Author: Charles Sakala

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…

ECZ Advised To Clearly Outline The Road Map On How It Will Conduct Voter Registration Exercise

By Enoch Lusoke   Governance, elections, advocacy, research services –gears- initiative Zambia executive director McDonald Chipenzi has advised the electoral commission of Zambia -ECZ- to clearly outline a road map on how it plans to conduct its voter registration exercise across the country, ahead of the 2021 general elections. The ECZ will in the next…

Hamududu Backs Calls For A Partial Privatization Of All Loss Making Parastatals

By Enoch Lusoke   Economist, Highvie Hamududu has backed calls for a partial privatization of all loss making parastatal companies under the industrial development corporation –IDC-for recapitalization and to save them from total collapse. Last week, the policy monitoring and research center –PMRC- proposed that the government evaluates all under-performing state-owned parastatals under the IDC…

TALC Relieved With Us Government’s Pledge To Continue Working And Supporting Zambia

By Penjani Banda   An HIV/AIDS Non-governmental organization is relieved that the United States government has pledged to continue working and supporting Zambia despite recent differences with its Ambassador to Zambia that led to his recalling. Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign –TALC- National Director Felix Mwanza says the statement issued by the United States department…
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