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Zambia added to AU organ on fighting COVID-19

474 ViewsMinister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya will represent the country on the COVID-19 Coordinating Committee, which began its work yesterday. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Technical Services Dr. Kennedy Malama officially notified the nation today about the appointment. The Committee’s key mandate include ensuring that Africa mobilises enough resources, equipment and other medical supplies […]

854 ViewsWorld over, coronavirus cases are on the rise and a number of countries locking down, Africa’s successes and failures regarding the pandemic will be determined with what happens over the next months, said the director of the continent’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The director for Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

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Police suspend roadblocks, snap traffic check points over protective stuff

916 ViewsInspector General of Police, Kakoma Kanganja has suspended roadblocks and snap traffic searching points due to the lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), saying it will go on after the protective clothing have been secured for traffic officers. He explained that what this means is that only permanent or fixed security check points (Road […]

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786 ViewsIt is a deadly pandemic, it has brought nations to their knees, coronavirus needs a united effort to conquer it and University of Zambia (UNZA) has joined the fight, the insitution of higher learning is working flat out to help the country manage this disease. The country’s biggest institution of higher learning has waded […]

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Zambia records first death from Coronavirus

1,052 ViewsZambia has recorded a first death from COVID 19 commonly known as Coronavirus, reports Martha Banda. And the country has recorded three more cases of Coronavirus bringing the total number to 39. Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has confirmed the development in Lusaka at a media update briefing. The victim was a patient who […]

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ZRA goes after Prime TV

1,465 ViewsZambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) will be visiting a privately owned Television, Prime TV on taxes compliance inspections. The inspection has raised a lot of talk with the public seeing the move as a way to shutdown the media organization as it is coming just after government announced a a none cooperation and cancellation of […]

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HH offers to help Govt for free

2,801 ViewsOpposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema (HH) has offered to help the PF government restructure it’s debt, reports Asa Manda. Commenting on the move by the Ministry of Finance to hire foreign Financial debt Advisors to help restructure it’s debt, Hichilema says that would be a waste of money. Hichilema an Economist and UK trained […]

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Zambia seeks Financial debt Advisors

622 ViewsLUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia is looking for financial advisors to help ensure the sustainability of its debt and manage any loans maturing from next year and beyond, the ministry of finance said on Tuesday. Even before the coronavirus outbreak forced lockdowns across the globe, which have had a major impact on demand for raw […]

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RETRACING FOOTSTEPS: What Kambwili’s return to PF would mean for the Zambian politics

2,496 ViewsThe National Democratic Congress (NDC) leader Chisimba Kambwili seems to be contemplating retracing his footsteps back to the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party, in a move that would appear as betrayal to those who voted for him and his party. Kambwili, a former member of the PF, is one of the popular opposition leaders […]

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1,210 ViewsThe Coronavirus seems to penetrating Zambia and some Permanent Secretaries and high ranking Government officials are now quarantined, disclosed Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya. Dr Chilufya who was not aware of the media presence revealed this when Vice President Inonge Wina was having a meeting with the Council of Ministers. it was a virtual […]

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