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Chief Zingalume calls subjects to embrace community forestry

By Daniel Bili Chadiza, August 5, 2021, ZANIS Chief Zingalume of the Chewa speaking people of Chadiza district in the Eastern Province has called on his subjects to embrace Community Forest Management. Chief Zingalume observed that with high rates of deforestation in Zambia, community forestry plays an important role in addressing the drivers of deforestation. He emphasised the need for communities to be sensitised so that they understand and see the benefits of protecting their forests. He stressed the important role that community Forests program play towards mitigating the negative effects of climate change. “The immediate drivers of deforestation include...

Hakainde Hichilema is winning 2021 elections, predicts Guy Lindsay Scott

….HH is winning 2021 elections Change is a must, predicts Guy Lindsay Scott …as Hakainde and Edgar Chagwa Lungu fight on twitter By Derrick Sinjela AS Zambians prepare to cast the vote on Thursday 12th August 2021 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Election, former first White Republican Head of State, Dr. Guy Lindsay Scott has insisted that change is inevitable. Hosting United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance aspirant for the Mazabuka Central parliamentary seat, Gary Nkombo, at his Lusaka East residence, Dr. Scott, now serving as a senior now serving as a Senior Advisor to Hakainde Hichilema  said political...

Trevor Mwiinde predicts UPND’s 2021 victory through Hakainde Hichilema

By Derrick Sinjela BARELY six days to poll day, opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Deputy National Youth Chairperson Trevor Mwiinde says victory for the UPND Alliance is certain in the forth coming Thursday 12th August 2021 Presidential, Parliamentary and and Local Government election. A confident Mr. Mwiinde told journalists in Lusaka’ s Woodlands residential area at a Thursday 5th August 2021 Media Briefing that electorates just have to turn up in large numbers and vote for the opposition UPND Alliance candidate Mr. Hakainde Hichilema. Mwiinde explained that the party has mobilized sponsors to feed the people at a...

Amos Chanda appointed Patriotic Front (PF) Politics and Elections Spokesperson

  By Francis Maingaila and Derrick Sinjela Amos Chanda has called the press called to announce his engagement to ruling as party media team responsible for the presidential campaign appointed by Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu to head the PF Political and Elections Committee as Spokesperson. Chanda who is former president Lungu special assistance for press and public relations will be working along with the party secretary general, media director and the party structure to disseminate information to the public beyond Zambia. Chanda said he will also be a link to the foreign media that have hard no access to the...

Revealed: Online data reveals the most publicised sports stars in the world!

Revealed: Online data reveals the most publicised sports stars in the world! Sports stars are undoubtedly at the forefront of the public eye. Their performances and achievements in their respective sports are very well publicised, especially since the rapid rise of the internet and social media. Interested in sports coverage, GolfSupport.com analysed the latest data from online analytics tool Buzzsumo to establish which currently active sports stars in the world have been the most publicised online in the past year (July 2020 – June 2021). The Results for the Research: The Most Publicised Sports Stars in the World! Rank Sports...

Mundia Paul Hakoola condemns Kanyama inter-party violence as a retrogressive vice

…as CLRI opposes deployment of soldiers By Derrick Sinjela CONTINENTAL Leadership Research Institute (CLRI) Executive Director Mundia Paul Hakoola has described recent violence witnessed in Lusaka’s densely populated Kanyama Township as a retrogressive occurrence. With barely a few nine (9) days towards the Thursday 12th August 2021 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Election, a worried Hakoola expressed regret over the noted politically instigated fight involving the Patriotic Front (PF) and the United Party for National Development (UPND). In Tuesday 3rd August 2021 Media Statement, Hakoola says aside from deterring active citizen participation in politics, electoral and political violence ultimately results...

Add 5 more Monitors Observer’s Accreditation days, Tonse Youth Network Zambia prods ECZ

By Derrick Sinjela Tonse Youth Network Zambia Acting Chairperson Mundia Paul Hakoola is urging the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to increase the accreditation of monitors days of accreditation by five (5) more days to accommodate more citizens to have access to process. Mr. Hakoola’s advisory comes in view of the a three – pointed observation that the initial accreditation of monitors had not been decentralized, lacked sufficient human resource and fewer citizen were caption by registration offficers. In a Sunday, 1st August, 2021 Tonse Youth Network Zambia (TYNZ) Media Statement on Extension of Accreditation of Monitors, Hakoola called on ECZ...

FRA buys 22,350 x 50 bags of white maize in Chadiza

FRA buys 22,350 x 50 bags of white maize in Chadiza By Daniel Bili in Chadiza, Eastern Province reporting for ZANIS The Food Reservce Agency has bought 22,350 by 50 Kg bags of white maize in Chadiza District of the Eastern Province since the opening of the 2021 marketing season. ZANIS reports that K1.5 million has been paid to farmers that sold their commodity to the Food Reserve Agency. Chadiza District Commissioner George Phiri confirmed the purchase of maize in various FRA depots to ZANIS on Friday 30th July, 2021. Mr. Phiri appealed to the rest of farmers to bring...

Employ standard electoral procedures, Mundia Paul Hakoola prods Kakoma Kanganja

… Zambia needs free, fair and credible elections, pleads CLRI By Derrick Sinjela CONTINENTAL Leadership Research Institute (CLRI) Executive Director Mundia Paul Hakoola says Zambia is in dire need of electoral procedures to guide how stakeholders shall operate with barely 15 days before the Thursday 12th August 2021 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Election. In a Wednesday 28th July 2021 Media Statement, Mr. Hakoola flashed a card in the face of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. Kakoma Kanganja for a Monday 26th July 2021 Media Statement urging political parties to desist from distribution of face masks and sanitizers...

MultiChoice Donates Critical Medical Supplies to Surgical Society of Zambia (SSZ) to Help Combat Covid-19

By Chilufya Mwelwa, Head of Corporate Affairs; Chilufya.Mwelwa@zm.multichoice.com Lusaka, Zambia MULTICHOICE has donated critical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and supplies worth K225,000 to Surgical Society of Zambia (SSZ) to help the country with the fight against Covid-19 and strengthen its response efforts. Over the past months, Zambia has seen a spike in both Covid-19 cases and related deaths, with the healthcare system being stretched to its limits as more than 1000 new cases are identified and reported per day. During a Tuesday 27th July, 2021 presentation, MultiChoice Zambia, Chief Customer Officer, Mrs. Leah Kooma said a surge in Covid-19 cases...

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