Daily Archives: March 7, 2018

Lusaka man stubbed by wife over Nshima

UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo

A man of Lusaka’s Bauleni compound who was stubbed by his wife over nshima has been discharged from the University Teaching Hospital. And the hospital has also discharged a 20 year-old man of Lusaka West identified as Evans Lukonde who was attacked and stabbed by unknown people around midnight over the weekend. UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo has told ...

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Over 150 Luampa pupils abandon school due to floods

Luampa District Commissioner Winnie Kamayoyo

More than 150 pupils at Kanyenze Primary School in Luampa district in Western Province have been forced to abandon school following floods that hit the area after successive days of rains. The pupils have failed to attend lesson for the last four days after Luampa River burst its banks and flooded the area. Kanyenze Primary School Head Teacher Brian Likumbi ...

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Kanganja cautions Zambians ahead of long weekend

Kakoma Kanganja - Inspector General of Police

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has cautioned members of the public against making unnecessary movements during awkward hours during the long weekend to avoid being easy targets for suspected ritual killers. In a message to Zambians ahead of the long weekend, Mr. Kanganja says his advice comes after a spate of suspected ritual murders recorded in the recent past. ...

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ZRA so far collects revenues above target this year

ZRA Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda (Picture by Albert Mpezeni)

Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda says the authority has in the first two months of 2018 collected above target revenue totaling K440 million. Mr. Chanda is confident that ZRA will once again exceed its revenue collection target just like it did last year after collecting K1.5 billion above target. He says with its enforcement strategy as well ...

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Lightning kills three people in Southern Province

Esther Katongo

Three people have died after being struck by lightning in Southern province while three others are nursing injuries. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed the development to QTV News that two people died yesterday after they were struck by lightning at around 13:00 hours at Livingstone Central Hospital. Ms Katongo has identified the deceased as Brian Muleya aged 25 and ...

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Nkana kick off 2018 CAF Confed Cup race

CR Belouizdad 3 – 0 Nkana Zambia's representatives in the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup Nkana FC

Nkana jump straight in to the fire tonight in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup when they face CR Belouizdad of Algeria in a first round, first leg match away in Algiers at 18h00. Nkana enter the fray this month after enjoying a bye from February’s preliminary round. Coach Beston Chambeshi has rallied Nkana to ensure they leave Algeria with nothing ...

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Ronaldo helps Real to PSG win

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo applauds fans after the match

Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro got the goals for Real Madrid as the holders won 2-1 away to a Paris Saint-Germain side missing Neymar to secure their place in the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday. Ronaldo had scored twice – including his 100th goal for Real in the competition – as they won 3-1 in the first leg in Spain last ...

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Human Rights Lawyer oppose calls to abolish death sentence

Moono Mapani

A Lusaka based Human Rights Lawyer says there is no need for some stakeholders to start championing for the removal of the death sentence in the republican constitution. Moono Mapani says this provision of the law is there for purposes of promoting order in the country and that removing it would result in increased cases of murder in the country. ...

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PIA supports NHI Bill

PIA Deputy Registrar in charge of Insurance Titus Nkwale

The Pensions Insurance Authority says it supports the enactment of the National Health Insurance Bill. PIA Deputy Registrar in charge of Insurance Titus Nkwale says the bill is a mechanism by which citizens will be accorded an opportunity to access enhanced primary health care services. Mr Nkwale is however, of the view that the bill once enacted should address basic ...

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