Category: Education

Cooperating Partners cheer Prof. Lackson Kasonka

  By Bilke Mulenga | Journalist Communication and External Relations Department of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA | Ministry of Health – HQ Haile Selassie Road, Longacres | Box 30205 | Lusaka- Zambia Phone No.: +260 955 684929 / 0975 658330 Email: bilkemulenga@gmail.com The Government has expressed gratitude to all Cooperating Partners (CPs) for helping in achieving the UNSAID target of achieving said the country has made a remarkable strides towards the HIV epidemic control among the populations having reached the UNAIDS target of 90-90-90 by the end 2019. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical...

South African Music Icon, Yvonne Chaka Chaka Tours MultiChoice Zambia Offices

  Lusaka, Zambia – Legendary South African Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Teacher, dubbed the “Princess of Africa”, Yvonne Chaka Chaka is in Zambia. She arrived aboard South African airways on Tuesday, 13th December 2022. The South African Music icon received a warm welcome from the cast of Mpali which recently won Best Television series at the 2022 Ngoma Awards, and local fans. Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been invited to the country by the Mpali Cast to feature in an episode of Mpali. Speaking when Chaka Chaka toured MultiChoice Zambia Offices, Leah Kooma, MultiChoice Zambia Managing, Leah Kooma thanked...

ZICA President Cecilia Zimba praises Hakainde Sammy Hichilema’s ‘New Dawn’

By Henry Chunza/ Today Zambia Newspaper (TZN) ZAMBIA Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) President, Mrs. Cecilia Zimba has congratulated the New Dawn government on a well-balanced National budget taking into account the challenges the country is facing and taking stakeholder engagements on board in coming up with economic policies. Speaking at ZICA Media Briefing for the last quarter of 2022 on matters that affect the accountancy profession and the Zambian nation at large, Mrs. Zimba implored Minister of Finance and National Planning Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane to issue a Statutory Instrument (SI) for the State Audit Commission Act No. 27 of...

ZICA President Cecilia Zimba Happy With Govt’s Move To Increase CDF

  By Fumani Mukobeko, Gift Simwambwa and Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) President Cecilia Zimba has paid special tribute to the United Party for National Development (UPND) Administration led by President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema for increasing Constituency Development Fund(CDF) from K25.7 million to K28.3 million per constituency. Speaking at a fourth and last Quarterly Press Briefing for 2022, Ms. Zimba is happy that the resources allocated to CDF will include funds for development interventions for under-served communities, secondary schools, and skills development bursaries to be administered at constituency level. However, flanked by ZiCA Secretary and Chief Executive...

Monday, 12th December, 2022 Press Release Tobacco Free Association of Zambia TOFAZA) New report exposes how the tobacco industry exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to increase its profits at the detriment of public health

Press Release Tobacco Free Association of Zambia. Date: Monday, 12th December, 2022 Contact: Brenda Chitindi. Executive Director. +260979441781 Email: bichitindi@yahoo.com New report exposes how the tobacco industry exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to increase its profits at the detriment of public health. THE Tobacco Free Association of Zambia (TOFAZA) applauds the launching of a report titled, COVID-19 and Tobacco Industry Interference in Africa by the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA). The report produced following a study conducted in 2021 which explored how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on tobacco control in Sub Saharan Africa, as well as how the tobacco industry exploited...

Beware: ‘Danger’ Within by Samuel Kasankha

  BEWARE: ‘DANGER’ WITHIN By Samuel Kasankha I touched my little farm in midweek only to find the new caretaker had renamed our dog “Danger”. It elicited an irritated chuckle out of me. Danger really? What a foolish name for our beautiful dog. These people from Katete don’t quite change. When I lived there in 1970 to 71, every other dog was called Danger! Ours was the only Tiger, till we relocated to Chipata where we found almost as many Tigers as Dangers and Bingos and Scoobies. Lions too but never other dangerous animals like Elephant or Hippo. The Danger...

*POLITICAL TEMPERATURE IN ZAMBIA 🇿🇲 DECEMBER 2022*. *By : Dr. Edgar Ng’oma ~Political Analyst* .

*A MUST READ* *POLITICAL TEMPERATURE IN ZAMBIA 🇿🇲 DECEMBER 2022*. *By : Dr. Edgar Ng’oma ~Political Analyst* . In 2019 I did an article entitled as above; *POLITICAL TEMPERATURE IN ZAMBIA* ” In that article where I did a political weather focus for that day and the election in 2021. For those who remember that political focus, everything which was written happened exactly 💯 word by word. I wrote among many things that if general elections were held that day UPND and President Hakainde Hichilema would carry the day and form government. I did not only say that I went...

Zambia’s Nshima Politics ….Friday, 9th December, 2022

Zambia’s Nshima Politics By DERRICK SINJELA Friday, 9th December, 2022 Zambia, or Hakainde Sammy Hichilema (HSH7) faces three major huddles to prosperity; high income Inequality; high poverty and high unemployment! For HSH7 to win the Thursday, 13th August, 2026 election, the UPND Alliance New Dawn Administration must deliver money in people’s pockets, ameliorate ease poverty and attain these targets through job creation. Failing to improve economic plight of citizens, inability to eradicate poverty and letting unemployment blossom will act as reason for people to replace Hakainde Hichilema with Socialist Party Zambia President Dr Fred Namakando M’membe. As stated time without...

Fertilizer supply value chain in stiff focus!

    By Kelvin Chisanga (African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) Conference Participant and Presenter) AS we end-up day two today of AFAP Regional Public-Private Dialogue, here are some few things that I presented to the forum of experts and industry captains gathered at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, a participation which was drawn from seven African nations and the meeting has run from 7-8th December, 2022 under the tutelage support of COMESA-ACTESA. Zambia’s total fertilizer capacity required per annum is around the region of about 850,000 metric tons and its total value is around USD 400 million which also...

Maritime Freight & Forwarding Limited petitions Chief Justice Mumba Malila to intervene in delayed Zambian Breweries Plc 2011/HN/298 verdict

  MARITIME FREIGHT AND FORWARDING LTD P. O. BOX 70152 KABWE ROAD NDOLA CELL NO: +260 978 273 314 Monday,  5th December 2022 The Honourable Justice Dr Mumba Malila Chief Justice of the Republic of Zambia Supreme Court of Zambia Independence Avenue P.O. Box 50067, Ridgeway Lusaka Your Lordship, Re: Maritime Freight & Forwarding Limited v Zambian Breweries Plc 2011/HN/298 Further to my letter dated 31st October 2022 regarding the above subject matter, I wish to bring it to your attention the conduct of Judge T. Katanekwa and Richard Ngulube, the lawyer representing Zambian Breweries in this matter. When this...

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