Category: Gender & health

ISLAMIC Supreme Council of Zambia (ISCZ) president Suzyo Zimba doubts  an opposition alliance emulating unity of purpose exhibited in Malawi

By Luswepo Mutepuka, Kwilanzi News Zambia ISLAMIC Supreme Council of Zambia (ISCZ) president Suzyo Zimba is of the view that what happened in Malawi cannot happen in Zambia on account of lack of self-less politicians. Mr. Zimba has told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that the only way an opposition alliance can win elections is through allowing a neutral person to stand and United Party for National Development (UPND) Leader Hakainde Hichilema being on the ballot paper as a running mate. Mr. Zimba says if Mr. Hichilema is going to contest as Opposition Alliance Presidential aspirant, it...

CSO-SUN National Coordinator Mathew Mhuru fears ineffective covid 19 interventions as Government ignores nutrition

By Luswepo Mutepuka – Kwilanzi News Zambia THE Civil Society Organization Scaling Up Nutrition (CSO-SUN) has noted with concern that the on-going Coronavirus (Covid 19) responses have not integrated nutrition as component in  comparison to standard interventions employed by other countries. CSO-SUN National Coordinator Mathew Mhuru observed existence of a food supply warning that interventions ignoring inclusion and prioritisation of nutrition will not bear fruit as recuperation is not guaranteed once one falls prey to covid 19 infections. Mr. Mhuru told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that with a lot of people being thrown out of employment...

Former Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lusaka Telesphore George  Mpundu insists that Zambia is no longer a Democratic State

By Luswepo Mutepuka, Kwilanzi News Zambia Former Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lusaka Telesphore George Mpundu insists that Zambia is no longer a Democratic State on account of opposition political parties being denied a chance to to mobilize and meet existing and prospective members countrywide. Emeritus Archbishop Mpundu wants all political parties to be given an opportunity to advertise themselves as Zambia heads to the Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government poll on Thursday 12th August 2021. Archbishop Mpundu told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka  that there is no level  political playing ground as evidenced by the...

UPND’s Moono Mapani pegs as blackmail President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s K30 million youth artistes fund

By Luswepo Mutepuka Kwilanzi News Zambia UNITED Party for National Development [UPND] Chairperson for Rural Reconstruction and development, Moono Mapani has described as blackmail President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s decision to create a K30 million youth empowerment scheme for artistes countrywide, introduced a week after young people staged a Digital Bush Protest in Lusaka. An audibly hurt Mr. Mapani tells Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that the K30 million Political Carrot offered by President Lungu is a clear indication that Zambian Government is in panic mode as elections near. Mr. Mapani wondered where the money had come from...

Do not stifle dissenting views; FODEP’s George Chimembe prods President Edgar Chagwa Lungu

By Luswepo Mutepuka Kwilanzi News Zambia FOUNDATION for Democratic Process (FODEP) Executive Director George Chimembe called on President Edgar Chagwa Lungu to desist from stopping citizens with a different point of view from expressing themselves. A worried Mr. Chimembe has told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that President Lungu should have allowed a peaceful protest to State House as opposed blocking those with divergent views from holding a clearly legitimate demonstration. Mr. Chimembe is saddened that in a democratic country, people with a different political and socio-economic view point are increasingly denied to an opportunity to protest...

UPPZ’s Charles Chanda says Nigerian prophet Seer 1 has been vindicated

By Luswepo Mutepuka Kwilanzi News Zambia UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda describes that the manner in which government is running national affairs as a vindication of a prediction made by Seer 1 that he has withdrawn powers on account of failure by Patriotic Front (PF) leaders to honour promises made to the electorate. Mr. Chanda says there is total confusion evident by inconsistent implementation of governments’ policies, which are increasingly a variance with the 2011 ‘more money, more jobs and lower taxes’ theme. And Mr. Chanda has condemned President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s countrywide tour of developmental...

Kitwe Mayor Engineer Kang’ombe Christopher says ultimatum for foreigners trading in compounds to relocate to industrial area has expired

By Luswepo Mutepuka, Kwilanzi News Zambia KITWE Mayor Engineer Christipher Kang’ombe is determined to enforce a Statutory Instrument No. 1 of 2017 on Citizens Economic Empowerment Reservations Scheme signed by President, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu which prohibits foreigners from trading in compounds countrywide. Mayor Kang’ombe, who is Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) President says his Hub of the Copperbelt Province office in consultation with then Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Chansa Mpundu held a round table discussion in October 2018 with foreign traders and a diversity of stakeholders on the subject of foreign nationals engaging in retail, poultry farming and...

T Njovu words of Wisdom

T Njovu words of Wisdom   Last Sunday afternoon, I hosted five of my male church mates at my home. About ten of us men in our small Christian community were supposed to have met in November to organise the distribution of used items to vulnerable members of our community that we had contributed. The long delay was due to most of us being too busy. Last year we had resolved to be regularly meeting as men in our St Anthony Christian Community as a way of bonding, knowing each other better and being proactive to resolving issues of our...

Zambia Airports Corporation And Zte Zambia Services Donate Towards Covid-19 Fight

ZAMBIA AIRPORTS CORPORATION AND ZTE ZAMBIA SERVICES DONATE TOWARDS COVID-19 FIGHT   The Ministry of Finance has today received substantial donations of surgical-quality facial masks from the Zambia Airports Corporation, and ZTE Zambia Services. The masks are for use by staff under the Ministry.   The donation from Zambia Airports Corporation consists nineteen-thousand-nine-hundred-and-fifty (19, 950) surgical-quality facial masks worth K150, 000, approximately, while ZTE Zambia Services has also donated surgical-quality facial masks whose value is estimated at K75, 000. Zambia Airports Corporation sent the donation via courier.   Meanwhile, receiving four (4) carton boxes containing a total of ten-thousand (10,...

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