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Health Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo listens to Phillips Pharmaceuticals Zambia Ltd – Speciality Products Manager Ajesh Shah explain SO9001:2015 Accreditation & Setting QualityManagementPractices benchmark receipt-Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia AGM Exhibition Livingstone

Health Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo listens to Phillips Pharmaceuticals Zambia Ltd -Speciality Products Manager Ajesh Shah explain SO9001:2015 Accreditation & Setting Quality Management Practices benchmark receipt – Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia Annual General Meeting (AGM) Exhibition Livingstone

Rosatom manufactures trial nuclear fuel assembly for Russia’s first onshore SMR NPP

Moscow October 21, 2021 PRESS RELEASE Rosatom’s TVEL Fuel Company has manufactured an experimental nuclear fuel assembly for the world’s first land-based small modular reactor nuclear power plant (SMR NPP) based on a RITM-200N reactor. The SMR plant with installed electrical capacity of 55 MW is scheduled to be launched in Yakutia in 2028. In 2025, Elemash (TVEL’s fabrication facility) will start fabrication of the first fuel assemblies with the whole initial loading batch expected to be manufactured in 2026. Before the start of production, the trial fuel assemblies and their dummies will undergo a range of necessary pre-irradiation tests....

Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division

Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom Director General, came to Bangladesh with a working visit Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division 11.10.2021 Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom Director General, came to Bangladesh with a working visit On October 10, 2021 Director General of Rosatom State Corporation Alexey Likhachev arrived in Bangladesh with a working visit. The visit of the Head of the company was timed to the completion of the installation of the reactor pressure vessel at Rooppur NPP Unit 1 which was performed from September 14 to October 10, 2021. Director General of Rosatom State Corporation and H.E. Sheikh Hasina Wazed, Honorable Prime Minister of...

Rainbow Néwspaper Zambia Limited Edition 085 Monday 11th – Sunday 17th October, 2021

Dr. Simon Kamwendo Miti is a good man, Thabo Kawana canes Munir Zulu By Comrade Derrick Sinjela and Joseph Mulyasalu Chanda UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance Media Director Thabo Kawana (TK) says Secretary to the Cabinet Simon Kamwendo Miti is a good and diligent senior civil servant, who deserves support by all well-meaning citizens. In an apparent reference to disparaging remarks attributed to Munir Zulu, a Lumezi Independent Member of Parliament (MP), in the Eastern Province, a tart Mr. Kawana laughed off the parliamentarian’s outbursts. During a Monday 4th October, 2021 Protea Hotel Press Briefing, Mr. Zulu, a...

Sam Zulu seeks market and bus station sanity

A Governance Activist Sam Zulu has appealed to Local Authorities in the Country to quickly bring sanity at Markets and Bus Stations. Mr Zulu says President Hakainde Hichilema has already shown political will on the mater, hence the need for councils to quick ensure that no political party cadres are allowed to operate in these public places. In an interview with Kwithu FM News, he says as a result of not observing the planning authority and inaction by most councils in the country to enforce the law, this has led to failure to deliver social services to citizens. Mr Zulu...

Low Covid 19 compliance worries Adrian Banda Councilor

A Civic leader in Lusaka’s Garden compound is concerned over the mushrooming of bars and taverns following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions by the Ministry of Health for one month. Adrian Banda Councilor of Ngwerere Ward 22 in Mandevu constituency has revealed that there has been an increase in people opening illegal bars and taverns saying urgent action is required to curb the vice. Mr Banda says some people are taking advantage of open piece of land to set up illegal drinking structures that has led to the increase in lawlessness. In an interview with Kwithu FM News, Mr. Banda...

Banks must serve citizens Simataa Simataa & Kelvin Chisanga prod

By Derrick Sinjela  SIMATAA Simataa believes it is a herculean task expecting Zambian banks to become relevant to ordinary people on account of their heritage. However, on his part, Kelvin Chisanga, an economist and communication specialist has confidence in the local financial sector, serving the individual and collective interests of all citizens.   When reached for a comment on the matter at hand, Mr. Simataa doubted the suitability of the banks serving citizens in an eight-pointed argument.   Said Sims Simataa:“Great! No they can’t. Reasons: 1. Banks have a colonial hangover. Sadly so called indigenous banks have fallen prey. They...

Green Taxonomy, Financing, and Bonds: Does Nuclear Have a Place?

THE role of nuclear in the global transition to clean energy remains a controversial issue. In terms of finance, a fundamental question is whether the use of sustainable mechanisms like green bonds for nuclear projects is justified. Obviously, the universal solution is impossible. While some governments exclude nuclear power from their national green taxonomies, others, have included nuclear projects into the green financing system. “Recognizing that many sustainable investors have exclusionary criteria in place around nuclear energy, the UK government will not finance any nuclear energy-related expenditures under the Framework,” holds the UK government’s Green Financing Framework, enacted this July....

Unpacking nuclear: pros and cons

Unpacking nuclear: pros and cons

By Israel Sekoko  NUCLEAR energy has been a controversial topic for many decades since its inception. Incidents like Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima are infamous thanks to strong anti-nuclear sentiments amongst various groups that are against nuclear. Some of the arguments they put on the table is that nuclear poses harm to environment, is too expensive and is generally inefficient and unsafe. Well I thought I should take time and try to do some reality check with these arguments and see the facts behind words. What is nuclear? Nuclear technology uses the energy released by splitting the atoms of...

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