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Tunkara Must Quit for Suicide Attempt – UNZA Students

UNZA students are calling for the resignation of UNZASU president Ali Tunkara after he attempted to take his life for allegedly embezzling K50 million (KR 50, 000 rebased) loan from...

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Don’t Conceal Floods, Minister Tells KCM

Mines minister Yamfwa Mukanga has warned Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) against concealing any flooding in the mine. Following reported floods at KCM’s underground shaft, Mukanga said he has not received...

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Education Sector in a Mess – Teachers

The Secondary Schools Teachers Union of Zambia (SESTUZ) has said the low pass rate at grade nine has signaled that the education sector is in a mess. SESTUZ general secretary...

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ZAF Officer Denies Ammunition Theft

A Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officer has pleaded not guilty to stealing 100 rounds of ammunition from the armory in Lusaka. Bon Ngoma, 36, a ZAF technician pleaded not guilty...

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Five Die Of Cholera In Luapula

Five people in Nchelenge District of Luapula Province have died of cholera since the first case was reported in December last year. Confirming the development, Nchelenge District Director of Health,...

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Ministry of Education Promises More University Accommodations

Government says it will create 23,000 bed spaces at public universities as a way of improving the accomodation capacity at the learning institutions. Minister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and...

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UN Relocates Congolese RefugeesTo Maheba

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Zambia has relocated over 60 congolese refugees from Nchelenge in Luapula Province to Maheba in Western Province, according to a press...

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UNZASU President, Ali Tunkara, in Suicide Attempt

UNZASU president Ali Tunkara is admitted to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) for allegedly attempting to take his own life on Thursday evening. Sources at UNZA report that Tunkara was...

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Girl, 5, and 3 Others Die in Kapiri Accident

Four people including a five-year-old girl have died on the spot on Ndola-Kapiri Mposhi Road, while two other people died in separate road traffic accidents in Chipata and Mazabuka. Police...

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Grade 9 Results Out, Pass Rate Drops

Government has released Grade Nine results showing a drop in the pass rate from the previous year’s examination results. Out of the 291,018 who sat for the examinations in 2012,...

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