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Posts published in July 2021

The Work Begins!

[Times of Zambia] "Why didn't we see this earlier?" Was the reaction of many after the final whistle blew to signal the end of what was an exciting match between Zambia and Brazil at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Warning Signs Appear Ahead of Zambian Elections

[CFR] The backdrop to the current Zambian election cycle is far from an environment conducive to debating solutions for the serious challenges Zambians face.

Tusker FC Skipper Sempala Leaves, Set to Join Zambian Club

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- With seven matches before the BetKing Premier League ends, Tusker FC's captain Hashim Sempala has left the club upon the expiry of his contract and is set to join a club in Zambia.

Finalists Announced for 2021 P3 Impact Award

[State Department] The Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, Concordia , and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society announce the finalists for the 2021 P3 Impact Award . The Award...

Kwacha Gains Boost to Economy

[Times of Zambia] THE appreciation of the Zambian Kwacha experienced currently if sustained will help retain confidence in the local economy leading to an economic boost.

Lungu’s Covid Fight in Markets Shouldn’t Raise Dust

[Times of Zambia] WHAT is the hullabaloo all about? Why has the instruction by police against politicians abrogating Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations by handing out face masks in congregated spaces such as markets, been so politicised.

What Triggered Kwacha’s Appreciation

[Times of Zambia] SINCE last week, I have been receiving a lot of correspondences from some followers of this column who wanted me to look at the current strengthening of the Kwacha against major convertible currencies like the United States (US) Dollar.

Azam Cancel Tour of Zambia, Zimbabwe

[Daily News] AZAM have cancelled out their pre-season tour scheduled in Southern Africa countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe as they will be participating in the Council of East Africa Football Association (CECAFA) tournament in Dar es Salaam next month.

Tackle Lead Poisoning at Former Mine

[HRW] Lusaka -- Zambia's next government should urgently clean up lead pollution that has affected the health of tens of thousands of children and adults in the city of Kabwe, six organizations said today, following the publication of a United Nations ...

Zambia Pre-Elections Bloodshed Escalating

[CAJ News] Lusaka -- TENSIONS are spiralling out of control slightly over a fortnight before Zambia holds elections projected to be the fiercest in the nation's history.

Sexual, Reproductive Health Rights for Women With Disabilities

[Times of Zambia] ONE hot Sunday morning in April, 24-year-old Masuzyo Bupe (not real name) was excited as she looked forward to receive her once in a life time visitors in form of representatives from the family of the man who had shown interest to ma...

Govt’s Desire to Make Zambia Food Secure Impressive

[Times of Zambia] Government must be commended for continuing to deliver agriculture inputs on time especially to farmers being supported through the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP).

Covid-19 – Ndola Morgues Overwhelmed

[Times of Zambia] Spiraling Covid-19 cases in the country have put immense pressure on many sectors, especially health. In this article, Features Chief Reporter MARTIN NYIRENDA looks at how the increased number of deaths has overstretched the capacity ...

Unions’ Kapiri Glass Plan Welcome

[Times of Zambia] THERE is no suitable time than now for Zambia to grow her manufacturing industry and help contribute to protecting the economy from the devastating effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has stirred global economic havoc.

Church’s 1500 Poll Observers Welcome

[Times of Zambia] As the country approaches elections on August 12, various stakeholders are positioning themselves to play their respective roles in the process.