Category: Sustainable Development

Finland to introduce a-four-day-working-week and six-hour-days under plans drawn up by 34-year-old Prime Minister Sanna Marin

Finland to introduce a-four-day-working-week and six-hour-days under plans drawn up by 34-year-old Prime Minister Sanna Marin

and SIX HOUR days under plans drawn up by 34-year-old prime minister Sanna Marin Amelia Wynne For Mailonline 05/01/2020 Sanna Marin promises stability after becoming worlds youngest PM Finland’s new Prime Minister has called for the introduction of a flexible working schedule in the country that would involve a four-day-week and six-hour working day. Sanna Marin, 34, – who is the second youngest head of government in the world – said it would allow workers to spend more time with their families. The mother-of-one leads a centre-left coalition with four other parties which are all headed by women, three of which...

First National Bank Zambia (FNB) first seven (7) ‘Win Big with FNB eWallet’ promotion winners

First National Bank Zambia (FNB) first seven (7) ‘Win Big with FNB eWallet’ promotion winners

LUSAKA, Zambia – (Thursday 23 January 2020) – First National Bank Zambia (FNB) has announced the first seven (7) winners in its ‘Win Big with FNB eWallet’ promotion, which runs until 29 February 2020. The promotion gives FNB customers an opportunity to win their share of over K80,000 in prizes. On 14 January 2020, the Bank conducted its first draw in the campaign which is intended to sweeten the act of sending an eWallet which has become a staple of money transactions in Zambia since its launch in 2012. “We believe that the launch of this promotion was timely and...

KENYA STAGNATES IN THE CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX  Nairobi, Kenya – Thursday 23rd January 2020

KENYA STAGNATES IN THE CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX Nairobi, Kenya – Thursday 23rd January 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE KENYA STAGNATES IN THE CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX Nairobi, Kenya – Thursday 23rd January 2020: Kenya has obtained a score of 28 out of 100 in the global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International today, a score which is below the global average score of 43 and the Sub-Saharan average score of 32. Since 2012, Kenya has scored between 25 and 28, out of 100, having recorded a score of 27 in 2018, depicting slow progress in the fight against corruption. In the rankings, the country is listed at position 137 out of 180...

THE “HOW” OF A REFERENDUM IN ZAMBIA Simon Kalolo Kabanda 28 October 2018

THE “HOW” OF A REFERENDUM IN ZAMBIA Simon Kalolo Kabanda 28 October 2018 1.0. Introduction 1.1. The “How” of a Referendum in Zambia looks at factors that may hinder the success of a Referendum to amend the Bill of Rights, and proposes strategies that should lead to having a successful National Referendum in Zambia. 1.2. One impediment to holding the National Referendum to amend the Bill of Rights is the cost. In order to address this impediment, and pave way for a successful Referendum, the following should be considered: – That the Referendum should take place during the 2021 presidential...

Highvie Hamududu launches Party of National Unity (PNU) Zambia,

By Branding Zambia 2014 in Lusaka’s Sunningdale, North of State House on May 2nd 2017 FORMER UPND Bweengwa Member of Parliament Highvie Hamududu has officially launched a new political party called Party for National Unity (PNU). Addressing a news conference during the launch of the party in Lusaka today, Mr Hamududu who served as MP from 2006 until 2011 when the UPND declined his application to recontest the seat said the aim of launching the new party is to unify the nation. Mr Hamududu, a UNZA trained Economist said PNU will aim at promoting the true spirit of national unity...

1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households has never been to school – UNICEF

1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households has never been to school – UNICEF

By Georgina Thompson, UNICEF New York, Tel: +1 917 238 1559, gthompson@unicef.org … and John James, UNICEF Zambia, Tel: +260 977300636, jjames@unicef.org As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting begins tomorrow and education ministers convene at the Education World Forum today, UNICEF urges policy-makers to address ‘shameful’ disparities in public education spending DAVOS/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 20 January 2020 – Nearly 1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households around the world has never been to school, according to a new UNICEF paper launched today as education ministers gather at the Education World Forum and as leaders prepare to convene at the World Economic...

A responsible Zambian citizen has asked Simon Kalolo Kabanda, Constitutional Making Process; ‘Would we conclude that the 2016 Amended Constitution was signed prematuely? If Yes, for what reasons?

A responsible Zambian citizen has asked Simon Kalolo Kabanda, Constitutional Making Process; ‘Would we conclude that the 2016 Amended Constitution was signed prematuely? If Yes, for what reasons?

WOULD WE CONCLUDE THAT THE 2016 AMENDED CONSTITUTION WAS SIGNED PREMATURELY? IF YES, FOR WHAT REASONS? RESPONSE Yes. The draft Constitution that was produced by the Technical Committee on Drafting the Zambian Constitution (TCDZC) was supposed to be subjected to a National Referendum for the people of Zambia to approve it before the presidential assent. But because there was no Referendum, some important portions of what was produced by the TCDZC was left out of the equation of constitution making. For this reason some of the provisions in the 2016 amended Constitution, which are supposed to be supported by the...

Lt. Gen Mihova Calls for More Trade Between Zambia & UK

Lt. Gen Mihova Calls for More Trade Between Zambia & UK

LONDON, Saturday, 18th January 2020 Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom His Excellency Lieutenant General Paul Mihova has said the Mission is exploiting further the business opportunities in the UK to ensure sustained contribution to the Zambian economy. Lt. Gen. Mihova made the remarks when UK envoy to the Commonwealth, Philip Parham and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Head of Central and Southern Africa Department Sophia Willets-King paid an introductory courtesy call on him at the Zambian Mission in London. Lt. Gen. Mihova noted that there were good trade opportunities available in Zambia. The High Commissioner said he wanted to see...

Speech by His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia, on the occasion of the 80 years (OAK Jubilee) Celebrations to be held at St Charles Lwanga Catholic Church Regiment Parish on Sunday, 19th January, 2019

Speech by His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia, on the occasion of the 80 years (OAK Jubilee) Celebrations to be held at St Charles Lwanga Catholic Church Regiment Parish on Sunday, 19th January, 2019

Speech by His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia, on the occasion of the 80 years (OAK Jubilee) Celebrations to be held at St Charles Lwanga Catholic Church Regiment Parish on Sunday, 19th January, 2019 Theme: celebrating 80 years of existence and evangelisation. State house Lusaka Your Grace, The Archbishop of Lusaka and Apostolic Administrator of Ndola Diocese, Dr Alick Banda; Members of the Clergy, Religious Men and Women; The Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs – Hon. Rev. Godfridah Sumaili –M.P; Other Cabinet Ministers present; Senior Government officials; Area Member of Parliament; Defence...

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