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Africa: the Enormous Challenges of a Long-lasting Epidemic (HIV)

Posted March 4, 2014 no picture ANTHONY_CONNECT_ZAMBIA

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The African countries south of the Sahara have some of the best HIV surveillance systems in the world. They provide solid evidence that the HIV infection rate has stabilized at a relatively low level in Senegal and that the extremely high rates in Uganda have been reduced. However, in most sub-Saharan countries adults and children are acquiring HIV at a higher rate than ever before: the number of new infections in the region during 1999 was 4.0 million. This acceleration effect is...


VOICES OF YOUTH ON AIR!

Posted March 10, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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On 2nd March, 2014 children in Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating The International Childrens Day of Broadcasting. The International Children's Day of Broadcasting is observed every year in March and all over the world. It gives broadcasters the opportunity to use their media to benefit children. The children who are also participating in the 'Connect Programme' convened at community radio stations in Lusaka, Central and Copperbelt Provinces of Zambia to discuss...


Climate Change and Child-led

Posted March 30, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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The Zambian economy is predominantly based on the exploitation of the country's natural resources. The adverse effects of climate conditions to which the country is overtly exposed to affects these resources. Climate-induced changes to physical and biological systems are already being felt and exerting considerable stress on the country's vulnerable sectors. Already, the country's sensitive sectors - agriculture and food security, wildlife, forestry, water and energy, and human health have been...


Zambia's deforestation problem

Posted April 3, 2014 no picture MATHEWS BANDA

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The amount of rainfall largely depends on the development of the Inter- Tropical Convergence zone (ITCZ) over Africa. Here in Zambia the poor earn their living on farming and if the ITCZ shifts away from the country, it means, therefore that there will be little or no rainfall at all hence, there will be droughts. Other causes of droughts in Zambia are deforestation and the cutting down of trees. To ensure that there is a stable water table in Zambia we should avoid the cutting dow...


Quest for Internet Access at Luanshya Secondary School

Posted April 8, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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The internet has become part of our everyday life because of its ease access and diversity. Today, pupils from Luanshya Boys Secondary School on the Copperbelt Province of Zambia took part in a training on Connect. The training was blended with sessions on how to avoid plagiarism, re-blogs, and ways of creating a realist, achiveable and time-bound action-plan. The school received a router to enhance easy internet access to the pupils. This was done in a quest to assist pupils to sh...


Greening the Grey in Kwacha Community

Posted April 10, 2014 Avatar Emmanuel_Connect_Zambia

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Chipembele is a club at Mitanto Secondary school in Kitwe, Zambia. It discusses more about the environment, like how to keep it clean and safe. It also works in collaboration with NGOs like UNICEF in Zambia. With the help of UNICEF, our club has contributed to the development of our community through sensitization in schools. We do exercises like tree planting which contributes to the maintainance of nature through oxygen production and provisioning of services like oxygen and be...


Who is the victim in cyber bullying?

Posted April 11, 2014 no picture ANTHONY_CONNECT_ZAMBIA

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Who's the victim: the bully who was once bullied or you who are being bullied? Lately the number of bullying has increased mainly in schools and community's here in KITWE because those who are being bullied are in turn bullying others. An example is in a schools were a child who has been bullied will put his anger and frustration out on someone else on a social media platform like Facebook, Twitter and GTalk becoming a cyber bully and the chain is made. The effect of cyber bull...


Sanitation and Humanity

Posted April 11, 2014 no picture Fredrick -Connect- Zambia

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Water and sanitation are simply the care of water systems, be it water systems in homes or river systems. Zambia is a country rich in terms of water systems, but unfortunately Zambia has had cases of poor water sanitation. This article will also discuss the causes, effects and solutions of poor water sanitation. Poor water sanitation is brought about mainly by illiteracy and rural-urban migration. In Zambia, there are high levels of illiteracy. Most people tend to throw waste...


Mining in a National Park: The Case of Lower Zambezi

Posted April 16, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) in the past few weeks rejected a proposal by Australia’s Zambezi Resources to develop a US $494-million opencast copper mine in lower Zambezi national park because of environmental concerns. This came into effect after this autonomous body (ZEMA) carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EPA) which revealed several issues which included the copper leach process whose affluence could have affected with the ecosystem. Zambia i...


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