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The Ministry of Health targets to put over 250 thousand people on Anti-Retroviral treatment by the end of this year through a campaign dubbed “Test and Treat”. University Teaching Hospital-UTH – Consultant Physician, Aggrey Mweemba says the Ministry of Health is determined to put all persons with HIV on treatment. Dr. Mweemba says delay in […]

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Judiciary is not compromised – Chief Justice

Chief Justice Ireen Mambilima says the Judiciary is not compromised contrary to assertions by some stakeholders in the country. Justice Mambilima has also stated that there is no interference in the decisions made by the courts, stating that the judgments by judges are independent. She not even herself or the President has the mandate to […]

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Liberty of mind

By Kellys Kaunda   When a State-owned-media covers the travels of the Head of State of their country reporting his/her arrival, meetings held, places visited, dinners or lunches attended or inspection of development projects – a section of the country and media commentators in the west scream: propaganda! The effect? No attention is paid to […]

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Zambia junior tennis players will be looking to excel at the annual Love-40 sponsored Junior Championships, which  gets under way on Saturday in Mufulira. Several clubs from around the country will be represented in the annual competition which has attracted 100 entries in the Under 10,12, 14, 16 and 18 age groups for both boys […]

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Zambia play Italy in World Cup quarterfinal

Zambia will play Italy in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.   This follows Italy beating France 2-1 today in the knock-out game.   Yesterday, the Junior Chipolopolo beat the highly rated Germany 4-3 during a knock-out match in extra-time to qualify for the first time to the quarterfinal of […]

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Lafarge Zambia launches bonastore

Lafarge Zambia’s retail franchise network is now Bonastore. The retail franchise, initially Kumanga, has been rebranded Bonastore, making it a part of an international retail chain. This franchise network will cover the entire Middle East and Africa region. Bonastore’s mission is to take building supplies & solutions to the people. Locally, this will include products such as cement, brick force […]

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Living in Denial: Poverty, AIDS and Education

By Hjoe Moono Now that we beat Germany, let’s get back to the topic that was making the rounds last week – education. Forget about the commentators who said Zambia is a poor country ravaged by poverty and HIV/AIDS – he was modest in his description. The truth is in addition to poverty, hunger and […]

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Court now gives unwell GBM a month

THE Lusaka Magistrates Court has heard that United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president Geoffrey Mwamba is undergoing medical surgery abroad and it will take six to eight weeks, reports the Daily Mail. When the matter came up for trial in the case Mwamba is charged with proposing violence against President Lungu, his lawyer, Zevyanji […]

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I have suffered harassment due to PF presidency talk says ZCCM-IH CEO Kasolo

ZCCM-IH Chief Executive Officer Pius Kasolo has alleged that he has suffered harassment after reports emerged that he will be challenging President Edgar Lungu for the PF presidency before the 2021 elections. Dr Kasolo also claimed that he has been put in a position that makes him appear hostile to the ruling party, the Patriotic […]

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Commentator at World Cup calls Zambia  “a poverty stricken and AIDS ravaged country”

Commentator Steve Banyard on Wednesday used derogatory remarks on  Zambia while running commentaries in the knock-out game between Zambia and Germany at the Under-20 World Cup. Banyard described the Zambian team as coming from “a poverty stricken and AIDS ravaged country.” Zambians are wondering on how an old experienced respected soccer commentator out of all things […]

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