Archive | August, 2019

Govt plans to raise health spending

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu says the Zambian Government has committed itself to progressively increase the budget allocation for health care services. Dr. Ng’andu said this year, 13.43 per cent of the budget allocation for health care services is for primary health care needs. He said this at a signing ceremony between Zambia and Japan […]

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Anglo American faces class action lawsuit over Kabwe lead poisoning

Anglo American is facing a huge class lawsuit for its past corporate practices over lead poisoning in Zambia’s Kabwe town. Johannesburg-based attorneys Mbuyisa Moleele and London-based human rights law firm Leigh Day are preparing the case and an application to certify a class action will be filed in the Johannesburg High Court. This is seen […]

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PF committed to fight against corruption

The Patriotic Front says it has put in place a number of mechanisms that have seen an enhanced fight against corruption in the country. Speaking during Radio Phoenix’s Let the People Talk programme yesterday, PF media director Sunday Chanda said the creation of the Financial Intelligence Centre was a very clear example of the PF’s […]

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Tiza Mukuka: Ban HH from running in 2021

Leader and founder of the Youth Alliance Zambia Tiza Mukuka says UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema should be barred from running in the 2021 general elections for failing to win office in five previous attempts. Accourding to Mukuka losing an election five times is a clear indication that the majority of Zambians have rejected him. He […]

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UPND’s Underhanded Tactics Exposed By Media

The UPND’s old, ineffective tactics are a waste of time and Hakainde Hichilema should instead turn his attention to building up the UPND instead of launching baseless attacks at President Lungu and his family, said Edward Mumbi. Mr Mumbi’s statement was in response to a recently uncovered ploy by the UPND to link President Edgar […]

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