Monthly Archive: February 2018

U. S.–India Partnership to Support Zambia Peacekeeping Efforts

U. S.–India Partnership to Support Zambia Peacekeeping Efforts

By Derrick Sinjela The Governments of the United States and India collaborated on military medical training to build the capacity of Zambian military personnel who are preparing to deploy on peacekeeping operations. The collaboration between the United States and India marks an important step in the growing peacekeeping relationship between the two countries and in providing critical training to the Zambian defense forces. The United States is proud to support Zambia as it plays a significant role in UN peacekeeping operations today, with more than 1,100 Zambian Defense Force troops and police deployed to six different peacekeeping missions. “Under the...

Support domestic tourism, prods Livingstone Acting District Commissioner Harriet Kawina

Support domestic tourism, prods Livingstone Acting District Commissioner Harriet Kawina

By Jonathan Kabwe in Livingstone, Southern Province LIVINGSTONE Acting District Commissioner Harriet Kawina has called up on all Zambians to have interest of going to that city and watch the natural wonders that are found there. She said watching of natural wonders should not be left to the people coming from other countries alone, but Zambians too should embrace it. Speaking in Livingstone recently Ms Kawina said it is very affordable to be a tourist in Livingstone than people outside that district always perceive. ‘’I wish to called upon all Zambians to have much interest in coming to our city...

MultiChoice Zambia launches Win A Trip Competition

MultiChoice Zambia launches Win A Trip Competition

By Derrick Sinjela MultiChoice Zambia Limited has launched a one million kwacha Win a Trip competition through which 25 lucky subscribers will be flown to view the mighty Victoria Falls in Livingstone by Proflight. According to details availed to Pan African Radio, the Win A Trip Competition is a collaboration involving MultiChoice, Proflight and Zambia Tourism agency (ZTA). In a speech read by MultiChoice Public Relations Manager Mwiika Malindima, MultiChoice Managing Director Ngosa Kasunga-Matakala explained that five families’ members representing the 25 subscribers will sample Zambia’s rich heritage. “I am here to launch the MultiChoice Zambian edition of the ‘Win...

Zambia must Expedite ‘Alcohol Policy’SAAPA, prods Philip Chaponda

Zambia must Expedite ‘Alcohol Policy’SAAPA, prods Philip Chaponda

By Patrick Soko THE Government has been reminded to expedite the formulation of the ‘Alcohol Policy’ in a bid to regulate its sale, consumption and ultimately reduce on its negative impact on health including other social and economic factors, by Southern Africa Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) Regional President Philip Chaponda. During his 2017 address to Parliament President Edgar Chagwa Lungu expressed worry over the indiscriminate sale of alcoholic beverages in bus stations, markets and other public places, which Zambia’s Sixth Republican Head of State attributed to increased number of accidents, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and diseases. A disheartened Mr. Chaponda...

R4M Extarordinary Beyond  K250, 000 winner Mukena Kazanga  

R4M Extarordinary Beyond K250, 000 winner Mukena Kazanga  

      By Master Chimbala About R4M Season 6 Prostitutes have rocked the Zambian TV with confessions and new goals for their life, including prospects for love, marriage and family. The 6th Season of Ready for Marriage ExtraOrdinary beyond reality TV show draws its inspiration from the third season of the show. In this 2017 show there are 12 ladies who have declared that they have been Sex Workers and now seek to change by stopping prostitution. The contestants confess that what drew them into prostitution is desperation and constant lacking. The show launched on Friday the 6th of...

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TopStar Hands Over House & Car Grand Prize

TopStar Hands Over House & Car Grand Prize

  By Derrick Sinjela A TopStar female subscriber Precious Lubinda Wamundila from Lusaka’s Makeni is now an instant ‘Land-Lady’ winning a two-bed roomed grand prized house in the K750,000 worth TopStar House Money Car 2017 Christmas promotion, with Emmanuel Muzeya Dilema from Solwezi, North—Western Province who walked away with the Nissan NP300 van. TopStar has given out a two-bedroomed house and a brand-new Nissan NP300 Hardbody in the final presentation of prizes in the just-ended TopStar House Money Car promotion to two lucky subscribers at a colourful ceremony in Lusaka. Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Mulenga Kampamba, who officiated at...

Empower vendors, PNU’s Highvie Hamududu advises President Lungu

Empower vendors, PNU’s Highvie Hamududu advises President Lungu

Personal viewpoint by Highvie Hamududu-President Party of National Unity (PNU) in Lusaka THE current crisis in Lusaka is a build-up of the failed economic policies devoid of people centeredness over the last two decades. Economic policies need a complete overhaul beginning with the 2018 budget, which disappointingly remains business as usual. All arms of government; Executive, Legislature and Judiciary must be repositioned to serve the greater interest of the majority. The post 1990 neoliberal economic policies blindly adopted have failed Africa, and threw the majority into squalor as evidenced by the growing informal sector that is unregulated, unsecured, unconnected to...

Why Banks must support the Mining Sector, prods Leina Gabaraane

Why Banks must support the Mining Sector, prods Leina Gabaraane

By Leina Gabaraane THE most important gathering in the mining industry’s calendar took place last week as experts, executives and policy makers converge on Cape Town for the 2018 Investing in African Mining Indaba. Our own Minister of Mines and Minerals Development, Hon. Christopher Yaluma, was among those speaking at the event, participating in three debates: How can we close the trust deficit between government, industry and communities? Mineral Resources Policy and Investment Opportunities in African Countries; and Enhancing transparency and good governance in the Extractives Sector. His extensive involvement is a measure of how important the mining is to...

Teachers’ Qualifications worry ZANEC’s Grace M. Sinkamba

Teachers’ Qualifications worry ZANEC’s Grace M. Sinkamba

10th September, 2017 PRESSS STATEMENT (For Immediate Release) THE Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) is shocked by the revelations that over 500 teachers across the country have alleged forged academic qualifications. As a key stakeholder comprising 68 different educational sector oriented Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Zambia, the ZANEC is calling for an urgent and extensive investigation in the matter to ascertain the exact magnitude of the problem. The provision of quality education is one of the cornerstones of the education sector and having teachers possessing credentials that lacked credibility should not be tolerated. ZANEC also emphasizes the need for having constant and tight...

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