‘Marijuana Cures Ebola’ Claim Investigated: Cannabis Researchers Weigh In

Since the Ebola virus ravaged three countries in West Africa, health experts and governments around the world have been scrambling to boost efforts to contain the virus. An effective vaccine has yet to be developed but some claims of “cures” began to circulate on the Internet including a former...

BOZ SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES K50 NOTE BEARING PORTRAITS OF PRESIDENT SATA AND FORMER HEADS OF STATE

The Bank of Zambia this morning successfully launched a K50 note that is bearing the portraits of president Sata and all the former heads of state. BOZ Governor Michale Gondwe says the newly launched K50 note is a special gift to President Sata and all former heads of state as the country commemorate its...

GET WELL SOON SATA-HH

Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema, has wished Republican president Michael C. Sata a quick recovery as he goes for a medical checkup abroad. Mr. Hichilema expresses sadness at the manner the health of the president has been handled by some government...

BOZ TO LAUNCH COMMEMORATIVE K50 COIN AND NOTE TOMORROW

The Bank of Zambia BOZ says the k50 commemorative coin that will be launched tomorrow to honor all the former heads of states and President Michael C. Sata will not be a legal tender. BOZ deputy Governor of Administrations Dr. Tukiya Kankansa Mabula during an interview said the K50 coins will not be...

ZAMBIA CURRENTLY FACES 1.3 MILLION URBAN HOUSING SHORTAGE

Habitant for Humanity Zambia has observed that Zambia currently faces a 1.3 million housing shortage. HFHZ National Director Joseph Musanje says the challenge has made government to commit itself to facilitate the construction of 150,000 houses annually in the Sixth National Development Plan up to...

HIGH WAY CODE LOCAL LANGUAGE VERSION COMING-RTSA

The Road Transport and Safety Agency says it is in the process of coming up with the newly translated high way code into major local languages. RTSA CEO Zindaba Soko says the newly translated high way code will allow road users understand traffic rules and signs in their own languages. Mr. Soko added that...

Having National Airline Back during Jubilee Celebrations Not Possible-Mukanga

Transport and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has disclosed that the country is likely not going to have the national airline back during the countries jubilee celebrations as promised earlier. Mr. Mukanga during an interview said cabinet has not yet approved the revamping of the national airline...

Youths are not being denied Youth Development Funds-Govt

The Ministry of Youths and Sports says government is not denying anyone the youth development funds. Ministry of Youth and Sports permanent secretary Agnes Musunga says only youths who will present their valid business proposals will be given the funds. She further said her ministry will government will not...

SFH TO CONTINUE WITH THE DISTRIBUTION OF CONDOMS

The society for Family Health (SFH0 says it will continue with the distribution of condoms in the country so that people who are sexually active can practice safe sex. SFH Executive Director Dr. Namwiinga Chintu during an interview said her organization does not promote immoralities by distributing condoms...

Govt urges Youths to Apply for Youth Funds

The Ministry of Youth Sports has advised youths to apply for Youths Development Funds (YDF). Youth and Sports Permanent Secretary Agnes Musunga, disclosed during an interview that every youth in the country is eligible to apply for funds which is a loan. She says youths should not complain that government is...

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