Category: Education

MEMO to All Media Houses and Media Bodies – World Press Freedom Day Activities

MEMO to All Media Houses and Media Bodies – World Press Freedom Day Activities

The 2017 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) Organising Committee would like to invite all media houses to participate in this year’s planned Press Freedom Day activities; As you are aware, World Press Freedom Day is commemorated annually on May 3. This year’s theme is “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in Advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies”. The Organising Committee Secretariat, which this year is being hosted by Panos Institute Southern Africa, has already started convening preparatory meetings for the 2017 WPFD celebrations every Thursdays at 10:00hrs. Planned activities include: Prison Visit on April 21 Inter-company Sport Tournament on...

CEC energises 2017 Zambia Open Golf Tournament

CEC energises 2017 Zambia Open Golf Tournament

Apr 06, 2017 04:11 pm Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc share price as of Thursday, 6th April 2017 is 1.03 (0.00 Kwacha / 0.00%) Chairman Hanson Sindowe has described the Zambia Open Golf tournament as a significant event on the nation’s sporting calendar worthy of the Company’s continued support. CEC has handed a cheque of USD25,000 to the organisers of Mopani/Redpath 2017 Zambia Open Golf Tournament to be held at Nkana Golf Club in Kitwe from 29th May to 4th June, 2017. The sponsorship continues a partnership that started in 2014 when Mopani Copper Mines Plc (Mopani), CEC’s second largest customer,...

DEC PRESS STATEMENT – 8th April, 2017

DEC PRESS STATEMENT – 8th April, 2017

PRESS STATEMENT Lusaka, Saturday 8th April, 2017-The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit has arrested a 42 year-old female Accountant of Lusaka for money laundering activities involving over K90 thousand. Cecilia Muntemba, 42, an Accountant of Plot No. 184 Gardenia Avondale in Lusaka has been arrested for theft by public servant and money laundering contrary to the laws of Zambia. Particulars of the offence are that Cecilia Muntemba on dates unknown but between 1st January, 2013 and 31st June, 2014 jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown did steal K91, 158 from the Road Transport...

Armyworm, aquaculture and other exciting and interactive workshops and demos at Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba

Armyworm, aquaculture and other exciting and interactive workshops and demos at Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba

“Aquaculture sector has a very high potential for alleviating poverty” The upcoming Agritech Expo at GART in Chisamba will once again offer free workshops offering practical advice as well as live demonstrations to help farmers combat challenges such as the armyworm, explore new technologies such as aquaculture as well as learn from experts on improving efficiency of operations and yields on their farms. The award-winning event returns to Chisamba for the fourth time this year from 27-29 April. Armyworm and aquaculture The Armyworm Combat Workshop will take place on Saturday, 29 April and will provide an opportunity for agri institutions...

ZESCO GOES GREEN

ZESCO GOES GREEN

By Karen Mwelwa in Ikelenge District, North-Western Province ZESCO Limited has joined the rest of the world by going green by embarking on a national program of tree planting, which is in line with government’s policy, aiming at encouraging all stake holders and other cooperating partners to plant trees. ZESCO Strategy, Corporate Services Director, Changala Nswana, said it is the responsibility of every well-meaning citizen to care about the environment and plant trees. Mr Nswana said this at the tree planting exercise in Ikelenge District, North-Western province under the theme: “Planting a minimum of one hector of trees per year.”...

2017 BUILT /LINED UP KUOMBOKA ACTIVITIES DIARY UPDATE

By Liwena Mukeya in Mongu As more and more visitors and tourists are arriving in readiness to watch this year’s Kuomboka ceremony, below are some of the events to take note as well as places to visit. Wednesday 5th April 2017. *Kuomboka Fundraising walk from old Shoprite to Mongu town along Mongu to Senanga road. This event will be spiced up by Men and women dressed in Misisi and Liziba as they walk and dance to the beautiful royal tunes called Manjabila etc *Barotse Arts Exbition at Yuuka Cultural Center in Mongu, organized by department of arts and culture under...

NGOCC Press Statement on a Landmark Murder Judgement

NGOCC Press Statement on a Landmark Murder Judgement

For Immediate Release 4th April, 2017 The Non -governmental Organizations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) welcomes the High Court landmark ruling in which Judge Betty Mung’omba has acquitted Elizabeth Lungu of Mtendere Compound for murdering her husband Anthony Nkhoma. This judgment resonates with our sentiments advanced in earlier statements that most of the women who kill their husbands do so in self defense. In many instances where women kill their husbands, investigations have shown that such women would have been victims of domestic violence who act in self defense. We further note that in the past, courts have found women in similar...

75% Electricity tariff hike a must, plead David Mabumba Victor Mundende

75% Electricity tariff hike a must, plead David Mabumba Victor Mundende

By Derrick Sinjela ENERGY Minister David Mabumba and Zesco limited Managing Director Victor Mundende say the 75 per cent electricity tariff hike is a must. Both Mr. Mabumba and Mr. Mundende says the adjustment has been necessitated by the economic environment and a dire need to attack investment in hydro electric power generation. During a 4th Tuesday April 2017, Zesco RETAIL TARIFF APPLICATION Media Brief Presentation at Government Complex in Lusaka, Mabumba and Mundende say inflation had previously risen from an average of seven to 22 per cent and low copper prices at US$ 4,5000, worsened by reduced income is...

LUSAKA, SOUTH AFRICA’S EKURHULENI SIGN MOU TO EXCHANGE IDEAS ON SERVICE DELIVERY

LUSAKA, SOUTH AFRICA’S EKURHULENI SIGN MOU TO EXCHANGE IDEAS ON SERVICE DELIVERY

By Nicky Shabolyo PRESS SECRETARY HIGH COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA IN SOUTH AFRICA PRETORIA – SATURDAY, 25TH MARCH, 2017 – The cities of Lusaka and Ekurhuleni of South Africa have agreed to share best practices in public service delivery and to work together in order to strengthen collaboration. This came to light on Thursday when Executive Mayors for Lusaka and Ekurhuleni, Mr. Wilson Kalumba and Mr. Mzwandile Masina, respectively, signed a memorandum of understanding to operationalise the agreement. Local Government Association of Zambia president, Mr. Christopher Kang’ombe, who is also Mayor of Kitwe, various officials from Lusaka City Council and the...

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