Category: Sustainable Development

I will not fire Davies Mwila, protests President Lungu

I will not fire Davies Mwila, protests President Lungu

By Derrick Sinjela President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has dismissed reports that Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Mwila will be dismissed from his party position. President Lungu said that he will not dismiss the Secretary General because he is happy with the way he is reorganizing and instilling discipline in the ruling party. Meanwhile, Speaking from Accra, Ghana as he boarded a plane to Lusaka, President Lungu insisted that he is constitutionally eligible to stand in 2021.

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

By Derrick Sinjela FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) General Secretary Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe and Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 as a birthday, and today-Tuesday 10th January 2016  celebrated a ‘double-headeer-birthday-bash.” “A special day, January 10, my daughter Linda and my Dad were both born on this day,” a grateful Liwewe said.

AU-ECOSOCC office move to Lusaka cheers Dr. Joseph Chilengi

AU-ECOSOCC office move to Lusaka cheers Dr. Joseph Chilengi

By Derrick Sinjela AFRICAN Union-Economic Commission on Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) Presiding Officer, Dr. Joseph Chilengi cheered as the continental organ’s Ethiopia Headquarters moves to Zambia. Featuring on Pan African Radio News Feedback programme anchored by Caesar Sindele on January 8th 2017, African Union Economic Commission on Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) Presiding Officer, Dr. Joseph Chilengi expressed delight that the decision has been unanimously welcomed by Head of State and Governments on the continent. Chilengi expressed optimism that Zambia’s economic developments agenda will m ushroom as Conference tourism expected out of the ECOSOCC headquarters being in Lusaka remain...

TOP STAR: KEY ROLE IN ZAMBIAN TV DIGITALIZATION

TOP STAR: KEY ROLE IN ZAMBIAN TV DIGITALIZATION

By Cliff Sichone (TopStar) In 2006, over 156 members of ITU in Geneva signed a binding treaty about digital broadcasting migration. African countries are committed to switching off analogue transmission and migrating to digital broadcasting by 2015, however, currently most of African countries including Zambia haven’t achieved the goal. To realize digitalization of TV industry has also been an urgent task for Zambia. As a major digital TV operator in Zambia, Top Star plays a key role in its TV digitalization. Top Star is a joint venture created by Zambian National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) and the Africa’s leading digital TV...

GREEN PARTY BEST WISHES TO ZAMBIAN PEOPLE BEYOND 2017

GREEN PARTY BEST WISHES TO ZAMBIAN PEOPLE BEYOND 2017

Fellow Zambians, good evening. Tomorrow night, as Zambians across the country gather with family and friends to celebrate, I want to wish everyone a happy, prosperous and healthy New Year. This is special time of on calendar. As we celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another, it time to reflect. It is time to look back and reflect on how gracious the good Lord has been onto us to live up to this time. In between, we lost our dear ones and blessed with new ones; we have lost property and gained elsewhere; we have lost...

Re-screen final selected 2017 student bursary prods Lewis Mwape

Re-screen final selected 2017 student bursary prods Lewis Mwape

Monday 2nd January, 2017, Lusaka The Ministry of Higher Education must re-screen the final selected list of students that will be on student bursary scheme to eliminate those children whose parents or relatives have used their possitions to access facilities meant to benefit the poor and vulnerable households. Our concern is that more than 60 percent of those who have been left out on scheme might be poor and vulnerable and may not afford to meet the cost of university education especially those coming from our rural areas and urban poor and vulnerable households. While we appreciate the economic recovery...

RTSA GRANTS ROAD TAX PAYMENT EXTENSION

RTSA GRANTS ROAD TAX PAYMENT EXTENSION

By FREDRICK MUBANGA HEAD – PUBLIC RELATIONS   LUSAKA, 31st December, 2016 — THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has given a grace period of 14 days within which motorists should acquire motor vehicle and trailer licences (road tax) and road service licences for the year 2016. All motorists and Public Service Vehicle Operators have been given an extension of up to 14th January, 2017 to pay for the required licenses. Therefore, there will be no enforcement of the validity of said documents until the stated grace period has expired. The Agency is providing this grace period to accommodate...

Harry Kalaba’s Leadership viewpoint beyond Happy 2017

Harry Kalaba’s Leadership viewpoint beyond Happy 2017

          By Harry Kalaba, PF Bahati MP As we prepare to start a brand-new year tomorrow, I wish to reflect on leadership as promised in my first article. And I wish to do so in honour of my late father Mr. Simon Chisha Harry Kalaba who served as Bahati MP for 17 years from 1974 to 1991 and from whom I learnt an unforgettable lesson that leadership is at best a lonely endeavour. No matter how big your team, sometimes it’s just about you. You are all you have, meaning that at some critical moments, all...

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