Wednesday 24th January 2018

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Zambia’s Luambe National Park Now The World’s Most Carbon Neutral
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Luambe National Park in Zambia has achieved a conservation milestone last week as it became the most carbon neutral National Park in the world. Luambe’s carbon neutral status is a result of the U...
Build toilets or face prosecution warns chief
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Chief Hamaundu of the Tonga speaking people of Pemba district has given his subjects a 14 day ultimatum in which to build pit latrines or risk being prosecuted by the law. Chief Hamaundu says about...
Uncle T Adopts Young Rapper Dizmo
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Lusaka business man Trevor Ng’andu popularly known as Uncle T has completed the legal adoption of young street rapper Dzimo and his elder brother Slim. Dzimo, whose real names are Paul Mwansa and...
ZRA smashes another organized fuel smuggling syndicate
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The Zambia Revenue Authority has cracked another organized fuel smuggling syndicate through the Chirundu One Stop Boarder Post worth over 2.8 million Kwacha in unpaid duty and taxes. In the latest ...
Chief Mweemba palace ablaze while he was sleeping in his house
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Senior Chief Mweemba of Sinazongwe District yesterday morning sustained severe burn after his palace was set ablaze by unknown people around 03:00 hours. This is in a continued power struggle where...
Zambia has 2 million people with disabilities
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THE latest report by the Zambia Federation of Disability Organisation (ZAFOD) has revealed that the country has about two million persons living with disabilities. The Disability Inclusion and the Su...
DEC arrests a prominent businessman for trafficking in cannabis
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The Drug Enforcement Commission in Lusaka has arrested a prominent businessman for trafficking in seventeen (17) blocks of compressed cannabis weighing a total of 35.7 Kilogrammes. Joshua Mwenya Mu...
Trump puts hold on this week’s decision to again allow trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe
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President Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday night announced that the administration’s reversal of a ban on importation of elephant hunt trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia has been p...
Codeine abuse in Zambia
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Zambia like many developing countries in Africa is trying to move with the current trends both positively and negatively, this has been observed in many areas. Drug abuse and Drug addictions have not ...
Take interest in keeping Zambia clean-Chadiza Council Chairperson
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Chadiza Town Council has challenged members of the public to take keen interest in implementing the keep Zambia clean campaign  to ensure its success. Speaking in an interview with Zambia News and I...
Zambia: Christian Brothers celebrate fifty years
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The Christian Brothers in Zambia’s Mongu Diocese are celebrating fifty years of continuous presence in the diocese. On 4 July 1967, Brothers James Casey and John Wiley left Ireland and arrived in...
Kapiri Woman Uses High Heel Shoe To Nail Hubby To Death
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A woman in Kapiri Mposhi has murdered the husband after planting a high heeled shoe in his head. Police have confirmed the arrest of 32-year-old Ines Malata for the murder of her husband Oliva Kala...
Greek Businessmen In Alleged Racist Tantrum At Horse Restaurant
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A row has broken out at one of Lusaka’s posh restaurants over the continued racist attitude of its owners. Trouble ensued when Lusaka resident Mwika Mwambazi attempted to make a reservation for h...
OOPS! …Mufulira deputy mayor sends nude ‘selfie’ to WhatsApp group
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“SONTA Epowabomba” is a PF WhatsApp chat group where members discuss party mobilisation strategies and share information concerning political developments. But the members of the ruling party s...
Heavy Rain Leaves 34 Solwezi Families Homeless
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About 34 families in Solwezi’s Kamalamba area have been left homeless after a heavy downpour destroyed their homes. Over 34 houses collapsed while others had roofs blown off leaving several famil...
Ndola council confiscates illegally sold liquor
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Ndola City Council has confiscated hundreds of boxes of alcohol being sold illegally in different locations by individuals without liquor licenses. Ndola City Council Public Relations Manager Tilye...
Zambia’s Emerald described as the best gemstone in the world
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The Jewel of Africa has described Zambia’s trade agreement with the United States of America under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as a success story for the country’s gemstone indus...
Social Health Insurance in Zambia: Getting the bolt and nut right with Health Economics
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According to the WHO, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) means everyone in the country can use the promotive, preventive, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need of sufficient quality to ...
Interreligious dialogue: Church in Zambia introspects
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The 2017 Extraordinary National Catholic Forum of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) is currently taking place in the Zambian capital, Lusaka. And the Catholic Bishops of Zambia have ...
Zambia has some of the best tourism attractions in Africa-King Mswati
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King Mswati the second of Swaziland says Zambia has some of the best tourism attractions in Africa. He says it is for this reason that he has visited the Country. The King also told Reporters that ...