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US GOVERNMENT GIVES ZAMBIA $500,000 FOR COVID19 FIGHT

The Zambian Government has received support of $500, 000 from the United States government towards the covid19 response. Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says the support will be key in the purchasing of Covid19 materials and the recruitment of temporal medical health personal. Speaking during the Covid19 update in Lusaka…

MORE TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS NEEDED IN SCHOOLS – NUPPEZ

The National Union of Public and Private Educators of Zambia NUPPEZ has appealed to government to priorities the recruitment of Mathematics teachers in schools. NUPPEZ General Secretary Nelson Mwale says the Grade 9 performance in Mathematics is worrying a situation he said has not been addressed for a long time.…

YOUTHS, WOMEN AND THE DISABLED URGED TO CONTEST IN THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTIONS

Born Short Living Tall Zambia is concerned that most youths and women are not expressing interest to contest for various political positions in the fourth coming August 12, 2021 general elections. Organization Executive Director Ntalasha Chisha says, it is high time the mantle of leadership changes by bringing on board…

SPORTS GOOD FOR BETTER HEALTH – SIKAZWE

Presidential Affairs Minister Freedom Sikazwe says there is need to continue promoting sports activities to help prevent non-communicable diseases in the country. Mr. Sikazwe says people must emulate President Edgar Lungu who is always engaging in physical fitness activities. Mr. Sikazwe was speaking when he presented trophies to state house…

GOVERNMENT SHOULD DO MORE TO PROTECT PUPILS IN SCHOOLS – NAQEZ

The National Action for Quality Education in Zambia NAQEZ has called on government to fully equip schools with covid19 preventive materials following the 50 positive cases that have been recorded among learners. NAQEZ Executive Director Aaron Chansa says the positive cases entail that both the ministry of Health and General…