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Health

Sata was misquoted on 100% pay rise for health workers – GBM

Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba says some sections of the media misquoted President Michael Sata when they reported that the head of State directed the ministry of finance to ensure that it increases health workers’ salaries in the country by...

Any health personnel found stealing medication will be fired and brought to book- Dr. Chikusu

Health Deputy Minister Dr. Patrick Chikusu has warned that government will fire and take legal action against any health personnel who will be caught stealing drugs from health centers. Speaking when he addressed health workers at Lewanika General Hospital in...

20 Zambians denied entry into SA

ABOUT 20 Zambians aboard a CR Carriers bus were on Friday denied entry into South Africa by that country’s immigration authorities on grounds that they had fake yellow fever vaccination certificates. CR Carriers director in South Africa Mafire Cisoko said...

Kambwili orders the revocation of the work permit of a Chinese medical officer for being rude.

MINISTER of Labour, Sports, Youth and Child Development Chishimba Kambwili has ordered the revocation of the work permit for Sinozam Friendship Hospital chief medical officer Xisheng Qin, a Chinese national, for allegedly being rude. And Mr Kambwili has directed private...

100 000 patients in nine provinces benefitted from the controversial mobile clinic services-Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has disclosed that as of December 2011, about 100 thousand patients in nine provinces had benefitted from the controversial mobile clinic services. Ministry of health spokesperson Kamoto Mbewe has told QFM that out of the 100...

Lusaka City Council to slap a fine of K450 000 on anyone disposing garbage in undesignated areas

Lusaka City Council (LCC) Council Public Relations Officer Henry Kapata says the council will take appropriate measures against anyone found disposing garbage indiscriminately in the city. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday, Mr. Kapata said the local...

First Lady asks business community to help government reduce disease burden

First Lady Christine Kaseba has called on the business community to play an active role in helping government to reduce the disease burden among citizens. Dr. Kaseba says diseases such as cancer, malaria and HIV/AIDS require combined efforts from various...

Local NGO KARA Counselling in K9 billion scam, facing closure

KARA Counselling and Training Trust, a non-governmental organisation that provides free HIV/AIDS services, is threatened with closure because some of its major donors have withdrawn support after an internal audit revealed glaring misappropriation of funds amounting to over K9...

Mupambe Township residents in Mufulira sue water company

RESIDENTS of Mupambe Township in Mufulira have sued Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) for allegedly supplying contaminated water. About 2,200 cases of typhoid have been recorded since the disease broke out three weeks ago in the township, which...

3 midwives delivering 90 babies a day at UTH

THE shortage of staff at Zambia’s flagship healthcare institution, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH), has deteriorated to a level where three to four midwives are being forced to deliver 90 babies in a single day, the public relations wing...

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Seer 1 insists he helped PF win 2016 elections, admits he uses “supernatural powers”

Controversial Nigerian Self anointed Prophet Andrew Ejimadu famously known as Seer 1 has insisted that he helped the PF...

SACCORD says Citizens taking the law into their own hands as witnessed in Chingola should be a source of concern

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes says the reported incidences of riot behaviour, where citizens in Chingola have taken the...

Food Handouts will not resolve the problems of Poverty, Jobs will

By Faston Mwale The emerging trend by government officials to engage in donations of basic groceries to impoverished citizens in lieu of executing actual poverty...

We are not distributing mealie meal as a way of bribing voters in Chilubi-Disaster Management Team

The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit have refuted reports alleging that the Unit is distributing mealie meal as a way of bribing voters in...

Police Officers will only return to Mutenda Community in Chingola once the vandalised Police Post is Restored-Kapeso

Zambia Police Deputy Inspector General Bonny Kapeso says Police Officers will only return to Mutenda Community in Chingola once the vandalised Police post in...
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