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Ban thousands of SIM cards ~

By Chanesa Tembo About 120,000 SIM cards, which were used for mobile money fraud, were blocked. Zambia’s Information and Communications Technology Authority – ZICTA – Director of Communications, HANFORD CHAABA confirmed. This follows the launch on October 8, 2022 of the short code *707#, used to report cybercrime activities. Mr Shaaba says ZICTA also recorded […]

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~Coxswain Supreme Court Prisons

By Hanok Kasama A coxswain linked to the drowning of six Seventh-day Adventists – suda – youths on Lake Kariba in Sivonga early this year, has been sentenced to a year in prison. Jonathan Hagaya, who was slapped with manslaughter, was imprisoned for a year at hard labor by Lusaka High Court Judge Kenneth Molliffe. […]

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A consultant psychiatrist at Dr. The murder case of TASILA TEMBO~

By Lujando Humbot A consultant psychiatrist at Chinamma Hill Mental Hospital told the Lusaka High Court that the murder suspect, Nigel Mwapa, had shown no sign of remorse for his actions. Patrick Masoni told the court today that this was around the time Lt. Mwapa was undergoing a mental assessment at the health facility, as […]

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Zesco charges new energy delivery fees for domestic and commercial customers ~

Written by Patricia Banda Energy Minister Peter Kabala said that ZESCO will implement the revised energy delivery charges for domestic and commercial customers on January 1, 2023. Mr Kabala says the fee was approved by the Energy Regulatory Board (ERB) and submitted to his office. He says the review board is awaiting cabinet approval. The […]

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Londazy artist drowning ~

Written by Christopher Mitty A Lundazi based artist drowned in a dam while doing a music ad in Chipangali district. MOSES BANDA known as MOZY B drowned in Kapala Dam in Kapasa business district. His father, Manfred Banda, confirmed his death. Eyewitness Kelvin Ferry says his colleague met his fate when the boat they were […]

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Police release Muvi TV journalists after paying fine pleading guilty to disorderly conduct – Mwebantu

The Free Press Initiative (FPI) has called on Zambia for the immediate and unconditional release of Movie TV journalist Innocent Ferry and photojournalist Obest Kabunda. Police arrested the two last night while they were trying to cover up the head of the Justice Party Chiluvia Tayali whose headquarters had been raided. However, FPI representative in […]

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When we’re not pushing stuff, honestly tell us, don’t say stuff in the bathroom – HH

President Hakainde Hichilima urged collaborating partners and stakeholders to tell governments publicly what is not going well, and not to say it “in the shower”. Meanwhile, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation launched a $1.5 billion Save Lives and Livelihoods initiative that will enable access to safe […]

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Distribution of tables to schools begins ~

Written by Wilson Mulinda Zambia has a shortfall of about 1.8 million desks in all schools across the country, causing many learners to sit on the floor. Education Minister Douglas Siakalima says his department is on its way to ensuring that schools have enough desks. Mr Syakalima says his ministry has released more than Kwacha […]

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Times of Zambia | Zambia sends SOS polio vaccines

By Judith Namotoy –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said that the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydropower Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Monodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and energy production of the project has been completed.Mr. Mandefa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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Police brutalize Shilovia Tayali, claims Membe-Moibanto

Socialists’ Party leader Fred Membe alleged that the police beat EEP chairwoman Cheluvia Tayali while she was in custody. Speaking to reporters after visiting Mr Teyali, who is currently in detention, Dr Mmembe described the alleged police action as unacceptable. “I met him and he was severely beaten, his face swollen, his story sad, and […]

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We want successful candidates to start training in the first week of December – Reform Department

The Zambia Correctional Service says the recruitment process for around 700 officers is progressing well despite the unfortunate deaths of two people. In an interview, ZCS Commissioner-General Frederic Chilukoto said the service was less than 1,600 officers to reach the set target of 5,000 officers for the entire country. As you know, the Cabinet Office […]

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Two kids beaten to death by lightning~

Two children of the same family were killed by lightning in the Kalulushi area of ​​Copperbelt. The deceased children have been identified as PRISCA KABALU, aged 10, and Shadirik Kabalu, aged 14, of Nkonkomi Farm in the Kavubu warehouse area. Kalulushi District Commissioner Kelly Gibenga confirmed the accident, saying it happened during heavy rain. Mr. […]

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Times of Zambia | His Highness roasts the war heroes

By Judith Namotoy –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said that the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydropower Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Monodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and energy production of the project has been completed.Mr. Mandefa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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