Category: Gender & health

Care for Nature Zambia Executive Director Nsama Musonda Kearns PRESS STATEMENT Wednesday 27th May 2020

Care for Nature Zambia Executive Director Nsama Musonda Kearns PRESS STATEMENT Wednesday 27th May 2020 THE people of Luapula Province would like to thank the Minister of Mines Honorable Richard Musukwa for coming to Luapula following the numerous concerns raised over manganese mining. It is indeed gratifying to have the minister in the province as it brings new hope that the challenges being faced will be resolved. Since the days of Mansa Batteries, Manganese has contributed significantly to the development of the province and if it is mined and managed sustainably, it can still contribute to job creation and poverty reduction....

Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) Pastoral Statement on Radio Stations attacks in Muchinga Province

1. All correspondence to be addressed to the General Secretary PASTORAL STATEMENT ON RADIO STATIONS ATTACKS IN MUCHINGA Saturday 23rd May 2020 LUSAKA THE Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) is deeply dismayed and concerned over the continued intimidation and attacks on the media by the State and ruling party cadres respectively. We have noted with sadness the attacks on Muchinga, Mpika and Isoka Radio Stations by suspected ruling party sponsored cadres and a District Commissioner to disrupt on-going radio programmes featuring opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema. As a Church we have spoken against media freedom suppression by the State...

Chapter One Foundation Press Release dated Saturday 23rd May 2020 in Celebration Africa Freedom DAY

By Linda Kasonde Executive Director   https://www.linkedin.com/in/linda-kasonde-4025a08/ No. 1 of Plot 6941 Suez Road, Cathedral Hill (Next to the Cathedral of the Holy Cross) P.O. Box 51378 Lusaka, Zambia Tel: +260 211 257001 Email: linda.kasonde@cof.org.zm PRESS RELEASE DATED 23RD MAY 2020 IN CELEBRATION OF AFRICA FREEDOM DAY DATED CHAPTER One Foundation promotes and protects human rights, human rights defenders, constitutionalism, social justice and the rule of law in Zambia, primarily through strategic litigation, advocacy and capacity building. Our aim is to promote and protect the Constitution and the rights included in it and by so doing, free the space for Zambians...

Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Canon Emmanuel Chikoya joins other Africans in commemorating Africa Freedom Day on Monday 25th May 2020

By Michael Mazakaza (Mr) Communications Officer COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN ZAMBIA, Stand No. 377A, Ecumenical Centre Bishops Road, Kabulonga P.O. Box 30315, LUSAKA Tel: 260-211-267739; (+260) 977 571535/967420600 www.ccz.org.zm  All correspondence to be addressed to the General Secretary PRESS STATEMENT ON AFRICA FREEDOM DAY Monday 25th May 2020 LUSAKA THE Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) joins other Africans in commemorating this year’s Africa Freedom Day which falls today, 25th May of each year. Sadly, not every African country currently celebrates Africa Freedom Day, among them Ethiopia which hosts the African Union. We pray the African Union will continue to...

“Zambia is slowly been taken away by foreigners,” cries Leadership Movement President Dr. Richard Silumbe

*Zambia is slowly been taken away by foreigners* As a 21st Century Government – The Leadership Movement we have noted with concern lack of land ownership to our cizitens. Today, we are seen thousand of hectares been auctioned to foreigners in the name of Investors. As we observe the African Freedom Day – we challenge our cizitens to rise up, dust yourselves and learn from country we call great nations that developed themselves and gave land ownership with title deeds to there own cizitens so that they can own land, access loans and be able Invest. It is the fact...

Lewis Mwape asks an Africa Freedom Day question – Do we have Freedom as Africa?

Lewis Mwape Development Activist FREEDOM may be seen in many aspects of life. We have defined freedom around political and economic!! There is no problem with this focus. Africa has a challenge of defining long term strategy and establishing leadership around the long term strategy. Our education system needs to be aligned to africa long term development strategy and ensure that leadership in whatever model is framed around integrity, honest and rule of good laws. Science, Technology and Innovation remains the pipedream for african education systems. Africa education curricula still produces job seekers and not innovators. The doctrine of “WORKING”...

State 55 Afrika President Sikwindi S. Situla Open Letter to President Edgar Chagwa Lungu

THE PRESIDENT Monday 25th May, 2020 Dear fellow Afrikans at home and in the Diaspora, RE: AFRIKA’S FREEDOM DAY: ITS NOT YET UHURU UNTIL THE DAY OF THE INDEPENDENT FEDERAL STATE OF AFRIKA ALTHOUGH the Afrikan Freedom Day has its place in our lives, it is imperative to remind ourselves of the hard facts that confront us on this path to our envisaged goal of total freedom, and greatness in prosperity. With a population exceeding that of the United States and Europe combined, Afrikans at home and in the diaspora cannot continue to live and operate under the mercy of...

Emergency of Mobile Money  helps Esnart Chinyanta save money for her family development

Emergency of Mobile Money helps Esnart Chinyanta save money for her family development

By Patrick Soko ESNART Chinyanta based in central province’s Kabwe district a member of women savings group Jesus Living Ministries Saving Group Support supported by Zitukele Self Help Group Consortium a business women selling fruits and vegetable at the market testifies that the emergency of mobile money has helped her save money for her personal and family development. She explained that things were not easy before she embarked on saving money using mobile money it was difficult for to plan hence hand to month was the older of the day not until she joined a savings group were they taught...

“No one has died of COVID in Zambia,” protests Dr. Lwipa Puma

  No one has died of COVID in Zambia – Puma DR Lwipa Puma says as far as he is concerned the country has not recorded any death arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Puma, a medical doctor and former Health Deputy Minister in the Levy Mwanawasa administration, said all deaths recorded so far were linked to already existing medical conditions in the victims’ bodies. “If you ask me, as a professional, we have not recorded any single death, any single case of death arising from COVID-19 in Zambia. All the cases are linked to a serious problem which is more...

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