Category: Gender & health

Republic of Zambia Report of the Joint Committee of the Committee on Media, Information and Communication Technologies and the Committee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill, N.A.B. No. 2 of 2021 for the Fifth Session of the Twelfth National Assembly

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON MEDIA, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE CYBER SECURITY AND CYBER CRIMES BILL, N.A.B. NO. 2 OF 2021 FOR THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE TWELFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Published by the National Assembly of Zambia REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON MEDIA, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE CYBER SECURITY AND CYBER CRIMES BILL, N.A.B. NO. 2 OF 2021 FOR THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE TWELFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TABLE...

Raphael Mangani Nakachinda vows to block Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba’s New Hope MMD Saturday 20th March 2021 Convention

Raphael Mangani Nakachinda vows to block Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba’s New Hope MMD Saturday 20th March 2021 Convention Raphael Mangani Nakachinda’s Operation Save Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) leadership has vowed to stop the scheduled Hew Hope MMD National Convection set for Saturday 20th March 2021 in Lusaka and virtually. Addressing the Zambian Media in Lusaka, on Sunday 14th March 2021, Operation Save MMD National Secretary, Raphael Nakacinda directed all bonafide MMD Members to boycott and desist from participate at the said convention either remotely or by zoom platform.  The Position was taken following Consultative Conference with party leaders from Zambia’s 10 provinces...

Zambia signed the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Friday May 23 2008 and ratified the treaty, a legal action indicating a country’s consent to be bound by its terms, on Thursday 21st August, 2008

Zambia signed the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Friday May 23 2008 and ratified the treaty, a legal action indicating a country’s consent to be bound by its terms, on Thursday 21st August, 2008   The Republic of Zambia is a Lower Middle-income country in the centre of Southern Africa which shares borders with Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Malawi.1 Life expectancy at birth is 62.3 years and 57.3% of the 9.0 million resident adult population earn less than the international poverty line of US$1.90 per day.23 Zambia is a presidential republic. The cabinet is appointed...

Market Announcement – CEC Judicial Review Application

Market Announcement – CEC Judicial Review Application In accordance with Section 3.4(b) of the Lusaka Securities Exchange Listings Requirements (“LuSE Listings Requirements”), the Board of Directors of Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (“CEC” or “the Company”) wishes to inform shareholders and the market that following the Minister of Energy’s declaration of CEC’s transmission and distribution lines as common carrier through the promulgation of SI No. 57 of 2020 dated 29th May 2020, and the subsequent decision of the Energy Regulation Board of 31st May 2020, directing a wheeling tariff equivalent to 30% of CEC’s standard network tariff, the Company took the decision to...

CCZ Gen Sec Rev. Canon Emmanuel Chikoya Youth Day Message

Friday 12th March 2021 Lusaka. The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) wishes to join the rest of the country in commemorating this year’s Youth Day which is being held under the theme, ‘‘Enhancing National Development Through Sustainable Youth Partnership.’’ Youths make up a larger percentage of our population and this means that the future of Zambia lies in the hands of our young people. It is for this reason that it becomes vital to incorporate Youths in national development. As CCZ, we want to underscore the fact that there can never be any form of development in a country...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino praises African “team spirit”

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O3SNXRa4rU) FIFA President praises African “team spirit” RABAT, Morocco, March 12, 2021/ — FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has stressed the importance of “team spirit” to project African football to the top of the world in his address to the 43rd CAF Ordinary and Elective General Assembly that took place today in Rabat. “We know the values of football, but the most important value is team spirit. This is the team spirit that we have witnessed these days in Africa”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV1UJklCchk Referring to the future of African football, the FIFA President said: “I have already said it, and I say it...

DHL and SOS Children’s Villages Mozambique renew GoTeach partnership agreement – online!

PRESS RELEASE DHL and SOS Children’s Villages Mozambique renew GoTeach partnership agreement – online! The program is already available in more than 60 countries worldwide MAPUTO, Mozambique, March 12, 2021/ — DHL (www.DPDHL.com) and SOS Children’s Villages Mozambique jointly sign a new partnership agreement for the GoTeach program, a corporate responsibility program of the Deutsche Post DHL Group (“DPDHL Group” or the “Group”) aimed at increasing the employability of young people. The program is already available in more than 60 countries worldwide. The signing of the partnership agreement was done in Maputo – Mozambique and what makes this event special...

Let us harness hidden talents in children, prods Mark Chilongu

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela AFRICA Directions Executive Director Mark Chilongu has appealed to parents in Zambia and globally to help their biological children and young people under their care to juggle school and an extra talent as ‘putting all eggs in one academic basket’ is not good. The Africa Directions Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who  has passion for children’s welfare said though  many children have a good direction and focus on academic and theoretical activities, young people still have the convincing ability to excel and succeed in recreational and vocational use of hands in performing arts and...

‘Education enhances talent in Children,’ prods Zoe Ngwira

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela UPCOMING Actress Zoe Ngwira says parents must support children who attend to extra activities that are constructive and beneficial to society apart from academic theories as it is would be a pathway to potential leadership in the near future. Zoe Ngwira who is popularly known as Tionangi ‘or Tio’ in short plays daughter to Shupiwe, one of the wives to polygamist, wealthy farmer, Mr.Nguzu, played by Mutale Monde, in Mpali, a Zambian soap opera film that depicts the benefits of agriculture to the economy, has hit international air waves through DSTV. Ngwira says...

Born Short Living Tall Youth Day Friday 12th March, 2021 Press Statement

  Born Short Living Tall Youth Day Friday 12th March, 2021 Press Statement By Ntalasha Chisha Executive Director BSLT Zambia, Lusaka As youths celebrate their day today slated under the theme _*“Enhancing Development through Sustainable Youth Partnerships”,*_ we would like to urge them to work together so as to contribute immensely to the growth of our nation. Our appeal to the government is that it should create a platform on which sustainable youth partnership will be reality. It is sad to note how  each year is celebrated under powerful themes that just remain on paper and not effective on the...

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