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Some smallholder farmers from Mupambe area in Mufulira District on the Copperbelt have accused the Mufulira Municipal Council of allocating land that they have been conducting farming activities on for more than 17 years to unknown people. The affected farmers have told Mafken FM radio in a walk in interview that they were allowed to […]

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 […]

Thirty-two people have died in a road accident in Mkushi District in Central Province. Deputy Police Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale confirmed the incident in a statement made available to Mafken FM radio. Mr Mwale revealed that 26 others sustained injuries after their Scania truck overturned at Zambia Corner in Mboloma area in Luano District […]

The Zambia Statistics Agency -ZAMSTATS- has disclosed that the annual inflation rate has increased to 10.8 percent for the month of August from 10.3 percent in the month of July 2023. Speaking during a media briefing, ZAMSTATS Statistician General, Mulenga Musepa has attributed the development mainly to the price movements of selected food and non-food […]

The Food Reserve Agency -FRA- has with immediate effect started paying cash to farmers upon delivery of their maize. FRA Board Chairperson, Kelvin Hambwezya says this will ensure that farmers get value for their maize and further result in the Agency adequately replenishing National Strategic Food Reserves. Mr Hambwezya says the decision will also enable […]

The Consortium of civil society organisations championing the revamping of the mining industry has insisted that President Hakainde Hichilema should quickly revamp the sector in order to create the much needed jobs on the Copperbelt. The consortium has also taken a swipe at stakeholders who are against the return of Vedanta Resources at Konkola Copper […]

Zambia national Women’s Lobby –ZNWL- has commended the Anti-Corruption Commission –ACC- for arresting two Copperbelt University –CBU- Lecturers for soliciting and receiving bribes to facilitate students to pass exams. Yesterday two CBU lecturers were arrested on accusations of luring female students to bed and soliciting and receiving bribes in exchange for good grades. And in […]

By Dockiso Zulu SADC Head of Electoral Observation Mission to Zimbabwe Nevers Mumba has described the comments made by Socialist Party President Fred M’Membe regarding his mission as a war of lies. In an interview with a Zimbabwean TV station, Dr M’Membe said Dr Mumba and his Committee were mischievous in their conduct while in […]

By Kalonje Mumba The opposition Citizens First (CF) Party has reiterated that the two years during which the Governing United Party for National Development – UPND – has been in power have brought nothing but misery to the country. Speaking when he featured on a radio programme in Lusaka, CF President Harry Kalaba says the […]

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 […]