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ZANACO NAMED 2022 BEST BANK IN ZAMBIA FOR THE 3RD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

ZANACO NAMED 2022 BEST BANK IN ZAMBIA FOR THE 3RD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Press Release Wednesday, 19th April 2022, LUSAKA – ZAMBIA National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) Plc has for three consecutive years been awarded Best Bank in Zambia by Global Finance. This award recognises the Banks growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, new business development and product innovation. This award has placed Zanaco on the continental league table, alongside other commercial banks from 36 countries including Standard Bank South Africa, Banque Nationale d’Algerie Algeria, First National Bank Namibia, Zenith Bank Nigeria, Bank of Kigali Rwanda.. The development further solidifies Zanaco’ s...

*Stateless Rwandan refugees are nomads ‘in orbit’ as they wander the globe, fearing retribution* 

  *Stateless Rwandan refugees are nomads ‘in orbit’ as they wander the globe, fearing retribution*  _By: Dr Callixte Kavuro is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Public Law at Stellenbosch University._ _ Rwandan refugees, in particular Hutu refugees, have been victims of physical attacks planned and perpetrated by their home government for more than two decades. They fled their home country because of inter-ethnic conflict and the Tutsi minority-dominated government’s desire to control the Hutu majority, who are blamed – as a group – for having committed genocide against the Tutsis. As a result, they are hunted down. The...

SADC Groundwater Management Institute, World Bank and The SADC Secretariat Launch the “Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States Project Phase 2”

SADC Groundwater Management Institute, World Bank and The SADC Secretariat Launch the “Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States Project Phase 2” Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, 18th April, 2022 Media Release: The SADC Groundwater Management Institute, SADC Secretariat and World Bank are launching the “Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States Project Phase 2. The 4-year project is financed by Multi Donor Trust Fund Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), in collaboration with Global Environment Facility (GEF), through World Bank, commenced in November 2021, and is expected to end November 2025. The launch is arranged as follows: • Date:...

History of the construction of the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross

                                By Derrick Sinjela   In 1857, David Livingstone made his appeal at Cambridge in the United Kingdom which resulted in the foundation of the Universities Mission to Central Africa.   In 1907 celebrations were held I England to mark the Jubilee of the Appeal, and in thanksgiving for work, a resolution was passed that a new diocese should be founded to mark the Jubilee and that it be established in Northern Rhodesia.   Two years later, in 1909, the Jubilee of the foundation of the UMCA was observed and it was then announced that John Edward Hine, had...

RESTORING ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY CROSS HERITAGE

  By Derrick Sinjela UNITED we stand, divided we fall, as indicated in a parlance of old stressing the importance of unity of purpose is being used as a catchphrase to reiterate The Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross, status as a national heritage. Initial efforts to take good care of the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross are being themed under ‘Restoring a National Heritage’ through a broad-based ecumenical partnership. It is against this backdrop and facet that local, regional and international partners are being wooed into recommitting their emotional, material and monitory support in an initiative dubbed ‘The...

Anglicans building Government – Church ties

  By Derrick Sinjela   THE Anglican Church says that it would welcome Government support towards rehabilitating its 46-year old Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, but it is also wary of the risk of compromising its prophetic voice.   In an interview with the author, Father Derrick Muwina said that while the church was ready to receive donations of any kind to help rehabilitate the cathedral it did not want a situation that gave the impression that Government was sponsoring its programmes.   Father Muwina an Assistant Priest to Dean, Canon Charley Thomas and Sub Dean, Father William...

Father Derrick Muwina explains Government and Church partnership

  By Derrick Sinjela THE Anglican Church says that it would welcome Government support towards rehabilitating its 46-year old Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, but it is also wary of the risk of compromising its prophetic voice.   In an interview with the author, Father Derrick Muwina said that while the church was ready to receive donations of any kind to help rehabilitate the cathedral it did not want a situation that gave the impression that Government was sponsoring its programmes.   Father Muwina an Assistant Priest to Dean, Canon Charley Thomas and Sub Dean, Father William Vwapu...

Bishop David Njovu donates to 3,500 Sinazongwe District households

  By Derrick Sinjela in Sinazongwe, Southern Province THE Anglican Diocese of Lusaka has received commendation from the Zambian government for being the first organisation to offer spiritual and material support to follow victims in Sinazongwe District. Making the commendation, Sinazongwe District Administrative Officer (DAO), Sokoloka Daka, expressed delight that the Anglican Church was not just the first organisation but more importantly taken the frontline among ecumenical bodies offering comfort to over 3,500 households affected by the heavy downpour of rain. Daka praised Anglican Diocesan Bishop, Right Reverend David Njovu for coming forth with the 319 by 25 Kilogrammes bags...

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...

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