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Stanbic Bank – Zambia in Bribery Investigations!

Stanbic Bank – Zambia in Bribery Investigations!

BY DERRICK SINJELA I have warned the nation about the conduct of Stanbic Bank Limited in Africa and how the bank has the ability to do anything to have their way. I have received backlashes from those that have questioned my investigative journalistic skills. Now as I write I know that the investigative wings in Zambia are probing Stanbic Zambia Limited on bribery charges. What are the facts in my latest findings, well about K75, 000 was paid out from Stanbic to a Government Official at Radisson Blue Hotel on 21st September 2016 at about 13:22hrs. This amount was paid...

Study highlights refugees’ potential to contribute to Zambia’s economy

By UNHCR Zambia Public Information Unit +260 979585832 Monday 13 March 2017 A research in Zambia, dubbed ‘Refugee Economies Study’, whose findings have been presented to both the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and UNHCR, shows that refugees and former refugees (whose status has ceased) are, in various ways, contributing positively to Zambia’s economy, and have the potential to contribute further to national development if legal and other obstacles are removed. The study, was conducted by researchers from the Institute of Economic and Social Research (INESOR) of the University of Zambia, in technical partnership with the Refugee Studies...

ZIPAR INVITATION MEDIA EDITORS LUNCH-IMF

ZIPAR INVITATION MEDIA EDITORS LUNCH-IMF

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) cordially invites you to a lunch discussion for Editors from selected mainstream media houses at the Radisson Blu Hotel from 11:00 – 13:30 hours on Thursday 16 March 2017. ZIPAR will present a policy brief titled: “Economic Distress and the Inevitability of an Economic Recovery Programme”. Given the importance of the media in raising awareness among citizens on the necessity of an Economic Recovery Programme (ERP) and prospects of an IMF supported programme, this meeting will equip Editors with knowledge on discussing the economic case for an IMF supported ERP. We...

Zambia Under 20 faces herculean Senegal

Zambia Under 20 faces herculean Senegal

By Derrick Sinjela and John Dino Banda ZAMBIA Under 20 national soccer team today encounters Senegal in the Total 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) at the Lusaka’s Heroes Stadium. At the tournament Zambia in the tournament topped Group A with 9 points while Senegal topped Group B with 6 points thus making the teams to have something in common. To reach the finals Zambia beat South Africa 1 goal to nil in the 115th minute in the second half of extra time and Guinea via a 1 nil score line. And despite alleged usage of charms by the Senegalese...

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung  Resident Director  Helmut Elischer courts young people

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Resident Director Helmut Elischer courts young people

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday 11 MARCH,2017 PRESS RELEASE The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung has launched the youth leadership development programme for emerging young leaders in Zambia aimed at enhancing their leadership capacities and familiarizing them with the core values of social democracy-freedom, justice and solidarity. Speaking at the launch of the programme in Lusaka, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Resident Director Mr Helmut Elischer said the programme will help to develop a cadre of future political and social leaders from different political persuasions and different walks of life. Mr Elischer said time has come for the youths in Zambia to be empowered with...

Tilyenji Chanda Kaunda rekindles mines nationalisations

Tilyenji Chanda Kaunda rekindles mines nationalisations

Tilyenji Chanda Kaunda rekindles mines nationalisations By Derrick Sinjela, Sibeso ‘Sibs’ Nalufu and Fullman James Mukobeko UNITED National Independence Party (UNIP) President Tilyenji Kaunda has emphasized the need for Government to nationalize mines in Zambia, charging that investors have done little to empower Zambians despite reaping billions of dollars from the country’s minerals. Speaking in an interview with Pan African Radio, Kaunda said it is unfortunate that Zambians have not benefited from mineral incomes that have however mainly benefited only western nations. Kaunda said it is unfortunate that people that voted for the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in 1991...

Stop it, UPND SG Steven Katuka warns Kennedy Kamba

Stop it, UPND SG Steven Katuka warns Kennedy Kamba

By Derrick Sinjeal and Fulman James Mukobeko UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Secretary General Steven Katuka has disclosed that the Patriotic Front (PF) led by its Lusaka District Chairperson Kennedy Kamba has been holding clandestine meetings scheming to frustrate the Presidential Petition that resumes sitting on 15th March 2017. Katuka said his office has received reports that the PF have been having meetings to cause chaos while wearing UPND party regalia to paint a bad picture to the international community that the opposition UPND is a violent party in Zambia. Katuka said the reports came from staunch PF cadres...

First Lady Esther Lungu arrives in New York, optimistic to use UN conference to lobby for resources to support women and girls’ empowerment in Zambia

First Lady Esther Lungu arrives in New York, optimistic to use UN conference to lobby for resources to support women and girls’ empowerment in Zambia

Media Statement For Immediate Release ZM/NY/J/101/4/1 No. …/2017 NEW YORK, Saturday, 11 March, 2017 – The First Lady of the Republic of Zambia Mrs Esther Lungu arrived in New York on Saturday, and expressed optimism that her high-profile engagements at the Sixty-First session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) will help Zambia mobilise resources for women and girls’ empowerment. Mrs. Lungu – who is a strong advocate for women empowerment, safe motherhood, protection of the girl child, promotion of rights for persons with disabilities and fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) – was speaking to Zambian journalists...

Unemployment worries Macdonald Chipenzi

Unemployment worries Macdonald Chipenzi

By Fulman James Mukobeko and Jessie Zimba ELECTORAL Expert Macdonald Chipenzi says it is difficult to celebrate youth day in Zambia because the majority of young people are languishing in poverty due to high unemployment levels. Speaking in an interview with Pan African Radio, Chipenzi said as Zambia celebrate youth day, it is important that Zambians reflect on why over 50 years after independence unemployment levels, remains a huge challenge in Zambia. Chipenzi said in the past when a child completes school it was automatically that employment was certain for a child, affirming that nowadays it is regrettable that things...

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