Category: Sustainable Development

Given Katuta-Mwelwa builds marriages … as hubby Dr. Lawrence Mwelwa shares ways to mending broken nuptials

By Henry Chunza CHIENGI Member of Parliament (MP) Ms. Given Katuta-Mwelwa  is looking forward to see that marriages stand a test of time and discourages couples not  to rush to the court of laws seeking  divorce.   And former Chreso Vice Chancellor Dr. Lawrence Mwelwa is equally urged parents to groom their children to be responsible citizens as they are future leaders of tomorrow founded on valuing fidelity.   During a Marriage Counselling Seminar themed: ‘Investing In Your Marriage And Transforming The Nation Through Christian Values‘, on Thursday, 6th March 2022 at Lusaka’s Golden Peacock Hotel , Ms. Katuta-Mwelwa reminded...

Linda Kasonde rekindles life-style audits …as COF commends compliant Mulambo Haimbe and Ambrose Lufuma

By Derrick Sinjela Rekindling lifestyle audit of public officials, Chapter One Foundation (COF) Limited Executive Director Linda Kasonde is seeking strict adherence to ‘Declaration of Assets, Liabilities, and Sources of Income by Public Officials subject to the Parliamentary and Ministerial Code of Conduct. As Chapter One Foundation Limited promotes and protects human rights, human rights defenders, constitutionalism, social justice, and the rule of law in Zambia, primarily through strategic litigation, advocacy, and capacity building, Ms. Kasonde reiterated COF aim to uphold and protect the Constitution and the rights, and ultimately free the space for Zambians to fully participate in the...

Russia-IAEA Meeting Held in Kaliningrad

On April 1, Kaliningrad (Russia) hosted the official meeting between Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev and Director General of the International Nuclear Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi, who arrived in Kaliningrad after his visit to Ukraine. Following the meeting, Alexey Likhachev stated that the key topic of the talks was the issue of ensuring nuclear and physical security. “The main task of Rosatom is to do everything necessary and assist the IAEA in the safe operation of Ukrainian nuclear facilities. It is important to do everything to ensure that the IAEA has full information about the ongoing events and...

High Global Oil Prices Hurt Zambia …as fuel pump price hike looms

By Davis Mataka The raging four weeks Russia / Ukraine conflict is having a devastating impact on the world economy as high oil and food commodity prices continue to spiral. Third world economies especially non- crude oil producing nations like Zambia which are dependent on imports are bearing the brunt. The Energy Regulation Board ((ERB) is likely to announce higher fuel pump prices by Thursday this week. As the ripple effects of the war continue to reverberate around the globe, the price of a barrel of oil on the world market this week passed the US $100 dollars average mark...

PROF. LUPANDO MUNKONGE BURIAL IN LUSAKA

PIX 1=ARMY personnel carrying a casket of the late Prof.Lupando Munkonge during the burial service at Leopard Memorial  Hill Park in Lusaka PIX 2=MINISTER OF Tourism ,Rodney Sikumba lays a wreath at the grave of the late Prof.Lupando Munkonge during the burial service at Leopard Memorial Hill Park in Lusaka PIX 3=MINISTER OF Tourism ,Rodney Sikumba gives a flag to a widow Theresa Munkonge during the burial service of her late husband at Leopard Memorial Hill Park in Lusaka – PICTURE BY SHABBY MULOPWE d at Leopard Memorial Hill Park in Lusaka. PIX 4=MINISTER OF Tourism, Rodney Sikumba consoles the...

First National Bank Zambia Celebrates 13 Years of Operating In Zambia

LUSAKA, Zambia – 1 April 2022 – First National Bank (FNB) Zambia today marks 13 years of operating in the country. Over the 13 years of its operations in Zambia, the Bank has continued to grow, building on its vision to create a better world and the ethos of offering real help in the communities it operates in. FNB Zambia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Rand Group South Africa started operating in Zambia on 1st  April 2009. The FirstRand Group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and has presence in eight African countries outside South Africa – Botswana, Namibia,...

Effects of Russia-Ukraine Conflict on Zambian Economy!

Written by Kelvin Chisanga The ongoing geopolitical conflicts between Russia and Ukraine has some serious devastating impact on many global economies across the board, and Zambia is not an exceptional case with the prevailing economic trends at both global and regional frontiers. To begin with, the energy commodities have started receiving some price-growth, of which we have seen the price of crude oil on the international market, has already gone up to a price margin of $105 per barrel, and from the look of things, we have high chances of seeing this particular article of trade, escalating upwards with some...

FNB Zambia 2022 Lusaka Business EXPO Platinum Sponsor cheers Kabanda Lilanda

  By Rainbow Business Writer In a practical Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and local entrepreneurial improvement, FNB Zambia Head of Business & Commercial, Kabanda Lilanda confirms earning funding of the 2022 Lusaka Business EXPO slated for Thursday, 5th to Saturday, 7th May, 2022 as a Platinum Sponsor after committing K300,000 towards the PUSH Women’s Network themed: ‘Adopting New Technologies for Climate Responsive Business, Trade and Investment’. Since 2013, when FNB started operating in Zambia, the bank initially established in Grahamstown, South Africa in 1838 has continued to adapt in line with its diverse customers’ changing needs. With an ethos built...

AICCRA ZAMBIA, GOVT, ZARI & UNIVERSITIES partner

…to scale up research-based climate smart agriculture. By Alfonso Kasongo ACCELERATING Impact of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA Zambiais set to partner with the Zambia Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI) and universities countrywide to find science based solutions meant to scale- up climate smart agriculture. AICCRA Zambia, a World Bank backed through International Water Management Institute (IWMI) will soon launch internship partnerships with ZARI, university partnerships and the ministry of agriculture find common ground in seeking solutions. Southern Africa region representative Dr. Inga Jacobs-Mata said the internship partnerships will help to effectively address the challenges of climate smart agriculture in...

ZAMBIAN RESEARCHERS SCOOP FIRST EVER ORTARChI CHAIRS

By Alfonso Kasongo UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) Researcher Professor Imasiku Anayawa Nyambe  and Copperbelt University (CBU) counterpart Professor Stephen Syampungani have been named as on a five-year-term Oliver Reginald Tambo African  Research Chairs  Initiative (ORTARChI) worth R15 million. National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Executive Secretary Guest Mugala unveiled Professor  Nyambe  and Professor Syampungani as ORTARChI Research Chairs in Lusaka on Friday, 11th March 2022 a development that has since elated Technology and Science minister Felix Chipota Mutati and  Dziwa Science and Technology Trust (DSaT) Executive Director, Ms. Veronica Mwaba, a Zambian science, research and technology advocate. In a speech...

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