Category: Gender & health

Speech by Bishop Moses Hamungole at the hand over ceremony of donated items from C&S Investments Ltd to ZCCB in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

SPEECH BY BISHOP MOSES HAMUNGOLE AT THE HAND OVER CEREMONY OF DONATED ITEMS FROM C&S INVESTMENTS LTD TO ZCCB IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC TUESDAY 14TH APRIL 2020 On behalf of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) and indeed on my own behalf, I wish to take this opportunity, first of all, to extend our Easter greetings to you: “May the grace and joy of the Risen Christ be with you all!” As Christians, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus gives us a sure hope that God is with us and will lead us from the darkness that...

South Africa and Zambia confer on trade and economic affairs

LUSAKA, Monday, 13 April 2020  Treasury Statement For Immediate Release – Zambia and South Africa have formed a private sector working group to create a framework that is targeted at ensuring the smooth flow of essential goods and services, during the Covid19 lockdown of most Southern African Development Community [SADC] countries. Deputy Secretary to Cabinet CHRISTOPHER MVUNGA will chair the working group. At the economic sustainability and emergence purpose meeting held in Lusaka, Thursday, the two countries discussed the necessity of ensuring that South African Chain Stores operating in Zambia open their doors wider to local producers and suppliers to...

Leadership Movement (LM) President Dr. Richard Silumbe tags Zambia’s Mining Sector as being in a ‘Crisis’

PRESS STATEMENT: By Dr. Richard Silumbe – President Leadership Movement (LM) – Mining Sector in a Crisis Monday 13th April, 2020. Lusaka. Fellow countrymen and women – As the Leadership Movement ( LM) we have observed that currently our mining sector is in a serious crisis, lacking professional leadership. As an action oriented Political Party with a Mission to Reclaim the Zambian Vision we want remind Glencore and Mopani Management over its plans to place Mopani Plants in Kitwe and Mufulira on Care and Maintenance due to COVID19 Outbreak for us as LM this is illegal and unfair. “Sending over...

PF LUSAKA PROV SECRETARY KENNEDY KAMBA URGES STRUCTURES TO RALLY BEHIND PRESIDENT EDGAR LUNGU’S CANDIDATURE AT CONVENTION

By Luswepo Mutepuka Patriotic Front Lusaka province secretary Kennedy Kamba has urged structures in Lusaka to rally behind President Edgar Lungu’s candidature at the PF convention and the 2021 General elections. Mr Kamba said President Lungu has grown the party and taken development to all parts of Zambia. Mr Kamba says it is important that all structures in Lusaka support President Lungu so that he can continue with his developmental agenda for the party and the country. Speaking in an interview in Lusaka Mr Kamba further urged party members to maintain discipline at all levels. He says there was need...

“PRESS STATEMENT Lusaka, Sunday 12 April 2020 IBA Must Explain and Justify Prime TV Licence Withdrawal” insists Laura Miti’s Alliance for Community Action

Laura Miti Executive Director  Alliance for Community Action The Alliance for Community Action, ACA would like to join other concerned organisations and individuals in expressing deep concern over the continued harassment and repeated withdrawal of the Prime Television broadcasting license. The ACA would like to remind the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), through whom the latest abuse of Prime TV has been perpetrated, that Zambia’s democracy, which the right to expression and information are a vital part of, is a critical public resource whose management must be carried out accountably and indeed in the public interest. The IBA therefore needs to...

Covid-19 screening intensified in Kafue

Covid-19 screening intensified in Kafue With Kafue officially declared as a Covid-19 hot zone, government has intensified screening for Covid-19 as part of measures to halt the further spread of the pandemic. Accompanied by the Provincial Permanent Secretary, the Provincial Health Director, D.C’s for Kafue and Chilanga, we inspected Kafue District to see the levels of disease preparedness and to sensitize the residents on the dangers of Covid-19. We also visited Kafue’s C5 Market, Choppies and Pick n Pat to sensitize the traders on Covid-19 prevention measures. I am happy to announce that we have commenced thorough screening of all...

Women aiding Women campaign launched

Sunday 12th April 2020 By Nsama Musonda Kearns Campaign Coordinator Zambian Women from various sectors across the country have come together to raise funds to help fellow women who are affected by floods and droughts to set up income generating activities through village banking. This fundraising campaign called “Women aiding Women” is being spearheaded by women led NGOs that include Alliance for Nutrition and Reconstruction, Care for Nature Zambia, Save the Environment and People Agency, Shiwangandu Development Trust and Zambia Alliance for Women in collaboration with community activists, media and women from the private sector. Currently more than 1 million...

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