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By Sanfrossa Manyinda, Kitwe The Health Professionals Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has called for more investments in the health sector and training level so that more doctors are trained locally. HPCZ Head of Public Relations Terry Musonda says the council believes that increase in the number of qualified doctors will result in enhanced quality specialised […]

By Raphael Mulenga, Kitwe Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu has said no youth in the name of small scale miners will be allowed to scavenge for copper waste at the sinkhole near Mopani’s South Ore Body Shaft in Wusakile. Mr Mpundu has told Flava Fm News that the sinkhole near the SOB shaft is a […]

By Clinton Masumba, Kitwe The Ministry of Labour and Social Security has dispelled media reports alleging that government intends to hike NAPSA contributions from 5 to 10% employee and employer contributions respectively. Permanent Secretary Barnaby Mulenga has further stated that government has not made any proposals to abolish private pension schemes. Mr Mulenga said there […]

By Sanfrossa Manyinda, Kitwe Zambia Institute of Architects President Sydney Ngoma has urged developers and members of the general public to comply with best practices where safety is concerned. Mr Ngoma said it is important for members of the public to involve architects in their developments throughout the project life so that there is guidance, […]

  By Raphael Mulenga, Kitwe Suspected illegal miners in Kitwe this morning fought running battle as they rioted over the closure of a sinkhole near the South Ore Body (SOB) by Mopani Copper Mines on safety reasons. A check by Flava Fm News found the rioters burning tyres, shrubs and blocked Mindola Road while classes […]

By Raphael Mulenga, Kitwe The Association of Vendors and Marketeers in Zambia (AVEMA) is saddened that vendors are still being attacked by Council Police Officers despite a directive not to by Minister of Local Government Vincent Mwale. Association President Abel Chikwa tells Flava Fm News that the association is not happy with the way vendors […]

By Clinton Masumba, Kitwe About 250 local contractors in Kitwe, Chingola and Mufulira Districts have been nominated under the Zambia Road Township Project ZRTP 300 as part of the 20% sub contracting policy. Consortium of Local Contractors and Allied Suppliers President John Chilupula has stated that the three districts are expected to exhaust the over […]

By Clinton Masumba, Kitwe Police in Lusaka have arrested five suspects in connection to attacks on Justice Minister Given Lubinda. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has named Martin Mambwe Kankonje among those arrested who has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to section 248 and also conspiracy to commit a felony contrary to […]

By Clinton Masumba, Kitwe A former Zanaco employee in Lundazi District, Eastern Province has been arrested for alleged money laundering activities involving over K 500,000. Drug Enforcement Commission Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo has identified the suspect as Phanny Chaponda, 34, of House Number RR 15, Kanjala Compound in Lundazi. Ms Katongo said the suspect […]

By Raphael Mulenga, Kitwe Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila has urged civil servants interested to run for political office in the next elections to come out in the open and stop frustrating elected leaders. Speaking at media briefing in Kitwe, Mr Mwila said he is aware of some civil servants positioning for political offices […]

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