Category: Sustainable Development

Stay Connected to DStv and the Ones you Love this Festive Season with Great Entertainment – – Plus a FREE Package Upgrade at no Extra Cost!

  By Derrick Sinjela, Henry Chunza and Saeed Simon Banda DStv is giving Zambian customers many more reasons to stay glued to their sofas this festive season. With an ever-expanding bouquet of the latest sport, movies, series, and reality shows available on multiple platforms, it’s never been easier to stay entertained. And to celebrate the upcoming festive season with a gift to customers, DStv is offering free package upgrades at no extra cost. From the Monday, 19th of December 2022 to Saturday, 31st of January 2023, DStv customers only have to keep their DStv subscriptions active and DStv will upgrade...

Zimba-A gateway to Zambia’s Tourist Capital

  … as Zimba Town Council hosts Smart Zambia  By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA and SAEED SIMON BANDA ZIMBA Town Council Secretary Christopher Siasinyanga believes that investment and acquisition of information Communications Technology (ICT) and new media platforms will enhance operational visibility of the local authority. Speaking when a delegation from Smart Zambia called on him on Tuesday,  20th December, 2022, Mr. Siasinyanga was elated that e-governance will strengthen the council’s geographical proximity to the tourist capital, Livingstone. The Council Secretary says Zimba is a strategically located district who’s cultural and social economic prospects should be marketed to attract more...

DSaT implores journalists to specialise in science communication reporting

  DSaT implores journalists to specialise in science communication reporting By Alfonso Matthew Kasongo DZIWA Science and Technology Trust (DSaT), a Zambian Non Governmental advocating for science communication and advocacy has reiterated calls to train journalists in modern biotechnology reporting to ensure they understand new emerging technologies among them Genome Editing. The organisation notes with concern the increased information gap on new emerging technologies hence calling for the training of journalists in science communication if the gap is to be bridged. DSaT founder and Executive Director Veronica Mwaba who is in Lagos ,Nigeria attending a consultative meeting on Genome Editing...

Supreme Court Justice Evans Hamaundu to appear before Judicial Complaints Commission over ‘Corruption Allegations’ against him

  Supreme Court Justice Evans Hamaundu to appear before Judicial Complaints Commission over ‘Corruption Allegations’ against him By Merlyn Mwanza The Judicial Complaints Commission (JCC) will hear complaints of corruption levelled against Supreme Court Justice Evans Mweembani Hamaundu, while dismissing complaints against his colleagues’ justices Michael Musonda and Nigel Mutuna respectively. Impeccable sources in the judiciary have told Daily Revelation that the commission has resolved to hold hearings against justice Hamaundu between January 17-19, 2023, with the hearings being heard in camera or outside public eye. Lusaka businessman Misheck Chatora in September 2022 complained against Hamaundu and the other four...

Cooperating Partners cheer Prof. Lackson Kasonka

  By Bilke Mulenga | Journalist Communication and External Relations Department of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA | Ministry of Health – HQ Haile Selassie Road, Longacres | Box 30205 | Lusaka- Zambia Phone No.: +260 955 684929 / 0975 658330 Email: bilkemulenga@gmail.com The Government has expressed gratitude to all Cooperating Partners (CPs) for helping in achieving the UNSAID target of achieving said the country has made a remarkable strides towards the HIV epidemic control among the populations having reached the UNAIDS target of 90-90-90 by the end 2019. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical...

South African Music Icon, Yvonne Chaka Chaka Tours MultiChoice Zambia Offices

  Lusaka, Zambia – Legendary South African Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Teacher, dubbed the “Princess of Africa”, Yvonne Chaka Chaka is in Zambia. She arrived aboard South African airways on Tuesday, 13th December 2022. The South African Music icon received a warm welcome from the cast of Mpali which recently won Best Television series at the 2022 Ngoma Awards, and local fans. Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been invited to the country by the Mpali Cast to feature in an episode of Mpali. Speaking when Chaka Chaka toured MultiChoice Zambia Offices, Leah Kooma, MultiChoice Zambia Managing, Leah Kooma thanked...

ZICA President Cecilia Zimba praises Hakainde Sammy Hichilema’s ‘New Dawn’

By Henry Chunza/ Today Zambia Newspaper (TZN) ZAMBIA Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) President, Mrs. Cecilia Zimba has congratulated the New Dawn government on a well-balanced National budget taking into account the challenges the country is facing and taking stakeholder engagements on board in coming up with economic policies. Speaking at ZICA Media Briefing for the last quarter of 2022 on matters that affect the accountancy profession and the Zambian nation at large, Mrs. Zimba implored Minister of Finance and National Planning Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane to issue a Statutory Instrument (SI) for the State Audit Commission Act No. 27 of...

ZICA President Cecilia Zimba Happy With Govt’s Move To Increase CDF

  By Fumani Mukobeko, Gift Simwambwa and Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) President Cecilia Zimba has paid special tribute to the United Party for National Development (UPND) Administration led by President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema for increasing Constituency Development Fund(CDF) from K25.7 million to K28.3 million per constituency. Speaking at a fourth and last Quarterly Press Briefing for 2022, Ms. Zimba is happy that the resources allocated to CDF will include funds for development interventions for under-served communities, secondary schools, and skills development bursaries to be administered at constituency level. However, flanked by ZiCA Secretary and Chief Executive...

Monday, 12th December, 2022 Press Release Tobacco Free Association of Zambia TOFAZA) New report exposes how the tobacco industry exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to increase its profits at the detriment of public health

Press Release Tobacco Free Association of Zambia. Date: Monday, 12th December, 2022 Contact: Brenda Chitindi. Executive Director. +260979441781 Email: bichitindi@yahoo.com New report exposes how the tobacco industry exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to increase its profits at the detriment of public health. THE Tobacco Free Association of Zambia (TOFAZA) applauds the launching of a report titled, COVID-19 and Tobacco Industry Interference in Africa by the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA). The report produced following a study conducted in 2021 which explored how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on tobacco control in Sub Saharan Africa, as well as how the tobacco industry exploited...

Beware: ‘Danger’ Within by Samuel Kasankha

  BEWARE: ‘DANGER’ WITHIN By Samuel Kasankha I touched my little farm in midweek only to find the new caretaker had renamed our dog “Danger”. It elicited an irritated chuckle out of me. Danger really? What a foolish name for our beautiful dog. These people from Katete don’t quite change. When I lived there in 1970 to 71, every other dog was called Danger! Ours was the only Tiger, till we relocated to Chipata where we found almost as many Tigers as Dangers and Bingos and Scoobies. Lions too but never other dangerous animals like Elephant or Hippo. The Danger...

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