16th May 2015
The Zambia Airports Corporation Limited athletes on Saturday joined the rest of the companies under the Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication for an exciting but taxing day of competition at the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka.
ZACL MD Mr. Robinson Misitala celebrates as he crosses
the finish line first in the CEO’s race
Nine teams under our line Ministry namely, Esco, Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications, NCC, RDA, ZICTA, Zamtel, Zambia Post, ZRL and ZACL took part in the various games.
Sadly, ZACL this time around failed to grab any trophies from the events. Our reigning champions the ZACL netball queens were kicked out during the early stages of the tournament as Zamtel netballers scooped the first prize.
ZACL netballers in green against ZRL in red The ZACL athlete’s marquee
The Madalas Football team just missed a spot in the final by a goal when they lost to the mighty Zambia Railways Limited.
The athletes also took part in basketball, chess, tug of war and the 100 metres and 1×4 metres races but could not contend with Zambia Railways Limited who emerged the overall 2015 winners of the Intra – Ministerial games.
The honorable Minister Mr. Yamfwa Mukanga MP graced the games which was sponsored by ZICTA and encouraged athletes to be active as this promoted a healthy lifestyle and increased performance in the work place.
ZACL Board chairperson Ms. Mubanga
Musakanyaconverses with the Minister
Hon. Yamfwa Mukanga MP.
ZACL’s strongmen battle out during the tug of war contest.
15th May 2015
ZACL EMPLOYEES CELEBRATE LABOR DAY IN STYLE
Labor Day long service employees in Lusaka pose
for a group photo
ZACL employee across the four airports and head office took part in the Labour Day awards which were held on Friday 15th May 2015. At the end of the official programme, employees took to the dance floor as they celebrated the 2015 Labor Day in Style. The Kenneth Kaunda Staff held their celebrations at the Royal Shalom Lodge in Avondale.
ZACL, Managing Director Mr. Robinson Misitala in a speech read for him by the Human Resource Director Mr. Gilford Malenji said “It is gratifying to note that recently we successfully concluded the 2015 negotiations with the two unions in a peculiar fashion because for the first time we had joint negotiations with the leadership of the two unions which showed magnanimity and maturity in our two unions.”
1st May 2015
MFUWE LABOR DAY PICTURES
ZACL Mfuwe members of staff participated in National Labour Day events recently. They were part of workers from the Ministries of Education, Health, Agriculture, ZAWA and Tourism sector. The event was held at Mambwe District Council and officiated by Mfuwe DC Janet Palukani.
Mfuwe staff waiting to take part in the The Corporation Secretary Mrs. Maggie Banda Kaunda officiating
march past on May Day
Mfuwe APM Mr. Malama Chalwe (left) with Mfuwe staff during a march past in Mambwe district on May Day
10 April 2015
PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTTEE ON HEALTH INSPECTS HEALTH FACILITIES AT KKIA
The Parliamentary committee on health listens to
the Sister in charge at the KKIA first aid clinic
The Parliamentary committee on health inspected the health facilities at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport last week. This was part of their national tour of duty to inspect health facilities around the country. The committee was especially interested in the Corporation together with the Ministry of health’s ability to handle the deadly Ebola virus.
The team was taken to the quarantine centre and the international arrivals to have a first-hand experience of how the passengers are screened. The tour ended with a visit at the airport clinic to inspect its facilities.
Delegation leader and Chairperson of the committee Honorable Mufalali, Senanga Central Constituency Member of Parliament thanked the ZACL acting Managing Director Mr. Tapiwa Chikumbu for the Corporations preparedness for their visit and looked forward to the new infrastructure which would house the new and modern airport clinic.
Chongwe member of parliament Honorable Sylvia Masebo (right)
listens attentively to the Sister in charge Josephine Simwemba
Mudenda at the KKIA first Aid Clinic
AFRICA FREEDOM DAY HMNIA AND SMKIA PRIZE WINNERS
Staff at the HMNIA station took Africa Freedom Day to another level with their beautiful and creative outfits.
The best dressed female was Ms. Margie Nkonde and the best dressed male was Mr. Andrew Mwila.
The second prizes went to Teddy Munyinda and Caroline Lweendo and the third prize went to Clinton Mungala and Lilian Mubita.
Meanwhile in Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport the following members of staff were voted as the best dressed;
1st Prize – FEMALE Sarafina Kandula
1st Prize – MALE Walter Mutukwa
2nd Prize – FEMALE Beauty Mwalilanda
2nd Prize – MALE Isaac Mayembe
3rd Prize – FEMALE Jacqueline Mwale
3rd Prize – MALE Maimbolwa Simasiku
Above: HR officer Job Mapuchi , APM Mr Sikanyeela, best dressed female
Marie Nkonde and best dressed male Andrew Mwila.
APM poses with second prizes winners while below the third prize
winners also took time to pose for photos to show off their outfits
31ST MANAGEMENT/UNION BI- ANNUAL FORUM – By Margaret Mweemba
The 31st Management/Union forum was held on 29th May 2015 at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Lusaka.
The objective of the forum was to share ideas and improve communication between management and union officials on the challenges and successes of the organization in its quest to improve service delivery and sustain its operations.
The forum which is held after every 6 months was chaired by the Managing Director. In attendance were all Departmental Heads and Airports Managers and Union Officials from the National Union of Aviation and Allied Workers (NUAAW) as well as Airways and Allied Union of Workers Union of Zambia (AAWUZA). A total of 30 participants attended the forum.
Earlier in the week Top management also held its 20th bi – annual meeting with middle-management at the same venue to review business objectives and strategies with the aim of optimizing operations and revenue generation.
Above: Top management (back row) with
unionized staff at Golden Peacock Hotel
Unionised staff and departmental heads follow deliberations
at the 31st Management/Union bi- annual forum.
31st bi-annual management/union meeting attendees