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Contractor Urged To Expedite Works On Zambezi Road

The Ministry of Local Government has urged the contractor working on Zambezi Road in Lusaka to expedite the works and finish on schedule.Local Government Permanent Secretary Bishop Ed Chomba says Build Trust Construction, the company contracted to work on both the road and the drainage must quickly finish the works in order to help decongest…

Netball World Youth Cup Qualifiers Cancelled

The International Netball Federation -INF- has cancelled of the Netball World Youth Cup Qualifiers.Uganda was scheduled to host the Africa Region World Youth Cup Qualifiers this May.The tournament was later postponed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic which has wrecked havoc across the globe.However, in a statement by the netball governing body, the…

NAKACHINDA: Bill 10 Response Progressive

Chairperson of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Bill ten Rapheal  Nakachinda has described the response from stakeholders on the Constitution Amendment Bill number 10 of 2019 as progressive.Mr. Nakachinda, who is also nominated Member of Parliament, says the response from stakeholders especially from the Western province is very positive.Speaking to ZNBC News in an interview,…

Govt Cancels Permit To Rail Private Developer

Government has cancelled a permit given to a private developer to divert 3 .7 kilometers of Zambia Railway line in Kitwe’s Mindola area.The private developer had applied for the diversion of the rail line to accommodate illegal developers.Transport and Communication Minister Mutotwe Kafwaya says the permit has been cancelled because Zambia Railways cannot give up…

Luapula Manganese Miners May Lose Licences

Government has threatened to cancel mining licenses for all manganese mines in Luapula province that have abandoned their sites giving way to illegal mining.Mines Minister Richard Musukwa says government has noted with concern that most manganese license holders are not on site paving way for thousands of illegal miners to take over these mineral rich  sites.The…

“Equip Chavuma District Hospital”

President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Health to immediately equip the newly constructed Chavuma District Hospital.President Lungu wondered why the equipment meant for Chavuma is still in Solwezi and Lusaka.The Head of State, who took the Ministry of Health officials to task, says this is why people are blaming government when it has…

Lungu In NWP For 3 Days

President Edgar Lungu is in Northwestern province on a three day working visit.The Presidential plane touched down at Kalumbila airport at about 09:19 hours.President Lungu has since proceeded to Chavuma, and Kabompo districts where he will today inspect some developmental projects that are under construction.Chavuma Phase three district hospital which is at 98 percent completion…