Copperbelt Provincial Minister Bowman Lusambo has encouraged Journalists in Zambia to remain professional and ethical In the execution of their Work.
Mr. Lusambo said the media is a key partner in national development hence the need to adhere to highest levels of ethical standards.
He Said President Edgar Lungu Supports a Media that Is Professional and able to Contribute to National Building by Reporting developmental Issues.
He was speaking yesterday when he handed over six scholarships to the first batch of recipients of the Bowman Lusambo Media Scholarships Fund.
Those awarded Full Scholarships to Study at Various Universities in Zambia Included Mildred Katongo From Times Of Zambia, Chatula Kampo Kangali from Times Of Zambia and Charles Tembo, a Freelance Journalist all Based In Ndola.
Others Are Tamara Mhango From Znbc, Kitwe Studios, Racheal Chako Of Yar-Fm In Kitwe Including Tinkerbelle Mwila Of Radio Phoenix.
The journalists pursue different courses commencing in 2017 at universities such as the University of Zambia, Cavendish University, Copperbelt University, the Zambia Open University and Zampost training College.
Mr. Lusambo also Announced that in 2018, The Bowman Lusambo Media Scholarship Fund will be extended to Other Journalists across Zambia.