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April 2, 2020 - 0 Comments

By BRIAN HATYOKA  – ISSUES around maize and mealie meal prices have remained topical and sensitive in Zambia for some time now. This is because maize, which is the raw material for producing mealie meal,...

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February 6, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHRISTABEL CHIWILA  – GENDER and Development minister Elizabeth Phiri says delays to distribute sanitary towels in schools is due to challenges in data mapping to capture the number of girls in each school. Ms...

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February 6, 2020 - 0 Comments

By FRANK CHING’AMBU – NGOMA yetu inatubika, namichima inahokoka, (our traditional drum has deflected and our hearts are fluttered) a Luvale saying to describe the chief’s death or any other senior official of the land....

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February 6, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHRISTBEL CHIWILA – SEVENTY girls in the range of 12 and 17 years old have been withdrawn from early marriages in Muchinga Province. Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) Muchinga Province acting coordinator Losaria Nyirenda...

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February 6, 2020 - 0 Comments

By Jessie Ngoma-Simengwa – KILLINGS resulting from soured love relationships have reached alarming proportions both in Zambia and other countries around the world. The rising number of love-related murders has proved to be more prevalent...

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January 6, 2020 - 0 Comments

By Jessie Ngoma-simengwa – FOR a long time, the focus of intervention in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) has been slanted towards survivors of different types of abuse. The holding of perpetrators accountable through the judicial system...

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December 16, 2019 - 0 Comments

By Jessie Ngoma-Simengwa – THE common notion in a typical Zambian society that marriage is only fulfilled when a woman bears children has come under scrutiny. Today, infertility has become a global reproductive health issue...

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December 12, 2019 - 0 Comments

THE rising cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in Zambia in the recent past call for enhanced multi-sectoral interventions in order to halt the scourge. While women are the majority affected by violence, men too have...

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December 9, 2019 - 0 Comments

By CLEMENT CHALWE ‘OUR heart is wide enough to embrace the world and hands are long enough to encompass the world,’ wrote Amit Ray. When something is good, let us give it a credit and...

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September 26, 2019 - 0 Comments

By MOSES CHIMFWEMBE – THE Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) has warned governments around the globe and international institutions to take bold steps to manage the mounting threat of deadly disease outbreaks. This is according...

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