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ZAMBIA SADC GENDER PROTOCOL SUMMIT AND AWARDS 8-9 December 2016

ZAMBIA SADC GENDER PROTOCOL SUMMIT AND AWARDS 8-9 December 2016

By Sangulukani Isaac Zulu COUNTRY MANAGER, Gender Links Gender Links Zambia and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance holding Zambia SADC Gender Protocol Summit and Awards under the banner “50/50 by 2030! Empower Women, End Violence” taking place from 8-9 December 2016 at Mika Hotel, Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia. GL will also take the opportunity to launch the 2015 GMPS findings and plan on how gender issues can be advanced further in the media 9 December 2016 at Mika Hotel, Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia. Contact me on: zammanager@genderlinks.org.za or +260 966/977 686 722 or Perpetual Sichikwenkwe on 0977882121.      

ZCSD BOARD CHAIRPERSON Fr. NICODEMUS. CHABU   ZCSD GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEECH AT MINT LEAF LODGE IN LUSAKA FRIDAY 8TH DECEMBER, 2016

ZCSD BOARD CHAIRPERSON Fr. NICODEMUS. CHABU ZCSD GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEECH AT MINT LEAF LODGE IN LUSAKA FRIDAY 8TH DECEMBER, 2016

BY ZCSD BOARD CHAIRPERSON   Fr. NICODEMUS. CHABU     AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE ZCSD GENERAL ASSEMBLY AT MINT LEAF LODGE IN LUSAKA ON 8TH DECEMBER, 2016 Guest of Honour, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi, MP Former Board Members of ZCSD Current Board Members of ZCSD Directors from CSOs present ZCSD Members of Staff Members of the Press Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you all to the Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) General Assembly and launch of our 2017 – 2020 Strategic Plan. Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) is a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) whose mandate...

Dr. Vernon Johnson Mwaanga backs LAZ President Linda Kasonde

Dr. Vernon Johnson Mwaanga backs LAZ President Linda Kasonde

By Dr. Vernon Johnson Mwaanga  Statement by Dr Vernon J Mwaanga on attacks by state house on the Judiciary and threats by the pf Secretary General on the LAZ President Linda Kasonde . In all modern democratic states, there are three arms of the state namely the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. These arms perform very specific functions assigned to them by the constitution. these functions have always been respected in Zambia and have operated independent of each other. Attacks on the Judiciary by President Edgar Lungu’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda on the Judiciary...

Bessy Chelemu allays Zambia 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup fears

Bessy Chelemu allays Zambia 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup fears

By John Dino Banda YOUTH, Child and Sports Ministry Director Bessy Chelemu has is confident with Zambia’s capacity to host the 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup FootballTournament. John Dino Banda reports that Chelemu was reacting to sentiments by soccer fans that the Ministry of Youth and Sports has gone mute on the publicity campaign ahead of the youthful tournament slated for February 2017. Chelemu has disclosed that the Youth, Child and Sports Ministry will soon constitute a 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup FootballTournament Local Organizing Committee.

Nicholas Davis There will be Cyberwar

Nicholas Davis There will be Cyberwar

I love Wisconsin, one of the challenges of living here is that it isn’t an area of the country with a lot of cybersecurity people to network with. Therefore, I have recently increased my effort to meet other people in my field, via LinkedIn, over the past few weeks. There is a direct relationship between this increased networking effort and the people I have then met in person, after we connect. Last week, a gentleman who works with IBM Watson, drove up from Chicago and came over to my house for dinner. Today, I had the opportunity to meet another...

EU December opportunities for young media makers

EU December opportunities for young media makers

The EYP Corner Dear young media makers, On 18-19 September the European Youth Press held a General Assembly in Berlin, Germany. Our fellow Board members Anna Saraste, Martin Maska and Dmitri Romanovski ended their mandate. Dmitri applied and got elected for the position on the Advisory Board of EYP. Anna Saraste did not apply for any other position, but will stay in contact with the Executive Board for any help needed. Martin Maska applied for a second mandate as treasurer and got elected with all votes in favor.  During the GA two new Executive Board members were elected: Greg Bianchi...

NGOCC CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON LAZ PRESIDENT LINDA KASONDE

NGOCC CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON LAZ PRESIDENT LINDA KASONDE

By Madube Pasi Siyauya, NGOCC Head Communication & Advocacy THE Non-governmental Organizations’ Coordination Council (NGOCC) joins the OASIS Forum in condemning attacks against Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) President Linda Kasonde. Having been duly elected LAZ president by the General Assembly in April 2016, Ms. Kasonde carries the mandate to speak on behalf of LAZ and any attacks directed to her as an individual are only meant to intimidate and discourage her from discharging her duties. As a women’s movement we stand in solidarity with Ms. Kasonde and conclude that the personal attacks against her are being perpetuated in order to...

Boniface Chembe dreams better Zambian elections

Boniface Chembe dreams better Zambian elections

By Gyft M’membe Southern African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Dispute (SACCORD) Executive Director Boniface Chembe said his organization has a burning desire to look beyond elections by employing methods and mechanisms that will pursue to heighten the degree to which Zambians can contribute in governance. And SACCORD Board Member Humphrey Elekani said after the August 11 2016 general polls Zambia witnessed political violence which intermittently occurred in different parts hence the reason why there is need for every citizen to be engaged in building and consolidating peace. Cheembe said SACCORD has recognized the need to have proof based...

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