Daily Archives: April 13, 2018

Catholic Bishops elect Bishop George Lungu as ZCCB President

Reverend George Lungu

The Catholic Bishops in Zambia have elected Reverend George Lungu, Bishop of Chipata Diocese as President of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB). Bishop Lungu takes over from Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu, the Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka Archdiocese. Bishop Lungu was elected at the ZCCB Plenary Meeting held on 12thApril 2018 at Kapingila ZCCB House in Lusaka. Most Rev. Ignatius ...

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Mansa man attempts to steal baby so he can sell him for K7, 000

Esther Police

Police in Mansa have arrested a 28-year old man after he attempted to steal and sale his sister’s six-month old baby at K7, 000. Richard Mwewa of off Chumbwe village in Kalasalukangaba Village in Mansa District was apprehended shortly after he broke into his 19-year old sister’s house and made away with her son. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo tells QTV ...

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EU invests €87 million to develop Zambia’s Agriculture

EU invests €87 million to develop Zambia's Agriculture

The European Union and the Zambian Government have signed 87 million Euro grant (equivalent to more than 1 billion Kwacha) Financing Agreement for a programme to support the “Sustainable Commercialization of Zambia’s Smallholder Farmers”. In line with Zambia’s 7th National Development Plan and the National Agricultural Policy 2016-2020, the European Union’s new programme will help small-scale farmers to graduate from low ...

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ODF billboards in Eastern Province to be brought down

Patrick Mwanawasa

Eastern Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Patrick Mwanawasa has instructed that all billboards with open defecation free messages in the province be brought down with immediate effect. In a letter addressed to all district commissioners in the province, Mr. Mwanawasa has described the messages on the UNICEF billboards proclaiming certain areas as open defecation free zones as dehumanizing. He says in ...

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