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Education is a right in Zambia, Douglas Munsaka Syakalima tells Education Ministers Group of 77 Plus China

Education is a right in Zambia, Douglas Munsaka Syakalima tells Education Ministers Group of 77 Plus China ….“Zambia Promotes Quality Education and Innovation at G77 Meeting.” By DERRICK SINJELA, SAEED SIMON BANDA, HENRY CHUNZA and MALVIN NKHOMA In a Paper virtually presented by the Minister of Education in Zambia Douglas Munsaka Syakalima at the Meeting of the Ministers of Education of the Group of 77 Plus China, Zambia reinforced that access to literacy is a right. Deliberating as an abstract, Syakalima indicated without hesitation that the Government of Zambia recognizes education as a right for all citizens and interprets quality...

“The Nederburg Mastercook Chefs Competition” clocks 10 year

Mastercook Zambia Press Release Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 Launch of Season Five (5) of The Mastercook Zambia Cooking Competition During a Thursday, 2nd February, 2023  media gathering at Lusaka’s The Urban Hotel Crossroads intersection of Leopards Hill Road and Lake Road,  Mastercook Zambia announced the start of the Fifth (5th) Season of the Reality TV Chefs competition which will see the brand partner with Distell Zambia’s Nederburg Wines. The Show will now be referred to as “The Nederburg Mastercook Chefs Competition”. Speaking during the launch, Distell Zambia Head of Trade, Amusaa Zaza, said his beverage firm is proud to be...

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER EDUCATION, HONOURABLE DOUGLAS SIAKALIMA ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF 1500 BICYCLES PROCURED UNDER THE KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL FOR CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM – 20TH JANUARY, 2023

Republic of Zambia MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER EDUCATION, HONOURABLE DOUGLAS SIAKALIMA ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF 1500 BICYCLES PROCURED UNDER THE KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL FOR CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM – 20TH JANUARY, 2023. For Immediate Release The Ministry of Education, through the Keeping Girls in School (KGS) Initiative is distributing 1500 bicycles for the implementation of the Case Management System in KGS districts across the Republic of Zambia. The 1500 bicycles were procured at a total cost of Zambian Kwacha 4 million Seven Hundred Eighty-Five Thousand (K4, 785,000.00). The bicycles are aimed at enhancing outreach activities for...

Professor Fastone Matthew Goma extols MoH’s Sylvia Tembo-Masebo a good health champion

  By DERRICK SINJELA THE Ministry of Health (MOH) joined the First ever ‘Tobacco Control Health Race (Walk) and Aerobics Mania’ organized by the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) Executive Director Isaac Able Mwaipopo and Center for Primary Care Research director, Professor Fastone Matthew Goma on Saturday, 28th January, 2023. The Tobacco Control Health Race and Aerobics Mania at East Piaza, East Park Mall themed: ‘Pass The Tobacco Control Bill & Protect The Present and Future Generation”, choreography by Coach Tiger and the Defined Style Fitness Crew The walk and aerobics were held to promote healthy lifestyles and...

ANTI-TOBACCO CIVIL SOCIETY CELEBRATES A BIG WIN AND URGES ALL GOVERNMENTS INCLUDING ZAMBIA TO REJECT PARTNERSHIPS WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva-Kinova (Second from Left) welcomed at State House in Lusaka by President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema (far Right). ANTI-TOBACCO CIVIL SOCIETY CELEBRATES A BIG WIN AND URGES ALL GOVERNMENTS INCLUDING ZAMBIA TO REJECT PARTNERSHIPS WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES “Zambia Pass The Tobacco Control Bill” By Saeed Simon Banda in Ndola, Copperbelt Province Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka Province THE Global Tobacco Control Civil Society including Zambia civil societies in tobacco control welcomes the expulsion of tobacco giant Philip Morris from Medicago Inc, the corporation involved in Canada’s major government-backed COVID-19 Vaccine collaboration. In a Saturday,...

“Financial irregularities in Government Institutions need to be addressed and bring ‘Culprits’ to book,” IPPR- Zambia Director for Policy & Research Department- Fidelis Solomon Ngoma

*FINANCIAL irregularities in Government Institutions need to be addressed and bring ‘Culprits’ to book* -IPPR- Zambia By Fidelis Solomon Ngoma Director for Policy & Research Department- IPPR- Zambia In order to maintain a stronger economy, Government will need to continue to dismantle the stock of public expenditure arrears and improve Commitment controls and monitoring with the a view to ensure that there is no uncontrolled build-up of arrears. To augment Public expenditure management further, including cash-flow flow management, Government will need to roll-out the treasury single account to all administrative units under the central government. This entails consolidating several accounts...

Aluta Continua Zambia’s Deputy High Commissioner to Tanzania Ambassador Anthony Bwalya… listen or read this trajectory by Veteran Journalist Comrade Charles Chisala

Aluta Continua Zambia’s Deputy High Commissioner to Tanzania Ambassador Anthony Bwalya… listen or read this trajectory by Veteran Journalist Comrade Charles Chisala www.kwilanzinewszambia.com ACCEPTING CHANGE: BALM TO THE SOUL …Will save you from unnecessary stress. By Charles Chisala, Veteran Journalist and Media Trainer/Consultant IT reminds me of my own ‘redeployment’ in 2012 after the change of government. The entire News Desk was dismantled and its staff earmarked for dismissal, demotion or redeployment. I was the Deputy News Editor. What a turbulent time. One day a minister rudely stormed into our editorial meeting brandishing a list of journalists perceived to be...

CUTS calls for a robust strategy to get the most out of debt negotiations with the Official Creditors Committees, including China

CUTS calls for a robust strategy to get the most out of debt negotiations with the Official Creditors Committees, including China By Saeed Simon, Banda, Henry Chunza, Muleya Idaho Chongo, Malvin Nkhoma and Derrick Sinjela THE Sunday, 22nd to Tuesday, 24th January, 2023 visit by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva-Kinova, themed ‘Zambia towards a More Resilient and Inclusive Future’ has been of notable importance and a great opportunity for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and interested stakeholders to share perspectives and concerns on future programme support , says an optimistic CUTS international Lusaka CUTS Country Director Angela...

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema @”Feed Africa: Food Resilience And Food Sovereignty” African Union – AfDB & IFAR – Dakar 2 on Agriculture Summit January 2023

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema @”Feed Africa: Food Resilience And Food Sovereignty” African Union – AfDB & IFAR – Dakar 2 on Agriculture Summit January 2023

Hakainde Hichilema @”Feed Africa: Food Resilience And Food Sovereignty” African Union – AfDB & IFAR – Dakar 2 on Agriculture Summit January 2023 Fellow citizens, “We have arrived in Dakar in the Republic of Senegal along with other Heads of State, at the invitation of His Excellency Mr Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal and Chairman of the African Union, to participate in the Dakar 2 on Agriculture Summit under the theme, “Feed Africa: Food Resilience And Food Sovereignty”. The conference that is being held in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Fund For...

Tuesday, 23rd January, 2023. Press Statement Consumer Unity Trust Society (CUTS) International Lusaka’s response to reduction in load shedding hours. Tuesday, 23rd January, 2023

Tuesday, 23rd January, 2023. Press Statement Consumer Unity Trust Society (CUTS) International Lusaka’s response to reduction in load shedding hours. Tuesday, 23rd January, 2023. FOLLOWING the government’s announcement last Thursday that load shedding would be reduced from 12 to 8 hours, CUTS notes attempt to manage the load-shedding hours, which continue to be high and a serious problem for both commercial and residential users. CUTS Country Director Angela Mulenga explains that consumers must be load-shed twice daily for a total of eight hours, which reduces the amount of productive time, particularly for the infant growing industry. As regards to the...

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