Zambian burnt to death



Minister of Foreign affairs, Harry Kalaba says government has engaged the Zambian Mission in Tanzania over the burning to death of the Zambian in Tanzania on suspicions of ritual murders.

Mr. Kalaba says his ministry is liaising with the embassy in Tanzania to ensure that details are made available on the incidence.

He said government is keenly following the case so that a clear position is stated on the matter.

Mr. Kalaba said this in an interview with ZNBC news in Lusaka.

Meanwhile the minister has disclosed that the affected families that were housed at St Ignatius Catholic Church have started going back to their homes.

He said the attacks were just carried out by disgruntled and misled people that wanted to take the Law in their hands.

He added that the country will continue to remain peaceful.

Meanwhile, Mr. Kalaba says there is need to improve the conditions of service for secretaries in the country to stop leaking of information.

Mr Kalaba says it is important that secretaries are given a conducive environment to enable them execute their duties in a professional manner.

He said secretaries are an important human resource in various companies and should be supported.

The minister said this during the commemoration of the International Secretaries Day in Lusaka held under the theme 21st century secretary powered by excellence.

And Professional Secretaries Association of Zambia first vice president, Maleya Phiri has challenged secretaries to upgrade their professional credentials themselves to remain relevant.

Mrs. Phiri says it is important that secretaries adapt to modern trends and scale up thier professionalism.

Speaking at the same function PSAZ Lusaka branch coordinator Matakala Mabuku says secretaries should advance their profession and not lag behind.