THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia has called for the amendment of certain provisions in the Penal Code as it considers them archaic and no longer applicable. The institution has therefore been working and holding meetings with various partners and stakeholders to try and identify issues of media concern with the ultimate aim of producing a submission outlining areas of amendments of the Penal Code and other related legislation.
THE Zambia Judo Association (ZJA) President Alfred Foloko has called on the Zambian people to appreciate the sport of Judo more. Speaking inan interview with Lusaka Star, Mr Foloko lamented that the sport Judo is not very much cherished in the country like other sports such as soccer and boxing. "The Zambian Judokas need appreciation and encouragement from the local people for them to keep representing the country well and with high esteem,” he said.
Zambia’s Tourism Promoter Executive Director Joslyn Mutinta has advised Government to open more air routes to European countries. Ms Mutinta explained that many European tourists that visit Zambia complain about limited air transport in the country. She said poor transport conditions discourage tourists from visiting the country.
Current Miss Zambia USA Nakabinga Katandula has joined the #sendbetty2school Campaign which aims at promoting girl child education. Ms Katandula attended the official launch of #sendbetty2school campaign which took place on 15th March in Atlanta, Georgia. She is scheduled to travel to Zambia soon to work with the #sendbetty2school campaign team in collaboration with the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Life on campus is described by many students as an exciting, adventurous, mind exploring as well as a challenging journey. Many youths often look forward to graduate from high school and join the university, as many perceive getting an admission in the university as one of life’s biggest trophy.
Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) president Bwalya Banda has appealed to the Government to promote the sporting activity in rural areas. Mr. Banda said Government should set up deliberate strategies that could see the growth of handball as a sport in the country.