In rural areas it is still practiced by a few members of the community and this has made a group of organisations
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.
THE Ministry of Education, Science and Vocational Training and Early Child Education has today launched the National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ). Speaking during the launch, Minister of Education Michael Kaingu said NAQEZ is an organisation that will work hand in hand with the Ministry of Education to help improve the quality of education especially in the rural areas.
A renowned Zambian writer has called for the need to boast the publishing industry for the appreciation of the writing art and enrichment of the reading culture in Zambia. Speaking to the Lusaka star author of final attempt novel, Freeman Mwenge says writing is a team profession hence publishers should come on board to abreast the art to greater levels. Mr Mwenge says with vibrant publishing industry, competition will be stimulated which is currently less among writers in Zambia as a lot of work is being done in isolation.
Education is the process of formally or informally learning by which knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred to other people, through storytelling, discussion, teaching, training or research.
THE University of Zambia (UNZA) management has set the last week of November 2014 as the week for the institution’s 44th graduation ceremony. UNZA acing public relations manager Stanslous Chewe told the Lusaka Star in an interview that the new dates for the 44th graduation ceremony would be the 26th, 27th and 28th of November 2014. Mr. Chewe said this year’s graduation ceremony would not last for a week but instead would be held within three days.
The government of the Republic of Zambia has thanked the government of the Peoples' Republic of China for the relations between China and Zambia and the help rendered to develop Zambia. Speaking during the ground breaking ceremony of the Confucius Institute at the University of Zambia, Home Affairs Minister Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula said Chinese industries had not only supported the mining industry in Zambia but also extended their valued activities in infrastructure development, water conservation projects and many other economic projects.
Zambia is a country that could once be described as rich in culture. This was greatly attributed to several traditional and initiation ceremonies which had been widely practiced. Today, with the development of the media and western influence, cultural practices are quickly fading.