Category: Business

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CHOLERA SITUATION IN ZAMBIA

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CHOLERA SITUATION IN ZAMBIA (Lusaka – 10TH February, 2024) Fellow citizens, Members of the Press, distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, GOOD MORNING It is a pleasure to be here in Bauleni to engage you all and see how together we can find solutions towards ending cholera in your community and indeed the whole country. We have been fighting this Cholera outbreak that commenced in October 2023 in Lusaka and then spread to all provinces in the country. This outbreak posed a threat to the health security of the nation and...

Critical Thinking coach Darlington Mwendabai on *Critical Thinking Happiness*

February 10, 2024. *Happiness* Many die without knowing who and what they are. Invest in Critical Thinking to understand who and what you are. To help understand who and what you are, *the Darlington Mwendabai 2017 model of critical thinking* has been formulated based on the Biblical creation principles found in Genesis 1. It works with the aid of *The Darlington Mwendabai 2017 Self-Mirror Analysis tool* which helps to understand self. When you know who and what are you, smiles abounds as your self high esteem becomes your noam. To boost your self awareness, list seven good things about you....

Critical Thinking Coach Darlington Mwendabai talks *Critical Thinking Breakfast* JOY

*Critical Thinking Breakfast* February 8,2024 *Joy* Joy is one of the ingredients of Happiness you should master. Joy is 1a: the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires: DELIGHT b: the expression or exhibition of such emotion : GAIETY 2: a state of happiness or felicity : BLISS 3: a source or cause of delight. Joy can also be the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation. Joy is a source or cause of keen pleasure or delight; something or someone...

Exercise apps do not meet older people’s needs

Exercise apps do not meet older people’s needs UOC News 8 February 2024 Exercise apps do not meet older people’s needs A team of researchers at the hospital Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili and the UOC university analysed 15 apps to determine their usefulness for improving the online prescription of physical exercise Only one of the applications they analysed is backed by scientific evidence supporting its use by frail people In a context in which physical exercise is considered a key factor in healthy ageing, a group of researchers led by the physiotherapist at the Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili health complex...

Emirates celebrates the flavours and flair of Rio Carnival

Dubai, UAE, 8 Feb 2024: Between the 9-17 February, on flights to and from Dubai-Brazil, Emirates customers will be treated to classic and colourful Brazilian dishes to celebrate the occasion of Carnival. Customers travelling from Dubai to Brazil in First, Business and Premium Economy Class will enjoy traditional Picanha, a mouth-watering grilled beef steak with molho a campanha tomato salsa, served with farofa, braised black beans, sauteed kale, steamed rice, and the tempting flavours of zesty sliced oranges and banana fritters. Dessert will be a delicious Brigadeiro cheesecake with coconut crème anglaise, guava and passionfruit coulis, and the splash of...

Remarks by Samaila Zubairu President & CEO, Africa Finance Corporation Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investment Forum: Opening Plenary Lusaka, Zambia Thursday, 8 February 2024

Remarks by Samaila Zubairu President & CEO, Africa Finance Corporation Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investment Forum: Opening Plenary Lusaka, Zambia Thursday, 8 February 2024 Remarks as Prepared for Delivery OPENING PROTOCOLS Your Excellency, President Hakainde Hichilema, The Honourable Ministers from Zambia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo1 Amos Hochstein, Senior Adviser to the President of the United States, Representatives from our consortium partners, the European Union and the African Development Bank, Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, all protocols observed. TALKING POINTS It is a pleasure to co-host the Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investment Forum here in Lusaka today as the...

Remarks by Amos Hochstein Senior Advisor to the President on Energy and Investment PGI Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investor Forum Lusaka, Zambia

Remarks by Amos Hochstein Senior Advisor to the President on Energy and Investment PGI Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investor Forum Lusaka, Zambia Remarks as prepared for delivery • Thank you all for joining the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investor Forum. • I am delighted to be back in Zambia and to be here with our government partners and key business leaders from around the world for this momentous event. • I would like to especially thank his Excellency, President Hichilema. • Without his leadership and vision for Zambia’s role as a land-linked nation to...

BANK Of ZAMBIA’S TIGHTER MONEY POLICIES THREATEN PRIVATE SECTOR EXPANSION, WARNS CTPD’s ELIJAH MUMBA

STATEMENT Date: Thursday 8/02/2024 CENTRAL BANK’S TIGHTER MONEY POLICIES THREATEN PRIVATE SECTOR EXPANSION, WARNS CTPD   The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) is concerned over the Bank of Zambia’s recent policy action which significantly raises the statutory reserve ratio (SRR) for commercial banks. Announced through a circular dated February 2nd, 2024, the SRR has been increased by 9 percentage points to 26.0 percent from the previous 17.0 percent. This adjustment affects both local and foreign currency deposits, including government and nostro account deposits. This move comes in response to rising inflationary pressures, with the annual inflation rate escalating...

DRC violence on SADC truck drivers worries Kaiko Wamunyima

By Chali Mulenga in Livingstone,  Southern Province, Zambia Kaiko Wamunyima, the Media Director of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Truck Drivers Association, minced no words as he addressed the media today, condemning the escalating violence against truck drivers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Wamunyima pulled back the curtain on the harrowing situation unfolding, particularly in Tenke Fungurume, where truck drivers have become targets of violent attacks. “Our drivers are not soldiers; they are the backbone of regional economic development,” he emphasized, highlighting the association’s staunch stance against such assaults. The media director pointed fingers at illegal mining...

PUBLIC SENSITISATION KEY TO SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ATI LAW – THABO KAWANA

By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda Ministry of Information and Media (MIM) Permanent Secretary (PS) Thabo Kawana has called for concerted efforts between Government and Civil Society Organisations in sensitising the public on the contents of the Access To Information Law. Mr. Kawana said even though his ministry has initiated the process of sensitising public office bearers on their role in the successful implementation of the law, there is urgent need for the public to appreciate the objectives of the law. Speaking when USAID Open Spaces Project Chief of Party Teldah Mawarire led a delegation from Internews Network in paying...

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