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Government buys masks for Zambian students in Wuhan

Government has bought five thousand masks for Zambian students studying in China’s Wuhan Province to protect them from contracting the coronavirus. Zambia’s Ambassador to China Winnie Chibesakunda says government is also making efforts to buy more masks through its missions...

Calls for Board of Biosafety Authority to be dissolved after granting permits for imports of GMO’s

The African Consumer Union has demanded that the Board of the Biosafety Authority be dissolved as it is a danger a danger to the country's food sovereignty. The National Biosafety Authority yesterday granted three distributors namely Cold Chain, Horizon and...

Zambia Environmental Management Agency Toothless

By Concerned Citizens It is again that time of year that Zambia faces enormous waterborne diseases that include the lethal Cholera Outbreaks. Cholera is endemic to Zambia and outbreaks occur almost every year in Lusaka, Southern, Northern and Luapula provinces. The...

The Chinese Contraceptive pill is not a herbal drug and is illegal-ZAMRA

The Zambia Medicine Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) has disclosed that the initial test results for the Chinese Contraceptive pill have indicated that it is not a herbal drug and has long lasting side effects.Speaking at a Press briefing in Lusaka...

Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in world’s first Roundup cancer trial

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. The case of school...

Depression and Mental Health – A Personal Reflection On The Death of Prof Bongani Mayosi

A sad day in the medical world in Africa As we reflect on the suicide death of one of South Africa’s most prominent cardiologists, Prof Bongani Mayosi, due to a prolonged struggle with depression, I am compelled to add my...

Fake processed food is becoming an epidemic in African urban life

  In late February, 14-year-olds Nahima and Yayaya, died after eating tainted biscuits at a classmate’s birthday celebration in their school, located just outside Nigeria’s capital Abuja. Several other children in their class were hospitalized. Panic and threats from angry...

Toxic sugar

The Toxic Truth Too much fructose can damage your liver, just like too much alcohol. There is growing scientific consensus that one of the most common types of sugar, fructose, can be toxic to the liver, just like alcohol. Fructose is the...

William Banda moved to Lusaka

Detained embattled MMD Lusaka province chairman William Banda has been transferred to Lusaka central police. This follows Mr. Banda's arrest and detention at Chipata central police station yesterday. Lusaka division commanding officer Mhlakeni Zulu has confirmed the development to QFM. Mr. Zulu...

Mobile Hospital rolls into Shangombo to the thrill of residents

Government through the Ministry of Health has continued to receive praise from the general public for bring quality health services closer to the people. The initiative to purchase Mobile Hospitals has cheered many people in the country and the people...
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Government implements project to reduce child marriage

Ministry of Gender Permanent Secretary Sastone Silomba said Zambia has been implementing the India, Brazil, South Africa (IBSA) pilot...

Minister of Finance Unveils a K119.6 Billion Proposed 2021 National Budget

Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu has unveiled a K119 billion proposed National Budget for 2021 aimed at laying a foundation for economic recovery, safeguarding livelihoods...

2021 Full Budget Speech By Finance Minister

Mr Speaker, I beg to move that the House do now resolve into Committee of Supply on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for...

President Lungu calls of debt relief, cancellation in wake of COVID-19

President Edgar Lungu, President has called for debt relief and cancellation for developing countries as a major intervention to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and...

HPCZ cautions private health facilities against issuing COVID-19 certificates

The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has advised unauthorized private health facilities to stop issuing COVID-19 certificates as doing so would comprise quality...