The Department of Mining says efforts to have the ministry decentralised to some districts where mining is taking place in the country are being hampered by gaps in human resource who can be deployed to man offices at council level.
CSAT for "Wear Red Mask" Campain for Govt to Swiftly Handle Cases Involving Plunder of Public Resources
The Center for Social Accountability and Transparency will from next week launch a "Wear Red Mask Campaign" to ensure speedy prosecution of all cases related to plunder of public funds during the previous Democratic Progressive Party led government.
The Chief Resident Magistrate court in Mzuzu has adjourned to a later date hearing of an electoral related case in which Penjani Fredokiss Kalua and others are suspected to have committed electoral related offences during the June 23, 2020 Fresh Presidential Election.
The Mzimba Heritage Association has shelved this year’s Ngoni Umtheto gathering due to the surge in Covid19 cases that the country is registering.
In Mzimba district, a Democratic Progressive Party-DPP monitor is in police custody for an an alleged electoral related offence.
Commander-in-Chief of the Citizens for Transaction-CFT-Timothy Mtambo, has endorsed the demonstrations planned by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition slated for Wednesday next week saying the country's democracy is under threat.
Staff from the Department of Civil Aviation across the country has threatened industrial action over lack of personal protective equipment and risk allowances in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
A Zambian delegation from Chasefu district has faulted the Mmbelwa district council for failing to enforce measures on covid19 prevention along the borderlines a thing which may be defeating efforts put up in their country on the same.
Health authorities in Mzimba say they have intensified screening, contact tracing and surveillance in communities as they have now started testing for coronavirus at the district main hospital.