Daily Archives: January 11, 2018

IBA guides DJs on Cholera messages

IBA Director General Josephine Mapoma

Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) Director General Josephine Mapoma says she has observed with concern the tendency by some radio DJs and announcers of making inappropriate teasing comments regarding the cholera outbreak. Ms. Mapoma says the authority is disappointed that radio and television personalities could choose to make fun of such a serious national issue. She has reminded radio and TV ...

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Lamasat to donate paint to Kamwala market

Hassan Ahmad

Lamasat international limited is donating paint and giving alternative measures of protection against cholera to shop owners in Kamwala trading area. And company marketing manager Francisca Pfuma has encouraged the business community to also play their social cooperate responsibility and make contributions towards ending the scourge. She says they should be in the forefront in helping citizens understand the cholera ...

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LWSC signs MoU with China to provide clean water

LWSC Managing Director Jonathan Kampata

The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China Civil aimed at providing clean water to Lusaka residents. Company Managing Director Jonathan Kampata says the contract has been signed with the aim of providing clean water in order to prevent Cholera from spreading. Mr. Kampata has also mentioned that the project will involve the ...

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Govt assures tourists that Zambia is still a safe, healthy nation

Sylvia Chalikosa

Government has assured the international community that Zambia is still a safe and healthy haven for visits and tourism. Minister in the Office of the Vice President Sylvia Chalikosa says the cholera situation in the country has not in any way made the country unsafe for visits or tourism. Ms Chalikosa has stated that only a few places have been ...

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Ministry of Health records 85 new cholera cases

Dr. Chitalu Chilufya - Health Minister

The Ministry of Health says it has in the recent days recorded a reduction in the number of new cholera cases being recorded in Lusaka as 83 new cases And a total number of cumulative cases countrywide currently stand at 2,983 cases with 69 deaths recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic on October 6th 2017. And a total of ...

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President Lungu nominates Mumbi Phiri as MP

Mumbi Phiri

President Edgar Lungu has nominated PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri as a Member of Parliament. Mrs. Phiri fills a vacancy left by Lucky Mulusa whose nomination was withdrawn last week and whose ministerial position was revoked by President Lungu. State House Spokesperson Amos Chanda has told QTV News in a statement that this decision is in exercise of the ...

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Lusaka water clean

Nshamba Muzungu

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) Public Relations Officer Nshamba Muzungu has refuted social media reports that the water being supplied by the company is contaminated. Mr. Muzungu says information been spread is false and that these misleading statements will not help but only lead to unnecessary panic. He has since advised members of the public not to take them ...

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LCC directs shop owners to paint their shops


The Lusaka City council (LCC) has directed all shop owners in Kamwala and the Central Business District (CBD) to paint their shops before they can be allowed to re-open. Town Clerk Alex Mwansa says all shop owners should ensure that their buildings are painted in light colors that will look neat. He says shop owners who wish to brand their ...

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TCZ processes over 100, 000 teacher registration certificates

TCZ Spokesperson Ngoza Malonga

The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ) says it has processed  100, 086 Teacher Registration Certificates. TCZ Spokesperson Ngoza Malonga says the distribution process will be done in Districts and District Education Board Secretaries (DEBS) and Focal Point Persons will assist in the distribution under the guidance of TCZ staff. Ms Malonga says 27,000 more certificates will be issued in the ...

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UPND demands for an apology from Mumbi Phiri, ZNBC

Mumbi Phiri

The opposition UPND has demanded for an immediate and unconditional apology from the PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri and the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC), for misleading the Nation, that the party donated or were intending to donate UPND branded cholera prevention materials, to health authorities that are spearheading the anti cholera campaign in Lusaka and other parts of ...

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