Category: Business

Global Nuclear NGOs Push

                  AFTER the official opening of the international 12th AtomExpo 2022 themed “Nuclear Spring” in Sochi, Russia on November 21, organized by ROSATOM, a Russia state organization in charge of nuclear energy development, a chain of sideline discussions on an assortment of topics went underway with non-state actors explaining their role in the championing of nuclear energy as a smart alternative source of energy, reports FRANCIS LUNGU. It has been widely agreed over recent decades that nuclear energy is the future in the energy mix to avert the ever-increasing danger posed by...

*RUSSIA-ZAMBIA 2022 STEM-E FORUM A SUCCESS AS RUSSIA PLEDGES TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN MINING AND AGRICULTURE*

  THE 2022 Russia-Zambia STEM-E Forum was successfully held with a new focus on modern technology transfer in mining and agriculture industries, reports *Francis Lungu* . It was for the first time the Russia-Zambia STEM-E Forum which has been held annually in recent years had a presence of Russian industries exhibition. The event that was held at Lusaka’s Mulungushi International Conference Center on November 29, was jointly organised by the Russian House, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science and Technology. Officiating at the event, Ministry of Education Permanent Secretary Joel Kamoko thanked the Federal Government of Russia for it’s...

United Capital Fertilizer inks US$531M deal for its Second Production Plant

UNITED Capital Fertilizer Company Zambia Limited (UCF) has sealed a US$531million deal for an extra ultra-modern production plant to be built by Wuhuan Engineering, Production and Construction firm of China, reports *Francis Lungu* . The ultra-modern second fertilizer plant will be producing a combined 480 metric tonnes of ammonia and urea fertilizers annually. UCF which was established in 2021 as a subsidiary of the Wonderful Group of Companies Limited,  constructed it’s first multi-purpose fertilizer plant in Lusaka west at an investment cost of US$138million with an annual production capacity of 300,000 metric tonnes. This project was completed in September this...

NGOCC condemns ‘SEXIST’ comment against Female Parliamentarian

  Press Statement 21st October 2022 THE Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has been alerted to a sexist point of order raised by Chilubi Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Mulenga Fube against Health Minister, honorable Sylvia Masebo based on her dressing in the House. A quick perusal of Standing Order No. 206 (Dress Code for Members) of the National Assembly Standing Orders, 2021, reveals that there was no abrogation of the dress code by honorable Masebo as prescribed in the Standing Orders. As the women’s movement, therefore, we condemn in the strongest terms the sexist connotations in the point...

ZAMBIA RECORDS SECOND GOLD AT AUSC REGION 5 YOUTH GAMES

  By Henry Chunza and SAEED SIMON BANDA SWIMMING has earned a second gold for Team Zambia after swimmer Mia Phiri secured and shared a gold medal with a South African swimmer in the 50m freestyle race. This makes Team Zambia’s medal table increase from nine (9) to eleven (11) as the competition came to a close. The disqualification from yesterday’s 100m backstroke was overturned and a silver medal was awarded back to Mia Phiri which now brings the total number of Team Zambia’s medals to eleven. In her heat Mia Phiri clocked 27.68 tying for gold with Jacobs Khwezi...

ZIALE IMPLEMENTS THE ZIALE STUDENT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (ZSMIS)

By ZIALE’s Information and Technology Communication (ICT) Manager, Mr  Chomba Malanda Sindazi +260 977602894, email: csindazi@ziale.org.zm IN 2018, the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) embarked on a project to implement a Student Information Management System. This Information Management System is essentially a software solution that the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) use to organise operations and tasks effectively. Highlighting the objectives of the system, ZIALE’s Information and Technology Communication (ICT) Manager, Mr. Chomba Malanda Sindazi indicated that this system was developed to ensure that all core administrative tasks in the managing of students and procedures, such...

HPCZ Professional Licensure Examinations Roadmap start 2023 First Quarter

By Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela HEALTH Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) Senior Public Relations officer (SPRO) Terry Musonda says Professional Licensure Examinations (LEx) for new graduates, will resume in the first quarter of 2023 after extensive consultation and planning. This implies that starting Monday, 26th December 2022, HPCZ will no longer be registering new health practitioners as they will be required to sit for both theory and practical Professional Licensure Examinations before they are licensed to practice in Zambia. In a Thursday, 10th November, 2022 Press Statement, Mr. Musonda explained that ‘New Graduates’ include new health practitioners and...

National Innovation Initiative (NII) CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES The National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab invites innovators to submit proposals for innovation solutions to solve identified challenges drawn from the 10 provinces of Zambia in the following areas: Recycling solid waste Small-Scale Mining Climate Change and Agriculture Renewable and Alternative Energy Apply online now: http://nii.ntbc.co.zm

National Innovation Initiative (NII) CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES The National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab invites innovators to submit proposals for innovation solutions to solve identified challenges drawn from the 10 provinces of Zambia in the following areas: Recycling Solid Waste Small-Scale Mining Climate Change and Agriculture Renewable & Alternative Energy Apply online now: http://nii.ntbc.co.zm

Spring Impact launches fully-funded consultancy programme for Southern African NGOS focused on Women’s Empowerment

  SPRING IMPACT LAUNCHES FULLY-FUNDED CONSULTANCY PROGRAMME FOR SOUTHERN AFRICAN NGOS FOCUSED ON WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT Applications are now open for Scale Accelerator: Women’s Empowerment, a new fully-funded scaling consultancy programme for locally-led NGOs in Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe addressing issues related to women’s empowerment 8 NOVEMBER 2022: Spring Impact opens recruitment for Scale Accelerator: Women’s Empowerment, a fully-funded programme for ambitious, locally-led NGOs in Southern Africa who want to take their vital work to more people, in more places. NGOs across Southern Africa provide indispensable support to women and girls to enhance their power, skills, and opportunities economically,...

PRESS-RELEASE 10/14/2022 Methodological events “Modern methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language” in African countries: Tanzania

  PRESS-RELEASE 10/14/2022 Methodological events “Modern methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language” in African countries: Tanzania On November 17 – 19, 2022, a series of three-day methodological events for teachers of Russian as a foreign language will be held in Lusaka (Zambia). Teachers of the Russian language of foreign schools, teachers working in universities and courses, teachers of bilingual kindergartens are taking part. The project was organized by the Zlatoust Educational and Publishing Center with the assistance of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Lusaka (Zambia), supported by the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent...

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