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Cancer Diseases Hospital rehabilitation on course, Mwiza Mwiya assures Zambian citizens

  By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela In a Thursday 19th October,2023 Press Statement tagged: ‘Rehabilitation of the Cancer Diseases Hospital’ Government through the Ministry of Health (MoH) assures citizens of working on rehabilitating and re-equipping the Cancer Diseases Hospital in Lusaka with modern state of the art infrastructure and equipment that will match high standard cancer treatment techniques. Cancer Diseases Hospital (CDH) Public Relations Officer (PRO) Ms. Mwiza Mwiya hospital says authorities pledge to replace all old radiotherapy equipment with new and advanced diagnostic equipment to enhance positive outcomes for patients. In addition to this, Ms. Mwiya says a...

Frank Nchimunya Sibuuku’s Mpali dream cheers IBA’s Victoria Sombo Mupwaya

Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda Despite his iconic exploits, Frank Nchimunya Sibuuku, credited as the brain’s nurturing Mpali, Zambia’s household Pay Television soap, this budding cinemagrapher keeps a low profile. As alluded to by a close confidante, none other than Eric Kasomo Junior, Sibuuku or Frank as peers on the set refer to him, is equally a gifted painter. Mr. Nguzu, the plantation guru is currently incarcerated and one may deduce that perhaps the Mpali crew is always filming at Chimbokaila Prison, now christened as Lusaka Central Correctional Facility (LCCF), ….alas…zero…this movie painter and team have conceived two makeshift cells...

Boutique hotel’s menus bursting with Stone Town flavour

Boutique hotel’s menus bursting with Stone Town flavour Newly opened The Neela Boutique Hotel Stone Town offers exciting new food and beverage outlets to entice the palates of visitors and locals enjoying a weekend away in Zanzibar’s ancient city STONE TOWN, 2 October 2023 – The Neela Boutique Hotel Stone Town recently opened in the heart of Zanzibar’s ancient city is already being feted as a gastronomic marvel enticing the palates of foreign travellers and African weekenders alike. In its two outlets– the Breadfruit Restaurant & Café and Views Rooftop Bar & Lounge – hotel developers Steve and Raju Shaulis...

HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje extols Multichoice partnership

HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje extols Multichoice partnership By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela Hotel and Catering Association of Zambia (HCAZ) HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje is delighted over a growing partnership with Multichoice Zambia Limited with a clear mandate to be a voice and an effective representative for all hospitality establishments Hospitality Training Institutions, Hotels, Motels, Guest Houses,Lodges Safari Camps, Rest House, Council Guest Houses, to name but eight plus those in the Corporate World. Making reference to Ministry of Health (MoH) Senior Executives, Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority Zambia (TEVETA), Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Ministry of Tourism (MoT)...

Journalists must upgrade their qualifications to enhance their reporting – Brian Hatyoka

By Derick Sinjela Brian Hatyoka, a 12-time award winning Journalist, is one of the dedicated journalists and Public Relations (PR) specialists in Zambia. He believes that journalists must upgrade their academic qualifications so that they have a broader understanding of different subjects they report. Brian has also counselled counsel journalists to ensure their stories are well researched and multi-sourced as well as written in an objective and professional manner to inform policy changes. He is currently Lusaka Press Club vice chairperson and has more than 18 years of practicing journalism in Zambia and abroad. In 2003, Brian graduated with a...

THERE’S NO CORRUPTION CASE AGAINST AMOS CHANDA BEFORE ANY COURT —DEC

THERE’S NO CORRUPTION CASE AGAINST AMOS CHANDA BEFORE ANY COURT —DEC Lusaka, (12 October 2023) — A senior DEC investigations officer has told the Lusaka magistrates court that Amos Chanda is not facing any case of corruption or money laundering before any court in the Republic of Zambia. Boyd Munalula (48) of plot  number 2469A Kwamwena-Meanwood, Lusaka, told Lusaka Principal Resident Magistrate Irene Wishimanga that the only case the DEC had before court against Mr Chanda is that of the alleged missing court record. And Munalula, the arresting officer and prosecution witness number 10, revealed that the Director of Public Prosecutions...

TIZ – CoF demand clear law reform road map

By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda In a Thursday, 12th October 2023 Joint Statement Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) Executive Director Maurice Kalaluka Nyambe and Chapter One Foundation (CoF) Executive Director Linda Kasonde are DEMANDING FOR AN OPEN, INCLUSIVE, AND TRANSPARENT CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW PROCESS. Mr. Nyambe and Ms. Kasonde say since independence in 1964, Zambia has undergone several constitutional review processes that have been driven by the competing interests of ruling parties trying to attain more power against the interests of the people seeking constitutional emancipation. Secondly, since the return to multi-partyism through the 1991 constitution, Nyambe and Ms. Kasonde note...

JOINT STATEMENT BY TI-Z AND COF DEMANDING FOR AN OPEN, INCLUSIVE, AND TRANSPARENT CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW PROCESS

    Thursday 12th October 2023 For Immediate Release   JOINT STATEMENT BY TI-Z AND COF DEMANDING FOR AN OPEN, INCLUSIVE, AND TRANSPARENT CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW PROCESS Since we obtained our independence in 1964, Zambia has undergone several constitutional review processes that have been driven by the competing interests of ruling parties trying to attain more power against the interests of the people seeking constitutional emancipation. Since the return to multi-partyism through the 1991 constitution, attempts to make meaningful constitutional reform have resulted in piecemeal amendments to the Constitution with Parliament, led by ruling party majorities, determining the final content of...

CPHIA: Helping to Fight HPV in Africa

By Jedidiah Emmanuel Katongo Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection that can cause cervical cancer, as well as other types of cancer and genital warts. HPV is a major public health problem in Africa, where it is estimated to cause over 300,000 deaths from cervical cancer each year. The International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) is playing an important role in helping to fight HPV in Africa. The CPHIA is a convening of African leaders, policymakers, public health professionals, and other stakeholders to discuss and address the most pressing public health challenges facing the continent....

The CPHIA: A Platform for African-Led Public Health!

By Jedidiah Emmanuel Katongo The International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) was formed in 2017 by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in collaboration with the African Union, the World Health Organization, and other partners. The inaugural CPHIA conference was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in November 2017. The CPHIA was formed to provide a platform for African leaders to reflect on lessons learned in health and science, and to align on a way forward for creating more resilient health systems on the continent. The conference also aims to promote African-led innovation in public...

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