Category: Education

Russia carries out this year’s first shipment of equipment for the ITER machine

Institution “Project Center ITER” (ROSATOM), Moscow (May 18, 2022) – The shipment of the next batch of Russian electrical equipment for the ITER fusion reactor has been completed. All eight trailers with Russian electrical equipment for the power supply systems of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor safely crossed the Russian border. The cargo was shipped from the territory of JSC “NIIEFA” (ROSATOM), St. Petersburg. This is the first shipment of Russian components of the future machine made this year. This delivery (the 24th in a row) includes busbars providing power supply to the superconducting coils of the ITER magnetic system,...

THINGS MARRIED COUPLES NEED TO AVOID TO ENSURE THEY LIVE IN SUBSTANTIAL AND PEACEFUL MARRIAGES

1. Assuming small and basic things which seems not to be relevant   A lot of marriages in the current world have been destroyed with small things that which if the involved couples would have taken them serious, then there would be no rifts in their respective marriages. Poor communication in marriage can act as a barricade to any successful marriage as through good communication, both parties get to solve their differences which ensures their marriages last even longer. Some partners may act in such an absurd way like not being concerned about their partner’s feelings, something that can easily...

DOREEN MWAMBA IDENTIFIES CHILDREN’S RIGHTS CHAMPION

  By Rainbow Reporter COMMUNITY Development and Social Services (CDSS) Minister Doreen Mwamba is determined to identify a Champion for Children’s rights figure soon. Mrs. Mwamba assured Child Fund Country Director Simba Machingaidze as she paid a courtesy at the CDSS ministerial office pointing out that a Champion for Children’s rights figure will increase visibility of interventions beings implemented to protect young people. Mr. Machingaidze and Programme Director Doris Chirwa expressed concern that for some time now, Zambia has had no notable public figure to actively champion the rights of children. Machingaidze said a Champion figure would play a significant...

Commonwealth trains Zambian staff on management and corruption mitigation measures

  By Angela Kolongo Communications Officer, Communications Division   More than 20 senior leadership and management staff from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Zambia have completed a four-day workshop aimed at equipping them with skills to successfully lead anti-corruption agencies and mitigate corruption both within the organisation and externally.   Convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with the Anti-Corruption Commission of Zambia, the management and leadership training programme was the first of a series of three, which will see more than 70 personnel from different departments and levels of management benefit from a range of skills including strengthening their...

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for urgent climate action on Earth Day

By Josephine Latu-Sanft, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Division, Commonwealth Secretariat   The Commonwealth Secretary-General (SG) Patricia Scotland Queens Counsel (QC) has called for countries to ramp up action to urgently address key challenges linked to climate change, ocean, land degradation and biodiversity loss.   Dr. Scotland reiterated that a connection between planet and people has never been starker than now, as witnessed by increasing evidence of how human actions and habits impact Earth’s life support systems so profoundly, whether on land, in the ocean or in the atmosphere.   “Every country within our Commonwealth family of nations has been adversely...

INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS TO ZAMTEL MOBILE MONEY

  Tuesday, 26th April, 2022 – We wish to inform the public that Zamtel Mobile Money is now able to receive international money transfers from the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe, through Remitly. Remitly is a leading international payments company that leverages digital channels, including for mobile payments, to send money internationally. Remitly’s digital platform is a faster, cheaper, and more convenient option for customers to send money across borders. It enables users to make person-to-person money transfers in over 135 countries around the world. Zamtel, through its Mobile Money services arm is delighted to announce this milestone that will enhance the...

Zambia and Bath & Wells mourn the loss of Bishop David Njovu

      By Rainbow Reporter   The Right Reverend Ruth Worsley, Bishop of Taunton was filled with great sadness that to share the news of the passing of the Right Reverend David Njovu, Bishop of the Diocese of Lusaka.   Bishop Ruth moaned, “I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Bishop David’s passing and on behalf of the diocese I have sent our love and prayers. I have fond memories of him from my consecration as Bishop of Taunton and greatly appreciated the very warm welcome and hospitality he extended when I visited Zambia.   “His was...

Access to Information Bill: is this the start of New Dawn summersaults?

  By Nicholas Bwalya It is 20 years since proponents of the Access to Information (ATI) Bill begun their advocacy to have this important law enacted. Governments have come and gone, MMD and PF regimes all leaving the Bill to gather dust on the shelves of the Ministry of Information.   The PF government was even more daring than the MMD because in its manifesto of 2011 to 2016, the party pledged to enact the Bill into law. But as they say the rest is history. In a country that is among the top of the Corruption Perception Index, enacting...

Zanaco Daily Treasury Newsletter

  Contact the Zanaco Treasury Team: Virginia Mwalilino (0977 561166), Nyangu Mwansa (0977 600228), Mudenda Sikapoto (0977 796025), Nana Mukwiza (0966 745656) ,Roy Mbazima (0977199495), Jibinga Jibinga (0977 836332), Kawang’u Sakuwaha (0972 973318) Landlines: +260-(211)-425 795/425 796/425 798/4257 99/+260 977 915903/+260 961 050352 Local Currency Markets Thursday’s session saw the local currency trade within its newly established range as it continues to battle for support in a dollar strained market. The kwacha made marginal loses to close at K17.4550/17.5050 on the bid and the offer respectively against it opening levels of K K17.4200/17.4700 per dollar. The kwacha is anticipated to...

Government not selling Times of Zambia, assures Chushi Kasanda-Jangulo

Zambian Government not selling Times of Zambia, assures Chushi Kasanda-Jangulo By Derrick Sinjela and Saeed Simon Banda in Lusaka, Zambia THE Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is not selling the Times of Zambia (ToZ) says Minister of Information and Media and Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda-Jangulo. In a Thursday, 5th May, 2022 Statement on the Times Printpak Zambia Limited, Ms. Kasanda-Jangulo allayed fear raised that Government intends to sell the ToZ. Referring to a Wednesday, 4th May, 2020, as part of the commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), Brainstorming Session, Kasanda-Jangulo recollected that President Hakainde Hichilema...

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