Category: Gender & health

Zambia’s ASC Patrick Kangwa preaches e-governance

    Acting Secretary to the Cabinet (ASC) Patrick Kangwa says the United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance New Dawn Administration is keen to deliver a connected and inclusive one-language government by streamlining digital technologies across key sectors of our economy. And speaking earlier, at a 2022- 2026 Republic of Zambia Cabinet Office E-Government Division (Smart Zambia) Validation Meeting on the Implementation of the National E-Government Plan at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Permanent Secretary – Management Division, E-Government Division – Cabinet Office, Ms. Kusobile Kamwambi commended the E-Government Division and the Ministry of Finance and National Planning on the...

Misheck Mwanza on Kachasu Distillaries, as an African heritage

Misheck Mwanza on Kachasu Distillaries, as an African heritage

By  Misheck Mwanza, Zambian Economist Kachasu distilling is one of the most prominent sciences most African societies have learnt and mastered very well. I am made to believe that this particular science was introduced by the Portuguese several centuries back. Away from Africa, I understand that kachasu is also found and consumed in Brazil, where it is called Kachasa (mark the spelling). As Brazil is a former colony of Portugal, one may not be wrong to suspect that the Portuguese introduced this alcoholic science in that part of the world while, subsequently, onto the continent of Africa, through their colonies...

First Concrete laid at Xudapu NPP Power Unit 4 in China

First concrete ceremony has taken place at Xudapu NPP Unit 4 constructed under the Russian VVER-1200 design. The construction has reached its active phase. “The project for construction of two new units of generation III+ at Xudapu NPP is being implemented according to the schedule, even ahead of schedule. The Russian party performs its obligations in full scope: a group of engineers supervising the project is working at the site, equipment and design documentation are delivered as per the contractual obligations”, said Alexey Bannik, Vice President for projects in China of Atomstroyexport JSC. Xudapu NPP Unit 3 is also in...

THIS IS HOW INTIMACY CAN BE SUCH A VITAL ROLE IN STRENGTHENING A STRONG BOND BETWEEN MARRIED COUPLES

THIS IS HOW INTIMACY CAN BE SUCH A VITAL ROLE IN STRENGTHENING A STRONG BOND BETWEEN MARRIED COUPLES Intimacy has a lot of psychological and physical benefits to it. A lot of couples might be facing problems like stress, emotional connections and others low sex drive which makes them less attracted to their partners. Dr Yahya Mizizi is hereby ready to help you from experiencing the above barricades that my hinder you from having intimacy in your marriage which solves the following difficulties in marriage. It’s a stress-buster. Imagine having come from work tired and you meet someone in the...

GRADUATE RUNS MAD AFTER REFUSING TO GET MARRIED TO THE MAN WHO PAID HER SCHOOL FEES

  A STUDENT who recently graduated from the university has gone mad after ditching the man she promised to marry after finishing undergraduate studies. The lady was seen walking scantly dressed on the streets with unkempt hair and while talking to herself. According to reports, the said lady had agreed to marry the man immediately she graduated from the university. This pledge made the made commit to cater for her by providing and paying all her school fees from high school, up to university level. It is said that after her graduation, she felt the man was not her class...

CSO DEBT ALLIANCE WELCOMES THE COMPLETION OF ZAMBIA`S DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS

Tuesday, 10TH MAY 2022 PRESS STATEMENT CSO DEBT ALLIANCE WELCOMES THE COMPLETION OF ZAMBIA`S DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS The unsustainability of Zambia’s public debt has remained an unsettling fiscal challenge over the past years. Calls to restructure the debt and set the economy on a path towards sustainable growth have been voluminous among stakeholders, most of which have underscored the inevitable need for debt relief. While the December 2021 conclusion of a Staff Level Agreement (SLA) between Government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ignited a great deal of optimism towards a formal IMF program, uncertainties characterizing its aftermath have been...

DOREEN MWAMBA IDENTIFIES CHILDREN’S RIGHTS CHAMPION

  By Rainbow Reporter COMMUNITY Development and Social Services (CDSS) Minister Doreen Mwamba is determined to identify a Champion for Children’s rights figure soon. Mrs. Mwamba assured Child Fund Country Director Simba Machingaidze as she paid a courtesy at the CDSS ministerial office pointing out that a Champion for Children’s rights figure will increase visibility of interventions beings implemented to protect young people. Mr. Machingaidze and Programme Director Doris Chirwa expressed concern that for some time now, Zambia has had no notable public figure to actively champion the rights of children. Machingaidze said a Champion figure would play a significant...

INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS TO ZAMTEL MOBILE MONEY

  Tuesday, 26th April, 2022 – We wish to inform the public that Zamtel Mobile Money is now able to receive international money transfers from the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe, through Remitly. Remitly is a leading international payments company that leverages digital channels, including for mobile payments, to send money internationally. Remitly’s digital platform is a faster, cheaper, and more convenient option for customers to send money across borders. It enables users to make person-to-person money transfers in over 135 countries around the world. Zamtel, through its Mobile Money services arm is delighted to announce this milestone that will enhance the...

Access to Information Bill: is this the start of New Dawn summersaults?

  By Nicholas Bwalya It is 20 years since proponents of the Access to Information (ATI) Bill begun their advocacy to have this important law enacted. Governments have come and gone, MMD and PF regimes all leaving the Bill to gather dust on the shelves of the Ministry of Information.   The PF government was even more daring than the MMD because in its manifesto of 2011 to 2016, the party pledged to enact the Bill into law. But as they say the rest is history. In a country that is among the top of the Corruption Perception Index, enacting...

‘We Need a New Crop of Leaders,’ pleads Isaac Able Mwaipopo

  By Isaac Able Mwaipopo Our country needs a new crop of leaders, it needs people who can envision and plan how Zambia can look like in the next 50 years, they need to be leaders who inspire a new order, they need to stimulate our hopes and aspirations to build a great country that creates new opportunities. The majority of potential political leaders we have do not inspire this kind future we desperately need, they are preoccupied discussing the cost of cooking oil, fuel and mealie meal. The ambitions are too small for a big world, they think so...

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