Category: Education

Kampamba Mulenga applauds Yang You Ming

Kampamba Mulenga applauds Yang You Ming

CHINESE AMBASSADOR PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING SERVICES MINISTER(For immediate release).Zambia and the People’s Republic of China have reaffirmed their commitment to extend further the bilateral relations in the Information and Broadcasting sector. This was when Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Yang You Ming called on the Minister of Information of Broadcasting Services and Chief Government Spokesperson, Hon Kampamba Mulenga at her office today.The duo said bilateral relations between the two countries should continue growing, given that Zambia and China have cooperated in many areas such as media, education, transport, health and infrastructure development since Zambia gained her...

ERB PRESS STATEMENT- ZESCO electricity Tariff hike application

ERB PRESS STATEMENT- ZESCO electricity Tariff hike application

By Agnes Phiri (Mrs) Director – Consumer and Public Affairs-Energy Regulation Board THE Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has received an application to vary electricity tariffs by ZESCO Limited with effect from 1st May 2017. In its application, by ZESCO MD Victor Mundende, ZESCO proposes to increase tariffs by 75% on average, in two phases starting with 50% on 1st May and a further 25% in September 2017. Following the ZESCO application the ERB will now proceed to consider the proposed tariff increases in line with the provisions of the Law that governs electricity tariff determination, particularly as specified in the...

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN ZAMBIA  Friday 24th MARCH, 2017

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN ZAMBIA Friday 24th MARCH, 2017

By Rev Dr Alfred Kalembo Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ)-President The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) heads of churches and leadership meeting in Lusaka on 23rd March, 2017 took time to reflect on a number of national issues as they unfolded since the elections in August, 2016. INTRODUCTION We note government’s efforts towards improving the living standards of people in the country by the many infrastructural developments in the various parts of the country especially the construction of roads, schools and health facilities. We have also noted the many pronouncements indicating plans for further actions in the continued...

Selection and Procurement of Financiers and Contractors for the Batoka Gorge Hydro Power Scheme will be transparent

Selection and Procurement of Financiers and Contractors for the Batoka Gorge Hydro Power Scheme will be transparent

By Chileshe Kandeta MoF www.mof.gov.zm The investor conference on development of the Batoka Gorge Hydro Electric Project recently co-hosted by Zambia and Zimbabwe on 30 March 2017 was over-subscribed in terms of attendance and interest, Finance Minister Felix Mutati has said. “The conference was organized to market the project to potential financiers and investors following the preliminary feasibility study by Ernst and Young,” he said and added that, “through the event, the two Governments managed to stimulate initial indications of interest from financers and investors who would like to finance the estimated US$4 billion project.” During the conference, the Governments...

Drug Enforcement Commission arrests Lusaka Businessman

Drug Enforcement Commission arrests Lusaka Businessman

Lusaka, Wednesday 22nd March, 2017-The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit has arrested a Lusaka Businessman for money laundering activities involving K50, 000. Frank Bwalya, 48, a businessman of Chazanga Compound in Lusaka has been arrested for personation of person named in certificate, obtaining credit by false pretences, forgery and uttering of false documents. Particulars of the offence are that Frank Bwalya on dates unknown but between September, 2016 and February, 2017 jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown with intent to defraud did personate as Samuel Phiri a Teacher at a named school in...

Government and the Church partnership key says Father Derrick Muwina

Government and the Church partnership key says Father Derrick Muwina

By Derrick Sinjela THE Anglican Church says that it would welcome Government support towards rehabilitating its 46-year old Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, but it is also wary of the risk of compromising its prophetic voice. In an interview with the author, Father Derrick Muwina said that while the church was ready to receive donations of any kind to help rehabilitate the cathedral it did not want a situation that gave the impression that Government was sponsoring its programmes. Father Muwina an Assistant Priest to Dean, Canon Charley Thomas and Sub Dean, Father William Vwapu said that it...

Restoring Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross heritage

Restoring Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross heritage

By Derrick Sinjela UNITED we stand, divided we fall, as indicated in a parlance of old stressing the importance of unity of purpose is being used as a catchphrase to reiterate The Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross, status as a national heritage. Initial efforts to take good care of the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross are being themed under ‘Restoring a National Heritage’ through a broad-based ecumenical partnership. It is against this backdrop and facet that local, regional and international partners are being wooed into recommitting their emotional, material and monitory support in an initiative dubbed ‘The Cathedral...

Stanbic Bank – EXPOSED!

Stanbic Bank – EXPOSED!

BY DERRICK SINJELA I continue to warn the nation about the unprofessional conduct of Stanbic Bank Limited in Africa and how the bank has the ability to do anything to have their way. In this article I want the readership to judge for themselves based on the naked facts in the Savenda vs Stanbic Bank, and why I continue to argue that Hon Judge J Chashi was on firm ground in making a judgement in favour of Savenda Management Services. This landmark judgment has first and foremost attracted the attention of the journalistic family in the SADC and COMESA region....

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