EIZ confers 50 Fellows

The Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) conferred fifty (50) Fellows during its 2019 Symposium and Gala dinner.
The class of Fellow which is the highest category of engineering classes saw the following being conferred as Fellows:

Eng. Dr. Brian Mushimba being conferred

Eng. Schalla Mulenga Mwakazanga being conferred

Eng. Balimu Mwiya

Women In Engineering Critical In Socio-Economic Development

By Cynthia Chiyabu Ngwengwe

Women in Engineering play a critical role in socio-economic development thereby improving people’s livelihood.

Gender Acting Minister Hon. Sylvia Chalikosa said this when she launched the International Women in Engineering day which is an awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available in industry.

Hon. Chalikosa said global efforts to promote engineering include among them the UNESCO engineering initiative which was established by the 36th Session of the UNESCO General Conference in November 2011 to address major challenges in engineering.

“Among the challenges were shortage of engineers around the world, decreased interest in engineering as a career option for young people and the under-representation of women in engineering” she said.

She went on to say that in line with UNESCO’s global priorities on Africa and gender equality, UNESCO engineering initiative focuses on women and the African region in their activities and programmes.

Hon. Chalikosa said the initiative aims to encourage women to pursue engineering studies and retain women engineers in the profession.

She further said the initiative will help fulfil the human resource need as science, technology, engineering, mathematics, innovation and entrepreneurship have been acknowledged to immensely contribute to a better society, economy, and the nation.

“Although the world has changed with a number of initiatives created to support women in engineering, the need is very much still there as governments and industries across the industrialised world have sponsored efforts to increase representation of women in engineering” she said.

She said engineering still remains a largely male-dominated occupation in most countries with an estimated 10-20% woman in the engineering workforce.

She went on to say that even though there has been an increase in numbers of female students in engineering, it is still not significant because women face different challenges, ranging from educational constraints, cultural norms and prejudices which influence opportunities and choices thereby significantly reducing the number of women engineers employed in their field of expertise.

She further said that the number of female graduates has increased from one in the late 70s to about 10 today which still is low, and less than 10% of the total registered engineers in Zambia are women.

“I am delighted to note that the Institution launched the Zambia Women in Engineering Section which will help increase the number and advance the prominence of women in engineering in Zambia.” she said.

She said this will also ensure national competitiveness by leading and supporting the institution’s efforts to expand female participation which is in line with national and global efforts.

The minister called on the section to identify challenges that prevent girls from pursuing careers in engineering and endeavour to overcome them in order to achieve gender parity.

The International Women in Engineering Day was charaterised with motivational talks held at the University of Zambia and the Copperbelt University.

Aspire To Serve The Nation, Chitotela

By Cynthia Chiyabu Ngwengwe

EIZ as a professional body has the mandate to protect the image of engineering and advise government when policies are formulated.
Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Hon. Ronald Chitotela said this when he officiated at the 2018 EIZ AGM at Avani Victoria Falls Resort in Livingstone.

Hon. Chitotela said engineering professionals must aspire to serve the nation and address all engineering challenges in the country.

He said Zambia is what it is today because of engineering professionals and not politicians.

He said there is need to review the EIZ Act to ensure that professionals who do shoddy works are held accountable in the implementation of various infrastructures.

Hon. Chitotela said African engineers should take a lead in engineering works and not leave all engineering works to foreigners.

“I challenge the engineers to be innovative and create standards that will be acceptable not only in Africa but the world and create things that will stand and not just fix things but create innovative things that are not there,” he said.

He went on to say that there is need for professionals and politicians to work together in order to develop and take the country’s economy forward.

He went on to say that the symposium theme “Engineering for an innovative and competitive Zambia” is appropriate and a step in the right direction towards encouraging and uplifting engineering in order to achieve an innovative and competitive Zambia.

“The engineering fraternity is crucial to a nation’s prosperity because engineering contributes enormously to every country’s social and economic development and without access to engineering products, any country’s economy would likely grind to a halt and so, the engineering fraternity has the responsibility to improve the life of citizens in Zambia almost more than any other.”

“As minister in charge of engineering in the country I am happy that the engineering profession is working at finding solutions through such gatherings that aim to compliment government efforts of achieving innovative infrastructure development for the country as outlined in the 7th National Development Plan.”

“As government we believe that infrastructure is an essential driver of competitiveness which is critical for ensuring the effective functioning of any economy in the country,” he said.

He said in an effort to improve the business environment, government has set out to make the country more attractive by enhancing infrastructure development and that is why professionals are needed to help actualise government efforts by contributing to development and construction of infrastructure such as roads, bridges, solar and hydro power projects, hospitals, schools, water reticulation systems and other support infrastructure thereby help set the stage for socio-economic development.

“Being innovative will not only result in economic growth but also attract investors because better and improved infrastructure promotes sustainable and socially inclusive economic growth,” he said.

He went on to say that one innovative engineering project that government has embarked on is the construction of the 321-kilometre Lusaka-Ndola dual carriageway which will be a solution for the country’s socio-economic challenges, as it is an important route to and from the democratic Republic of Congo and other Southern African Development Community and Common Market for Eastern and Southern African countries.

Hon. Chitotela said this showed that government is striving at improving the country through the many engineering projects that are being carried out with professional advice from the engineering professionals.

He further said government appreciates the institution’s efforts towards improving the engineering image in the country, through various contributions when called upon by government.

“Clearly, your commitment in advising the government on matters of engineering is a clear indication of a strong relationship that has been developed between the policy marker, professionals, and regulatory bodies such as yourselves,” he said.

He said government has already set the agenda to create an innovative and competitive environment for the people of Zambia as seen through the various projects going on around the country such as the construction of a new international terminal at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport and a Greenfield airport, at the Copperbelt International Airport.

“For us to be competitive amongst other countries, government is promoting the establishment of economic zones, industrial parks and innovation hubs in order to broaden its capacity to meet empowerment demands among the people of Zambia,” he said.

Innovation Is Key – Sitali

By Cynthia Chiyabu Ngwengwe

Being innovative is a critical ingredient for staying on top and remaining a leading institution in the country because innovation is shaping the 21st century business ecosystem.

EIZ Immediate Past President Eng. George Sitali said this when he addressed delegates during the 2018 National Symposium held in Livingstone at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort under the theme “engineering for an innovative and competitive Zambia”.

“Our theme this year reflects growing recognition of the power and importance of bringing engineering minds together to find common solutions to engineering problems in the country,” he said.

He said EIZ is making headways in ensuring that engineering professionals have a platform to offer their innovative ideas and find common solutions to the many engineering challenges the country is facing.

Eng. Sitali said “The institution has always made itself available whenever called upon to offer engineering advice to the government on national issues through parliamentary submissions which we believe are helping government and contributing to the development of our country.”

He went on to say that the theme of the conference is a challenge for all engineering professional to offer their expertise in the development of innovation in the country and ensure that Zambia is competitive on the world map.

“As an institution, innovation is key and that is why we introduced the inventors and innovators forum aimed at giving a platform to emerging inventors and exposing them to key stakeholders that can have a hand in the development of their projects; and so far the institution has held two such events in collaborations with other stakeholders that have a direct hand in the development of innovation in the country,” he said.

He said the Institution also the held two business meetings that targeted fellows and CEOs of stakeholder institutions aimed at introducing mentorship and internship programmes for young engineers because it was noted that there was a very big gap between the young engineering professionals in the development process.

“The institution has also made headways in ensuring that young engineering professionals are given an opportunity to practice through internships to keep our next generation in line with the tenets of the fourth industrial revolution which is marked by emerging technology breakthroughs in a number of fields, including robotics, artificial intelligence, block chain, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, the internet of things, 3D printing and autonomous vehicles,” he said.

Eng Sitali said while the basic underpinning of engineering education remains familiar, the environment and context within which young engineering professionals will need to practice reflects challenges and opportunities that are unique to today because engineering has and always will shift its focus between applied and theoretical, hands-on and analytical approaches to meet the needs of the day.

He further said there is need to maintain a focus on technical and analytical excellence in the engineering profession.

“We need to lift our minds and have the creativity, intellect and courage to find ways to make engineering innovative and competitive for a better Zambia regardless of whether it’s in medicine or energy, computing, or transport – your involvement leads to products and services that make people’s lives better, healthier and safer,” he said.

Eng. Sitali further said innovation is crucial for maintaining the dynamism and resilience of the economy as future challenges are impossible to predict, but what is certain is that an economy better able to switch gears, innovate solutions, and re-deploy old activities, jobs, and industries will be least susceptible to adversity.

EIZ Continues To Support UNZA Performance Awards

By Cynthia Chiyabu Ngwengwe

EIZ Vice President Policy, Public Relations and National Development Eng. Eugene Haazele said sponsoring student performance awards not only motivates students to high performance but also to develop human capital for engineers ready for industry.

Eng. Haazele said this is an opportunity for industries to contribute to national development through provision of quality education in Zambia.

Eng. Haazele said this during the University of Zambia School of Engineering 2018 prize giving ceremony where EIZ sponsored the prize for the best third year and best fourth year students in School of Engineering.

“We wish to state that this partnership between industry and academics will and should always continue and we appeal to other industry partners to join us in supporting the University of Zambia,” he said.

He urged the recipients of the awards to continue working even harder and encouraged those who had not won to emulate those who had won and strive to even do better.

And speaking earlier, UNZA Vice Chancellor Prof. Luke Mumba said there is need to nature the relationship between industry and academics in order to continue achieving excellence in academia.

Prof. Mumba said he was happy to note that most of the prizes/awards in the School of Engineering continue to be sponsored by private organisations.
“This is as it should be, to have a partnership between the manpower trainers and the end users of the trainees,” he said.

He went on to say that as a public institution, the university always values all the contributions which the private sectors offer to enhance the quality of education at the University of Zambia.

Prof. Mumba challenged all stakeholders to come on board in developing the engineering human resource that this country requires.
“As a reflection of its national standard, the School of Engineering attracts some of the best science students in the country and we take pride in the quality and relevance of teaching,” he said.

He said the school continues to improve its contribution to international development through regular curriculum reviews.

He went on to say that apart from Bachelor’s degrees, the institution also offers masters and PhDs degrees in Engineering and all the degrees are accepted by the Engineering institution of Zambia and others professional bodies to fulfil the requirements of entering the industry as professional engineers.

Dean of the School of Engineering Eng. Dr Mundia Muya thanked sponsors, parents and guardians for their continued support towards engineering.

Luanshya Branch Launched

By Cynthia Chiyabu Ngwengwe

Councillor Justice Bwalya has commended EIZ’s commitment towards the promotion of engineering professionals in the country.
Speaking when he officiated at the EIZ’s Luanshya branch launch at Cholwa Guest House, Councillor Bwalya said he was happy to see that the institution is expanding and touching every part of the country so that all engineering professionals are attended to and informed of all institutional activities through branches.

“I have no doubt the commitment the institution has towards the improvement of the engineering fraternity in the country will go a long way with the introduction of these branches” he said.

He said the professionals need to take a lead in making meaningful contributions to the development of an effective, efficient and sustainable country by offering engineering solutions and contributing towards economic development.

And speaking at the same event, EIZ President Eng. Sydney Matamwandi said the institution shall continue to launch branches that will help in developing, promoting and uplifting the standards of practice of engineering professionals in Zambia.

Eng. Matamwandi said engineering is a very important contributor to the development of the country hence the need for engineering professionals to meet, share ideas and come up with tangible solutions to engineering challenges.

“As engineering professionals, we play a very important role in every walk of life as we convert knowledge of basic sciences into products with innovation capability of our engineering professionals playing a critical role in enabling Zambia to develop,” he said.

Northern Region Chairperson Eng. Dr John Siame said the launch of branches in every district will give members opportunities to interact and learn from each other.

And in declaring the branch launched, Vice President Membership and Continues Professional Development Eng. William Mulusa said Luanshya branch is the 22nd branch to have been launched in the institution to help members organise activities at local level.

“EIZ is passionate about serving its members and together we aim to unlock opportunities and create sustainable wealth for all our members through innovation, rewarding and enduring relationships,” Eng. Mulusa said.

Eng. Mulusa called on all the engineering professionals in Luanshya to be active and participate in all engineering activities in the institution.

And in his closing remarks, Vice President for Policy, Public Relations, and National Development Eng. Eugene Haazele called on all professionals to continue working as one if the institution is to continue offering advice to the government.

And branch interim chairperson Eng. Eng. Musonda Chansa said the executive will aim to encourage engineering professionals to participate in all activities and interact with industries to promote engineering concepts that have been learnt.

The following are the members of the Luanshya interim executive committee:
1. Eng. Musonda Chansa – Chairperson
2. Eng. Chawinga Victor – Vice Chairperson
3. Eng. Brian Phiri – Engineers’ Rep
4. Teg. Mukuka Musonda – Technologists’ Rep
5. Tec. Faith Mwaba – Technicians Rep
6. Cra. Rebecca Mutalisha – Craftspersons’ Rep

EIZ for Computer Society of Zambia Constitution, but with amendments

The Engineering Institution of Zambia immediate past president Eng. George Sitali says there is need to amend the 1990 Computer Society of Zambia Constitution to bring it in line with the Information Communication Technology Association of Zambia Act.

Eng. Sitali said this when he appeared before a parliamentary committee on Media, Information and Communication Technologies on the consideration of Zambia Information and Communication Technology Association of Zambia.

Eng. Sitali who was accompanied by Eng. Robinson Misitala, Eng. Ariel Phiri, Eng. Ackim Zulu, EIZ Registrar and CEO Eng. Newton Zulu and EIZ Technical Officer Mr. Rex Kalangu said the Engineering Institution of Zambia consents the proposed bill acceptable amidst a few typographical errors which could be ironed out at final drafting.

“EIZ acknowledges that some ICT professionals, organisations and affiliates do not qualify to be registered under the EIZ membership platform hence the need for them to be registered with the ICTAZ,” He said.

He said there is however need for the ICTAZ Act or Constitution to clearly specify persons or organisations that qualify to be members under this Act to avoid conflict with the EIZ Act of 2010.

He said this is because a number of ICT professionals and organisations or units are members and already registered by the EIZ under the Nominating College (NC4)

Eng. Sitali said the bill should indicate who a member of the Information, Communications Technology Professional is, what they do and how different they are from engineers defined in the EIZ Act of 2010.

“According to our Act No. 17 of 2010, an engineer means a ‘person with special knowledge of the mathematical and physical sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, required by engineering education and engineering experience. And by this definition, a large portion of the ICT professionals are already members of EIZ” he said.

He further said the bill needs to be clear when it talks about information and communication technology sector, and also provide a definition of this sector.

Eng. Sitali said that once the bill under consideration is passed, the constitution of the computer society will have to be amended in accordance with the new Act.

He said in order to avoid duplication of efforts; EIZ is of the view that ICTAZ should concentrate on registering professionals and organisations that are involved in operations that are non-engineering while EIZ continue dealing with engineering professionals and organisations or units.

He however said that once the bill has passed, there will be an inevitable double taxation of members corporate and individuals since some of them will be having converging functions and qualification respectively and might need to affiliate both with EIZ and ICTAZ.

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Ministry Of Commerce Launches Strategic Plan

By Cynthia Chiyabu Ngwengwe

Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Hon. Christopher Yaluma has said the development of the local content strategy by the Ministry of Commerce is meant to realise some aspirations of the National Industry Policy such as increasing citizen participation in the economy.

Speaking at Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka when he launched the ministerial strategic plan (2018- 2021) National Industrial Policy, National Local Content Strategy, and the National Investment Promotion Strategy, Hon. Yaluma said the local content requirements in the procurement, production and consumption of various goods and services will directly spur growth in locally owned businesses and thereby contribute to the growth of the industrial base.

“I wish to indicate that the ministerial strategic plan provides a strategic direction for the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry while the policy and strategies we are launching today outline how this strategic goal will be achieved,” he said.

He said the launch of the Ministerial Strategic Plan outlines the vision of the Ministry and its aspiration to be smart and value centred.

Hon. Yaluma said his Ministry is responsible for formulating and administrating policies as well as regulating activities in the trade and industrial sectors in order to enhance the sectors’ contribution to sustainable social economic growth and development for the benefit of the people of Zambia.

He said the strategic plan is aligned to long-term objectives of the vision 2030 which stipulates the people’s aspirations to live in a ‘prosperous middle-income nation by 2030’ that provides opportunities for the well-being of all citizens.

Hon. Yaluma further said the strategic plan is also aligned to the Seventh National Development Plan which is based on an integral multi-sectoral development approach which seeks to accelerate development efforts towards the Vision 2030 without leaving anyone behind.

“Among the key strategies that my Ministry will pursue to realise the intended results of this strategic plan include: formulation of policies, facilitation of growth of industries to enhance production and productivity, creation of decent employment opportunities, facilitation of production of high quality value added and competitive Zambian products, development of enterprises that are competitive and sustainable and promotion of local foreign investments.”

The minister went on to say that apart from the local content strategy, the Ministry was also launching the first stand-alone National Industrial Policy and its Implementation plan.

“This policy is deigned to accelerate industrialisation through growth of the manufacturing sector from an average of 5 percent to 20 percent and its contribution to Gross Domestic Product from 8% to 15% by 2028 as well as increasing efficiency in the utilisation of national resources that can spur technological advancement, innovation and increased productivity,” he said.

He further said the National Industrial Policy will foster new industrial capacity, employment generation, promote the diversification of productions to facilitate the creation of inter-sectoral and inter-industry linkages, promote the establishment of cooperatives across value chains, promote the development of industry specific skills and facilitate the shifting of economic activity towards higher value-added activities to spur sustainable economic growth.

Hon. Yaluma said the policy will also aim at increasing citizen participation in the economy by empowering them with skills, finances and space to establish and grow their value-adding businesses from micro, small, medium to large enterprises.

He went on to say that the development of the National Industrial Policy is premised on the fact that Zambia has the right elements to accelerate industrialisation because it is well-endowed with abundant natural resources.

He further said that government has placed industrial development at the core of its development agenda.

“The sectors being promoted as drivers for industrialisation include: processed foods, textiles and garments, engineering products, wood and wood products, leather and leather products, and pharmaceuticals including the blue economy,” he said.

He said the policy has taken cognisance that for industrialisation to be a reality, investment and development in Infrastructure, Agriculture, Tourism, Education, Energy, Information and Communication Technology as well Health should go hand in hand.

“For this reason, therefore, we expect Ministries and Institutions charged with development of Infrastructure, Agriculture, Tourism, Education, Energy, Information and communication Technology and Health to work with us in order for us to realise our dream,” he said.

He further said government has developed the National Investment Promotion Strategy aimed at mobilising and accelerating the growth of actualised domestic and foreign direct investments by 25% in growth sectors that support socio-economic development.

Hon Yaluma said the Institutional Framework Strategies will also be developed to facilitate, coordinate and monitor investment flows in these sectors for the country to become a prosperous, competitive and dynamic world-class investment destination.

The minister called upon the Zambian business community to take keen interest in the strategy and embrace it as a tool that will bring equity and give an equal chance to local firms to participate in various value chains across the economy.

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ZWES corner

Marjorie Banda Growing up, Marjorie had no idea she would take up a male dominated career until she was encouraged by her uncle to enrol at Northern Technical College (NORTEC) and study a course that was different from courses girls would usually go for such as teaching, nursing etc.

Born on 4th December 1969 in Chililabombwe to Mr Titus Mwamba and Mrs. Joyce Mwansa Mwamba, Marjorie Mwamba Banda is the first born in a family of seven. She is married to Mr. Masauso Banda with whom she has three children.

Mrs. Banda who grew up in Chingola went to Nchanga Trust School from 1974 to 1982 where she did her nursery to grade 7 education which created a very good foundation for her to learn the English Language.

She later went to Ibenga Girls Secondary School from 1983 to 1987 were she did her grade 8 to grade 12 education.

After completing her secondary education, with encouragements from her uncle, Mr. Fredrick Chitondo she applied at the Northern Technical College (NORTEC) in 1989 to study Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology and later obtained an Advanced Technician Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology in 1991.

She later enrolled at the University of Zambia and did a diploma in Project Management – Adult Education.

While at NORTEC, Mrs. Banda was the only female in a class of 21 students which made her male classmates to think she wouldn’t make it because it was a man’s field but she remained positive and focused.

Mrs. Banda says the Lecturers were very supportive and with time she won the support of her classmates as they realised that she was up for the challenge.

In 1990 Marjorie went for industrial attachment at the Copperbelt Bottling Company in Kitwe and worked among males in the same field but fortunately for her she found male colleagues who encouraged and appreciated women pursuing engineering programmes.

“Management of Copperbelt Bottling Company was pleased with the attitude and interest that I had shown to my work and they decided to take me on as permanent member of staff and pay for me for the remaining years I was at NORTEC and upon graduating I went straight to Copperbelt Bottling Company,” she said.

She later went on to join the University of Zambia in 1995 as a Senior Technician in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Section in the Resident Engineer’s Department.

Mrs. Banda then enrolled at Ferris State University in the City of Big Rapids, State of Michigan where she is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology and Energy Management.

As the case was at NORTEC she again found herself as the only female in her class at Ferris State University.

“The first day in class was interesting, my classmates did not expect to see a female let alone at the age of 48, but I however got the support from the Staff and indeed my classmates in the School of Built Environment – College of Engineering Technology, Office of International Education,” she said.

Mrs. Banda was then awarded as Ferris State University’s first Winner of the Excellence Award from the Michigan Department of Education – Breaking 2018 Traditions for Career and Technical Education because of her academic performance.

Due to her academic performance her name was nominated for The National Society of Collegiate Scholars and is since a Life Member of this Society.

“To the girl child do not limit yourself because of your gender, engineering courses can be done by any female as long as you put your mind to it. Challenges will come but what is important is how we react to the challenges, they can either take us down or we can use them as stepping stones (look for the lesson in it) to where we desire to be. Women in Engineering are being honoured for making this choice because they are making a contribution to the industry and are offering innovative solutions for customer satisfaction and value for money,” she said.

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Natasha Bwalya Mulenga was born on 14th January 1992 in Mufulira to Mr. Peter Mulenga and Elizabeth Nakanyika Mulenga. Natasha says she is the first born in a family of four with three younger sisters.

She says, “I started school in Kitwe where I did my nursery and reception at St John’s Convent School, from 1998-1999, my grade 1-3 at Chambishi Basic School and later did my grade 4-7 at Riverside School from 2000 to 2004. Upon passing my grade 7 composite examination, I went to Muzi High School where I did my junior secondary school from 2005-2006. Thereafter, I went to Helen Kaunda High School where I did my senior Secondary school from 2007 to 2009.”

After completing her Secondary education, Natasha left for Ukraine in 2011 where she did her Engineering foundation course at Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications University in Odessa. She later applied to study Civil Engineering the same year and was accepted at Civil and Architecture University.

“It wasn’t easy in the beginning but with the determination I had and support from my family, I was able to pull through,” she said.

Natasha says her interest in art and design motivated her to study civil engineering as a career.

She later graduated in 2016 from Sumy National Agrarian University and was the only female to graduate in a group of 36 students.

Natasha says her study did not go without challenges as she experienced mockery from some male students who thought she would not make it without their help, but because she was determined and knew what she really wanted to achieve, she never gave up or give them the chance to underrate her.

Upon her return home, she was privileged to work for Kansanshi Mining Plc in Solwezi North Western Province, under the civil section as an intern for a period of five months.

“It was a great experience to work for the mines because I was groomed by the best and taught most of the practical work I know. I was given a variety of projects ranging from works like analysing drainages and kids play ground,” she said.

She was later employed on October 2017 by the Local Authorities and is currently working for Solwezi Municipal Council as a Civil Engineer were she trying to apply some of the knowledge that was imparted in her and marry it with the physical world.

Natasha says, “This is the beginning of a great journey ahead and the sky can never be her limit, with God by my side.”

“I would like to encourage young girls out there in the engineering world to strive harder; you can surely make it if others have done it. I love the quote that says “NEVER GIVE UP, FOR THAT IS JUST THE PLACE AND TIME THAT THE TIDE WILL TURN” by Harriet Beecher Stowe,” she said.

Natasha says young people should take the negatives people say and turn them into positives for their own good and the betterment of Zambia and the world at large.

She says in the near future she wishes to see a female engineer become a president.

Civil Engineer’s Section Launched

The Institution during its 2018 Annual General Meeting in Livingstone launched the civil engineers section with an interim executive put in place.

The following are the members of the interim executive:
Chairperson – Eng. Graham Ching’ambu
Vice Chairperson – Eng. Phillip Mubanga
Engineers’ representative – Eng. Victor Miti
Lecturers Representative – Dr. Chabota Kaliba
Technologists’ Representative – Teg. Prudence Mushota
Technicians Representative – Tec. Martin Daka