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Conversations in AIDS

By Theresa Lungu A couple of years ago, while studying at Boston College in Massachusetts, I was asked to be a guest speaker in an undergraduate class; AIDS in Africa.

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CEEC dishes out over K146bn

By Gideon Thole and Majie Sayila THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has disbursed more than K146 billion to 636 projects since 2008 when the fund was launched for the purpose of empowering local business people and other disadvantaged groups. … read more »

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Mobile hospitals receive more praise

TREATMENT, Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC) has praised the Government for introducing mobile hospitals in Zambia which will help add value to the fight against HIV/AIDS. TALC executive director, Felix Mwanza said yesterday the mobile hospitals were a good move … read more »

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Zambian Overzealous Pentecostal Pastors warned

By Zumani Katasefa ZAMBIAN HIV/AIDS activist Steven Phiri has urged church leaders not to mislead HIV/AIDS patients on how to use Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). In an interview with UKZAMBIANS yesterday Mr Phiri observed that people (Zambians) who were on ARVs were … read more »

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Zambian Govt boosts HIV treatment

By Times Reporter THE Government has since 2008 placed an additional 300,000 people, among them 23,000 children on anti-retroviral treatment in its continued effort to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS pandemic. In his message on the eve of the World … read more »

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Zambia misappropriated $13m from Global Fund – report

By Joseph Mwenda ZAMBIA has been named as having misappropriated US$13 million, the largest amount among three other countries having misapplied and embezzled resources under the Global Fund. And Sweden has withheld its US $85 million annual pledge to the … read more »

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Sleeping with Mswati’s wives

Malama Katulwende The Guardian News and Media 2 recently broke news of one Justice Minister, Ndumiso Mamba of Swaziland caught having sex with one of the 14 wives of King Mswati III, 23 year old Inkhosikati LaDube. If convicted, as … read more »

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Zambian Tumbwe to be deported after prison

A Zambian Dallas church elder on trial for having unprotected sex with women and not telling them he had AIDS has pleaded guilty. Under an agreement with prosecutors, Nathaniel Tumbwe, 47 changed his plea to guilty and was sentenced to … read more »

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Parents’ Fears Slowing Uptake of Paediatric AIDS Treatment

Nerbert Mulenga Diana Banda* is quickly running out of excuses to give her six-year-old son about why he has to take a schedule of drugs every day. Her son David* is HIV-positive and has been on anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for … read more »

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