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A 12-year-old boy loses his leg after being bitten by a snake~

By Moshota Mpondo Choloti, a 12-year-old boy in Kalabo District, Western Province, had his right leg amputated after he was bitten by a viper while grazing animals. Nalechwa Nalechwa’s parents first took him to a traditional healer and after two weeks his leg started to rot. The victim’s uncle, Martin Muleli, says Nalechwa was under […]

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“A Slice of Bread” is the story of a 12-year-old girl in a refugee camp ~

by Hector Symphokoe When a team from Zambia’s Flying Doctors Service offered a 12-year-old girl in Mahiba refugee camp a slice of bread, the child adamantly refused the offer. Deborah Ishimwe, a 12-year-old Burundian refugee, accepts bread only on the condition that the Good Samaritans give her more slices to share with her four younger […]

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19-year-old boy appears in court for sodomy with his 12-year-old brother – Moypanto

Thirteen people including five juveniles were injured during a stampede at Solwezi Town Center during oral interviews for employment opportunities at the Zambia Correctional Service. The accident happened yesterday morning at around 06:00. Police spokesman Ray Hamunga said the incident occurred when about 300 candidates who applied for work at the Zambia Correctional Center made […]

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