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Zambia records 384 covid-19 cases in the past week

Zambia records 384 covid-19 cases in the past week

848 ViewsZambia has recorded 384 positive new covid-19 cases in the last eleven days. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says this out of the eight thousand , four hundred and thirty five tests conducted . Dr Chilufya says 42 Covid deaths have also been recorded. Dr. Chilufya says out of the 42 deaths, 24 were […]

About 50 bars cautioned for violating coronavirus regulations

505 ViewsClose to 50 bars in Lusaka have been cautioned for violating the Anti-Covid -19 restrictions. The bars have been conducting business in disregard of the Presidential decree that they should remain shut until the Covid-19 situation improves. Among the 50 bars that have received a warning is Cappello Pub and Grill at Lewanika Mall […]

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SAD NEWS: Zambia’s coronavirus deaths rise to 30

1,334 ViewsZambia has recorded six more coronavirus related deaths taking the tally to 30. The country has registered 38 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the cumulative number now stands at 1632, since the outbreak more than three months ago. The total number of recoveries is currently pegged at 1348, with […]

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NAQEZ doubts reopening of schools this year for non-exam grades

641 ViewsNational Action for Quality Education in Zambia ( NAQEZ) Executive Director, Aaron Chansa has said he doubts the possibility of school re-opening for non-examination grades. He said this is due to inadequate equipment that can allow more learners while observing COVID-19 health guidelines. In a statement just released, Chansa noted that a number of […]

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Another pandemic looms as China discover new flu virus

904 ViewsScientists in China have identified a new strain of a flu virus in pigs that has the potential to infect humans and lead to a new pandemic. In a paper published in the U.S.-based journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists say the new “G4” strain was discovered during a surveillance […]

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Experimental research for Covid-19 treatment gets boost from 4,000 Shincheonji church members

569 ViewsAbout 4,000 recovered Covid-19 patients from South Korean-based Shincheonji Church of Jesus will donate their blood, also known as convalescent plasma, for use in the research and development of a new therapy that could reduce deaths related to the illness. Antibodies found in the blood of recovered Covid-19 patients could help fight off the […]

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UNZA officially re-opens for graduating classes

500 ViewsThe University of Zambia (UNZA) is now back to business. The institution has officially re-opened for graduating students after being closed for almost three months due to the Coronavirus pandemic. UNZA Head of Communications and Marketing Brenda Bukowa explained that fourth year students and those that are in their 7th year in the school […]

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BIZARRE: Mother refuses to take dead child’s body to mortuary

1,054 ViewsA mother whose child had died caused a stir at the BID section when she refused to have the body taken to the mortuary, saying wants to go with it to a prophet for possible resurrection. The child died on their way to University Teaching Hospitals (UTH). The woman, who was in the company […]

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Austria approves soft financing facility for Zambia

523 ViewsThe Austrian government has approved a soft financing facility of up to 6.8 million euros or K138.5 million to upgrade the aging cancer centre at the University Teaching Hospitals, UTH. This is a result of negotiations between the Zambian embassy in Berlin and the office of Zambia’s Honorary Consul in Austria, Heinz Messinger. If […]

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Protests not about racism but implanting microchips- Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

671 ViewsPastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy Church has come out with a shocking allegation regarding the current protests which have rocked the world in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd by police officers in USA. Oyakhilome, who was in the news recently for falsely claiming the installation of 5G technology was connected […]

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