Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

TCZ registers 127, 000 teachers, 113 colleges

Dr. Dennis Wanchinga

The Teaching Council of Zambia has registered 127, 000 teachers and 113 collages of education countrywide. The council has also disclosed that over 70, 000 practicing teachers have been found with forged results. Speaking at the launch of the teacher registration and college accreditation certificates issuance and sensitization on the cholera epidemic, General Education Minister Dennis Wanchinga says out of ...

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New Apostolic Church cancels Church gatherings

New Apostolic Church

The New Apostolic Church Zambia has with immediate effect cancelled all church gatherings and divine services in view of the prevailing Cholera situation in Lusaka. New Apostolic Church District Apostle for Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe Charles Ndandula tells QTV News that in view of the outbreak of cholera, there will be no church gatherings, including Sunday and Midweek Divine Services ...

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Samfya Teacher found dead in a knelling position

Esther katongo ZP

Police in Samfya of Luapula Province have picked a body of a 38 year old teacher who was found dead in his house in a knelling position. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed the development to QTV News that the deceased has been identified as Basewell Mwila a teacher at Twingi Primary School. Ms Katongo says two bottles of wine ...

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Topsy Sikalinda - ZRA Corporate and Communications Manager

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has arrested five people of Chinese, Burundi and Lebanese nationalities for smuggling activities involving seven transit trucks carrying assorted goods worth K3, 600, 000. The license for the clearing agent has also since been suspended to pave way for thorough investigations. On separate dates, ZRA through the Elite Anti Smuggling Squad intercepted the seven trucks ...

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Govt closes more food outlets after testing positive for vibrio Cholera

Chitalu Chilufya - Health Minister

Government has shut down more food outlets in Lusaka after samples collected from various eating places tested positive for vibrio cholera. Yesterday, government closed three Hungry Lion outlets and the Pick n Pay outlet in town. Speaking during a press briefing in Lusaka, Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya says Pick n Pay Woodlands bakery section and Debonairs Levy Mall have ...

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Supreme Court January sessions halted


Following the outbreak of Cholera in Lusaka, the Prison authorities have been directed to cease the transportation of prisoners from one prison to another. Judiciary Public Relations Officer Kalumba Chisambisha says the Prison authorities are therefore unable to move prisoners from Kabwe to Lusaka for the Supreme Court Appeal Sessions for the month of January, 2018 scheduled to commence on ...

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Govt suspends Principal – Agency relationship for Chongwe Council

Lands Minister Jean Kapata - Picture by Albert Mpezeni

Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean Kapata  has with immediate effect suspended the Principal – Agency relationship for Chongwe District Council as created under Paragraph 3 of land circular No 1 of 1985. Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources Public Relations Officer Diniwe Zulu has confirmed the development to QTV News that Ms Kapata is concerned that the council has ...

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SESTUZ welcomes govt’s decision to close down schools


The Secondary Schools Teachers’ Union of Zambia (SESTUZ) has welcomed government’s decision to close down schools in cholera affected areas. Union General Secretary Sitibekiso Wamuyuwa says it is an international requirement that the working environment for teachers and learning environment for students must be safe. Mr. Wamuyuwa has called on all stakeholders to consider the risk and lives of the people ...

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Luapula Patriotic Front Youths indiscipline- Kachunga

chunga kachenga

Youth Aid Chairman Chungu Kachenga has described as indiscipline Patriotic Front Youths in Luapula Province who are calling on Bahati Member of Parliament Harry Kalaba to resign and face them in a by – election campaign. Mr. Kachenga says it is lack of respect for Patriotic Front youths to call for a senior party member to resign from the party ...

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Kalesha defends Gemcanton Limited from the incident that happened at Ebenezer Mine in Lufwanyama

ESMAZ President Victor Kalesha

Emerald and semi-precious stones mining Association of Zambia (ESMAZ) President Victor Kalesha has defended Gemcanton Investments Holdings Limited in Lufwanyama from what happened at Ebenezer Gem-field mine in Lufwanyama. Mr. Kalesha says the unfortunate incident that happened at Ebenezer has got nothing to do with Gemcanton as a company. He has dismissed the article published in the daily nation newspaper that ...

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