CONGOLESE DIAMOND DEPORTEES ‘NEED HELP’

  The UN refugee agency has warned that Angola’s deportation of more than 300,000 nationals from the Democratic Republic of Congo this month has left them in an extremely precarious situation. The UNHCR said there were many allegations that migrants had been killed, reportedly by the Angolan security forces, with six deaths confirmed. It urged […]

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MAN DIES AFTER CONSUMING TUJILIJILI

  A thirty-two-year old man of Chezi Village in Mpulungu district has died after allegedly drinking illicit beer commonly known as TUJILIJILI. Sister to the deceased, Dyna Namukoko has confirmed the sad development. Ms Namukoko says the deceased, Peter Sinyangwe is suspected to have been drinking the illicit beer on an empty stomach for two days. ENDS……   […]

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NDC CALLS FOR DISSOLUTION OF ECZ BOARD

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has demanded for the immediate clean up at the Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ). NDC Vice President Rikki Akafumba has charged that the ECZ’s ability and capacity to conduct and administer examinations in the country remains doubtful. Mr Akafumba stressed that his part fears that Zambian academic credentials will not […]

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ZAMBIA PRODUCING IN EXCESS OF 500 TONNES OF HONEY PER YEAR

FISHERIES and Livestock Minister KAMPAMBA MULENGA Chewe says Zambia is producing in excess of five hundred metric tonnes of honey per year. Mrs. CHEWE says her Ministry is therefore, aggressively expanding access to markets in ther sector. She says Zambia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding -MoU with China to supply organic honey to that […]

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ETHIOPIA GETS FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president. Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa’s only female head of state. Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a cabinet with half the posts taken up by women. […]

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SINGLE MEN BEMOAN EXORBITANT BRIDE PRICE

Some concerned youths in Lusaka have condemned the exorbitant charges that men are asked to pay as bride price when they want to marry. Speaking in separate interviews with Komboni Radio News, Kennedy Mutale says it is unfortunate that many families in the country have commercialized the bride price commonly known as Lobola. Mutale charged […]

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LCC INTENSIFIES CHOLERA SENSITIZATION

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa says the Council has intensified sensitization and awareness in ensuring that Cholera outbreak does not occur in Lusaka upon the first rains. Mr Sampa said Council Officials are busy passing door to door to verify if everyone has registered for garbage collection and those found in breach will be penalized. Mr […]

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NDC ADOPTS JOHN MULENGA FOR LUPOSHOSHI

The National Democratic Congress or NDC in Northern Province has adopted John Mulenga as a candidate for the forthcoming Lupososhi Council Chairperson by election slated for 20thNovember 2018. NDC Provincial Chairperson, Godfrey Bwalya has confirmed the development. Mr Bwalya is confident that Mr Mulenga will win the election as he is on the ground and […]

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ETHIOPIA’S ABIY GIVES HALF OF MINISTERIAL POSTS TO WOMEN

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and would help restore peace and stability. Ethiopia is now the only African state after Rwanda to […]

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