Category: Education

7th Anniversary of the HWPL Peace Day

Invitation Card-opt Greetings to all Messengers of Peace! We would like to cordially invite you to the upcoming 7th Anniversary of the January 24 HWPL Peace Day and Spreading Peace through Education with the theme of “The Role of Peace Education in Building a Peaceful World”. HWPL will host its first online celebration of the January 24 HWPL Day of Peace in conjunction with the International Day of Education, which plays a vital role in spreading the culture of peace. This peace conference will place a strong emphasis on realizing the importance of cultivating and enlightening future generations to the...

Lusaka Mayor Miles Bwalya Sampa prods corporate world to help fight COVID 19 … Government alone cannot defeat covid 19-Jonathan Kays

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela HIS WORSHIP the Mayor of the greater City of Lusaka Miles Bwalya Sampa says business leaders in the corporate world have spent most of the times making eloquent speeches in their fight against COVID 19  as they address people during meetings ,but less action. Mayor Sampa, used a platform as Guest of Honor during the COVID 19 disinfection exercise at Kulima Tower Bus station in Lusaka led by Wash Laundry and Dry Cleaners Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jonathan Kays said there has been a lot of lip service from the corporate world leaders...

PRESS STATEMENT Lusaka, Friday 8th January, 2021 unscrupulous people repackaged over five (05) tonnes of agriculture inputs under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP)

PRESS STATEMENT Lusaka, Friday 8th January, 2021. The Drug Enforcement Commission has unearthed a scam in which some unscrupulous people repackaged over five (05) tonnes of agriculture inputs under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) into other bags with intentions to smuggle to neighbouring countries. The Commission which is part of the Task Force to control goods, import and export of agriculture inputs as stipulated in Statutory Instrument (SI) 64 of 2019, conducted an operation in Senama and Kasasa Compound of Mansa District on 6th January, 2021 where 10 x 50kg bags of Compound D Fertiliser weighing 500kg, 79 x 60Kg bags...

Chad: The African Development Bank grants $11.26 million for women and girls’ education

  The Project aims to help improve access to quality secondary education in a safe and healthy school environment for 5,000 girls ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, January 8, 2021/ — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a grant of $11.26 million to the Government of Chad to finance the Girls’ Education and Women’s Literacy Project– the first Bank grant exclusively targeting women and girls. The project will be financed from the Bank’s Transition Support Facility and will be implemented over a five-year period by the Chadian Ministry of National Education and Civic Promotion, in coordination...

Anti- Corruption Commission in Chirundu arrests Chirundu Council Revenue Collector 44-year-old Clever Habukali, 44 for corrupt practices

    Telephone: 237914/16 P.O. Box 50486 Fax: 237828                                                                                          LUSAKA Your Ref.:                                                                                                 Our Ref.:     ACC/5/8/2 Wednesday 6th January 2021   Number of Pages: 2 To:  ALL NEWS EDITORS PRESS RELEASE CHIRUNDU TOWN COUNCIL REVENUE COLLECTOR CONVICTED FOR CORRUPTION The Siavonga Subordinate Court has convicted a Chirundu Town Council Revenue Collector for corrupt practices....

Academia joins political fray through Political Science Association of Zambia (PSAZ)

By Francis Mwiinga Maingaila and Derrick Sinjela WITH exactly 218 days before the Thursday 12th August 2012, Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Elections, academia is increasing its voice through formation of a platform called Political Science Association of Zambia (PSAZ). The Political Science Association of Zambia composed of academician, fellows and professional bodies specialized in research and science, was officially unveiled on Wednesday 6th January 2021 at Cresta Golfview Hotel in Lusaka. PSAZ president Biggie Joe Dambwa (BJD) told journalists during the official launch that their aim is to champion political science literacy on politics and public affairs in Zambia....

Drug Enforcement Commission in Lusaka arrested 7 people; 3 University of Zambia third year students for trafficking 30 grams of cannabis       

PRESS STATEMENT Lusaka, Wednesday 6th January, 2021.  By  Theresa Katongo Public Relations Officer DRUG ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION The Drug Enforcement Commission in Lusaka has arrested Seven (7) people who include three (3) University of Zambia (UNZA) third year students for trafficking in over 30 grams of cannabis contrary to Cap 96 of the Laws of Zambia. The three (3) UNZA students identified as Amadu Bah Mwansa, 22, Siddy Gadjo Mwansa, 22, and Kitonzui Mesala, 24, were found with 12.5 grams of special cannabis and one (1) suspected sachet of heroin. Others arrested include Neyma Camara, 19, Robinson Chibwe, aged 28, Cloud Kabwe, a...

PRESS BRIEFING –STATEMENT BY NATIONAL BIOSAFETY AUTHORITY (NBA) COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER SANDRA LOMBE

PRESS BRIEFING DECEMBER 30, 2020 VENUE: ASMARA HOTEL TIME: 08:00 HOURS PRESS BRIEFING –STATEMENT BY NBA COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER SANDRA LOMBE GOOD MORNING, I WELCOME YOU ALL TO THIS BRIEFING. THANK YOU THAT YOU FOUND TIME FROM YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE TO COME. THE NATIONAL BIOSAFETY AUTHORITY (NBA) HAS ENJOYED A CORDIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE MEDIA FRATERNITY. WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THE YEAR 2020 HAS HAD ITS OWN CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES AND THE AUTHORITY HAS HAD A SHARE OF ITS FATE WHILE EXECUTING ITS DUTIES. CHALLENGES THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC AFFECTED US JUST LIKE ANYONE ELSE. THE PANDEMIC...

A Must Read Post ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆ *Wisdom Corner* *How Harassment Draw Sympathy from Public as I met HH in Shoprite today.* By: Dr. Edgar Ng’oma~ Philosopher. Friday 25th December, 2020

A MUST READ POST ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆ *WISDOM CORNER* *HOW HARASSMENT DRAW SYMPATHY FROM PUBLIC AS I MET HH IN SHOPRITE TODAY.* By: Dr. Edgar Ng’oma~ Philosopher. 25th December, 2020 Today around 11:30h on this Christmas day, I went to Lewanika shopping mall in woodlands where Woodlands stadium city of Lusaka football club is situated, I found myself in Shoprite to buy bread, who do I see near me on the opposite counter as I was tendering my bread to the tiller? It was UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema also tendering his grocery waiting for his turn to pay. Then , as respect...

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