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World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros visits Kenya

World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros visits Kenya

AFRICA
LUSAKA, Zambia: WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made his first official visit to Kenya this week to meet with a range of persons in Kenya on health and policy issues and the environment. He held a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta, signed an agreement on health and environment between UN Environment and WHO and had discussions with senior government officials in health and foreign affairs. He also met global, regional and country UN heads of agencies based in Nairobi, WHO staff in Kenya and visited a county hospital in Kiambu, outside Nairobi. His meeting with the President focused on implementing Universal Health Coverage and the President’s four priority areas of government delivery (Big Four) which include affordable healthcare, food sec
U.S. firm seeks to set up Energy Renewable manufacturing plant in Zambia

U.S. firm seeks to set up Energy Renewable manufacturing plant in Zambia

AMERICA
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America: A U.S. San Francisco, California based company, RD Global, working with a Japanese company, Mera Group Corporation, plans to set up a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia in an effort to mitigate the energy deficit in the region. Mera Group Corporation, Business Development Advisor Rune Gunnar Dige says Zambia has been chosen as a preferred choice of investment in the energy sector because of its geographical position among countries in the Southern African region. Mr. Dige who is also RD Global Managing Director says Mera Group Corporation as part of its international business will seek to establish a distribution base of energy renewable products in the country and export them from Zambia to other
Council of Churches expresses concern over lack of peace in Zambia

Council of Churches expresses concern over lack of peace in Zambia

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL
LUSAKA, Zambia: In a “Statement of National Dialogue” issued 8 January, the Council of Churches in Zambia, Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia, and Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops stated there can be no peace without justice in Zambia. “True dialogue means a change of heart, attitude and behavior,” the statement reads. “It is a project, an ongoing process and effort.” These leaders of political parties must restrain themselves and their members from making inflammatory or irresponsible statements Lack of peace hurts everyone, especially the weak, elderly, the poor, women and children, the statement continues. “It hurts us Christians because we are essentially brothers and sisters of Jesus Christ who identifies himself with the same poor and the suffering,” the