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Posts published in “Day: April 17, 2023

Revived ZFDS to enhance rural health delivery

By GIVEN CHIKEWU – WITH its headquarters in Ndola, the Copperbelt Province’s capital, the Zambia Flying Doctor Service (ZFDS) is poised to become a leading health services provider in the rural parts of Zambia.In 1965, Dr James Lawless thought of the concept of aviation -based medical services and founding President Dr Kenneth Kaunda’s government made […]

Forced marriages recipe for violence, abuse

TODAY marriage,motherhood and fatherhood seem to be the only life aspirations available for some urban youths and this has had a huge impact in ways that we may not know.The pressures and dangers facing both girls and boys can be extreme, yet at the same time social life style in some communities have exposed them […]

Kagem renews support to conservation project

By CHATULA KANGALI – KAGEM Mining has renewed its partnership with the Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP) for a further five years.This new round of $250,000 funding – $50,000 per year – underscores the commitment of Kagem and its parent company,...

Kwacha keeps rising

BY ANDREW MULENGA – THE Kwacha has continued to post notable gains and last Friday clocked two weeks of strengthening as it below K18-per-United States (US) dollar level at some of the bureaux de change.It breached the K18-psychological barrier to start trading about K17.80 per dollar at some commercial banks and bureau de change outlets. […]

Men at work weaken Power house

By RONALD CHAWE – Lusaka 10-17 Diggers‘MEN-AT-WORK’ Dig­gers humbled ‘Power­house’ Lusaka away in the midlands to open a one point lead at the summit of the Zambia Rugby Union 2023 National Rugby League (NRL) table after the Week-Four matches at...

Golfers eye World Championship

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA –A SPOT at the Toyota World Junior Golf Championship in Japan later this year will be the target for Team Zambia as they tee-off at the Africa Junior Champion­ship today.The tournament to be played at the plush Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa in Kigo, Uganda has attracted 15 countries including […]

Power 10 clear …need 6 points to clinch title

By KALUMIANA KALUMIANA At Arthur Davis Stadium – Power 3-1 ChambishiPOWER Dynamos’ convincing home win over relegation-battling Chambishi, which saw them open a 10 point lead yesterday, is a consolation following last weekend’s ABSA Cup semi-fin...

IMF chief hails Zambia’s SCT programme

By JOSEPH BANDA – INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva says Zambia’s Social Cash Transfer (SCT) programme is a positive benchmark for other parts of the continent.Read more

Maid rapes boy (13), bolts

By TINKERBEL MWILA –A HOUSE MAID of Mpika is on the run after she forced a 13-year -old -boy of TAZARA Township to have sexual intercourse with her.Police in the area have since launched a manhunt for the 26-year-old woman who ran off after ...

US hails HH over new police leadership

By JOSEPH BANDA –THE United States has lauded President Hakainde Hichilema’s appointment of a new leadership in the Zambia Police Service hierarchy.US Embassy in Zambia public affairs officer Phil Dimon said this in a statement yesterday.Mr Dimon said the appointment of a new leadership in the Zambia Police Service presented an opportunity to reinforce impartiality […]

Impounded trucks jam police yards

By JANE MWANSA –MORE than 100 heavy duty truck and trailers and other smaller vehicles impounded for hauling smuggled mealie-meal are choking car parks at police stations around the Copperbelt.Provincial Permanent Secretary Augustine Kasongo revealed in an interview yesterday that Police stations were overwhelmed with the impounded vehicles which were being kept as part of […]