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‘DRC wants more Kapenta’

By CHATULA KANGALI – THERE has been an increase in demand for Mpulungu sardines locally known as Kapenta from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region.Northern Province Permanent Secretary Bernard Mpundu says there has been an increased demand of kapenta from countries like the DRC and other countries in the […]

Are we dropping our guard on cholera?

RECENTLY the rains started pouring in some parts of Zambia, signifying the start of the rainy season.While the annual wet season brings the joys of rainfall to mankind, the season is sometimes also synonymous with a fatal waterborne disease called cholera.This bacterial infection spread by contaminated water tends to strike in hot and wet seasons.According […]

Bizzare discovery: Decomposed body of boy found in coffin

By JANE MWANSA and JOSEPH BANDA-A COFFIN wrapped in a sack containing the decomposed remains of a five-year-old boy has been found in Mpulungu District. Northern Province Police Commanding Officer Gloria Mulele confirmed in a statement yesterday that the coffin was found behind Kakonde Primary School in Kakonde Village by a passerby on Friday last […]

Mpulungu sex-for-fish trade irks FAO

By KETRA KALUNGA in Mpulungu District – THE Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is working to address the practice of fish-for-sex business reported to be rife between the fishermen and female traders in Mpulungu District of Northern Provinc...

‘Lake Tanganyika fish deplete’

By KETRA KALUNGA in MpulunguTHE fish catches on Lake Tanganyika has reduced due to the rampant use of illegal fishing methods, prompting the authorities to introduce a three-month fishing ban this year.The authorities in four countries sharing the lake, Zambia, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have resolved to close the lake […]

Support fisheries policy, Govt tells FAO

By KETRA KALUNGA in Mpulungu – THE Government has urged the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and its cooperating partners to support the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and the implementation that was recently approved into its ...

Agro produce markets yearning for quality

AN agriculture export-oriented sector is critical in the country’s effort to achieve economic growth and development.Agriculture plays an important role in ensuring food security and creating jobs and source of livelihood.In Zambia, the sector consists of small scale or subsistent, medium scale and large scale or commercial farmers.The sector employs nearly 70 per cent of […]

Govt to Speed Up Mpulungu Harbour Feasibility Study

[Times of Zambia] Government will accelerate the completion of the feasibility study for the modernisation of Mpulungu Harbour as a basis for raising resources for implementation of the project.

Woman, 23, Kills Hubby With Beer Bottle

[Times of Zambia] A TWENTY-THREE-year-old woman of Mpulungu in Northern Province has been arrested for allegedly killing her 33-year-old husband using a bottle of beer after a misunderstanding.

Mpulungu Harbour Shores Up Exports

[Times of Zambia] Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Limited (MHCL) management says about US$1.5 million has been realised from exports to the Great Lakes region in the first half of 2017.

Lake Chila Spends K500,000 for Mpulungu Lodge

[Times of Zambia] LAKE Chila Lodge has invested more than K500,000 in setting up another lodge in Mpulungu District of Northern Province on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.

Mpulungu to Have Fish Cannery

[Times of Zambia] A local company is set to put up a fish cannery in Mpulungu District, Northern Province, to boost the export of fish to the Great Lakes region.

‘Explore Lake Tanganyika Tourism’

[Times of Zambia] Government and stakeholders have been urged to explore the tourism potential on Lake Tanganyika in Mpulungu District to positively contribute to the growth of the sector.

New Hospital in Mpulungu

[Zambia Reports] GOVERNMENT'S quest to take quality healthcare to citizens will become real for 90,000 residents of Mpulungu where a newly built K20 million hospital will open in August.

New Hospital in Mpulungu

[Zambia Reports] GOVERNMENT'S quest to take quality healthcare to citizens will become real for 90,000 residents of Mpulungu where a newly built K20 million hospital will open in August.

Mpulungu Habour Rehab Key to Great Lakes Trade

[Times of Zambia] INFARSTRUCTURE development is a cardinal undertaking that helps spur growth of an economy and avails the citizen's efficient service delivery particularly in the social sector.

Mpulungu Port Gets U.S.$2.6 Million Grant

[Times of Zambia] THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has provided a grant worth US$2.64 million to the Government to undertake the feasibility studies and engineering designs for Mpulungu port.

Mpulungu Radio Station Defies Censorship Pressures

[Zambia Reports]A radio station in Mpulungu has defied directives by area Member of Parliament Freedom Sikazwe (Patriotic Front) to stop covering opposition political activities in the district.

Zambia, Burundi Seek Mpulungu Rehab Funds

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Burundi to facilitate funding for the rehabilitation of the Mpulungu Harbour.