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Tobacco is a silent killer, cries Prof. Fastone Matthew Goma

Tobacco is a silent killer, cries Prof. Fastone Matthew Goma By Derrick Sinjela THE World Health Organisation (WHO) World No Tobacco Day theme on Monday 31st May 2021 is ‘Quit tobacco to be a winner’ with Zambia Tobacco Control Consortium (ZTCC) Chairperson Professor Fastone Matthew Goma leading the fight, during commemoration Media Briefing convened by Center for Primary Care Research (CPCR) Director at Longacres Lodge in Lusaka. During an interactive briefing witnessed by CPCR Projects Manager Ms. Charity Syatalimi, Anti-Alcohol and Drug Abuse of Zambia (AADAZ) Executive Director Evelyn Moloka, Mental Health Users Network of Zambia (MHUNZA) Content and Media...

General Ashton Chitoshi Bunda,a World War Profile Narrated

General Ashton Chitoshi Bunda,a World War Profile Narrated Thursday 7th May 2020 By Ashton Kelly Bunda, Derrick Sinjela and Teddy Jilapi +260977508065 Former freedom fighter Dr.Ashton Mwansa Mulongoti Bunda has appealed to the authorities of Luapula province the current and future government leaders to remember his Grand father Ashton Mbita Chitoshi Bunda who fought in the world war 1 and 2 and attained the rank of Lieutenant General in his life ,and was killed in action during world war 2, he received a posthumous promotion to General from the 14th Australian prime minister John Curtin in 1945 after helping Britain...

Dr. John Zulu backs Zambia National Sports Day

  YOUTH, Sport and Child Development Ministry  (YSCDM) Permanent Secretary Dr. John Zulu says a ‘Home Grown  Idea’ to come up with a specific day to make innovations to sports, recognizing  outstanding athletes and allow children to air their views  on a diversity of sports disciplines will restore Zambia lost glory. A week after the Zambia’s first ever female Vice President Inonge Mutukwa-Wina gave a thumb up approval built on consent from British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley and United States of America Charge de Affairs to Zambia, David Young. The Vice President assented to a home grown idea...

ZCYPWD’s Derrick Sinjela praises WVI Zambia Menstrual Hygiene Day work

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Esther Munika Mwanashiku As the international community commemorated Friday 28th May 2021 as a Menstrual Hygiene Day themed:”Action and Investments in good Menstrual Health Hygiene in Post – Pandemic recovery!”, Zambian Children Young People and Women in Development (ZCYPWD) praised World Vision International (WVI) for raising interest in empowering the girl-child to learn uninterupted. ZCYPWD Executive President Derrick Sinjela reiterated that through commemorating the Menstrual Hygiene Day, World Vision Zambia under the WASH programme will commemorate is a surest effective means to raising awareness on menstrual hygiene management in Zambia. Comrade Sinjela described the 2021...

UN-AU envoy Hanna Serwah Tetteh visits Zambia

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda SPECIAL Representative of the UN Secretary General to the African Union Hanna Serwah Tetteh, will visit Zambia read a Friday 28 May 2021 communication circulated by United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) National Information Officer Mark Maseko. According to Mr. Maseko, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union, Hanna Serwah Tetteh, will visit Zambia from Sunday 30th May to Friday 4th June 2021, as part of the United Nations’ continued engagement and support to Zambia ahead of the August...

Pensions and Insurance Regulatory Framework review cheers PIA’s Tresford Chiyavula

Pensions and Insurance Regulatory Framework review cheers PIA’s Tresford Chiyavula  By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda PENSIONS and Insurance Authority (PIA) Acting Registrar of the Pensions and Insurance Authority, Tresford Chiyavula conceded that it has not been easy to have frequent physical interactions with the media due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And responding to a Zambian environment of high income inequality, high unemployment and high poverty, Acting Registrar Insurance Namakau Ntini said the revised guidelines are a recognition that there is need to increase the uptake of insurance in Zambia. Meanwhile, PIA Acting Deputy Registrar Pensions Goodson Kapaso said...

CCZ’s Emmanuel Chikoya calls on Zambians to reflect on the ‘Cost of Freedom’

#AfricaFreedomDay Tuesday 25th May 2021 CCZ CALLS ON ZAMBIANS TO REFLECT ON THE COST OF FREEDOM The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) joins the rest of African in celebrating Africa Freedom Day which falls on the 25th of May annually. This year, the day is being commemorated under the theme, “Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want’’. For us, the theme is timely in consideration of the fact that if we are to build the Africa we want, then there is no way we can do that in the absence of our culture, arts and...

UNZA inks climate resilient road infrastructure MoU with RDA & 6 pärtners

  By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Centre of Engaged Excellence (CoEE) with Road Development Agency (RDA) for the development of climate resilient infrastructure standards and codes for the transport sector in Zambia on Friday, 21st May 2021. The MoU has been signed between RDA, Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA), National Council for Construction (NCC), UNZA, Mulungushi University (MU), Copperbelt University (CBU) and the NTU International as a consultancy firm. In a Friday 21st May 2021 Media Statement, Damaseke Chibale...

Cheating Couple Gets Stuck Together After Husband’s ‘Witch Doctor Curse”

  Cheating Couple Gets Stuck Together After Husband’s ‘Witch Doctor Curse” SCARED couple hiding in the bed with fear, horror, insomnia, infidelity catching, sexuality shame.. A cheating wife and her lover got stuck together after suffering “penis captivus” during sex in Chongwe, a district within Zambia’s Lusaka province. Police had to be called in to restore order after a crowd gathered to laugh at the love cheats locked together after the rumour spread that her husband asked a witch doctor to put a curse on her private parts, the Daily Monitor, a local tabloid reported. Local media claimed that the...

What to know about Prostate Cancer

 What to know about Prostate Cancer MY NAME is _*Chibwe Anorld*_ from Mukobeko township in Kabwe, Central province. My father is aged 62 and started battling with prostate cancer complications since 2016. We visited several hospitals in Lusaka Province and even travelled to *_Pretoria_* in *_South Africa_* to find a solution for it. But unfortunately the *_‘Prostate Cancer’_* was getting more aggressive. One day I escorted him to the doctor and I asked the medical practitioner what this *_‘Prostate Cancer’_* was and whether or not it is common in Zambia? The doctor replied explaining to us that *_‘Prostate Cancer’_* is...

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