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Posts published in “Day: July 16, 2014

Disabled Needing HIV Services Face Discrimination – Report

[AlertNet]In Zambia, where disability is often considered a punishment inflicted by evil spirits, nearly one million people with disabilities are struggling to access HIV prevention or testing services or treatment, a rights group said.

‘Step Up Crime Fight in Kabwe’

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT and the Kabwe Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) have called for the arrest of perpetrators of crime in Kabwe and feared that if not controlled, the increasing crime levels have the potential of scaring away investors.

Chinese Firm Seals Zambia Digital Migration Deal

[Focac]Lusaka -A Chinese firm has signed a contract worth 9.5 million U.S. dollars for Zambia's national digital broadcasting system, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Friday.

Muchinga Farmers Advised to Embrace Technology

[Times of Zambia]MUCHINGA Province Minister Gerry Chanda has urged farmers in the area to embrace technology in crop production in order to improve yields.

Govt Ponders Getting Saudi Arabia Jet Fuel

[Times of Zambia]OIL RICH Saudi Arabia is among several Middle-East countries that are being considered for the supply of cheap Jet-A1 fuel to Zambia, Energy Permanent Secretary Charity Mwansa has said.

Chama Hospital Expansion to Finish October

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Deputy Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said the opening of Chama District Hospital will be a relief on Chama Zonal Health Centre, which currently caters for a catchment area of 135,000 people and records about 100 births monthly.

CEEC Gives Kasama Farmers Soya Boost

[Times of Zambia]THE soya bean value chain has been identified as priority, based on a number of agronomic and nutritional attributes, as well as its income generating potential for poor farmers, especially women.

Man Defiles 5-Year-Old Girl

[Times of Zambia]A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl in Kawambwa District has allegedly been defiled by a man who her family allowed to rent part of their house while he was on a maize buying expedition.

Business Plan – Journey to Doing Business

[Times of Zambia]TODAY we look at a very important document that usually acts as a road map prior to the setting up of a business or to the already existing one to enhance its growth. This business document is referred to as a business plan.

Finnish Govt Prays for Peaceful 2016 Polls

[Zambia Reports]The Finnish government says it will be important for Zambia to maintain its peaceful and democratic traditions even during the 2016 general elections.

Sata’s Ill-Health Is a Public Relations Disaster

[Zambia Reports]Kalomo Central Member of Parliament Request Muntanga says President Michael Sata cannot perpetually have people speaking for him about his current status.

People With Disabilities Left Behind in HIV Response

[HRW]The nearly two million people with disabilities in Zambia face significant barriers to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. While the Zambian government has made considerable progress scaling ...

Deaf, and Shut Out from HIV Information

[HRW]Faith learned she was HIV positive two years ago, after giving birth to her daughter. The Zambian government prides itself on its HIV prevention outreach, and every pregnant woman is supposed to be tested for the virus, to prevent passing it on to...

Expedite Revival of Railway Transport

[Times of Zambia]THE railway network has a critical role to play in the economic development of a country, especially a landlocked country like Zambia.

Walubita Joins UPND

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Foreign Affairs Minister Kelly Walubita has joined opposition United Party for National Development (UPND).

Supreme Court Reserves Ruling in Monde’s Case

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court has reserved ruling to a later date in a matter in which Deputy Agriculture Minister Greyford Monde has appealed against his expulsion from the United Party for National Development (UPND).