INVOLVE WOMEN-CHIEF NKULA

By Josiah Mpofu:Senior Chief Nkula of the Bemba people has appealed to government to involve more women in the Small-Holder Livestock Investment Programme (E-SLIP) that the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock is currently implementing countrywide.Chief Nkula emphasised that women play a critical role in the success of any programme hence the need for their full…

PF SG CALLS ON MWATA KAZEMBE

 Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila says the ruling party will only adopt a candidate that will be recommended and backed by the ordinary people in the forthcoming Mwansabombwe Parliamentary by-election.Mr. Mwila says the PF will ask for the views of ordinary residents on the person they want before the Central Committee makes a final…

WATER CONTAMINATED: 26 HOUSEHOLDS AFFECTED

 Twenty-six households in Lusaka’s Mtendere township have been affected by the suspected water contamination.And Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister Jonas Chanda says the Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company has heightened investigations into the matter.Dr. Chanda says the investigations will ensure the actual source of the problem is known so that remedial action…

Scale Up Social Cash Transfer-JCTR

By Brian Mwale- The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection -JCTR- has called on government to scale up beneficiaries of Social Cash Transfer amidst the widespread Covid-19.JCTR Acting Manager Social and Economic Development Program Muchimba Siamachoka says the move would be key because some people who were financially stable have had their incomes affected by the…

Lungu Donates Mealie Meal To Mungwi Senior Citizens

By Paul Shalala-President Edgar Lungu has donated hundreds of bags of mealie meal to senior citizens in Mungwi District, Northern Province.The donation is meant to help the old people with food following floods which hit the district earlier this year.And Malole Member of Parliament Christopher Yaluma, who delivered the consignment, said the Head of State…

Chilufya’s Trial Adjourned

By Hector Simfukwe-An official from the Zambia Revenue Authority -ZRA- has told the Lusaka Magistrates Court that there was nothing wrong with the manner in which Den Daas Investment Limited and Leo Jonas Ngosa Investment Limited sold shares to Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya.Mambwe Masungaila, Assistant Director in charge of informal sector and medium taxpayer office…

Public Warned Against Self-medication For Covid-19

By Sharon Kunda-Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has warned the public against self-medication in a bid to prevent or treat Covid 19.Dr. Chilufya says self-medication and late presentation of patients to health facilities is causing them to develop ill conditions and early death.Speaking during the Covid-19 routine updates in Lusaka today, Dr. Chilufya said the country…