NORTHERN PROVINCE PS HAILS MIDWIVES

Government has hailed midwives’ contribution to maternal and child health in Northern Province Provincial Permanent Secretary, Elias Kamanga said this during the commemoration of this year’s International Day of Midwives which was celebrated under the theme” Midwives leading the way to quality care”. Mr. Kamanga says government is aware of the shortage in midwifery staff […]

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CHIPENZI DEFENDS THE ADOPTION OF CHARMAINE MUSONDA

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Governance activist McDonald Chipenzi has defended the appointment of Charmaine Musonda as the UPND candidate for the Chilanga Parliamentary by-election. Mr Chipenzi says it is unfortunate that people are raising moral issues which are not prescribed in the electoral law and the Zambian constitution. He states that the current constitution does not […]

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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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KABWE RESIDENT CALLS FOR PROTECTION OF JOURNALISTS

A concerned resident of Kalwelwe in Kabwe rural has condemned the harassment of Journalists by political party cadres. Mr Nicholas Kapila has noted with concern that Journalists in the country both from the public and private media have continued to be harassed by supporters of political parties on account that their media house favours certain […]

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CCZ CALLS FOR PEACEFUL CAMPAIGNS IN CHILANGA

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has called on all political players participating in the Chilanga Parliamentary by-election slated for June 5, 2018 to conduct peaceful campaigns. CCZ General Secretary, Emmanuel Chikoya has reminded political players that winning an election is not a desperate task or winning by any means necessary. Fr. Chikoya stated that winning […]

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BANKER ARRESTED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING INVOLVING OVER 1.6 MILLION KWACHA

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Ndola has arrested a banker for money laundering activities involving over K1.6 million Kwacha. Ezra Malemuna, 32, a banker of House No. 2810 Mushili, Jacaranda Villa in Ndola District has been arrested and charged with theft by servant and money laundering, […]

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