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4 lynched on suspicion of witchcraft

FOUR people have been killed in Chifunabuli District of Luapula Province after an angry mob went on rampage attacking them on suspicion of practicing witchcraft.One of the victims’ bodies was burnt after he was killed.Chifunabuli District Commissioner Stanley Mukosa confirmed the incident yesterday and identified the victims as Jack Malisawa, 44, of Konikalila Village, Augustine […]

Stop lying on nshima – M’membe told

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – THE Government has dispelled Socialist Party president Fred M’membe’s assertions that a bag of mealie -meal in Milenge district of Luapula Province is fetching at K850.Milenge District Commissioner Allan Mutale said claims by Mr M’membe were false as a bag of mealie -meal in the district was fetching between K350 and […]

ZBF aids two affiliate members

By MWEMBE KAONA – THE Zambia Basketball Federation (ZBF) has come to the aid of two provincial associations with a K10, 000 performance based towards the implementation of the 2022 – 2026 strategic plan with a call for them to be an example to others.Luapula Province Basketball Association (LPBA) and Midlands Basketball Association (MBA) received […]

Chembe highest in CDF use

By SHARON KALIMBULA – CHEMBE Coonstituency in the Luapula Province has scored 98 percent utilisation, of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) out of the 156 constituencies in the nation.Trailing at the tail end and attaining a paltry 17 percent utilisation, is Chipili Constituency also from the same province.A report released by the Ministry of Local […]

Luapula mining consortium targets sugilite

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – SOME small-scale miners in Luapula Province have resolved to form a consortium firm to position themselves for investment in the province’s sugilite and manganese mining value chain.Luapula Minerals and Mining Consortium (LMMC) is as result of an amalgamation of two associations, the Luapula Minerals Association and Luapula Small Scale Mining Association […]

Simutowe appointed Luapula minister

By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has appointed Mbala United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP), Njavwa Simutowe to the position of Luapula Province Minister.The President in his brief to the new minister...

CEEC gets tough

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Citizen Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has seized eight fish cages from defaulting clients in Luapula Province.CEEC public relations and communications manager Cheelo Mukata said the commission had taken over ei...

Minister Chilundika fired, nabbed

By CHUSA SICHONE – FORMER Luapula Province Minister Derricky Chilundika, who was fired earlier in the day, has been arrested for allegedly carrying out mining activities illegally.It is alleged that Mr Chilundika, while acting with others, mined 23 tonnes of sugilite mineral ore in Chembe District between January 4 and 13 this year without a […]

3 men in ‘hot soup’ over sugilite

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – THREE people have been arrested by police in Mansa District of Luapula Province for unlawful possession of suspected sugilite mineral ore and criminal trespass.And Luapula Province Minister Derrick Chilundika commended the public for alerting the police and warned that those wishing to commit crime in the province should think twice. Read […]

Forward with Kalungwishi hydro-power scheme – HH

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the conclusion of the Kalungwishi Hydropower project in Luapula which has stalled for more than 20 years is yet another priority goal and nothing will deter his determination to guarantee its fruition.Read more

PF boss Chilangwa goes into hiding?

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-KAWAMBWA Member of Parliament Nickson Chilangwa is believed to have gone into hiding as police pursue him to execute a bench warrant issued by a Magistrate’s court last week for failure to appear before a court.Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga and Luapula Province Police Commanding Officer Fwambo Siame both confirmed in separate interviews that […]

Kashiba crossing point losing $12,000 monthly

By EMILY KUWEMA in Luapula Province – THE Kashiba crossing point in Mwense District is losing US$12,000 per month due to lack of adequate water vessels to ferry people and cargo across the Luapula River. Read more

Tarring of Kashikishi-Luchinda Road to Start Next Month

[Times of Zambia] The Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela has assured people of Nchelenge District in Luapula Province that tarring of Kashikishi-Lunchinda Road which links Nchelenge and Chiengi districts will start in M...

Luapula Woman Torches Self

[Times of Zambia] A 27-year-old woman of Moloshi Village in Mansa District of Luapula Province has set herself ablaze following a marital dispute with her husband.

Take Advantage of Luapula Expo to Change Lives, Church Told

[Times of Zambia] National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has challenged the Church in Luapula Province to take advantage of the huge gathering at the Luapula Expo and Investment Conference, as well as the Umutomboko traditio...

Schools Closed Down as Cholera Breaks Out

[Zambia Reports] Government has closed down three Primary Schools and all fishing camps along the Luapula River and Lake Mweru in Chiengi District of Luapula Province after cholera breakout.

Turkish Delegation Visits

[Times of Zambia] A TURKISH delegation has arrived in Luapula Province to explore investment opportunities ahead of the Luapula Expo,which will take place on April 26 this year.

Kawambwa Tea Revival Welcome

[Times of Zambia] NEWS that Government has signed an acquisition order to take over the moribund Kawambwa Tea Company (KTC) Limited in Luapula Province is exciting.

Farmer Jailed for Assault, Theft

[Times of Zambia] A THIRTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD peasant farmer of Lubunda chiefdom in Mwense District in Luapula Province has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment with hard labour for assault and theft.