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…

Chiefs Asked To Help Raise Awareness on NRC Registration

By Fred Mukelebai -Government has continued calling on chiefs to help sensitise their subjects on the importance of obtaining National Registration Cards -NRCs- under the mobile issuance exercise.Tourism and Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela has so far engaged senior Chief Mwata Kazembe in Mwansabombwe and Chiefs Mushota and Chama of Kawambwa district.Mr. Chitotela who was at…

Lungu donates 160 Bags of Cement

The Partners in Mission Works, in collaboration with Kalumbila multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited has donated 160 bags of cement to a retired clergy and a youth organisation.The cement being distributed is part of the 1,000 bags that were donated by President Edgar Lungu who is Partners in Mission Works National Patron.Retired Reformed Church in Zambia…

The Pain is Too Much says Covid-19 Survivor

By Brian Mwale-A Covid-19 survivor has called on Zambians to rise above political and religious affiliation to fight the pandemic, which has continued to claim lives.Felix Mpundu a resident of Lusaka’s Ranchdale area who was on Oxygen for almost three weeks at the Levy Mwanawasa Isolation Centre says Covid-19 is real and needs the support…