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A look at 16 – Nation – Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC Secretariat The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat is the principal executive institution of SADC, responsible for strategic planning, co-ordination and management of SADC programmes. It is also responsible for the implementation of decisions of SADC policy and institutions such as the Summit, the Troikas and Council of Ministers. It is headed by an Executive Secretary and has its headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana. The Secretariat is guided by Institutional Vision and Mission. H.E. Mr Elias M. Magosi Executive Secretary H.E. Elias M. Magosi is a national of the Republic of Botswana who was sworn in on 18th August, 2021...

THINGS TO TEACH YOUR SON

THINGS TO TEACH YOUR SON

By Teddy Kalunga Kasanga Malikopo (TKKM) – Chilanga District, LUSAKA Province, Thursday, 8th December, 2022 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king. 4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer. 5. Request the late check-out. 6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it. 7. Hold your heroes to a higher standard. 8. Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas. 9. Play with passion or don’t play at all… 10. When shaking hands, grip...

RUSSIA-ZAMBIA 2022 STEM-E FORUM HELD UNDER THE THEME “STEM SYSTEM AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER”

    PRESS RELEASE Lusaka…November 28, 2022 The Federal Government of Russia jointly with the Zambian Government have been holding the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) events aimed at encouraging young students, both girls and boys to take up science inclined courses. For the first time during the STEM-E FORUM, representatives from Russian innovative companies will participate and exhibit modern technologies they would like to bring to Zambia’s mining and agriculture sectors. The Russian House in Lusaka together with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology, will be holding the Russia-Zambia STEM-E forum on November...

Global Nuclear NGOs Push

                  AFTER the official opening of the international 12th AtomExpo 2022 themed “Nuclear Spring” in Sochi, Russia on November 21, organized by ROSATOM, a Russia state organization in charge of nuclear energy development, a chain of sideline discussions on an assortment of topics went underway with non-state actors explaining their role in the championing of nuclear energy as a smart alternative source of energy, reports FRANCIS LUNGU. It has been widely agreed over recent decades that nuclear energy is the future in the energy mix to avert the ever-increasing danger posed by...

*RUSSIA-ZAMBIA 2022 STEM-E FORUM A SUCCESS AS RUSSIA PLEDGES TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN MINING AND AGRICULTURE*

  THE 2022 Russia-Zambia STEM-E Forum was successfully held with a new focus on modern technology transfer in mining and agriculture industries, reports *Francis Lungu* . It was for the first time the Russia-Zambia STEM-E Forum which has been held annually in recent years had a presence of Russian industries exhibition. The event that was held at Lusaka’s Mulungushi International Conference Center on November 29, was jointly organised by the Russian House, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science and Technology. Officiating at the event, Ministry of Education Permanent Secretary Joel Kamoko thanked the Federal Government of Russia for it’s...

United Capital Fertilizer inks US$531M deal for its Second Production Plant

UNITED Capital Fertilizer Company Zambia Limited (UCF) has sealed a US$531million deal for an extra ultra-modern production plant to be built by Wuhuan Engineering, Production and Construction firm of China, reports *Francis Lungu* . The ultra-modern second fertilizer plant will be producing a combined 480 metric tonnes of ammonia and urea fertilizers annually. UCF which was established in 2021 as a subsidiary of the Wonderful Group of Companies Limited,  constructed it’s first multi-purpose fertilizer plant in Lusaka west at an investment cost of US$138million with an annual production capacity of 300,000 metric tonnes. This project was completed in September this...

NGOCC condemns ‘SEXIST’ comment against Female Parliamentarian

  Press Statement 21st October 2022 THE Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has been alerted to a sexist point of order raised by Chilubi Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Mulenga Fube against Health Minister, honorable Sylvia Masebo based on her dressing in the House. A quick perusal of Standing Order No. 206 (Dress Code for Members) of the National Assembly Standing Orders, 2021, reveals that there was no abrogation of the dress code by honorable Masebo as prescribed in the Standing Orders. As the women’s movement, therefore, we condemn in the strongest terms the sexist connotations in the point...

ZAMBIA RECORDS SECOND GOLD AT AUSC REGION 5 YOUTH GAMES

  By Henry Chunza and SAEED SIMON BANDA SWIMMING has earned a second gold for Team Zambia after swimmer Mia Phiri secured and shared a gold medal with a South African swimmer in the 50m freestyle race. This makes Team Zambia’s medal table increase from nine (9) to eleven (11) as the competition came to a close. The disqualification from yesterday’s 100m backstroke was overturned and a silver medal was awarded back to Mia Phiri which now brings the total number of Team Zambia’s medals to eleven. In her heat Mia Phiri clocked 27.68 tying for gold with Jacobs Khwezi...

National Innovation Initiative (NII) CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES The National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab invites innovators to submit proposals for innovation solutions to solve identified challenges drawn from the 10 provinces of Zambia in the following areas: Recycling solid waste Small-Scale Mining Climate Change and Agriculture Renewable and Alternative Energy Apply online now: http://nii.ntbc.co.zm

National Innovation Initiative (NII) CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES The National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab invites innovators to submit proposals for innovation solutions to solve identified challenges drawn from the 10 provinces of Zambia in the following areas: Recycling Solid Waste Small-Scale Mining Climate Change and Agriculture Renewable & Alternative Energy Apply online now: http://nii.ntbc.co.zm

PRESS-RELEASE 10/14/2022 Methodological events “Modern methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language” in African countries: Tanzania

  PRESS-RELEASE 10/14/2022 Methodological events “Modern methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language” in African countries: Tanzania On November 17 – 19, 2022, a series of three-day methodological events for teachers of Russian as a foreign language will be held in Lusaka (Zambia). Teachers of the Russian language of foreign schools, teachers working in universities and courses, teachers of bilingual kindergartens are taking part. The project was organized by the Zlatoust Educational and Publishing Center with the assistance of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Lusaka (Zambia), supported by the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent...

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