ENGAGE SERVICE PROVIDERS DURING CONSTRUCTION WORKS, CONTRACTORS URGED

BY OSCAR NKUWA Residents of Lusaka’s Chaisa compound have called for a more coordinated approach on the construction works currently going in that area. Isaac Daka stressed that there is need for contractors to engage the local authority when a major project is being undertaken in a particular area and bring together various service providers […]

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BAN ON MEAL ALLOWANCES BRIDGES EQUALITY-LUO

HIGHER Education Minister Prof. NKANDU LUO says vulnerable students are not only at the University of Zambia – UNZA and the Copperbelt University -CBU.   Prof. LUO says institutions such as Mulungushi, KWAME NKRUMAH and others, equally have vulnerable students who should be treated equally.   The Cabinet Minister says she has come under heavy […]

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MUHAMMADU BUHARI RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, the election commission says. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of nearly four million votes. Mr Abubakar’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the result. The BBC reports that voter turnout was 35.6%. Delays and […]

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LUO CALLS FOR PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIAN HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA HIGHER Education Minister Prof. NKANDU LUO has called for partnership with India in human capital development, scientific research and exchange programmes.   Prof. LUO says India has invested heavily in science and technology which Zambia can benchmark from.   She was speaking in NEW DELHI, India, when she conferred with the Indian […]

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YOUTHS IN GARDEN COMPOUND DEMAND EQUAL DISTRIBUTION OF EMPOWERMENT FUNDS

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Some youths in Lusaka’s Garden side three area have resorted to alcohol abuse and other bad vices due to what they termed as lack of youth empowerment programmes. Speaking to Komboni radio news, some youths charged that they feel neglected by the authorities as they have never benefited from the much talked […]

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