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1069 HUMAN RIGHTS CASES RECORDED

One thousand and 69 cases of human rights abuse were recorded countrywide between August 2017 and August 2018. Human Rights Commission Chairperson, Mudford Mwandenga says only 532 cases have been resolved so far. And Mr Mwandenga has observed that there are still many factors which continue to hinder the justice system in the country. He…

GET READY FOR RETIREMENT- MIHOVA

Zambia Army Commander Lieutenant General Paul Mihova has urged soldiers to prepare adequately for their retirement to avoid destitution. General Mihova says soldiers must start preparations for their retirement early in their career. General Mihova said this in a speech read on his behalf by Army Chief of Administration Brigadier General Mike Nguni. This was…

THINK LOCAL SCHOOLS TOLD

Minister of General Education, David Mabumba, has challenged school authorities to use local initiatives to address some of the challenges they are facing. Mr. Mabumba says there is need for school authorities to complement government by coming up with initiatives that can help improve the learning environment at their schools. Mr. Mabumba said this in…

MEDIA CAN SAVE TREES- KASOLO

Government says the media is key in shaping and influencing attitudes and perspectives of communities in reducing deforestation and land degradation in the country. Eastern Province Permanent Secretary  Chanda Kasolo says government recognises the role of the media in influencing change among communities to enhance better attitudes and practices that support the well being of…

FOUNTAIN OF HOPE IN PRESIDENTIAL DONATION

The Presidential Empowerment has donated two incubators and will also drilling of a borehole at the Fountain of Hope Orphage in Kamwala . National Cordinator for the Presidential Empowerment  Fund Clement Tembo said the donation made is to support the children at the orphanage . Mr Tembo said president Edgar Lungu is committed to empowering…

“COUNCILS NOT SERVING PEOPLE”

Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Jobbics Kalumba is saddened that most local authorities are not able to respond effectively to issues affecting the people. Dr Kalumba cited the piles of garbage, and the poor services of water and sanitation among other challenges. Dr Kalumba says government expects local authorities to deliver quality services to communities. Dr…

PPPs GOOD FOR EDUCATION

Ministry of General Education Permanent Secretary, Henry Tukombe says Public Private Partnerships are important in assisting the country achieving the sustainable development goals, especially the one on education. Mr. Tukombe says quality education can only be accessed by providing quality infrastructure, making well stocked libraries accessible among others. He said this in a speech read…