Category: Education

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) watering 50,000 Isoka residents

By Freddy Phiri in Isoka District, Muchinga Province World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Luswepo- Suwila Cluster Area Programme (LSCAP) Manager Samuel Chanda is targeting to provide water to 50,000 Isoka residents in Muchinga Province. Officiating at the 2022 World Water Day commemoration, Making Water invisible visible,’ Mr. Chanda said World Vision International (WVI) aims at bettering the livelihood of rural people beyond Zambia’s Isoka residents. Citing Kalungu, Sansanamwenje, Kantenshya, Chinyonga and Kapililonga  areas where people now have piped water, Chanda said the community-based organisation and peers continue working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal Number Six (6) which states: ‘Water and...

Eng. Collins Njovu on resumption of issuance of timber export permits

By Rainbow Reporter Issuance of timber export permits will resume next week says Green Economy and Environment Minister Engineer Collins Njovu. Notifying members of the public and stakeholders in the timber industry Eng. Nzovu explained that resumption of issuance of Timber Export Permits (TEPS) follows remarkable progress made in the audit process instituted a few months ago on the operations of the forestry department, as well as the printing and delivery of timber export permit accountable documents (TEPADS) by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning (MoFNP). Eng. Nzovu, equally serving as UPND Alliance Nangoma Member of Parliament (MP) in...

National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) Director General James Kapesa chats with Luchi on Phoenix FM ‘Let The People Talk!’ Friday 8th April 2022

https://www.facebook.com/RadioPhoenixZambia/videos/320531206840000/?app=fbl The National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) is established pursuant to section 4 of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Act No. 2 of 2018. The compulsory National Health Insurance scheme seeks to provide for a sound and reliable healthcare financing for Zambian households and the entire health sector. The NHI Act enables NHIMA to promote Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through continuum of care that encompasses: Health promotion, Prevention of Disease, Quality curative services and Palliative and rehabilitative care.       NHIMA Registers 1m Members MICHAEL KAUMBAMARCH 22, 2022036400 Lucky Phiri-The National Health Insurance Authority – NHIMA – has...

‘Commemorate Armistice Day by Advertising Zambia’s Lake Chila

  By Ashton Kelly Bunda MOTHER Zambia and every government of the day should step-up and   impose herself  to the world by   rewrite  her successful milestone achievements  through Commemorating ‘Armistice Day’ that      remembers world war 1 and world 2 heroes ,heroines and Lake Chila in the deadliest conflict, which was fought between 1914 and 1945. Educationists and economists, the Military, hospitality industry and the media in Zambia must embark on a vigorous campaign to help market and advertise the great lake Chila situated in Mbala, formerly Abercorn, where the last gun shots of the World War 2 were fired and...

Access to Information Bill: is this the start of New Dawn summersaults?

By Nicholas Bwalya It is 20 years since proponents of the Access to Information (ATI) Bill begun their advocacy to have this important law enacted. Governments have come and gone, MMD and PF regimes all leaving the Bill to gather dust on the shelves of the Ministry of Information.   The PF government was even more daring than the MMD because in its manifesto of 2011 to 2016, the party pledged to enact the Bill into law. But as they say the rest is history. In a country that is among the top of the Corruption Perception Index, enacting the...

Southern Province can produce International Long Distance Runners, Sikaleya Gamela …Samuel Matete tags Mbala as good training ground

By Ashton Kelly Bunda CHOMA District Commissioner Sikaleya Gamela says excellence in long distance races is not only a preserve for Ethiopian and Kenyan runners as Zambia’s Southern Province is hilly and mountainous, as the geographical landscape in Eastern African. When reached for a comment, in a telephone interview from Kitwe, Copperbelt Province, 1996 Japan Olympics 400 meters hurdle gold medalist, Samuel Matete said Mbala District in the Northern Province is equally in good standing as the Southern Province, Ethiopia and Kenya in grooming competitive and resilient athletes. Said Africa’s Legendary Track and field star Matete: “It is not only...

Croatian Aljosa Asanovic is Chipolopolo coach

By Staff Writer Croatian coach Aljosa Asanovic was unveiled as the new Chipolopolo coach on a 4-year performance-based deal in January 2022. Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) General Secretary Adrian Kashala presented the 55-year-old to the media at Lusaka’s Protea Hotel on Tuesday, 18th January, 2022 Asanovic is not new to the Chipolopolo bench having previously worked as a Technical Advisor to Beston Chambeshi. Slovakian Karol Prazencia will assistant coach, Stefan Carevic serving as video assistant and with Kalililo Kakonje chosen as goalkeepers’ coach by the Croatian trainer. In order to consolidate a desire to leave no stone unturned in...

TOTAL BAN SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAGS AND REGULATE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BOTTLES

    By Conwell Hakapya, Executive Director, Citizens Environmental and Social Concern (CESCo) +260 97 7766117 PLASTIC pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues globally and Zambia in particular. This problem is mainly necessitated by the rapid, increasing, and uncontrolled production of disposable plastic products which are overwhelming Zambia’s ability to deal with them especially after-life. In 1950 the world produced only 2 million tons of plastic per year. Since then, annual production has increased nearly 200-fold, reaching 381 million tons of plastic produced in 2015. Only 9% of all plastic waste ever produced has been recycled....

Advance child rights broadcasts, Vusumuzi Sifile courts media

By Derrick Sinjela As southern African countries joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) on Sunday, 6th March, 2022, Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) Executive Director Vusumuzi Sifile called on broadcasters in the region to feature more content by and about children, sensitizing the masses on the need to end violence against Children.   The ICDB is commemorated every first Sunday of March annually, as a way of encouraging broadcasters across the world to raise awareness on issues affecting children. With the 2022 ICDB themed “Ending Violence Against Children Through Safe Media”....

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