A hailstorm has caused significant damage to over 120 maize fields in seven villages in Zimba’s Simwatachela Chiefdom of Southern Province.

It is interesting to hear that despite the advocacy being done, some people are still falling prey to human trafficking scams. Immigration Officers at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport has denied exit to a Zambian woman travelling to Oman to work as a house maid in a suspected human trafficking case.

The uncompetitive mining tax regime remained a challenge for the industry as it was prone to constant interfering and change by the previous Government and this should not be repeated by the current administration.

Northern Province Minister, Leonard Mbao has called for stiff punishment against perpetrators of early marriages. Mr Mbao, who is also Mpulungu area Member of Parliament, said there is need for government and traditional leaders to work together and formulate laws that ensure punitive action against those found wanting. He said it is sad that some […]

The Ministry of Agriculture in Siavonga District has received reports of Fall Army Worm attacks in a number of camps. District Agriculture Coordinating Officer, Anderson Mutinta has confirmed the development to ZANIS in an interview. Mr Mutinta said the ministry has since moved in to ascertain the extent of damage and verify the areas which […]

JACKSON MAPAPAYI writes @SunZambian DELAYS in rehabilitating a 1×4 classroom block at Yowela Day Secondary School in Mushindamo has worried Chief Musaka of the Lamba people. The classroom block had its roof ripped off during heavy rains in 2019 and since then, it has remained unattended to a situation which has affected learning at that […]

SUN BUSINESS writes @SunZambian ZAMBIA’S Annual inflation rate for January has decreased to 15.1 percent from last month’s 16.4 percent. Zambia Statistics Agency (ZAMSTATS) Interim Statistician General Mulenga Musepa said that the decrease of 1.3 percentage points which has been recorded in this month means that on average the prices of goods and services increased […]

JACKSON MAPAPAYI writes @SunZambian   A 30-YEAR-OLD woman of Kimakolwe compound in Solwezi has been arrested for allegedly stealing a 17-month-old baby. North-Western Province deputy commissioner of police Dr Fred Mulenga said the suspect, Josephine Liyoka was arrested on Thursday morning. Dr Mulenga said Liyoka was arrested after a woman in the neighbourhood, Ms Judith […]

CHILILABOMBWE small scale livestock farmers have been boosted with a donation of stock feed courtesy of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU). The donation is meant to enhance the feeding of various livestock in view of the challenges posed by the corona virus (COVID-19) and the dry spell experienced during the current rain season. […]

SHIWANG`ANDU District Health Office in Muchinga Province  is targeting to vaccinate at least 70% of the district population against Covid-19 by June 2022, in order to enhance public health. District Health Director, Gibson Mweemba said so far 9,000 people have been vaccinated against covid-19 in Shiwang`andu district out of the 44, 000 targeted representing a target of […]

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