GOVERNMENT says it will continue supporting women’s organisations in its bid to improve entrepreneurship skills and reduce poverty. Speaking during the launch of this year's “Month of the Woman Entrepreneur”, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Honourable Bob Sichinga challenged financial institutions in the country to consider funding women entrepreneurs in order to reduce unemployment.
UNIVERSITY of Zambia retirees have praised government for finally allocating funds to pay their terminal benefits. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, University of Zambia Retirees Association Chairperson, Brian Wanyae said his association was impressed with the government for allocating K40billion to pay UNZA retirees. He said their retirement packages were long overdue and that he was happy that government had finally heard their cry by ensuring that they were paid.
THE Acting Chief Justice has encouraged the general public to take advantage of the efficient approach of the Small Claims Court in hearing cases. Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony for Commissioners of Small Claims in Lusaka, Justice Lombe Chibesakunda said since its establishment in 2009, the Small Claims Court has proved to be very effective in the disposal of cases with monetary value not exceeding K20million Kwacha.
Dear VC, We the students of UNZA in keeping with the faith and acknowledging how this university has changed would like to commend you for the excellent work that has been done on our campus roads, main lecture theatres and the main university library. In a very short period of time, our campus roads have been tarred, our main lecture theatres and library roofs renovated making rainwater leakages through these roofs during the rain season a thing of the past.
THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) says another vehicle examination yard will be completed by the end of this year. RTSA’s Principle Publicity Officer Mercy Mwila, said setting up another vehicle examination yard in Mimosa, (Lilayi area) will help to decongest the Ridgeway yard.