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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.

Teacher Accused of Conning Seven Out of K26,000

[Times of Zambia] A TEACHER of Kabwe has appeared in court on charges of obtaining K26,000 from an individual he promised to secure jobs for seven people in the ministry of Education.

Teacher Accused of Conning Seven Out of K26,000

[Times of Zambia] A TEACHER of Kabwe has appeared in court on charges of obtaining K26,000 from an individual he promised to secure jobs for seven people in the ministry of Education.

Kabwe Main Canal Poised for Rehab

[Times of Zambia] There is an old furrow in Kabwe, a remnant of the town's oldest pieces of mining infrastructure, which was once used to ferry toxic and lead runoff from the closed local mining pits. But in recent years, the 'Ingalande' as the importa...

‘Govt’s Closure of Schools Welcome’

[Times of Zambia] Media Network on Childs rights and Development (MNCRD) Executive Director Henry Kabwe has said the move by Government to close schools so that children can be protected from the Coronavirus is a welcome move and parents and guardians ...

The Young Activists Fighting Lead Pollution in Zambia

[HRW] A new video just published by Zambian environmental activists confirms Human Rights Watch's research on how a former industrial lead mine in their hometown of Kabwe has left a legacy of severe lead contamination. The youth activists, who work wit...

Toxic Mines Poison Locals Long After Closure

[HRW] "Henry" is thin and small for his age. The 10-year-old, his mum and I are sitting outside in the dusty, poor township of Waya in the Zambian city of Kabwe on a hot, dry afternoon.

What Govt Should Do to Clean Up Poisonous Soil, Dust in Kabwe

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Thousands of children in Kabwe are developing lead poisoning because of growing up in contaminated neighborhoods due to exposure around a former lead and zinc mine. Twenty-five years after the mine's closure, children living i...

Playing in Poisoned Dust

[HRW] Thousands of children in Kabwe, Zambia, risk lead poisoning just by playing outside because the earth and dust are so contaminated. The source is a lead and zinc mine that shut down in 1994 but was never properly cleaned up or sealed off. Lead po...

Back On Death Row

[Times of Zambia] THE Court of Appeal has upheld the death sentence imposed on a man from Kabwe for killing another man whose father was suspected to be a wizard.

Tackling Menace of RTAS

[Times of Zambia] REPORTS that more than 115 drivers were last year convicted by the Kabwe magistrates' court for causing death by dangerous driving, mainly on the Great North Road, are worrisome.

Kabwe Court Records 115 Convicted Drivers

[Times of Zambia] MORE than 115 drivers were convicted by the Kabwe Magistrate Court last year for causing death by dangerous driving mainly on the Great North Road.

Kabwe Authorities Act to Curb Cholera

[Times of Zambia] THE Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC), Lukanga Water and Sewerage Company (LgWSC) and the Ministry of Health have always worked towards bettering the lives of citizens in Kabwe by ensuring that the public is safe from waterborne diseases ...

New Year Babies Welcomed

[Times of Zambia] KABWE town has recorded 13 New Year babies who were born at Mine Hospital, Kabwe General Hospital (KGH), Kasanda Mine Clinic and Bwacha Clinic.

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.

Deliver 7th National Development Plan or Else, Officers Warned

[Times of Zambia] Central Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kabwe has warned principal officers in the region's 11 districts of being fired if they fail to implement various Government programmes under the umbrella of the Seventh National Development...

Kabwe Mayor Gives 38 Families Land

[Zambia Reports] Kabwe mayor Prince Chileshe has announced that the 38 families that have allegedly encroached on the Multi Facility Economic Zone will be given legal entitlement to pieces of land they claim to own.

Lawyer Ngulube Appeals Decision to Drop

[Zambia Reports] Kabwe lawyer Tutwa Ngulube says he will challenge the decision by PF Secretary General Davies Mwila to drop him as chairperson of the disciplinary committee.