Category: Education

Kampamba Mulenga preaches power of Information & Education

Kampamba Mulenga preaches power of Information & Education

By Ashton Kelly Bunda Information Broadcasting Services Minister Kampamba Mulenga says the Patriotic Front (PF) has not departed from vision of its founding father President, the late Michael Chilufya Sata as doing so will amount to betrayal. Ms. Mulenga, one of the first female District chairperson after succeeding as treasurer at  Kalonga Ward in Kalulushi constituency, Copperbelt Province wants the media to inform Zambians on milestone achievements  recorded by the Patriotic Front (PF) Government. Featuring at a PF Interactive Forum at Lusaka’s Chrismar Hotel, Ms. Mulenga said: “There a lot of positively beautiful things to tell the world about Zambia, ...

Emerine Kabanshi seeks local Zambians

Emerine Kabanshi seeks local Zambians

 By Ashton Kelly Bunda COMMUNITY Development and Social Services Minister Emerine Kabanshi sees light at the end of the Zambian poverty tunnel once a parliamentary draft social protection bill is tabled and assented to by President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. Kabanshi says he Social Protection Act (SPA) will enhance stakeholder coordination and lift the majority of vulnerable people. Launching the 2017 National Social Protection Week at the New Government Complex in Lusaka, Kabanshi says the vicious poverty cycle will go and people can lead decent livelihood with dignity, once the Social Protection Act is actualised. “Enactment of Social Protection Act will...

NRFA US$ 1.9 million Chongwe Toll Plaza opens

NRFA US$ 1.9 million Chongwe Toll Plaza opens

 By Derrick Sinjela and Richard Nyirenda THE National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) Relations Manager Alphonsius Hamachilais elated that all construction works and road tolling systems at Chongwe Toll Plaza have been completed and road tolling commenced on Monday 4th December 2017. Mr. Hamachila says Avic International, which constructed the US$ 1.9 million Chongwe Toll Plaza through the Road Development Agency (RDA) had completed all works and handed over the Toll Plaza to NRFA for operations. Hamachila says the Chongwe Toll Plaza has modern road tolling features which include enhanced security cameras for internal controls, transparency and accountability, vehicle recognition devices,...

Professor Jeffrey Sachs five big solutions to ending poverty

Professor Jeffrey Sachs five big solutions to ending poverty

By Ashton Kelly Bunda In his book, ‘The End of Poverty: How we can make it happen in our lifetime: The Big Five Solutions to ending Poverty; Jeffrey Sachs preaches overcoming hunger, disease and poverty. Professor Sachs pegs investment in ‘Agriculture Inputs’ as an effective means to raise yields and crop value addition. Secondly, Professor Sachs says ‘investment in basic Health’ will ultimately save lives as top paraphrase a popular adage by Zambian Developmental Media Alliance (ZADEMA) Philanthropist Derrick Sinjela; ‘a healthy community is a foundation for a wealthy society’. Thirdly, Investment in Education will build knowledge and skills, argues...

Ghana MP’s meet Clerk of National Assembly

Ghana MP’s meet Clerk of National Assembly

By Derrick Sinjela IN A PAN AFRINANIST SPIRIT, staff of the Ghanaian Parliament bearing a message from Speaker, paid a courtesy call on the Clerk of the National Assembly of Zambia, Mrs Cecilia Mbewe on Monday, 13th November 2017, at Parliament Buildings, and delivered fraternal greetings to Dr. Patrick Matibini, Zambia’s Speaker of the National Assembly. .Mrs Mbewe welcomed the Staff from Ghana who are on a study Visit to Zambia. The Clerk further gave the members of staff general information on the role and objectives of Parliament, the structure of the offices of the Chief Whip, Leader of Opposition,...

UPPZ’s Charles Chanda empowering Zambian women

UPPZ’s Charles Chanda empowering Zambian women

By Derrick Sinjela UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charlres Chanda is pushing an empowerment agenda for a cross  section of the Zambian people in Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western , Southern and Southern Provinces. For instance, in Lusaka, a young person Limbile Dunamis Manjolo is elated that Mr. Chanda is empowering young people, women and vulnerable men in a spirit of teaching one to fish and survive through income generation activities. Ms. Manjolo observed that the UPPZ Youth Empowerment programme in Linda compound is on course building survival instincts among children, young people, women and...

President Lungu calls for support to needy children

President Lungu calls for support to needy children

Republic of Zambia SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, DURING THE CHESHIRE HOMES KABULONGA CONCERT AT THE ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY CROSS FRIDAY, 1ST DECEMBER, 2017 BOARD CHAIRPERSON OF CHESHIRE HOMES KABULONGA; CHESHIRE HOMES KABULONGA BOARD; FRASCISCAN MISSIONARY SISTERS OF ASISI; CABINET MINISTERS PRESENT; MEMBERS OF THE PRESS; PARTICIPANTS; DISTINGUISHED GUESTS LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: GOODEVENING! I AM DELIGHTED TO BE HERE THIS EVENING AT THE INVITATION OF THE FRANSCISCAN MISSIONARY SISTERS OF ASISI WHO ARE MANAGING CHESHIRE HOMES KABULONGA EXCEPTIONALLY WELL. IT IS GRATIFYING TO BE PART OF THIS FUNDRAISING CONCERT...

[Zambia and WSF discussion] 18-21/dec – OnLineAct440 INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM GENEVA

[Zambia and WSF discussion] 18-21/dec – OnLineAct440 INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM GENEVA

On line accompaniment  INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM GENEVA DYNEX1WSF act440 Geneva 18-21 december WHO ?  AEPF-chad   l’association Action pour l’Éducation et la Promotion de la Femme au Tchad with the placement of this “online accompanying activity” in  WSFextension dynamics Dynex1FSM , AEPF-chad asserts itself as   a ” a participating instance ” in the ” world social forum process”, as those notions are described in the  WSF charter AEPF chad is also interested in the building of  “internet social forum ”  – ISF http://openfsm.net/projects/tchad-et-fsm/tchadetfsm-act440-accompagnement-en-ligne-forum-gouvernance-internet-geneve/#EN WHEN  18-21  december Geneva   https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/switzerland/geneva WHAT ?  Thanks to AEPF Chad receive links to the live videos available in...

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