State committed to health Yamba

HONE SIAME, Kitwe GOVERNMENT has distributed 160 basic life support ambulances to all the 10 provinces to help ease the transportation of patients. Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba said in the revised Sixth National Development Plan released by the Ministry of Development Planning that 42 more advanced life support ambulances have been distributed to

36 athletes selected for Region 5 Games

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, SYLVESTER CHISHIMBA, Lusaka ZAMBIA will send 36 athletes to the 7th edition of the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Under-20 Region Five Games set for Angola in December. Delegation leader Doris Mulenga said in an interview in Lusaka that among the athletes is a football team comprising 18 players, four boxers, six judokas,

Highway robbers steal K18,000

MUBANGA NONDO, Ndola FIVE bandits on Monday night waylaid a truck laden with crates of opaque beer belonging to Kankoyo Breweries Limited and stole over K18,000 cash from the driver. Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened around 22.00 hours on the Sabina-Mufulira road. Ms Katanga said

Stop the thuggery!

Soccer Review with STEPHEN PHIRI THE assault of Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga at a church is evil and should be condemned in its strongest terms. What is shocking is that the beating took place at church – United Church of Zambia St Andrews congregation in Lusaka, and soon after President Lungu

ITT radio hits airwaves again

KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka THE Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has lifted the suspension of the licence for Itezhi- Itezhi (ITT) Community Radio Station. And the IBA says the suspension of the broadcasting licences for Muvi Television and Komboni Radio Station effected on August 22, 2016 is still in force. IBA board chairman Justine Mutale said the

Mohan Matthew to hang

CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka THE Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death sentence imposed on Lusaka businessman Matthew Mohan for the murder of Cyclone Hardware director, Sajid Itowala in 2009. Mohan, who was charged with the murder of Mr Itowala, appealed against High Court judge Gregory Phiri’s judgment in which he was found guilty of

Access to treatment vital

Analysis: MATHEWS KABAMBA IN 2014, the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) embarked on an ambitious treatment target to help end the AIDS epidemic. The programme is dubbed ‘UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets’. According to UNAIDS, the 90-90-90 targets are aimed at having 90 percent of all people living with HIV to get to know their HIV
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