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‘EARLY CANCER DIAGNOSIS KEY TO TREATMENT’

The Zambia Childhood Cancer Foundation (ZACCAF) has called on all Zambians to join hands and help fight cancer in children, by promoting early diagnosis. ZACCAF chairperson Charity Pikiti said cancer in children is easily cured especially if it has been detected early, hence the need for early diagnosis. Mrs Pikiti noted that some parents sought […]

Brace for more load shedding

  ZAMBIA  could be plunged into total  darkness if  more stringent load shedding is not exercised to  utilise the remaining  479.96 metres  of water in the Kariba Dam. Kariba North Bank  acting station manager Mahaku Maloza  has warned that ZESCO would be forced to shut down operations if the dam dried up completely. Already Zimbabwe […]

Load shedding

  The situation at Kariba is desperate. Water levels have gone to an all time low and it is likely that severe load shedding will be implemented to conserve and ensure that the remaining water takes us to the rain season. This is a serious matter which deserves national concern and attention.  It should not […]

Cartel buys planes, Pajeros

31 August 2015

  AN order for five helicopters and 50 Pajero vehicles has been placed by the cartel ahead of the 2016 general and Presidential elections which they have vowed to win at all costs. It has also been revealed that as part of the mobilisation programme, cadres from a named political party have been sent to […]

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Nation under siege

31 August 2015

Nation under siege Zambia is under siege for the hearts and minds of the people and billions of dollars most of it from dubious sources will be employed to ensure regime change in 2016 or sooner. So far a mobilization programme involving the recruitment, training and installation of agents in society to preach and promote […]

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Zambian diplomat dies in Botswana

31 August 2015

    A Zambian diplomat based in Gaborone Botswana has died, Ministry of Foreign Affairs public relations officer, Dorcas Chileshe has announced. Ms. Theresa Funga 48 is said to have died in her sleep in the early hours of Saturday. In a statement to the Daily Nation yesterday, Zambian High Commissioner to Botswana Brigadier General […]

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FRA buys 46% maize target

31 August 2015

   The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has so far bought over 200,000 metric tonnes of maize with Agriculture permanent Secretary David Shamulenge saying the overwhelming response by farmers to opt for FRA rather than private buyers was as a result of President Edgar Lungu’s move to increase the price from the initial K70 to K75 […]

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Kabimba misusing Sata’s name -Chama

31 August 2015

RAINBOW Party leader Wynter Kabimba should stop using the name of late president Michael Sata in vain because he (Kabimba) is the man together with his allies who betrayed the late president by taking advantage of his medical state to scheme to take away the presidency, the Patriotic Front (PF) has charged. The PF has […]

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Low water cuts Zimbabwe Kariba power plant output

31 August 2015

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) will cut electricity generation by a third to 475 megawatts (MW) at the Kariba hydro power plant due to low water levels, the company said on Thursday, and this is likely to worsen daily power cuts. Kariba produces half of Zimbabwe’s electricity. The cutback will also affect Zambia […]

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Govt to reduce public pay size

31 August 2015

GOVERNMENT has released the 2016-2018 Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF) with a clear message that will see the reduction of the size of the public pay to 8.4 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which has been gobbling more than half of the National Budget.  The MTEF would also see increased investment in the […]

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Biogas technologies sanitation solutions

31 August 2015

  Government should support and adopt innovations aimed at curbing escalating challenges of sanitation and waste management in the country through the use of biogas technologies and bio-latrines, the Water and Sanitation Association of Zambia (WASAZA) has said. WASAZA chief administrative Officer Jonathan Phiri has  the use of biogas technology was  better than sewer lines […]

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72 illegal medical outlets shut

31 August 2015

  SEVENTY-TWO medical outlets including pharmacies, chemists and drug stores have so far been shut down for operating  illegally and not meeting required medical standards since July this this year, Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) has revealed. ZAMRA public relations officer Ludovic Mwape said that with the escalating number of medical outlets in the country, […]

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Fixing the grain floor price In good time

31 August 2015

  Maize is now confirmed and would now sell at K75 per 50kg weight or K1.50 per kg of grain. It is actually important if this important crop which is our staple food has its floor price fixed during or before the planting season begins. This would give enough time to our maize growing farmers […]

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