Social cash transfer malpractices shock Lungu

President Edgar Lungu writes; Four months ago, I ordered an administrative inquiry into suspected misuse of the Social Cash Transfer funds; I regret that a comprehensive report was only submitted to my office on 14th September 2018. I have therefore given Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Roland Msiska one week to take decisive action to […]

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US owns up to faulty HIV test kits in African countries

Two US state agencies have acknowledged inaccurate HIV tests in Kenya and several African countries. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), however say the inaccuracies are few with minimal effects on affected populations. The US agencies have reacted to reports by the charity group; Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) showing dominant HIV kits used in Kenya and […]

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ZISC donates to Lubengele mini-hospital in Chililabombwe

By ALICE NACHILEMBE The Zambia State Insurance Company (ZISC) Chililabombwe Branch has donated bedsheets to Lubengele Mini-Hospital as part of the Jubilee celebrations. ZISC has also painted the Out Patient Department (OPD) plus cleaning the surrounding area and the OPD itself. ZISC Chililabombwe Superintendent Gilbert Kalenga said that the donation was a way of recognizing […]

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3 butcheries closed down in Kasumbalesa

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Chililabombwe Municipal Council (CMC) today swung into action and closed down three butcheries in Kasumbalesa for lack of compliance. The three butcheries namely; Dayow Beef, Zam-Zam Halaal Beef and Luscold were closed following an inspection carried out by a team of Public Health Inspectors from CMC. Chililabombwe Council Assistant Public Relations Manager […]

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Lusaka Water battling with manhole thieves

By JOHN SAKALA Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company has been besieged by thieves who steal manhole covers and sell them to scrape metal dealers. Lusaka Water Managing Director Jonathan Kampata says the water utility firm has been hit by retrogressive acts of vandalism of sewer infrastructure. Mr Kampata said a combined team of Lusaka Water […]

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