Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Siamese twins to be operated on tomorrow

Siamese twins

A team of doctors at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) will tomorrow operate on two Siamese twins who are attached on the abdomen. Ministry of Health permanent secretary Dr. Kennedy Malama says the team of doctors is expected to start operating on the twins Mapalo and Bupe at 02:00 hours. He has told journalists in Lusaka that the twins who ...

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BoZ Deputy Governor hails KUPES Young Women’s Network

Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor for Administration Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula has called for deliberate interventions to help young people in the country venture into entrepreneurship. Speaking during a Friends of KUPES breakfast hosted by KUPES Young Women’s Network in Lusaka, Dr. Mabula says there is need to empower young women especially those who are disadvantaged in the country. She has ...

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Siavonga residents living in fear of Crocodiles


Siavonga residents are living in fear following a spate of crocodile attacks on people who go to fetch water or swim in the Zambezi River and Lake Kariba. This follows the latest incident in which a 12-year old girl was killed by a crocodile on Tuesday when she went to fetch water from the Zambezi River. Last week an 18-year ...

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Zambia has a shining record of democracy – RB

President Lungu with former former president Rupiah Banda and First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda Picture by State House

Zambia’s fourth President Rupiah Banda says Zambia remains one of the few countries in Africa with a shining record of democracy and peace. Speaking during a media briefing organized by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Addis Abba, Mr. Banda says Zambia remains a beacon of peace and that this can be attested by the peaceful transition of governments. ...

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NGOCC, Chola welcome sentencing of Njoya T’s wife

Engwase Mwale - NGOCC Executive Director

The Non-Governmental Organizations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) is saddened at the violence that continues to be perpetrated against children, and thereby denying them of an opportunity to enjoy their childhood. NGOCC Executive Director Engwase Mwale says they have learnt with great concern the case surrounding Ms. Brenda Tembo and her subsequent five-year sentence for assaulting her 13-year-old niece. Ms Mwale says ...

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Govt closes 191 schools countrywide

General Education Permanent Secretary Henry Tukombe

General Education Permanent Secretary Henry Tukombe says 191 school both government and private have been closed countrywide following the outbreak of cholera. Mr Tukombe says the ministries of health and general education have been having meetings to update each other with regards the closed schools. He has implored school managements especially in schools that have reopened to keep their surroundings ...

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Barca resume Espanyol rivalry

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, left, celebrates after scoring with teammates during a Spanish La

La Liga leaders Barcelona face what could be a fiery encounter against aggrieved neighbours Espanyol this weekend, while second-placed Atletico Madrid face a tricky game against Valencia.Sunday’s Catalonia derby is the third meeting in a little more than two weeks between Barca and their less glamorous opponents after a bitter two-legged King’s Cup quarterfinal that escalated the ill feeling between ...

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Kenya TV shutdown: Court suspends ban imposed over Odinga ‘inauguration’

Raila Odinga declared himself the "people's president" in Nairobi on Tuesday

Kenya’s High Court has suspended the government’s shutdown of three of the country’s largest private TV channels. KTN, NTV, and Citizen TV were taken off the air over plans to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga’s unofficial “inauguration” on Tuesday. The court has suspended the ban for 14 days while the case is heard. Currently the stations remain off-air and there ...

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MoH records 32 new cholera cases

Dr. Kennedy Malama - MoH Permanent Secretary

The Ministry of Health says it has in the last 24 hours recorded 32 new cholera cases in Lusaka and 22 cases outside Lusaka. Ministry of health Permanent Secretary for Administration Dr Kennedy Malama has told a media briefing that no cholera related death has been recorded for in the last 48 hours. He says the new cases have been ...

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Luampa PF District Chair shot

Luampa PF District Chair shot

Patriotic Front Luampa district Chairman Brian Musole has been shot dead by unknown people. Luampa District Commissioner Winnie Kamayoyo, who has confirmed the development to Q News via telephone, says Mr Musole was shot at Kapapelo area in Luampa District of Western Province. Ms Kamayoyo says the deceased was shot around 17:00hrs yesterday and died today in Lewanika General Hospital. ...

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