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Zambia recalls contaminated ARV drug from circulation

Zambia's Pharmacy Regulatory Authority (PRA) has issued an order to recall a contaminated anti-retroviral (ARV) drug from the country's health facilities. The condemned drug is…

Zambia forges ahead with circumcision plans

There is standing room only in Room 3 of the urology clinic at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia's capital. About 30 young…

No means No, even if it’s Genetically Modified

The Zambian government has rejected a call made this week by a group of scientific, agricultural and nongovernmental organisations to use genetically-modified (GM) crops to…

Luiri Gold Increases Gold Resource by 76% in Zambia

Luiri Gold Limited is pleased to announce that it has finalized its resource updates resulting from the 4,159 m drilling programme recently completed at the…

ESA Maps Zambian Water Resources

A project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) is helping Zambian authorities map the country's water resources using satellite imagery. Despite having one of…

Zambia approves over 50 investment licenses

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has recently approved over 50 investment licenses in various sectors of the economy including the Chambeshi economic zone run by…

Zambia’s uranium system better than United States

Zambia has the potential to be one of the world's largest uranium producers, says African Energy Resources executive chairperson Alasdair Cooke. In addition, Zambia is…

Zambia among world’s top five in deforestation

Zambia is among the five countries in the world with high levels of deforestation, the Time Magazine website says. And Citizens for a Better Environment…

Farayi Munyuki Dies

Veteran journalist and media trainer, Farayi Munyuki, also known as Albert Mvula among his colleagues, is dead. According to an obituary in AllAfrica. Com, Munyuki,…

Ryan Chitoba Suspended

President Mwanawasa has suspended Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) commissioner, Ryan Chitoba, who is being investigated by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for alleged abuse of office.…

Employees Sue Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia

Over 40 Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) employees have sued their employers for negligence in handling radioactive materials and lack of specialised examinations which has…

CBU Lecturers Accept 16 Percent Pay Rise, Call Off Strike

Copperbelt University (CBU) management and the academicians have finally concluded salary negotiations with lecturers calling off their work boycott. The salary negotiations were concluded on…

Maxwell Big Brother Africa

Zambia's Maxwell feels strongly about social causes. The call center operator says that when relaxing he spends most of his time helping the poor. If…