Over 70,000 get jabbed in 2 days under re-launched vaccination campaign

A total of 71,657 people have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the last two days following the relaunch of the vaccination campaign on the 14th May, 2022 aimed at reaching over 70 percent of the eligible population by end of June. In a speech read on her behalf by ministry of health permanent secretary […]

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ZMA backs HPCZ on the reintroduction of licensure examinations

The Zambia Medical Association says it’s in full support of the reintroduction of licensure examinations by the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ). Association Secretary General, Dr.Roy Tolopu has said the Association being the official representative of medical doctors and dental surgeons in the country is behind the HPCZ. Dr. Tolopu says the Resident Doctors Association […]

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Reintroduction of licentiate exams not meant to punish health practitioners -HPCZ

Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) Registrar Chief Executive Officer and Registrar, Bwembya Bwalya says the reintroduction of licentiate examinations is not meant to punish health practitioners. Mr. Bwalya has also clarified that the examinations are also not meant to curtail the number of health practitioners, but merely meant to assess students whether they have the minimum competencies and […]

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Govt advised to carefully consider the impact of IMF policies

Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president, Chishimba Nkole has advised the government to carefully consider the impact of some of the international monetary fund (IMF) prescribed policies given its history in Zambia which he feels left a bitter taste among workers. Mr. Nkole has told Q-news in an interview that the union is following with […]

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Unions in Mining ask govt to increase share holding in KCM

A consortium of three unions in the mining sector have proposed for a forensic investigations of the business at Konkola Copper Mines to determine the true status of the business. The Mine Workers Union of Zambia, the United Mine Workers Union of Zambia and the National Union of Miners and  Allied Workers wants this to be […]

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Video of a killed lion circulating on social media fake

Ministry of tourism has dismissed a video circulating on social media suggesting that one of the stray lions in Kafue has been killed. Speaking in a telephone interview with Q-news, Ministry of tourism public relations officer, Sakabilo Kalembwe says wildlife and ZAF officers are still on the ground looking for the stray lions. Mr. Kalembwe has since […]

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Review of NAPSA Act underway – Tambatamba

Government has disclosed that it has developed a roadmap on the review of the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) Act. Labour and Social Services Minister Brenda Tambatamba says discussions have since reached an advanced stage benchmarking lessons from within, the region and abroad.  She says this is to ensure that the provisions incorporated are not only […]

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Mutati challenged over FTJ university

Former Ruling Patriotic Front have challenged Former Finance Minister Felix Mutati who was in government at the time the f-t-j university project was launched to tell the nation where the $33 million went. Acting Party President Given Lubinda says answers surrounding details of the payment of 33 million dollars on the project are within the government […]

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