Category: Sustainable Development

Press Briefing by the University of Zambia (UNZA) Vice Chancellor Professor Luke Mumba held in the Senate Chamber from 10: 00 hours on Wednesday 12th December 2018

Press Briefing by the University of Zambia (UNZA) Vice Chancellor Professor Luke Mumba held in the Senate Chamber from 10: 00 hours on Wednesday 12th December 2018

  • THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR • THE REGISTRAR • THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN • THE DEAN OF STUDENTS • THE BURSAR • DEANS AND DIRECTORS HERE PRESENT • MEMBER OF STAFF • MEMBERS OF THE PRESS WHO HAVE JOINED US THIS MORNING It is my pleasure to welcome you to the University of Zambia this morning and to the last Press Briefing in 2018. The University of Zambia is the nation’s leading provider of higher education. We have 24,000 students studying in over 350 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Our primary focus is teaching, research and community service value proposition. We...

Lusaka nurse Irene Miti-Singogo reacts to high number of teen pregnancies

Lusaka nurse Irene Miti-Singogo reacts to high number of teen pregnancies

By Choolwe Lawrence Mweemba, Public Relations Officer, Texila American University, Lusaka, Zambia. Office: +260 97 1269506, Mobile: +260 96 5135213 Skype: pro@tau.edu.zm   A Lusaka based nurse has expressed with great dismay the recent media reports that more than five thousand (5000) girls in Chipata, Eastern Province, under the age of 20 fell pregnant in a space of 3 months. Irene Miti-Singogo says the nation should be concerned with this fact regarding teenagers engaging or being coerced into having unprotected sex. She said that apart from pregnancy and pregnancy related complications because of their age, these young people are putting...

Zambian Scribes resolve to raise awareness on Local Government and Decentralisation

Zambian Scribes resolve to raise awareness on Local Government and Decentralisation

By Derrick Sinjela at Mika Convention Centre, Chongwe, Lusaka Province Members of ‘The Zambian Press’ both private and public media practitioners have resolved to proactively sensitize the public on the importance of local government and decentralization as a development anchor throughout Zambia’s 10 (ten) provinces namely;  Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern North-Western, Southern and Western. The Zambia electronic and print media journalists made this resolution during a two-day media orientation workshop on Local Government and Decentralisation held from 6 th to 7th December 2018 at Mika Convention Centre, Chongwe, Lusaka Province. Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) Information...

Zambia Revenue Authority impounds Tipper Truck full of smuggled alcohol

  By Derrick Sinjela – Monday 10th December The Zambia Revenue Authority elite anti-smuggling squad has once again impounded a tipper truck carrying alcohol worth 250,000 in taxes. The Tipper truck was intercepted around 02:30hrs at Naduba in Chikankata district of the southern province destined for Lusaka. The alcohol is believed to have been smuggled in to Zambia and smugglers thought by using a tipper truck they would not be noticed by the anti-smuggling teams that are patrolling day and night. The Commissioner General of the Zambia Revenue Authority Mr. Kingsley Chanda has insisted that “ZRA will not change its...

Zambia’s 6,114 cases of GBV ‘2018 Third Quarter’ worry Susan Mwape’s Common Cause Zambia – CCZ

Zambia’s 6,114 cases of GBV ‘2018 Third Quarter’ worry Susan Mwape’s Common Cause Zambia – CCZ

By Common Cause Zambia – CCZ Zambia Police recorded 6,114 cases of GBV countrywide during the third quarter of 2018. A total of 664 cases of child defilement were recorded representing 10.9 percent of the total reported cases out of which three cases were against boys while 661 were against girls. Lusaka Province recorded the highest number of child defilement cases with 320 translating to 48.2 percent of the child defilement cases reported countrywide, Southern Province recorded 73 cases translating to 11 percent, followed by Central Province with 63 cases or 9.5 percent, Eastern Province had 60 cases or 9 percent, and...

COP24 KATOWICE Bringing 1000 solutions for the environment

COP24 KATOWICE Bringing 1000 solutions for the environment

VISION EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS WORLD ALLIANCE HISTORIC FLIGHT EDUCATION News Login Be part of it Overview About the Efficient Solutions Label Topics Submit a solution COP24 KATOWICE Bringing 1000 solutions for the environment Efficient and profitable solutions to global warming and climate change Cop 24 The 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference will be held between December 3rd to 14th in Katowice, Poland. One of the main tasks of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC will be to adopt decisions ensuring the implementation of the Paris Agreement, in order to fight climate change. SAVE THE DATE Share:   s1...

Mourners in Texas pay their final respects to George H.W. Bush

Mourners in Texas pay their final respects to George H.W. Bush

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Who is Wanzhou Meng? Huawei’s arrested CFO rose through ranks despite founder father’s rebuke

Who is Wanzhou Meng? Huawei’s arrested CFO rose through ranks despite founder father’s rebuke

BLOOMBERG NEWS Published:December 6, 2018 Updated:December 6, 2018 1:20 PM PST Filed Under: The Province Technology LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY Who is Wanzhou Meng? Huawei’s arrested CFO rose through ranks despite founder father’s rebuke Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques ‘astounded’ by voyage to International Space Station Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques set to blast off Monday Advertisement Founder Ren Zhengfei laid out qualities a successor should have, before concluding ‘none of my family members possess these qualities’ Wanzhou Meng isn’t just any C-suite executive. As the daughter of Huawei Technologies Co. founder Ren Zhengfei and a possible heir to his company, her arrest...

Restless Development Do you know what happened on Monday?

Restless Development Do you know what happened on Monday?

Hey Derrick ! This week our newsletter kicks off with a big HELLO from me! My name’s Hannah. I’m the newest member of the campaigns team here at Restless Development UK and once I’ve settled in (figured out how the printer works, found the comfiest chair in the office etc) I’ll be working to support……                                  YOU! That’s right – all of you! – our UK-based members to run campaigns and take action on the issues which matter most to you. So don’t be shy! Feel free...

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