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No one is being forced to get vaccinated, gvt clears air

No one is being forced to get vaccinated, gvt clears air

1,006 Views Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo has clarified that government is not compelling anyone to get vaccinated against COVID-19 against their will. Masebo says people have an option to either get vaccinated or not. She says Government will NOT take the right of citizens away but that it has a responsibility to protect citizens […]

Nurses reject discriminatory, punitive measures  advanced by gvt to prevent spread of Covid-19

529 ViewsZambia Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) says workers unions in the country have resolved not to support the discriminatory punitive being advanced by government to prevent the spread of Covid-19. According to a statement issued by ZUNO General Secretary Fray Michelo, the unions have since urged government to revist its decision. Michelo added that […]

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Rwanda suspends flights from Southern Africa

381 Views The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) chairman and Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera has condemned travel bans. Meanwhile, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa also condemned travel bans. This is coming at the time Rwanda has joined Angola which also banned flights from Southern Africa. Zwnews

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Zambia added to UK travel red list

4,048 ViewsZambia has been added to the red list by the United Kingdom. This comes after a new COVID 19 variant was detected in neighbouring South Africa. The country has been added along with Mozambique and Malawi. The other countries include Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa and others. What this means is that no flights from […]

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New COVID 19 variant, ZNPHI on high alert

405 ViewsZambia National Public Health Institute -ZNPHI – Director Victor Mukonka says the institute is closely monitoring the trends and type of the Covid-19 variant in the country. Professor Mukonka says this is being done so that necessary action is taken in case there are new strains. He says the institute has also continued to […]

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Former President RB requests for prayers

1,186 Views Former President Rupiah Banda has requested Zambians to continue praying for him as he fights cancer. The fourth President, who attended the Samu Lya Moomba Ceremony, also thanked Zambians for standing with him in prayer. He said this shortly before leaving the ceremony. Banda was few years ago diagnosed with cancer.

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Power outage take toll on water delivery

819 Views The Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company says its supply of water to communities has been affected by the current loss of power supply being experienced countrywide. Company Public Relations Officer Nshamba Muzungu says as a result of this, the company’s water production facilities in Kafue and Lusaka have been adversely affected. He […]

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Citizens urged to draw water from safe sources as typhoid hit Kabwe District

537 ViewsKabwe District in central Province has recorded two suspected cases of typhoid. Kabwe Mayor Patrick Chishala has disclosed this to ZNBC news in Kabwe. Chishala says the public should be on high alert and scrutinize their sources of water. He says it is unfortunate that a number of people in the communities have resorted […]

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Cross-border transfers of health information are facing increasing scrutiny in Africa

430 ViewsCountry after country in Africa is introducing data protection legislation. One issue that is emerging as a universal priority is the regulation of the transfer of sensitive or special personal information, such as health data, across borders. ‘Transferring personal information across borders is of great importance to many companies in the health sector, especially […]

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Lusaka’s George Compound hit by water crisis

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