GOVT FOR STRONG HEALTH SYSTEM

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says stakeholder collaborations can enhance disease prevention mechanisms and build a strong health system that ensures that Zambians attain universal health coverage. Dr Chilufya says stakeholder participation and the implementation of financial mechanisms are key in strengthening the country’s the health system. Dr. Chilufya was speaking at the National HIV…

DRC NEEDS CONTINENTAL SOLIDARITY-AU

The African Union has called for Continental solidarity in helping resolve political instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo -DRC- following disputed presidential election results. AU chairperson Paul Kagame says the DRC is looking up to the regional blocks to resolve its current political problems in the aftermath of the December 30 polls. President Kagame…

MAWERE CLEARS AIR

Minister of Youth, Sports and Child Development Moses Mawere says it is not true that Lusaka city alone has 2,000 street children. Mr Mawere says such reports by some media houses are incorrect. He has told ZNBC News that government recently undertook a head count of street kids through the Child Protection Unit (CPU), which…

SADC TELLS CONGOLESE TO REMAIN CALM

The SADC leadership has called on the people of Democratic Republic Congo -DRC- to remain calm as the Constitutional Court determines the disputed presidential election results. SADC leaders have also urged DRC political stakeholders to help consolidate democracy and stability in the wake of political unrest triggered by the disputed elections. This is contained in…

LUSAKA GOLF CLUB PLANS BIG

Lusaka golf club says it plans to intensify golf competitions in the run up to the Zanaco Masters and Mopani Zambia Open golf tournaments to be held this year. Club Captain Noel Nkhoma says several tournaments will be held in a bid to sharpen skills of local golfers. Nkhoma said the Club wants to ensure…

TEACHER UNIONS COMMEND GOVT

The Secondary Schools Teachers Union of Zambia -SESTUZ- has commended General Education Minister David Mabuba for asking schools to refrain from forcing parents to buy school uniforms from them. SESTUZ General Secretary Sitobekiso Wamuyuwa has observed that parents’ rights were being infringed upon by school authorities who dictated that school Uniforms be bought from Schools.…

CHURCH MOTHER BODIES INVITE ZAMBIANS

The Three Church Mother Bodies have called on Zambians to attend a church service that will be held tomorrow at the Anglican Cathedral of Holy Cross in Lusaka to pray for a successful national dialogue and reconciliation process. The three Church mother bodies say the purpose of the church service will to officially launch the…