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President Lungu commiserates with Kenya

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PRESIDENT Edgar Chagwa Lungu, has expressed sympathy for the people of Kenya on the death of their former President Daniel arap Moi.

“While we mourn with our brothers and sisters in Kenya during this difficult time,  we also celebrate  the extraordinary life of His Excellency Mr Moi, our father  and an outstanding leader and statesman of the African continent,” the President  says in his message of condolences  to his counterpart  His Excellency Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of Kenya.

The President says Mr Moi will be remembered  for his dedication to service and his passion and commitment  to the cause of education.

And the President has expressed sadness on the death of 14 pupils in a stampede in Kakamega school in Kenya.

The President wished 39 injured children quick recovery.

“We mourn with the bereaved families and the Kenyan people. The deaths of these little children is heart-rending,” the President said.

This is according to press statement issued by Mr. Isaac Chipampe, Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations.

 

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Ferdinand Simaanya discharged from hospital where he was admitted for COVID-19

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ZAMBIA Association in South Africa (ZASA) president Ferdinand Simaanya has been discharged from the hospital where he was admitted for COVID-19.

Special Assistant to the ZASA president for Press and Communication Alwyn Matongo in a statement said Simaanya was admitted at the Waterfall Netcare private hospital last thursday due to COVID 19 complications.

“He is home where he will continue to recuperate,” Matongo said.

And Matongo has thanked the Doctors, front line medical personnel, and nurses who attended to him.

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General Kingsley Chinkuli collapses, admitted to hospital 

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FIRST Quantum Minerals Country Manager, Gen. Kingsley Chinkuli, this evening collapsed while addressing a meeting on the Copperbelt.

He suffered what is suspected to be a stroke or heart attack.

A source has told Mwebantu Gen. Kingsley Chinkuli collapsed and suffered a stroke while on the Copperbelt. He was immediately evacuated to Lusaka and has now regained consciousness and out of the ICU. He is now able to talk.

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Zambia Security Intelligence Services (ZSIS) Director General dies

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THE Zambia Security Intelligence Services (ZSIS) Director General Mr. Samuel Nkhoma has died.

Mr. Nkhoma died at Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital on Friday morning.

(Details later.)

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

09 Aug 2020, 2:43 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

7,903 Total Cases
203 Deaths
6,431 Recovered

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