Category: Education

“A call to action – against offensive tendencies,” prods Most Rev. Dr. Alick Banda Archbishop of Lusaka.

By Most Rev. Dr. Alick Banda Archbishop of Lusaka. Peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all! 1. My dear brothers and sisters in Christ and people of good will. I hereby wish to address a thorny issue inter alia other issues that seem to be slowly taking root in our society, albeit complacency from the State and the law enforcement agencies. 2. In the last 12 months, we have witnessed an increase in the number of incidents and events that promote LGBTG+ tendencies contrary to the Laws of Zambia and our Zambian culture. Additionally, there has been an...

Kelvin Chisanga outlines:”The implications of Zambia’s debt restructuring process!”

By Kelvin Chisanga Sunday, 18th September, 2022 In as much as debt has been the main precursor relating it to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package, it is also a tough puzzle to work around with, especially with the questions surrounding debt restructuring plans mainly due to the complicity with a portfolio of national debts, which comprises of debts from capital market, bilateral parties and multilateral players altogether combined. Zambia went on, to issue three key debt instruments (Eurobonds) in 2012, 2014 and 2015 which are estimated to have a stock value of slightly above $3 billion worth of...

Japanese K28 million STEM Training Centre provision cheers Hakainde Hichilema

    By Henry Chunza and Derrick Sinjela PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has thanked the Japanese government for providing resources for the construction of the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Training Centre at a total cost of K28 million (Twenty-Eight Million kwacha). And speaking earlier, Japanese Ambassador to Zambia Mizuuchi Ryuta says education will remain the pillar of Japan’s cooperation to Zambia under the 8th National Development Plan (8NDP), and the New Dawn Administration. President Hichilema said that the construction of the centre will contribute to the country’s objective to increase the interest and facilitate innovation and entrepreneurship among learners...

“Extreme hunger has more than doubled in 10 of the world’s worst climate hotspots over past six years,” warns Gabriela Bucher, Oxfam International Executive Director

“Extreme hunger has more than doubled in 10 of the world’s worst climate hotspots over past six years,” warns Gabriela Bucher, Oxfam International Executive Director   “Extreme hunger has more than doubled in 10 of the world’s worst climate hotspots over past six years,” warns Gabriela Bucher, Oxfam International Executive Director By Oxfam in Southern Africa I Based in Malawi Office I Green Heritage Building I Private Bag B331, Lilongwe LESS than 18 days of fossil fuel companies’ profits would cover the entire UN humanitarian appeal for 2022 Ten of the world’s worst climate hotspots – those with the highest number...

Zambia Embassy in Moscow, Russia holds a special business brunch with representatives of Business Russia

  A special business brunch was held today in Moscow with the Zambian Ambassador to the Russian Federation, HE Mr. Shadreck C. Luwita and the Business representative to Zambia of Business Russia Mr. Ashot Danielyan. Present, online, from the Zambian side was the Vice President of the Zambian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) Mr. Asheini Ashu Sagar. Others present at the brunch was the First secretary of the Zambian embassy in Russia, Vice President of Business Russia and a Representative of the Russian House in Zambia Ms. Yanina Dubeykovskaya. Ms. Yanina highlighted the importance of the humanitarian capital and...

Rosatom Inaugurates Global Youth Partnership for Sustainable Development, Holds First Meeting of Impact Team 2050

Rosatom Inaugurates Global Youth Partnership for Sustainable Development, Holds First Meeting of Impact Team 2050

Rosatom Inaugurates Global Youth Partnership for Sustainable Development, Holds First Meeting of Impact Team 2050 14 September 2022, Moscow. Rosatom held the first meeting of Impact Team 2050, which is the global youth advisory council to the Rosatom CEO. Among the headliners of the meeting were Rosatom’s Deputy Director General for Human Resources Tatyana Terentyeva and President of Rusatom International Network Vadim Titov, who met with the Council Members from 12 countries. In December 2021, at the Global Impact Conference, Alexey Likhachev, the Rosatom Director General, announced the launch of the company’s partnership with youth for sustainable development. “I am...

Barrier-breaking new Zambezi Magic comedy, Seetha explores interracial love and the pitfalls of vanity

Barrier-breaking new Zambezi Magic comedy, Seetha explores interracial love and the pitfalls of vanity Press Release Thursday, 15th September 2022 By DERRICK SINJELA When a beautiful young woman used to being the object of men’s affection has her advances rejected by an eligible bachelor, she goes to great lengths to secure his attention. This not only causes chaos in their lives but also scandalises their families and the entire community. This is the premise of Seetha, an exciting and groundbreaking new comedy premiering on Zambezi Magic on Friday 7 October at 21h30. Starring Swati Patil, Yombwe Cosmos Mbuyisa, Sheetal Virdy,...

FNB Zambia launches Cash@Till and eWallet on POS enhancements as the Bank drives innovation and convenience

By DERRICK SINJELA and HENRY CHUNZA First National Bank Zambia (FNB Zambia) has launched the Cash@Till and eWallet on Point-of-Sale (POS) solutions as the Bank drives innovation and convenience for customers through its Merchant Services offering. Cash@Till is an ability to withdraw cash as customers make card purchases on an FNB Point-of-Sale. This is available at participating Merchant stores nationwide, with a limit of drawing cash of up to ZMW 5,000 per transaction. Cash@Till transactions can only be done with the purchase option while eWallet on POS is an enhancement that will enable customers to do more with their eWallet...

IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS [The Unfortunate Case of Hakainde HICHILEMA’s Reign]

  IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS [The Unfortunate Case of Hakainde HICHILEMA’s Reign] _______________ DANGER ahead! The lives of over 1, 150, 000 citizens are now in clear and present danger. This is unprecedented. This is new. This is as bad as it gets. Death for these citizens now looms. The UPND has now made their future uncertain. ARVs have run out. Yes, ARVs. The already beleaguered leadership of Hakainde HICHILEMA, premised on lies, is now falling apart. The fate is in the foundation. You see, Hakainde HICHILEMA, using public resources, goes to launch a book for his friend...

LSMFEZ a city within the city

By Lillian Banda THE unavailability of healthcare and educational facilities, recreational spaces as well stores where one can get daily food supplies and other needs are deal breakers when it comes to buying land for residential use. This is because the aforementioned necessities help greatly in improving the general wellbeing of individuals and also increases people’s productive capacities in many ways. It is for this reason that a growing number of individuals are investing in residential plots being offered at the Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone (LSMFEZ). One of the advantages, of purchasing a residential plot within the LSMFEZ...

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