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ITAWA SPRINGS: AN OASIS WORTH SAVING

ITAWA SPRINGS: AN OASIS WORTH SAVING

Zambian Breweries joins with others to protect threatened resource NDOLA, ZAMBIA – Located in the city of Ndola, the Itawa Springs is an important tributary to the Kafubu River, which accounts for between 50 and 60 percent of the water supply for both domestic and industrial use for the cities of Ndola, Luanshya and Masaiti. Despite its huge importance, this precious source of water has been under significant threat due to land degradation and pollution caused by brick-making and unregulated effluent discharge. A large number of homes, many small-scale farmers and brick-makers depend on the Itawa Springs to meet their...

Rupiah Bwezani Banda extols Fidel Castrol Ruz

Rupiah Bwezani Banda extols Fidel Castrol Ruz

By Derrick Sinjela Former Fourth Republican President Rupiah Bwezani Banda says Cuba contributed immeasurably to emancipation of Africa through its departed leader, late Fidel Castro Ruz. Speaking after signing a Book of Condolences at the Cuban Embassy in Lusaka’s Kalundu residential area, Mr. Banda implored global communities to emulate the political and socio-economic philanthropy displayed by the late Cuban revolutionary leader. Flanked by Cuban Ambassador to Zambian, Malawi and COMESA, Ambassador Caridad Perez Gonzalez, Banda expressed deep hearted compasssion for underprivileged people. Mr. Banda heralded the Cuban leaders sacrifices within earshot of Zambia-Cuba Friendship Association Acting President, Tentani Mwanzah and...

PRESIDENT ZUMA INVITES PRESIDENT LUNGU TO A STATE VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA

PRESIDENT ZUMA INVITES PRESIDENT LUNGU TO A STATE VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA

By Nicky Shabolyo, PRESS SECRETARY, HIGH COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA IN SOUTH AFRICA PRETORIA Sunday 4th DECEMBER, 2016 PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is expected to arrive in South Africa on Wednesday 7th December 2016 for a three-day State Visit. The visit is being undertaken at the invitation of his South African counter-part, President Jacob Zuma. The President’s visit will be preceded by the signing of a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) between Zambia and South Africa. This is the first time that the two countries will establish a permanent structured platform through which to table issues of common interest and concerns. Zambia’s...

Dora Siliya heads Austin Sichinga & Albert Muchanga African Union (AU) job hunt

Dora Siliya heads Austin Sichinga & Albert Muchanga African Union (AU) job hunt

By Judith Banda Patriotic Front (PF) Petauke Member of Parliament (MP) Dora Siliya has been tasked with campaigning for Austin Sichinga and Albert Muchanga as African Union (AU) commissioners. Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya will on behalf of the President conduct campaigns in three countries for Austin Sichinga and Albert Muchanga as commissioners of trade at the African Union (AU). The Minister has gone in advance to give support to her compatriots in the elections that are scheduled to be held in January. MINISTERIAL STATEMENT TO PARLIAMENT TO BE DELIVERED BY HON. HARRY KALABA, MP, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, ON THE...

Invest in wives, Rosaria Fundanga dares Zambian men

By Derrick Sinjela and Gilbert Bwalya Patriotic Front (PF) Chilubi Member of Parliament (MP) Rosaria Fundanga caused apprehension among male Members of Parliament when she said that most of them never move with their wives in public as they had not invested in them. Debating on the budget for the Office of the President, Ms. Fundanga sought increased Zambian empowerment to the Office of the First Lady as an office bearer carries a mammoth socio-economic burden as ‘Mother of the Nation’ during a tour of duty. Married to former Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Dr. Caleb Fundanga, Ms. Fundanga appeared...

A look at Poverty in Zambia

A look at Poverty in Zambia

Written by Nelly Salikumbi POVERTY is a major problem in most third world countries today and Zambia is not unexceptional. However, most people are able to recognize poverty when they see it, but few are able to give a generally accepted definition. This is because it is a complex phenomenon as many people have tried to define it differently. Therefore, poverty is a condition of life so limited by mal-nutrition diseases, low life expectancy, illiteracy and squalid living conditions. In Zambia majorities of the poor live in rural areas and if special attention is given to this area poverty can...

Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula launches ZAC’s Centro Shopping Kabulonga 

Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula launches ZAC’s Centro Shopping Kabulonga 

By Derrick Sinjela www.derricksinjela.blogspot.com Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Deputy Governor Administration, Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula has applauded the Zambia Anglican Council {ZAC) on a decision to invest in real estate redevelopment by constructing Centro Shopping Kabulonga. Officiating at the launch witnessed by Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary, Reverend Suzanne Matale Archbishop of the Church of Central Africa, the Most Reverend Albert Chàmà, National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister, Godfridah Sumaili,on Monday, 28th November 2016, Dr. Kankasa-Mabula praised the ZAC Bishop for taking a step of faith worth emulating. Dr. Kankasa-Mabula implored the five Anglican diocesan jurisdictions namely; Diocese of...

GE Launches ‘Garages’ Advanced Manufacturing Program in Lagos, Nigeria

GE Launches ‘Garages’ Advanced Manufacturing Program in Lagos, Nigeria

By Yewande.Thorpe@GE.com Co-located with the GE Lagos offices in Victoria Island, the Lagos Garage will offer a year-round series of skills training programs focused on building the next generation of Nigerian entrepreneurs LAGOS, Nigeria, November 23, 2016/ — GE launches its first ever permanent ‘garages’ installation in Lagos, Nigeria The GE Lagos garage supports Government’s localization, skills development and job creation efforts in Nigeria The Lagos Garages space features advanced manufacturing innovations like 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC mills, encouraging entrepreneurial growth and building a skilled workforce for the future Leading Multinational, General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) officially launched the permanent...

African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit unpacked continent’s city building opportunities and urbanisation challenges

African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit unpacked continent’s city building opportunities and urbanisation challenges

Africa’s cities are facing an urban ‘polycrisis’ Press Release: for immediate publication                                                                                                                                                   Wednesday  23 November 2016 “The first African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit in Cape Town...

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