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CHILUFYA PRAISES CHINA

Government has commended the Chinese government for playing an important role in the growth and development of the country’s health sector in the past 40 years. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the collaboration between the two countries has helped Zambia strengthen its health service delivery. Dr. Chilufya who was speaking at the 40th anniversary…

MEDIA KEY TO NUCLEAR SUCCESS-MSISKA

Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska says the media is key in the successful implementation of the Nuclear Research Reactor and the Nuclear Power Plant in Zambia. Speaking during a media briefing in Livingstone today, after a workshop on nuclear management, Dr. Msiska said the nuclear project can only succeed if it has acceptance and…

ZAMBIA,EIB SIGN DEAL FOR ROAD EXPANSION

Government has signed a Concession Loan agreement worth 1.1 billion Kwacha with the European Investment Bank for the financing of the great North road expansion project. The 20 year concession agreement comes with a seperate grant of about nine hundred and 36 million Kwacha. The loan is meant to finance construction of the 162 Kilometer…

ADB FUNDS CONSTRUCTION OF KAFUE-MAZABUKA ROAD

The African Development Bank -ADB- has approved 35 million US Dollars towards the cost of construction and supervisory services for part of the Kafue -Mazabuka Road. Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela however says the funds from the ADB are not sufficient to finance the entire 72 kilometre of the Kafue-Mazabuka Road. Mr…

COURT DISMISSES HH’s APPEAL

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal with costs by UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba. This is in a matter were Mr. Hichilema had gone to the high court seeking his right to be heard over the 2016 presidential election petition. Whilst in the High Court Mr.…

ZCTU CALLS FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION FUNDING

The Zambia Congress of Trade Union -ZCTU- has called for increased funding towards social protection programs in the 2019 National Budget. ZCTU President Chishimba Nkole says there should be an increment towards health and education financing. Mr. Nkole explained that currently some workers cannot afford decent accommodation, school and medical services. He was speaking this…

CATHERINE TO FIGHT NXOKWANA

Former World Bantamweight Champion Catherine Phiri will fight South African boxer Asandiawa Nxokwana in a non-title super Bantamweight match on October 13th, 2018 at the Government Complex in Lusaka. Oriental Queries Boxing Promotions Director Chris Malunga says the match is meant to prepare PHIRI for the fight against current WBC champion Fatuma Zareka. Malunga says…
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