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September 3, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHRISTINE MWAABA KABWE town, long known for being endowed with zinc and lead deposits, has had a perennial lead poisoning problem. This arises from the long-term pollution caused by mining zinc and lead.It is...

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August 10, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA THE United Nations (UN) has predicted that between 2017 and 2050, the number of people aged over 60 in developing countries will increase. Old people, and women in particular, outnumber the men...

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June 30, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA  – SEXUAL violence against children has been described as one of the largest silent global pandemics that have affected the development of children. The United Nations definition of a child is that...

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June 30, 2020 - 0 Comments

Gender is my Agenda by Charity Moonga – “I always worked hard at school because I really wanted to study abroad and I cant believe that despite attaining that dream, I have found myself crying...

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June 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By KELVIN MUDENDA – ZAMBIA has recorded a decline in the number of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases. According to the latest statistics from the Victim Support Unit (VSU) of the Zambia Police Service, 5,040...

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June 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JULIUS PHIRI – AT 23, Nancy Chilufya Lutaba Chanda is already station manager for Lusaka based Life Television (TV)a dream which she never fathomed. At Life TV which began in 2016, her responsibility from...

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June 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By Jessie Ngoma-Simengwa – INFERTILITY still remains a major sexual reproductive health issue for both women and men in African society. In some African communities, infertility is still attached with some cultural norms and beliefs...

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June 1, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA – THE lockdown that has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic is aimed at preventing the spread of the virus, but to some people it is a source of worry. Lockdown is one...

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April 29, 2020 - 0 Comments

LIKE in many parts in the world, Zambia is witnessing a changing life style which affects fertility and has seen increased demand for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). Traditionally, infertility has been thought of as a...

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April 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA – THE changing trend in maternal ailments and maternal mortality due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in women of child-bearing age calls for more serious interventions. It is a well known fact that...

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