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Zambia Rugby poised to restart

Zambia Rugby poised to restart

Sports, Zambia
The Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) is undertaking the Return to Play protocols as prescribed by World Rugby while not forgetting those required by local authoritiesLUSAKA, Zambia, September 16, 2020/ -- The Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) (www.ZRU.Rugby) has announced that the 2020 rugby league which had earlier been cancelled is likely to resume in the form of tournaments to be organized by various clubs across the country. This has been confirmed by Director of Rugby (DoR) Noble Sinkamba in an online meeting with other Executive and Secretariat members. He said the Union had earlier written to the National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ) indicating their intentions to resume the games. After a thorough review by the Sports Council, a letter of recommendation was generated to the Ministry of Spo...
Hope for workers as House passes NSSF Bill today

Hope for workers as House passes NSSF Bill today

UGANDA
KAMPALA – Parliament set Thursday 17, 2020 for the debate and eventual passing of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill, 2019. During plenary sitting on Wednesday, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga gave the legislators 24 hours to internalise the joint committee report and two minority reports before debating the Bill and possibly passing it. “We have three positions, which I think we need to study. I defer debate on this until tomorrow so that members can go and study it,” she said. She asked the political party whips to mobilise MPs to be available to participate in the debate of the Bill, which has long been awaited by the workers. The Bill has in the past seen controversies to do with mid-term access of savings and also which ministry should supervise the fund. At t...