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The first lady launches a campaign to defend HIV and AIDS~

Written by Ruth China First Lady MUTINTA HICHILEMA has launched an HIV and AIDS advocacy campaign with a call to accelerate the prevention and elimination of HIV and AIDS among children by 2030. Ms Hechilema says it is sad that children and women are still the hardest hit by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. […]

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Import of unskilled and semi-skilled labor will not be tolerated

Written by Angela Limania Labor Minister Brenda Tampatampa said the government will not tolerate the importation of unskilled and semi-skilled labor by investors in the country. Ms. Tampatampa says the government will only take exceptions when there are compelling reasons for the expertise to be backed up by a succession plan. She explained that new […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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Negotiations delay the reopening of the Kasinsilli gold mine

by Lupindula Mwewa The Minister of Mines and Mineral Development, Paul Kabusoy, said that the ongoing negotiations with President Chibuica regarding the reopening of the Kasinsilli gold mine in the Muynylonga region has delayed the process of reopening the mine. Mr. Kabusoy says the traditional leader has made demands that are still being considered by […]

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Russia withdraws its forces from a major Ukrainian city

(BBC) The Russian army has been ordered to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kherson, the only regional capital it captured after its invasion in February. The Russian commander in Ukraine, General Sergei Surovkin, said that it was no longer possible to continue supplying the city. The withdrawal means the complete withdrawal of Russian forces […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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The country has sufficient fuel reserves

Written by Paul Shalala Energy Minister Peter Kabbalah assured the nation that the country had sufficient stocks of fuel. Mr. Kabbalah says that as of this morning, the country had eleven days of diesel supply and 20 days of gasoline supply in warehouses. He says the artificial shortage recorded in Lusaka in the past few […]

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Stop Child Marriages – The Daily Nation

It appears that although there are sustainable programs to combat the regressive practice of marrying off young girls, there are still areas where it is still prevalent. Those who continue to marry off their daughters are unaware of the damage they are doing to their children’s health and general well-being. Therefore, society must not relent […]

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EIZ LCC summon ~

Written by Paul Shalala The Institute of Engineering in Zambia (EIZ) has summoned Lusaka City Council (LCC) due to ongoing flooding in some parts of the city. Abel Ngando, president of EIZ, says the council’s director of engineering, LIFTARY NDABA, has been asked to explain why flooding continues to occur, despite the foundation’s guidance. Mr […]

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The accusations against Maspo are too grave to ignore – Bishop Kayla – Daily Nation

by Oliver Sambuku The Secretary-General of the Council of Zambia’s Bishops (BCZ), Bishop Abel Keila, said President Hakende Hachilema should take action against Health Minister Silvia Masebo if it is true that she demanded a bribe in the tender to build hospitals. Bishop Kayla said that the UNP had promised to run a clean government […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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WWE Explores Africa for the Next Generation of Wrestlers

WWE has begun collaborating with sports broadcasting partner SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa in search of continent-wide talent under the title of WWE Superstars of African descent. WWE Superstars Tululube Umugbhin, Nigerian-American professional wrestler popularly known as Omos, and Sesugh Uhaa better known as Apolo Crews are currently in Lagos, Nigeria, as the launch of their […]

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Pre-Naped Agric PS on unsupplied fertilizer ~

Written by Brian Moaly The Anti-Corruption Agency – ACC – has arrested former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Songwayo Ziambu on corruption charges, including US$131 million in a fertilizer non-supply case. Mr. Ziambo was arrested along with a former chief agricultural economist, Gray Moll and former chief accountant Emmanuel Kabwe. The three were […]

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