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TI-ZAMBIA Chapter President Rueben L. Lifuka reminds parliamentarians to use their moral conscience and reject Bill 10  

Stand No. 128 Mwambula Road Jesmondine P.O. Box 37475 Lusaka, Zambia Website: www.tizambia.org.zm Monday 8th June, 2020 For Immediate Release The News Editor TI-ZAMBIA REMINDS PARLIAMENTARIANS TO USE THEIR MORAL CONSCIENCE AND REJECT BILL 10 TRANSPARENCY International Zambia (TI-Z) believes that the number one duty of our parliamentarians is to protect the Republican Constitution and abide by what is enshrined in it. We believe that the Constitution, being the living embodiment of the aspirations of the Zambian people, should not be fundamentally altered in ways that seemingly promote partisan interests or that do not assure consensus-building around all or any...

Tuesday 9th June, 2020 SACCORD Executive Director Borniface Cheembe Statement on the Peaceful Campaigns for the 3 Ward By-Elections

Tuesday 9th June, 2020 SACCORD Statement on the Peaceful Campaigns for the 3 Ward By-Elections THE Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) would like to commend all the political parties participating in the Bulilo ward in Chilubi Town Council in Northern Province and the Nakato and Imalyo wards in Mongu Town Council in Western Province local by-elections for conducting peaceful campaigns. From the time that the campaigns started in line with the Covid-19 measures/guidelines and the Presidential directives, there has not been any major incidence of political violence that has been recorded. These ward by-elections have...

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Bane ba News Diggers, especially ba Tenson Mkhala which photograph olo picture are you hunting today? Perhaps one of Grey Alexander Zulu and one on footbridges in Lusaka being ignored at COMESA or the deplorable conditions in which traders are selling chips and fritters at Kulima Tower? All the best bena Joseph Mwenda and group? Regards The Man Who Wears Many Hats Derrick Sinjela!  Rainbow Newspaper Zambia Limited  http://www.rainbownewszambia.com  +260977199447 

Singer and activist Youssou N’Dour, Zambia’s Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, African Development Bank Vice President Dr. Jennifer Blanke headline call to build African solidarity post-COVID-19

Singer and activist Youssou N’Dour, Zambia’s Minister of Health, African Development Bank Vice President headline call to build African solidarity post-COVID-19  COVID-19 crisis could exacerbate inequalities in education, health and employment opportunities that exist on the continent ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 4, 2020/ — How can Africa build on the solidarity shown during the coronavirus pandemic to achieve the continent’s development goals in the post-COVID world? That was the question posed at a webinar hosted by the African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) and the African Development Bank’s Civil Society and Community Engagement Division to mark Africa Day...

Media must serve the poor-says Professor Fackson Banda

By Derrick Sinjela Before I delve in this weeks message, let me allude to the over 500 delegates from across the continent expected to gather, converge at the 11th Highway Africa collaboration, in Grahamstown, from 9 to 12 September, 2007 as confirmed by conference organiser Chris Kabwato. The 2007 HWA conference will look at issues relating to Internet governance, ICT policy and media for democracy affecting Africa and the globe. The three-day conference will follow the theme of  “Quality and professionalism in Journalism and the media”, with a focus on new media and technology. Highway Africa is a partnership between...

Press Statement Monday 8th June 2020 NGOCC Board Chairperson Mary S. Mulenga reiterates need for ‘Consensus Building on Bill 10’

P.O.Box 37879 Fax: +260 211 227 514 NGOCC Lusaka, Zambia E-mail: info@ngocc.org.zm NON-GOVERNMENTAL GENDER ORGANISATIONS’ COORDINATING COUNCIL Building Solidarity For Women’s Empowerment Plot No. 5168 Tel: +260 211 224727/227529 Nchoncho Road Cell: +260 966 640760 Website: www.ngocc.org.zm PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release Monday 8th June 2020 NGOCC REITERATES NEED FOR CONSENSUS BUILDING ON BILL 10 AS Parliament resumes sitting on Tuesday, 9th June 2020, the Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) reiterates its position on the need for consensus building with regard to Constitutional Amendment Bill 10 which has created a lot of discontent amongst various stakeholders. NGOCC notes that...

Monday 8th June 2020 Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu swears Eastern Province Secretary Mrs.Veronica Makwakwa Mwiche

Republic of Zambia Remarks by His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia at the Swearing-in-Ceremony of Eastern  Permanent Secretary at State House on monday, 8th June 2020 STATE HOUSE LUSAKA MRS.VERONICA MAKWAKWA MWICHE PERMANENT SECRETARY EASTERN PROVINCE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PROMOTION TO THE LEVEL OF PERMANENT SECRETARY. UNTILL THIS APPOINTMENT, YOU SERVED IN THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR PLANNING AND INFORMATION IN THE MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES. this is a commendable achievement IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE. YOU ARE A SEASONED CIVIL SERVANT HAVING WORKED FOR 28 YEARS WITH YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT IN 1992 BEING...

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