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Mwata Graces Mutomboko

[Times of Zambia]THE Mutomboko ceremony of the Lunda people of Mwata Kazembe in Luapula Province reaches its climax today when the chief rises from the throne to participate in the victory dance, Mutomboko at the main arena.

Ininocent Mwansa Kasuba: Bahati Boy With Soccer Skills

[Times of Zambia]LAST week I sauntered into Mansa in Luapula Province again, and heard how Don Bosco has innovatively conscripted young boys and girls; giving them various practical skills as well as livelihood matching the adage -all work and no play ...

Save Tea Firm Now

[Times of Zambia]THE boiling issue at the once glamorous Kawambwa Tea Company (KTC) in Luapula Province needs to be tackled immediately to save the hundreds of workers from further depression.

Zaffico Expands to Luapula

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Forests and Forestry Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) has secured 20,000 hectares of land in Luapula Province for an expansion programme which will create 1,000 jobs for local people.

Mwansabombwe Youths to Perform Longo At AITF

[Times of Zambia]THE on-going Yezi Arts April International Theatre Festival (AITF) at Lusaka Playhouse has a surprise revelation; from Mwansabombwe in Luapula Province hails a group of young people who play a Mulenga Kapwepwe written Longo.

Kawambwa Tea to Be Recapitalised

[Times of Zambia]THE troubled Kawambwa Tea Company in Luapula Province will stir back to life next year, after its owners Gombe Holdings, announced plans to recapitalise it.

Luapula Cholera Outbreak Under Control – State

[Times of Zambia]INHABITANTS of Chief Mpanta's area of Samfya District in Luapula Province have cried foul over failure by Government to commission Mpanta Rural Health Centre (RHC), which was constructed in the early 1990's.

Amid Shortages, Police Seize 285 Bags of Mealie-Meal

[Zambia Reports]Amid rapidly rising costs, price controls, and increasing food shortages across many parts of Zambia, today police in Nchelenge district of Luapula Province have confiscated 285 bags of mealie meal and arrested two for smuggling.

Luapula Cholera Death Toll Hits Three

[Times of Zambia]THE cholera death toll in Luapula Province has risen to three, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has confirmed.

Isubilo Palm Oil Project Done

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has completed Isubilo Palm Oil Irrigation project in Luapula Province at the cost of K2 billion aimed at supporting 150 smallholder farmers.

Extend Fish Ban, Luapula Chiefs Urge State

[Times of Zambia]FOUR chiefs in Luapula Province have urged Government to extend the fish ban from three to four months to ensure that breeding of the fish is fully completed.

More Refugees Flee DRC Fighting

[Times of Zambia]THE number of refugees entering Zambia from the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) into Luapula Province has risen to more 900, Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has said.

Nchelenge Cries for Bank

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has appealed to financial institutions to consider investing in Nchelenge District in Luapula Province which has had no bank since independence.

BOZ Rebasing Team Gets Rousing Feedback

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia BoZ rebasing team which is in Luapula Province to sensitise people on the new currency has expressed gratitude for the response it is receiving from stakeholders in the communities that it is visiting.

Kaboko Mining Signs Manganese Deal

[Times of Zambia]AUSTRALIAN-BASED Kaboko Mining has signed an agreement for a joint venture for an initial 51 per cent interest in a manganese mining project in Luapula Province of Zambia.

Macky II Inspires Mansa Threesome

[Times of Zambia]THREE youths in Mansa in Luapula Province have formed a band that they believe will add flavour to the local music industry.

Repossess Kawambwa Tea, Govt Urged

[Times of Zambia]The Government has been urged to either repossess Kawambwa Tea Company (KTC) in Luapula Province or find another investor to revive the troubled firm which has failed to operate profitably since its privatisation more than 10 years ago.

Mansa Batteries’ Move Right

[Times of Zambia]THE completion of a feasibility study on Mansa Batteries Limited in Luapula Province is one positive step the Government has made and will revamp that region's economy which fell on hard times shortly after the privatisation of the com...