By Jessie Ngoma-Simengwa – SEXUAL behaviour in children is a healthy part of development.If children behave in certain ways often and keep doing the same things even when asked to stop, it is important as a parent that you treat the matter with seriousness or seek help.Adolescence is a critical period in which sexual activity […]
Posts published in “Day: October 17, 2022”
By KENNEDY MUPESENITHE African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved an unfunded US$75 million trade finance Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) facility for financial services firm FirstRand Bank.This will enhance FirstRand’s ability to underwrite trade finance transactions originating from issuing banks in several countries, including transition States and low-income countries across Africa, according to Mining Weekly. Read […]
By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-THE Government has been urged to broaden the investment incentives beyond the Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) to grow Zambia’s industrial base and stimulate economic development.It is important to widen the investment incentives beyond the MFEZ to attract more investment that will spur economic development, Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) president Ashu Sagar said. […]
By KENNEDY MUPESENI-A Luanshya-based cooperative has ventured into commercial production of charcoal briquettes, an energy solution revolution that will change the country’s energy landscape.Shimwendaweka Multipurpose Cooperative is making charcoal br...
By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZAMBIA Information and Communications Technology (ZICTA) has developed a decentralised reporting system that will allow consumers report financial related fraud scams.This has been done in partnership with the Bank of Zambia (B...
By MUSONDA MANGILASHITHE Zambian Childhood Cancer Foundation (ZACCAF) and Haemophilia foundation of Zambia (HFZ) in conjunction with Novo Nordisk Haemophilia Foundation have opened the Haemophilia and sickle cell centre at Arthur Davison Children Hospital (ADCH).The centre will help care for the people living with Haemophilia and sickle cell in the northern region.Copperbelt Minister Elisha Matambo […]
By JAMES KUNDA-A UNIVERSITY Of Zambia engineering lecturer has called for enhanced research on Zambia’s quest to migrate towards the electrical motor vehicle industry.Speaking in an interview in Lusaka, Erastus Mwanaumo said there was need for the country to develop a policy that would address the needs for the country’s migration towards the manufacturing and […]
By Caroline Ngwengwe-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged traditional rulers in the country to continue uniting the Zambians as custodians of tradition in their jurisdictions.Mr Hichilema said it was important for chiefs and other traditional rulers to learn from each other across the country as every culture was unique and important. Read more
By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Patriotic Front (PF) has removed seven members of its Central Committee, who include incumbent Mansa Central Member of Parliament (MP) Chitalu Chilufya and former Petauke Central lawmaker Dora Siliya.Dr Chilufya, Ms Siliya and five others were removed for either not attending the party’s official meetings or for engaging themselves in the PF’s […]
By ESTHER NG’ANDU-A SIXTY-YEAR-OLD man in Chingola has been detained for allegedly killing his wife in a domestic row sparked by a song she was playing on her phone.Copperbelt Commanding officer Sharon Zulu confirmed the incident which happened on Saturday in Bupalo area in which Titus Chota, 20, reported that he suspected his stepfather Zebby […]
By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Operation Young Vote (OYV) is horrified by some opposition politicians that have resorted to insulting and channelling hate speech towards President Hakainde Hichilema.OYV executive director Guess Nyirenda said some politicians had resorted to insults and hate speech because President Hichilema had raised the political leadership bar in terms of quality and competence. […]
By KENNEDY MUPESENI-THE Copperbelt will house the largest mining parts factory as a multimillion dollar machinery manufacturing plant is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.Naipu Machinery Zambia Company Limited is being set up a Chinese conglomerate, China Jiangxi in Kalulushi’s Sabina area and is scheduled to create 100s of job opportunities. […]