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Jack Ma Foundation donates Coronavirus Testing Kit to Zambia

Zambia is today expected to receive the COVID-19 testing kits, masks and medical-use protective suits from the Jack Ma Foundation. Zambia's Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, His Excellency Emmanuel Mwamba has disclosed that Zambia has...

Stakeholders pledge significant material support to the relocation of street kids project

Stakeholders in Kitwe have pledged significant material support to the relocation of street kids project. Institutions that announced their pledges during the resource mobilisation meeting today in the Mayor's parlour include Stanbic Kitwe Branch (70 blankets), and Mpongwe Milling company...

Embed good morals in pupils-schools implored

The Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs has commended the Living Water Baptist Church in Kabanana area of Lusaka, for erecting a school that will not only provide education but instill morals and values in children. Minister of National...

Discuss Your Impasse Behind Closed Doors, SACCORD Urges Prime TV/Government

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has called on Prime Television and Government to ensure that the proposed dialogue between the two over their impasse is kept behind closed doors so that it is...

Cholera more deadly than Covid-19: Too early to close schools!!

It is common knowledge that every government has to formulate and implement practical measures to protect its citizens against the Corona Virus that is spreading so rapidly across the globe. It is a responsibility of every government to devise...

UK High Commission withdraws staff and their families from Zambia due to Coronavirus

Britain has announced that it is temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from its High Commission in Lusaka due to what it calls a rapidly changing situation in the region. In an advisory note, the...

Bars and Nightclubs will be allowed to operate for longer hours.

Local Government Minister, Dr. Charles Banda has said that after consultation among line Ministries, bars will operate longer hours. He clarified that it has been decided that bars and nightclubs will reduce their operating time by two hours, and...

FIFA backs Kamanga’s Administration Remaining in Office until FAZ Elections are held

World governing body FIFA has written to FAZ backing the decision to postponed the remaining four provincial elections and the March 28, 2020 elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) due to the Covid-19 threat. In a letter to FAZ General Secretary...

Zambian author Namwali wins $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

Namwali Serpell has been awarded one of the world's richest literary prizes. She has become the fiction recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2020 which comes with $165,000. Namwali released her debut novel, The Old Drift in 2019. She is one of...

HH calls on Zambians to unite and help combat the deadly coronavirus disease

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has called on Zambians regardless of political and religious affiliation, race or tribe to unite and help combat the deadly coronavirus disease. "In both bad and good times, we still remain Zambians and Zambians first. We...

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HH wants Correctional facilities and Police Cells decongested in the wake of COVID-19

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Chief Justice, the Director of Public...

Effects of COVID-19 Disease on the Zambian Mining Industry

By Webby Banda CTPD-Senior Researcher (Extractives) The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has observed that Mineral commodity prices have plummeted in recent days...

The People of Serenje have rejected Bill 10 – MMD Official Tells Off Nakachinda

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Serenje district have said that the people in the district have rejected the Bill 10. The...

Only adds one more case to its COVID-19 numbers, only one patient is severely ill

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has only recorded one COVID-19 case in the last 24:hrs bringing the total number of...

Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say that his appeal is still being considered

Football Icon Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say the appeal to FIFA’s Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has NOT yet been heard and determined. Bwalya’s Lawyers...
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