RDA CONCERNED OVER LOADED TRUCKS

By Wilson Mulinda:Road Development Agency -RDA- Chief Executive Officer Elias Mwape has noted with concern the number of overloaded trucks  causing  damage to bridges and roads in rural areas.Mr. Mwape says the agency will quickly react by mounting mobile weigh bridges to curb the vice and penalize those found wanting.He says the Agency spends huge…

DMMU TO PROVIDE WATER TO ALL MARKETS

By Katwishi Bwalya:The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit -DMMU- will start providing water in all markets as a measure to fight the spread of Covid-19.DMMU National Coordinator Chanda Kabwe says experts have already identified markets which have no access to water.Mr. Kabwe says 10 thousand liters of water tanks will be placed in major markets…

INTENSIFY COVID-19 AWARENESS

Local Government Association of Zambia -LGAZ President Christopher Kang’ombe has urged councils to intensify public awareness to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.Mr Kang’ombe says councils have a critical role to play in sensitizing communities on the dangers posed by the COVID-19.He has praised government for proactively putting in place measures meant to prevent further…

FIVE THOUSAND HEALTH PERSONNEL TO BE RECRUITED

President Edgar Lungu has directed for the immediate recruitment of Five thousand front line health personnel to help manage the Covid -19 pandemic in the country.Health Minister, Chitalu Chilufya disclosed during the Covid-19 update that the Ministry is actively pursuing the directive.He explained that 50 health personnel are being closely monitored by working in fortnightly…

PRAYERS FOR COVID-19

The Church mother bodies are  tomorrow Sunday  scheduled to hold  a live broadcast of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting against the Coronavirus disease.The Church mother bodies are Council of Churches in Zambia , Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops, Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia and the Independent Churches of Zambia .Council of Churches in Zambia…

KEEP ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES OPEN ONLY

March 28, 2020March 28, 202040By Reuben Chomba:The Association of the Indian Community Living in Zambia has called on its members who may have been in contact with any one who travelled from Pakistan or any high risk Covid-19 country, to go into self isolation and seek medical attention.Association Board Member, Ismail Kankara, has also urged…

NEW APOSTOLIC CHURCH SUSPENDS SERVICES

The New Apostolic Church Zambia has suspended divine Church Services for 14 days in view of the Coronavirus outbreak.New Apostolic Church Zambia District Apostle, Kububa Soko has told ZNBC News that it has become necessary to suspend the services.Apostle Soko said the next divine service will be on Sunday, April 12, and that further guidance…