President Jacob Zuma Hosts the Sixteenth Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Party, 27 Dec

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 27 December 2017, host the 16th annual Jacob Zuma RDP Education Trust Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party at Mnyakanya High School, KwaNxamalala, Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 27 December 2017, host the 16th annual Jacob Zuma RDP Education Trust Senior Citizens' Christmas Party at Mnyakanya High School, KwaNxamalala, Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CS Eugene Wamalwa Forced to Leave Festival By Unruly Mob

[Nation] Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa was on Tuesday forced to leave the venue of the Maragoli cultural festival at Municipal Grounds in Mbale after an irate public chanted saying he was not welcome.

[Nation] Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa was on Tuesday forced to leave the venue of the Maragoli cultural festival at Municipal Grounds in Mbale after an irate public chanted saying he was not welcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pres. Lungu Shakes Up P/S Slots

President Edgar Lungu has shuffled some permanent secretary positions transferring Copperbelt permanent secretary Elias Kamanga to Northern while Jobbicks Kalumba moves to Muchinga province. The reshuffles are usually to put government functionaries on their toes. Below is the full statement: … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has shuffled some permanent secretary positions transferring Copperbelt permanent secretary Elias Kamanga to Northern while Jobbicks Kalumba moves to Muchinga province. The reshuffles are usually to put government functionaries on their toes. Below is the full statement: PRESIDENT LUNGU MAKES CHANGES AT PS LEVEL LUSAKA, (Tuesday, 26th December, 2017) His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia has made the following changes at Permanent Secretary level with immediate effect: The President has transferred Permanent Secretary for Copperbelt Province Mr Elias Kamanga to Northern Province taking over from Dr. Jobbicks Kalumba who moves to Muchinga Province in the same capacity. Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Mr Bright Nundwe moves to the Copperbelt Province in the same capacity whilst Southern Province Permanent Mr Sibanze Simuchoba swaps with Western Province Permanent Secretary Mr Mwangala Liomba. Pursuant to the provisions of Article 92 (1) of the Constitution of Zambia, the President has also promoted Southern Province Provincial Planner Mr Kennedy Mubanga to Deputy Permanent Secretary in the same province taking over from Mr Doughlous Ngimbu who moves to North Western Province in the same capacity. Apart from addressing some administrative challenges, the President expects the moved individuals to double up their efforts and make considerable improvements in their work ethics, productivity and ensure strict oversight as controlling officers. Issued by: AMOS CHANDA SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT (PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) STATE HOUSE The post Pres. Lungu Shakes Up P/S Slots appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

NDC Itching For By-elections Next Year

Chishimba Kambwili’s National Democratic Front has set the target of sweeping all by-elections next year to signal their strength of the political front. Kambwili’s NDC has been stirring trouble in Patriotic Front strongholds where they claim to have destabilized the … Continued

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Chishimba Kambwili’s National Democratic Front has set the target of sweeping all by-elections next year to signal their strength of the political front. Kambwili’s NDC has been stirring trouble in Patriotic Front strongholds where they claim to have destabilized the structures. Party secretary-general Mwenya Musenge said that the NDC had taken over PF strongholds and would show their strength next year. “People that doubt that we have been making serious inroads in PF strongholds will be shocked next year. We will be aiming to win all by-elections. We know of the areas where there will be parliamentary, local government elections so people should just be on the lookout,†he said. “We have spread our structures everywhere in the country and are the most happening party right now.†Kambwili is the figurehead of the NDC project but has remained in the Patriotic Front after having challenged his expulsion in the courts of law. He has been addressing NDC meetings identifying himself as a consultant. The post NDC Itching For By-elections Next Year appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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First White Zimbabwean Farmer to Return Praises Change in Government Attitude

[Deutsche Welle] After having been evicted by armed police in June 2017, Robert Smart (70) is now back on his farm. He tells DW what it means to him to be back.

[Deutsche Welle] After having been evicted by armed police in June 2017, Robert Smart (70) is now back on his farm. He tells DW what it means to him to be back.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bembas ‘White Washed’ at Kanyanja’s Funeral

The Bemba-Nyanja traditional cousinship manifested itself at the burial of popular ZNBC local languages journalist Chileshe Kanyanja with Patriotic Front deputy general secretary Mumbi Phiri caught in the web. Phiri was sprinkled with white powder as part of the ritual … Continued

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The Bemba-Nyanja traditional cousinship manifested itself at the burial of popular ZNBC local languages journalist Chileshe Kanyanja with Patriotic Front deputy general secretary Mumbi Phiri caught in the web. Phiri was sprinkled with white powder as part of the ritual that Bembas and Easterners practice at each other’s funerals. Easterners took over the ceremony of their traditional cousins lighting up the sombre atmosphere with popular television and radio personalities breaking the solemnity with jokes. Kanyanja died on December 24 at the University Teaching Hospital. He is better known for his flawless presentation of the popular Radio program Ilyashi lyapanesonde and also as a multi-award-winning journalist in sports journalist where he bagged a myriad of BP Top 8 Best journalist awards. The post Bembas ‘White Washed’ at Kanyanja’s Funeral appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports