GOVERNMENT URGED TO EXPIDITE THE ADOPTION OF THE NATIONAL ALCOHOL POLICY

  The Southern African Alcohol Policy Association (SAAPA) has called on the government to expedite the adoption of the national alcohol policy. SAAPA communications officer Jonas Ngulube is concerned that the government seems to be relaxed on the matter despite President Edgar Lungu having expressed concern on the continued alcohol abuse especially among the youth. […]

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GOVT URGED TO INITIATE PROGRAMS THAT WOULD CREATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTHS

The Parliamentary Committee on Youth, Sport and Child Matters says Zambia is facing an enormous challenge of reducing the high unemployment levels among the youths. Committee chairperson, Chinga Miyutu says there is need to initiate programmes that would create employment opportunities, especially among the young people. Mr. Miyutu made the remarks when he recently led committee members to pay […]

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MATERO NORTH RESIDENTS CHALLENGE CIVIC LEADERS TO VISIT THEIR WARDS

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Residents of Lusaka’s Matero North Township have castigated their civic leaders for allegedly failing to visit the area. The residents complained to a Komboni Radio News crew that visited the community that their area Member of Parliament and area councilor have never visited the community ever since they were elected into office. […]

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IBA SUSPENDS 12 RADIO STATIONS AND REVOKES COPPERBELT TV LICENCE

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has suspended broadcasting licences for 12 radio stations and revoked the broadcasting licence for Copperbelt Television for failure to comply with the conditions of their broadcasting licences. IBA Board Chairman Brigadier General Justin Mutale revealed at a media briefing in Lusaka today that the suspensions are for […]

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