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ALFRED YUMBA DIES

Mr Alfred Yumba the last Clerk of the National Assembly during Dr Kenneth Kaunda’s rule has died aged 82 years. Mr Yumba was Clerk of the National Assembly from 1989 to 1991. He passed away at University Teaching Hopsital in Lusaka at 01:30 hours on Sunday November 28,2021. The funeral is at 26177 Augustine Lungu…

CHURCH URGED TO PRAY FOR PEACE , UNITY

  Muchinga Province Minister HENRY SIKAZWE says it is the duty of the church to pray for peace and unity in the country. Mr. SIKAZWE says Zambians are living in a critical time where people lack spiritual guidance and counseling. He says christians are getting involved in activities which have negative effects on their lives…

FIRE LEAVES FAMILY HOMELESS

(ZANIS) A family of ten has been left homeless after fire swept through their home in Kalabo District, Western Province. Owner of the house, BEN SIKAUNDU has told members of the District Disaster Management Committee -DDMC- that the fire which occurred on November 17, 2021, burnt all household goods to ashes. Mr. SIKAUNDU said the…

ZEMA TO REGULATE VEHICLE CARBON EMISSIONS

BY EPHRAIM CHILUBA The Zambia Environmental Management Agency -ZEMA- says it is in the process of setting up standards to regulate Carbon emissions by  vehicles. ZEMA Corporate Affairs Manager FRIDAY PHIRI says once the standards are set and the right equipment to measure carbon emission is procured, vehicles exceeding the carbon emission threshold will NOT…

SIBUYUNJI SCHOOL ROOF BLOWN OFF

(ZANIS) Pupils at Mukulaikwa Basic School in Shibuyunji may NOT sit for their examinations after heavy rains blew off the roof of the school. The rains left the entire roof at the school blown off and destroyed education materials. And, Shibuyunji District Commissioner, ALFRED SHAPUTU, who visited the school described the situation as desperate. Mr…

DESTRUCTION IN PEMBA

(ZANIS) A hailstorm has left a trail of destruction in Pemba District’s Mulampa area in Kasikili Ward leaving 215 pupils from Mulampa Community School out of school. The entire School’s only 1 by 3 classroom block had its roof blown off and teaching and learning materials damaged. The storm has also left over 25 families…

STORM DAMAGES HOMES IN KAFUE

Several houses and other infrastructure have been destroyed by strong winds and heavy rains in various parts of the country following the onset of the rain season. In the latest incident, several houses have had their roofs blown off due to a hailstorm in Kafue’s Shantumbu area. Affected families have been forced to vacate their…
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