Top news items in Zambia's major media outlets

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LUSAKA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Sunday.

-- The government says it will prosecute any person or company found manufacturing or using incandescent bulbs domestically or commercially.

Energy minister Matthews Nkhuwa told the Sunday Times in an exclusive interview that a 2017 statutory instrument prohibited the use of incandescent bulbs internally and externally since 2017. (Times of Zambia)

-- The Zambia Agriculture Research Institute has said agriculture research and information-sharing is crucial in the face of changing weather patterns in the country.

Zambia deputy director Godfrey Mwila said it is important that the information generated through any agricultural research is made easily accessible to all stakeholders to improve agricultural productivity. (Zambia Daily Mail)

-- Hundreds of KCM miners' wives in Chingola, a mining town on the Copperbelt province of Zambia, have celebrated the announcement by President Edgar Lungu that the government will take over the mining company. (The Mast)

-- President Lungu has said that he is delighted that the church is providing platforms to encourage people to keep fit and prevent non-communicable diseases. (Daily Nation) Enditem

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