POLICE STOP ROAD BLOCKS DUE TO COVID 19

POLICE STOP ROAD BLOCKS DUE TO COVID 19

  IN the wake of COVID 19, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Kakoma Kanganja has suspended Snap Traffic Check points until Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is secured for traffic officers. This entails that only Permanent Security Check points (Road Blocks) will be mounted as the Police Command has already secured PPE for the officers. […]

NO NEW CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID19 TODAY

NO NEW CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID19 TODAY

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia has had no new cases of Covid19 in the last 24 hrs, while the 38 active confirmed cases remain stable in isolation. Speaking at a press briefing in Lusaka today, Dr. Chilufya also said 1,373 that were part of the 5,656 quarantined for 14 days have been released […]

US fears COVID-19 could kill upto 240,000 Americans

US fears COVID-19 could kill upto 240,000 Americans

OFFICIALS in United States of America say that as many as 240,000 of its citizens could die from the COVID-19 – even with the mitigation measures in place. The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has gone above 5,000, Johns Hopkins University has said. Earlier the university said 884 people had died in 24 […]

Government names high risk COVID-19 places in Lusaka

Government names high risk COVID-19 places in Lusaka

THE GOVERNMENT has revealed five locations in Lusaka as “key areas to focus on and interrupt the spread of COVID-19.” Health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya named Chaisa, Emasdale, Ibex Hill, Eureka and Jack Compound as the areas. During a government tele-video meeting, Dr Chilufya also revealed that some permanent secretaries and High Government officials have […]

I am in the streets for survival – UNZA graduate

I am in the streets for survival – UNZA graduate

AFTER four years of a fruitless job-hunt, 30-year-old University of Zambia graduate Bright Chaanga has resorted to selling tomatoes on the streets of Lusaka for survival. Chaanga graduated in 2017 with a merit in Special Education, making him one of the best graduates of his intake. He is now a familiar face on Lusaka’s Cairo […]

GOVERNMENT IS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT BUS PASSENGERS IN THE WAKE OF COVID19

GOVERNMENT IS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT BUS PASSENGERS IN THE WAKE OF COVID19

The Commuter Rights Association of Zambia CRAZ has expressed disappointment with governments reluctance to protect Commuters from the Possible Covid19. CRAZ President Aaron Kamuti has wondered why government has not been practical in the Transport Sector adding that the sector is also vulnerable to the Coronavirus. Speaking in an interview with Christian voice news in […]

Flash Drivers Go On Paid Leave

Flash Drivers Go On Paid Leave

  ALL Flash Bus employees whose health situations put them at high risk of contracting the deadly Coronavirus will be on paid leave, company Proprietor Ismael Kankara has announced. Since breaking out in the Chinese town of Wuhan last December, COVID-19 has killed more close to 30,000 people worldwide and infected more than 700,000 globally. […]

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