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ZAMTEL scales up COVID-19 fight, launches free calling, data and messaging

ZAMTEL scales up COVID-19 fight, launches free calling, data and messaging

16 ViewsZambia Telecommunications Company Limited (Zamtel) has announced the launch of free calling, free messages and free data usage to its customers during the period the country is faced with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. All Zamtel mobile prepaid customers will receive free five minutes On-net calling, 50 MB of data and a further […]

Effective communication key in fighting coronavirus

43 ViewsIt goes without saying that during a crisis such as the pandemic the world is currently facing; clear, consistent and concise communications can be an effective tool in curbing the spread of diseases such as COVID-19. However, innovative communication has always been an achilles heel for leaders in a crisis, and Africa is no […]

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Zimbabwe to weigh options, to continue or end national lockdown

98 ViewsZimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that his country is going to weigh on the options on whether to continue with the national lockdown, relax the regulations or end it, as it has socio-economic implications. Mnangagwa made these sentiments after touring a number of suburbs in the capital Harare on yesterday. Some of the […]

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Street vending remains illegal in the country- Banda

109 ViewsZambia is one of the several countries in Africa with a notable unemployment rate. This has pushed many into the informal sector, including vending as a way to work out a living. Local Government Minister Charles Banda has stated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as […]

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TIMELY INTERVENTION: Kaindu Clinic receives ambulance donation

171 ViewsZambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has disclosed that Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) donated an ambulance to Kaindu health center in Mumbwa district in Central province. In a statement released yesterday, Mukwita said the donation has come at the right time, and that it will go a long way in […]

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ZIMBABWE: Journalist assaulted by police, forced to delete footage

417 Viewsby Misa-ZimbabweFreelance journalist Panashe Makufa was recently beaten up by members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), in the Harare suburb of Kuwadzana while undertaking his professional duties. Makufa briefed MISA Zimbabwe that he was taking pictures of a police operation wherein they were dispersing people in Kuwadzana as part of their enforcement of […]

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Address the real economic issues and not the symptoms- Hichilema

529 ViewsThe Bank of Zambia (BoZ) recently announced a series of measures in response to the unprecedented deteriorating macroeconomic environment and the coronavrius. The measures that the bank put in place include the establishment of a Targeted Medium-Term Refinancing Facility with an initial amount of K10 billion to provide medium term liquidity. In a press […]

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US has no plans to repatriate citizens from Zambia

1,258 ViewsThe United States of America (US) through its Embassy in the country calls on its citizens in Zambia who want to come back home to arrange with the Ethiopian Airways (EA), saying the government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Zambia at this time. “U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United […]

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Zambia enters third consecutive day without a case of COVID-19 reported

472 ViewsInformation coming from the Ministry of Health is that the country has for the third consecutive day, not recorded any single positive case of covid 19 according to tests conducted in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, one more patient has recovered from the pandemic bringing the total number of those who had recovered to […]

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PRESIDENTIAL ADVICE: Zambians urged to take coronavirus precautions seriously

576 ViewsThe country’s former President Rupiah Banda has called on fellow Zambians to take the health advice and precautions being given by health experts seriously, in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). His call come few weeks after President Edgar Lungu took a swipe at fellow citizens for not respecting the advice from health […]

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