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Rosatom’s First Science Festival Week Successfully Concluded

Rosatom’s First Science Festival Week Successfully Concluded Scientific and educational events took place throughout the week in Cairo and Alexandria Cairo, Egypt – 25 February, 2021 – The global technology leader, Rosatom, successfully concluded its first Science Festival Week in Egypt. It was co-organised by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture, and took place in Cairo and Alexandria from 21-25 February 2021. Throughout the festival, Russian and Egyptian nuclear scientists and experts visited Cairo and Alexandria-based schools, where they made presentations about different peaceful applications of nuclear technology. Students were able to learn more about how nuclear technologies directly...

UPPZ is a political party born with teeth, brags Charles Chanda

    By Derrick Sinjela UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) leader Charles Chanda says his three-year-old outfit and making both the Patriotic Front (PF) and United Party for National Development ( UPND) are running for their money. Featuring on Millennium Radio 90.5FM Talk at Six anchored by Juliet Makwama, Mr. Chanda stated that his outfit is a force to reckon with. Responding to a question whether or not political parties are offering checks and balances on the PF Government, Mr. Chanda says sadly the nascent democratic environment in Zambia does not tolerate dissenting viewpoints. With barely five (5) months...

New deadline for “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition announced

New deadline for “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition announced By popular demand, Rosatom moved the deadline for the 6th annual competition of online videos to February 15. The participants from the age of 18 to 35 residing in African countries are encouraged to post their videos on Facebook, following the formal guidelines set out below and submit their applications to the email atomsforafrica@rosatom.com or by the link to online submission form https://tinyurl.com/RosatomAfrica. The top three winning videos will be selected by an independent expert panel observing various criteria including original content and creativity, overall quality of the video and...

BUSA hosts Tuesday 2nd February 2021 Barbara Banda Foundation launch

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA National Female Team – Shepolopolo Captain Barbara Banda happily paraphrased both John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Junior insisting that it is better to share blessings and make others prosper as she launched the Barbara Banda Foundation (BBF) in Lusaka densely populated Bauleni Township. Speaking at an event at Bauleni United Sports Academy (BUSA) preceded by some rain as a sign of good tidings, Barbara Banda Foundation proprietor in quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. noted that life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ Currently...

2016 low female leaders worries ZARD’S Redges Mubiana  …adoption structures seek sexual favours

By Ashton Kelly Bunda, Francis Mwiinga Maingaila and Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA Association of Research and Development (ZARD) Board Secretary Redges Mubiana has regretted the low participation of women in the 2016 presidential, parliamentary and local government elections. Ms. Mubiana told journalists at a consultative meeting at Abundant Life Church on Roan Road, in Lusaka’s plush Kabulonga suburb attributed the low participation of media houses to insufficient information made available to newspapers, online publications, and radio and television channels. Franked by ZARD Treasurer Joseph Daka and Programmes Manager, Febby Maambo,  Ms. Mubiana cited lack of a legal frame work supporting women as...

Socialist Party Press Statement on the engagement of Highgate Advisory Ltd as the GRZ communication advisor for the debt management process

Socialist Party Press Statement on the engagement of Highgate Advisory Ltd as the GRZ communication advisor for the debt management process. Lusaka, 18 January 2021 The hiring of Highgate Advisory Ltd by GRZ to advise on debt restructuring related communication with all creditors and stakeholders is shameful, a waste of the taxpayers money and is symptomatic of our clueless PF government. The Socialist Party had in May 2020 criticised the unnecessary USD 5 million hire of the French Company, Lazard Freres. This company was contracted to provide advisory services regarding liability management for Zambia’s debt portfolio. Our Party had consistently...

Subject Covid-19 Vaccines to Local Tests and Verification Before Giving it to Zambians- GPZ Lusaka Wednesday 13th January 2021

SUBJECT COVID-19 VACCINES TO LOCAL TESTS AND VERIFICATION BEFORE GIVING IT TO ZAMBIANS- GPZ LUSAKA JANUARY 13, 2021 By Jackson Silavwe President In light of the announcement by Ministry of Health Director of Infectious Diseases Professor Lloyd Mulenga that the country is next month expected to receive the first set of Covid-19 vaccines. As Golden Party of Zambia, We strongly call on the Zambian Government to appoint a *High Level Committee of Local Medical Experts* to subject the corona virus vaccines to local trials and verification before being administered to any single Zambian. We recognise that the corona virus has...

“Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition Launched To ignite more interest in science and technology, ROSATOM has launched its 6th Annual Online Video Competition for African youths

Press Release “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition Launched To ignite more interest in science and technology, ROSATOM has launched its 6th Annual Online Video Competition for African youths. The competition which is open to students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 35 encourages the youth to explore nuclear technologies and how these technologies could be utilized to benefit their region. The competition which has been running since 2015, has already inspired hundreds of young people across the continent to explore the benefits of nuclear, some of whom have now begun their own careers in the nuclear...

… meet Esther Chanda-Musukwa and Leo Madalitso-Musukwa, Zambia’s Newest Couple in Lusaka Town

https://mobile.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002845307610&_rdc=1&_rdr# https://mobile.facebook.com/photos/viewer/?photoset_token=pcb.3215040151934130&photo=3215029725268506&profileid=538204353&source=49&refid=17&_ft_=mf_story_key.3215040151934130%3Atop_level_post_id.3215040151934130%3Atl_objid.3215040151934130%3Acontent_owner_id_new.100002845307610%3Athrowback_story_fbid.3215040151934130%3Apage_id.363712867572858%3Aphoto_attachments_list.%5B3215029725268506%2C3215030025268476%2C3215034531934692%5D%3Aphoto_id.3215029725268506%3Astory_location.4%3Astory_attachment_style.album%3Atagged_locations.363712867572858%3Atds_flgs.3%3Aott.AX8u2PLO0Cftz2zc%3Athid.100002845307610%3A306061129499414%3A2%3A0%3A1609487999%3A2566131692777198019&__tn__=EH-R United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (Uppz Zambia) President Mr. Charles Chanda congratulates daughter Esther Chanda now Mrs. Esther Chanda-Musukuwa after she got married to Mr. Leo Madalisto Musukwa in Lusaka on Saturday 19th December 2020 

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