Minister of Health Commission Senga hospital

Government has today commissioned the upgraded Senga Hill clinic into the fully-fledged hospital in the new established Senga district of Northern Province. Commissioning the facility, Minister of Health, Joseph Kasonde, says the PF government has prioritised the provision of quality health services closer to the community with special emphasis on rural and remote areas of

ZCTU advises govt on tackling poverty

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has observed that one of the effective and genuine ways to tackle poverty, inequality, want and misery in the country is to consciously and consistently implement state-driven public service delivery programs. The observation is contained in a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday by ZCTU Secretary

Lungu commissions first-ever Luangwa hospital

CHIMWEMWE MWALE, Luangwa PRESIDENT Lungu yesterday commissioned the first ever district hospital in Luangwa built at a cost of K11.2 million. President Lungu said Government is determined to ensure that mothers do not walk long distances to access healthcare services. Speaking during the commissioning of the first and second phase health facility, the President said

TAZARA seeks fuel deal

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka THE Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is in discussions with the Zambian Government and another private firm to begin transporting 14 million litres of fuel per month starting next month from the port of Dar-es-Salaam. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is also expected to start using TAZARA services to transport petroleum products

Laterite miner buried alive

MUBANGA NONDO, Ndola A 38-YEAR-OLD man of Mufulira’s Kawama West Township has died after being buried alive while digging for laterite at a quarry, Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga has said. Laterite is a soil and rock type rich in iron and aluminium used in construction as well as brick making and monument-building. Ms