Top news items in major Zambia media outlets

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LUSAKA, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Thursday.

-- Zambia's governing party has invested 46 million U.S. dollars in the procurement of different livestocks to be distributed to 28,000 people across the country.

Kelvin Sampa, Patriotic Front national youth chairman, who launched the initiative, said it was mainly targeting at empowering youths in the country. (Times of Zambia)

-- Lack of effective implementation of austerity measures is negatively affecting the economy as evidenced by the continued pressure on economic fundamentals, Zambia's central bank has said.

Bank of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya said implementing austerity measures requires concerted efforts of all stakeholders. (Zambia Daily Mail)

-- Authorities in Zambia intend to come up with stringent measures and a register to ensure only competent and skilled health personnel are allowed to practice in the country.

Bwembya Bwalya, Health Professions Council of Zambia chief executive officer said stringent guidelines for registration of health practitioners were need because the health sector was a sensitive area responsible for the well-being of people. (Daily Nation)

-- Zambia will be one of the beneficiaries of huge financial dividend from the Trade and Development Bank during the 35th annual general meeting.

Admassu Tadesse, the bank's president, said Zambia was one of the top five beneficiaries of the bank's support in various sectors of the economy. (The Mast) Enditem

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