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Suspend Health Minister over transportation of infectious substances via public transport

Dear Editor, Ref: Dr Chitalu and Covid. Its ridiculous! Chilufya Chitalu should be suspended right away! This situation should not have been allowed in the first place. The Ministry of Health should be following the WHO guidance on regulations for the...

Investigations launched on why Samples of COVID-19 from Zambezi were transported on a Public Bus

Investigations have been launched to establish why COVID-19 samples were transported from Zambezi on a public bus. This follows a directive by President Edgar Lungu that an investigation is conducted into the matter which resulted in the death...

Do not turn away patients who seek health services, Health Workers told

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama has appealed to health workers across the country NOT to turn away patients who seek health services. Dr. Malama says the government has directed provincial health directors to ensure that routine health services...

Reports of Health facilities sending away patients for not wearing face mask being investigated

The Health Professions Council of Zambia says it is investigating reports of some health facilities sending away patients for not wearing face masks. Council Registrar and Chief Executive Officer Bwembya Bwalya has disclosed that the HPCZ has received several complaints...

Zambia records 3 new COVID-19 cases out of the 487 tests

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya disclosed that Zambia has recorded 3 new COVID-19 cases out of the 487 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. Dr. Chilufya disclosed that the three cases involve a 55-year-old truck driver from Tanzania who...

Suspend PAYE for all Healthcare first responders for at least 3 months

By Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member The United Party for National Development (UPND) continues to sympathize with ordinary people whose lives have been disrupted, and in many cases destroyed, due to the non consultative response approach adopted by the Patriotic...

U.S calls for seriousness in fighting malaria

The American Embassy in Zambia has called on the Zambian government and the global community not to lose ground in the fight against malaria. United States Embassy’s Chargé d'Affaires David Young said without focused attention and collaboration, there was a...

A Christian can get sick with coronavirus – TB Joshua

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has taught that a genuine Christian can fall sick with the dreaded coronavirus disease yet still be a “friend of God”. In a question and answer session on his official Facebook Page, which has over four...

Zambia records Zero new COVID-19 cases after conducting 226 tests in the last 24 hours

Zambia did not record any positive COVID-19 case out of the 226 tests conducted in the last 24 yours, health minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has said. Dr. Chilufya has also disclosed that 5 more patients have been discharged bringing the...

Two New COVID-19 cases recorded in Chingola

Chingola District has become the latest hotspot for COVID-19 in Zambia, after recording two cases, bringing to 76, the cumulative number of cases in the country. The two cases, which are the only ones recorded in the last 24 hours,...

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By Amy Chilufya. As the Socialist Party’s standing rises, we have also noted a growing pattern of lies being thrown...

ZESCO, KCM seal direct power supply deal, shuts out CEC

ZESCO Limited says it has entered into a long-term agreement with Konkola Copper Mines following successful conclusion of negotiations. ZESCO Director Strategy and...

Why a moral revolution is needed now more than ever

We cannot get overly familiar with the intolerable images of unarmed African American men dying on flimsy grounds, and in many cases, by the...

Chisamba Lungu Makes Zanaco Return

2012 AFCON winner Chisamba Lungu has returned to Zanaco. The midfielder has joined the seven-time champions as a free agent on a two-year deal barely...

Minister of Tourism Assures Artistes of Presidential Protection

Minister of Toursim and Arts has called for calm in the nation and in particular amongst artistes assuring them of president Lungu's protection as...
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