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Lusaka Council begins spraying sewage ponds ~

By Lucky Ferry Lusaka City Council has started spraying septic tanks to reduce the spread of mosquitoes. This is after sewage ponds were identified as a breeding ground for mosquitoes. The mayor of Lusaka, Chilando Chitangala, says the exercise will move to other parts of the city that have become breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Speaking […]

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Maid arrested in Lusaka, for pretending to be a woman for 5 months, for allegedly attempting to sodomize a 19-year-old man – Moipantu

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit has arrested Eric Ndhlovu 28, a stock clerk at the Financial Intelligence Center (FIC) for money laundering involving K108,000. Hussain Khan, Public Relations Officer at the Dubai Economic Council, said Ndlovu, from Lusaka’s Lailai district, had been charged and arrested on charges of forgery […]

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The government salutes the freedom fighter ~

By Patricia Banda The government says it will continue to recognize freedom fighters for their contribution to peace in the country. Tourism Minister Rodney Sekumba says this is because freedom fighters have made Zambia what it is today. Mr. Secomba was speaking at the official opening of a temporary exhibition celebrating the life of the […]

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NALUMANGO UPDATED MPS ON AGRICULTURAL INPUT DISTRIBUTION ~

By Hanok Kasama Vice President MUTALE NALUMANGO said that the distribution of agricultural inputs for the 2022/2023 agricultural season is likely to spread to most parts of the country next week. Ms NALUMANGO says the government is aware that farmers are eager to receive inputs as the rains begin. She was responding to some MPs […]

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“Zambia needs 60,000 health workers” ~

Health Minister Silvia Maespo said the country needs nearly 60,000 health workers to reach the required number of human resources to achieve high-quality health services for all. Ms. MASEBO says Zambia currently only has 35,000 health workers to address this gap. In a letter read on her behalf by Copperbelt County Permanent Secretary, Augustin Kasongo, […]

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MUTATI ZICTA TASKS ON QUALITY OF SERVICE ~

Written by Brian Moaly The government has directed Zambia’s Information and Communications Technology Authority – ZICTA – to ramp up periodic cost studies of service studies to ensure that pricing of mobile telecom services is cost-reflective and affordable. However, the Minister of Technology and Science, Felix Mutate, said that the cost should be able to […]

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Government backs Airtel’s explanation about internet data exhaustion

Technology and Science Minister Felix Mutate has equally attributed the rapid depletion of Airtel’s packets to the spread of supernet coverage using high-speed internet. In a ministerial statement in Parliament on Friday, Moti said that while Airtel’s data packet structure had remained consistent, internet speeds had become faster. “In recent months, there has been an […]

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“We value the service of Christians as soldiers” ~

The Catholic Bishop of Kabwe Diocese, Clement Mulenga, has called on the church to appreciate the work of Christians as soldiers in the army. Archbishop Mulenga extended the invitation during a Mass at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart to officially welcome Captain Father Philip Ferry to the Diocese of Kabwe. He said that the […]

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State achieves 1 million doses of expired lead-tainted drugs – Daily Nation

by Millennium ReporterThe government says a case has been investigated in which at least one million doses of drugs to treat lead contamination in Kabwe have expired.This follows another batch that expired between October 2, 2019 and September 29, 2021 of 20, 236 doses expiring at a cost of US$1 million resulting in wasted expenses.Central […]

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Local government minister suspends entire Kafue town council over land administration scandals

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Gary Nkombo, has suspended the entire Kafue City Council for a period not exceeding 90 days due to alleged scandals related to land administration. Meanwhile, Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Jacques Mwembo said that police have detained UPND cadres who clashed in Kafue on Thursday. […]

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RTSA warns of road lawlessness during the long independence holiday – Moypanto

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit has arrested Eric Ndhlovu 28, a stock clerk at the Financial Intelligence Center (FIC) for money laundering involving K108,000. Hussain Khan, Public Relations Officer at the Dubai Economic Council, said Ndlovu, from Lusaka’s Lailai district, had been charged and arrested on charges of forgery […]

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Anthrax explodes in Kazungola~

(Zanes) An anthrax outbreak was reported in Kazungula District, Southern Province. District Veterinary Officer Cliff Kakandiloa confirmed that the disease had been reported from Skonzoe Veterinary Camp, among a herd of buffaloes. Provincial authorities have since imposed restrictions on the movement of livestock, as well as related products, from Skonzoe Veterinary Camp. Dr. KAKANDELWA explained […]

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Waiver of wholesale visa is risky – Daily Nation

Mr. Kampyungu by NATION REPORTERFormer Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyungu said the bulk visa exemption that Zambia has offered to nationals of some foreign countries will pose a security risk to the country’s sovereignty.Affected countries include the United Kingdom (UK), the United States of America (USA), Canada, Japan, South Korea, Gulf countries including Iraq, Bahrain, […]

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