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Magistrate Pamela Chituwo jails ZAFFICO EMPLOYEE

By Rainbow Reporter KALULUSHI Magistrate Court Pamela Chituwo has convicted a Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) PLC Pole Treatment Plant contract Logger Operator David Chinyama for theft and sentenced him to three (03) months imprisonment with hard labour. According to a Press Statement circulated by ZAFFICO Public Relations Manager Irene Lungu Chipili, during Tuesday, 15th February, 2022 proceedings, Magistrate Chituwo heard how the accused stole 57 five meter poles of various diameters valued at K4,738 on while on Sunday, 18th April, 2021. “After being apprehended, Kalulushi Police Station opened a docket of theft and subsequently, forwarded the case to the Court. All the 57 poles were...

CATHOLIC BISHOPS COMMITTED TO CHILD SAFETY

By Rainbow Reporter Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) Secretary General (SG) Father Francis Mukosa restates supporting the rights and safety of children beyond the ecumenical body. Making reference to the ZCCB Child Protection initiative, Father Mukosa reiterated that the Catholic Bishops in Zambia commit to protecting children and vulnerable persons through their Child Protection Policy (CPP) launched in 2017. The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) Child Protection agrees and encourages effective state legal machinery in addressing human rights. Closing a 4-day Safeguarding workshop for Diocesan Children Protection officers on Friday, 4th March, 2022 in Lusaka, Fr. Mukosa told...

HH Walks the Talk

By Davis Mataka AS President Hakainde Hichilema hits the 200 days mark in office, his pre- election promises are slowly but surely beginning to bear fruit; What with the actualization of his flagship Constituency Development Fund. (CDF). In more ways than one, this initiative which saw the fund upgraded from a paltry K 1.6 Million to a whooping K25.7 Million has set a ripple effect, touching all sectors of the economy. The catch is that the funds being disbursed to all the 156 constituencies in the land will ultimately be managed by the users, who are the ordinary day to...

DANGOTE WORKERS IN PAY RISE

By Derrick Sinjela. Dangote Cement employees have been awarded salary increments ranging from K1000 Kwacha and 15 percent respectively to all its employees. The revised perks are effective 1st January 2022. According to a statement signed by Director Linda Mataka, the development follows weeks of protracted but fruitful negotiations between Dangote’s principal Labour contractors Silondwa Engineering and the Mine Union Workers of Zambia (MUZ) and the Mine Contractors, Factory and Allied Workers Union (MCFAWU). The statement said the Joint collective bargaining salary increase talks which commmenced in November 2021 and were finally agreed and signed on 28th January 2022 by...

Understanding the Fertilizer Wars!

Understanding the Fertilizer Wars!

Why Fret?   SPECIAL REPORT By Davis Mataka ‘When a carcass begins to fester, the big green flies start to gather over the kill in their thousands. Not even the violent swing of a fly swatter can scuttle the collective resolve they have to feed off; as droves continue to congregate. To conceal the rot is an attempt in futility because the petrifying pungent smell gives away the crime scene. Soon, even those people minding their own business begin to take notice. You know you are the culprit and you start to panic.’ This author attempts to unravel a well...

Legendary Artistic Journalist Ashton Kelly Bunda Happy Birthday

  By Derrick Sinjela He is almost self-taught and disciplined in the same breath since he studied    journalism through distance education from Central African Correspondence College (CACC) that hails from Zimbabwe and he was introduced to the music instrument harmonica at the age of 11years. Bunda  who kicked off his journalism career as  foot soldier  in  the year 1998 at the National Mirror Newspaper in Lusaka  clocks a  year older and wiser on Monday, 31st January, 2022 is high  achiever as  ‘An Early  Bird Catch  A Worm’  by campaigning  for the National Sports Day (NSD) and  Zambia Sports Day (ZSD)...

Russian artist graces Lusaka museum

FRANCIS LUNGU Lusaka…November 8, 2021. IN DEEPENED bilateral cultural exchange between Zambia and Russia, an artist from the Asian country has been invited under the auspice of the Russian Center of Science and Culture and the Lusaka National Museum for a performance. Russian Opera singer, Vladimir Hertz, who is currently on tour in Zambia, will be giving a live performance show on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Lusaka National Museum from 09:00am – 10:00am. Mr. Hertz is in Zambia under Russia-Zambia Cultural Exchange program organized by the Russian House in Lusaka. The media and the general public has been invited to...

ROSATOM Launches Global Atomic Quiz Celebrating World Science Day on 10 November

Do you want to have some nerdy fun and find out how the world works on atomic level? Atoms are everywhere – in our homes, the technologies we use, out in nature and even in outer space playing a significant role in the life of our Universe. On November 10, the World Science Day, Rosatom’s Global Atomic Quiz is coming back! Everyone is welcomed to test one’s knowledge and learn something new about atoms along the way. Global Atomic Quiz is Rosatom’s annual one-day international initiative. Last year, the project brought together over 12,000 nuclear enthusiasts from more than 70...

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