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Posts published in “Day: April 13, 2023

When 1 in 6 people globally are affected by infertility

IN Zambia just like in most countries around the world infertility is an emotive issue.Mostly, women unlike men shoulder the blame for infertility in many communities around Zambia and Africa in general. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), infertility is a disease of the male or female reproductive system, defined by the failure to […]

HH visit boosts Zambia, Mozambique ties

By KALANI MUCHIMA – FROM the pre-Independence era, to date, Zambia and Mozambique have been partners economically, socially and politically.Diplomatic relations between the two countries, were established in 1975 when Mozambique got her independence although, the two countries, had already established linkages and cooperation especially that Zambia even played a key role in the liberation […]

Netballers ready for Aussie outing

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA coach Lazarus Tembo has recalled veteran Carol Moono to his 14-member squad to compete at the PacificAus Sports netball series set for Gold Coast, Australia later this month.

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Kwacha ‘pips’ Dollar

By JAMES MUYANWA and ANDREW MULENGA – THE Kwacha has continued on its streak of strength, trading at below K19-per-dollar at some commercial banks and bureaux de change yesterday as it looks set to clock a fortnight of appreciation.

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PAZ notes surge in demand for village chickens

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) has witnessed an increase in the demand and consumption of free- range chickens commonly known as village chickens on both domestic and export markets.PAZ executive manager Dominic Chanda said in an interview that the consumption of free- range chickens was increasing because of increased awareness […]

NHIMA appoints Njapau new director general

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) has appointed Micheal Njapau as its director general effective April 11, 2023. Mr Njapau is an experienced insurance practitioner and management professional with mo...

Debt restructuring delays hampering economic reforms – ZIPAR

By KETRA KALUNGA – A ZAMBIA Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) economist says the delays in resolving Zambia’s debt issue are hampering some of the economic reforms necessary to return the country back on track.

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Govt constitutes ZMA, BRRA, ZCSA boards

By CHATULA KANGALI –THE Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry has constituted a new board for the last three of its statutory bodies.The new boards which have been constituted are the Zambia Metrology Agency(ZMA) board, the Business Review and Regulatory Agency (BRRA) board and the Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) board. Read more

Roan rides Wada Chovu

By RONALD CHAWE – ROAN’S impressive form and start to the season in the Zambia Rugby Union 2023 President League has earned them free transport for the whole season thanks to Wada Chovu Transport Limited.

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FAZ indaba set for March 22

By SANDRA MWILA – FAZ has set April 22 as the date to hold the national annual general meeting at Government Complex in Lusaka following the conclusion of provincial meetings.FAZ communications manager Sydney Mungala said the provinces concluded their AGM’s in what was a build up to the national indaba and added that decentralization had […]

TAZARA passenger train operations suspended

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has suspended passenger train operations in Zambia following an accident involving a rescue crane which damaged a bridge in Mpika District. Read more