Tag Archives: Nchelenge District

Zambia: Lightning strikes boat, kills 2

Story from the Zambia Daily Mail
TWO fishermen of Kayope village in Chief Mununga’s area in Nchelenge have drowned after their boat was struck by lightning while fishing on Lake Mweru. Luapula Province commissioner of police Malcolm Mulenga said yesterday. Read More

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Zambia: Govt to exhume bodies to construct Airport

Story from the Zambian Eye Website
The grave yard near the Kashikishi in Nchelenge district in Luapula province may have all its bodies exhumed and have them be re- buried elsewhere to allow the expansion project, reports Alex Mukuka of ZANIS in Mansa. Read More

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Zambia: Dad burns son to ashes

Story from the Independent Observer Website
A Five-year-old boy has been burnt to ashes while his two year-old sister is nursing serious burns after their house was set ablaze by their father in Nchelenge District on Friday night. Read More

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Zambia: Catholic church in Nchelenge in standoff with government over airstrip

Story from the Lusaka times Website

District Commissioner (DC) Royd Chakaba has said Nchelenge District in Luapula Province risks losing out from the civil aviation fund because of the standoff over the management of the airstrip. The Saint Paul’s Mission Hospital that own and manage the airstrip for the Flying Doctors Medical Services was reluctant to allow a government takeover. Read more: htt://www.lusakatimes.com/2014/07/03/catholic-church-nchelenge-standoff-government-airstrip/