Monthly Archive: June 2018

Dare to Dream, prods UPPZ’s Leo Madalitso Musukwa

Dare to Dream, prods UPPZ’s Leo Madalitso Musukwa

By Derrick Sinjela United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) leader Charles Chanda has adopted Youth League President Leo Madalitso Musukwa as an Elected Executive Mayoral of Lusaka candidate on Thursday 26th July 2018. Mr. Musukwa expressed delight moments after successfully filling nomination as a candidate for the Mayoral seat of Lusaka under the UPPZ ticket, as a youthful prospective Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Zambia’s Capital City.     Musukwa challenged youthful generation to rally behind him to effectively make history, on account of a theme: “DARE TO DREAM”.     “This is our time and we shall make history!...

Simon Kapwepwe

Simon Kapwepwe

Simon Kapwepwe LikeCommentShare President  Kenneth Kaunda Name  Simon Kapwepwe Nationality  Zambian President  Kenneth Kaunda Preceded by  Reuben Kamanga Succeeded by  Mainza Chona Full Name  Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe Born  12 April 1922   Chinsali, Northern Rhodesia (1922-04-12) Died  January 26, 1980, Chinsali, Zambia Party  United National Independence Party Books  Afrika twasebana, Icuupo nobuyantanshi Synd 25 08 71 simon kapwepwe announces formation of his new united progressive party Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe (April 12, 1922 – January 26, 1980) was the first vice-president of Zambia from 1967 to 1970. Early life Simon Kapwepwe was born on 12 April 1922 in the Chinsali district of the Northern Province of Northern Rhodesia (which then included the present...

Miles Sampa adopted as the Patriotic Front (PF) Lusaka Elected Mayoral Aspirant

Miles Sampa adopted as the Patriotic Front (PF) Lusaka Elected Mayoral Aspirant

By Sunday Chanda PF Media Director, Patriotic Front Party Headquarters PF CENTRAL COMMITTEE CONCLUDES ADOPTION PROCESS FOR UPCOMING BY-ELECTIONS Lusaka, Zambia, Saturday 23rd June 2018 – The Secretary General of the Party Hon Davies Mwila wishes to announce that the Central Committee of the Patriotic Front met today, Saturday 23rd June 2018 and chaired by the Republican President and Party President His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu to consider applications for adoptions in the Lusaka Mayoral race, Council Chairperson by-elections and local government by-elections. Following extensive deliberations, the following have been adopted in as Council Chairpersons: 1. Chipangali District: Cde Million...

Chris Shakafuswa and Isaac Mwanza back Concourt Decision on Councillors

Chris Shakafuswa and Isaac Mwanza back Concourt Decision on Councillors

By Chris Shakafuswa – 1st Applicant and Isaac Mwanza – 2nd Applicant Today, Zambia’s Constitutional Court made a landmark judgment that has disqualified all Deputy Mayors, Council Vice Chairpersons and elected councillors from contesting mayoral by elections – whether they resign their ward-based seats or not. The decision is based on Parliament’s intention to avoid creating unnecessary vacancies and by elections in Councils. The Judgment was delivered by Judge Prof Munalula in the open court on 22nd June, 2018 from 16.30hours to about 17.30. On behalf of Christopher Shakafuswa and on my own behalf, we welcome the sound decision of...

The lion from Mbole Village – A profile of Daniel Chibbwalu Munkombwe (1932 -2018 M.H.S.R.I.P)

The lion from Mbole Village – A profile of Daniel Chibbwalu Munkombwe (1932 -2018 M.H.S.R.I.P)

Through my Eyes by Charles Mafa Mr. Munkombwe is no more but he will be remembered, for among other things, his comment that “we all go into government to eat.” In 2013, I visited Mr. Munkombwe at his Kabebya Farm in Choma to interview him for the Bulletin and Record Magazine. When asked how he would like to be remembered, he gave the following response: “I want to die a politician that is admirable, a politician that is likeable. Of course you can’t be liked by everybody; you can’t be liked by your perceived opponents. It’s not possible!” Daniel Chibbwalu...

Charles Mushota markets Eastern Province Housing initiative

Charles Mushota markets Eastern Province Housing initiative

By: Daniel Bili, in Chadiza, Eastern Province Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Permanent Secretary Charles Mushota says government through Minister Ronald Chitotela has finalized an all-inclusive Zambian National Housing Policy (NHI). Moments before handing over Two Stabilized Soil Building Machines (SSBM) to Chadiza District Farmers Union Housing initiative yesterday at Sankhani Guest house in Chadiza District, Engineer Mushota said government is aware of the unfavorable factors that hinder successful housing development in Zambia. Speaking earlier, University of Zambia (UNZA) Vice Chancellor Luke Mumba said the Great East Road Campus is dedicated to sustainable development of technological solutions, targeted at increasing...

Zambia Railways ups its game

Zambia Railways ups its game

Capacity needs to increase before rail legislation can be enforced Rail SI, the statutory instrument which compels mines and other businesses to transport 30% of their bulk cargo by rail, will not be enforced until Zambia Railways has increased its freight-carrying capacity and improved its infrastructure, board chairman Lubinda Linyama has said. He was speaking this month (Wednesday 13th June 2018) during an address at the Rail Africa 2018 conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. “We are not going to enforce this particular statutory instrument in a vacuum; we do not want a kneejerk reaction; we are not going to ambush...

Kenya, Zambia Presidents hold talks to enhance trade, bilateral links between the two nations

Kenya, Zambia Presidents hold talks to enhance trade, bilateral links between the two nations

NAIROBI, 17 JUNE 2018, (PSCU)— President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu at the weekend held bilateral talks focusing on ways to enhance economic and security cooperation between Kenya and the Southern Africa nation. The talks between the two leaders focused on how to enhance bilateral ties and increase cooperation in sectors including tourism, transport, trade, investment, air-link and regional security. Part of the deals reached on cooperation in tourism, where Kenya has vast experience, included the training of 50 Zambian students at the globally renown Kenya Utalii College. The training is scheduled to start as soon as...

BROWN BREAD WHY UNPOPULAR?

BROWN BREAD WHY UNPOPULAR?

By RACHEL N CHIPOYA FREELANCER JOURNALIST 0977 601 345/ 0953 239 302 rachealfulayi@gmail.com “YOUR diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investment,” Bethenny Frankel once said. Truly, good food choices define our health status as individuals and families at large. Unfortunately, many people eat food just for satisfaction and not for the nutritional benefit they may get from it. Very few people buy food with nutritional values in mind due to economic pressures they face. The money may not be suffice to buy required food which contains vitamins and minerals which are necessary for the body. However, when...

Zambia’s weak political foundation, worries Fresher Siwale

Zambia’s weak political foundation, worries Fresher Siwale

By Derrick Sinjela ZAMBIA’S Sixth Republican President Edgar Chagwa Lungu is politically welcome to arrest us so that we end the teething issues surrounding his identity fraud, says New Labour Party (NLP) leader, Fresher Siwale. Responding to online speculations that President Lungu was unsettled following a series of stories , quoting Peoples Party leader and himself,  insinuating that that the Zambian leader has’ Malawian Blood’ or was born in Malawi, Siwale said a day in court to amplify facts is a welcome culmination. Siwale stated that it is worrying for the Zambian President to keep silent on a matter of national concern, pointing out...

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