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Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

Mushanga calls on MoH to recruit more health staff for Kabwe

Central Province Minister Sydney Mushanga - Pic by Albert Mpezeni

Central Province Minister Sydney Mushanga has appealed to the ministry of health to recruit more health staff to cater for the newly built health posts in the province. Mr. Mushanga says while the province has seen development in new health infrastructure, there is need for these to be staffed with health personnel. Mr. Mushanga tells QTV news that he has ...

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Chief Nsamba praise Senior Chief Madzimawe

Senior Chief Madzimawe

Chief Nsamba of Lunga District in Luapula Province has praised Senior Chief Madzimawe of the Ngoni speaking people in Chipata district for punishing about five parents with community service work for allowing their underage primary school going children to be dancing queens at a local tavern. Chief Nsamba notes that cases of early marriage can be eliminated in communities if ...

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Kanyama slams briefcase buyers

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama says it is irresponsible for some briefcase maize buyers in the district to exploit farmers by offering prices as low as K30 for 50kg bag of maize. Mr. Kanyama says private buyers should not take advantage of farmers, but offer them better prices. Mr. Kanyama has since encouraged farmers to wait for the Food Reserve ...

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Lungu launches oil exploration works by Tullow Zambia

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has launched oil exploration works by Tullow Zambia BV in block 31 covering Luapula and Northern Provinces, describing the launch as a major milestone in efforts to accelerate progress towards Vision 2030 in line with the 7th National Development Plan. Speaking during the launch of the full Tensiometer Gravity (FTG) survey today, President Lungu said the launch ...

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Taylor Swift wasn’t backing down in court

"I know exactly who did this," Swift told the court

By Mark Savage BBC Music reporter Taylor Swift has been praised for her “sharp, gutsy and satisfying” testimony over allegations of sexual assault. The pop star claims former radio DJ David Mueller groped her while posing for a photo at one of her concerts in 2013 – a charge which he denies. “Just like her expertly crafted lyrics, Taylor Swift ...

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Govt calls for adoption of healthy sexual reproductive practices

Dr Kennedy Malama

Government says there is need for various leaders in society to inspire the youth and adolescents in adopting healthy sexual reproductive health practices and making positive decisions about their lives. Speaking during the launch of the Big Sister Real Men campaign by Restless Development in Lusaka today, Acting Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Kennedy Malama said all adults and ...

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Kafue District deserves to be declared municipality – DC

Joseph Kamana - Kafue District Commissioner

Kafue District Commissioner Joseph Kamana says the district deserves to be declared a municipality owing to the massive infrastructure development that is being put up. Mr. Kamana has told Q-news that since the declaration of Kafue as an iron and steel multi facility zone, the district has received an overwhelming response from investors who are setting up factories and other ...

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Msiska encourages workers to join unions

Chingati Msiska

Federation of Free Trade Unions of Zambia (FFTUZ) has encouraged workers in the country to join unions in order to correctively lobby for labour rights from employers and make workplaces conducive. Union President Chingati Msiska says for a long time workers have been subjected to all forms of abuse by some employers because they do not demand their labour rights. ...

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Govt not recruiting – Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has cautioned youths to be weary of unscrupulous people posting false adverts on recruitments in various government agencies especially the Police service. Mr. Kampyongo is advising youths to thorough verify the recruitment adverts which unscrupulous people are using to extort money from unsuspecting people. He says the ministry is aware of fake adverts that have ...

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Kambwili’s number one enemy his mouth – Mwila

Davies Mwila

The ruling Patriotic Front has warned former Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimba Kambwili that it will not take lightly his unwarranted attacks and use of abusive language against President Edgar Lungu. PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has told a media briefing in Lusaka that if Mr. Kambwili continues on this path, he will find it difficult to practice politics ...

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