Category: Gender & health

Wednesday October 29, 2014 Statement by the President on the Passing of Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2014  On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I send our condolences to First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata and family, as well as the people of Zambia, for the loss of President Michael Chilufya Sata.  The United States remains committed to our enduring friendship and partnership with Zambia, and strongly supports a peaceful constitutional transition of power as the country moves forward during this time of sorrow.  [blockquote style=”1″][/blockquote]

Press Statement from Media Liaison Committee attacks on defenceless Zambian journalists

Press Statement from Media Liaison Committee attacks on defenceless Zambian journalists Sunday, February 16, 2020 The Media Liaison Committee (MLC) would like to condemn the attack on defenceless journalists that occurred on Friday February 14, 2020 in Lusaka’s Linda township. Journalists from Zed Entertainment TV were attacked by a mob that was enraged over some people suspected to be behind the spate of gassing that has rocked most parts of the country. Those attacked are Eric Malyangu Jnr, the head of news at the TV station, Sokosi Banda an intern journalist and a camera person Joseph Kaluba. The trio was...

Zambia’s Heightened Energy Costs and Spiralling Cost of Living, worries JCTR

Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement                                                  Friday 7th February, 2020 Heightened Energy Costs and Spiralling Cost of Living By Enock Ngoma Media & Information Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Zambia’s economic trajectory has been on a downward trend in the most recent years. Thus, the country’s dream of attaining prosperous middle income status by 2030 seems bleaker with each passing year. The year 2019 closed with a focus on two policy pronouncements; the increased fuel pump...

Water Resources Manageent Authority (WARMA) harnessing water to spur prosperity

Water Resources Manageent Authority (WARMA) harnessing water to spur prosperity

WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (WARMA) … Posted by Water Resources Management Authority – WARMA on Friday, January 10, 2020 WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (WARMA) PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release 10th January 2020 PRESS STATEMENT ON THE POSSIBLE CONTAMINATION OF GROUND WATER RESOURCES DUE TO FLOODING OCCURRING IN SELECTED PARTS OF THE COUNTRY The Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) is mandated to preserve, conserve and protect water resources in Zambia. Due to the current floods which are occurring in Lusaka in areas such as State Lodge, Silva Rest, Twin Palm, Avondile, Mumana/ Chainama residential areas and other parts of the country such...

Zambian DNA Spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa laments over opposition’s perpetual blame game

Zambian DNA Spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa laments over opposition’s perpetual blame game

By Zambian DNA Spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa Zambian DNA laments over the opposition’s perpetual blame game on those in power instead of providing alternative solutions to the country’s challenges. We are of the view that any credible opposition political party should strive to provide alternative solutions to  challenges the country is face with unlike the current scenario where opposition are criticizing Government without  offering any credible solutions. We are appealing to other opposition political parties to emulate their counterpart, Green Party’s Peter Sinkamba whose brilliant idea on production of marijuana for medicinal and export purposes is receiving serious attention by Government. This...

Zambia’s Memory Lane Part ( 1 ) One :Don’t argue you were not there!!

Zambia’s Memory Lane Part ( 1 ) One :Don’t argue you were not there!!

*Zambia’s Memory Lane Part ( 1 ) One :* *Don’t argue you were not there!!* *By Sotiris Chronis.* *Find time to go through this long but very exciting historic memory lane.From Peugeot 404, the Italian brick maker Mr. Marapodi (named compound), Paul Ngozi’s take away food shop called ‘Chibe Paka Paka’ in Kabwata to Errol Hickey’s Mr. Rooster on Cairo Road, Highlights Disco and soooo much more…* *(1) Lusaka Hotel had a men’s only bar called The Dog Box. Entrance was through Cairo Road.* *2) Au Mont Blanc was a Cafe next to the Lusaka Post Office across the car...

MQHZ disappointed with Zambia Medicine Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA)

MQHZ disappointed with Zambia Medicine Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA)

MQHZ PRESS STATEMENT-MONDAY, 27th JANUARY, 2020 MQHZ DISAPPOINTED WITH ZAMBIA MEDICINE REGULATORY AUTHORITY (ZAMRA) Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia (MQHZ) is not happy with the way Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) has totally failed to regulate the use of drugs in the country. It is very disheartening that ZAMRA has so far failed to regulate and control how medicines and allied substances are being made available to the Zambian population.Today drugs in Zambia are usually found in wrong hands while the regulatory authority has mostly elected to remain unconcerned about this dangerous national trend.Recent revelations that some people who...

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