THE Road Development Agency (RDA) has donated equipment and a brand new Toyota land cruiser to the University of Zambia (UNZA). The equipment worth K5.2 million was donated to the school of engineering specifically for the enhancement of the department of environmental and civil engineering. Speaking at the handover ceremony at the UNZA Senate Chamber yesterday, RDA chairperson Samuel Mukupa said the equipment was procured through a loan from the International Development Association of the World Bank.
PROFESSIONAL Life Assurance Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Zambian Association of Musicians (ZAM) aimed at providing a ‘life insurance cover’ to ZAM members. The ‘Celebrity Life Plan,’ as it is called, shall pay out an agreed benefit in the event of death during the policy year. ZAM members will be covered through this plan as a value addition for being affiliates of ZAM.
BBC REPORTS - The fates of a string of new movies are up in the air after a Hollywood studio filed for bankruptcy protection. Relativity Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday and will now sell its TV and film arms. However, it said it would go ahead with the releases of Kristen Wiig's Masterminds and Halle Berry's Kidnap.
Over 300, 000 Zambians have been left vulnerable to food insecurity because of last season’s partial drought, a government report says. The government through the office of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit undertook a vulnerability assessment study whose report also suggests among others measures such as food relief distribution and diversified food crop cultivation as credible measures to assist those in need.
In line with the University of Zambia (UNZA) core values of promoting green environment the management has embarked on a keep UNZA clean Friday morning programme. The Keep UNZA Clean Campaign committee (KUCC) has resolved that, every Friday staff from each unit should clean their surrounding from 08:00 hours to 09:00 hours.
Lights, cheers and soothing vocal codes characterized Chaka Natando’s second album launch titled 'Broken English. All roads led to Mulungushi International Conference Center as the electrifying African lion popularly known as Pompi, proved once again that he is a giant killer. The show was opened with pieces of poetry by Jesse and Magnifire and music by Triple M with a song titled 'Bika danci'.
ZAMBIA’s Chisanga Queville Chansa, popularly known as CQ is confident that his current music project will award him international recognition. CQ who is known for songs such as ‘Ndekeleni’ and ‘Last Forever’ has engaged Clarence Peters, an international video producer from Nigeria to facilitate his project.
Creative centres are important for child development- Former Ministry of Gender and Child Development Deputy Minister »
FORMER Minister of Gender and Child Development has proposed for the construction of creative centres near markets as a tool to keep children off the streets. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, the former Deputy Minister, Freedom Sikazwe said the project is supposed to commence near Kabwata market. Mr Sikazwe explained that the creative centres are intended to cater for traders’ children during business hours as well as the homeless children.