Top news items in Zambia's major media outlets

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LUSAKA, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Saturday.

-- President Edgar Lungu has said Zambia will continue consolidating and improving its democracy and respect for human rights.

President Lungu said improving and respecting human rights are in tandem with the country's efforts to enhance economic development. He said this when he addressed the nation on both radio and TV last evening to mark Africa Freedom Day. (Zambia Daily Mail)

-- Green Party leader Peter Sinkamba says his party finds government position on liquidation of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) not only stunning and contradictory but also ill-disposed.

Sinkamba has since advised government to rethink and abandon the strategy before it is too late as it will hurt the economy even more. (The Mast)

-- Zambia has made significant strides towards the attainment of the universal health coverage, Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya told the World Health Organsiation (WHO) assembly in Geneva, Switzerland yesterday.

Chilufya said a number of reasons had facilitated the for Zambia to be where it is in its agenda to attain universal health coverage paramount among which was the great political will exhibited by President Edgar Lungu. (Daily Nation) Enditem

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