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Some bar owners in Zambia are pressurising the government to open bars, despite the rapid rise in Covid-19 Infections. Zambia’s President, Edgar Lungu, has been gradually easing lockdown restrictions in the country by opening up a number of sectors that were closed, as a way of getting the economy back on it’s feet. Not too […]
African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,036,564), deaths (22,966), and recoveries (723,040) by region: Central (50,317 cases; 961 deaths; 37,550 recoveries): Burundi (408; 1; 315), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,641; 60; 1,721), Chad (942; 76; 839), Congo (3,664; 58; 1.605), DRC (9,454; 224; 8,324), Equatorial Guinea (4,821; 83; 2,182), Gabon (7,923; 51; 5,704), sao Tome & Principe (878; 15; 800) Eastern (89,784; 1,981; 51,454): Comoros (399; 7; 369), Djibouti
LUSAKA – In support of the Ministry of General Education’s (MoGE) response to COVID-19, the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Let’s Read project has developed audio-based “Tips for Teachers” and “Folktales for Students” to ensure continued literacy instructional and professional support for teachers and learners during the pandemic. The new audio-based programs are provided ...
August 3 – Zambia has cancelled its top flight, the Super League, following a steady rise in coronavirus infections with clubs flouting medical protocols. The league had resumed in July after the pandemic shutdown. The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) took the decision considering an increase of coronavirus infections among teams’ officials and players. The league will now end on August 6 and the governing body will crown a champion. “The decision to close the league has been necessitated by the concerns that the association has received from various stakeholders especially government through the Ministry of Health particularly from Zambia National Public Health Institute,” said FAZ in a statement. Read more …
Download logoThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this week completed a first distribution of cash to Zambians in urban areas impacted by COVID-19, reaching some 180,000 vulnerable residents in Lusaka and Kafue. The plan is to assist more than 650,000 people over the next six months. ‘’The spread of COVID-19 continues to prevent breadwinners earning a living and disrupt supply chains, pushing up food prices,’’ said WFP Country Representative, Jennifer Bitonde.
By JOHN SAKALA Zambian’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Lt. Gen. Paul Mihova (Rtd) has appealed to Zambians in the diaspora to raise awareness back home in Zambia on the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic to help dispel the notion that the pandemic is a hoax. Addressing Zambians during a Zoom virtual meeting that…
Dipak Patel can still recall the dizzying grandeur of his 2003 visit to Beijing’s cavernous Great Hall of the People: the rows of stern guards all the same height, the state dinner that included stewed shark fin and bird’s nest soup, and the People’s Liberation Army band
Runaway Egypt Premier League leaders Al Ahly relied on full-backs for goals as they beat ENPPI 2-0 at the weekend after being sidelined for 150 days by the coronavirus. Mohamed Hany and Tunisian Ali Maaloul scored during the second half for the most successful club in Confederation of African Football (CAF) competitions with 19 titles. Ahly have dropped only two points in 18 matches and hold an 18-point advantage over fierce rivals Zamalek, who edged Al Masry 1-0 in the opening match after the suspension was lifted.
The most popular sport in the republic will restart after a five-month suspension with the Nedbank (FA) Cup semi-finals behind closed doors at Orlando Stadium in Soweto. Minnows Baroka and Bloemfontein Celtic meet in the first match, followed by a high-profile clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits.
As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it is next month or next year. At The Points Guy, we’re not recommending travel right …
New foreign assistance funding commitments continue to bolster the unparalleled global leadership of the United States in response to COVID-19. The U.S. Government (USG) has allocated $20.5 billion to benefit the international response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign assistance. We continue to ensure that the substantial U.S. ...
In the last 24hrs, Zambia recorded 71 new cases (out of 209 tests), 1 facility death and an additional 465 recoveries. This brings the cumulative totals to 4,552 cases, with 140 deaths (39 classified as due to COVID-19) & 2,815 recoveries. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Zambia.
197 new confirmed cases; 0 deaths; 49 recoveries New cases reported from: 146 Lusaka, 40 Chikankata, 6 Itezhi-tezhi, 4 Livingstone, 1 Choma Recoveries reported from: 49 Lusaka Tests in the last 24 hours: 844 (72,820 cumulative) ... - Social News XYZ
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Nkana were crowned Zambian champions Thursday for the first time since 2013 despite not kicking a ball in the final round of a reduced Super League season. The club from central city Kitwe received a walkover when relegated Nakambala Leopards failed to turn up and the three points lifted Nkana to 50. NAPSA Stars were the only club who could overtake that total, but they fell 1-0 away to Forest Rangers with Lameck Silwaba scoring the only goal on 71 minutes.
Jack Kalala writes : ECL is responsible for the spread of COVID-19 in Zambia & the consequent deaths of many of our people because of his unreasonable & senseless craving to remain in power at any cost. He doesn’t observe the rules put in place to control the spread of COVID-19. Share this post Related […]
More than 50 players and staff members at soccer clubs in Zambia's top flight have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak that the national association says was caused by teams failing to properly implement measures to stop its spread, leading to the season being cut short just two weeks after it had restarted.
The World Health Organization on Thursday warned Africa against easing coronavirus restrictions as the number of infections on the continent has doubled in the past month. WHO Regional Director for Africa Matshidiso Moeti said at a virtual news conference, “We are concerned that ...
153 new confirmed cases; 0 deaths; 397 recoveries New cases reported from: 147 Lusaka, 6 Mazabuka Recoveries reported from: 397 Lusaka Tests in the last 24 hours: 446 (76,518 cumulative) Cumulative cases: 4481 Total recoveries: 2350... - Social News XYZ
197 new confirmed cases; 0 deaths; 49 recoveries New cases reported from: 146 Lusaka, 40 Chikankata, 6 Itezhi-tezhi, 4 Livingstone, 1 Choma Recoveries reported from: 49 Lusaka Tests in the last 24 hours: 844 (72,820 cumulative) Cumulative cases: 3583 Total recoveries: 1677 COVID-19 deaths: 31 COVID-19 associated deaths: 97 Total: 128 Active cases: 1778 Distributed by APO […]