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Gender stereotyping starts in primary school and children’s career aspirations do not match workforce needs

Gender stereotyping starts in primary school and children’s career aspirations do not match workforce needs

91 ViewsEducation and Employers, a UK-based charity, today launched a landmark report, Drawing the Future, which revealed that the difference between children’s career aspirations from age seven to 17 are marginal, and too often based on gender stereotypes and socio-economic backgrounds, and influenced by TV, film and radio. The report also shows that some sectors […]

Heroe’s welcome for Kalaba in Mansa sends panic to Lungu

508 ViewsThe heroes welcome given to Bahati Member of Parliament Harry Kalaba in Mansa has send panic to President Lungu, an insider has told Zambian Eye. Thusands of PF members from different constituencies in Luapula province gave Kalaba a heroes welcome when he arrived in Mansa today, Friday, January 19, 2018. This is the first […]

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Kampamba unveils media boards

677 Views Minister of Information Kampamba Mulenga has unveiled Media Boards. The Minister unvailed the names at a press briefing in Lusaka today. Mulenga named the new board members for the Times Printpak as Gideon Mwewa, Mable Mung’omba,  Nakiwe Simpungwe, Horrace Longwe and Bwalya Mwila. Others are Nkusuwila Nachalwe, Lydia Mpepo,  Godfrey Malama Bestone Ng’onga. […]

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NGOCC pleads for street vendors

618 Views The NGOCC has called on government to quickly find a lasting solution to avert the suffering that street vendors are facing after being removed from the streets of Lusaka. NGOCC Executive Director Engwase Mwale said in a statement said there is need for a more holistic approach that will address the various dynamics in […]

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Why Zambia and Africa is poor and underdeveloped

776 Views By Toshiki Kucheba The President of the United States of America, Mr Donald J Trump was recently under some serious scrutiny from both international and local voices for referring to African Countries and Haiti as “****hole” in a recent meeting with USA officials. Initially I was outraged as were many Africans, statements were […]

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DEC arrests 2 Congolese for trafficking in weed

429 Views The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Luapula Province says it has arrested and jointly charged two Congolese nationals for trafficking in cannabis rolls, contrary to the laws of Zambia. In statement issued to the media DEC Public Relations Manager Theresa Katongo said the  two suspects are identified as Andrew Mbuluwe, 19, a small-scale […]

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PF insists UPND is behind vendor riots

571 Views The ruling Patriotic Front has continued to accuse the opposition UPND of being behind the riots in the wake of the removal of street vendors from town and has asked party president Hakainde Hichilema and the rioting vendors to apologise to the party. PF Secretary General Davies Mwila in a statement has said […]

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Remove PF billboards – UPND

814 ViewsThe UPND in Southern Province have demanded that the local authorities remove all political billboards  for the Patriotic Front in market places within Livingstone and other districts in the Province or they will erect theirs. The opposition party’s provincial Spokesperson  Neto Halwabala said his party has noticed that the Zambia police and the council are not […]

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Augustine Mulenga masterclass lifts Chipolopolo

988 ViewsZambia maintained its hundred percent record at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) with Augustine Mulenga putting up a stellar performance that not only won him man of the match but sent Ivory Coast packing from the tournament. Barely a day after turning 28 years old, Mulenga stole the show with two goals worth […]

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ZESCO increases electricity tariffs by 25%

1821 Views ZESCO will this Thursday at midnight increase electricity tariffs by 25% as an addition to the 50% which was increased on 1st May 2017.   Public Relations Manager Henry Kapata says the increase is as a result of the current demand which is not meeting the supply.   He says ZESCO is currently […]

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