Category: Gender & health

CTPD urges Government to strengthen forward and backward linkages between agriculture and manufacturing sectors in Zambia

By Saeed Simon Banda, Henry Chunza and Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka, Zambia www.ctpd.org.zm CENTRE for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) Trade and Development Researcher Emmanuel Muma urging the United Party for National Development (UPND) Administration through Agriculture Minister Reuben Mtolo Phiri and Technology and Science Minister Felix Chipota Mutati to develop strong forward and backward linkages between agriculture and manufacturing sectors in Zambia. Mr. Muma implored Mr. Phiri and Mr. Mutati to ensure that policies are anchored on promoting evolution of technology to aid and enhance the agriculture sector with proven production technologies and supportive policies in agriculture and manufacturing sectors....

Business Russia and Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry signs MoU to strengthen economic ties

                                      Monday, August 8, 2022 Press Release COLLABORATIONS have proven to be a force to reckon with for Businesses across the globe in a much stronger sense as the world is seeking to rebound and boost not only business opportunities but activities that will create institutional, national and economic growth post-COVID19 Pandemic. Founded in 2001 Business Russia, a global hub of thousands of entrepreneurs and hundreds of business partners is pleased to forge ties with the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry...

Main Construction Phase for El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant Project Begins in Egypt

Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom Director General, and Mohamed Shaker, Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy gave a green light to the pouring of the “first concrete” for the El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 during the ceremony held to commemorate this historic event. Dr. Amged El-Wakeel, Board Chairman of the Nuclear Power Plants Authority of Egypt (NPPA), the owner and future operator of the El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant, awarded honorary plaques commemorating the first concrete pouring to His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Major-General Khaled Shoeib, the Governor of Matrouh, where the project is...

Rosatom and Myanmar Discuss Cooperation in Nuclear Energy in Myanmar

Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev met with the Chairman of the Myanmar State Administration Council, Prime Minister, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. The meeting resulted in the signing of the Memorandums of Understanding between the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Myanmar on cooperation in training and skills development in the field of nuclear energy and shaping positive public opinion on nuclear energy in Myanmar. Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev signed the Memorandums from the Russian side. From the Myanmar side the Memorandums were signed by the union Minister of Science and Technology...

Development ACTIVIST Dr. Canisius BANDA ON LIFE, OATHS and LIBERTY [The Undying Case of Frederick Douglas and All Our Forefathers]

ON LIFE, OATHS and LIBERTY [The Undying Case of Frederick Douglas and All Our Forefathers] _________________ https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid0dz5oySPyBdBJTBsYuasXuf7S7kjP62U9NuZdBQdrMgFgt1rqFcRrTxSSCr2957zyl&id=100064778046109 We were here. We are here. And we will remain here. Our spirit never dies. We are the warriors of Light. We are the guardians of the Earth. Our spirit is larger than any one individual, by far. Today, our sixth Republican President His Excellency Dr Edgar Chagwa LUNGU, guiding the nation, and all humanity, said: ‘Let me tell you that the essence of life is STRUGGLE. When you stop struggling, you are gone So even in opposition [when oppressed and downtrodden], we...

FEIRA-LUANGWA CONSTITUENCY PATRIOTIC FRONT (PF) PARLIAMENTARIAN  EMMANUEL TEMBO STAGES ONE-MAN PROTEST AT STATE HOUSE OVER HUMAN-ANIMAL CONFLICT  

FEIRA Constituency Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament Emmanuel Tembo has resolved to stage a lone protest at State House and Community House over what he terms a scourge of human-animal conflict in Luangwa district of Lusaka Province, our Correspondent writes. Mr Tembo whose one-man protects have been scheduled for July 19-20, 2022 respectively, wants to get the attention of President Hakainde Hichilema to intervene in the ongoing human-animal conflict in Luangwa district “Many efforts have been made to get the Department of National Parks and Wildlife to control the situation but to no avail. The department [seemingly] does not...

Malaila Traditional 2022 Saturday 20th August

The Royal court of Senior chief Nsefu of the Kunda people of Mambwe in Eastern Province has set August 20th as the date for the Malaila Traditional ceremony. The Royal establishment has also announced this year for golden jubilee celebrations to mark the assention of chief Malama Chikunto to the throne. Malambo Cultural and Development Association (MCDA) mobilization Committee chairperson Davis Mataka said in Lusaka that the Malaila Ceremony which has not been held for the past two years due to Covid pandemic fears and ministry of Health restriction guidelines will take place at Lubaneni in Mfuwe. Mr. Mataka said...

Africans Rising calls for continent’s economic emancipation

AFRICANS Rising, a Pan-African movement anchored on the promotion of justice, peace and dignity says the continent is heavily endowed with resources contrary to its high poverty levels being experienced, reports Francis Lungu. Africans Rising movement is currently mobilising and creating awareness of it’s existence and objectives across the six continental regions ahead of the 2022 All African Movement Assembly (AAMA) to be held in Arusha, Tanzania this August. For southern African the hybrid regional convening has been held today at the University of Zambia main campus in Lusaka. Speaking at the convening, Africans Rising co-coordinator Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan said...

Construction Permit Issued for the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1

  On June 29, 2022, the Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) issued a permit for the construction of the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1. “Today, we were granted the permit to build the first unit of the first Egyptian nuclear power plant. Today, we etched in gold Egypt joining the ranks of countries building nuclear power plants after over 70 years waiting for this dream to come true,” said Dr. Amged El-Wakeel, Board Chairman of Nuclear Power Plants Authority of Egypt. This permit, along with excavation works at site, is a prerequisite for the start of the main stage...

Rosatom to Build Small Nuclear Power Plant in Yakutia Under Far Eastern Concession Program

On June 16, on the sidelines of the XXV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Rosatom signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement was signed by the Russian Minister for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic Alexey Chekunkov and Rosatom CEO Alexey Likhachev. The parties agreed on the indicative terms of a concession agreement for the creation of a small nuclear power plant with a RITM-200N reactor in Yakutia and on a roadmap for joint activities necessary for the conclusion of the concession agreement on the project. The construction of the power...

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