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SDG Media Zone during the ECOSOC Youth Forum, Day 1 wrap-up

SDG Media Zone during the ECOSOC Youth Forum, Day 1 wrap-up

View Larger Image The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, held on 30-31 January 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York, offers a unique opportunity for youth to voice their opinions, share ideas, and think together about what they can do to achieve sustainable development.  The SDG Media Zone engages influencers, innovators and youth leaders in lively discussions on the sidelines of the Youth Forum. Watch the exciting panels from Day 1 below and check out more content from previous Media Zones on un.org/sdgmediazone. Panel: Why the ECOSOC Youth Forum matters Youth should be seen and heard Everyone talks about the...

78-year-old Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

78-year-old Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

Image captionMasekela was given his first trumpet at the age of 14 Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and “the father of South African jazz”, has died aged 78. In a statement, his family said he had “passed peacefully” in Johannesburg “after a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer”. Masekela gained global recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as Soweto Blues. The 1977 song became synonymous with the anti-apartheid movement. In a statement, South African President Jacob Zuma said Masekela’s death was “an immeasurable loss to the music...

VODAFONE Zambia introduces new pricing structure all with free & unlimited WhatsApp

VODAFONE Zambia introduces new pricing structure all with free & unlimited WhatsApp

-4G operator unveils first-of-its-kind data bundles aimed at increasing customer experience and providing customers the freedom to do more online. By Derrick Sinjela Rainbow Newsper Zambia Lusaka-VODAFONE Zambia unveiled the introduction of new, promotional and innovative 4G data plans for its customers, under the campaign name “Elevate Your 4G”. Introducing the Free & Unlimited WhatsApp at the Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel in Lusaka, on Monday 22nd January 2018, Vodafone Zambia Marketing Director, Michael Horup said the operator is launching a new range of promotional bundles to satisfy the customer’s ever changing digital, social media and internet needs. “At Vodafone, we...

Masuzyo Ndhlovu pegs ZNBC’s Chileshe Kanyanga’s brilliance

Masuzyo Ndhlovu pegs ZNBC’s Chileshe Kanyanga’s brilliance

By Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) Corporate and Creative Affairs Manager Masuzyo Ndhlovu has hailed hilarious broadcaster, the late Chileshe Kanyanja. Mr. Ndhlovu told mourners, who included Public Service Commission Chairperson Dickson Chasaya, Patriotic Front (PF) Deputy Secretary General (DSG), Ms. Mumbi Phiri, PF Deputy Spokesperson, Father Frank Bwalya and Zambia Union of Broadcasting (ZUBID), President, Chomba Yumbe, that late 37-year-old Chileshe Kanyanja’s exploits as a Bemba Section ZNBC Radio 1 Kitwe, ‘Ilyashi Yapano Sonde’ producer, who died at Lusaka’s University Teaching Hospital (UTH), on Sunday, 24th December 2017 were a mark of brilliance. During burial rites anchored...

Gender Data Newspaper conceived Tuesday 26th December 2017 Time 04:59 hours

Gender Data Newspaper conceived Tuesday 26th December 2017 Time 04:59 hours

Gender Data conceived Tuesday 26th December 2017 Time 04:59 hours GENDER DATA (NEWS)–appreciating and developing the gender dividend in people Gender Equality and Equity News Disaggregated Empowerment Rights   North East West South ========= Encouraging a society in which people and communities are treated respectable contributors possessing inalienable rights. Justification Coverage in mainstream and stratified private sector led electronic and print communication channels remains stereotyped despite a proliferation of media outlets and birth of news media Birth of Gender News Aggressively cultivate relationships championing information dissemination derived from North East West and South (NEWS) toward a sustainable heritage. Contact: Derrick Sinjela...

Protect African children, prods ILO’s Luca Pellerano

Protect African children, prods ILO’s Luca Pellerano

By Ashton Kelly Bunda INTERNATIONAL Labour Organization (ILO) Social Security Specialist Luca Pellerano is prodding African countries to invest in childhood education and nutrition in order to grow the social protection programme. Pellerano  laments that between 70 to 75 percent of the people in Zambia’s  rural areas and Africa as whole are living below the Poverty Datum  Line (PDL) despite introducing Community Development and Social Services Social Cash Transfer (SCT) programme, administered by the was speaking to Pan African radio crew in an exclusive interview after the launch of the 2017 National social Protection week at government complex in Lusaka....

Lloyd Mulenga Kaziya empowering Matero

…..I am not a sleeping MP, LMK fights detractors  By Jessie Zimba and Fulman Mukobeko “I AM not a sleeping parliamentarian”, protests Patriotic Front (PF) Matero Member of Parliament (MP) Lloyd Mulenga Kaziya, vowing to restore compliance among domestic and commercial tenants in Lusaka’s densely populated constituency. The Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister, Mr. Kaziya says no stone is being left unturned to increase access to clean water and sanitation. Kaziya prods citizens to desist from encroaching on land reserved for public works by Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Kaoma Chitotela, a PF Pambeshe MP in Luapula...

Charles Romel Banda launches Pamodzi Carnival 2017

Charles Romel Banda launches Pamodzi Carnival 2017

By Derrick Sinjela TOURISM and Arts Minister Charles Romel Banda delightfully launched the third edition 2017 Pamodzi Carnival at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lusaka with a reminder of the initiative being pegged as a platform on which to coalesce Zambia’s cultural dances, handicrafts and traditional food. During the launch graced by Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Chief Executive Officer Felix Chaila, Mr. Banda described the annual Pamodzi Carnival as show casing heritage from all the 10 provinces. Zambia now has 10 provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western boasting of remarkable and incomparable cultural dances, handicrafts...

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES AWARDS MEDIA FOR SUPPORT ON RESPONSIBLE DRINKING CAMPAIGN

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES AWARDS MEDIA FOR SUPPORT ON RESPONSIBLE DRINKING CAMPAIGN

….Media plays vital role in company’s drive to tackle alcohol abuse By Gillian Langmead at Langmead & Baker Ltd +260 979 060705 info@langmead.com LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambian Breweries has hailed journalists who are helping promote its responsible drinking message at an awards ceremony held this week. The event recognised reporters who have taken an interest in educating society on the dangers of alcohol abuse and who have helped spread the word about responsible drinking. The media plays a key role in educating the nation through the content it publishes. Many strides have been made on responsible drinking through the circulation of media messages...

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