Top news items in major Zambian media outlets

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LUSAKA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Tuesday.

-- Zambia has employed 2,009 teachers out of 27,439 candidates who applied under this year's recruitment exercise, with more than 63 percent being females.

Stanley Mhango, Chairperson of the Teaching Service Commission, said Zambia has a deficit of 55,000 teachers and the recruitment entails that the country still needs about 52,991 teachers to scale down the shortfall. (Zambia Daily Mail)

-- Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have held discussions to find a lasting solution to congestion of trucks at a border entry between the two countries.

Copperbelt Minister Japhen Mwakalombe and DRC's Vice-Consulate Nkuu Ndala Gyslain held the talks to find lasting solutions to congestion of trucks at the Kasumbalesa border entry following the decision by authorities in DRC to restrict the number of trucks entering that country per day. (Times of Zambia)

-- The Zambian government has been urged to address issues of inclusive, equitable and sustainable development envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development if empowerment of persons with disabilities was to be achieved.

Center for Disability Development Research Law and Policy Charles Mwape said as Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day for the Disabled that the country must focus on removing barriers and create an inclusive and accessible society for all persons with disabilities. (Daily Nation) Enditem

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