Category: Education

Nigerian Professional Football League Launches New Lottery with Highest Jackpot in Africa

Nigerian Professional Football League Launches New Lottery with Highest Jackpot in Africa

By AfroMillionsLotto Nigerian Professional Football League Launches New Lottery with Highest Jackpot in Africa The lotto, due to be live later this month, has jackpots larger than every lottery in Nigeria combined, and the biggest available anywhere in Africa LONDON, United Kingdom, August 8, 2017/ — AfroMillionsLotto (www.AfroMillionsLotto.com), a brand new lotto with a minimum jackpot close to a billion naira is to be launched in support of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs by the League Management Company (LMC) in partnership with British-based Ofertas365.   The lotto, due to be live later this month, has jackpots larger than every...

iflix Secures Additional $133 Million Funding, Led by Hearst

iflix Secures Additional $133 Million Funding, Led by Hearst

By Kathryn Mechie Regional PR & Communications Manager Kathryn@iflix.com     and Peggy Lee iflix, Global Director – PR & Communications +60 12 217 8345 Peggy@iflix.com PRESS RELEASE iflix Secures Additional $133 Million Funding, Led by Hearst Follows successful global rollout of its service in emerging markets CAPE TOWN, South Africa, August 8, 2017/ — iflix (www.iflix.com), the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, today announced it has completed a $133 million funding round as it continues to deliver on its vision of bringing the world’s best entertainment to its audiences.   The funding round, which attracted significant...

Marriott International and Alibaba Group Announce Innovative Joint Venture to Redefine Travel Experience

Marriott International and Alibaba Group Announce Innovative Joint Venture to Redefine Travel Experience

By  Barbara DeLollis Barbara.DeLollis@Marriott.com   ….and Alethea Lam Alethea.Lam@Marriott.com PRESS RELEASE Alibaba Group and Marriott International Announce Innovative Joint Venture to Redefine Travel Experience The joint venture will leverage Marriott International’s global portfolio of brands and unparalleled hospitality expertise to revolutionize the travel experience SHANGHAI, The People’s Republic of China, August 7, 2017/ — Joint Venture to Create Seamless, Insight-based Travel Services, With Alibaba Serving as Gateway to More than Half a Billion Chinese Consumers Chinese Outbound Travel Set to Boom with 700 Million Trips Estimated for the Next Five Years as Consumers Seek New, Elevated Travel Experiences Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....

Launch of the second edition of the SADC Success Stories

Launch of the second edition of the SADC Success Stories

Launch of the second edition of the SADC Success Stories on 14/August 2017. Watch the promotional videos on this link from our You tube: https://youtu.be/IDqYV5MdzsI Barbara Lopi | Senior Officer Public Relations | Southern African Development Community (SADC)| Gaborone, BOTSWANA Private Bag 0095, Room DGP31| Direct +267  3641790 | +267 395 18 63 (Ext 1790)| Towards a common future Website:www.sadc.int Twitter: @sadc_news From: Barbara Lopi Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:42 PM To: ‘Mtshali, PN Ms : Dir : Strategic Communication, DIRCO’ <MtshaliP@dirco.gov.za> Subject: Media Advisory- Launch of the second edition of the SADC Success Stories Importance: High Media Advisory Launch of the second edition of the SADC Success Stories The Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) H....

11-year-old Lukwesa interviews ChildFund Zambia’s Doras Chirwa

11-year-old Lukwesa interviews ChildFund Zambia’s Doras Chirwa

By ChildFund Zambia https://www.facebook.com/ChildFundInternational/ This past Sunday, ChildFund Zambia Acting National Director Doras Chirwa was interviewed by 11-year-old Lukwesa in honor of the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting. “Our various programs are designed to ensure that we make a definable difference in the lives of the children who are the future leaders of our nation,” Chirwa said during the interview. ChildFund International March 6, 2014

President Lungu greets Muslims, calls for Inter-Religious Dialogue

President Lungu greets Muslims, calls for Inter-Religious Dialogue

By AMOS CHANDA  LUSAKA, (Monday, 26th June, 2017)­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­—— On the occasion of the holy festival of Eid, the culmination of the Holy Month of Ramadan, His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, has congratulated the Muslim community in Zambia and urged them to do more to promote national unity and inter-religious dialogue between and among different faiths. “As the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr ends in the evening of today, Monday, 26th June 2017, I extend our warmest wishes to the Muslim community in Zambia and around the world. This important time when Muslims mark the end of...

Families must accommodate citizens with Intellectual disabilities, Mbeba  

Families must accommodate citizens with Intellectual disabilities, Mbeba  

By Ashton Kelly Bunda FAMILIES and communities should be the ones to take the first to step, embark on this progressive and promising journey to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal participation of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for People with ‘Psychosocial and Intellectual Disabilities (PID). Families must go with them to Church and sports activities,” advised Sani Foundation Teacher and Job Coach Lesa Mbeba. Mbeba explained that families and communities must supplement Government provision of care and support to persons with disabilities by imparting a sense of identity, responsibility and independence as disability is not inability....

Dr. Ashton Mwansa Mbita, Zambian Pace Setter of Human Rights Advocate

Dr. Ashton Mwansa Mbita, Zambian Pace Setter of Human Rights Advocate

Profile Dr Ashton Mwansa Mbita, Zambian Pace Setter of Human Rights Advocate By Ashton Kelly Bunda He is Dr. Ashton Mwansa Mbita, Mulongoti Bunda his contemporaries call him a simple honorable institution in his own right for the academic achievements garnered and his sacrifice and humble contribution he has made to the human race and mother Zambia. He was born in the winter month on June 22, 1932 in a family of three. Education: The walking institution started his journey advocating for human rights in Zambia in the year 1945 at Chipempe Mission School in Kawambwa District of Luapula Province,...

THE VEEP, THE SCOT AND THE LAW

THE VEEP, THE SCOT AND THE LAW

By Emmanuel Mwamba   Just in a period of six years, Zambia has lost a second president in office.   As it was in 2008, the political terrain has dramatically shifted and power centers are being re-aligned.   The political landscape has become one big shifting sand dune.   Alignment of political foes and friends, relationship of conveniences and speculation are underway.   Night meetings, office meetings, car park meetings, hotel meetings, meetings and meetings will be the order of the day as people position, size and pick their opportunity that this tragedy and adversity has brought.   For many...

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