Category: Sustainable Development

Suspend VAT on importation of ‘Edible Oils’, Antonio Mourinho Mwanza prods Energy Minister Peter Chibwe Kapala

  Suspend VAT on importation of ‘Edible Oils’, Antonio Mourinho Mwanza prods Energy Minister Peter Chibwe Kapala By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Media Director Antonio Mourihno Mwanza is urging Government through Energy Minister Peter Chibwe Kapala to immediately SUSPEND Value Added Tax (VAT) on importation of edible oils; crude, soya bean oil and crude palm oil. Suggesting that the suspension must not be indefinite, at least not more than six (6) months, Mr. Mwanza says the objective is to cushion Zambian people from the prevailing harsh economic challenges confronting them. Further, Mwanza, formerly University of...

Zambian sprinter Suwilanji Theresa Fotwe Mpondela

FEATURE 20 MAR 2019 Suwilanji Mpondela – Africa’s youngest newly elected Athletes Commission Chair Suwilanji Theresa Fotwe Mpondela will long remember Saturday 9 March 2019. She made history that day, becoming the first Chair of the Athletes Commission for the National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ). She beat other candidates from 15 national sports federations such as swimming, table tennis, basketball and tennis – an incredible accomplishment for a young promising athlete that only turned 19 last month. “My mother taught me that there are no barriers,” she said. “You carry the power regardless of age.” A beneficiary of the...

Woman Believes Her Cookie Jar Is Cursed, Says Men Take Off Immediately After Tasting It

  Woman Believes Her Cookie Jar Is Cursed, Says Men Take Off Immediately After Tasting It. A beautiful lady took to her social media page to lament how men immediately disappear into thin air after tasting her cookie jar while others never bother to mention anything to do with marriage. The distressed beauty even shared some of the screenshots from men salivating over her curvy figure but only for lust, not love, which always frustrated her. Through her Facebook page, she posted: “It’s me, to my previous lover whom I played with and regret! “It’s meaningless to say that you...

Petrozavodskmash conducted pre-assembly of reactor coolant pump housings for Tianwan NPS

AEM-Technologies JSC, Branch in Petrozavodsk (member of Atomenergomash, Mechanical Engineering Division of Rosatom State Corporation, and Karelian regional office of the Russian Mechanical Engineering Union (SoyuzMash)) has completed a pre-assembly of housings of reactor coolant pump sets (RCPS) designed for the Tianwan NPS, Unit 7, People’s Republic of China. RCPS internals, particularly guide vanes, were assembled earlier, upon which those were connected to flanges. The design was placed inside a spherical housing and appropriate circumferential weld performed afterwards. Assembly with the sphere has been accomplished for all four RCPS housings of the Tianwan NPS. An RCPS housing is a Safety...

“Zambian and Global Journalism is Under Surveillance.” cries Brenda Nglazi Zulu

Brenda Nglazi Zulu u06Sp01goh6ic2a0o8eh  ·  Journalism Is Under Surveillance when : Publications are banned TV stations are shut down Radio stations are shut down Online publications are blocked Internet is shut down Social Media is restricted SMS is blocked Websites are hacked Websites are blocked Emails for Journalists are hacked Journalists are searched and arrested Equipment is searched, broken and confiscated Loadshedding of power is the order of the day Newsrooms are raided by caders, politicians etc Computers and Mobile phones for Journalists are hacked Listening devices are placed in newsrooms Frequencies are not allocated to some TV and Radio stations...

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) watering 50,000 Isoka residents

By Freddy Phiri in Isoka District, Muchinga Province World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Luswepo- Suwila Cluster Area Programme (LSCAP) Manager Samuel Chanda is targeting to provide water to 50,000 Isoka residents in Muchinga Province. Officiating at the 2022 World Water Day commemoration, Making Water invisible visible,’ Mr. Chanda said World Vision International (WVI) aims at bettering the livelihood of rural people beyond Zambia’s Isoka residents. Citing Kalungu, Sansanamwenje, Kantenshya, Chinyonga and Kapililonga  areas where people now have piped water, Chanda said the community-based organisation and peers continue working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal Number Six (6) which states: ‘Water and...

*Statement for Immedia”Ban Tobacco Adverts, Sales near Schools,” pleads ZATC’s Vice President Aaron Chansa

*Statement for Immediate Release* Kafue – Saturday, 9th April, 2022 °°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°° *BAN TOBACCO ADVERTS, SALES NEAR SCHOOLS – ZATC* In light of the swelling enrolments in public schools as a result of implementing Free Education, the Zambian Alliance for Tobacco Control (ZATC) is appealing to Government to ban advertising and selling of tobacco products near school premises if learners are to concentrate on school without being swayed into deviant behaviour of smoking. Display of tobacco products at points of sale near schools constitutes, in itself, advertising and promotion of the products to school-going children. This *indiscriminate and* *careless advertising* and...

Eng. Collins Njovu on resumption of issuance of timber export permits

By Rainbow Reporter Issuance of timber export permits will resume next week says Green Economy and Environment Minister Engineer Collins Njovu. Notifying members of the public and stakeholders in the timber industry Eng. Nzovu explained that resumption of issuance of Timber Export Permits (TEPS) follows remarkable progress made in the audit process instituted a few months ago on the operations of the forestry department, as well as the printing and delivery of timber export permit accountable documents (TEPADS) by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning (MoFNP). Eng. Nzovu, equally serving as UPND Alliance Nangoma Member of Parliament (MP) in...

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