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Posts published in “Day: February 7, 2018

Hope in Zambia – We Can Defeat Malaria

[MalariaMustDie] This century has seen malaria deaths in Zambia drop steeply, through a historic effort to increase prevention, education and access to medical help. Zambia's National Malaria Control Programme offers inspiration and hope.

Kalaba, Kambwili Making ‘Wild Outbursts’ – Chisopa

[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) Mkushi South Member of Parliament Davies Chisopa has described as 'wild outbursts' the allegations of corruption made by former ministers Chishimba Kambwili and Harry Kalaba.

‘Uproot Sick Lusaka’

[Times of Zambia] The Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) has proposed the uprooting of Lusaka owing to extensive contamination of the underground water system that supplies millions of its residents.

Farmers Compensated for Swine Fever Losses

[Times of Zambia] The Government has set aside more than K50 million to compensate farmers who lost a total of 22,000 pigs from the recent outbreak of the African swine fever (ASF).

New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed

[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument -- the African Peer ...

Energy Regulation Board Moves to Curb Changanya Fuel

[Times of Zambia] The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has introduced Fuel Marking (FM) aimed at increasing Government revenue by combating the infamous changanya (adulterated) fuel and rampant dumping of smuggled or transit fuel in Zambia.

Railways Firm in South Africa Rolling Stock Deal

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Railways Limited (ZRA) has struck a commercial deal with South African freight logistics agency, Transnet, for the acquisition of a fleet of eight new locomotives and 600 wagons of different shapes designed for bulk haulage.

Govt to Benefit From U.S.$2 Billion Africa Fund

[Times of Zambia] Japan has asked Zambia to put up a proposal with particular focus on the development of infrastructure to benefit from its US$2 billion investment destined for selected African countries this year.

Angola and Zambia Sign Memo Against Cholera and Malaria

[ANGOP] Luanda -A memorandum of collaboration in the health domain was signed last Monday, in Lusaka, between the Health Ministries of Angola and Zambia, represented by the incumbent ministers, respectively Sílvia Lutukuta and Chitalu Chilufya.

‘Stop Politicking Over Cholera Outbreak’

[Times of Zambia] Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said that the ministry is not ready to engage in cheap political pertaining to the outbreak of cholera in Zambia.

Writers Push Governments to Repeal the Laws On Criminal Libel

[East African] Global association of writers, PEN International, which has been campaigning against the retention of criminal defamation laws in Africa, is pressuring the governments of Uganda, South Africa, Sierra Leone and Zambia to repeal their laws...