Category: Gender & health

Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) will effective Monday 1st June 2020, discontinue supply of hydro-power to Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) as the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between CEC and KCM ended 31 March 2020

Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) will effective Monday 1st June 2020, discontinue supply of hydro-power to Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) as the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between CEC and KCM ended 31 March 2020

*CEC CUTS POWER SUPPLY TO KONKOLA COPPER MINES* LUSAKA – Friday 29 May, 2020 – – – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) will, effective 1 June 2020, discontinue the supply of power to Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) as the power supply agreement (PSA) between CEC and KCM came to an end on 31 March 2020 but was extended through mutual agreement of the parties, up to 31 May 2020. NEGOTIATIONS for its further extension have broken down, despite CEC’s best efforts in good faith towards securing a new contract and engaging in comprehensive and cooperative negotiations. IN trying...

“Adopt differently-abled persons as candidates during Thursday 12th August 2021 elections, pleads Born Short Living Tall (BSLT) Executive Director Ntalasha Chisha

SUNDAY 31ST MAY 2020 By Ntalasha Chisha Executive Director, Born Short Living Tall (BSLT) Lusaka AS an organization we want to urge all political parties to consider allocating at least 25% of parliamentary and local government positions for the 2021 General Elections adoptions to the differently abled persons because we believe that disability is not inability. TAKING such an action will break the discriminatory and segregatory barriers that currently exists in our politics where there is less participation from the differently abled persons due to lack of inclusiveness. THE right to participate in public life is essential to create stable...

Saturday 30th May 2020 State 55 Africa President Sikwindi S. Situla’s Open Letter to President Donald Trump displeasure over Racially Motivated Police brutality and killings of Afrodescendants—The case of George Floyd; “I can’t breathe!”

THE PRESIDENT OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP Saturday 30th May, 2020 His Excellency, President, Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, Washington. DC, United States of America. Your Excellency, RE: OUR DISPLEASURE OVER RACIALLY MOTIVATED POLICE BRUTALITY AND KILLINGS OF AFRODESCENDANTS—THE CASE OF GEORGE FLOYD; “I CAN’T BREATHE”. We all “can’t breathe” and are deeply appalled by the growing reports of racial intolerance particularly targeting people of Afrikan origin in your country. This deep frustration should serve as a warning that can easily plunge the world in racial recrimination as the Afrikan race has been pushed far...

*JOINT PRESS RELEASE BY NAQEZ AND MQHZ – 30th MAY ,2020.* *RURAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS WILL NEED ONE OR TWO WEEKS MORE FOR THEM TO BE READY FOR REOPENING*

*JOINT PRESS RELEASE BY NAQEZ AND MQHZ – 30th MAY ,2020.* *RURAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS WILL NEED ONE OR TWO WEEKS MORE FOR THEM TO BE READY FOR REOPENING* After monitoring a total of 631 schools across the country, between 22nd and 28th May, Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia( MQHZ) and National Action for Quality Education in Zambia ( NAQEZ) declare that three quarters of rural Primary schools are not ready for reopening next week. We advise government to give rural primary schools one or two weeks in order for these institutions to receive all protective equipment, be safe and...

Vice President of the Republic of Zambia Ms. Inonge Mutukwa-Wina is receiving a donation of 13 tons of medical supplies from the Arab Republic of Egypt

*LIVESTREAM: HER HONOR THE VICE PRESIDENT MRS. INONGE WINA RECEIVES 13 TONS OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FROM THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT.* We are streaming live from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport where the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia *Mrs. Inonge Wina* is receiving a donation of 13 tons of medical supplies from the Arab Republic of Egypt. LIVESTREAM: HER HONOR THE VICE PRESIDENT MRS. INONGE WINA RECEIVES 18 TONS OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FROM THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT.We are streaming live from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport where the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia Mrs. Inonge...

UNZA no longer a quarantine centre for people from covid-19 High Risk Areas – prods Dr. Brenda Bukowa

The University of Zambia Dept. of Comm. and Marketing www.unza.zm *UNZA NO LONGER A QUARANTINE CENTRE FOR PEOPLE FROM COVID-19 HIGH RISK AREAS* *Lusaka, Saturday 30th May, 2020 –* The University of Zambia (UNZA) Management would like to inform the university community, as well as the general public that the New Residence hostels earlier designated as quarantine areas by government through the Ministry of Health (MOH) have now become a safe space for use after relocation of truck drivers to another place. It must be noted that the said hostels at the Great East Road campus have been disinfected and...

Saturday 30th May 2020 Press Statement by Democratic Party(DP) Zambia Eastern Province Premier Danton Ndhlovu on FRA K110/50 kg Maize Price

Press Statement To Media Houses From Democratic Party Date 30.05.2020 Sub: FRA K110/50 kg Maize Price WE would like to submit that this current Government through FRA has once again disappointed farmers in Eastern Province by tagging a 50 kg bag of Maize K110. This government does not have the interest of farmers at heart. They have no time to look at the cost of production and the time taken to produce crops. President Harry Kalaba is very shocked and disturbed to see farmers in the country being exploited without shame by this Government of President Edgar Lungu. Farmers deserve...

Gender Minister Elizabeth Phiri seeking increased participation of women in Zambian politics

By Arthur Davies Sikopo *Give women opportunity to lead* pleads – pleads PF Kanyama MP GENDER Minister, Elizabeth Phiri, has called for increased participation of women in politics. Ms. Phiri says women have for long been left behind and not considered when it came to political participation. She says it is high time society started supporting them to aspire for political office. And The Minister challenged Political Parties to adopt 50 percent of women in the coming 2020 General election. “Give women opportunity to lead. They can do much better given an opportunity in the political arena. I challenge all...

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