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Yesterday President Edgar Lungu and his Botswanan and Zimbabwean counterparts opened the 923 meters long Kazungula Bridge to the public. Construction of the bridge commenced in 2014 at a total cost of $259.3 dollars after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Zambia and Botswana which later incorporated Zimbabwe. The bridge which connects Zambia […]

The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit, (DMMU) has refuted allegations by the UPND that the institution is asking people to surrender their National Registration and Voter’s cards in exchange for relief food. DMMU National Coordinator, Chanda Kabwe says contrary to the allegations against it, the institution exists to serve the interests of Zambians and has […]

Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister, Raphael Nakachinda says access to safe and clean water in the country has increased from below 50% to over 72% of the country’s population as a result of interventions put in place by the government. The Minister says the country has also recorded an increase in access to […]

Police in Lusaka have launched a manhunt for Charles Lungu of Balastone area for allegedly pouring boiling water on his wife who later died after sustaining severe burns. The deceased, Mandadu Daka 57 of Balastone’s Mapulanga area on 14th April 2021 reported to Muchinga Police Post that her husband had assaulted by pouring boiling water […]

Stakeholder expectations are notably high in anticipation of President Lungu’s address to parliament and the nation at large that the country will hold it’s elections on the 12th August, 2021. Transparency International Zambia Executive Director, Maurice Nyambe feels the President needs to assure the nation that there will be no reports of electoral corruption ahead […]

Catholic Priest, Father Laston Lupupa has apologized to Zambians for having suggested in a church sermon that elections should be rigged to prevent some people from going to State House. After widespread condemnation of his message, Father Lupupa said he is sorry for his utterances as his desire is to see peace and love prevail […]

Zambia Police spokesperson, Esther Katongo says two men of Mutono village in Mpulungu District in Northern Province identified as Arnold Sichilima aged 49 and Demus Simpemba aged 57 were allegedly burnt to death by a mob on 31st January, on suspicion of practicing witchcraft. Mrs Katongo said the victims were accused of bewitching Justice Musukuma […]

Mporokoso District Education Board Secretary, Joseph Kamalondo has committed suicide at Mporokoso COVID 19 isolation centre after testING positive for the pandemic. Mr Kamalondo, 56, of UN Village compound is reported to have committed suicide on 29th January around 13:00 hours and was found hanging off window burglar bars by nursing staff on 1st February, […]

Parliament has heard that a suspect believed to be behind the shooting to death of state prosecutor, Nsama Nsama and UPND sympathizer, Joseph Kaunda last month has been identified and arrested. The victims died of gunshot wounds after police officers were deployed to disperse a crowd that gathered to show their support to UPND leader […]

Hundreds of residents in Mozambique’s Buzi District are waiting at the Guara Guara administrative post to be evacuated after their houses were destroyed by Cyclone Eloise. Some residents who spoke to a local daily Noticias say they have been queuing for three days now. The National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction says the […]