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Posts published in “Day: July 24, 2013

Zambia Launches HPV Vaccination Program

[VOA]LUSAKA -Zambia has one of the highest cervical cancer rates in the world, with 90 out of every 100,000 women contracting the preventable disease. The government is now rolling out a program to vaccinate school girls against the Human Papilloma Vir...

Chief Advocates Circumcision to Prevent HIV

[allAfrica]As the influential leader of Zambia's Kaonde people, Chief Jonathan Eshiloni Mumena's decision to undergo male circumcision was nothing short of a public health practitioner's dream. Since undergoing the procedure two years ago at the age of...

Love Games try to help raise awareness of HIV in Zambia

[SciDev.Net]Lusaka -At the Munali Secondary School in Lusaka, an unusual youth club is under way. All eyes are on Humphrey Chileshe, a facilitator who uses sign language to lead an open and frank discussion on topics that are usually taboo here in Zamb...

ECZ Find Mpenzeni, ZNBC in Electoral Code Breach

[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia has caution the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation for breaching the Electoral Code when they aired a Patriotic Front political advert that featured Paramount Chief Mpezeni campaigning for the ru...

Muchelele Opposes PF ‘Law’ Blocking MPs

[Zambia Reports]Lubansenshi Independent Member of Parliament Patrick Mucheleka says there is no law in Zambia that obliges a lawmaker to ask for permission from the police whenever they are visiting their constituency.

Three Schools in Central Province Closed

[Zambia Reports]Government has shut down three Central Province High Schools following riots that occurred at the three institutions where pupils were protesting a poor diet and also poor management.

Age-Cheating Suspect Angers Court

[Times of Zambia]A TWENTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD man of Ndola has angered a magistrate's court after cheating on oath that he is 16 years old in an attempt to solicit lenience.

‘Male Circumcision Key to HIV Fight’

[Times of Zambia]THREE latest studies have shown that the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) would reduce men's chances of contracting HIV by 60 per cent.

Chinika Shoot Down Looters

[Times of Zambia]CHINIKA Shooting Stars defeated Kabwata Looters by eight wickets during the Midlands Cricket Association (MCA) Under-17 girl's league match played at the weekend.

All Set for By-Elections

[Times of Zambia]ALL is set for parliamentary by-elections in four constituencies in Zambia as voters elect their representatives.

Makembo Clinches KQ Deal

[Times of Zambia]KENYA Airways has offered a special rate of K7, 632 return airfare to the Zambia Soccer Fans Association (ZASOFA) for the September 6 Ghana versus Zambia 2014 World Cup qualifier in Kumasi.

‘Insulting’ Lusambo Angers MMD

[Times of Zambia]MMD vice-president for political affairs Michael Kaingu has accused MMD youth national coordinator Bowman Lusambo of insulting the top leadership of the party.

Kaseba Bemoans Cervical Cancer Effects

[Times of Zambia]FIRST lady Christine Kaseba says cervical cancer has largely affected the productive age group of women which meant that Africa is losing its future.

Mayor Wants Closer Ties With Katima Mulilo

[Times of Zambia]CHOMA Mayor Jackson Makwamba has called for strengthened partnership and exchange of developmental ideas with the Namibian local authorities to uplift the welfare of people in the two countries.

Govt Concludes Yellow Fever Risk Survey

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health has completed the yellow risk assessment survey in Western and North-Western provinces.

SME Credit Bank to Ease Unemployment Challenges

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian small-scale industrial sector, if properly harnessed and given the financial boost, coupled with technological and market back-up for products and services being produced, can trigger economic development in the country.

Help Halt Ritual Killings

[Times of Zambia]JUST in the last 16 days, the country has recorded seven brutal murders, most of them being in the capital city, Lusaka.

Nation to Bid for Afcon in Sept

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, Kalusha Bwalya has said Zambia will push in the bid for hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in September.