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FAZ to hand over 3 stadia

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has promised to hand over the remaining three stadia under the FIFA Forward Project by the end of this year.At the weekend FAZ, government and FIFA handed over the US$300,000 rehabilitat...

HH toasts presidency!

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema and First Lady Mutinta yesterday led United Party for National Development (UPND) members to celebrate two years in office.The first couple, who toasted the day by engaging in charity work, also flagged off the drilling of boreholes in all the constituencies in Lusaka using their personal resources.Read more

Choma man axes wife to death

By CHUSA SICHONE and JULIUS PHIRI – A FORTY-THREE-YEAR-OLD man of Choma District in Southern Province has axed his 33-year-old wife to death after she attempted to serve him divorce hearing summons.And a thirty-five-year-old man of Chipata in Eastern Province has been axed to death by his nephew on suspicion that he bewitched his step […]

Drug cartel busted

By JULIUS PHIRI and JAMES KUNDA – THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Chipata has arrested three pharmacists at the Chipata District Health office for theft of drugs worth more than K890,000 and seized four motor vehicles and five houses su...

Atlasmara, Eastern Water sign deal for digital bill payments

By CHATULA KANGALI – ATLAS Mara Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Eastern Water and Sanitation Company (EWSC) to digitalise the payment of water bills in the province. Read more

Ngonis conquer Bemba kingdom

By JULIUS PHIRI At Chipata Golf Club –  THE Ngoni people over the weekend conquered the Bembas in the 2023 Nc’wala golf tournament played on the sidelines of the Nc’wala traditional ceremony.The Ngoni took this year’s title with a 358-337 points...

Workers Compensation rakes in K4m from Chipata

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Workers Compensation Fund and Control Board (WCFB) branch in Chipata has achieved an annual revenue of K4 million.The revenue collection is from all sectors of the economy under the coverage of the WCFB.

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Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Chipata

[Agenzia Fides] Vatican City -- On December 10, 2022, the Holy Father appointed rev. Gabriel Msipu Phiri, of the clergy of Chipata, currently in charge of raising funds for diocesan activities, as Auxiliary Bishop of the same Episcopal See assigning hi...

ECL’s home robbery: PF cadre arrested

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Police have arrested one suspected Patriotic Front (PF) cadre and launched a manhunt for another in connection with the theft of two television (TV) sets at former President Edgar Lungu’s residence.Two TV sets worth K66,000 were reported stolen at Mr Lungu’s Ibex Hill residence in Lusaka recently.Police allegedly traced Angel Chipasha of […]

Chipata Woman Pours Hot Porridge On Hubby

[Times of Zambia] A WOMAN of Chipata's Magazine township is in police custody for murder after allegedly pouring hot porridge on her estranged husband who later died.

100 Years for Sex Offenders

[Times of Zambia] Three male sex offenders, one of whom abused a teenage boy in prison, will have plenty of time to regret their conduct after each was sentenced to decades in the gaol by the Chipata High Court.

Kasolo Takes Swipe At Chipata Council

[Times of Zambia] Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo has taken a swipe at Chipata City Council management for tasking council police to collect daily revenue from the markets a responsibility outside their line of duty.

Be Patient With Us – Sable

[Times of Zambia] SABLE Transport and Construction Company has urged Chipata residents to remain patient as modalities are being finalised to complete the tarring of some township roads.

Former Chipata Mayor Commits Suicide

[Zambia Reports] Former Chipata Mayor Jealous Phiri has allegedly committed suicide following piling obtaining money by false pretense cases.

5-Year Diocesan Pastoral Strategic Plan Unveiled

[Times of Zambia] THE Catholic Diocese of Chipata has unveiled a five year Diocesan Pastoral Strategic Plan (DPSP) which provides a framework for fulfilling the responsibility of the church.

Cargill Hits 1,200 Bags Per Day

[Times of Zambia] CARGILL is producing 1, 200 bags daily of breakfast mealie-meal at its milling plant in Chipata District in Eastern Province.

Chipata Steps up Literacy Programmes

[Times of Zambia] Ukadzipalile Rural Literacy Programme (URLP) project manager Kafula Daka has said literacy is a fundamental human right and the foundation for lifelong learning.