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ELECTRICITY GOES COUNTRY-WIDE

Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa has pledged to work on the directive by President Edgar Lungu to ensure more citizens access electricity country wide. Mr. Nkhuwa says the directive is timely and his ministry is doing everything
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PROMOTE PEACE, CHIEF URGES OTHER TRADITIONAL LEADERS

By Nation Reporter Senior Chief Kanongesha of the Lunda speaking people of Mwinilunga has implored fellow traditional leaders to be beacons of hope to  promote peace for national development. He said traditional leaders had potential to contribute
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QUALITY EDUCATION, SKILLS KEY TO GROWTH – MSISKA

By NATION REPORTER IMPROVED education and skills development are enabling factors for Zambia to accelerate socio-economic development and for the country to become a prosperous middle income country by 2030, Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska has
2 days ago

ZAMBIA NOT IN DEBT DISTRESS

Economist Oliver Saasa says Zambia is not in a debt distress. Professor Saasa says this is because the country is paying its commitments towards debt servicing and has not defaulted. He was speaking today when he featured
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L400 AHEAD OF SCHEDULE-RDA

The Road Development Agency -RDA -says the L400 road project is ahead of schedule, with at least 96 percent of the works completed. RDA Director Corporate Affairs Masuzyo Ndhlovu is also happy that the contractor is working
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FAZ BOSS NODS SHEPOLOPOLO

FAZ President Andrew Kamanga has congratulated the Zambia Women National Football Team and Technical Bench for qualifying to the semifinals of the 2018 Cosafa Women Championship. Kamanga says the Shepolopolo have done the country proud with their
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UK govt has frozen direct financial Aid to Zambia

Fergus Cochrane-Dyet The UK government has frozen direct financial aid to the Zambian government over concerns about corruption. The alleged multi-million dollar fraud involves the creation of shell companies and the diversion of money meant for poorer
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K3M RAISED FOR CENTRAL EXPO

By SIMON MUNTEMBA Three million Kwacha has so far been raised out of the K8 Million total budget of the forthcoming Central Province Investment Forum and Expo, Central Province Minister, Sydney Mushanga has said. Speaking at a
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TWO MINI HOSPITALS EARMARKED FOR CHEMBE

By LINDA SOKO TEMBO GOVERNMENT plans to build two mini hospitals in Chembe in its continued drive to take health services as close to the people as possible, Chembe Member of Parliament Sebastian Kopulande disclosed yesterday. “After
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CASSAVA BROWN STEAK VIRUS DETECTED

University Teaching Hospital -UTH- Health Expert Ravi Paul has urged the public to be cautious with the consumption of cassava. This follows the announcement by the Ministry of Agriculture over an outbreak of Cassava brown steak virus
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CHOLERA ALERT!!!!!!

The local authority in Lusaka has appealed to churches to promote the spirit of hygiene among its members. Lusaka City Council Acting Director Public Health Edgar Mulwanda says this will help prevent cholera. Mr. Mulwanda has observed
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ZAMBIA, CHINA LIKE SIAMESE TWINS

Green Party president Peter Sinkamba says Zambia cannot afford to lose the historic bilateral ties that exist with China. Mr. Sinkamba says Zambia just like the rest of the world is benefitting immensely from Chinese investment which
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‘DROP GRADE 12 FOR COUNCILLOR POST’ – AND LET ANYONE INTERESTED CONTEST FOR THE POSITION, SAYS EX-COUNCILLOR

By Peter Malasha GOVERNMENT should consider dropping the Grade 12 minimum education requirement for people wanting to contest the position of councillor and open it to anyone interested to aspire for the post, a former councillor has
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NO PRAYERS FOR UPND

Share this article The United Party for National Development UPND has vowed never to attend the national day of prayer and fasting if the national dialogue process will not be tabled. Party spokesperson Charles Kakoma says it
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KK WISHES ISRAEL, ZAMBIA PROSPERITY

First President Kenneth Kaunda has wished Israel and Zambia Justice and Prosperity. Speaking when he addressed the all nations convocation in Jerusalem via video conference, Dr. Kaunda blessed the world with love and peace in the present
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YOUTHS CHALLENGED 

The Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development says the fast-growing construction industry calls for more skills development among youths in Zambia. Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development Permanent Secretary Charles Mushota says this is because the construction
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ECL GIVES MSISKA ULTIMATUM

President Edgar Lungu has given Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska a one-week ultimatum to act and curb all malpractice in the administration of the Social Cash Transfer scheme. President Lungu says he is as frustrated as
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25yr old suspected mental patient crushed to death by train

Police Spokesperson, Esther Katongo (Picture by Albert Mpezeni) A 25-year-old man identified as Ryan Kabanda has been crashed to death after throwing himself in front of a moving Livingstone bound train. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo says the
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UK govt has frozen direct financial Aid to the Zambia

Fergus Cochrane-Dyet The UK government has frozen direct financial aid to the Zambian government over concerns about corruption. The alleged multi-million dollar fraud involves the creation of shell companies and the diversion of money meant for poorer
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Pres. Lungu Moves Swiftly to Halt Social Transfer Mess

President Edgar Lungu has moved to act on the reported abuse of the Social Cash Transfer ordering Secretary to the Cabinet Rowland Msiska to fix the reported mess in one week. President Lungu has also directed Finance
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ZTA RAISES K4.5 MILLION FROM LICENSED TOURISM FACILITIES

By NATION REPORTER THE Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) has so far raised K 4.5 million from licensed tourism facilities countrywide, says ZTA chief executive officer Felix Chaila. Mr Chaila said the agency would ensure Zambians started getting
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MORAL INTEGRITY

POLITICS bereft of moral integrity pose an existential danger and threat to society. We have two politicians, each claiming to be very principled and morally upright, but totally lacking in political integrity and conviction of purpose. We
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CHINA THE GAME CHANGER

By CANISIUS BANDA CHINA will soon be the largest economy in the world. To a large and significant degree, this will be made to happen by Africa. China has about 1.4 billion people, and each of these
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ENERGY MINISTER, TRANSPORTERS RECONCILE

By KALOBWE BWALYA A SHUTDOWN of the energy sector has been forestalled following an agreement between Government  and the  Petroleum Transporters Association of Zambia (PTAZ) to settle their differences amicably. The transporters had threatened to shutdown the
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DIABETES HIGH IN SENANGA

Senanga General hospital in Western Province has continued to record an increase of diabetic patients. Senanga General Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent Oliver Kanku says there is need to heighten sensitisation so that people can be aware of
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Shepolopolo Storm Semis…Book Date with Cameroon

The Shepolopolo have qualified to the semifinals of the 2018 Cosafa Women Championship with a 3-0 win over Mozambique. Zambia will meet Cameroon in the semifinals following a flawed format that has seen the guest nation qualify
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DFID FUNDING NOT WITHDRAWN, SAYS SILIYA

By SIMON MUNTEMBA GOVERNMENT has refuted reports by the UK based Africa Confidential that it had diverted donor funds meant for social sector spending to make debt repayment forcing the UK’s DFID to suspend funding to the
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KWACHA SEES LIGHT

By BUSINESS REPORTER THE Kwacha is expected to make a rebound once the current demand levels subside supported by increased mid-month inflows, the financial market has predicted. The expectation comes after most players last week adopted a
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Lusambo storms UTH and LEVY at night

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has reiterated his commitment to closely working with civil servants in the province to ensure effective service delivery to the people. The minister said this after he conducted impromptu visits at the
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SQUATTERS AT POLO CLUB START BUILDING AGAIN

By NATION REPORTER SQUATTERS whose illegal structures at the Nkana Polo club were demolished last month, have started re-constructing their houses. According to them, when President Edgar Lungu instructed the local authority to resolve the matter, it