Category Archives: Health

POSITIVE RATINGS OF ZAMBIA BY GLOBAL AGENCIES A SIGN OF CONFIDENCE

LUSaKA– The recent posiitve ratings of Zambia’s economy by the leading international rating agencies Moodys and Standard and Poors (S&P_ are a sign of confidence which the international community has in the country, says Minister …

ZAMBIA TO BEGIN STUDYING SUBMISSIONS ON PROPOSALS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS SOON

LUSAKA– The Ministry of Justice says it will start analysing submissions made on the proposals for possible amendments to the Constitution of Zambia.

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda said here Thursday that the Ministry last …

Zambia Cholera Epidemic Continues to Slow as Number of Deaths Declines

Zambia’s cholera epidemic continues to slow with seven deaths recorded over the last month, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said on Tuesday.

Eighty five people have now died since the outbreak of the disease in October, …

Ghana: United States Agency for International Development Transforms Private Maternity Homes

On February 2, 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners met to celebrate the transformation of private maternity homes in Ghana. Midwives, Government of Ghana representatives, USAID staff, and partners …

JAPANESE DEPUTY MINISTER SAYS INVESTORS FROM HIS COUNTRY RANK ZAMBIA HIGHLY

TOKYO– Japan’s Deputy Minister for Construction, Engineering and Real Estate, Yoshiyuki Aoki, says Zambia is ranked the 10th favourite destination in Africa by Japanese companies.

Most Japanese companies surveyed have expressed interest in Zambia’s energy …

DROP IN DAM LEVELS BRINGS DAY ZERO CLOSER FOR CAPE TOWN

CAPE TOWN, The taps of the City of Cape Town, South Africa’s second largest metropolis, are expected to run dry sooner than anticipated following a drop in dam levels this week which has brought Day …

ZAMBIAN REGISTRATION DEPT OFFICES TO REMAIN CLOSED ON ORDERS OF HEALTH MINISTRY

LUSAKA, Zambia’s Minister of Home Affairs (Interior), Steven Kampyongo, says the Passports and National Registration offices here will only re-open with the approval of the Ministry of Health, which has ordered the closure of premises …

ZAMBIAN REGISTRATION DEPT OFFICES TO REMAIN CLOSED ON ORDERS OF HEALTH MINISTRY

LUSAKA, Zambia’s Minister of Home Affairs (Interior), Steven Kampyongo, says the Passports and National Registration offices here will only re-open with the approval of the Ministry of Health, which has ordered the closure of premises …

Boko Haram ‘Chibok Girls’ Video a Propaganda Counter-strike, Say Analysts

LONDON The release of a video purporting to show some of the Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram apparently happy with their lives is a propaganda strike to show the Islamist group is unbowed, …