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‘Education enhances talent in Children,’ prods Zoe Ngwira

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela UPCOMING Actress Zoe Ngwira says parents must support children who attend to extra activities that are constructive and beneficial to society apart from academic theories as it is would be a pathway to potential leadership in the near future. Zoe Ngwira who is popularly known as Tionangi ‘or Tio’ in short plays daughter to Shupiwe, one of the wives to polygamist, wealthy farmer, Mr.Nguzu, played by Mutale Monde, in Mpali, a Zambian soap opera film that depicts the benefits of agriculture to the economy, has hit international air waves through DSTV. Ngwira says...

Born Short Living Tall Youth Day Friday 12th March, 2021 Press Statement

  Born Short Living Tall Youth Day Friday 12th March, 2021 Press Statement By Ntalasha Chisha Executive Director BSLT Zambia, Lusaka As youths celebrate their day today slated under the theme _*“Enhancing Development through Sustainable Youth Partnerships”,*_ we would like to urge them to work together so as to contribute immensely to the growth of our nation. Our appeal to the government is that it should create a platform on which sustainable youth partnership will be reality. It is sad to note how  each year is celebrated under powerful themes that just remain on paper and not effective on the...

Construction of Akkuyu NPP Unit 3 begins

Construction of Akkuyu NPP Unit 3 begins Presidents of Russia and Turkey give start to full-scale construction of Akkuyu NPP Unit 3 during a ceremony via videoconference 10 March, 2021, Büyükeceli, Mersin Province, Turkey. A ceremony commemorating the start of Unit 3 construction was held at the site of the first Turkish nuclear power plant Akkuyu. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joined the ceremony via videoconference. Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez, Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev and Akkuyu Nuclear JSC CEO Anastasia Zoteeva were present at the Akkuyu...

Zambian Philosopher Dr. Edgar Ng’oma’s ‘Wisdom Corner’ “Each Person is Living His or Her Own Script of Life… ‘like each one’s finger prints are totally different the rest”.

A MUST READ ARTICLE ◇◇◇◇◇◇◇◇◇◇◇◇ *WISDOM CORNER* *EACH PERSON IS LIVING HIS OWN SCRIPT OF LIFE… *like each one’s finger prints are totally different the rest.* *Author: Dr. Edgar Ng’oma~ Philosopher.* A lot of people are confused and puzzled on how certain things play out in this life sometimes concerning their own life, most times they do not understand why certain things happen the way they do. I have on several times been confronted by friends, close associates of mine , and sometimes ordinary members of public in the capital city of my country Zambia in Lusaka by unsuspecting citizens...

First generation nitride fuel developed for BREST-OD-300 fast reactor

Moscow March 2, 2021 First generation nitride fuel developed for BREST-OD-300 fast reactor Bochvar institute (research facility of TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom) has developed fuel rod design based on nitride uranium-plutonium fuel (MNUP-fuel) for the BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor. This fuel rod project will be applied for commercial manufacturing of nitride fuel to be launched as part of the Pilot Demonstration Energy Complex, which is under construction in Seversk, Tomsk region (the “Proryv”, or “the Breakthrough” strategic project). At the same time, Rosatom’s Nuclear Fuel Division continues development of the second-generation fuel rods for the BREST-OD-300 with a higher...

UNIP 2021 Presidential Hopeful Bishop Trevor Mwamba pledges to unite Zambia

By Francis Maingaila – Zambia 24  United National Independence Party (UNIP) 2021 Presidential hopeful Bishop Trevor Mwamba has observed that more than ever before, Zambia today needs a leader who is not only a God fearing and a unifier but also reconciler who will bring a divided nation together. Dr. Mwamba, a servicing Bishop from the Anglican Church said in an exclusive interview that when he becomes president of the former ruling party the United National Independence Party (UNIP) will not be inventing new values to unite the people but renew the already existing values which the forefathers used to...

Ghana’s Melody Millicent Danquah ‘Larteh Akuapem’ became first female pilot on Tuesday 3rd March 1964

Ghana’s Melody Millicent Danquah ‘Larteh Akuapem’ became first female pilot on Tuesday 3rd March 1964 …in 2021, day is a Wednesday Zambia Airports Corporation https://www.facebook.com/1664397083813539/posts/2795448600708376/?app=fbl Melody Millicent Danquah Melody Millicent Danquah (6 January 1937 – 18 March 2016) was a Ghanaian pilot and the first female pilot in Africa.[1][2] Early life Melody Danquah was born in Larteh Akuapem, on 6 January 1937 to Ibinijah Rexford Addo-Danquah, who was the illustrious Court Registrar and Arbitrator of Larteh. Her mother was Selina Gyamfi. Melody was the sixth of 10 siblings. Education Danquah was educated at the Methodist Primary and Middle schools in Larteh and Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast. She...

Rosatom’s First Science Festival Week Successfully Concluded

Rosatom’s First Science Festival Week Successfully Concluded Scientific and educational events took place throughout the week in Cairo and Alexandria Cairo, Egypt – 25 February, 2021 – The global technology leader, Rosatom, successfully concluded its first Science Festival Week in Egypt. It was co-organised by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture, and took place in Cairo and Alexandria from 21-25 February 2021. Throughout the festival, Russian and Egyptian nuclear scientists and experts visited Cairo and Alexandria-based schools, where they made presentations about different peaceful applications of nuclear technology. Students were able to learn more about how nuclear technologies directly...

UPPZ is a political party born with teeth, brags Charles Chanda

    By Derrick Sinjela UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) leader Charles Chanda says his three-year-old outfit and making both the Patriotic Front (PF) and United Party for National Development ( UPND) are running for their money. Featuring on Millennium Radio 90.5FM Talk at Six anchored by Juliet Makwama, Mr. Chanda stated that his outfit is a force to reckon with. Responding to a question whether or not political parties are offering checks and balances on the PF Government, Mr. Chanda says sadly the nascent democratic environment in Zambia does not tolerate dissenting viewpoints. With barely five (5) months...

CTPD Senior Researcher-Legal Chileshe Mange explains ‘Legal implications’ on Zambia of the Eurobond default

CTPD Senior Researcher-Legal Chileshe Mange explains ‘Legal implications’ on Zambia of the Eurobond default By Derrick Sinjela CENTRE for Trade Policy and Development CTPD Senior Researcher-Legal Chileshe Mange is worried following Government failure to honour another coupon payment due under one of the Eurobonds. In a Sunday 7th February 2021 Press Statement circulated by CTPD Information and Communications Specialist Ms. Mwaka Nyimbili, Ms. Mange’s worry arose a week or seven days Ministry of Finance confirmed on Sunday 31st January 2021 that Zambia had actually failed to honour a US$56.1m coupon payment that was due on Saturday 30th January 2021 on...

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