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Zambia First Lady calls for end of sexual harassment at workplace, demands equal pay

Zambia First Lady calls for end of sexual harassment at workplace, demands equal pay

By CHIBAULA D. SILWAMBA (Mr.) First Secretary for Press and Public Relations-Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations NEW YORK, Thursday, 16 March, 2017 – The First Lady of the Republic of Zambia Esther Lungu has called for adoption of sound work place policies that will ensure elimination of all forms of gender based violence, particularly sexual harassment, from workplaces. Mrs. Lungu said there was need to ensure equal pay and remuneration for women and men holding the same positions in the workplace. The First lady made the call when she spoke at a side event...

Protect us, Chilenje Charcoal traders cry

By Judith Banda and Derrick Sinjela BORN in 1943, 74-year-old Jackson Sakala has been trading from Chilenje Market since 3rd March 1968, clocking 38 years and 12 days when interviewed. Initially, Mr. Sakala used to operate within the centre of the market, but now trading outside the refurbished infrastructure, on the Southern side. Sakala has been married to wife, Justin’s Njovu since 1970, and the couple being blessed with nine children; seven girls and two boys. A boy Amon, now a bricklayer was born in 1973 though Daniel born in 1975 died early. The third born in 1978, Margaret is...

IMF good for Zambia, insists Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso

IMF good for Zambia, insists Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso

By Derrick Sinjela FAILURE to implement an economic recovery plan supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will see ordinary Zambian citizens and households suffering the most,” says Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) Executive Director Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso. “Zambia would be eligible for up to US$1.3bn interest free loan,” Ms. Nakamba-Kaso told an Editors Meeting at Lusaka’s Raddison Blu Hotel. And ZIPAR Senior Research Fellow Caesar Cheelo is worried over low rate at which the Zambian economy is growing. “An IMF supported economic recovery programme is essential for Zambia to increase the late at which we are growing....

SADC: CROSS BORDER SUMMIT FOR GENDER JUSTICE

SADC: CROSS BORDER SUMMIT FOR GENDER JUSTICE

Date: Friday March 17, 2017 Polokwane, 17 March: The first ever joint SADC Protocol@Work Summit between two countries ended on a high note last night with awards celebrating local efforts to promote gender equality in South Africa and Swaziland. Over 150 participants from Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), Gender Links (GL) Swaziland Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government, entrepreneurs and community based organisations shared best practices under the banner 50/50 by 2030! Empower women, End Violence from 14-15 March in Polokwane City, which hosted the event. During the opening ceremony, the Executive Mayor of CDM, John Mpe welcomed all...

GOtv Zambia March 2017 MARCH HIGHLIGHTS

GOtv Zambia March 2017 MARCH HIGHLIGHTS

MARCH HIGHLIGHTS WEEK 1: 01 – 5 March Jim Jam My Little Pony – Dancing in the Clouds: Twinkle Twirl has to choreograph a special dance for the Friendship Ball, and she’s completely uninspired! She asks Sky Wishes to make an extra-special wish so that she can come up with a great idea. Little do the ponies know that a wish-granting Pegasus pony, Star Catcher, has heard about this wish, and is going to make it come true. Tune in Sunday 5 March at 17:00 CAT. Zee World Reach for the Stars: This month on Reach for the Stars, Raghav...

DStv Zambia MARCH 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

DStv Zambia MARCH 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

MARCH HIGHLIGHTS WEEK 1: 01 – 5 March M-Net X-Men: Apocalypse: Absolute power corrupts absolutely. James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence battle their greatest foe, a mutant with the power to destroy the world and bring about the apocalypse. Tune in on Sunday 5 March at 20:05 CAT. (Available on Catch Up) M-Net Edge Taxi: Featuring one of the most iconic car chases in movie history, this French classic sees a taxi driver and a cop become unlikely allies, while in pursuit of a gang of bank robbers. It airs on Sunday 5 March at 21:00 CAT. Comedy Central International Stand-Up...

PREPS FOR 5TH PIONEER PAN AFRICAN CONGRESS ON FAITH AND ALCOHOL IN ZAMBIA ADVANCE

PREPS FOR 5TH PIONEER PAN AFRICAN CONGRESS ON FAITH AND ALCOHOL IN ZAMBIA ADVANCE

By Derrick Sinjela THE Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishop (ZCCB)will host the 5th Pioneer Pan African Congress in Lusaka from 21st to 27th August, 2017 at the Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of Lusaka, under the theme; Working together to make Africa sober. Preparations for Zambia to host the 5th Pioneer Pan African Congress on Faith and Alcohol in Africa have advanced with National Pioneer Chaplain for Zambia Father Charles Season, Society of Jesuits (SJ) reiterated a call on the Government of Zambia to regulate alcohol consumption through the enactment of a National Alcohol Policy (NAP). Speaking in Lusaka at...

Zambia ICT4D MeetUp: AgriTech @ BongoHive Thursday, March 30th 2017

Date: Thursday, March 30th 2017 Time: 15:00 – 17:00hrs Venue: BongoHive Zambia ICT4D MeetUp Group is an informal networking group created to form a joint platform for people living and working in Zambia with a) an established interest in ICT4D, or b) a will/interest to learn more about the role of ICTs in development. The group is coordinated by the Embassy of Sweden together with local partners, and each MeetUp, which explores a new theme, aims to enable people to network, share knowledge and turn inspiration into tangible action! On March 30th the MeetUp is organized in collaboration with IDE...

Rugby 7s – we’ve got your back, says Paratus Telecom Zambia Country Manager Marius van Vuuren

Rugby 7s – we’ve got your back, says Paratus Telecom Zambia Country Manager Marius van Vuuren

Lusaka Zambia – The rapid resurgence of Rugby 7s in Zambia has been commended by sponsor Paratus Telecom for building national unity and encouraging team-building, tactics, speed, strength, determination and discipline. “Rugby 7s is a source of pride for our nation and it is pleasing that from a young age children – both boys and girls – are beginning to be introduced to it and play it,” said Marius van Vuuren, Country Manager of the connectivity solutions provider, which is part of the Paratus Telecom Group, He was speaking during the unveiling of the national team kit in Lusaka this...

MUMBA YACHI SINGLE RELEASE Friday 17th March 2017

MUMBA YACHI SINGLE RELEASE Friday 17th March 2017

Hello Lovers of Music, Finally Mumba Yachi has released his first single this year and we sharing it with you!!! The single is titled I Miss You. No hustle needed to look for Yachi Music we bringing all the music and details to you. We will appreciate you sharing his music with your audiences on radio station so that they can enjoy his music too!!! Thank for supporting Yachi Music Many Thanks Team Yachi

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