[Premium Times] The Africa-CDC DG, Mr Kaseya, has said less than 1 per cent of vaccines, 5 per cent of diagnostics and 30 per cent of therapeutics used in Africa are currently manufactured in Africa.
Posts published in “Day: November 28, 2023”
[Nigeria Health Watch] The 3rd International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2023) opened today in Lusaka, Zambia, with African Heads of State, ministers of health, and leading scientists, innovators and researchers attending as speakers a...
By SANDRA MWILA – THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says it will not tolerate the continued lawlessness and hooliganism being experienced at stadia in the various Zambian leagues.Over the weekend social media was ablaze with a video of fans attacking match officials during the game involving Chipata City and Mikalile FC while pictures of […]
By SANDRA MWILA – STRIKER Barbara Banda has made it to the top 10 of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Women’s Player –of-the- Year awards whose winner will be announced next month in Morocco.Banda is the only Zambian in the top 10 with Madrid CFF strikers Rachael Kundananji and Grace Chanda falling off the […]
By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO Limited and First Quantum Minerals (FQM) have signed a 10-year power supply agreement to Kansanshi and Sentinel mines in North-Western Province.Speaking during the signing ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, Zesco managing director Victor Mapani said the agreement was a significant step towards ensuring a commercially and legally sustainable relationship which aligned […]
By EMILY KUWEMA – ENERGY Minister Peter Kapala has urged energy stakeholders to converge their efforts and join hands with the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) for growth and prosperity in the sector.Mr Kapala said the unit served as a vehicle for unlocking and optimizing the energy sector potential, streamlining decision-making processes, promoting public-private partnerships, and […]
By CHUSA SICHONE –PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has appealed to the World Health Organisation to consider Zambia as a hub for manufacturing cholera vaccines for Africa.President Hichilema, who is the Global Cholera Control Champion, implored other countries to support Zambia’s suggestion to be the base for the manufacture of the cholera vaccine.President Hichilema said this when […]
By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A TRADITIONAL healer has told a Lusaka Magistrate’s court that police allegedly beat her and former President, Edgar Lungu’s niece Catherine Banda during investigations.This came to light when the trial of former first lady Esther Lungu opened before Lusaka Magistrate, Mbuyanwa Sinvula on charges of theft of motor vehicles.Elizabeth Phiri told […]
By SHARON KALIMBULA – TRANSPORT and communications minister Frank Tayali has told Patriotic Front presidential aspirant Chishimba Kambwili to stop being childish and use mature language when airing his grievances.Responding to Mr Kambwili’s social media address over a light moment shared by president Hakainde Hichilema in Kasama last week, Mr Tayali noted that the head […]
By JAMES KUNDA – THE Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB) will, with effect from January 1, 2024, implement a five per cent reduction in student loan interest rates.Education Minister Douglas Syakalima said HELSB had lowered student loan interest rates from 15 per cent to 10 per cent per annum.“This decision follows consultations with […]