Category: Sports

Ordaining Youths Key to Church Growth, Responsibility Elder Dube

Ashton Kelly Bunda CHURCH of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Zimbabwe mission Elder Dube’s ordinance of baptism is only pathway to keeping the covenant with the savior Jesus Christ. Speaking during the annual general meeting that took place on Sunday 11th of September 2022 at Lusaka stake elder Dube said ordaining young people and setting the apart to receive Aaronic and Melchezideck priesthood will instill responsibility as they will mentally prepare themselves to serve a mission in the near future. Elder Dube who quoted the book of Moroni Chapter 4 verse 3 to explain importance of renewing God’s covenant...

Tax Platform: Climate Change, COVID 9, Conflict, IFF threaten Africa’s Growth-APNIFFT

  By Jeff Kapembwa AFRICA must unify in a Pan African manner to overcome the gurgling effects of Climate Change, COVID 19, conflicts amid frightening loses in taxes spurred by Illicit Financial Flows dwarfing the continent’s economic growth, a leading tax think tank has warned.   The threatening shocks buffeting the continent urgently demand quality and determined leadership to respond to shocks across multiple domains through adaptations and built resilience in a concerted manner to alleviate the drivers of such crises to delay their effects on the already fragile and highly indebted economies.   Speaking at a four-day-conference for African...

PARA-BADMINTON ATHLETES WIN SIX MEDALS IN THE AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

By Noah Silomba It’s a medal season for Team Zambia as athletes from different sports disciplines have continued to make headlines by reaping medals at different major competitions. Just like President Hakainde Hichilema had disclosed that ‘Zambia is back in the champions league his words have proven to have motivated athletes to excel more as this is evident from the number of medals and success stories the nation has recently continued to record. To this effect, Zambian athletes who participated at the Africa Para-Badminton Championship held in Kampala Uganda from 19 to 24 September have come back home with (1)...

World Vision Zambia Parley Health Alliance cheers Wanga Saili

By Bunda Ashton Kelly (BAK2BAK) WORLD Vision Zambia Director for Advocacy and Communications Wanga Saili says preventable Neo natal complications such as Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Malaria, HIV and AIDS and Malnutrition have continued taking lives of the majority of children under the age of five. Speaking during the launch of the Monday, 30th March, 2015 Zambia Alliance for Maternal Neonatal and Child Health at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, Ms. Saili emphasized that a great partnership has started following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambian parliamentarians. An elated Ms  Saili, pointed out that World Vision Zambia stood ready to combine...

ZDA, United Capital Fertiliser signs an IPPA guaranteeing safety of more than $400m fertilizer production investment

                    GOVERNMENT through the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has signed an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited, a subsidiary of Wonderful Group of Companies, reports Francis Lungu. The IPPA is intended to achieve two aspect of business investment; firstly it gives an extra layer to an investor that their investment is protected by Government and it also provides incentives such as easing licensing procedures, tax consideration and even immigration issues that ZDA facilitates on behalf of an investor. The United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited committed...

Rodney Malindi Sikumba unveils Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Board🇿🇲”

By DERRICK SINJELA Tourism Minister Rodney Malindi Sikumba has unveiled the new Board of the Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA). While the process of enacting a new board took long, Mr. Sikumba having a team of men and women giving corporate governance direction to the Zambia Tourism Agency, guarantees ZTA’s role in marketing tourism. From the outset Sikumba stated that the responsibilities of the ZTA involve providing direction to the agency, establishing a policy-based governance system, setting strategic goals, providing leadership and over-sight to ensure that Zambia Tourism Agency achieves its mandate. The following are the Board Members; 1. Mr. Daniel...

United Nations Development Programme REMARKS DELIVERED BY LIONEL LAURENS UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AT GREEN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 22nd and 23rd September 2022 RADISSON BLU

  United Nations Development Programme REMARKS DELIVERED BY LIONEL LAURENS UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AT GREEN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 22nd and 23rd September 2022 RADISSON BLU GUEST OF HONOR HON. COLLINS NZOVU – MINISTER OF GREEN ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS PRESENT COLLEAGUES FROM THE UN HERE PRESENT DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN 1. INTRODUCTION IT IS MY HONOR AND PRIVILEGE TO JOIN YOU HERE TODAY FOR THE OPENING OF THE GREEN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONFERENCE IS TO CREATE A PLATFORM FOR INTERACTION AMONG POLICY MAKERS, TECHNICAL EXPERTS, THE CSO/NGOS, THE PRIVATE SECTOR, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND ACADEMIA WITH...

Views on corruption drive attitude to tax systems across the globe

Thursday, 22 September, 2022  Press  Release VIEWS on corruption drive attitude to tax systems across the globe Trust in tax systems is at its highest when taxpayers perceive low levels of corruption and diversion of funds Taxpayers’ attitudes about paying taxes correlate closely with perceived levels of corruption, according to a major new study, Public Trust in Tax, by accountancy bodies ACCA and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). A survey of 5,900 people across 14 countries – many in developing economies – found that trust in tax systems is lower when taxpayers perceive higher levels of corruption and diversion...

Helping Chalo a film about Tobacco Harm Reduction premiered

  … Mwape is using digital storytelling to amplify unheard narratives and foster conversations and training on tobacco harm reduction. By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (20-09-2022-Zambia24) – An international multi-award-winning filmmaker who premiered recently launched a film called ‘Helping Chalo’ at the Numetro Cinema in Lusaka he is advocating for safer methods. Emmanuel Mwape told journalists in an event launched on 9th September 22 event that was attended by local health personnel, media personalities, content creators and the general public tells the story touches on various subjects that border on human rights, nicotine products, cessation, drug control, tobacco control, drug laws,...

UPND dining with Tobacco Industry at the expense of Zambians, protests ZAMNAT’s Paxina Phiri

By Maria Sunga and DERRICK SINJELA Zambia Media Network Against Tobacco (ZAMNAT) President Paxina Phiri is disappointed at the way the United Party for National Development (UPND) ‘New Dawn Alliance Administration’ is treating the Tobacco Control Bill as indulgence with the tobacco industry is clearly evident. In a Wednesday, 21st August, 2022 Press Statement -, a worried Ms. Phiri said it is shocking to note that the tobacco industry through the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and industry (ZACCI) invited the Ministry of Health to a round table meeting when the government, according to article 5:3 of the World Health Organizations...

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