been recognised for its work across Africa, scooping 13 awards from Global Finance at this year’s annual SIBOS conference hosted in Sydney, Australia. Acknowledging all 13 awards, Standard Bank Group’s
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AGRO TRUMP CARD FOR GROWTH – MINISTER

By BUSINESS REPORTER GOVERNMENT is up-scaling inclusive and sustainable industrialisation through agriculture as one of the key sectors in trade and regional integration. Acting Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe said agriculture transformation lied at the
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Micho Canoe team resolve Siavonga Canoe Location

The town of Livingstone, Zambia, hosted the Zambezi International Regatta on Sat 25 September. Rowing teams from Oxford, Cambridge and South African universities competed on the Zambezi River, approx. 5km upstream of Victoria Falls. Micho Canoe team
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LUNGU MOURNS CHIEF CHOONGO, KUFAKWANDI

President Edgar Lungu has expressed deepest sympathies on the demise of Diana Beene Choongo who was Chieftainess Choongo of the Tonga people of Monze District in Southern Province. The President is also saddened by the passing away
3 hours ago

ZAMBIA NEEDS INFRASTRUCTURE FOR GROWTH-MWILA

The Patriotic Front -PF- says Zambia needs infrastructure development for the country to achieve goals enshrined in the Vision 2030. PF Secretary General Davis Mwila says according to the party’s Comprehensive Manifesto, infrastructure development is critical to
3 hours ago

HPCZ will not recognize students graduating from suspended programmes at CBU

The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) says it will not recognize the students that will graduate from the three medical programmes it has suspended at the Copperbelt University. This follows the decision by the Higher Education
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President Lungu cautions against reckless statements

President Edgar Lungu has cautioned Zambians against making reckless statements that have the potential to cause havoc in the country. The head of state has also urged critics to spare investors from local politics. Speaking when he
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MANSA SUGAR CREATES 1,500 JOBS

By BUSINESS REPORTER MANSA Sugar Limited has created 1,500 jobs in Chembe district, Luapula Province minister Nickson Chilangwa has said. Mr Chilangwa said the sugar crushing plant was almost set while trial milling was expected to commence
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COPPER RANKS HIGH

By BUSINESS REPORTER COPPER mining will continue to sustain Zambia’s economy through foreign exchange earnings, employment and multiplier effect although prices continue to fluctuate, says First Quantum Mineral (FQM) Country Manager Kingsley Chinkuli. General Chinkuli said that
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OPPOSITION APPEALS TO ZICTA TO ADDRESS FAKE NEWS

The Zambia Direct Democracy Movement -ZDDM- has called on Zambia Information and Communications Technology -ZICTA- to find means of curbing fake news on social media. ZDDM President Edwin Sakala says there is need for authorities to intervene
4 hours ago

“DON’T BELEIVE OPPOSITION LIES ON FISP”

Vice President Inonge Wina has cautioned people in Western Province not to be deceived by the opposition political parties regarding the rolling out of the Farmer Input Support Program (FISP). Mrs. Wina says government is on course
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POLICE READY FOR LUPOSOSHI COUNCIL ELECTION

Police in Luwingu say they are ready to maintain law and order ahead of the forthcoming council chairperson by election in the newly created Lupososhi District. The by-election is scheduled for November 20,2018 Luwingu Officer -in-Charge Machila
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RESPECT LAW AND ORDER

SOME opposition leaders and their allies have hatched a plan to portray United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema as a victim of harassment. In their sustained campaign, they have enlisted spin-doctors and faceless social
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MPIKA MAN DEFILES GIRL (11)

By Nation Reporter Police in Mpika have arrested a 20-year-old man of Mpika for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl. Muchinga Police Commissioner Chola Katanga said the incident happened last Sunday around 12 hours at Mushimba village in
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Fashion Sakala Ruled out of Mozambique Game

Preparations for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique have hit high gear with all but one foreign based player joining the Chipolopolo camp in South Africa. Among the early arrivals were the Orlando Pirates duo
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START CONTRIBUTING TO TREASURY, TRADERS URGED

By MOSES SINJWALA THERE is need for all the 6 million operators in the informal sector such as marketeers and traders to start contributing to the treasury through base tax, says Zambia National Marketeers Credit Association President
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NKANA FOCUS ON CAF FIXTURE

By MICHAEL MIYOBA NKANA Football Club coach Beston Chambeshi says his team will now focus on doing better in the CAF champions’ league after winning the Barclays cup tournament on Saturday. Chambeshi has described the 2018 soccer
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FIRED CIVIL SERVANTS TOLD GO TO COURT IF YOU WISH

Government says civil servants who were fired recently for theft of government money the Ministry of General Education and Infrastructure Development are free to go to court and contest the action taken against them. Deputy Secretary to
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PAC SENDS AWAY LUSAKA PS

The Public Accounts Committee(PAC) sent away Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Charles Sipanje for submitting incomplete documents.. PAC Chairperson Howard Kunda further warned controlling officers due to appear before him to adequately prepare necessary documents. The decision to
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DRUG TRAFFICKING:COURT OFFICIALS WANT CASE BEFORE HIGH COURT

The State has objected to an application by seven court officials who want their case taken to the High Court for constitutional determination. The court officials accuses of drug trafficking and two businessmen have asked the court