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2020 ABSA CUP TOURNAMENT CALLED OFF

By Chansa KundaThe 2020 ABSA Cup tournament has been called off and will not take place this year.Football Association of Zambia -FAZ- General Secretary Adrian Kashala has disclosed to ZNBC Sports that the annual cup tournament will instead take place next year.Kashala says the cancellation of the competition is due to the coronavirus pandemic, which…

Govt To Have A Tough Time Formulating 2021 National Budget Due To Various Adverse Factors

By Logic Lukwanda   Economist Yusuf Dodia has predicted a tough time for the government to formulate the 2021 national budget due to various adverse factors. Mr. Dodia has attributed the low local revenue collection by the Zambia Revenue Authority –ZRA- due to reduced economic activities and the expected little donor support from cooperating partners…

213 Covid-19 Cases Recorded in 24 hours

By Sharon Kunda-Two hundred thirteen new cases of Covid 19 have been recorded in the last 24 hours of which 62 are truck drivers identified in Nakonde.Ministry of Health Spokesperson Abel Kabalo says this is from 1 thousand and 91 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.Dr. Kabalo says the country has also recorded two…

First Lady Flags Off Distribution of 730,000 Pads

By Ruth Mwale- First Lady Esther Lungu has advised schools countrywide to make use of the guidelines put in place by the Ministry of General Education on menstrual hygiene.Mrs. Lungu says poor menstrual hygiene management at times hinders the girl child from regularly attending classes and contributes to dropouts, absenteeism or poor performance.She said this…

Fire Kills 7 in Chongwe

By Robert Mwanza-Seven members of a family have been burnt to death in Chongwe’s Shisholeka village.The fire was ignited by petrol that the family was keeping in the house.The accident happened at Matibenga farm on Monday evening, claiming the lives of seven people while two, including the father are nursing burns.One of the family members,…

Chanda Condemns Moves To Disrupt NRC Registration Exercise

By Mary Mwiinga-New Congress Party leader Peter Chanda has condemned some opposition members of Parliament and civil society organisations who want to disrupt the mobile National Registration Card issuance exercise.Mr. Chanda says it is surprising that some civil society organisations want to impose themselves to monitor the exercise, which is a preserve of the Ministry…

North Farmers advised to Venture in Livestock Production

(NAIS) Fisheries and Livestock Minister Nkandu Luo has urged farmers in Northern Province to venture into livestock and pasture production to improve their income levels.Professor Luo says since time immemorial, farmers in the North have not engaged in livestock farming but concentrated only on fishing and growing of crops such as Cassava, maize and beans…