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Posts published in “Day: January 1, 2023

Upclose with Mike Sichaze…Born and raised with both male and female sexual organs

MEET Mike Sichaze who was born with both smale and female sexual organs but raised as a girl due to a more female dominant physical appearance. Mike now narrates how difficult it is to grow up as an intersex person in Zambia.Individuals classified as intersex are people born with physical or biological sex characteristics such […]

HH hitting the right chords

By KENNEDY LIMWANYA – THE year 2002 has ended just a few days after the Zambian people were informed that President Hakainde Hichilema had assented to two bills which led to the abolition of the mandatory death penalty and the law pertaining to criminal defamation of the president.The Penal Code (Amendment) Bill Number 25 of […]

USAID provides key HIV services to underserved populations

AIDS CORNER by Enock Ngoma- The US Government, through the USAID Open Doors activity, increased its key HIV services to marginalised, vulnerable, and underserved populations in eight targeted districts over the past six years. This is according to a press statement released by the American Embassy in Lusaka on December 28, 2022.The USAID Open Doors […]

‘Happy New Year!’

By NORMA KAPATA-SIAME-AFTER a difficult start to 2022, a data and research analytics think tank, has predicted Zambia’s growth will accelerate to 3.7 per cent, driven by a recovery in mining exports and strong private investment.According to a country risk report done by Fitch Solutions — should mining output fail to rebound as anticipated in […]

New Year too soon! 

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-IT was new year celebrations too early for a 25 year old man of Kitwe who broke into a Shoprite store and was caught imbibing ‘free’ bottles of beer while he helped himself to handsome servings of polony before he was apprehended.The party was cut short after management was alerted about the ‘gate […]

HH mourns Benedict XVI

By DOROTHY CHISI-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has sent a message of condolences to Pope Francis and the Catholic Church in Zambia on the passing of Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI.Former Pope Benedict died yesterday morning at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. Read more

Fuel price drops, petrol down by K1.40

By DOROTHY CHISI-The pump price of petroleum products has gone down considerably with petrol posting a reduction of K1.40 per litre, Diesel by K0.94 with Kerosene retailing at K0.47 per litre respectively.And motorists and business people alike ha...

The New Dawn Government scored in 2022

By JAMES MUYANWA- ZAMBIA’s economic prospects for 2023 seem bright given superlative achievements the country posted in 2022.In it’s first 16 months in government, the New Dawn administration led by President Hakainde Hichilema made enormous strides on the economy and other fronts, leading to relative stability and prospects of higher economic growth this year. Read […]