Musonda Hydro Power Station Done

Minister of Energy David Mabumba says the Musonda Hydro Power Station in Mwense District - Luapula Province will be commissioned in November this year.   Mr. Mabumba who is also Mwense Member of Parliament says President Edgar Lungu will commission the power station.   He confirmed this today when he addressed government officials at

HH Walks to Freedom

The State has entered a nolle prosequi in a case in which opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema  and Five others were charged with treason.   When the matter came up before High Court Judge Charles Chanda this morning, Director of Public Prosecutions Lillian Siyuni informed the court that the state had discontinued

Govt Clarifies HH Visits

Government has dismissed media reports suggesting that State House is authorising persons to visit incarcerated opposition UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema.   Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga says the reports are false and baseless.   Ms Mulenga who is also Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services says State House is NOT responsible over who visits

Kanganja Calls For Discipline Among Cops

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has called for discipline in the police service. Mr. Kanganja says all police officers need to be disciplined if they are to carry out their work effectively. He says the command is in a hurry to improve service delivery. The Inspector General of Police was speaking this

ECL Declares Compulsory HIV Testing

  President Edgar  Lungu has announced that HIV testing, Counseling and Treatment is now compulsory in Zambia. The Head of State says government is taking steps aimed at making Zambia an AIDS free country by 2030. He says the strategy which has replaced Voluntary Counseling and Testing has prioritised the fight against HIV

ECL to attend KAGAME inauguration

    President Edgar Lungu is expected to attend the inauguration ceremony of Rwanda's President-elect Paul Kagame this Friday.   Minister of Foreign Affairs, Harry Kalaba says President Lungu has accepted the invitation from his counterpart in the spirit of cooperation and solidarity.   Mr. Kalaba says the visit will also present an opportunity for the

First Lady praises Huawei

    First Lady Esther Lungu has commended Huawei Zambia for supplementing government's efforts in providing rural based schools with computers.   Mrs. Lungu says the equipping of schools with computers is essential in enhancing the use of Information Communication Technology in the education sector.   The First Lady implored learning institutions to embrace the use

HH pleads not guilty

    Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others have pleaded not guilty to one count of treason.   Mr. Hichilema along with Hamusonde Hamaleka, Pretorious Haloba, Lastone Mulilanduba, Wallace Chakawa and Muleya Hachinda took plea before High Court Judge Charles Chanda in Lusaka on Monday morning.   In this matter, it is alleged that

125 000 teachers accredited

    The Teaching Council of Zambia -TCZ- has approved 99-thousand of the 1-hundred and 25-thousand applications for teacher accreditation.   Teaching Council of Zambia Registrar, Ebby Mubanga has told ZNBC news that this is since June last year, when teachers started applying for Practicing Licenses.   Dr. Mubanga however says teacher registration is on-going and


    Chief Kasoma Lunga of the Unga people in Lunga District, Luapula province has admonished his subjects for practicing witchcraft on servants of God.   The traditional leader says there is an increase in the number of wizards bewitching Catholic priests in his Chiefdom.   He has warned all witches and wizards to throw away