Thursday, April 18, 2024

BEYOND RAINFALL: Why this drought is Zambia’s worst in decades, according to energy expert

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WHILE Zambians are familiar with the challenges droughts bring, the current power cuts raise a new concern. Dr Johnstone Chikwanda, a prominent figure in...

Absa and partners to actualise 1 million trees ambition, combat climate

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Absa Bank Zambia Plc has partnered with the Forestry Department and the Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation Plc (ZAFFICO) to actualise its ambition...

Government cautions illegal field burners

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The Zambian government is cracking down on illegal field burning as wildfires rage across drought-stricken areas of the country. Minister of Green Economy and Environment,...

Fashion scores big off the field with generous 1400 mealie meal donation

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CHIPOLOPOLO star, currently dazzling on the pitch in Saudi Arabia, is proving to be a champion off the field as well. The footballer recently delivered...

Zambia braces for darkness as power cuts loom

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A SHADOW of uncertainty has fallen over Zambia as ZESCO, the national power utility, announced an eight-hour daily black out starting Monday, March 11. Therefore,...

Government sets green example with electric car adoption

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Zambia's government is taking a step towards a greener future by transitioning to electric vehicles. The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) national coordinator Gabriel...

Chiefs offer land to bolster ZAF’s agricultural expansion amidst drought

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IN a heartening gesture of collaboration, Chiefs Shimukunani and Shibuchinga of Lufwanyama district have pledged land from their chiefdoms to the Zambia Air Force...

Greenit urges swift implementation of drought measures

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GREENIT Environmental Management Network is urging swift action from all stakeholders to implement the measures announced by Government in response to the ongoing dry...

Heavy rains cut off Chama – Lundazi Road

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HEAVY rains have brought traffic to a standstill on the vital Chama-Lundazi Road, leaving residents stranded on either side of the submerged Lunzi Bridge. Motorists...

Kabwe Identifies land, seeks Irrigation solutions to combat drought Impact

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KABWE, in Central Province is taking proactive steps to address the challenges faced by farmers due to the recent drought. The provincial administration, led by...