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Posts published in “Day: April 26, 2016

Three Million Malawians Face Hunger

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu faced up to the food situation in the region when Malawian President Peter Wamutharika requested for help toward their 1.2 metric tonnes maize shortfall.

Athletes’ U.S. Trip Suffers Setback

[Times of Zambia] FINANCIAL constraints have stopped the highly promising Zambia relay team from taking part in the Tom Johns invitational relay in the United States of America (USA) which will be part of qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Haboombe Village in Water Crisis

[Times of Zambia] BEATRICE Mazuba, a 13-year-old girl from Haboombe village who once dreamt of a better future dropped out of school in grade two as a result of the long distance from her place to the nearest basic school.

Zambia/DRC Meal Deal Beneficial

[Times of Zambia] WE hail the two governments - Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - for signing an agreement on terms in which the latter could legally import maize from Zambian private entities.

Ndola Council Seeks Partnership to Mend Abattoir

[Times of Zambia] NDOLA City Council (NCC) is seeking partnership with the private sector to rehabilitate the public abattoir which has been in a disused state for over 20 years.

Chris Katongo, Isaac Chansa Back to Chipolopolo

[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo coach George Lwandamina has tinkered with his initial 22 member provisional squad for the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup by making more additions that has seen Christopher Katongo and Isaac Chansa bounce back to the team.

High Court Stops Cases Against Former President Banda

[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka High Court yesterday stopped proceedings in a matter where former Republican President Rupiah Banda is charged with two counts of corrupt practices because his immunity has been restored and cannot face prosecution.

Nevers Mumba Loses Ground – MPs Desert His MMD

[Zambia Reports] Nevers Mumba has admitted he has lost ground in reaching out to President Edgar Lungu over a possible alliance with the ruling Patriotic Front ahead of the August 11 general elections.

Xenophobia and Witchcraft Form Toxic Mix of Backwardness

[New Times] One of the most talked about topics on the international conference circuit today is the fourth industrial revolution. It is said it will transform our lives much faster and more profoundly than previous ones have done.

Kambwili Canes Hichilema Over ‘Armageddon’ Comment

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT says it is disappointed with United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema's statement that Zambians should pray hard ahead of the 'Armageddon' on August 11.

Lungu Calls for Action On Climate Change

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has called for increased affirmative action among countries in the Southern African region to address the increasing effects of climate change.