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“EQUAL ACCESS TO EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN”

Government says it is determined to ensure children have equitable access to education. Minister of General Education, David Mabumba says government will endeavor to promote the participation of all learners without exception. Mr. Mabumba was speaking when he officially opened the 2018 Joint Annual review meeting in Lusaka. And, Cooperating Partners Representative Noala Skinner hailed…

KAPATA CALLS FOR PF-UPND PEACE TOUR

PF National Chairperson for Women Affairs Jean Kapata says the PF and UPND must jointly visit their strongholds in all provinces, to take the message of peace to their supporters. Ms Kapata says it is important that the peace talks start now ahead of the 2021 General elections. Ms Kapata who is also Minister of…

ZAMBIA IN TALKS WITH CHINA ON TAZARA CONCESSION

Government says it is in active discussions with China railways,a parastatal, on the possibility to concession the Tanzania Zambia Railways -TAZARA-. Minister of Transport and Communications, Brian Mushimba says concession period being considered is 20 years and that the level of investment per year will be agreed on. Mr. Mushimba has explained that this is…

KWACHA GETS NEW FEATURES

Bank of Zambia – BOZ- has launched of enhanced features of the Zambian currency. BOZ Governor, Denny Kalyalya says the enhanced features is meant to strengthen security and for ease of verification by members of the public. Dr. Kalyalya further says the Central Bank will start circulating the enhanced notes tomorrow August 1, 2018. He…

KASENENGWA BY-ELECTION SET FOR SEPT 6

The Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- has set Thursday, September 6 2018, as date for the Kasenegwa parliamentary by-election. ECZ Public Relations Manager Margaret Chimanse also says the ECZ will conduct local government by-elections in Kamalamba, Liyovu, Mabili, Nkenyauna and Shikombwe wards. Ms. Chimanse has advised aspiring candidates to lodge in completed nomination papers on…

MWAKALOMBE CALLS ON PRIVATE SECTOR

The Copperbelt Provincial administration has called on firms in Ndola to play a part in the ongoing construction and rehabilitation works on the Dag Hammarskjold road’s under bridge section. Provincial Minister Japhen Mwakalombe said the provincial administration initially under estimated the cost of works to be undertaken which have turned out to be more than…

Zambia Medical Association has emphasised that people  who have been in contact with  those who  test positive for Covid -19 should be in self-quarantine for 10 days while waiting for results for their Covid -19 test. Zambia Medical Association president Dr. SAMSON CHISELE has told ZNBC news that  should the test be found negative before…
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