Africa Freedom Day, the colonial legacy

Analysis: MUBANGA LUMPA ON May 25, 1963, leaders of 32 African independent nations converged in Ethiopia‘s capital Addis Ababa to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Since then, May 25 has been adopted by member countries of the AU (formerly OAU) to commemorate the liberation from colonial rule. In most African countries, the colonial

SA farmers pledge US$100 million

MACKSON WASAMUNU, Lusaka A DELEGATION of 24 prominent South African farmers arrived in Zambia yesterday with a pledge to invest US$100 million in the country’s agriculture sector. The farmers are in the country to engage in discussions with the government and other stakeholders on their plans to come and invest in different agriculture-related businesses. Delegation

Teachers urged to uphold ethics

CHALI MULENGA, Livingstone PRESIDENT Lungu says there is need for teaching regulatory bodies in Africa to promote high levels of professionalism by ensuring that teachers and educators uphold ethics. President Lungu said this must be done because teachers and educators play multiple roles as they execute their duties. The President said this in a speech

Venture into agriculture, graduates urged

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka THE INTERNATIONAL Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says there is need for university graduates to change their mindsets and venture into agriculture as an employment option. IITA director general Nteranya Sanginga said agriculture is not just for the illiterate but is a widespread sector which can be attempted by all professionals. Dr