Armed rustler spirits away herd of 80 cattle from Mpongwe

By STEPHANIE KUNDA – A SUSPECTED gunman is wanted by police for alleged stock theft of 79 head of cattle belonging to a farmer of Mpongwe on the Copperbelt. Copperbelt deputy Police Commissioner Bothwell Namusuwa says the animals stolen from a grazing area in the Lukanga swamps. “We received a report in Mpongwe involving aggravated […]

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Building caves in, kills worker on site

By STEVEN ZANDE  – A BUILDING has collapsed in Lusaka killing one construction worker and injuring two others. This accident happened in Katungu area around 11:50 hours yesterday. Deputy police spokesperson Danny Mwale identified the deceased man only as Joster aged 40, of unknown address of Lusaka, a construction site manager Akushanga Mwimamenwa is one […]

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Architects of disaster… Infrastructure collapsing in rainy season due to sloppy design work

By KELVIN MUDENDA – DISASTERS are overwhelming the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) with costly repairs, Vice-President Inonge Wina has said, warning that the onset of the rainy season is already creating anxiety at the department. Ms Wina said yesterday that her office was overwhelmed with reports of damaged roads, bridges, houses, schools and […]

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Lungu launches two women-led fish projects in Siavonga

By STEVEN ZANDE  – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu yesterday launched two fish-farming projects for two women-led co-operatives in Siavonga which will be producing 50 tonnes of fish to help reduce the annual fish deficit estimated at 87,000 tonnes. Meanwhile, Mr Lungu has said he will engage the Citizen Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) over the slow pace […]

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Register to vote NOW… for there may not be an extension, warns Lungu

By STEVEN ZANDE  – “REGISTER now instead of calling on the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to extend the voter registration exercise,” President Edgar Lungu has said. The president urged eligible voters to utilise the registration period before it closes on December 12, to be able to cast their ballot in next year’s general elections. […]

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