Lunga beat Takers

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Govt to hire 2,000 health workers

By KASONDE KASONDE - THE Ministry of Health has been given Treasury authority to employ close to 2,000 health workers across the country. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Peter Mwaba said the ministry had targeted to employ 1,900 health workers in the next few months to provide healthcare in the newly-opened health posts. The health

Worshippers drag Chief Sairi to court

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE - FIFTEEN members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses have dragged Chief Sairi of the Ngoni speaking people in Eastern Province to court seeking an injunction to restrain him from demolishing their place of worship for refusing to contribute a K1 each towards the financing of the Nc’wala traditional ceremony. Patrick Vumisa and 14

Nkomeshya nods PF development

By JAMES KUNDA - CHIEFTAINESS Nkomeshya Mukamabo II of the Soli-speaking people of Chongwe says the people in her chiefdom have benefited from development under the first five-year tenure of the Patriotic Front (PF) in Government. Meanwhile, business in Chongwe yesterday came to a standstill as President Edgar Lungu and First Lady Esther were in