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Govt ponders compensating farmers affected by anthrax

By SHARON KALIMBULA – SOUTHERN Province Minister Credo Nanjuwa says the provincial administration was in talks with the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit on the possibility of compensating the farmers whose livestock has died from anthrax.Speaking to journalists in Lusaka yesterday, Mr Nanjuwa said that Sinazongwe district in the province was drought prone making livestock […]

Environmental disaster looming in Maamba

By KELVIN MUDENDA – AN environmental catastrophe is looming in Maamba in Sinazongwe District of Southern Province following months of heavy pollutants were discovered spewing into two major rivers systems by mining operations in the area.The two rivers Siggebbo and Chitinti Rivers, which flowed into the Kanzinze River were said to be heavily polluted with […]

NAPSA bonanza fever

By CAROLINE NGWENGWE – THE recent National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) partial withdrawal bonanza has reportedly left some homes shattered after some male spouses in Sinazongwe district of Southern province took off with the cash on a s...

Sinazongwe man axes neighbour to death

By KELVIN MUDENDA – A THIRTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD man of Sinazongwe District in Southern Province has been axed to death by his neighbour after he was allegedly found sleeping in his house.

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‘It’s now 8 hours’

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO has reduced electricity load-shedding from 12 to eight hours daily following the resumption of full operations at the 300 MegaWatts (MW) Maamba Collieries thermal power plant in Sinazongwe District. Read more

Chiefs Condemn Attack On Chief Mweemba’s Palace

[Times of Zambia] Chiefs in Southern Province have condemned the petrol bombing of Senior Chief Mweemba with family members while in their sleep at his palace in Kanyemba Village in Sinazongwe District during the early hours of Friday morning.

Sinazongwe Army Worms Contained

[Times of Zambia] The army worms that destroyed maize fields in four wards in Sinazongwe District have been contained.

Displaced Sinazongwe Families Receive Aid

[Times of Zambia] Fourteen families displaced by a sinking surface at Nkandabwe Collum Coal Mine in Sinazongwe District of Southern Province yesterday received relief food from the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU).

Sinazongwe Irrigation Schemes Welcome

[Times of Zambia] However, it is sad that the opposition political parties decided to deny the community of a project that could have raised their living standards by enticing them to rise against the scheme.

Sinazongwe Irrigation Schemes Welcome

[Times of Zambia] However, it is sad that the opposition political parties decided to deny the community of a project that could have raised their living standards by enticing them to rise against the scheme.

Dams Impasse Resolved

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT and the Sinazongwe farming community have resolved the misunderstandings which led to the stalling of works on two dams in Sinazongwe.

Rifts Stall Sinazongwe, Nzenga Dam Projects

[Times of Zambia] THE construction of two dams in Sinazongwe has stalled due to a misunderstanding between the community and the Government, it has been learnt.

Peasant Farmer Nabbed Over Marijuana

[Times of Zambia] A PEASANT farmer of Sinazongwe has been arrested for cultivating more than three tonnes of cannabis.

Peasant Farmer Nabbed Over Marijuana

[Times of Zambia] A PEASANT farmer of Sinazongwe has been arrested for cultivating more than three tonnes of cannabis.

Man Fined for Illegal Ammo

[Times of Zambia]A thirty-six-year-old man of Sinazongwe has been fined k100 for unlawful possession of ammunition when poaching for ivory and game meat in kazungula recently.

Man Fined for Illegal Ammo

[Times of Zambia]A thirty-six-year-old man of Sinazongwe has been fined k100 for unlawful possession of ammunition when poaching for ivory and game meat in kazungula recently.

DMMU Gives Sinazongwe School K50,000

[Times of Zambia]THE Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has released over K50,000 for the rehabilitation of a classroom block at Chamukwapula Community School in Sinazongwe.

Ambulance Donation Cheers Residents

[Times of Zambia]TEARS of joy, ululations and traditional dances from residents of Sinazongwe Constituency characterised the splendid handover of an ambulance by their area Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene.

Maamba Coal Output Soars

[Times of Zambia]COAL production at Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) in Sinazongwe has increased from 90,000 tonnes in 2012 to 400,000 tonnes last year.