REA, NGOCC SIGN MOU

REA, NGOCC SIGN MOU »

1 Jun, 2018
News

The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Non-Government Organisation Coordination Council (NGOCC) aimed at increasing electricity uptake

NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES VERY LOW, NEED FOR YOUTH FORUM AND INNOVATION – HON. MAWERE

NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES VERY LOW, NEED FOR YOUTH FORUM AND INNOVATION – HON. MAWERE »

9 Mar, 2017
News

Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Moses Mawere says the rate at which new employment opportunities are being created is very low

Govt geared to reduce road accidents by 50 %

Govt geared to reduce road accidents by 50 % »

9 Sep, 2015
News

Government has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with stakeholders and eight ministries on the reduction of road fatalities and injuries as per United Nations Decade of action on road safety requirement. Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) Director Zindaba Soko said reducing fatalities  by 50 percent 2011-2020 is a mammoth task and requires multi-sectoral approach.

State can effectively run Zamtel – Dodia

State can effectively run Zamtel – Dodia »

9 Sep, 2015
Business

PRIVATE Sector Development Association (PSDA) chairperson Yusuf Dodia has criticised some sectors of society calling for the privatisation of state owned telecommunication company Zamtel. Mr. Dodia charged that with good policies in place, Zamtel had the potential to become a viable and profitable company that would contribute positively to the development process of the country.

Creation of sinking fund received with mixed feelings

Creation of sinking fund received with mixed feelings »

9 Sep, 2015
Business

Government’s move to create a sinking fund aimed at repaying the two 10-year sovereign Eurobonds has been received with mixed feelings by some sectors of society. Some stakeholders have welcomed the move while others claim it is all political propaganda.

RDA spends k5.2 million on UNZA school of engineering

RDA spends k5.2 million on UNZA school of engineering »

1 Sep, 2015
News

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.

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.

Government urged to help small scale farmers develop

Government urged to help small scale farmers develop »

1 Sep, 2015
News

PARTICIPATORY Ecology Land Use Management (PELUM) has called on governments in developing countries to critically look into the plight of small scale farmers. Speaking at the just ended symposium for small scale farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa, PELUM Association chairperson Charles Nyakora Onyango said governments should aim to implement policies that will help farmers develop. He said small scale farmers have the potential to bring about development in rural areas.

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.

Agric sector important to development process – Veep

Agric sector important to development process – Veep »

28 Aug, 2015
Business

THE agriculture sectors plays a critical role in the development process of the country and the improvement of the population’s livelihood, Vice president Inonge Wina has said. Ms. Wina was speaking at this year’s symposium for regional small scale farmers yesterday held under the theme ‘The African agriculture mirror reflecting small scale farmers, image.’