Monthly Archives: December 2017

Munyaule Market to be demolished

Vincent Mwale Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Vincent Mwale has ordered the demolition of the Munyaule Market near Lusaka City Market. The Local Government Minister has since tasked the defense forces to ensure that the market is demolished. Mr. Mwale says he is aware that traders at this market will be affected but that the government will find an alternative trading place for them. ...

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Declare cholera outbreak a ‘national emergency’ – UPND

Dr. Christopher Kalila

The opposition UPND has called on government to declare this cholera outbreak a national emergency especially that the military have been called in to assist. The opposition political party has also called on all citizens to fully cooperate with health authorities in their efforts to control this cholera outbreak. UPND Chairman for Health Dr. Christopher Kalila says the government should ...

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193 Zambians visited India for medical tourism in 2017

Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga

At least one hundred and ninety three Zambians visited India for medical services with about 7 deaths being recorded this year. Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga says the majority were ordinary citizens who were self sponsored. She says the Government sponsored patients were referred mainly to Apollo Hospital New Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai with whom the Government of ...

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Former PF, MMD senior officials join NDC

Former PF, MMD senior officials join NDC

Former Health Minister in the MMD Government Levison Mumba has joined the newly formed opposition party the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Others who have also joined the NDC include former Energy Deputy Minister Angela Chifire and former justice Permanent Secretary Joseph Akafumba. Former PF Deputy Secretary General Bridget Attanga and former Zambia Railway’s Managing Director Professor Attanga have also joined ...

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Two crocs spotted in Garden sewer ponds

Garden sewer pond

Residents of Garden Compound in Lusaka are living in shock and fear after two crocodiles were spotted in the Sewer Pond belonging to the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company. The QTV News crew that rushed to the scene was told that the reptiles were spotted in the sewer pond on three occasions. They have said even the National Parks and ...

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LGAZ praises President Lungu

President Lungu with Kang'ombe Christopher

The Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) has welcomed the timely and necessary interventions by President Edgar Lungu to involve the military in preventing further spread of Cholera. LGAZ President Kang’ombe Christopher tells QFM News that the steps are necessary to save lives in the capital city. Mr. Kang’ombe, who is also Kitwe Mayor, says the association is also appealing ...

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Defense Forces deployed in Lusaka

Defense Forces deployed in Lusaka

The three wings of the Defense Forces have been deployed in different parts of Lusaka to contain the spread of Cholera by cleaning the city. President Edgar Lungu on Friday directed to the defense forces to join the Ministry of Health and Lusaka City Council to fight the outbreak of Cholera. The defense forces are believed to have been deployed ...

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Govt appointed ZAFFICO as sole exporter of Mukula – Defense PS

Sturdy Mwale

Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Sturdy Mwale has clarified that ZAFFICO was mandated by government to export the illegally harvested and confiscated Mukula logs on its behalf. Mr. Mwale said this at a press briefing yesterday following an incident where a haulage of Mukula logs was intercepted by some citizens on suspicion that the logs belonged to a senior government ...

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MNT rebukes PF Govt

MNT Leader Daniel Shimunza

The Movement for National Transformation (MNT) has admonished the PF Government for its failure to contain Cholera that broke out three months ago. MNT Leader Daniel Shimunza says it is unfortunate that the government has lamentably failed to control the outbreak resulting in the death of about 41 people. Mr. Shimunza contends that the PF government is failing the Zambian ...

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