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One person has been cited in Mpulungu District of Northern Province for providing healthcare services without any prior training in the health profession and registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia. HPCZ Senior Public Relations Officer Terry Musonda said Reuben Mumba, male aged 45 has since been charged and arrested for practicing as a […]

BY ADRIAN MWANZA  FORMER Southern Province Permanent Secretary Sibanze Simuchoba and 13 other officials at the Provincial Administration have been arrested for wilfulfailure to follow procedure and fraudulent false accounting involving over K623, 000 contrary to the Laws of Zambia. Mr Sibanze, 66, of House No. 19 Ngwerere Road, Roma, Lusaka, together with Enoch Kashweka, 57 a former Principle Accountant, and Linda Siwale, a […]

The Eswatini government has directed the country’s main telecoms operator, MTN, to shut down social media giant Facebook, reports say. The move is part of a bid to curb pro-democracy protests that have been going on for months in a country ruled by an absolute monarch. Privately-owned Swaziland News website reported on the government accusing […]

By MICHAEL MIYOBA ZAMBIA’s only professional mixed martial arts fighter, Robert “Black Tiger” Simbowe says preparations for his match anticipated fight with South Africa’s Stevo Law are progressing well. Simbowe, who is commonly known as the “Black Tiger” in the MMA world for his patience and pounce and strike style will next month face Law […]

Former Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, has been summoned to appear before a traditional court over the “improper” burial of the late President Robert Mugabe. The former first lady is being accused of having gone against local culture by burying her husband at the family homestead, instead of a place “chosen by his relatives and […]

By NOEL IYOMBWA CEMENT prices have remained high despite the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) ordering that firms revert to pre-cartel prices by May 7 this year. And the CCPC says it has embarked on a countrywide survey to check and confirm on whether cement companies have reverted to the prescribed prices. CCPC ordered […]

By PETER SICHALI A MAN sustained serious burns after being torched for allegedly attempting to steal from parked trucks in Nakonde, Muchinga Province Commissioner of Police Lizzy Machina has said. Ms Machina said the incident occurred on Tuesday around 02:00 hours on Malawi Road in the Tanzania Market in Katozi Village of Chieftainess Waitwika’s area. […]

By GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has sued the State claiming damages for malicious prosecution in a case where he was acquitted of treason charges in 2017. Mr Hichilema who has cited Attorney General Likando Kalaluka as the defendant his seeking an order that all known police officers that conducted themselves in an […]

GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA writes GOVERNANCE activist, Isaac Mwanza has discontinued the matter in which he petitioned the Constitutional Court to declare the Sesheke Constituency seat vacant following the sentencing of  its Member of Parliament Romeo Kang’ombe to 12 months imprisonment with hard labour . Mr Kang’ombe was convicted and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment with hard labour […]

GOVERNMENT will consider adding Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine to its basket of vaccines to ensure adequate doses for the eligible population in Zambia. This follows World Health Organisation (WHO) approval of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine and added it to the list of vaccines, which is a prerequisite for a potential COVAX roll-out. Minister of Health Jonas […]

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