23 women’s clubs get K115,000 funding

NKWETO MFULA, Mufulira GOVERNMENT has given out a total of K115,000 to 23 women’s clubs in Mufulira to help them sustain and improve their businesses. And Mufulira District Women Association chairperson Christine Katwizi has commended President Lungu for fulfilling Government’s promises to support women’s cooperatives. Mufulira district commissioner Hilda Kawesha said Government is committed to

‘Water management key to fighting poverty’

CHINOYI CHIPULU , Chingola ZAMBIA Water Partnership (ZWP) says effective water resources management (WRM) plays an important role in poverty reduction and economic growth. ZWP programme manager Chimwang’a Maseka said if water is managed properly by utility companies, there will be economic growth. Mr Maseka said limited political and financial support coupled with low accountability

More to get social cash transfer

NKOMBO KACHEMBA , Kitwe GOVERNMENT has increased the number of beneficiaries under the Social Cash Transfer Programme in Lunga district in Luapula Province from 2,430 to 3,280 in an effort to reduce poverty at household level, Lunga district commissioner Martin Chilukwa has said. Mr Chilukwa said in a statement released in Kitwe yesterday that currently,

UPND in leadership setback

HONE SIAME, MATHEWS KABAMBA, Kitwe THE United Party for National Development (UPND) on the Copperbelt has suffered a major setback, following the resignation of its Lufwanyama district vice-chairman in charge of administration Fairchild Fundanga, citing poor leadership. And the MMD has suspended its Copperbelt provincial information and publicity secretary, Peter Phiri, for allegedly associating with

PF has brought misery to rural communities – HH

UPND presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema says there is no doubt that the PF government has brought about untold misery to many rural communities due to their failure to support the agriculture sector. Speaking when he addressed a campaign meeting in Musogoro village of Milanzi constituency in Eastern Province Monday afternoon, Hichilema called on Zambians to
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