Chief Mulundu arrested for alleged murder of his subject

Chief Mulundu of Mwense district in Luapula province has been arrested and detained in connection with the alleged murder of his subject. Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi said the traditional leader has been apprehended and detained together with his retainer and two others in connection with the alleged murder. Mr Chushi said police will […]

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Commonwealth Secretary General commends Zambia for National Health Insurance

Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland has commended Zambia for enacting the National Health Insurance law. Ms. Scotland says the National Health Insurance Scheme is a key ingredient in helping Zambia achieve Universal Health Coverage. The NHI will pool resources that are key in implementing various quality health interventions. She congratulated Zambia for being in the […]

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Construction of Chongwe Nuclear Centre to proceed

The controversial construction of the Chongwe Nuclear and Technology Research Centre in Chongwe will go ahead after Zambia and Russia signed a general contract to kick start its construction. This is despite the residents of Chongwe including the local leadership in the area rejecting the project. Last week, the Zambian government and Russia’s Rosatom have […]

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More Govt vehicles impounded

Government Transport Control Unity has impounded more than 10 Government registered vehicles for failure to comply with Government driving regulations. Minster of Works and Supply Felix Mutati says the exercise is aimed at clamping down on abuse of government vehicles. Mr Mutati says driving of Government vehicles over the weekend requires necessary documentation to avoid […]

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Livingstone Hospital transformed

The Livingstone Central Hospital is in the process of starting the first ever Prosthetics and Orthotics training school in the country to help improve the number of trained personnel in the field. Prosthetics and orthotics are clinical disciplines that deal with artificial limbs for people with amputations and supportive devices for people with musculoskeletal weakness […]

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Modern Mupopopo coming

By ALICE NACHILEMBE A new modern market shelter will be constructed at Mupopopo market in Chingola’s Nchanga Township to enable marketeers to trade in good environment. Nchanga Member of Parliament Chali Chilombo said the marketeers suffered especially during the rainy season, hence the construction of the shelter. Mr Chilombo said the shelter is going to […]

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Transport on high-Lubinda

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda has attributed the high cost of transport as the biggest hinderance to doing business in the COMESA region. Speaking during the 21 meeting of COMESA of Justice and Attorney Generals in Lusaka, Mr Lubinda warned that COMESA will not meet its desired aim of anti-competitive trade practices within the region […]

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