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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.

Refrain From Excessive Force, Marines Told

[Times of Zambia] Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Boniface Chimbwali has advised marine soldiers to refrain from using excessive force when carrying out their patrols during the fish ban.

Nchelenge Rubber Expansion On

[Times of Zambia] Government has embarked on expanding Nchelenge rubber plantation in Luapula Province to reach the required hectarage to make it economically viable for exports.

‘Let’s Farm More Fish’

[Times of Zambia] Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Bornface Chimbwali has called for increased fish farming in view of fish depletion in natural water bodies in the area.

Chief Puta Quizzed

[Times of Zambia] Senior Chief Puta of the Bwile people of Luapula Province has been warned and cautioned by Police over recent protests that resulted in the death of his retainer and the destruction of property at Chieftainess Mwabu's palace.