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French doctors suggest covid-19 vaccine should first be tested on Africans

Some Africans on social media have expressed their dissatisfaction on a viral video suggesting that Africa should be the first place where coronavirus treatments be tested. Jean-Paul Mira, head of intensive care at Cochin hospital in Paris, and Camille Locht,...

Luanshya Cricket Club faces demolition as Chinese Mine starts constructing open pit mine at Luanshya Sports Club

The information has emerged that the Chinese investor in Luanshya operating Luanshya Mines has started digging up for Copper at Roan Sports Club. The Sports Club consists of Rugby, Cricket, Swimming, Tennis and Squash including Basketball and football facilities. Investigations have...

Mealie Meal Smuggling Syndicate unearthed on the Copperbelt

COPPERBELT Minister Japhen Mwakalombe, Zambia Police and the Ndola City Council (NCC) have unearthed a scam in which some unscrupulous people have been working with millers and buying mealie meal in bulk and smuggling to the Democratic Republic of...

IBA concerned with the way broadcasting houses are pursuing suspected COVID 19 patients

The Independent Broadcasting Authority has expressed concern with the manner in which some broadcasting houses are pursuing suspected COVID 19 patients in their line of work. IBA Director General Josephine Mapoma said Journalism Ethics demand that the public's right to...

Habitat for Humanity Zambia is urging decision makers to pay urgent attention to informal settlements

Habitat for Humanity Zambia is urging decision makers to pay urgent attention to informal settlements, which are often densely populated and have inadequate housing and limited access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities needed to stop the spread of...

I was Never Quarantined, I’m COVID-19 Negative and was Cleared- Stephen Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has rubbished media reports claiming he was one of the Ministers that have been quarantined after returning from Namibia where he went to attend the inauguration of that Country’s President. Mr Kampyongo said he has...

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 Labour and Social Security Joyce Simukoko explained that this is in response to the Statutory Instruments number 21 and 22...

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 deadly COVID-19 pandemic. And Mr. Lusambo has called on people of goodwill to heed President Lungu’s...

Rev. Pukuta Mwanza dies

Former Executive Director of the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ), Rev. Pukuta Mwanza has died. Rev Mwanza died at Forest Park Hospital in Lusaka. Rev. Mwanza’s death was announced by current ECZ Executive Director Bishop Paul Mususu. “It is with a heavy...

Be wary of fake ‘men of God’, Zambians warned

The Anglican Church has cautioned members of the public against being deceived by some Pastors who claim to have the cure for coronavirus (COVID-19). Anglican Diocese of Eastern Zambia Bishop, William Mchombo, said there was need for people...

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Lusambo warns Nutricom Food and Beverage Limited for claiming their Ginger Kombucha Energy drink can prevent Corona virus

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has warned that government will not allow business entities in Zambia to produce misleading...

Government releases over K5.6 billion to finance developmental, service delivery programmes

The National Treasury released last month released a sum of K5.64 billion to finance various developmental and public service delivery programmes in the country. Of...

Germany organisations donate ambulance to Kaindu clinic

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has applauded Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) for investing in Zambia’s health and agriculture sectors. Mr....

Street Vending is still illegal in Zambia, says Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has reiterated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as prescribed by...

COVID-19 could cost Africa a GDP loss of between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion

By Akinwumi A. Adesina These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it...
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