Blesser-Blessee: New name, old reality!

Blesser-Blessee: New name, old reality! »

Blesser-Blesse, has been a buzzword of late among young people, but what exactly is a blesser? Well, a blesser is basically a sugar-coated term

UNZA Graduate School of Business launched

UNZA Graduate School of Business launched »

1 Sep, 2015
News

THE Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Childhood has launched the University of Zambia (UNZA) Graduate School of Business. Minster of Education Michael Kaingu said despite UNZA’s contribution towards training professionals in business courses been limited, he is hopeful that the graduate school will place UNZA in the spotlight in terms of providing quality education in business. Dr. Kaingu said this in a speech read on his behalf by Ministry of Education deputy minister Sydney Mushanga.

Combined UNZA debt over K2 Billion

Combined UNZA debt over K2 Billion »

28 Aug, 2015
News

The University of Zambia (UNZA) monthly payroll cost is in excess of K30 Million, Minister of Education, Science Vocational Training and Early Education has revealed. Speaking during the inauguration of the caretaker committee of the University yesterday, Dr. Michael Kaingu challenged the caretaker committee to critically interrogate the institution’s internal process.

UNZASU unhappy with postponement of School of Medicine opening date

UNZASU unhappy with postponement of School of Medicine opening date »

28 Aug, 2015
News

THE University of Zambia Students Union (UNZASU) has expressed disappointment over the University of Zambia (UNZA) Senate decision to postpone the opening date of UNZA Ridgway Campus. UNZA Senate held a special meeting on August 27th 2015, to discuss the current situation obtaining at the institution of higher learning in view of the non-release of results by members of the University of Zambia Lecturers and Researcher’s Union (UNZALARU).

Law enforcement agencies in Zambia are incompetent – FODEP

Law enforcement agencies in Zambia are incompetent – FODEP »

24 Aug, 2015
News

FOUNDATION for Democratic Process (FODEP) has accused Law enforcements agencies of being incompetent in handling court cases. The FODEP executive director MacDonald Chipenzin said this in an interview with the Lusaka Star in reference to the recent acquittal of former Zambia Railways Limited managing director Clive Chirwa by the Lusaka Magistrate court for two counts of abuse of authority of office and one count of failing to declare interest.

PF has failed the people – Opposition

PF has failed the people – Opposition »

21 Aug, 2015
News

THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has charged that the Patriotic Front (PF) government thrives on deceit, open corruption and arrogance. And Rainbow Party Leader claims the only notable thing president Edgar Lungu has done worth commending is his extensive international and local trips.

Ministyry of Transport Launch ZCILT

Ministyry of Transport Launch ZCILT »

15 Aug, 2015
News

THE Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication has launched the Zambia Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (ZCILT). Zambia Charter of Logistics and Transport president Phidelia Mwaba explained that the act is aimed at regulating professionalism amongst all organizations and individuals that are engaged in transport and logistic activities. Speaking during the launch yesterday, Mrs. Mwaba said the act will promote the country’s transportation industry despite it being specialised.

Kaingu appoints interim UNZA Council

Kaingu appoints interim UNZA Council »

14 Aug, 2015
News

THE Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education has constituted a caretaker council of the University of Zambia (UNZA) to run the affairs of the institution until a permanent council is appointed. Education Minister Michael L. Kaingu announced the development at a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday. Dr. Kaingu said the new caretaker committee will serve for the period until the substantive council of the University is appointed by his ministry in accordance with the Higher Education Act No 4 of 2013.

Kalingalinga residents bemoan lack of burial space at Chingwere and Leopards Hill cemeteries

Kalingalinga residents bemoan lack of burial space at Chingwere and Leopards Hill cemeteries »

13 Aug, 2015
News

RESIDENTS of kalingalinga compound have expressed concern over the limited burial space at Chingwele and Leopards Hill burial sites. In an interview, a resident of the said compound, Enock Kaunda said it is sad that bereaved family members have to bear the pain of not being able to give their loved ones a decent burial because of shortage of burial spaces.

2 UNZA students start plaiting hair to make extra money

2 UNZA students start plaiting hair to make extra money »

8 Aug, 2015
Features

BEING a female student at a university is challenging as one tends to have many material needs, of which some cannot be entirely met by guardians. This calls for one to be financially disciplined and find responsible ways of earning income as one pursues their studies. In order to supplement their daily needs and partly take off a load of financial burden from their parents’ shoulders, two University of Zambia students have ventured into a hair plaiting business.