Category: Gender & health

ZCCB President George Cosmas Zumaire Lungu advises Catholics in homes

By Kwilanzi News Zambia ZAMBIA Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) President the Right Reverend George Cosmas Zumaire Lungu, currently serving as Bishop of Chipata in the Eastern Province has advised Catholics to continue praying in the safety of their respective homes, as the environment is not yet conducive to worship as congregations or Small Christian Communities. In a pastoral guidance issued, a few hours after President Edgar Chagwa Lungu allowed Churches to open, while observing guidelines issued through Heath Minister, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Bishop Lungu prayed that his Catholic flock would continue to follow ZCCB spiritual programs on radio, television...

Canon Emmanuel Chikoya prods Zambian government to scrutiny mining investors

By Kwilanzi News Zambia COUNCIL of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Reverend Father Canon Emmanuel Chikoya prods Zambian government thoroughly scrutiny mining investors, in an apparent reference to Mopani Copper Mines Plc is a Zambian registered copper mine owned by Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM-IH) with10 per cent shares, Glencore Plc at 73.1 per cent shares and First Quantum Minerals Limited with 16.9 per cent shares. Rendering a pastoral advice, Canon Chikoya spiritually viewed happening at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) in Kitwe and Mufulira on the Copperbelt Province as a lesson to Government through Mines Minister, Richard Musukwa to...

Quotes by Steve Bantu Biko

Quotes by Steve Biko Archive Category: Quotes “The blacks are tired of standing at the touchlines to witness a game that they should be playing. They want to do things for themselves and all by themselves.” Letter to SRC Presidents, I Write What I Like, 1978. “Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time. Its essence is the realisation by the black man of the need to rally together with his brothers around the cause of their oppression – the blackness...

“Zambia’s COVID-19 Contingency and Response Plan heightening surveillance and contact tracing,” prods Edgar Chagwa Lungu

Fellow countrymen and women, My Government, through the Ministry of Health, has continued to effectively implement the COVID-19 Contingency and Response Plan by heightening surveillance and contact tracing; while undertaking mass screening and testing within communities and points of entry, among others. The above-mentioned continuous COVID-19 interventions where undertaken in the last 24 hours, and revealed that; Zambia recorded zero (0) COVID-19 positive cases during the period (i.e. the last 24 hours). The country has 39 active cases of COVID-19 in admission and receiving treatment. I am heartened by the five (05) new recoveries from COVID-19 which were recorded in...

“Churches are free to decide whether to congregate or not,” advises Isaac Chipampe

CHURCHES ARE FREE TO DECIDE By Isaac Chipampe Special Assistant to the President (Press And Public Relations) State House LUSAKA, (Saturday, 25th April, 2020)—–State House would like to clarify that His Excellency, Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, has not directed churches to open. In his address to the nation Friday, the President said; “I have decided that some activities such as the following may continue being undertaken normally subject to adhering to public health regulations, guidelines and certification: 1) Places of Worship may congregate while observing social distancing, mandatory face masks, hand sanitising, and hand...

NDC leader Dr. Chishimba Kambwili protests that President Lungu does not deserve to continue serving as Zambia’s Head of State

By Kwilanzi News Zambia The National Democratic Congress, NDC, President Dr. Chishimba Kambwili says President Edgar Chagwa Lungu does not deserve to remain in power as Head of State as he has made decisions that are at variance with those of citizens. In a Friday 24th April 2020 Press Statement issued by NDC Spokesperson- Saboi Imboela in Lusaka, Dr. Kambwili protested that President Lungu continues making decisions that politically benefit him as an individual and not those that are collectively good for all Zambian citizens. In an apparent response to President Lungu’s partial unlocking of some economic sectors, Dr. Kambwili...

Non-governmnetal Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to rescind decision and reinstate Prime Television’s Broadcasting License

Press Statement For Immediate Release Friday 10th April 2020 NGOCC URGES IBA TO REINSTATE PRIME TELEVISION LICENSE The Non-governmnetal Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has noted with concern the drastic decision by the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to suspend the operating license of Prime Television in “public interest.” This decision without doubt negates the fundamental rights of press freedom and freedom of expression that are guaranteed and provided for in the Republican Constitution. The role of a free and independent press cannot be overemphasized in a young democracy like ours. An independent and free press is critical in nurturing the...

Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba protests over reported harassment of African nationals living in China amid COVID-19 outbreak

Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba protests over reported harassment of African nationals living in China amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Kwilanzi News Zambia Former Zambia’s High Commissioner to Canada Nevers Sekwila Mumba has questioned governments quietness over the alleged harassment of African nationals living in China in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Off late, social and international news media outlets have been flooded with reports of Africans nationals and students living and studying in China being racially discriminated against amid the Coronavirus outbreak. Some Africans living in the Chinese capital, Beijing were reportedly evicted from their individual apartments a few days ago over fears that the ‘victimized’ individuals were carrying the Coronavirus while others were refused entry into hotels. But when reached...

Provide Zambians with face masks, Trevor Mwiinde prods Chitalu Chilufya

Provide Zambians with face masks, Trevor Mwiinde prods Chitalu Chilufya

Provide Zambians with face masks, Trevor Mwiinde prods Chitalu Chilufya By Kwilanzi News Zambia Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Youths want the Zambian Government through Heath Minister, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya to provide face masks as a mark of seriousness toward fighting Coronavirus (Covid 19). UPND Youth National Secretary Trevor Mwiinde has noted that as a majority poor Zambians have no means and capacity to buy face masks, Government led by President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, Vice President Inonge Mutukwa-Wina and Dr. Chilufya are mandated to facilitate this need. However, a concerned Mr. Mwiinde expressed regret that Lusaka Province Minister...

Mr. Jerome Kanyika’s Media Statements and Activities

Mr. Jerome Kanyika’s Media Statements and Activities

By A/Chair of the Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia Council psz.zambia@gmail.com Friday 24th APRIL 2020 THE Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia (PSZ) wishes to distance itself from Mr. Jerome Kanyika’s Press Statement condemning the use of cloth face masks as published by different media houses. His statements and stated opinions DO NOT represent the views of the Society. While PSZ respects the rights of its members to represent their own points of view, PSZ hereby makes this statement to dispel any connotation that his opinions were made in his capacity as President of the PSZ. We consider that his stated opinion goes...

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