Category: Gender & health

“Why should B-Flow be listened to? …asks Sakwiba Sikota

By Sakwiba Sikota 8 hrs · Shared with Public WHY SHOULD B-FLOW BE LISTENED TO?  In the last few days Honourable Bowman Lusambo has put across his case as to why we should not listen to youths like thirty-three (33) year old musician Brian Bwembya popularly known as B-Flow. Among the issues raised by B-Flow were his concerns on unemployment, gold mining rights for locals, poor government and abuse of human rights. Looking at world history it is interesting to see what youths did in their lives to influence and make meaningful change. In the field of Civil Rights everyone...

2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: Zambia Office of International Religious Freedom download PDF Translations

2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: Zambia OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DOWNLOAD PDF TRANSLATIONS Share IN THIS SECTION / EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Executive Summary The constitution declares the country a Christian nation but also has provisions that guarantee religious freedom and uphold the country’s multireligious composition. It also prohibits religious discrimination and provides for freedom of conscience and belief. In June the government introduced legislation to amend the constitution that included provisions emphasizing the role of Christianity in the country. Prominent religious groups and civil society organizations continued to state the government should not be involved in religious affairs. On...

“Zambia must Strengthen Women’s Political Participation and Decision-Making Power,” pleads Hector Soondo

*UNITED FOR BETTER ZAMBIA UBZ PARTY POLICIES FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN IN POLITICS PARTICIPATION* Strengthen Women’s Political Participation and Decision-Making Power  Paving the way for more women in the political, and civic arena is an investment in more just, equitable, and peaceful societies. Girls and women have a right to engage in civil society, vote in elections, be elected to Governance office, serve on boards, and make their voices heard in any process that will ultimately affect them, their families, and their communities. Investing in girls’ and women’s right to political participation is a necessary step to achieving global gender...

New Hope MMD President Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba as a Zambia Combined Cadet Force (ZCCF) as a Sergeant with a peer Sergeant Silavwe in 1976 as Hillcrest National Technical Secondary School, Livingstone

As a Sergeant in the Zambia Combined Cadet Force (ZCCF) at Hillcrest National Technical Secondary School in 1976. With… Posted by Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Nevers Mumba Nevers Mumba (born 1960) in Chitambo at Chitambo Mission, northern Zambia, is a Zambian politician and religious minister. He served as Vice-President of Zambia 2003-04 under Levy Mwanawasa. Dr Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba 8th Vice-President of Zambia In office 29 May 2003 – 4 October 2004 President Levy Mwanawasa Preceded by Enoch Kavindele Succeeded by Lupando Mwape Personal details Born 1960 (age 59–60) Chitambo Mission (Serenje) Political party Movement for Multi-Party Democracy Early life and Career Nevers grew...

Media Network on Child Rights and Development (MNCRD) Chairperson Felistas Chipako commends Zambian media ‘open door policy’ during International Children Broadcasting themed: ‘Children: Hear their voices, Protect them!”

www.mncrdafrica.org Plot No. 2378 Pemba Road PO Box 38540 Chilenje South Lusaka Zambia Phone: +260211 250023 Email: director@mncrdafrica.org medianetcrd@gmail.com PRESS STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY OF BROADCASTING   MEDIA NETWORK ON CHILD RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT (MNCRD) WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO THANK ALL THE MEDIA HOUSES IN ZAMBIA THAT HOSTED CHILDREN YESTERDAY TO COMMEMORATE THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY OF BROADCASTING UNDER THE THEME, ‘CHILDREN: HEAR THEIR VOICES, PROTECT THEM’ THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY OF BROADCASTING (ICDB) IS A GLOBAL COMMEMORATION WHICH IT GIVES CHILDREN AN OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RUNNING OF BROADCASTING MEDIA...

Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) President Eugene Haazele shares sentiments expressed Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu over the Iolanda Water Facility Project in Kafue

THE ENGINEERING INSTITUTION OF ZAMBIA STATEMENT ON IOLANDA WATER FACILITY POWER SUPPLY ISSUE The Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) has noted the sentiments expressed by the Head of State, His Excellency the President, Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu over the Iolanda Water Facility Project in Kafue. The EIZ shares the concerns of His Excellency, that such an important and expensive facility has been completed but power supply which is an important component of the project has not been included in the scope. The EIZ has established, through discussions with the Implementing Agents that the Design and Build Contract placed the responsibility...

CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY IN ZAMBIA-CAPIZ NEWS ITEM  1.    APPOINTMENT OF EMMANUEL MWAMBA AS PS AND MWANSA KAPEYA AS INFORMATION MINISTER

CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY IN ZAMBIA-CAPIZ NEWS ITEM 1.    APPOINTMENT OF EMMANUEL MWAMBA AS PS AND MWANSA KAPEYA AS INFORMATION MINISTER

CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY IN ZAMBIA-CAPIZ NEWS ITEM 1.    APPOINTMENT OF EMMANUEL MWAMBA AS PS AND MWANSA KAPEYA AS INFORMATION MINISTER: We congratulate his Excellency President Michael Sata for appointing these gallant workers in the name of Emmanuel Mwamba as PS, great hard worker indeed and Mwansa Kapeya as minister of Information, a veteran and hard worker with vast experience in the Journalism fraternity. We believe they will bring great changes in the ministry of Information especially spearheading the implementation of freedom of information bill. I believe the PF government can be comfortable now to table the freedom of information bill in parliament....

Hand-over of the Final Draft Constitution, the Draft Constitution of Zambia Bill, 2013 and the Final Report of the Technical Committee to the President of the Republic of Zambia

Hand-over of the Final Draft Constitution, the Draft Constitution of Zambia Bill, 2013 and the Final Report of the Technical Committee to the President of the Republic of Zambia

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA TECHNICAL COMMITTEE DRAFTING THE ZAMBIA CONSTITUTION PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9th NOVEMBER, 2013 CONTACT DETAILS: 0977 792279 TECHNICAL COMMITTEE RESOLUTION ON THE HAND-OVER OF THE THE FINAL DRAFT CONSTITUTION The Technical Committee: Recalling its Terms of Reference that mandated it to consult and take into account submissions from local and international experts on constitutional law and practice, the stakeholders and members of the public at large, and sector groups, Further recalling that the Terms of Reference mandated the Committee to make full public disclosure  of the outcomes of the constitution-making process and that through-out its interaction...

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