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By Dockiso Zulu A mining start-up backed by Billionaires, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos says it has found a vast copper deposit in Zambia, offering a potential boost to the west’s efforts to cut its reliance on China for metals that are vital to decarbonise everything from cars to power transmission systems. KoBold Metals says […]

Kantanshi Constituency Member of Parliament, Anthony Mumba, says he is hopeful that works to complete the stalled round about project along Mokambo road in Mufulira District will soon resume as the Road Development Agency RDA has taken over works. Various stakeholders have expressed concern over the delay, but speaking in an interview with Mafken FM […]

Over 300 residents from Murundu, Minambe, and Mokambo areas in Mufulira district on the Copperbelt have accused Mufulira District Commissioner-DC- Saboi Kabika of stopping them from buying mealie-meal from the Central Business District-CBD-.The residents, who gathered at Zambia National Service (ZNS) Minambe Checkpoint along Mokambo road, voiced their grievances to Mafken FM radio,they argue that […]

The opposition Patriotic Front –PF- has reiterated that it is going to be the first political party to have lost Government and bounce back again in 2026. Speaking when he featured on a TV program in Lusaka , PF Vice President, Given Lubinda says it is not far-fetched when they say that the party will […]

Ugandan lawmakers have rejected a government proposal to allow 15-year-old girls to access birth control pills to reduce high levels of pregnancy. Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa called the idea “devilish”, saying it would “formalise [the] defilement” of girls. A senior health ministry official said the “stigma” around young people using contraceptives should end. Nearly a […]

Some residents of Mufulira district on the Copperbelt have received President Hakainde Hichilema’s directive to the newly appointed Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary Peter Mumba to urgently change the monthly fuel price review to a more stable system with mixed feelings. Yesterday, during the swearing in of Mr. Mumba, at state house, President Hichilema noted […]

The Opposition Socialist Party has counselled Republican President, Hakainde Hichilema and newly installed Chief Government Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa that, State House is deeply anchored with gays and defenders, protectors and promoters of gay rights. Speaking in a statement made available to Mafken FM radio, Socialist party President Fred M’Membe says comments made by Mr Mweetwa […]

A 38-year-old woman of Kitwe on the Copperbelt has been arrested for stealing over 180 thousand Kwacha from her employer. In a statement made available to Mafken FM Radio, Copperbelt Police Commanding officer, Peacewell Mweemba says the incident occurred on Monday 4th September 2023. Mr. Mweemba disclosed that Sandra Chisanga, a teller at Mukuru Money […]

Electoral Commission of Zambia-ECZ- Chairperson Mwangala Zaloumis has revealed that the commission has from July 2022 registered a total number of 20, 758 new voters under the continuous voter registration exercise which is being conducted in 10 provincial headquarters of the country. Speaking during a during a stakeholder meeting held at MOBA Hotel in Kitwe […]

Some residents of Mufulira district on the Copperbelt have bemoaned the high cost of living in the Country. The residents spoken to by Mafken FM Radio News crew say it is frustrating, in that, things are getting worse by the day as there is no viable solution in sight of how they will manage to […]