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Various stakeholders have continued airing out their concerns on the decision by University of Zambia UNZA management to bar Over Two Thousand Seven Hundred students from writing their exams.Opposition Socialist Party Copper belt spokesperson Joseph Kangwa has told Mafken FM Radio that the affected students should be accorded the opportunity to sit for exams.Mr. Kangwa […]

The opposition UPND has commenced a process of moving a motion in Parliament against Speaker of National Assembly, Patrick Matibini for allowing PF Secretary General, Davies Mwila to abuse parliamentary privileges for PF MPs who did not vote for the collapsed Bill Number 10 of 2019.Mr. Mwila on the 4th November, 2020, wrote an exculpatory […]

Felix Mutati has disagreed with Government’s argument that the depreciation of the Kwacha is due to the demand of the US Dollar on the Zambian market.As of Monday the 16th of November 2020 the Kwacha was trading on the Foreign Exchange Market at K20 against one US Dollar on overage, a depreciation Republican President Vice […]

The Lusaka magistrate’s court has found opposition National Democratic Congress NDC leader Chishimba kambwili with a case to answer in matter where he is alleged to have defamed President Edgar Lungu.Kambwili was put on his defense yesterday.The matter is before Principal magistrate Felix Kaoma.In this matter, kambwili is said to have accused President lungu of […]

Government awards One Million Dollars contract to a Lusaka car wash to supply vehicles to the Judiciary.The Zambian Government has awarded a little known Car Wash business based in Kabwata in Lusaka a 1 million United States dollars contract to deliver 46 brand new 4×4 vehicles to the Judiciary.Burma Car Wash which also was trading […]

The ruling PF leadership in Southern Province is shocked, but not surprised that the opposition UPND has made a huge celebration out of the collapsed Bill 10. Pf Southern Province spokesperson Trymore Mwenda says the PF in the region has regretted the fall of the Bill, because it was a Bill for the Zambian people. […]

Government has recalled Vedanta Resources Limited to run Konkola Copper Mines –KCM- after prolonged negotiations. Speaking during a press briefing in Lusaka today monitored by Mafken FM radio, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Paul Kabuswe says the decision was reached on condition that the mining giant injects more funding and revamp the Chililabombwe based Konkola […]

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 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 […]