The Zambia Scrabble Association is this month set to host a national Championship at Taj Pamodzi hotel in Lusaka. The event will run from 23rd to 24th May, 2015. University of Zambia (UNZA) Scrabble Association President George Kabwe told the Lusaka Star in an interview that the event is a good opportunity for young Zambian upcoming players as it will enable them gain exposure.
The University of Zambia (UNZA) has called for collaboration among Universities in the country to enhance job creation among the youth. UNZA acting deputy vice chancellor, Prof. Bizedi Phiri said it was imperative for Universities to create mutual working relationships in order to promote the exchange of developmental ideas among their students and members of staff. Prof. Phiri said, “Through good working relationships and networking, research and collaborations among the universities in the country will be spearheaded.
Acting minister of information and broadcasting, Fackson Shamenda says government has unwavering commitment to creating a conducive environment for the growth and professional media in the country. Mr Shamenda stressed disappointment with some online media outlets that abuse the conducive media environment that government created by pursuing private agendas.
Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) Company Secretary, Nathaniel Inambao has said once recapitalized, the company will save government on huge expenses in road maintenance by removing all heavy cargo from the roads. Mr. Inambao said the company is going to do this by rehabilitating the railway infrastructure in order to increase train speeds and efficiency. Meanwhile, Mr. Inambao explained that operations were smooth as most of the workers that were in Lusaka are now operating from Kabwe, which is the head quarter.