Category: Education

K192.5 million Savenda Management Services Court Award  Against Stanbic Bank

K192.5 million Savenda Management Services Court Award Against Stanbic Bank

By Derrick Sinjela In August 2016, Judge Justin Chashi awarded damages to Savenda Management Services amounting to K192.5 million Kwacha. This paper will publish a ten part feature series based on researched positions on the significance and impact of Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB) on access to loans and also the role of banks in economic development. Let me begin by defining a CRB. What is a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and what does it do? Well a Credit Reference Bureau is a collection agency that gathers account information ideally from various creditors and provides that information for purposes of credit...

  Rupiah Bwezani Banda extols Cuba’s Fidel Castro Ruz

 Rupiah Bwezani Banda extols Cuba’s Fidel Castro Ruz

By Joseph Mulekwa and Judith Banda Former Fourth Republican President Rupiah Bwezani Banda says Cuba contributed immeasurably to emancipation of Africa through its departed leader, late Fidel Castro Ruz, Speaking after signing a Book of Condolences at the Cuban Embassy in Lusaka’s Kalundu residential area, last year, Mr. Banda implored global communities to emulate the political and socio-economic philanthropy displayed by the late Cuban revolutionary leader. Flanked by Cuban Ambassador to Zambian, Malawi and COMESA, Ambassador Caridad Perez Gonzalez, Banda expressed deep hearted compasssion for underprivileged people. Mr. Banda heralded the Cuban leaders sacrifices within earshot of Zambia-Cuba Friendship Association...

Phantom 6 Phone charms 2016 Christmas Shoppers

Phantom 6 Phone charms 2016 Christmas Shoppers

By Derrick Sinjela and Joseph Mumbi Chanda Barely a month after its launch on the Zambian market, the Tecno mobile brand, Phantom 6 Phone handset has outsold its target. A survey by Top Rating Entertainment on ‘Tech News and Gargets’ this Christmas found out that the Phantom 6 Phone handset was the most trending gift for most couples to buy and ‘love-birds.”. One out of five gargets exchanged as gifts between Christmas and News day, most people preferred a new stylish Techno brand, the Phantom 6 and 6+ smart phone. The phone has a 21MP AF back camera and double...

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

By Derrick Sinjela FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) General Secretary Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe and Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 as a birthday, and today-Tuesday 10th January 2016  celebrated a ‘double-headeer-birthday-bash.” “A special day, January 10, my daughter Linda and my Dad were both born on this day,” a grateful Liwewe said.

AU-ECOSOCC office move to Lusaka cheers Dr. Joseph Chilengi

AU-ECOSOCC office move to Lusaka cheers Dr. Joseph Chilengi

By Derrick Sinjela AFRICAN Union-Economic Commission on Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) Presiding Officer, Dr. Joseph Chilengi cheered as the continental organ’s Ethiopia Headquarters moves to Zambia. Featuring on Pan African Radio News Feedback programme anchored by Caesar Sindele on January 8th 2017, African Union Economic Commission on Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) Presiding Officer, Dr. Joseph Chilengi expressed delight that the decision has been unanimously welcomed by Head of State and Governments on the continent. Chilengi expressed optimism that Zambia’s economic developments agenda will m ushroom as Conference tourism expected out of the ECOSOCC headquarters being in Lusaka remain...

Re-screen final selected 2017 student bursary prods Lewis Mwape

Re-screen final selected 2017 student bursary prods Lewis Mwape

Monday 2nd January, 2017, Lusaka The Ministry of Higher Education must re-screen the final selected list of students that will be on student bursary scheme to eliminate those children whose parents or relatives have used their possitions to access facilities meant to benefit the poor and vulnerable households. Our concern is that more than 60 percent of those who have been left out on scheme might be poor and vulnerable and may not afford to meet the cost of university education especially those coming from our rural areas and urban poor and vulnerable households. While we appreciate the economic recovery...

Harry Kalaba’s Leadership viewpoint beyond Happy 2017

Harry Kalaba’s Leadership viewpoint beyond Happy 2017

          By Harry Kalaba, PF Bahati MP As we prepare to start a brand-new year tomorrow, I wish to reflect on leadership as promised in my first article. And I wish to do so in honour of my late father Mr. Simon Chisha Harry Kalaba who served as Bahati MP for 17 years from 1974 to 1991 and from whom I learnt an unforgettable lesson that leadership is at best a lonely endeavour. No matter how big your team, sometimes it’s just about you. You are all you have, meaning that at some critical moments, all...

NGOCC 2016 REFLECTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017

NGOCC 2016 REFLECTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017

By Sara H. Longwe-NGOCC BOARD CHAIRPERSON Media Release Saturday 31st  December 2016 In a few days time, the year 2016 comes to a close and we open yet another chapter as we welcome the year 2017. The end of the year provides an excellent opportunity for us as a nation to reflect on our collective achievements and failures from which we can draw lessons in the pursuit of a more prosperous Zambia for all. In order for us to forge ahead as a nation, it is imperative that we re-focus and strategize on how to propel an all-inclusive development agenda...

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