WFC irked by marriage of 13 year old in Ngabwa District

WFC irked by marriage of 13 year old in Ngabwa District »

7 Aug, 2015
News

WOMEN for change (WFC) has called on traditional leaders and community members to retrieve a thirteen year old girl who was recently married off in the newly created Ngabwe district of Central Province.

ACC commends media for its fight against corruption

ACC commends media for its fight against corruption »

22 May, 2015
News

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has commended the media for playing a critical role in the fight against corruption in the country. ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono said the media plays the role of  watchdog and provides checks and balances on many public institutions’ activities hence making it an important partner in the fight against corruption. Mr. Moono said the role the media plays of keeping tabs on the three arms of government is commendable.

Alangizi teachings- are they to blame for Gender Inequality?

Alangizi teachings- are they to blame for Gender Inequality? »

10 Feb, 2014
Features

It is a day before the big day “wedding” and all the women are gathered together at a common   function known to many as “chezela”. The mood is very high, the women happily chat and laugh while others are busy cooking around the brazier, there is dancing, singing, and clapping while the bride-to-be observes and is given life lessons on marriage.  This is a common practice in our Zambian culture as the bride-to-be is prepared to be initiated into marriage.

Consumption of soil is hazardous to pregnant women – Gynecologist »

3 Dec, 2012
News

KITWE Central Hospital Consultant Gynecologist, Tashbekov Djuraber has urged expecting mothers to refrain from consuming soil in order to prevent delivery related complications. Dr. Tashbekov said in an interview that pregnant women who practice geophagy (eating of dirt) should stop because some soil types contain unhealthy material that have no nutritional benefits thereby putting the lives of both the mother and the unborn baby at risk.