Category: Education

Jean Kapata dares HH over 1,581 hectares-Namwala’s Ngabo

Jean Kapata dares HH over 1,581 hectares-Namwala’s Ngabo

By Derrick Sinjela and Titani Zulu In an update the nation on the much publicised allocation of 1,581 hectares of land in Ngabo, Namwala District of Southern Province, Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Jean Kapata is saddened with the development. Responding to reports circulating in the media over the displacement of 600 households in Mukobela Chiefdom, Namwala District as a result of the fencing of 1,581 hectares of land, Kapata recollected that the land in question covers Ngabo area; Chief Mukobela’s Chiefdom and ends in Chief Muchila’s Chiefdom. According to the lands act of 1995, Kapata, a Patriotic Front (PF)...

Roger Federer visits the programmes of his Foundation in Zambia – Neue Pressemitteilung und Fotos

Roger Federer visits the programmes of his Foundation in Zambia – Neue Pressemitteilung und Fotos

April 22-25 2018 In his capacity as President of the Roger Federer Foundation, Roger visited several days Zambia. Federer had the opportunity to see the results and impact of the ongoing education programmes in three different community schools in the Eastern Province of the country first-hand. Federer was able to enjoy time interacting with children, parents and community members and was even assisting community teachers during a school lesson. Before heading to the field he also met with the President Edgar Chagwa Lungu in Lusaka as well as other key government representatives on a provincial level. The Roger Federer Foundation...

High cost of living injurious to human dignity, laments JCTR

High cost of living injurious to human dignity, laments JCTR

By Chanda Chileshe   THE Lusaka Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs Basket (BNB) for 2018 has continued to record high cost of living for a family of five. The increase in cost of living for March was attributed to poor rainfall patterns, extension of the fish ban, reduced supply of agriculture products on the market and high fuel prices. JCTR is worried that commodity prices are increasing every month at a very fast rate and this is preventing people from living a dignified life. High cost of living is causing suffering on the poor as many are...

Leave PF out of UPND mishaps, Sunday Chanda advises Charles Kakoma

Leave PF out of UPND mishaps, Sunday Chanda advises Charles Kakoma

By Sunday Chanda Patriotic Front (PF) Media Director Party Headquarters Lusaka, Zambia, 18th April 2018 – We wish to take great exception to insinuations raised in United Party for National developmment (UPND) Spokesperson Charles Kakoma’s statement issued on Wednesday, 18th April 2018. The Patriotic Front has no interest in what Mr. Kakoma writes and does not write. It is not the Patriotic Front that wrote the speech which UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema spoke from when he attacked and falsely the UN through UNDP Resident Coordinator Ms Janet Rogan over a report he had neither read or understood. It was not the...

‘I have no intention to become President of Zambia’, allays Inonge Mutukwa-Wina

‘I have no intention to become President of Zambia’, allays Inonge Mutukwa-Wina

By Derrick Sinjela Wednesday, April 18, 2018 REPUBLICAN  Vice President Mrs. Inonge Mutukwa-Wina says she has no intentions of seeking election to the office of the presidency in Zambia, as speculations continues mounting that a scheme is underway to dethrone President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. Featuring on recorded BBC Focus on Africa recorded television program in London this morning, Mrs. Mutukwa-Wina ‘let the cat out of the hat’ that she has no presidential ambitions. Vice President Mutukwa-Winacategorically told the TV presenter Sophie Ikenye that seeking the presidency was not her priority. “I think time has come for me to pass on the...

Chilanga by- election set for Tuesday 5th June 2018

Chilanga by- election set for Tuesday 5th June 2018

By Margaret Chimanse Public Relations Manager Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ)   THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) chaired by Justice Essau Chulu has set Tuesday, 5th June as the date on which to hold the Parliamentary by-election in Chilanga Constituency of Chilanga District.   The by-elections in Chilanga will be held on the same day with Six (6) Local Government wards in Mwense, Kasama,Chienge, Sinda and Nyimba districts. The vacancy in Chilanga Constituency occurred following the conviction of the incumbent Member of Parliament, Mr. Keith Mukata by the High Court. The vacancies in the 6 wards have occurred as a...

Sarah Hlupekile Longwe launches Lily Monze’s ‘Rain Child’ book

By Kasebamashila Kaseba Ambassador Lily Mubitana Monze, one of Zambia’s 100 graduates at Independence in 1964 of which she was among the first five female graduates, from Chipembi Girls Secondary School in Chief Chamuka’s Central Province area has just written a book entitled ‘Rain Child and Beauty Is Her Death Sentence’. The African folklore series dubbed a premier production has two fictional stories, have high moral content and are quite gripping both young and old, was launched by Non Governmental Coordinating Council (NGOCC) Chairperson Sara Hlupekile Longwe. The colourful lunch-hour launch took place on Monday, 4th December, 2017 in the Saint Francis...

Stanbic Bank Zambia moves Charles Mudiwa to Kenya

Stanbic Bank Zambia moves Charles Mudiwa to Kenya

By Derrick Sinjela Stanbic Bank Zambia has announced that Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa will leave the bank effective December 31, 2017 to take up the role of Chief Executive for Stanbic Bank in Kenya, one of the largest economies in Africa. Please find below a news release about this, along with pictures. Let me know if you need them higher resolution. Best Regards, Gillian MEDIA RELEASE Charles Mudiwa moving forward from Stanbic Bank LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Stanbic Bank Zambia has announced that Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa will leave the bank effective December 31, 2017 to take up the role of Chief...

UNITED FRONT for a STRONG FOUNDATION (UFSF)

UNITED FRONT for a STRONG FOUNDATION (UFSF)

By Brian Chisengalumbwe President But generally, the question God-fearing and cultured citizens, patriotic citizens, those that genuinely love this country keep asking is, ‘How did we get here? How did we find ourselves the laughing stock of all nations? How did we allow our resources to be plundered? Be that as it may, the more important question we have to ask ourselves is‘How are we going to get ourselves out of this mess? The truth is, we are suffering for our ‘sins’ and ‘sins’ of those who have gone before us; our parents, grandparents, great grandparents and those who have gone before them. Our ANCESTORS and OURSELVES, WE continue to ignore our HERITAGE and our CREATOR. Scripture...

European Union Zambia COMESA-Vacancies Secretaries-Political & Economic

European Union Zambia COMESA-Vacancies Secretaries-Political & Economic

EUROPEAN UNION  DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA AND COMESA VACANCY NOTICES  The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Zambia and COMESA is looking for 1. SECRETARY Political, Press and Information section – (Local Agent, Group 3) 2. SECRETARY Economics, Rural Development and Regional Cooperation section – (Local Agent, Group 3)  For the full details of these vacancy notices, please access the following links:  https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/42987/european-uniondelegation-zambia-looking-secretary_en https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/42989/european-uniondelegation-zambia-looking-secretary-2_en Closing date is 04/05/2018 at 17:00 hrs.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.

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