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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 […]

A civic leader has disclosed that the Isolation ward being built in Chibolya Township in Mufulira District on the Copperbelt under the 2022 Constituency development fund –CDF- will most likely be completed in September. Speaking in an interview with Mafken FM radio, Councillor for John Kampengele Ward of Kankoyo Constituency, Kelvin Mambwe says the project […]

Stakeholders in the Mining sector have expressed excitement over the shortlisting of Mopani Copper Mines would-be investors. On Monday, June 19th 2023, Reuters reported that, four firms have been shortlisted in a race to buy Mopani Copper Mines, naming China’s Zijin Mining and Norinco Group, South Africa’s Sibanye Stillwater and an investment vehicle owned by […]

Residents of Mufulira district have bemoaned the bad state of the township roads in the district.. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Mafken FM Radio, Mufulira Private Taxi’s Association President Chimozi Sakala says this has been an ongoing problem that needs to be rectified soon. Mr Sakala says patching of the roads by the Mufulira […]

The Opposition Socialist Party -SP- President Fred M’Membe says he is worried that Republican President Hakainde Hichilema is passing judgement over his carrying of a firearm, a matter in which he is being prosecuted over by law enforcement agencies under the head of states control and command. Mr. Mmembe is currently on Police bond after […]

UPND says the good leadership skills of President Hakainde Hichilema have enabled the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to lend the country money at zero interest rate. UPND Kabushi constituency chairperson Henry Bwalya says this is after the Patriotic Front (PF)-led administration left Zambians without any goodwill from the international community, a scenario […]

The former Brighton player retired at 24 after being diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Praying he makes a quick and full recovery

Copperbelt Deputy Permanent Secretary Daniel Kamenga is displeased with the dirty condition Kamuchanga district hospital in Mufulira district has been kept in stating that management has been too comfortable with the challenges being faced at the Health facility. Speaking when he visited the health facility during the Christmas period, Mr. Kamenga questioned management as to […]

Cabinet has approved the parliamentary introduction of the penal code amendment bill of 2022 to replace the death penalty with life imprisonment and repeal the offence of defamation of the President. Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda says the Penal Code contains archaic provisions including the death penalty and the offence of defamation of the President. […]

The Prisons Care and Counseling Association –PRISCCA- is calling on various stakeholders to promote the abolishment of the death penalty as the current law in its state does not give credibility that death penalty deters crime more effectively than a prison term. On Monday , Justice Minister Mulambo Haimbe announced that cabinet has approved the […]