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EMBRACE NHIS-DR. CHILUFYA

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed that only four percent of Zambians have health insurance. And Dr Chilufya has called on Zambians to embrace the National Health Insurance Scheme. He says this is why in its quest to ensure Universal Health Coverage, government introduced the National Health Insurance Scheme which will cover about 80…

CHIMUMBWA JOINS RACE

Former -PF- Secretary General Charles Chimumbwa has declared his intentions to contest the Lusaka Province Patriotic Front Chairmanship. Mr. Chimumbwa who is also Former Nchanga Member of Parliament says he has decided to contest the seat to bring change in Lusaka Province. He was speaking during a media briefing in Lusaka. Mr. Chimumbwa pledged to…

TAKE ACTION-CARITAS TELLS GOVT

Caritas Zambia says government should take stern action against the people who misused the money meant for the Social Cash Transfer Scheme. Executive Director Eugene Kabilika says it is unfair for people to steal from the poor. Mr. Kabilika was speaking in an interview with ZNBC news in Lusaka. And Mr. Kabilika has called on…

GOVT WARNS ICT ABUSERS

Communications minister Brian Mushimba has warned those in the habit of abusing Information Communication Technology -ICT- platforms that they will face the full wrath of the law. Mr. Mushimba says the digital society that government has embarked on is meant to be used for creation of jobs and wealth, and not to promote anarchy in…

TOURISM LEVY AT WORK-GOVT

Minister of Tourism Charles Banda says his ministry is happy with the pace funds are being released from the tourism levy. Mr. Banda says the funds are being used for the intended purpose and have contributed towards improving the tourism sector. The Minister was responding to Bangweulu Member of Parliament Anthony Kasandwe who wanted to…

ELECTRICITY GOES COUNTRY-WIDE

Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa has pledged to work on the directive by President Edgar Lungu to ensure more citizens access electricity country wide. Mr. Nkhuwa says the directive is timely and his ministry is doing everything possible to improve the situation. He was responding to Kantanshi Member of Parliament Anthony Mumba in Parliament who…

ZAMBIA NOT IN DEBT DISTRESS

Economist Oliver Saasa says Zambia is not in a debt distress. Professor Saasa says this is because the country is paying its commitments towards debt servicing and has not defaulted. He was speaking today when he featured on “Hot with Frank” on Hot FM. Professor Saasa says  a country can only be termed to be…
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