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Industrious Chisamba Granny Defies Age

[Times of Zambia] "Young people should work hard when they have an opportunity to do so as time waits for no one, and old age catches up with anyone."

Industrious Chisamba granny defies age

“YOUNG people should work hard when they have an opportunity to do so as time waits for no one, and old age catches up with anyone.”These are the words of 79-year-old Tisauke Phiri, a marketeer at the Chisamba Market in Central Province.Popularly known as ‘Bana Pears’, Ms Phiri who started her trade as a marketeer […]

New practices will improve farming sector – Minister

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI – AGRICULTURE Minister Reuben Mtolo has implored farmers to continue learning about new practices for farming to improve the sector.Speaking at the 2024 Agritech Expo in Chisamba at the weekend, Mr Mtolo said farmers should use the Agritech platform to learn new methods of farming.He said Agritech is a learning process and […]

Gomes speeds to Chisamba win

By SANDRA MWILA in Chisamba – AFRICA and Zambian champion Leroy Gomes dominated all the six stages of the third round of the Planet Spares sponsored national motor rally to emerge winner of this third round that recorded a low turnout of participants. Read more

ZAMBEEF, ZANACO partner in livestock farming

By CHATULA KANGALI –ZAMBEEF and the Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) have partnered in building capacity of livestock farmers in Southern Province.ZAMBEEF Chisamba Huntley farm and beef procurement division general manager Francis Mondom...

Drone technology spurring smart agro activities – CAA

By KETRA KALUNGADRONE technology is increasingly being adopted in the country to promote smart agriculture, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said. The 2023 Agric-Tech Expo in Chisamba saw the introduction of a drone for the first time where operators were brought on board to showcase the different drones being used in agriculture for irrigation […]

ZAFFICO explains shortage of round-wood timber

By KETRA KALUNGA –THE shortage of round-wood timber in Zambia is due to the economic growth in the construction, manufacturing and energy sectors, the Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) has said.The company is currently managing an estimated 57,000 hectares of pinewood and eucalyptus in the country. Read more

Govt to clamp down on criminality – Mwiimbu

By PASSY HAACHIZO in Chisamba – HOME Affairs Minister Jack Mwiimbu has warned that the Government will clamp down on criminal acts such as witch-hunting which often results in the murder of innocent elderly members of society.Mr Mwiimbu said it was sad that some members of the public were hiring witch-hunters that were in the […]

Govt bans cattle movement

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has with immediate effect banned the movement of live cattle from Chisamba and Chibombo districts following the outbreak of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP).Investigations conducted by the ministry’s department of veterinary services on September 2 and 3, 2022, confirmed the outbreak of CBPP, with the initial findings detecting […]

Minister Bemoans Central RTAs as One Dies in Chisamba

[Times of Zambia] CENTRAL Province has recorded another fatal accident on the Great North Road, this time in Chisamba, barely 24 hours after the loss of eight lives in Kabwe on Wednesday.

Socialist Party Candidate Found Dead, Body Burnt

[Times of Zambia] One of the youngest political aspirants in the August elections aged 29 has been found dead in a remote area of Kapiri Mposhi. Police said yesterday they had recovered the charred remains of Stallon Chobe who was vying for the positio...

Step-Daughter Murder Suspect to Undergo Mental Test

[Times of Zambia] A 37-year-old woman of Chisamba accused of murdering her step-daughter has been referred to the hospital for medical examination to determine her mental state at the time of committing the offence.

Footballer Lungu’s Case Fails to Take Off

[Times of Zambia] Chisamba Lungu's case yesterday failed to take off because of miscommunication on dates when the player was due to appear before the Kitwe magistrate's court.

Four Family Members Die in Car Crash

[Times of Zambia] Four members of the same family died on the spot in Chisamba area on Kabwe Road while two others are nursing injuries at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka.

Three ‘Bandits’ Appear in Court

[Times of Zambia] Three Lusaka-based men accused of attempting to murder a Police officer before grabbing his AK-47 assault rifle in Chisamba District appeared in court last week.

Muteteka Walks to Freedom

[Times of Zambia] MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament Moses Muteteka, who was serving a five-year jail term at Chimbokaila Prison for theft of a motor vehicle, has been pardoned.

Muteteka Walks to Freedom

[Times of Zambia] MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament Moses Muteteka, who was serving a five-year jail term at Chimbokaila Prison for theft of a motor vehicle, has been pardoned.

Chisamba Expo Unveils Way Forward

[Times of Zambia] THE just ended 2015 Agric tech Expo in Chisamba District of Central Province, laid bare the answers regarding challenges faced by farmers in Zambia.

Chisamba Expo Unveils Way Forward

[Times of Zambia] THE just ended 2015 Agric tech Expo in Chisamba District of Central Province, laid bare the answers regarding challenges faced by farmers in Zambia.