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Zambia suspends collection of blood for HIV survey assessment after resistance from citizens

Zambia suspends collection of blood for HIV survey assessment after resistance from citizens

The Zambian government on Friday suspended an exercise to collect blood samples from citizens for an HIV assessment project after it received resistance from citizens. The Ministry of Health sent out its staff around some residential areas for a pilot phase assessment of the Zambia population-based HIV Impact Assessment Survey. But the health staff faced […]

Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredrojevic takes over as Zambia coach

Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredrojevic takes over as Zambia coach

Former Uganda boss Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has been appointed as coach of Zambia on a two-year-deal. Zambia have been looking for a full-time coach since Sven Vandenbroeck’s contract was not renewed in March after Chipolopolo failed to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Serbian Micho has been without a job since he left […]

Africa Cup of Nations: five talking points

Africa Cup of Nations: five talking points

Africa Cup of Nations Defending champions Algeria were among six of the 48 contenders for places at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations who completed the first two qualifying rounds with perfect records this week. For another 10 teams, including shock 2012 champions Zambia, it was a miserable time as they lost both matches to […]

Olympic Eagles revive Tokyo dreams with victory against Zambia

Olympic Eagles revive Tokyo dreams with victory against Zambia

Nigeria revived their chances of securing a place in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations with a 3-1 victory against Zambia on Tuesday evening. Patson Daka’s effort was cancelled out by Orji Okwonkwo before second-half efforts from Kelechi Nwakali and Taiwo Awoniyi ensured the Olympic Eagles claimed maximum points at Al-Salam […]

Zambia’s police ban miniskirt uniform for policewomen

Zambia’s police ban miniskirt uniform for policewomen

Zambia’s Police assistant director for legal and professional standards, Charity Chanda announced the country’s policewomen are to henceforth restrict from wearing miniskirts to maintain professional standards. Mrs Chanda noted there’s a prescribed length for women’s attire. She stated this in an event where the country’s Police Service Commission chairperson Peter Chingaipe addressed officers in the […]