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Patrick Kangwa is the ~Cabinet Secretary

President Hakinde Hichilema has appointed Mr. Patrick Kangwa as Secretary to the Cabinet, subject to ratification by the National Assembly. The President also appointed Dr. Oliver Calabo as Deputy Cabinet Secretary responsible for the administration. The appointments were revealed by presidential spokesperson Anthony Bwalya in a statement to ZNBC News in Lusaka this evening. Mr […]

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Chongwe man hacks his wife and three others after marital dispute, police say – Mwebantu

A woman in Chonggui District tends to her wounds after her husband pierced her with a machete after a marital dispute over her refusal to accompany him to a cemetery for some money rites. Deputy Police Spokesman Danny Mwale, suspect David Tembo, also injured three others including Rabica Ngolobi, 22, a seven-year-old girl, and David […]

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Zambia suffers from low efficacy of antibiotics ~

By Beatrice Mvula The government is concerned with drug abuse that has led to drug resistance. The efficacy of antibiotics is low and this poses a threat to the effective management of the disease, said Health Minister Silvia Maesbo. Ms MASEBO says that data from both human and veterinary health shows alarming rates of drug […]

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Chief HICHILEMA is dating Chipata~

(Zannis) On Friday this week, President Hakande Hichilima is expected to hold a graduation ceremony at Chipata Normal College in the Eastern Province, where he will witness the graduation of his adopted daughter with a diploma in teaching. Permanent Secretary for the Eastern Province, Paul Thule, told ZANIS that the chief has been supporting his […]

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NKOMBO REMOVES POLITICS FROM CDF~

Written by Angela Limwania Local Government and Rural Development Minister Garry Nkombo said that political party leaders who have been nominated to oversee the constituency development funds (CDF) should relinquish their party positions. Mr NKOMBO says this is in order to meet the regulations put in place in managing the funds. The Minister told reporters […]

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A Zambian army officer accused of killing Dr. Tasila Tembo found with a case to answer. – Moibantu

Nigel Mwapa, the Zambia army officer accused of killing doctor Tasila Tembo, is found with a case to answer. He has since been presented for his defense by Wilfred Moma, a Lusaka High Court judge who will open it next week on Monday. This is a matter Mwapa, who was 33 years old, allegedly killed […]

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Times of Zambia | The police killed five ex-convicts in Chilapomboy

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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Protégé of Malawian ex-leader held over mass graves of suspected immigrants ~

(BBC) Police have arrested the protégé of former Malawian President Peter Mutharika after 30 bodies were found in forest graves in October. The bodies were children and men believed to be Ethiopian immigrants smuggled into South Africa. Police said there was strong evidence linking Tadekira Mavubza to the graves, and a vehicle suspected of being […]

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Times of Zambia | USAID launches two commercial and investment projects worth $44 million in Zambia

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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Syngenta Zambia is ‘reinforcing’ its commitment to farmers in Zambia and promoting crop protection as they unveil their new office in the Rhodes Park area of ​​Lusaka. – Moibantu

Simba Holding is gearing up to produce corn meal as it seeks to meet the available demand for corn, corn meal, stock feed, fish feed and other corn snacks (corn flakes and corn puffs) in the domestic and export markets. Simba Holding is now ready for actual production after satisfactory production trials which have been […]

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All Sims must have live facial images

By Ksabula Mushimba Zambia’s Information and Communications Technology Authority – ZICTA – has warned that people with SIM cards who lose a live image of their face risk having their registration revoked. This is regardless of whether a person has previously used the National Registration Card -NRC- to register, says HANFORD CHAABA, Director of Corporate […]

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Defense Audit Debate Academy – Daily Nation

by NATION REPORTER Defense Secretary Ambrose Lufuma says the ongoing controversy over the government’s decision to hire Grant Thornton and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) is an academic exercise. Mr Luvuma said the government had already made its decision and the Minister for Finance and National Planning, Dr Situmbiko Mosukutwani, had made its position clear and nothing would […]

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Times of Zambia | Head 4 burns to death

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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