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Exporter Turns Importer As China Warns Imported Cases Raise Risk Of New Wave Of Covid-19 Infections.

The growing number of Coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. “China already has an accumulated total of 693 cases entering from overseas, which means the possibility of a new round of infections remains relatively big,” said Mi Feng of the National…

OUR WRITERS’ COLUMN: African Governments’ Urgent COVID-19 Action Plan

By Charles Mwewa. 1. Regard this Coronavirus pandemic as a declaration of war (war period); 2. Build healthcare infrastructure with the resources earmarked for non-essential projects – provide buildings, beds, personal protective equipment (PPEs), breathing machines, testing availability, and etc. If possible, ask developed countries for help, even though the developed countries are also battling…

COVID-19: ADHERE TO SET GUIDELINES

March 29, 2020March 29, 20202By Ruth Chayinda:Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says the Statutory Instruments 21 and 22  being enforced by government are meant to protect everyone from contracting and spreading the coronavirus.And Dr Chilufya says President Edgar Lungu has set a premium on ensuring that the disease is eliminated in the country.Dr. Chilufya says it…

COVID-19: MALI GOES TO THE POLLS

Malians are voting in long-delayed parliamentary elections a day after the country’s first coronavirus death.The poll has also been overshadowed by Wednesday’s kidnapping of opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé by suspected Islamist militants.The elections were supposed to have taken place in 2018, but have been put off a number of times, mainly because of continued insecurity.The…

CITY COUNCIL CLOSES CHURCH

By Frank Ching’ambu:The Ndola City Council has closed Restoration Pentecostal Apostolic Church for defying the Presidential order on churches not to allow gatherings of more than 50 people during church service, in view of COVID 19.Ndola Council Public Relations Manager, Tilyenji Mwanza confirmed the development to ZANIS.Copperbelt Province Minister, Japhen Mwakalombe flanked by a combined…

BUS, TAXI OWNERS NODS VEEP MEETING

The Bus and Taxi owners Association said it will wait for  additional measures that government will consider to put in place against coronavirus for its members.Lusaka Province Association Chairman Peter Phiri says the association supports the holding of a meeting with the Vice President INONGE WINA for it will ensure safety of people that use…

COVID-19: UEFA PRESIDENT

Uefa President Aleksander Ceferin says the current football season could be lost if it cannot be restarted by the end of June.Most leagues in Europe are suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, with this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament postponed for another year.Ceferin says seasons could be finished behind closed doors.He told Italian newspaper La Repubblica…