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15th April,2024. Mr.Rainford kalaba remains hospitalised at the University Teaching Hospital -Adult, where he continues to receive medical care. As of the latest update, Mr.Kalaba’s condition shows significant improvement,with doctors noting a positive response to treatment.He is currently in a stable condition,which is encouraging news for his recovery. Medical professionals at the hospital are diligently […]

Media Network on Child Rights and Development –MNCRD- has applauded media houses that empowered children to effectively participate in their news and programming on their radio and television stations during this year’s International Day Of Children’s Broadcasting –ICDB. Speaking in a statement availed to Mafken FM radio, MNCRD Executive Director, Henry Kabwe explains that this […]

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 […]

President Hakainde Hichilema has been bestowed with the honorary doctorate by the Valley View University in Accra, Ghana. This is in recognition of President Hichilema’s fight against corruption, and robust economic reforms benefiting Zambians. The University has also praised President Hichilema for being a role model across Africa and for spearheading a comprehensive economic agenda […]