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By Comfort Nthala Kankoyo Member of Parliament, Heartson Mabeta, has accused Mufulira Town Clerk, Moses Mwelwa and the Municipal Council of attempting to disrupt today’s Constituency Development Fund –CDF- engagement programme in Butondo area. Speaking at the event held at Butondo Market, Mr. Mabeta expressed his concerns claiming that when attempting to access the recently […]

The Mufulira Municipal Council has announced the acquisition of a skip truck valued at K 1.53 million Zambian kwacha. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Mafken FM radio, Council Assistant Public Relations Manager Thandiwe Tembo says the strategic investment is aimed at enhancing waste management in the District. Ms. Tembo further discloses that the truck […]

An unidentified man has died after he allegedly jumped from a moving Police vehicle yesterday, near Suburbs area, along the Mufulira-Kitwe road. Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba has confirmed the incident to Mafken FM radio. Mr Mweemba reveals that, the deceased unfortunately met his fate when he attempted to escape from Police custody as […]

Some residents of Mufulira District on the Copperbelt have been left frustrated with the soaring prices of mealie meal. Residents spoken to by Mafken FM radio, wonder how they will be managing to fend for themselves when eating three meals in a day is already a challenge. One of the residents, Agness Chilungu, has appealed […]

Two girls of Kansuwsa Township in Mufulira District on the Copperbelt have allegedly been defiled by a named police officer stationed at Kansuswa police post. The two girls, who are aged 16 and 14 years old, have explained to Mafken FM radio in an interview that they were apprehended by police for Loitering around 22:00 […]

Government has reaffirmed its Commitment in ensuring that cooperatives in Mufulira district on the Copperbelt involved in farming will receiving farming inputs on time this farming season. Speaking during the District Cooperative Day held at Mufulira Rugby Club on July 14, 2023, District Commissioner Saboi Kabika, has assured farmers in the district that Government is […]

Agriculture Expert, Dr. Oliver Bulaya has noted with concern the continued rise in Mealie Meal prices, when the country has solutions in its disposal. Speaking in an interview with Mafken FM radio, Dr. Bulaya says the New Dawn Government was voted into power to provide solutions to the high cost of inputs and mealie-meal, which […]

Mufulira Central Member of Parliament, Golden Mwila, has announced that the construction of the Mufulira District Hospital has received approval in the 2023 national budget. Speaking in an interview with Mafken FM radio, Mr Mwila has disclosed that the project required a substantial amount of funding, making it impractical to solely rely on the Constituency […]

A Consortium of Civil Society Organizations-CSOs will on 12th August 2023 hold a protest over the delay by government to resolve the challenges at Konkola Copper Mine -KCM- and Mopani Copper Mine. National Development and Democracy Executive Director, Samuel Banda says the CSOs will proceed to petition President Hakainde Hichilema over the matter after the […]

The Mufulira My Home Town Association -MMHTA- has contributed sanitary pads to 267 young girls drawn from Kawama areas in Mufulira district respectively. This move is under the program called Go-Girl-Go Event which the Association has embarked upon in the district aimed at looking into the menstrual health of young girls especially those in school. […]