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STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION, HONOURABLE DOUGLAS SYAKALIMA MP, ON THE RELEASE OF THE 2022 JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL EXTERNAL (GRADE 9 EXTERNAL) AND GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (G.C.E) EXAMINATION RESULTS

  Republic of Zambia MINISTRY OF EDUCATION STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION, HONOURABLE DOUGLAS SYAKALIMA MP, ON THE RELEASE OF THE 2022 JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL EXTERNAL (GRADE 9 EXTERNAL) AND GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (G.C.E) EXAMINATION RESULTS Monday, 26th September, 2022 Salutations  Permanent Secretaries – Administration and Education Services: Ministry of Education;  Directors in the Ministry of Education and the Examinations Council of Zambia;  Senior Staff in the Ministry of Education and the Examinations Council of Zambia;  Members of the Media Present;  Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. 1.0 INTRODUCTION Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen I am...

MOPANI COPPER MINES OFFERED $200M CASH INJECTION

Glencore plc have proposed a joint $200 million loan to Mopani Copper Mines plc in order to alleviate present liquidity issues. According to a letter seen by Reuters, Glencore would put forward $100 million as a short-term cash injection with the other half being provided by Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings  (ZCCM-IH) – Zambia’s state-owned mining company. The loan would be intended to cover general costs including buying reagents and paying workers and suppliers. Glencore is believed to have already lent $47 million through procuring letters of credit to cover electricity bills and the purchases of copper concentrate. Zambia has...

World Vision Zambia Parley Health Alliance cheers Wanga Saili

By Bunda Ashton Kelly (BAK2BAK) WORLD Vision Zambia Director for Advocacy and Communications Wanga Saili says preventable Neo natal complications such as Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Malaria, HIV and AIDS and Malnutrition have continued taking lives of the majority of children under the age of five. Speaking during the launch of the Monday, 30th March, 2015 Zambia Alliance for Maternal Neonatal and Child Health at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, Ms. Saili emphasized that a great partnership has started following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambian parliamentarians. An elated Ms  Saili, pointed out that World Vision Zambia stood ready to combine...

Tax Administration need enhancement, demands ActionAID ZambiaCountry Director, Nalucha Nganga-Ziba

  Thursday, 22nd September, 2022 TAX ADMINSTRATION NEED ENHANCEMENT-ACTIONAID ………………………………………. ACTIONAID Zambia has called for consensus among various stakeholders in lobbying for fair tax and improved service delivery to the education sector through sustainable financing. In August 2022, ActionAid Zambia launched two studies namely “Assessing the Financing of Education and the Attainment of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG-4) in Zambia” and “An Analysis of the Zambian Taxation System”. ActionAid Country Director, Nalucha Nganga-Ziba has since urged stakeholder to work together in ensuring fair taxes for the people. She said, in view of the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package that...

Sylvia Tembo-Masebo preaches ‘Sexuality Education’ for everyone beyond Zambian citizens

By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA, Saaed Simon Banda and MALANJI NZOMBOLA Health Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo is urging Zambian parents and guardians to empower young people to become ‘Agents for Change’ by inculcation of ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health. Officiating a Kalingalinga Clinic, Lusaka, Monday, 26th September, 2022 Speech at the World Contraception Day (WCD) themed: “Contraception: An Investment Pillar for Economic Development,” Ms. Tembo-Masebo reiterated government’s commitment, under President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema’s leadership, to promote universal access to sexual and reproductive health services. Serving as United Party for National Development (UPND) Chongwe Member of Parliament (MP) in...

Zambia’s 21st Cabinet Meeting which was held on Monday, 26th September, 2022 chaired by President Hakainde Hichilema

    Fellow citizens, good evening. The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema called for the 21st Cabinet Meeting which was held on Monday, 26th September, 2022, at State House, to deliberate on policy and legislative matters in order to ensure delivery of services to the people in line with the transformation Agenda for Government going forward. The following were the decisions made: 1. Capital Markets Master Plan. Cabinet approved the Capital Markets Master Plan, and its associated Implementation Plan with a view to repositioning the Zambian Capital Markets to become an attractive international destination for long-term...

ZDA, United Capital Fertiliser signs an IPPA guaranteeing safety of more than $400m fertilizer production investment

                    GOVERNMENT through the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has signed an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited, a subsidiary of Wonderful Group of Companies, reports Francis Lungu. The IPPA is intended to achieve two aspect of business investment; firstly it gives an extra layer to an investor that their investment is protected by Government and it also provides incentives such as easing licensing procedures, tax consideration and even immigration issues that ZDA facilitates on behalf of an investor. The United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited committed...

Dangote hands over laboratory, 2 classroom blocks to Lupiya Combined School in Ndola’s Masiti District

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid02rytn8sW7X6XMh4AEqxK2P1oR6hKnhebZzriwYnnPQupnbrQrVT8u12uXc8DzxWCyl&id=538204353 Dangote Cement Zambia Dangote hands over laboratory, 2 classroom blocks to Lupiya Combined School in Ndola’s Masiti District  By Derrick Sinjela and Joseph Mumbi Chanda in Chief Chiwala area, Masaiti District Ndola, Copperbelt Province DANGOTE Cement Zambia Limited (DCZL) has constructed a one-by-two laboratory and one-by-two classroom block at Lupiya Combined School in Senior Chief Chiwala’s Area, Lonshi Road, Masaiti District on the Copperbelt Province. Handing over the properties to the school, Dangote Cement Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Vipul Agrawal said that the laboratory and classroom blocks had been constructed at the cost of K400,000.00 The laboratory and a...

Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) training center commissioned. ※日本語は下段にあります(Japanese follows English)

Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) training center commissioned. ※日本語は下段にあります(Japanese follows English) On 12th August, the Embassy of Japan and JICA Zambia office attended the commissioning of the STEM training center constructed through Japan’s grant aid scheme titled “Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS)”. The Embassy of Japan in Zambia was represented by Mr. Ominato Satoshi, Deputy Chief of Mission, and delivered a statement on behalf of the Ambassador, Mr. Mizuuchi Ryuta, and JICA by Mr. Matsumura Motohiro, Acting Country Director. On behalf of the Republican President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, the Honorable Minister of Education Douglas Syakalima, MP, commissioned the STEM center. Also...

STARLINK or e-NUDITY [The Worrying Case of Hakainde HICHILEMA and his Naivete]

__________________ Hakainde HICHILEMA is naive. The origins of this lack of the required sophistication and capacity for sound judgment on his part remain uninvestigated. But what is NOT in doubt is that Hakainde HICHILEMA is a villager. I know. Don’t ask me how. He is my brother. But this villager, Hakainde HICHILEMA is our Republican President today. That matters. Trust me, left alone to his own wiles and ways, without the required tutelage, scrutiny and monitoring, Hakainde HICHILEMA would plunge Zambia into total foreign capture and danger. Hakainde HICHILEMA requires to be watched, both closely and carefully. The citizens must...

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