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Kitwe youth starts business using K50 capital

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ILEENDA ILEPYA is a popular local food delicacy found in every corner of the streets of Kitwe.

It is a local delicacy that is prepared on a small oven ,which consists of a brazier placed underneath a pan.

The small oven uses charcoal which is often carried in a bag of the trader who moves around with it in search of potential clients.

The hungarian sausage which is often bought from popular butcheries is placed and prepared on an inbuilt pan of the oven.

30-year-old Hope Makuba says he has been in business for two years and has seen the high demand of the tasty snack by members of the society.

Makuba who started his business in 2019 said the sausage which is cut in small pieces is sold at K1 and is popular among taxi drivers,bus drivers,and other vendors.

He said that the sausage is consumed by both male and female while some of them buy for home consumption.

Makuba said he often makes more money on weekends in places such as bars.

He said his business started with a capital of K50 and has seen his capital increase.

Mukuba said out of the business he has managed to take care of his family.

Makuba said he ventured into the business after he lost his job in a butchery which he worked for.

He said instead of engaging himself into illicit behavior,he decided to start up a business which would keep him busy as well as help him generate income.

Makuba has encouraged youths in the city to try the business for the start up capital is only K50.

“I have seen a lot of in this business because I am now able to even take my children to school, feed my family and pay rentals,” he said.

(Mwebantu, Friday, May, 20th, 2022)

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Meteorological Department advises members of the general public to keep warm as it warns of Cold temperatures, it anticipates light rain in some areas from June 27 to July 1st

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THE Zambia Meteorological Department has advised members of the general public to keep warm as the country is expected to experience very cold weather.

The Department has also advised farmers to secure their harvested produce as the department continues to monitor the weather system.

“Most parts of the country is anticipated to experience reduced temperatures with a chance of light rain over Chirundu, Siavonga, Choma, Mpika, Serenje, Kapiri Mposhi, Kabwe, Lusaka and the surrounding areas during the forecast Period 27th June to 1st July, 2022. This is due to a strong high pressure system positioned over the south-east of the Indian Ocean which will be advecting cold air over most parts of Zambia.”

“Members of the general public are advised to keep warm and secure their harvested produce.

The Meteorological Department will continue monitoring this weather system and will keep the nation updated,” according to a report by the department.

(Mwebantu, Tuesday, June 28th, 2022)

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MoH follows up case of suspected movement disorder at Lunte boarding school in Northern Prov.

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THE Ministry of Health is following up some suspected movement disorders which affected more than 20 pupils from Lunte boarding school in Northern Province.

On June 21, this year, the school reported numerous cases of pupils reporting similar signs and symptoms of difficulty in walking, weakness, and painful knees and ankles.

Speaking at a media briefing, Health Minister, Sylvia Masebo disclosed that of the 27 pupils affected, 15 have been sent back home by the school management for observation.

“The rest of those with mild symptoms remained in school. These pupils were placed in a designated isolation area within the school confines. Health workers have been assigned to monitor the pupils’ conditions daily.

To date, 18 recoveries were reported from among both those pupils sent home and those under school isolation.  I wish to offer the affected pupils and their families my assurance that this suspected movement disorder may not be a public health emergency,” she said.

(Mwebantu, Monday, June, 27th, 2022)

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CNBM takes solid actions to contribute to sustainable development in Zambia

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Over the past seven years, the Zambia Industrial Park funded by China National Building Materials Group Co., Ltd. (CNBM) has integrated into the local community, fulfilled its social responsibility, and guided enterprises to pursue high-quality development and create values, contributing to sustainable development in the country. Construction of the Zambia Industrial Park started in 2015 and began operations in 2018.

CNBM Zambia Industrial Park Zambia staff dormitory

Adhering to the core values of “innovation, performance, harmony and responsibility,” the CNBM Zambia Industrial Park has remained committed to conducting operations through advanced technologies and competitive production capacity and pursuing win-win cooperation through integration into the Zambian culture.

The late Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, the first President of Zambia, recognized the CNBM Zambia Industrial Park’s active role in promoting Zambia’s economic development during his visit to the industrial park.

Zambia’s first President, the late Dr Kenneth David Kaunda during a visit to the park

Believing that employees are a core asset of an enterprise, the CNBM Zambia Industrial Park has been committed to ensuring the career security of its employees and creating a sound working and living environment for them. It has guaranteed that employees get a physical examination once a year. The industrial park has taken science-based COVID-19 control measures during the pandemic period to protect the health and safety of its employees responsibly. In addition, the industrial park has regularly held various vocational skills training sessions and established incentive mechanisms to support employees’ career development. It has also actively carried out rich recreational activities after work to enhance employees’ sense of belonging and happiness.

By taking root in the local community, the CNBM Zambia Industrial Park has deepened communication in community development, actively donated funds to facilitate education, and carried out free clinical programmes and donation activities in areas that need support. It has actively created wealth for the local community and promoted cultural exchanges for a long time.

Carried out donation activities, road expansion, free clinical programmes, and donated funds to facilitate education to improve the lives of local people, Zambian employees and their relatives

 

The CNBM Zambia Industrial Park has attached importance to corporate talents, promoted fair employment, and protected the legitimate rights and interests of employees. It has valued the development of employees, providing them with a stage to showcase themselves. It has also adhered to the principles of openness, competition and merit in recruiting, training and stimulating employees to establish harmonious labour relations and promote common development and growth of enterprises and employees.

The CNBM Zambia Industrial Park will work together with all parties to contribute more to local economic development, social advancement, ecological protection and cultural exchanges through innovation, openness, integration and sharing.

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

29 Jun 2022, 6:09 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

325,498 Total Cases
4,003 Deaths
320,330 Recovered

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