27-Jan-2023 to 10:59

One dead as Zambia reports cholera outbreak

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia has recorded four confirmed cases of cholera and one fatality amid fears of an outbreak of the disease in Eastern Province, Health Minister Sylvia Masebo announced on Friday.

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25-Jan-2023 to 12:48

Zambians divided over Hichilema’s performance – Survey

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambians are divided about the country’s economic policies, with only 51 percent of the population saying President Hakainde Hichilema’s “new dawn” government is steering the ship in the right direction.

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25-Jan-2023 to 07:17

IMF chief urges swift Zambia debt action

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva has called on the Zambian government and creditors to resolve sticking points on “an agreement on a debt treatment”, a development she says will unlock huge possibilities for the country’s resurgent economy.

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20-Jan-2023 to 08:42

UN interested in Zambia lead pollution case

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — A South African court has allowed a group of UN-appointed experts to be involved in a class action lawsuit against a mining company based in Zambia, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, reported on Thursday.

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19-Jan-2023 to 11:49

Zambia: No drug shortage at public hospitals – Body

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s medicines supply and control body has allayed fears of a shortage of drugs at public health facilities, saying Thursday that the country has enough stocks of medicines and other medical supplies.

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06-Jan-2023 to 13:31

S/Africa’s higher education minister warns of fake private colleges

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande on Friday warned prospective students to avoid bogus private colleges that have sprouted across the country offering qualifications that are not recognised by the government.

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04-Jan-2023 to 12:48

Zambia introduces 12-hour power cuts as generation capacity dips

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambians should brace for up to 12 hours of power cuts starting as the state-owned power warned Wednesday of a drastic reduction in available water in the dam that feeds the country’s main hydropower station.

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