Top news items in major Zambia media outlets

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LUSAKA, April 15 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Monday.

-- The Zambian government has threatened to cut funding to some city and municipal authorities because some of them have the capacity to raise their own funds.

Ministry of Local Government Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga said the government is contemplating weaning some city and municipal authorities from monthly support so that the support could be channeled to smaller councils. (Times of Zambia)

-- Authorities in Zambia intend to engage their Zimbabwean counterparts to resolve a dispute over fishing on shared waters following rampant arrests of Zambian fishermen.

Ministry of Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Chileshe Mulenga said a structure has been established by the two countries to resolve the problem of fishermen being arrested for straying on the Zimbabwe side of the Kariba Dam. (Daily Nation)

-- Zero tolerance of gender-based violence and ending HIV in Zambia still remains a challenge due to lack of strong coordination among different actors, an advocacy group has said.

The Zambia Center for Communication Programs said different actors have different strategies on ending gender-based violence and HIV in the country, saying there is need to ensure coordination of all programs. (The Mast) Enditem

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