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Do not shy away from patriotic events, respond in kind to His Highness’ gesture, as Cavendell Longo told

Former Vice President Enoch Cavendel said former President Edgar Lungo should try to reciprocate President Hakende Hachilema’s good gesture by inviting him to national events as he is still part of the government. Lungo avoided Independence Day celebrations at the presidential residence on Monday, prompting President Hakende Hechilema to acknowledge his predecessor’s public service in […]

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The government assures food security~

Paul Shalala Agriculture Secretary Robin MTOLO assured the nation that the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has enough corn to feed the nation through 2024. Mr. MTOLO says the FRA currently has more than 1.2 million metric tons of corn reserves. Speaking in Parliament when answering questions from Members of Parliament, Mr. MTOLO said that no […]

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ACC Arrests Ex-WCFCB CEO Over PF . Campaign Vehicles

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested the former CEO of the Workers’ Compensation Fund Oversight Board (WCFCB), Priscilla Boimbia, on corruption charges. According to a statement issued by the ACC’s head of corporate affairs, Timothy Mono, on Wednesday, Poimbia authorized the release of nine Toyota Hiluxes to a “named political party” for use during the 2021 […]

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Government plans between public and private sectors for affordable housing ~

By Beatrice Mfola The Minister of Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, Charles Melloby, said that the government wants to strengthen the capacity of public-private partnerships in order to ensure decent and affordable housing for citizens. Mr. Melope says this is because the government is working in close cooperation with the private sector to improve the […]

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Copper mines in Zambia severe racism in the workplace by labeling whites as “entrants”

Copperbelt in Zambia has been the center of the world’s copper industry for nearly a century. When mining began on an industrial scale in the 1920s, the mines employed white and African immigrant workers. By the time of Zambia’s independence in 1964, about 7,500 white workers and 38,000 African workers were employed in the mines. […]

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The government launches the CDF application ~

by Mary Kashba The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has launched a mobile platform for citizens to access information about the Constituency Development Fund -CDF-. The platform will be accessed by requesting a code and will fetch information in different languages. The CDF information and learning platform is developed by Alliance for Accountability […]

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ACC Arrests Assistant Director for Complicity in Government Fraud in Honey Bee

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested the Assistant Director of Pharmaceutical Services of the Department of Medicare and Diagnostic Services and charged him with conspiring to defraud the government of more than $17.9 million. Emmanuel Mubanga has been charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the state, in contravention of Zambia’s laws, Timothy Mono, head […]

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Kariba Dam water levels are reducing ~

Written by Paul Shalala Water levels at Kariba Dam have continued to drop and are now lower than they were last year on this day. The Zambezi-Zara River Authority, as of this morning, has recorded the lake level at 476 meters with six billion cubic meters of usable water. This is a reduction from 479 […]

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Teachers refuse to teach in rural areas – Minister – Daily Nation

image file by Namo Ferry Central Province Minister Credo Nangwa confirmed that my office is aware of teachers who refuse to go to teach in rural areas of Central Province. Mr. Nanjuwa said in an interview that he was aware of some teachers who had refused to go to work in rural areas. He said […]

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Police arrest Saboy for defamation and hate speech

Police in Lusaka have charged and arrested 45-year-old Saboye Embwela for defamation in contravention of Zambia’s laws. The police also recorded a warning statement and warning from Embuela on charges of hate speech, in violation of the Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Act. In a statement, Tuesday, police spokesman Ray Hamunga said Mbuela is acting with other […]

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No conclusion on Gambia syrup deaths

(BBC) The Gambia’s health authorities have said they have not yet reached an official conclusion on whether four contaminated drinks have caused the deaths of at least 70 children in the country. However, the World Health Organization and preliminary police investigations have linked the children’s deaths to the contaminated Indian-made cough medicine and issued a […]

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Let’s apply for Chipolopolo job, Kabwe urge local coaches

Dan Kabwe, President of the Zambia Football Coaches Association (ZAFCA), has urged local coaches with the requisite qualifications to take advantage and apply for the advertised senior position at Chipolopolo. Kabwe says he is interested in applying for the vacant national team coaching position. The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) on Monday announced the vacancy […]

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President Hechilema heads the COP 27 delegation ~

Written by Paul Shalala The Minister for Green Economy and Environment, Collins Nzovo, revealed that Africa is responsible for only four percent of global greenhouse gases, but suffers the most from the effects of climate change. Mr. NZOVU says Zambia and its partners will attend the COP27 Climate Change Conference in Egypt to pay $100 […]

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