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Five family members perish in road horror

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-SIX people, including a family of five died after the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a truck on the Solwezi- Chingola Road on Sunday evening around 19:00 hours near Kabitata stream.North-Western Police Commanding Officer Dennis Moola said in a statement yesterday that five of the victims including a four-year-old boy were […]

Well done, Bishop tells Govt

SOLWEZI Catholic Diocese Bishop Charles Kasonde has hailed the Government for the strides made in transforming the economy of the country.Bishop Kasonde said the Government had put up many interventions that indicated the path to economic recovery and removed doubt in the minds of stakeholders about its resolve to better the lives of Zambians. Read […]

Breaking the silence on fistula

“EVERY year, I repair an average of 10 fistula clients at either Solwezi General Hospital or during fistula camps at other hospitals. However, I know there are many other women suffering with fistula but are not able to access treatment due to lack of information or challenges in accessing health care.”These are sentiments of Dr […]

Bankers keen to back FQM expansion plan

By BUSINESS REPORTER – FIRST Quantum Minerals’ (FQM) investments and expansion projects in Zambia have reportedly drawn the interest of financiers in the region who recently toured its mine sites in Kalumbila and Solwezi to familiarise themselves with its operations. Read more

Homeless woman finds shelter at Ndola bus station for years

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA –It is 18:00 hours and traders at Chisokone Market in Ndola are packing up preparing to go home after a long day’s work.The market that accommodates transporters is busy during this hour as commuters rush to board their buses going to different destinations.The manicurist who also trades in second-hand clothes calls an […]

15 Hurt in Solwezi COVID-19 Cleaning Rumpus

[Times of Zambia] Fifteen people have been injured while six have been arrested following a riot in Solwezi over the council's efforts to decongest Kyawama market as part of measures to stop an outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Napsa to Start Solwezi Low Cost Housing Project This Year

[Times of Zambia] Solwezi -The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) will before the end of the year start construction of low to medium cost housing units in Solwezi as the part of the multi-million housing investment the authority is committing.

Court Upholds Granny Killers’ Death Sentence

[Times of Zambia] The Court of Appeal has upheld a death sentence for three men of Solwezi who killed their grandfather in a traditional practice called 'kikondo' more than four years ago on allegations that he was a wizard.

Miner Dies in Dump Truck Accident

[Zambia Reports] A 34-year-old miner at Kansanshi in Solwezi has died after a dump truck she was driving lost control and hit into another truck.

Solwezi Road Works Cheers Motorists

[Zambia Reports] Some Motorists conducting business between the Copperbelt and North Western Province are hopeful that the contractor working on the Solwezi - Chingola Roads will complete Road Works by December this year.

Business Community Delighted With Road Construction

[Zambia Reports] The ongoing road constructions in Solwezi district of North Western Province has cheered the business community who are hopeful of increased economic activities.

Colour Festival to Paint Solwezi

[Times of Zambia] THE mining town of Solwezi will be full of coloured festivities as the Solwezi Colorfest debuts at Tanji Waterfalls this Saturday.

Chief Mumena Counsels Politicians

[Times of Zambia] CHIEF Mumena of the Kaonde people in Solwezi in the North-Western Province has urged political parties and their supporters not to take the law into their own hands but maintain peace during their campaigns ahead of August 11, general...

Govt to Barricade DRC Border

[Times of Zambia] Government has decided to erect a barricade stretching from Chililabombwe to Solwezi to help regulate movement of people into and out of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and curb rampant smuggling activities.

Lumwana’s Agro Support Timely

[Times of Zambia] Barrick Lumwana's projection that Solwezi and Kalumbila districts of North-Western Province will soon attain self-sufficiency in food production and help deliver benefits to local economies is music to the ears.

Six Solwezi Cyclists Compete in SA

[Times of Zambia] After topping the log in the Zambian Schools Mountain Bike (MTB) series, six cyclists from Solwezi recently competed in the South Africa finals of the invitational Spur School MTB series.

‘HIV/Aids Pandemic Equals Child Marriages’

[Times of Zambia] Chief Mumena of the Kaonde-speaking people of Solwezi said early marriages posed a serious threat and had potential to equal or surpass the HIV/AIDS pandemic if left unchecked.

Works On Solwezi Council Offices Advance

[Times of Zambia] Construction of the modern Solwezi Municipal Council office block has advanced and the building is expected to be completed in December this year.