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Testing Stool Can Help Detect TB in Children

[spotlight] Most tuberculosis (TB) testing today relies on sputum samples coughed up from the lungs. This makes intuitive sense since pulmonary (or lung) TB is the most common form of TB and sputum provides testable samples straight from the scene of i...

Four Nations Listed for Uhuru Squash Open

[Daily News] THE annual Uhuru Squash Open is back to conquer the hearts of sports lovers as players from Uganda, Zambia and Kenya have confirmed participating in the event.

Miracle Corners of the World Trains Youth in Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia

[Afropop] Afropop Worldwide's executive producer Sean Barlow was pleased to participate with our colleagues at Music Corners of the World (MCW) at their recent 18th annual gala at New York University. The non-profit MCW does important, original work in...

Amayenge stakes claim in Tanzania

By JEFF KAPEMBWA-“It was a unique experience and despite the diversity in cultural background, it shows each country’s uniqueness and that of the event,” says Frazer Chilembo of the Amayenge ‘Asoza’ Band. Read more

Amayenge stakes claim in Tanzania

By JEFF KAPEMBWA-“It was a unique experience and despite the diversity in cultural background, it shows each country’s uniqueness and that of the event,” says Frazer Chilembo of the Amayenge ‘Asoza’ Band. Read more

Frank Sibbuku’s ‘Pure Heart’ premieres Sunday

By SAM PHIRI-Zambia’s celebrated filmmaker Frank Sibbuku, the brains behind the television drama series Mpali, is this Sunday premiering what has been described by many as a blockbuster movie entitled ‘Pure Heart.’

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‘Ndine Emma’ lands FIFA World Cup deal

By SAM PHIRI-BARELY a month since budding Zambian comic Emmanuel Phiri, otherwise known as Ndine Emma, clinched a deal to create content for the on-going FIFA World Cup, the young creator has landed yet another reason to celebrate as his Facebook page has been updated to monetize his content. read more

‘$5.4m for insurance pool’

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has said in order to protect the vulnerable communities in Zambia, the Government has participated in the parametric Sovereign Insurance Pool resulting in the disburs...

Invest more in value addition – ECA

By JUDITH NAMUTOWETHE Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged African states, and Zambia in particular to invest more in value addition in a bid to create jobs for local people.ECA chief of development planning section, Bartholomew Armah said exporting copper in its raw form will only be for individuals in the mining industry and […]

Inflation up by 0.1 p.c.

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZAMBIA’S annual inflation rate has accelerated to 9.8 per cent in November this year due to movements in prices of non-food items, as it records a trade surplus of K2.8 billion.

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Zambian Potato storms regional markets

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Zambian Potato Company (ZPC) has penetrated the South African, Botswana, Tanzanian, Namibian and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) markets within one year of commencing the production of potatoes.

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ZICTA to deactivate sim cards with missing live facial images

By MUSONDA MANGILASHITHE Zambia Information Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) has said that all Subscriber and Information Module (SIM) cards should have facial images warning that anyone missing a live facial image would be de-registered.

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Kitwe man kills self after squandering FISP money

By JANE MWANSA-A FIFTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD man of Kitwe believed to have squandered money he received from members of the public for fertiliser under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) has allegedly committed suicide.

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Man nabbed over killing, dismembering of mother

A DISMEMBERED and partially burnt body of a 56-year-old woman has been found in a bush in Chongwe with her 28-year-old son having been arrested as the prime murder suspect.

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Zambezi Forest Under Daily Threat From Illegal Timber Harvesters

[Namibian] THE Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism said the 100-kilometre-long state forest in the Zambezi region is under threat due to foreigners entering at undesignated points to harvest timber on a daily basis.

Bishops Poke Holes in President Hichilema’s Free Education Policy

[CISA] Lusaka -- The implementation process of Zambia's Free Education Policy for primary and secondary education, an election promise by President Hakainde Hichilema, has proved a bane in the management of grant-aided schools and other institutions in...

‘Be patient with coaches’

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE-GREEN Buffaloes coach Masauso Tembo believes Zambian clubs are too impatient with coaches.In an interview, Tembo bemoaned the rate at which clubs fire coaches whenever results went bad without even giving them a chance to rectify t...

Kansanshi frustrate Zanaco

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE – Kansanshi 1-1 ZanacoZANACO came from a goal down to salvage a point away to Kansanshi Dynamos in the MTN Super Division Week 13 match.

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