His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia is deeply saddened by the passing away of late Second Republican President Mr Frederick Titus Jacob Chiluba’s widow Regina who died today after an illness. The President has described Mrs Chiluba as a strong and supportive spouse who firmly stood by the late President. President Lungu has also extolled Mrs Chiluba’s tremendous contribution to the success of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy(MMD)particularly in mobilising the women to rally behind the former ruling party. The President has extended his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved Chiluba and Chifunda families and urged them to find fortitude in the Almighty God as they mourn. “Her passing away is not only a great loss to her family but also to the entire nation and particularly the womenfolk. On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia and indeed on my own behalf, we wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. Our prayers and thoughts are with them during this difficult period. May her soul rest in eternal peace,” the President said. Meanwhile, the President has regretted the passing away of Mr Errol Hickey, a pioneer in the development of Zambia’s first private radio broadcasting. The President hailed Mr Hickey for his ingenuity and unwavering commitment to take radio broadcasting to the level that it is in the country today. President Lungu has said Mr Hickey an icon in the media industry will not only be missed by the media fraternity but also the entire country. The President has extended his profound condolences to the bereaved family and wished them God’s solace and strength as they go through this trying moment. “On behalf of Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia and indeed on my own behalf, we commiserate with the bereaved family. May the Soul of Mr Hickey rest in peace,” the President said. Issued by AMOS CHANDA (PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) STATE HOUSE
Former pupils bless Mufulira Secondary Sports Section. By Paul Jones…
FORMER PUPILS BLESS MUFULIRA SECONDARY SPORTS SECTION. By Paul Jones Sinyangwe in Mufulira, MUFULIRA Secondary School on Friday, April 7, 2017 was a hype of activity after a touring group of former pupils calling itself The Mufulira Secondary School Alumni, donated sports gear to its former school. Receiving the donation on behalf of the school, excited Head Teacher Mr. Kamfuli thanked the group that took time to look back at its former school and make a difference.
And during a tour conducted by the group, the school’s head teacher raised a number of issues rising from dilapidated infrastructure to lack of furniture. The 7-member delegation included Mwape Musonda, Moka Kaliwile, Paul Jones Sinyangwe, James Mwanambiya, Roy Sokoni, Elizabeth Pandwe and Kabombo Daka is part of over 60 members of the alumni that came together to donate to the school.
Group leader, Mwape Musonda, in his speech to the school, emphasized on pupil hard work, focus and treasure important values such as education, tradition, religion and sport and social. He encouraged pupils to study hard and not forget about where they come from. And thanking the group’s initiative, school headboy, chinkuni mayumbelo asked fellow students to take good care of the donated school sports gear. And the school officially endorsed the alumni as the official group for former pupils wishing to help bring back the school’s lost glory. Mr. Kamfuli also encouraged former pupils to emulate the group’s initiative by been part of it.
The head teacher further urged some of the former pupils who include Zambia former soccer star Kalusha Bwalya, current Kankoyo MP Mumba, renowned professor Clive Chirwa, among others, to come to the aid of the school through the alumni. The donation received include soccer balls, soccer jerseys, cones and goal post nets, training gear, socks among others.
Earth Tremor Hits Livingstone A Small Earth Tremor Was Felt…
EARTH TREMOR HITS LIVINGSTONE A SMALL earth tremor was felt in parts of Southern Africa on Monday with reports from Johannesburg, Gaborone, Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Victoria Falls and Livingstone. The tremor lasted for about 45 seconds. The termor was recorded at 6.5 on the Richter scale earthquake with epicenter in Moijabana, in Central Botswana.