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Legal technicalities hamper ECZ’s ability to combat pollution, CBE

A Copperbelt based Non-Governmental Organization says the Environmental Council of Zambia, ECZ, can not prosecute or punish mining firms for polluting the environment due existing legal technicalities and barriers. The Citizen for a Better Environment, CBE, says unless certain clauses contained...

Govt. releases K1billion for Isoka district hospital upgrade

Government has released K1 billion for the upgrade of Isoka district hospital in Northern Province. Isoka district commissioner Henry Mukungule who confirmed the development in an interview with ZANIS in Isoka today, said the K1 Billion which is already...

Demographic health suvey campaigns kick off in Mufulira

ambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Mufulira district on the Coperbelt Province has kicked off campaign awareness on the Zambia Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS) for 2007. The long awaited campaigns will take place in the selected wards of the...

Sondashi takes his ”Sondashi Formula” abroad

Former Works and Supply Minister Ludwig Sondashi says he is determined to break through the international market with his herbal HIV/AIDS remedy the ''Sondashi Formula'' which he maintains can cure HIV/AIDS. The former cabinet minister disclosed that he has since...

More HIV/AIDS herbal remedies still welcome for testing

The national Aids Council (NAC) is still open for every one who hopes to have their medical remedies tested in the AIDS cure clinical trials. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS today, NAC, Donor Coordinator and Public Relations Manager, Justin...

TB patients urged to take advantage of free treatment

The ministry of health in Choma has challenged residents to take advantage of free services offered by government in treating tuberculosis, TB, patients. District director of health, Rhodah Mkandawire, said there is no need for patients to shun treatment because...

Farmers negative response to dipping worry livestock official

A livestock officer in Sinazongwe has expressed disappointment at the farmers' negative response towards dipping their animals. Jericho Sakwanda told ZANIS that farmers in the area have been lukewarm in dipping their animals following the introduction of a K250,000 dipping fee. Mr....

Child Care facilities under fire for using HIV/AIDS test to exclude children

Community Development and Social Services Minister Catherine Namugala has revealed that some orphanages and Child care Facilities have been testing children for HIV/AIDS to exclude them from the facilities once tested positive. Ms Namugala said such an act of discrimination...

Mobile health services on the way

The Ministry of Health through the District Health Management Teams (DHMTs), has introduced outreach programmes which will enable rural communities have access to health services within their areas. Ministry of Health spokesperson Dr Canisius Banda has disclosed. Dr Banda says the...

Unclaimed bodies at UTH rise to 55

The number of unclaimed bodies at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has risen to 55 as of today. UTH Public Relations Officer Pauline Mbangweta who disclosed this to ZANIS in Lusaka today said of the total number 32 are patients that died...

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2020 Labour Day gatherings cancelled

The government has announced the cancellation of gatherings for Labour Day events at national, provincial and district levels. Minister of...

Let’s support Lungu in fighting COVID-19-Lusambo

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has called on Zambians to continue rallying behind President Edgar Lungu as the country intensifies its battle against the...

WHO concerned about Africa as COVID-19 cases accelerate across the continent

With more than 6000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent. Infections are increasingly spreading not...

Barotse Royal Establishment appeals to people in Western Province to adhere to the preventive measures outlined against COVID-19

The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has appealed to the people in Western Province to be deliberate and adhere to the preventive measures outlined...

ZACCI proposes buy, sell local during lockdowns

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has advised government to consider supporting import substitution measures by giving markets the priority to buy...
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