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Posts published in December 2017

ITU, Zicta Install Flood Early Warning Systems in Zambia

[CIO] ITU and the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority, ZICTA, have jointly installed and commissioned Flood Early Warning Systems (EWS) in two areas of southern Zambia which are highly prone to flooding.

Sweden Gives Zambia 25 Ambulances

[Zambia Reports] The Swedish Government through Swedish International Development Cooperation (SIDA) has donated 25 basic support ambulances worth K13 million the Zambia government.

U.S. $4 Million for Cholera Fight

[Times of Zambia] THE Ministry of Finance has so far pumped K45 million into efforts to fight the latest outbreak of cholera since October when the first cases were reported.

Kazungula Teacher Arrested for Assault

[Times of Zambia] A TEACHER in Kazungula has been arrested for assaulting a contractor engaged to drill a borehole in Makoli village.

Charcoal Emerges From the Shadows

[IPS] Choma, Zambia -"We have various financial obligations that push us to charcoal making. Top on the list is farming inputs and school fees," explains Arclay Moonga, a charcoal producer and chairperson of the recently formed Choma District Charcoal ...

Kitwe Mayor Bemoans Poor State of Toilets

[Zambia Reports] The poor state of toilets and infrastructure in all the bus stations in Kitwe calls for immediate attention, Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang'ombe has observed.

Quality of New Engineers Worries EIZ

[Zambia Reports] Engineering Institute of Zambia Vice President Eng. Abel Ngandu has charged that the industry is getting a raw deal from graduates coming from different institutions of higher learning.

Kabwe Mayor Warns Against Land Grabbing

[Times of Zambia] KABWE Mayor Prince Chileshe has said the suspension of the land administration agency for the local authority by the central Government does not stop it from preventing land grabbing currently going on.

Changwe Kalale Interred

[Times of Zambia] CHANGWE Kalale was a unique talent, Beston Chambeshi said at the late ex- Zambia Under-17 stars burial yesterday in Chambeshi.

537,000 Farmers Receive Imputs Under E-Voucher

[Times of Zambia] ABOUT 537, 000 farmers have started receiving inputs under E-voucher, representing 53 per cent of the 1 million farmers that are targeted to benefit in the 2017/18 farming season, E-governance Permanent Secretary Martin Mtonga has said.

Zambia Must Clarify Whether It Will Host Israel-Africa Summit

[Fahamu] The Southern African state is one of the few countries within in Africa with a military attache stationed in Israel where it opened an embassy in 2015. Israel does not have an embassy in Zambia. Holding an Israel-Africa summit in Zambia would ...

Chinese Reserve Police Twist Regretable

[Times of Zambia] WE regret the Zambia Police Service's decision to reverse its earlier progressive resolution to enlist eight Chinese nationals in the police reserve wing.

Govt Releases K20m for City Market Rehab

[Times of Zambia] THE Ministry of Finance has so far released K20 million for the rehabilitation of the Lusaka City Market that was gutted in an inferno early this year.

Academics Accused of Offering Unethical Aid to Students

[Times of Zambia] THE National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) has condemned what it alleges is a growing trend by academic experts offering to write assignments on behalf of students for a fee.

Match Cancellation – New Details Emerge

[263Chat] New details behind the cancellation of the highly anticipated match between the Zimbabwean Warriors and their Zambian counterparts, have emerged ,with Zambian authorities revealing that the match was not sanctioned by the football world gover...