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Guard against covid-19 complacency, health experts warn

Guard against covid-19 complacency, health experts warn

176 ViewsCitizens in the continent and Zambia in particular have been warned against getting complacent in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Health experts have warned, indicating that most people are no longer fearing the pandemic as much as they did when the virus set in, despite the fact that it is continuing to claim lives […]

Zambia joins universe commemorate WCD

156 ViewsZambia, today is joining the whole universe celebrate World Contraception Day (WCD) which takes place on September 26th every year. The annual worldwide campaign focuses and centers around a vision where every pregnancy is planned and wanted. WCD seeks to improve awareness of contraceptive methods and enable men and women to make informed decisions […]

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Zambia Covid-19 dashboard launched

341 ViewsThe Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya, has launched the Zambia Covid-19 dashboard which he said will help improve transparency on how the pandemic is evolving in the country. Chilufya said the dashboard which will be available on the Ministry of Health and Zambia National Public Health Institute websites will show data on Covid-19 daily. Meanwhile, […]

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Gvt increases worship time from 1 to 2 hours

189 ViewsThe Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs in consultation with the Ministry of Health, has reviewed guidelines for Churches and Religious Organisations amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The duration for worship has been increased from one hour to two. National Guidance and Religious Affairs Permanent Secretary Howard Sikwela says the review of the guidelines […]

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Zambia records the lowest COVID-19 positive rate

215 ViewsZambia has recorded the lowest COVID-19 positive rate since the outbreak of the pandemic in March this year. The 4% positive rate was recorded after the country only recorded 61 new COVID-19 cases out of 1,581 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 14,231. Health Minister Dr. […]

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USAID program helps improve nutrition in Eastern Province

176 ViewsThe FeedtheFuture, program by USAID Zambia which saw the establishment of mothers’ support groups to help women learn to prepare nutritious meals using local and seasonally available foods is bearing fruits. And USAID-Zambia has described the program as a huge success in promoting livelihoods in the province, and this is also said to have […]

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Lungu addresses UNGA on child early and forced marriages

229 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has called for the rejuvenation of global efforts among world leaders to develop measures that would eliminate harmful practices such as child early and forced marriage by 2030. President Lungu told United Nations (UN) that the Covid-19 has the potential to increase the rates of child marriage in many countries even […]

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LCC warns bar owners

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LCC warns bar owners

632 ViewsLusaka City Council (LCC) has warned Bar and Night club owners to adhere to COVID-19 measures or risk being closed. Council Administrator, Nixson Nkwapu said it is up to bar owners to ensure that the right thing is done so that they could remain in business or else disobey and risk being shut. This […]

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VP Wina commissions Lealui hospital, 48 cases of COVID-19 recorded

305 ViewsVice President Inonge Wina has re-assured the people of Mongu District that government will stand by its promise of ensuring that infrastructure development in the health sector is achieved in all parts of the country. Speaking when she Commissioned Lealui Mini Hospital in Mongu District in Western Province, Wina thanked the Barotse Royal Establishment […]

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Fees to be paid in full, no workshops for teachers, as schools reopen- PS

156 ViewsGeneral Education Permanent Secretary Dr Jobbicks Kalumba says all Provincial Education Officers, District Board Secretaries and Head teachers must ensure that parents pay school fees in full for their children as schools reopen. Dr Kalumba said this is in order to facilitate the provision of quality education. In a circular issued, Dr Kalumba also […]

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