Category: Education

Dangote Cement crosses the Frontiers

By Davis Mataka Dangote Cement in Ndola has become the largest Zambian exporter of cement and other cement products to the  Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda Zimbabwe and Malawi. The firm has also taken pole- position as the single highest manufacturing sector net contributor of tax in the country. Chief Executive and Country manager Vipul Agrawal said in an interview in Ndola that the $400 million investment plant, the single largest cement industry in the Sadc region was exporting 1/3 of its annual production to the DRC market. He revealed that It was a strategic decision that the plant was...

FNB Zambia 2022 Lusaka Business EXPO Platinum Sponsor cheers Kabanda Lilanda

By Rainbow Business Writer In a practical Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and local entrepreneurial improvement, FNB Zambia Head of Business & Commercial, Kabanda Lilanda confirms earning funding of the 2022 Lusaka Business EXPO slated for Thursday, 5th to Saturday, 7th May, 2022 as a Platinum Sponsor after committing K300,000 towards the PUSH Women’s Network themed: ‘Adopting New Technologies for Climate Responsive Business, Trade and Investment’. Since 2013, when FNB started operating in Zambia, the bank initially established in Grahamstown, South Africa in 1838 has continued to adapt in line with its diverse customers’ changing needs. With an ethos built on...

New Dawn inputs cheer Best Muyaya

By Auspine Sichoombe, ZANIS  in Chikankata District, Southern Province Munyomezi Ward Councilor in Chikankata Constituency of Southern province Best Muyaya has paid Kudos to the UPND New Dawn Government for timely distributing the 2021-2022 farming inputs to all the Small Scale Farmers in Munyomezi Ward. Mr. Muyaya said government deserves a pat on the back for the gesture and urged the New Dawn government to iron out all the lacunas surrounding Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP). However, in a Tuesday 22nd February, 2022 interview with this Zambia News and information Services reporter in Mapangazya, Muyaya expressed worry that heavy rains...

KNOW YOUR PRESIDENT: PERSONAL PROFILE FOR MR SEAN E. TEMBO

1. Sean Enock Tembo (SET) was born on 30th of March 1980 in Jabu Village, Chief Kapatamoyo, Chipata District of Eastern Province of Zambia, from Mr. Gideon Tembo and Mrs. Vaida Tembo. He is the 5th born in a family of 9, of which only 4 are currently surviving. His father was a Miner and worked for Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM), Nchanga Division in Chingola before his untimely demise in 1989 when SET was 9 years old. President Sean Tembo grew up in Mtendere Compound of Lusaka and he started his primary school in 1986 and completed his Grade...

Rainbow Television Zambia Limited (RTZL) ‘Promoting Diversity in News Coverage’

Rainbow Television Zambia Limited (RTZL) ‘Promoting Diversity in News Coverage’ Derrick Sinjela Executive President Rainbow Television Zambia Limited (RTZL) derricksinjela@gmail.com, sinjela@yahoo.com +260977-199447, +260955-199447 (Whats App) +260969964499/ or *+260 211 266 789 (Landline) New Chilenje, Lusaka www.rainbownewszambia.com   —

MASEBO VOWS TO ADVERTISE 11,200 HEALTH JOBS

By Dingiswayo Zulu, Katete, Eastern Province HEALTH Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo says government will in February 2022 start the recruitment process of 11, 200 health personal through placement of advertisements for jobs countrywide. Currently serving as United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance Chongwe Member of Parliament (MP) in Lusaka Province, Ms. Tembo-Masebo says a circular will be released soon and advised health workers on voluntary basis to apply for the jobs. Flanked by St. Francis Senior Medical Superintendant, Lalik Banda, Ms. Tembo-Masebo implored health workers to work hard and improve the delivery of health care. “I am aware of old...

Magistrate Pamela Chituwo jails ZAFFICO EMPLOYEE

By Rainbow Reporter KALULUSHI Magistrate Court Pamela Chituwo has convicted a Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) PLC Pole Treatment Plant contract Logger Operator David Chinyama for theft and sentenced him to three (03) months imprisonment with hard labour. According to a Press Statement circulated by ZAFFICO Public Relations Manager Irene Lungu Chipili, during Tuesday, 15th February, 2022 proceedings, Magistrate Chituwo heard how the accused stole 57 five meter poles of various diameters valued at K4,738 on while on Sunday, 18th April, 2021. “After being apprehended, Kalulushi Police Station opened a docket of theft and subsequently, forwarded the case to the Court. All the 57 poles were...

CATHOLIC BISHOPS COMMITTED TO CHILD SAFETY

By Rainbow Reporter Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) Secretary General (SG) Father Francis Mukosa restates supporting the rights and safety of children beyond the ecumenical body. Making reference to the ZCCB Child Protection initiative, Father Mukosa reiterated that the Catholic Bishops in Zambia commit to protecting children and vulnerable persons through their Child Protection Policy (CPP) launched in 2017. The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) Child Protection agrees and encourages effective state legal machinery in addressing human rights. Closing a 4-day Safeguarding workshop for Diocesan Children Protection officers on Friday, 4th March, 2022 in Lusaka, Fr. Mukosa told...

ZICTA STOPS FRAUDULENTLY REGISTERED SIM CARDS

Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) Acting Corporate Communications Manager Hanford Chaaba is urging consumers to desist from purchasing and using already registered SIM cards as doing so is against the law, and anyone found wanting risks being prosecuted. Mr. Chaaba advised members of the public to report anyone found selling or in possession of fraudulently registered SIM cards to law enforcement agencies or to the Authority on 7070 for possible deactivation. Chaaba implored  consumers to avoid responding to SCAM messages but to forward the same to the Authority for investigations. In 2019, ZICTA  issued SIM Card...

The Salvation Army clocks 100 years in Zambia

By Auspine Sichoombe, ZANIS Chikankata CHIEFTAINESS Mwenda of the Basanje Tonga of Mapangazya in Chikankata has hailed the Salvation Army for the outstanding humanitarian and Christian spiritual work it has undertaken since inception 100 years ago. The Chieftainess has also paid particular glowing tribute for their works at Chikankata Mission hospital, the college of Nursing and Mid-wifery,   and for proclaiming the word of God to her people through the church. And Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary, Reverend  Emmanuel  Chikoya says the church in Zambia will continue partnering with government in alleviating poverty and in preaching the word...

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