By THANDIWE MOYO - THE University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has warned women on the dangers of sniffing tobacco, commonly known as insunko in local language to warm their bodies, as it causes heart disease. UTH managing director Ben Chirwa said women should desist from abusing snuff as it caused serious heart complications and infertility. Dr
President Edgar Lungu wound up his Central Province tour with back to back rallies in Kabwe town touching Bwacha and Kabwe Central constituencies. President Lungu was joined with his usual team that had former Vice President Guy Scott, former Kabwe … Continued
By SARAH MWANZA - GOVERNMENT says it will start the issuance of Biometric National Registration Cards (NRCs) in August. Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Chileshe Mulenga said the issuance of Biometric NRCs was supposed to start last month, but that the programme was pushed forward owing to the August 11, 2016 general elections. Dr Mulenga said
By NORMA SIAME - POLICE in Mansa have launched a manhunt for a man who allegedly murdered his 40-year-old wife for refusing to buy him a pack of cigarettes. The man identified as Cephas Chanda, 45, attempted to disguise the death to make it appear as if it was suicide by tying the corpse to a
By JAJAH COULIBALY - CHESHIRE Homes Society of Zambia programmes manager Musonda Siame has charged that parents with a habit of locking up their disabled children are ignorant and need counselling. Mr Siame said it was inhuman for a parent to discriminate their own child because they were deformed or physically challenged. He was speaking
By CHUSA SICHONE - THE Ministry of Home Affairs has started receiving applications from people seeking dual citizenship as provided for in the amended Zambian Constitution. Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Chileshe Mulenga said most of the people who had shown willingness to acquire Zambian citizenship were former nationals who had become citizens of other countries.
By GWEN CHIPASULA - A SEMI-FINAL place beckons for Zambia when they take on Malawi in their second Group B match at the ongoing Council for Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) under-17 championship in Mauritius. After starting with a resounding 4-0 win against Kenya, Zambia today face a test when they play a Malawi side,