Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

Subscribers unable to watch QTV on DSTV advised to rescan decoders


Multichoice Zambia has dispelled assertions that GOTV is closing its operations. Public relations manager Mwiika Malindima says GOTV is here to stay and provide quality content for its customers as the country moves to digital migration. He has since assured subscribers that GOTV will continue to dispense quality content and introduce innovations that offer the best of digital television experience. ...

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PF donates K60, 000 cash towards City Market victims

PF Secretary general Davies Mwila

Vice President Inonge Wina says Government remains committed to empowering Zambians in the informal sector. Speaking when he received a K60,000 cash donation towards the City Market Fire Victims from the Patriotic Front (PF) Central Committee led by party Secretary General Davis Mwila, Ms. Wina says that government is ensuring that it provides an enabling environment for people in the ...

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Kenya election: Raila Odinga to challenge result in court

Raila Odinga will not stand in October's election

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will mount a legal challenge to the result of last week’s presidential election, which he claims was rigged. Mr Odinga, who was defeated by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, has accused the electoral authorities of fraud tantamount to “democracy’s slaughter”. But foreign observers described the election as free and fair. The international community has urged ...

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Grace Mugabe ‘qualifies for diplomatic immunity’

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s government has sought diplomatic immunity for President Robert Mugabe’s wife in the assault case against her in South Africa, South Africa’s police ministry has said. Grace Mugabe was still in South Africa, it added, contradicting earlier reports that she had returned to Zimbabwe. A 20-year-old South African model has accused Mrs Mugabe of assaulting her at a hotel in ...

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HIV Infection rate from mother to child reduces

Dr. Chitalu Chilufya - Health Minister

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya says the infection rate of HIV from mother to child has fragmented to an elimination phase. Dr. Chilufya has told Journalists in Lusaka that this is because of the policy where pregnant women are subjected to HIV testing. Dr. Chilufya says people should therefore not panic over the pronouncement by the President to introduce mandatory ...

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HRC asks govt to reverse mandatory HIV testing

HRC (1)

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has called upon Government to revisit the recent policy pronouncement on mandatory HIV testing because it is in conflict with the internationally agreed principles and practices on reducing the spread of HIV and mitigating the impact of AIDS. Commission Chairperson Mudford Mwandenga has encouraged adherence to the United Nations (UN) guideline on HIV testing and ...

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UNZA split into five university colleges

Kampamba Mulenga

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Lillian Siyuni has informed the State that she will not be appealing against her decision to enter a Nolle Prosequi in the treason case involving UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema and his co accused. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda has told Journalists in Lusaka that in fact this proves ...

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‘I am ten times stronger’ – HH

HH convoy

Freed UPND President Hakainde Hichilema says his brutal arrest and detention has made him ten times stronger. He says nobody who understands that what they stand for is correct can get intimidated because of incarceration. And Mr. Hichilema has paid tribute to the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) for the role they have played in reuniting the nation. Mr. ...

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HH walks free as DPP drops treason charges

HH at court in van

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema and five of his co-accused have walked free after Director of Public Prosecutions Lillian Siyunyi entered a nolle prosequi in the treason case which has kept the UPND leader and his co-accused in prison for about five months. Mr Hichilema and his co-accused were arrested in April for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Edgar Lungu. When ...

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SFH distributes over 90, 000 HIV testing kits

SFH Lusaka Regional Manager Handson Manda

Society for Family Health (SFH) says it has so far distributed over 90,000 HIV self testing Kits in four Provinces since the program’s inception in August last year. SFH Lusaka Regional Manager Handson Manda named the four provinces as Southern, Lusaka, Central and Eastern. He tells QTV that of the 90,000 testing kits distributed, Lusaka alone accounted for over 30,000 kits, through ...

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