Govt directs Nwasco to monitor water projects

ZANIS—Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Dennis Wanchinga has directed the newly inducted National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) board to monitor all infrastructure development projects by commercial water utility companies in the country.Dr Wanchinga says government is investing heavily in infrastructure development through water utility companies hence, the need to ensure…

LUNGU counsels chiefs to be advocates of peace,unity

ZANIS—–President Edgar Lungu has advised traditional leaders in the country to be advocates of peace and unity among their subjects.President Lungu noted that traditional leaders have an important role to ensure that the One Zambia One Motto is upheld as a way of promoting the peace and unity that the fore father’s fought.He wondered why…

Trump to ‘sign executive order about social media’

(BBC)US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order targeting social media firms, the White House has said.It comes after he threatened to shut down social media platforms he accused of stifling conservative voices.The latest dispute emerged after Twitter added fact-check links to his tweets for the first time.The order’s details have not been shared…

EPL to resume on 17 June

( BBC) The Premier league season is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, the BBC has learned.The matches are the two games in hand.A full fixture list would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June.Clubs are still discussing the idea at a…

Covid 19 school supplies distribution starts

Sharon Kunda-Government has commenced the distribution of COVID-19 supplies to schools countrywide.This is in readiness for the reopening of schools for examination classes on 1st June, 2020.Vice President INONGE WINA has flagged off the first batch of Covid 19 supplies consisting of approximately 80 thousand reusable masks and other preventive equipment to schools in Lusaka…

Mocking of Covid 19 patients,disappoints Sumaili

ZANIS—Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs Godfridah Sumaili has expressed deep shock over what she calls   un-Zambian behaviour by people stigmatizing citizens who have tested positive for coronavirus.Rev Sumaili has therefore, called on all citizens to be patriotic and embrace the spirit of “Ubuntu” amidst covid-19 fight.She explained that “Ubuntu” talks about compassion, patriotism,…

US Coronavirus deaths top 100,000

(BBC)The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months.It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while its 1.69 million confirmed infections account for about 30% of the worldwide total.The first US infection was reported in Washington state on 21 January.Globally there have been 5.6 million people recorded…