Strong Earthquake Hits Zambia

Strong Earthquake Hits Zambia

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck northern Zambia early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter of the quake, which was very shallow at a depth of only 6.2 miles (10 km), was close to Lake Tanganyika southwest of the Tanzanian city of Kipili, some 78 miles (125.5 km) away, the USGS […]

Lusaka Woman Who Is SEX Starved Sues For Divorce

Lusaka Woman Who Is SEX Starved Sues For Divorce

A TWENTY-THREE-year-old woman of George township has asked the Matero local court to end her one-year-old marriage to her husband who she alleged has never slept with her since they got married. Elina Zulu wants to divorce Lameck Zulu, 35, of the same township on grounds that he has never made her feel a woman […]

FQM Introduces A Cattle Treatment Programme To Boost Livestock Sector

KALUMBILA, ZAMBIA – The first 115 cattle have been de-wormed, dosed, ear tagged, sprayed and treated for wounds under a new livestock programme introduced by First Quantum Minerals’ Trident Foundation. The new initiative, in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, aims to boost the livestock sector in the areas surround the company’s Sentinel […]

New Wholesale Price For Mealie Meal Will Be K85- MAZ

The Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) says the new wholesale price of mealie meal for a 25kg bag of breakfast is expected to be about K85. MAZ National Coordinator Andrew Chintala says this follows the signing of the contracts by nine milling companies with the Food Reserve Agency and the Grain Traders Association aimed at […]

Zambia Teachers Unions Merge Into Zambia Teachers Union

By ZTF Reporter The four registered teacher unions- ZNUT, BETUZ, SESTUZ and PROTUZ have finalized a clear roadmap that will see the teacher unions merge into one. The four organisations have since settled on a name for the new name to be called the ZAMBIA TEACHERS UNION (ZATU). The spokesperson of the Steering Committee for […]

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Rejects Trump Deportation Policy

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Rejects Trump Deportation Policy

Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation. The new rules include sending undocumented people to Mexico, even if they are not Mexicans. But Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says his country cannot “accept unilateral decisions imposed by one government on another.” […]

Kim Jong-nam Killing: Senior N Korea Diplomat Named as Suspect

Malaysian police have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam. Hyon Kwang Song is one of three more North Koreans being sought. One of the others is a state airline employee. Police also confirmed Mr Kim, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, […]

Markets, Bus Stations Boards Coming – Mwale

Markets, Bus Stations Boards Coming – Mwale

Local Government Minister Vincent Mwale says his ministry has embarked on a programme to appoint management boards which will manage and control markets and bus stations in the country, in line with clause 31 of the Markets and Bus stations Act. Mr Mwale has told Parliament in a ministerial statement that the management boards are […]

Govt Owes Agricultural Suppliers K2 Billion

Govt Owes Agricultural Suppliers K2 Billion

Government owes fertilizer suppliers, seed companies and transporters a total of two billion kwacha for the 2016/2017 farming season. Agriculture Dora Siliya told parliament when she delivered a ministerial statement today that fertilizer suppliers are owed one point six billion while seed suppliers are owed three hundred and thirty two point nine million kwacha. Ms. […]