Top news items in major Zambia media outlets

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, October 3, 2019
Adjust font size:

LUSAKA, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Thursday.

-- Zambia's parliament has unanimously endorsed a private member's motion urging the government to provide adequate sanitation and sanitary towels to all girls in public schools.

Sebastian Kopulande, a ruling party lawmaker who moved the motion, said it was imperative that sanitary pads are distributed for free in public schools as it was one of the reasons cited for high school dropouts among girls, especially in rural areas. (Times of Zambia)

-- Zambia has started preparation for a third drug resistant survey for Tuberculosis (TB) in the country.

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of technical services Kennedy Malama said the country was faced with the emerging threats of drug resistant TB. (Daily Nation)

-- Zambia's biggest trade union says the 2020 national budget has missed prioritizing critical areas of the economy and is not well aligned with prevailing economic conditions.

Cosmas Mukuka, secretary general of the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), said the budget which was unveiled last Friday would continue to underperform because it focuses on dismantling the debt. (The Mast) Enditem

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from