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United States Continues Fight Against Malaria Amidst COVID-19

By Sean McIntosh, Public Affairs Officer EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LUSAKA, ZAMBIA NR/1267/04/26/2021 Monday April 26, 2021 Phone: 021357000 The United States and Zambia Partnering Together LUSAKA – The United States joins the Zambian government in commemorating World Malaria Day under the 2021 theme, “Draw a Line for Malaria Free Zambia.”  The United States is proud to support Zambia to continue its fight against malaria, working together to sustain essential malaria services amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite incredible progress, many people still lack the malaria interventions that could save lives.   Many nurses, midwives, community...

NAS and Colossal Africa to Acquire South Africa’s Largest Ground Handler – BidAir Services

By Nita Bhatkar Senior Manager PR & Corporate Social Responsibility: National Aviation Services (NAS) Miranda Lusiba Founding Director: Strangé Consulting (PR, Comms, Media Relations & Reputation Management) FOLLOWING the acquisition, NAS will also focus on training to develop the knowledge and skills of local South African youth while offering more employment opportunities JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 26, 2021/ — South Africa’s largest ground handling company, BidAir Services will be changing hands. National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), Colossal Africa and a consortium comprised of the current executive management team have signed an agreement to acquire BidAir Services from the Bidvest Group. The...

Join fight against tobacco use, Professor Fastone Matthew Goma prods Zambian media

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela CENTRE for Primary Care Research (CPCR) Project Director Zambia Professor Fastone Goma has urged the local media to intensify the fight against tobacco which globally kills more than  8 million people annually and 1.2 million human beings being exposed to second hand smoking. Professor Goma says his team based at the University of Zambia (UNZA) School of Medicine at the Ridgway Campus on Lusaka’s Nationalist Road, reiterated that CPCR decided to engage Zambian media as key partners helping to administer information in the right doses so that government and other stakeholders are educated,...

Drug stopping smocking available, assures Professor Fastone Matthew Goma

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela Centre for Primary Care Research Director Professor Fastone Matthew Goma  says  a special drug that can help people addicted to Nicotine found in cigarettes is available in form of ones desire to be healthy, a deliberate act that  will help Zambia  achieve sustainable development goals  through  reducing number of smokers to 11 per cent by the 2030. Speaking during a Saturday 20th March 2021 one-day Editors workshop at Lusaka’s Sandy’s Creation, Professor Goma said the World Health Organisation (WHO) is on a vigorous campaign to birth a generation born in 2010 that is...

Operational investment company Birimian launches to support African luxury and premium brands

Today marks the launch of Birimian (www.Birimianventures.com), the first operational investment company dedicated exclusively to African luxury and premium heritage brands. Founded with an all-female executive team, Birimian is led by Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, a seasoned executive of the African financial services and private equity industries. From launch, Birimian will support designers on the continent and in the diaspora to facilitate and accelerate the growth of their businesses regionally and internationally. Birimian will be a bridge between the continent’s entrepreneurs and creative talent, and strategic stakeholders in the international fashion and luxury industries. Delivered through a combination of mentoring, financial and...

Zambian city dwellers look to nature to stay sane

Feature by Lilian Hannah Banda CORONAVIRUS disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus, has not only globally disrupted both social and economic life but unsettled many people mentally. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic recession have negatively affected many people’s mental health and created new barriers for people already suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders. During the pandemic, about 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder, a share that has been largely consistent, up from one in ten adults who reported these symptoms from...

Lusaka Dynamos Football Club has donated K100,000.00 to meet the medical costs of Pastor Peter Makembo, President of the Zambia Sports Fans Fans Associations.

MEDIA NOTICE LUSAKA DYNAMOS TEAM TO HAND-OVER K100,000.00 TO PASTOR PETER MAKEMBO  Lusaka Dynamos Football Club has donated K100,000.00 to meet the medical costs of Pastor Peter Makembo, President of the Zambia Sports Fans Fans Associations. This is part of their winning prize of the 2021 ABSA CUP when Lusaka Dynamos beat ZESCO 3:1. Date; Monday 26th April 2021 Venue; Zambia-Italian Othopaedic Hospital Time; 14hrs  Lusaka Dynamos Football Club will be led by the Chairperson, Mr. Hanif Adams, Coach Mr. Wedson Wada Nyirenda, Mr. Francis Bwalya and Mr. Oliver Shalala. Be there. 

Rhodah Njobvu leads female Athletes to Japan 2021 Olympics

By Derrick Sinjela Rhodah Njobvu outsprinted one of the Zambian veteran track star athlete Lumeka Katundu and Namibian peer Anne Rautenbuch in the 200 meters first heat women’s category race thus passing the litmus test to qualify to the Japan 2021 Olympics, during the Zambia Athletic (ZA) All-Comers meet that ran from Saturday the 11th to 12th April 2021 at the National Heroes stadium in Lusaka. Groomed by Zambia National Service (ZNS) Green Eagles sponsored athletic camp, Njobvu clocked 22.69 in the 200 meters first heat to earn a berth at a competitive encounter which attracted international athletes from Burundi,...

PF will bring back Serioes Clothing, assures Professor Nkandu Luo

By Ashton Kelly Bunda FISHERIES and Livesstock Minister Professor Nkandu Luo says the Patriotic Front (PF) leadership led by Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu will resuscitate the cotton growing sector as a first step toward reviving the legendary Serioes International Clothing firm, which ceased operations when  late Dr. Frederick Titus Jacob Chiluba’s Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) succeeded Dr. Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda’s United National Independence Party (UNIP) government after the 31st October 1991 Tripartite Election. With a predicted two-horse race between PF’s ECL and HH or Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND), the PF through Media...

Republic of Zambia Speech by His Excellency, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the republic of Zambia, at the Commissioning of the Bishop John Osmers House of the Anglican Diocese of Eastern Zambia Sunday, 25th April, 2021

State House Lusaka Eastern Province Minister, Hon. Makebi Zulu, MP; National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister, Hon. Rev. Godfridah Sumaili, MP; Presidential Affairs Minister, Hon. Freedom Sikazwe; Other Cabinet Ministers present; Senior Government officials; Your Worship, The Mayor of The City of Chipata; Your Grace The Most Reverend Albert Chama, Archbishop and Primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa; Right Reverend William Mchombo – Bishop of The Anglican Diocese of Eastern Zambia; John Osmers, Retired Bishop of The Anglican Diocese of Eastern Zambia; Members of the Clergy; Distinguished guests; Ladies and gentlemen. It is my honour to...

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