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President Lungu re-opens Restaurants, Gyms and Casinos

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President Lungu re-opens restaurants, gyms and casinos “as he calls on Zambian scientists to find local solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

President Edgar Lungu has directed the opening of restaurants, cinemas, gymnasiums, and casinos. However bars and taverns remain closed until further notice. President Lungu has also reopened examination classes in schools beginning 1st June 2020.

President Lungu has said all these measures should comply with public health measures.
And President Lungu has called on Zambian scientists to help find local solution to the COVID-19 pandemic.

He said Zambia should not always rely on foreign solutions when it has well educated professionals in various fields. Meanwhile President Lungu announced that Zambia has 14 new cases out of 683 tests done overnight.

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Kakoma Kanganja implores Police officers involved in policing elections to be professional in executing their duties.

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INSPECTOR General of Police, Kakoma KANGANJA has implored Police officers involved in policing elections in Mwansabombwe Constituency to be professional in executing their duties.

Mr. Kanganja cautioned officers against involving themselves in politics saying all those wishing to do so should resign and hand over the Police uniform.

He said the role of the Police is to ensure that law and order prevails.

“The Head of State has always said that he does not condone political violence. Be diligent and professional as you discharge your duties,” Mr. Kanganja said.

He advised officers involved in policing elections not to take sides but ensure that the law is applied fairly.

The Inspector General is in the area to check on the security situation and welfare of Police officers in Mwansabombwe District.

And Chief Mwata Kazembe of the Lunda people said he will not condone any political violence ahead of the forthcoming coming Parliamentary By- Election.

The traditional leader says Mwansabombwe is a peaceful constituency which all political parties must respect.

He says all political parties taking part in the By- election should conduct only issue based campaigns and not engage in violent activities.
He called on the Police deployed in the area to police the By-election slated for 17th September, 2020 to ensure peace prevails before, during and after the By election.

He said police presence in the area should not put fear in voters but instill hope for peaceful campaigns and elections.

The traditional leader said this when the Police Chief paid a courtesy call on him today at his palace in Mwansabobwe.

(Story and Picture by Police Public Relations unit)

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Zambia Police Service concludes the rolling out of Point of Sale (POS) machines to all provinces across the Country

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THE Zambia Police Service has concluded the rolling out of Point of Sale (POS) machines to all provinces across the Country.

In a statement issued by police public relations unit, the newly introduced system which enables members of the public to pay for their fines and prescribed fees using visa cards has since been rolled out to the 10 provinces.

Speaking in Ndola, during the roll out of the system for Copperbelt, Muchinga, North Western, Northern and Luapula Provinces, Inspector General of Police, Kakoma Kanganja urged responsible officers to sensitise members of the public on the procedure and use of the new system.

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Boy aged 15 attacked, robbed and killed in Lusaka, police say

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FOURTEEN juveniles aged between 13 and 18 have been arrested in connection of a murder case which occurred in Kanyama Township.

Police spokesperson, Esther Katongo has told Mwebantu in a statement that the juveniles were arrested on August 28, this year.

She said Ezron Muyafya, 15, died after he was attacked and robbed him of his cellphone.

Mrs Katongo said the group were in a Toyota Hiace minus bus at the time of the incident.

“Following investigations instituted in a Murder case which happened in Kanyama Compound on August, 11,2020 in which Ezron Mutafya aged 15 died after he was attacked and robbed of his cell phone by a group of thugs who were in a Toyota Hiace mini bus, police on August 28, 2020 arrested 14 suspects,” she said.

Mrs Katongo further said the juveniles have been detained in police custody.

She said the Toyota Hiace mini bus which was suspected to have been used by the thugs has been impounded.

“Investigations have continued. The suspects are detained in Police custody”, Mrs Katongo said.

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

23 Sep 2020, 3:31 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

14,389 Total Cases
331 Deaths
13,629 Recovered

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