Category: Education

CHILDREN’S PARLIAMENT 2022

By Beatrice Mumba ON MONDAY, 18th July, 2022, the National Children’s Parliament was held under the theme ” Economic recovery for children’s prosperity ” at the Lusaka City council Chambers on Independence Avenue. During the Parliament Session coordinated by the Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR), the participating Children, representing ten provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western deliberated on effects as individuals and a body corporate, including giving out reasons as to why the Children’s Code Bill must be enacted into law. Mundia Lubinda, one of the children that participated noted that the Zambian...

Helping Chalo a film about Tobacco Harm Reduction premiered

  … Mwape is using digital storytelling to amplify unheard narratives and foster conversations and training on tobacco harm reduction. By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (20-09-2022-Zambia24) – An international multi-award-winning filmmaker who premiered recently launched a film called ‘Helping Chalo’ at the Numetro Cinema in Lusaka he is advocating for safer methods. Emmanuel Mwape told journalists in an event launched on 9th September 22 event that was attended by local health personnel, media personalities, content creators and the general public tells the story touches on various subjects that border on human rights, nicotine products, cessation, drug control, tobacco control, drug laws,...

PS Lackson Kasonka schools medical doctors

By Kelvin Phiri, Lusaka… Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 MINISTRY of Health (MoH) Permanent Secretary-Technical Services Lackson Kasonka has advised medical doctors to offer distinguished service to the nation. Professor Kasonka says medical doctors must place patients at the center of the profession and that it calls for a sacrifice Prof. Kasonka reminded the medical practitioners to observe professional conduct and to refrain from engaging in wrongful behavior that will drag the profession into disrepute. The Permanent Secretary stressed the need for medical doctors to service the community with utmost diligence and hard work. Prof. Kasonka was speaking during an induction...

UPND dining with Tobacco Industry at the expense of Zambians, protests ZAMNAT’s Paxina Phiri

By Maria Sunga and DERRICK SINJELA Zambia Media Network Against Tobacco (ZAMNAT) President Paxina Phiri is disappointed at the way the United Party for National Development (UPND) ‘New Dawn Alliance Administration’ is treating the Tobacco Control Bill as indulgence with the tobacco industry is clearly evident. In a Wednesday, 21st August, 2022 Press Statement -, a worried Ms. Phiri said it is shocking to note that the tobacco industry through the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and industry (ZACCI) invited the Ministry of Health to a round table meeting when the government, according to article 5:3 of the World Health Organizations...

KOMBONI HAS GOT TALENT

KOMBONI HAS GOT TALENT By Patrick Salubusa Kapwepwe ward 25 councilor Komboni Ambassador YOUTHS from Kapwepwe Ward 25’s Chikolokosho area and Lima Ward 26’s Airways area have come together to fight substance abuse through putting value on artistic talent and yesterday they invited me to be part of their weekly Music & Dance Show. Since their biggest request is exposure I went to see their God given talents in the company of Agness Manda and Maria Salubusa who are presenters and producers of ZED Youth Club, a youth talent show broadcast on ZED Entertainment TV every Saturday with a view...

Majority of Zambians wanted Bill 10, insists advocate Prince J. Ndoyi

By Derrick Sinjela Barely a week after United Party for National Development (UPND) parliamentarian celebrated failure of Bill Ten of 2019,  Bill 10 advocates led by Prince J. Ndoyi insist that a majority of Zambian women, chiefs and disabled persons  wanted the amendment to be enacted. Speaking during a Media Briefing at  Lusaka’s ZAMCOM Lodge, Bill 10 advocate Prince Ndoyi protested that the bill once enacted, the amendment would have enhance democracy and help develop Zambia. Meanwhile bill 10 advocates have blamed opposition United party for National Development UPND of contaminating the minds of Zambians against bill 10 with falsehoods....

Wednesday 23rd December 2020 Media Statement of the Socialist Party on the Economic Recovery Plan Delivered by DR Ngenda Mwikisa – General Treasurer and Second Vice President

Statement of the Socialist Party on the Economic Recovery Plan Delivered by DR Ngenda Mwikisa – General Treasurer and Second Vice President In 2011, we the people of Zambia decided to change the stewardship of our economy from the MMD to PF. This was on the promise that the PF would bring about a vigorous and unrelenting fight against poverty. We can only assume now that the PF’s campaign in 2011 was never meant to be implemented as all the economic fundamentals have been deteriorating few years after they took over the Government. From the time the PF formed Government...

Prince Philip finally shares burial space with Queen 👑 Elizabeth The Second

BY TILLY ALEXANDER/ Moses Zangar Jr. Did you know Prince Philip is expected to be buried alongside his beloved wife, Queen Elizabeth II, having been temporarily interred in the Royal Vault until her death? Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip passed away in April last year, with a funeral held in the same month. However, instead of being buried immediately, the late Duke of Edinburgh’s body was interred in a special royal vault so that he could be laid to rest alongside his wife after her death. The rarely seen Royal Vault is located beneath St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle,...

Felix Nkulukusa outlines ‘August 2022 Budget Performance’ transparency

By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA and SAEED SIMON BANDA In August, 2022, K11.9 billion was released to finance public service delivery with K3 billion as a wage bill for public service workers – including health, teaching, and service personnel, says Secretary to the Treasury, Felix Nkulukusa in a Ministry of Finance and National Planning Sunday, 18th September, 2022 Among the significant releases made in August, 2022, was K537.6 million which went towards payment of redundancy packages for former Indeni workers; K227.4 million for the Food Security Pack; K200.7 million for the Youth and Women Empowerment component under the Constituency Development...

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