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Government urged to aggressively provide alternative sources of income to charcoal burners across the country.

Energy Expert Johnstone Chikwanda has called on government to aggressively provide alternative sources of income to all charcoal burners across the country. Mr. Chikwanda says indications that the cutting down of trees for charcoal has greatly increased is a source of concern for the nation that is already grappling with…

President Hakainde Hichilema determined to empower women economically.

President Hakainde Hichilema says government is  initiating programmes aimed at  empowering women economically and drive equality to respond to the issue of  Gender Based Violence, GBV. In a message posted on his official Facebook page, to mark this year’s 16 days of GBV activism, the President said this is being…

A couple of Lusaka’s kasupe discovered dead 30 meters away from their home.

A Lusaka based woman identified as Bwalya Chileshe aged 56 of kasupe area in Lusaka has been discovered dead together with her husband identified as Benard Chomba aged 60 about 30 meters near their home. Deputy Police Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale says preliminary investigations indicate that an informer who…

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees calls on Zambia to issue refugees legal identity.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR has called on Zambia to issue documentation to refugees recognising their legal identity and enabling them to be self-sufficient. Wrapping up a five day visit to Zambia, UN Refugee Agency’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection,  Gillian Triggs, called on the authorities to consider all…

The Veep says no segregation in selecting applicants in the advertised position in the defense forces.

Vice President Mutale Nalumango has assured that there will be no segregation in selecting the applicants in the advertised position in the defense forces as well as the Zambia Police. Mrs. Nalumango says the decentralization of the recruitment process is an indication that all areas will be given equal selection…

President Hichilema addresses Zambia Army Peacekeepers deployed in Central Africa Republic.

President Hakainde Hichilema has addressed United Nations Zambian Peacekeepers, who are deployed in Central Africa Republic, and he has assured them that all modalities have been formalised, to ensure they are paid their full benefits as they serve at the mission. Speaking when he addressed the Zambia Army troop via…

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