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PrEP not a licence to engage in unprotected sex

932 ViewsA public health specialist has warned against the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as licence to having unprotected sex. Brigadier General Dr Lawson Simapuka says even though chances of contracting HIV are reduced by a huge margin when one is taking PrEP, precautions against contraction of HIV should be adhered to. Dr Simapuka, who […]

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Boyd Musonda signs for CS Sfaxien

1,363 ViewsZanaco Football Club midfielder Boyd Musonda has signed a three-year contract with Tunisian giants Club Sportif Sfaxien, the club Lusaka-based club has announced today. Musonda, a key member of the heroic Zambia U20 side that won the Africa Cup in 2017, inked a three-year deal with the Tunisian giants after agreeing on personal terms. […]

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Kagem rehabilitates 18.7kms of road in Lufwanyama’s Nkana and Lumpuma chiefdoms

965 ViewsKagem Mining has invested around US$80,000 in the rehabilitation of the 18.7km road connecting Chief Nkana and Chief Lumpuma’s chiefdoms from Kandole to Kafwaya village in Lufwanyama district. The new road has improved the transport of goods to market, made it easier for pupils and teachers to get to school, and improved mobility for […]

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Luapula Expo attracts investment to the province

1,028 ViewsLuapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa revealed that the Luapula Province Expo has helped the Province in receiving more investments.  And Chilangwa has assured that the Provincial Administration will continue to market the province locally and outside Zambia in a quest to bring in more investments. “Prior to the hosting of the Luapula Expo and Investment […]

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FQM calls for multi-sectoral approach to fighting malaria

850 ViewsWithout proper investment, collaborating efforts and a multi-sectoral approach towards the fight against malaria, it will be difficult for the country to make meaningful gains in combating the deadly disease, says First Quantum Minerals. For this reason the mining firm is happy to be partnering with government, local traditional leadership, the church and civil […]

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Zambian Breweries ranked among Africa’s top 250 companies

1,167 ViewsZambian Breweries has been ranked as one of Africa’s top 250 companies by market capitalisation, strengthening its position in Africa as one of the most preferred public company to invest in. The ranking in the Top 250 Companies report is according to the value of shares listed on stock exchanges by market capitalisation this […]

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Monze council welcomes ban on plastic carrier bags

866 ViewsMonze Town Council has embarked on a sensitization program aimed at encouraging the community to use environmental friendly and renewable carrier bags. Council Chairperson Bisha Munsaka officially launched the sensitization program at Hamusonde market were he told marketeers that Government had banned the use of plastic bags as they were not only unfriendly to […]

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‘Denying women maternity leave is illegal’

1,089 ViewsThe Labour Commissioner Chanda Kaziya has warned that denying the pregnant employees maternity leave is illegal. Kaziya said he has received reports of a trend by many employers of refusing women leave when the due time comes. He warned that the  Ministry Of Labour and Social Security will penalise  companies in a habit of […]

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Prisoners to be granted conjugal rights

4,771 ViewsThe Zambia Correctional Services (ZCS) is considering introduction of conjugal rights to inmates in order for them to keep connected to their spouses and family. Commissioner General Chisela Chileshe says ZCS is also considering that prisoners may have time with their families outside the correctional facilities in order for them to bond with their […]

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The Best of Lifestyle in Zambia

982 ViewsZambia is one of the main countries in the south-central African region. Lusaka is the capital and is really a honeycomb of this landlocked country. If someone gets a chance to work on an expat position in Zambia, he/she is going to experience good times living in Zambia. Most of the people leave in […]

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