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SNV Zambia - Project Assistant

BUY Lusaka, Zambia Full-time Contract type: National employment contract Company Description SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development. For more information, please refer to our website:  The Chambeshi Lukanga Sanitation & Hygiene Project SNV Zambia is implementing the multi-country, Dutch funded Chambeshi-Lukanga Sanitation & Hygiene project in partnership with Chambeshi and Lukanga Water and Sanitation Companies as well as the respective L

It’s not Dress Code but a National Dress - Sumaili

BUY   The PF government says it is not considering introducing a National Dress Code. In a statement, National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Reverend Godfridah Sumaili says the reported in the Daily Mail was a misrepresentation. Reverend Sumaili said what is being considered is a National Dress which will be introduced after extensive consultations with stakeholders. She said her Ministry cannot impose a National Dress on the citizenry. Reverend Sumaili said the debate in the Dress Code is out of context and premature to be a topic currently in the midst of other national challenges such as the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. [ LUSAKA TIMES ]

Zambia’s cabinet approves cybersecurity blueprint

                                                Buy African Women in Cybersecurity Zambia’s cabinet has approved the establishment of a national cybersecurity policy to ensure responsible use of social media and to protect users of social media, a statement released on Tuesday said. The National Cyber Security Policy will also ensure effective mechanisms are put in place for a well-coordinated governance framework on cybersecurity in order to foster the creation of a secure, reliable and trustworthy cyber environment that increases confidence. “The government, through this policy, will take responsibility of ensuring that the public sector, private sector, and civil society are not only aware of the dangers of cyberspace, but also that the respective sectors take necessary measures of securing themselves,” the statement said. The policy will also assist in inculcating a culture of cybersecurity and protect victims against cybercrimes, guide the mechanism of coordinating cybersecurity

SA shuts down 20 land port entries

Buy Born a Crime by Trevor Noah SOUTH Africa has announced the closure of 20 land port of entries until February 15, 2021, as part of the ongoing alert level three measures to fight increasing numbers of Coronavirus infections in that country. According to a statement availed by First Secretary Press and Public Relations Officer Naomi Nyawali, Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Jackson Miti confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the border closures in a televised address to the nation. “President Ramaphosa mentioned that based on recommendations of the National Coronavirus Command Council, Cabinet decided to maintain the country on adjusted alert level three in addition to new restrictions to reduce the high risk of transmission,” read the statement. High Commissioner Miti advised Zambians intending to enter or depart South Africa to ensure that they were among categories of people that were exempted from travel restrictions. He disclosed that the announced categor

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Matilda Mwaba dies

Matilda Mwaba-Lucas, daughter to Ms Mwaba announced the sad development. Matilda Mwaba  Ms Mwaba started her career in the corporate sector , however, after training in martial arts she was elected Chairperson of the Zambia Police Judo Club from 1997-1998. She was then elected president of the Zambian National Judo Federation and served for 7 years. Ms. Mwaba also served on the National Olympic Committee of Zambia Board. She was the first female Judo Association President and later founded and became Chief Executive Director of the National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR), a sports NGO. NOWSPAR’s mission is to advocate for the equal participation of women and girls in sport at all levels, through research, policy analysis, awareness-raising and capacity development of women in sport and organisations to enhance the delivery of sport for the benefit of women. May Her Soul Rest In Eternal Peace Our heartfelt condolences to her family and the NO

Zambian president dismisses health minister, no reason given

Edgar Lungu Zambian President Edgar Lungu has dismissed Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya with immediate effect, the president’s office said on Sunday, without giving a reason for the move. Once seen as a potential presidential replacement for Lungu, Chilufya’s political ambitions have faded amid growing calls for his dismissal from opposition parties and health workers. “The President has thanked Dr Chilufya for the services rendered to government and wished him well in his future endeavours,” the office said in a statement. Chilufya, health minister since his appointment in 2016, was not immediately available for comment. - [ REUTERS ] Fellow Citizens, I have terminated the appointment of Hon. Dr Chitalu Chilufya as Minister of Health with immediate effect. To this effect, I have transferred Hon Dr. Jonas Kamima Chanda, MP Bwana Mkubwa, to the Ministry of Health. — Edgar Chagwa Lungu (@EdgarCLungu) January 10, 2021