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Miles Samba – Moypanto says: We lost the battle but not the war

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has noted with great concern the electoral violence ahead of tomorrow’s by-elections in Luangwa, Mkoshi, Muensi and Shama counties. Patricia Lohanga, director of corporate affairs at ECZ, said the commission had noted that the campaign atmosphere had been generally peaceful since the campaigns began. But she said it was unfortunate […]

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UPND continues to penetrate PF strongholds ~

By Hanok Kasama The ruling United Party for National Development won 19 out of 21 local government by-elections held in nine provinces on Thursday. The opposition National Front won only two seats. ITUC Secretary General Batuki Emanda said the development indicates that the ruling party has made gains in the former strongholds of the Popular […]

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Six armed criminals were shot dead~

Written by Ruth China Police shot dead six armed criminals in Lusaka after a shootout. This happened yesterday around 14:00 on Kasupe Road in Lusaka West, where criminals were about to rob a Chinese company. Police spokesperson Ray Hamunga confirmed the incident, saying that an AK-47 rifle, serial number 30724, and 10 rounds of ammunition […]

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President HICHILEMA is expected to leave tomorrow for Egypt~

Written by Paul Shalala President Hakindi Chilima is expected to leave tomorrow for Egypt to attend the high-level segment of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for Heads of State and Government. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Stanley Kakubo said that President Hashima’s attendance comes at the invitation of Egyptian President […]

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HH Egypt Dates for COP27

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Stanley Kakubo said that President Hakende Hechilema is scheduled to travel to Egypt to attend the 27th Conference of Parties scheduled to be held on November 7-8, 2022. In a statement, Kakubo said that President Hachilema had received an invitation from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. He was […]

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The government is looking for a partner for Mopane copper mines~

Written by Wilson Mulinda Mines and Minerals Development Minister Paul Kabusoy said the government is working to identify a strategic partner and financier for the Mopane copper mines. Mr. Kapusoy says the government will continue to work to find capital for the mining company even as it also tries to get its own money for […]

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Save children from suspected human trafficking~

Police have intercepted 24 Congolese citizens, including 21 children, in Kasimba, North West Province, in a suspected human trafficking case. The group, made up of 14 girls and 7 boys, under the age of 15, was found at Kasimba Bus Station, around 22:00 last night, on its way from Suluwe to Mungo, Western Province. One […]

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Police killed 6 criminals during the shootout

Six criminals were shot dead by police in western Lusaka after an intense exchange of fire between the two parties yesterday. Police spokesman Ray Hamunga said in a statement on Saturday that the incident occurred after police received intelligence that some suspected criminals were about to rob a Chinese company along Kasubi Road. “Yesterday at […]

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ACC organizes campaign against road traffic corruption – Moypanto

Yesterday at around 14:00 the police engaged in a heavy exchange of fire with six dangerous criminals who were armed with AK47 rifle. The six were killed after an exchange of fire. Police spokesman Ray Hamunga said the accident occurred around 14:00 on Kasubi Road in West Lusaka. “The brief facts about the matter are […]

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Launching the Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework ~

By Patricia Banda The government and all 23 UN agencies in Zambia have formally signed and launched the first ever sustainable development cooperation framework that will be implemented from 2023 to 2027. The collaboration framework is key to programming principles including human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment, sustainability, resilience and accountability. Speaking after the signing […]

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UPND sweeps all three council presidents’ elections

The UPND has won all the elections for the chairpersons of the three sub-councils in the districts of Mukushi, Muinsei and Losangazi. President Hakende Hechilema thanked party members across the country for ensuring that the party won the elections with a resounding victory. The UPND also won 19 of the 21 constituency elections, with the […]

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Kasimba police rescue 21 children and three adult women from Congo from trafficking – Mwibanto

Yesterday at around 14:00 the police engaged in a heavy exchange of fire with six dangerous criminals who were armed with AK47 rifle. The six were killed after an exchange of fire. Police spokesman Ray Hamunga said the accident occurred around 14:00 on Kasubi Road in West Lusaka. “The brief facts about the matter are […]

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Signing of the Lusaka-Ndola Concession Agreement for the Dual Road ~

Written by Clinton Masumba In the next three weeks, the government will sign a concession agreement under the PPP financing model for the construction of a dual carriageway from Ndola to Lusaka. Finance and National Planning Minister SITUMBEKO MUSOKOTWANE announced during the 2023 Post-Budget Symposium in Kitwe on Copperbelt. Dr. Musukutwani also revealed that the […]

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