GOVT URGED TO IMPLEMENT THE ALCOHOL LEVY

Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) has called on the government to quickly implement the alcohol levy following the adoption of the national alcohol policy. SAAPA Communications specialist Jonas Ngulube has told Komboni Radio News that introducing the alcohol levy will enable the government to raise money needed to effectively implement the policy. Mr. Ngulube […]

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PARENTS URGED TO TAKE THEIR CHILDREN FOR POLIO VACCINE

The Human Rights Commission has appealed to parents and guardians to take their children to Health Centres for polio vaccination during the child health week to prevent disability. Commission spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya says it is important to have children vaccinated against polio in order to protect them against disability caused by polio. Mr Muleya says […]

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17 YEAR OLD BOY DROWNS ON LAKE KARIBA

A 17 year old boy of Chipepo village in Monze district of Southern Province has died after drowning when the canoe he was paddling capsized on Lake Kariba. Southern Province Police Commissioner Bonny Kapeso who confirmed the development says the incident happened on Sunday between 14:00 hours and 16:00 hours at Busheni fishing camp in […]

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NGWENYA RESIDENTS APPEAL FOR PIPED WATER

Residents of Ngwenya area in Misisi compound have repeated calls on the authorities to install piped water in the community. The residents have complained that access to clean and safe drinking water has continued to be a major challenge due to lack of piped water. The residents charged that despite the installation of piped water […]

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RESIDENTS URGED TO WORK WITH COUNCIL POLICE

The Lusaka City council (LCC) has called on members of the public to cooperate with the council police as they execute their duties. Speaking in an interview with Komboni radio news, LCC Acting Public Relations Manager George Sichimba says the council has received reports that council police officers are being physically and verbally abused by […]

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TWO DIE AFTER ZIMBABWE CAMPAIGN BLAST

Two people injured in Saturday’s explosion at a campaign rally in Zimbabwe’s second city of Bulawayo have died, a medical official has said. Solwayo Ngwenya, clinical director of the city’s Mpilo hospital in the city, told AFP other victims had life-threatening injuries. At least 49 people, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s two deputies, were injured in […]

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