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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela–Epitome of Black Excellence

  ||    12 April 2018
Another heavy blow has struck South Africa as Winnie Madikizela–Mandela dies. The former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela died April 2, 2018 after ailing for a long time. The cause of the death, according to family spokesman Victor Dlamini, was an infection that had affected her kidneys. She was 81 years old.

Death by Hunger or by Cholera?

  ||    31 January 2018
Recently, Zambians were in a dilemma: they could either died of hunger or cholera. This came about in the wake of a cholera outbreak in the capital, Lusaka, which was first reported September 2017. To curb further spread of the disease, the government banned street vending from which many earn a living.

Ndola – A Tourist City in the Bud

  ||    15 November 2016
WHEN you think of Zambia, likely you even hear the ‘thundering smoke’ of the Victoria fall. But there are other places of interest elsewhere in the country. Ndola city alone has more than seven interesting tourist sights despite ranking nowhere near the most visited places like Hong Kong, London or Rome.

Zesco Blames Mother Nature for Load Shedding

  ||    23 July 2015
Zesco has managed to convince the Zambians that the massive load shedding they are experiencing is due to the low water level in Lake Kariba. The power utility company has further attributed the diminished quantity of water in the lake to poor rainfall during the 2014/2015 rainy season.

Do the Deaf Understand the Sign Language on TV?

  ||    25 February 2015
In recent years we have seen some TV programs being interpreted from vocal languages into sign language. There can be no better way of informing the deaf community about current affairs than giving it to them in their ‘mother tongue’.

Domestic Workers Still Needed Despite the Uganda Incident

  ||    4 December 2014
News of the brutality inflicted on a two-year old baby by a house maid in Uganda last week has cast a gloomy cloud on the services of female domestic workers in Africa.

Vision Aid Overseas – Helping the World to See

  ||    19 August 2014
Sight is one of the precious gifts that the almighty God has bestowed to humans and, of course, other members of the animal kingdom. Sadly, however, many lose it because they lack access to facilities where they can receive help when eye problems start.

The Many Faces of the Zambia International Trade Fair

  ||    5 August 2014
During the past 50 years the Zambia International Trade Fair has seen significant transformation in terms of exhibition and gate charges – but mostly to the displeasure of the public. Those who visited the show in the seventies would attest to the diminished amusement that modern-day show goers are treated to.

Reminiscing on the Naming of Heroes National Stadium

  ||    27 May 2014
In whatever pomp, in whatever line of attack or lack thereof, the Heroes National Stadium has finally been opened. Hitherto, we can not completely ignore some ‘disaster’ in the route to its delayed commissioning; talk about delays in connecting electricity, water and access roads.

Modern-Day Nursing Versus Florence Nightingale’s Concept

  ||    8 December 2013
“No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this—’devoted and obedient.’ This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.
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