Author: Charles Sakala

Zambian Woman Stranded In Peru

By Patricia Mbewe   A 35-year-old Zambian national is stranded in Lima, Peru where she was lured for greener Pastures in 2015. Nasishemo Mwango who is currently experiencing ill-health and is jobless in the Peruvian capital disclosed her ordeal to the Zambian mission in Brazil. “I came to Peru after being invited by a male…

Raphael Nakacinda Advised To Respect The Judiciary And Stop Masquerading As MMD National Secretary

By Linda Cheleka   Political Scientist Alex Ng’oma says the continued disregard of the High Court’s judgement that installed Dr Nevers Mumba as the legitimate leader of the MMD by its former faction National Secretary, Raphael Nakacinda is undermining the judiciary. Reacting to the stance taken by nominated Member of Parliament Raphael Nakacinda who has…

Standoff Between Iran And Us Likely To Lead To Rise In Fuel Pump Prices

By Balewa Zyuulu   Energy Expert Johnstone Chikwanda says the standoff between Iran and the US government will have a negative impact on fuel import dependent countries like Zambia. Mr. Chikwanda tells Phoenix News that crude oil prices on the international market are influenced by different factors ranging from demand to geopolitical tension among others.…

CSO-SUN Welcomes Directive By ZNS To Open Up More Land For Cultivation To Increase Food Production

By Prudence Siabana   The Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition Alliance has welcomed the directive by the Zambia National Service commandant for the ZNS units in North Western, Luapula and Northern Provinces to open up more land for cultivation to increase food production. CSO-SUN Country Coordinator, Matthews Mhuru says the directive is progressive as the…

CIDRZ Basic Data Processed From Its Baseline Evaluation Confirms Presence Of Hepatitis B Among Health Care Workers In KalulushiCIDRZ Basic Data Processed From Its Baseline Evaluation Confirms Presence Of Hepatitis B Among Health Care Workers In Kalulushi

By Tinkerbel Mwila   Basic Data processed from the baseline evaluation undertaken by the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia –CIDRZ- has confirmed presence of hepatitis b among health care workers in Kalulushi District on the Copperbelt. Speaking at the launch of the Health Care Worker Hepatitis B vaccination in Kalulushi District today, Health…