02 Mar 2017 Tag: Zambia Staff Writer
SALC calls for #equalhealthforall...

1 March is internationally known as Zero Discrimination Day. Discrimination undermines human dignity and is a violation of human rights. As stated by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), the effects of discrimination aren’t isolated to the suffering…

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30 Jan 2017 Tag: Zambia Staff Writer
Mental Disorders act of Zambia must be declared null and void...

Many African countries are currently being governed using laws which were passed during the pre-independence period. Essentially, this means that countries are running using colonial rules and laws. Specifically, many countries have got mental health laws that are archaic. Zambia…

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15 May 2013 Tag: Zambia Anneke Meerkotter
ZAMBIA: ACTIVIST DEFENDS RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION...

This morning Paul Kasonkomona appeared before the Honourable Lemeck Ngambi at Lusaka Magistrates’ Court. In April 2013, Kasonkomona was charged with the idle and disorderly offence of soliciting in a public place for immoral purposes. Kasonkomona was arrested after he appeared on…

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26 May 2010 Tag: Zambia Staff Writer
Decision expected in Zambian Air Force case tomorrow...

The High Court in Livingstone, Zambia, tomorrow is expected to hand down a decision in a case involving the alleged testing and dismissal of two HIV positive employees. We will update the blog tomorrow regarding the decision and post the judgment as…

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22 Apr 2010 Tag: Zambia Staff Writer
Decision in Zambian Air Force case expected...

The Judge in the Zambian Air Force case will be delivering her judgment in the High Court in Livingstone on 27 May. As you will remember, this is a case of two former Zambian Air Force employees who were allegedly tested for…

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