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Nigel Mwapa was accused of murder and wanted to place roses on the grave of the late Dr. Tsela Tembo-Moibantu

A Ndola man shocked the court after his wife recounted how he took home a side chick and introduced him to her as his cousin. Mercy Banda who dragged her husband Chipu Lukina to court for divorce stated that he had abandoned their home and would allow his girlfriend to answer his calls when she […]

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“Engaging the World Bank in Energy Delivery” ~

One energy expert advised the government to engage collaborating partners to enhance people’s ability to connect to the national electricity grid. Dr JOHNSTONE CHIKWANDA says this is in light of the proposed new charges for electricity connections which are set to come into effect on January 1 next year. Dr. Chikwanda explains that collaborating partners […]

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ZRA Intercepts 115 Contraband Cigarettes – Daily Nation

file image The The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) intercepted 115 boxes of smuggled cigarettes that could have resulted in a loss of Kwacha 3.9 million in taxes. ZRA Acting Director of Corporate Affairs OLIVER NZALA said boxes of cigarettes were intercepted at Nakonde Border after the truck was cleared. He said this in an interview […]

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Banks engaged in the disbursement of CDF loans ~

Written by Patricia Banda A number of banks partnered with the government to facilitate the disbursement of loans under the constituency development fund loan component. The Department of Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government, Mambo Hamandu, says that around Kwacha 2.9 million has been made available to each constituency under the loan component […]

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HH Still Linked to Grant Thornton, Subway Charges – Urging Him to Emulate Roto – Daily Nation

by NATION REPORTER Sabwe Mbewela, president of the Democratic National Convention, said the government’s move to involve private firms such as Grant Thornton to audit the security and defense wings was a mistake because the country’s head of state is so closely associated with the firm. Embwela said that President Hakinde Hichilema was still a […]

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Kateh police official assailants police ~

Written by Brian Mually Police in Katete filed joint charges and arrested 20 suspects for three counts of malicious damage to property, one count of arson and assault on police. Deputy Police Spokesperson DANNY MWALE confirmed ZNBC News’ development in a statement. Mr Mawal says all the suspects are in custody and are due to […]

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Stop maize exports, says Mwamba – Daily Nation

by NATION REPORTER FLN presidential candidate Emmanuel Mwamba said the government should immediately suspend maize exports. This is in appreciation of a statement by the National Coordinator of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU), Dr. Gabriel Bolin who stated that the 2022 DMMU In-Depth Vulnerability and Needs Assessment Report revealed that 1.9 million and […]

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NZOVU DIRECTS RDA TO WORK ON NAMPUNDWE-MUCHABI~ ROUTE

Posted by Fortune Malata Nangoma Collins NZOVU MP has directed the Road Development Agency – RDA – to the intensity of works at dangerous points on the Nampundwe – Muchabi road in Mumbwa district. Mr NZOVU says the 78-kilometre stretch of road to Blue Lagoon National Park is an economy route and as such must […]

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Stop the divisions, government advised them – Daily Nation

by NATION REPORTER Former Defense Minister George Mbombo said that the Barotsiland issue, if not handled properly, would end up being a serious security concern. Dr Mbombo said the government should deal with the issue head-on as the matter has been coming up for some time. He said this was a sensitive issue and should […]

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Road traffic accidents increased by 31% ~

Written by Chanisa Tembo- The number of road traffic accidents – RTA – increased by 745 in the last three quarters of this year compared to the same period last year. This represents an increase of 31 per cent from 23,867 recorded last year to 24,612 recorded this year. The Road Transport and Safety Agency […]

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Mumbai Ferry in hospital: Denied food by authorities – Daily Nation

by NATION REPORTER The former deputy secretary-general of the National Front, Mombi Phiri, has been hospitalized after falling ill in Mongo. Ms. Mombi, who is a diabetic, has been admitted to Lewanika General Hospital. FN Acting President Given Lobinda and former Western Region Minister Nathaniel Mobukwano visited Ms. Phiri yesterday, but complained that she was […]

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ZNFU is happy to export frozen potato chips~

The export of frozen chips to South Africa and Namibia is a great development because it has sent a message to other markets that Zambia is capable of producing high quality products, says Maria Zaloumis, Zambia National Farmers Union – ZNFU – Head of Fruits and Vegetables. Ms. Zalomis says Buya Bamba’s achievement is important […]

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UPND CADRES DEFY GOVT DIRECTIVE: Where bus drivers are chased from Kulima Bus Station – Daily Nation

Written by Sherry Shabala UPND cadres defied government directive to allow bus drivers at Colima Bus Station to operate freely. Speaking in an interview, the representative of the affected bus drivers, Bruce Mucumbela, said the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Mambo Hamundu, had given a directive not to remove […]

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