Category: Education

Removal of vendors is in good faith-Kelvin Mutale Sampa

Removal of vendors is in good faith-Kelvin Mutale Sampa

By Derrick Sinjela THE Zambian Government  is interested in better trading spaces, for citizens, says  Patriotic Front (PF) Kasama Member of Parliament (MP) Kelvin Mutale Sampa told Comet Radio 93.7FM ‘The Podium’ anchored Timothy Chilala Mukwima, on Wednesday 7th March 2018. Responding to the anchors question on whether or not removal of vendors had made the PF and President Edgar Chagwa Lungu unpopular, Mr. Sampa says even at family level, a parent is equally supposed to create a conducive and sane environment. Kasama located approximately, 850 kilometres in the Northern |Province, from Lusaka, Sampa explained that ‘Cooperatives Initiative’ a brainchild...

NBA WELCOMES THE COMING INTO FORCE OF THE NAGOYA-KUALA LUMPUR SUPPLEMENTARY PROTOCOL

NBA WELCOMES THE COMING INTO FORCE OF THE NAGOYA-KUALA LUMPUR SUPPLEMENTARY PROTOCOL

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA- The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) has welcomed the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress which came into effect on Monday, March 5, 2018 in Japan. NBA Chief Executive Officer Mr. Lackson Tonga said the protocol was key in contextualization of the Biosafety Act. “Zambia is a part to the Cartagena Protocol and the coming into effect of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, is very welcome and timely,” he said. “The Cartagena Protocol is important because it addresses the handling and transiting of GMOs so that they...

CCZ commends Chiefs’ rejection of Land Policy

CCZ commends Chiefs’ rejection of Land Policy

By Council of Churches in Zambia   THE Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has commended the move by traditional leaders to reject the land policy which they feel disregards their role as traditional leaders. CCZ General Secretary Fr Emmanuel Chikoya says the proposal by Government to side-line Chiefs in the administration of land will result in more Zambians being displaced from their pieces of land in their own country. In a Media Statement issued by CCZ COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER Michael Mazakaza (Mr), Fr Chikoya says so far a lot of Zambians have been displaced from their pieces of land which...

K5.63 billion released for development programmes and Government operations

K5.63 billion released for development programmes and Government operations

By Chileshe Kandeta For/MINISTRY OF FINANCE www.mof.gov.zm Monday, 5th March, 2018 IN FEBRUARY, 2018, the Treasury released a total of K5.63 billion for developmental programmes and Government operations. Of this amount, a total of K2.14 billion was for personal emoluments for public service workers, K1.5 billion went towards debt service, and K799 billion was released for grants while the remainder of K1.22 billion went to other key programmes including capital projects. K341 million was disbursed to Ministries Provinces and Other Spending Agencies (MPSA’s) for operations and for implementation of planned programmes and activities. The Auditor General was given K15 million...

Ng’andu Peter Magande’s personal Reflection

Ng’andu Peter Magande’s personal Reflection

By Cibiya Magande I ENROLLED at Namaila Primary School in August 1954 as Cibiya Magande and started attending school in Sub A at the age of seven years. Namaila School had only four grades of Sub A, Sub B, Standard I and Standard II. To get to the school on time, I woke up very early in the morning. With a packed meal of either left-over nsima called mbuba, some roast maize or cibwantu, I and other pupils from my village jogged all the way to school. On the way, we washed our faces, hands and legs in the Simaila River....

Support domestic tourism, prods Livingstone Acting District Commissioner Harriet Kawina

Support domestic tourism, prods Livingstone Acting District Commissioner Harriet Kawina

By Jonathan Kabwe in Livingstone, Southern Province LIVINGSTONE Acting District Commissioner Harriet Kawina has called up on all Zambians to have interest of going to that city and watch the natural wonders that are found there. She said watching of natural wonders should not be left to the people coming from other countries alone, but Zambians too should embrace it. Speaking in Livingstone recently Ms Kawina said it is very affordable to be a tourist in Livingstone than people outside that district always perceive. ‘’I wish to called upon all Zambians to have much interest in coming to our city...

Zambia must Expedite ‘Alcohol Policy’SAAPA, prods Philip Chaponda

Zambia must Expedite ‘Alcohol Policy’SAAPA, prods Philip Chaponda

By Patrick Soko THE Government has been reminded to expedite the formulation of the ‘Alcohol Policy’ in a bid to regulate its sale, consumption and ultimately reduce on its negative impact on health including other social and economic factors, by Southern Africa Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) Regional President Philip Chaponda. During his 2017 address to Parliament President Edgar Chagwa Lungu expressed worry over the indiscriminate sale of alcoholic beverages in bus stations, markets and other public places, which Zambia’s Sixth Republican Head of State attributed to increased number of accidents, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and diseases. A disheartened Mr. Chaponda...

R4M Extarordinary Beyond K250, 000 winner Mukena Kazanga  

      By Master Chimbala About R4M Season 6 Prostitutes have rocked the Zambian TV with confessions and new goals for their life, including prospects for love, marriage and family. The 6th Season of Ready for Marriage ExtraOrdinary beyond reality TV show draws its inspiration from the third season of the show. In this 2017 show there are 12 ladies who have declared that they have been Sex Workers and now seek to change by stopping prostitution. The contestants confess that what drew them into prostitution is desperation and constant lacking. The show launched on Friday the 6th of...

Rainbow News Zamba 2018  CROSSWORD PUZZLE 63

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TopStar Hands Over House & Car Grand Prize

  By Derrick Sinjela A TopStar female subscriber Precious Lubinda Wamundila from Lusaka’s Makeni is now an instant ‘Land-Lady’ winning a two-bed roomed grand prized house in the K750,000 worth TopStar House Money Car 2017 Christmas promotion, with Emmanuel Muzeya Dilema from Solwezi, North—Western Province who walked away with the Nissan NP300 van. TopStar has given out a two-bedroomed house and a brand-new Nissan NP300 Hardbody in the final presentation of prizes in the just-ended TopStar House Money Car promotion to two lucky subscribers at a colourful ceremony in Lusaka. Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Mulenga Kampamba, who officiated at...

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