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His Highness calls on the United Nations system to support refugees ~

President Hakande Hichilema called on the United Nations system to assist countries hosting refugees and asylum-seekers with financing and logistics in the wake of global economic challenges. President HICHILEMA explains that global economic challenges affect many countries hence the need for UN systems to help meet humanitarian requirements. The president was speaking at the presidential […]

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The Secretary of Defense says all audits are best done by the Auditor General

Defense Secretary Ambrose Lufuma says all audits are best done by the Auditor General’s office, and questioned whether the Auditor General might have good reasons to subcontract to a private firm the audit of security suites. Prosecutor Mulilo Kabisha says the auditor general has the right to subcontract, and he wondered if foreigners were involved […]

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11 teachers have been suspended for exam misbehavior~

by Mary Kashpa Eleven teachers have been fired for exam misbehaving. Zambia Examinations Board – ECZ – Principal Michael Shela says nine teachers are from Mpungwe district while the other two are from Chilanga district. Dr. Sheila says the nine in Mpungwi include the head teacher and the deputy head teacher. He told ZNBC News […]

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Court halts Kingsland City construction after Lungu Commissions project

An appeals court issued an injunction restricting the continuation of works on Kingsland City, a housing project formally commissioned by President Edgar Lungu last month. In his ruling, Justice Kondolo said the City of Kingsland, no matter the size of the project, does not have state immunity from injunctions. “The application for an injunction was […]

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Times of Zambia | Rangers over power

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said the authority is currently awaiting the […]

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His Highness launches the market loan program ~

Posted by Masauso Mkwaya The long awaited Supporter Loan Empowerment Program is officially launched. President Hakande Hichilema launched the empowerment program which is expected to benefit more than 25,000 markets across the country. The Kwacha Loan Market Empowerment Program of 171 million will be administered by the Citizens Economic Empowerment Committee – CEEC. Speaking at […]

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Mounting dissent against HRH, and demanding answers to Grant Thornton’s tender review

Opposition Economic Front leader Winter Kapemba has accused President Hakinde Hichilema of refusing to move into the presidential residence because he is very superstitious and believes former President Edgar Lungu left magic there. Kapemba says he gave the government a seven-day ultimatum to clarify who allowed a private and foreign company to audit Zambia’s defense […]

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Times of Zambia | Learning Curve – Mwape

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said the authority is currently awaiting the […]

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Zambia’s leadership in energy development – Kabala ~

Energy Minister Peter Kabala said Zambia leads the way in terms of private sector-led renewable energy development in South Africa’s power park. Mr. Kabala says the country’s plan calls for developing about 4,000 megawatts of renewable energy connected to the new grid over the next decade. He was speaking at celebrations marking the first anniversary […]

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Times of Zambia | She urged developed countries to honor a $100 billion pledge

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said the authority is currently awaiting the […]

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A 12-month prison sentence for Coxswain wracks the families of the victims with grief. – Moibantu

The Lusaka High Court has handed down a 12-month prison sentence to the boat bird that six young Adventists jumped on and died on New Year’s Day. Judge Kenneth Mulleavy said he had to impose a custodial sentence on Jonathan Hagaia, 25, because he was negligent by going into deeper waters before disembarking the dead […]

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2 Kavubu water employees die while opening a sewage line in Ndola

Two employees of the Kavubu Water and Sewerage Company (KWSC) died under unexplained circumstances while opening a sewer line in the Ndola district of the Copperbelt district. The accident occurred this afternoon at approximately 15.00 in the Central Business District. Engineer Athanasius Mwapa, Managing Director of KWSC, confirmed his regret over the passing of these […]

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Mwanza want to reduce child mortality ~

Kitwe County Commissioner Lawrence Mwanza has called for a concerted effort to reduce infant deaths. Mr. Mwanza noted with concern the high statistics of newborn babies and under-five deaths. He was speaking in Kitwe today during the celebration of the International Day of Prematurity. Acting Chief Medical Superintendent of Kitwe Teaching Hospital Namakando Leusha said […]

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