Category: Sustainable Development

GOVERNMENT DISBURSES FULL GRANTS FOR FREE EDUCATION TO SCHOOLS

Tuesday, 18th October, 2022 – Republic of Zambia Ministry of Finance and National Planning FINANCE and National Planning Minister Dr. SITUMBEKO MUSOKOTWANE says the release of K442.2 million to all schools, marks the final grant allocation under the free education programme is a promise kept. Following the Government’s decision, in October 2021, to provide free education from early childhood to secondary school level, all public schools have been receiving quarterly grants from the Treasury. These grants are remitted within the first two (2) weeks of the beginning of each quarter to ensure the smooth operation of schools, country-wide. The Minister...

Cultural Appropriate Evaluation during Zambia’s Independence Day; Monday 24th October, 2022 – John T Njovu

Cultural Appropriate Evaluation during Zambia’s Independence Day; Monday 24th October, 2022 – John T Njovu Monday 17th October,  2022 Dear all, I wish to let you know that we shall have a talk on Cultural Appropriate Evaluation during Zambia’s Independence Day; Monday 24th October, 2022. We are linking it to the struggle by indigenous communities across the world to find a place on the table of global social and economic developments. I wish to invite you to register for this important webinar and let your colleagues and friends that may be interested in the topic to know about it 😊...

Big boosters to stimulate Zambia’s growth!

By Kelvin Chisanga, Zambian Social Economist (*+260 97 9305194*) Monday, 17th October, 2022 AS ZAMBIA tries to pull out of the current economic quagmire, we need to strongly put some deep innovative thoughts around economic growth with redistribution, foster broad based diversity in export values and work to trigger growth of skills in the labour force. Zambia requires strong and demanding needs to steer sectorial focus by making sure that both primary and secondary sectors of the economy are pushed up rather than the current happenings where we have always seen tertiary industry to be the one firing up our economic...

Southern Province Minister opens the ZICA Annual Business Conference 12th October 2022

BY ZICA Annual Business Conference Publicity Team SOUTHERN Province Minister Cornelius Mweetwa has officially opened the Annual Business Conference (ABC) being held at Avani Victoria Falls Resort in Livingstone from Wednesday, 12th to Friday, 14th October, 2022. The Annual Business Conference brings together over 500 delegates and is jointly organised by the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Mr. Mweetwa, a United Party for National Development (UPND) Choma Central Member of Parliament (MP) highlighted that since the last Annual Business Conference convened in 2019, no one...

BA HH, UPND MULETUTWALA KWISA? …why destroy the credibility of ECZ just to fix Lusambo and Malanji?

By Fred M’membe President of the Socialist Party The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has announced that the Kabushi and Kwacha parliamentary by-elections will be held on Friday, 21 October, 2022. The Commission has further stated that the campaign period in both constituencies will run from 11 to October. We find this move by the ECZ problematic for a number of reasons. And we ask the Commission to reconsider their decision. First, following the earlier resignations of the two candidates in both Kabushi and Kwacha constituencies, which decisions were formally communicated to and acknowledged by the ECZ, it would be...

FNB takes its promise of real help to a new

DERRICK SINJELA and Saeed Simon Banda FIRST Rand Group (F4G), the parent company for First National Bank (FNB) Zambia is reimagining help as it strives to make every day easier and tomorrow better for all its customers, taking a bold step forward on its journey into the future. Speaking during the announcement of the brand refresh, FNB Group CEO, Jacques Celliers, said, “For 184 years, our sense of care has been vital to our efforts to help millions of individuals, families, and businesses realize their dreams and aspirations. Our efforts to transition beyond banking are still deeply rooted in our...

PARATUS ZAMBIA WINS TOP SERVICE AWARD ….Paratus Zambia sees off its competitors to clinch Service Excellence Award 2022

PARATUS ZAMBIA WINS TOP SERVICE AWARD   ….Paratus Zambia sees off its competitors to clinch Service Excellence Award 2022   By Lana Martens lana@wiredcommunications.co.za +27(0)82 458 9916   Meagan Karsten meagan@wiredcommunications.co.za +27(0)73 234 4842 …and Meagan Karsten   PARATUS Zambia has won the Service Excellence Award for the ISP and IAP sector in Zambia. The service excellence awards are organised and managed by the Chartered Institute of Customer Management (CICM) to recognise, promote, and reward excellence, professionalism, and outstanding achievement in all business sectors of the country. With customer expectations continually rising, the business community is becoming increasingly aware of...

MIKE MPOSHA FLAGS OFF MULTI MILLION EURO ZAMBIA WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN CHILILABOMBWE

Saturday, 08.10.2022 MPOSHA FLAGS OFF MULTI MILLION EURO ZAMBIA WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN CHILILABOMBWE GOVERNMENT has flagged off works on the 156 million euro Zambia Water and Sanitation project on the copperbelt with the aim of benefiting about 503,000 people . Water and Sanitation minister Mike Mposha says the project which targets Chingola, Chililabombwe and Mufulira will be done in a phased approach and is one of the many interventions that will address the water challenges. Mr. Mposha said this when he handed over the 9.9 million euro Zambia water and sanitation project in Chililabombwe district which is expected...

MTF Academy celebrates the next generation of African storytellers as the Class of 2022 graduated

By DERRICK SINJELA/Rainbow 🌈 Newspaper Zambia Limited (RNZL) established Monday, 25th June, 2022 THE graduation event was a celebration of the hard work and dedication of the 19 graduating students – as well as the success of MultiChoice’s Talent Factory concept. Now in its 3rd cohort, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy has proven that the African entertainment industry is ripe with gripping stories that are waiting to be told. This was made clear at the MTF Academy’s annual graduation event – where 19 students from Southern Africa demonstrated the calibre of talent that exists in Africa. Through their hard...

“I want to teach Hon. Mr. Justice Evans Mweembani Hamaundu, his friends a lesson,” warns Lusaka Businessman Misheck Chatora

I WANT TO TEACH JUDGE EVANS HAMAUNDU, HIS FRIENDS A LESSON, WARNS LUSAKA BUSINESSMAN MISHECK CHATORA A Lusaka businessman Misheck Chatora says he wants to teach Supreme Court Judge Evans Hamaundu a lesson, saying he is puzzled that despite accusing the judges of corruption they have failed to cite him for contempt. And Chatora’s Company, Maritime Freight and Forwarding Limited has filed an affidavit in support of motion against Zambian Breweries in the Supreme Court fallowing his dissatisfaction with how the previous matter was handled by justices Michael Musonda, Hamaundu, Roydah Kaomaand Nigel Mutuna. Chatora has reported the four justices...

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