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Where Is Our Bill? Zambian CSOs call for Tabling of the TOBACCO CONTROL LEGISLATION before Parliament

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda THE six (6) member Zambia Consortium on Tobacco Control has reiterated a  call urging  the Zambian Government, though Health Minister Dr. Jonas  Kamima Chanda to table tobacco control legislation (the “Tobacco Control Bill”) before Parliament adjourns sine die on Wednesday 12th May 2021. In a Wednesday 17th March Press Release circulated by Zambia Media Network  Against Tobacco (ZAMNAT) National Chairperson Paxina Phiri, the CSOs believe that tabling of  The Tobacco Control Bill is in essence domestication of the World Health Organization  Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (“WHO FCTC”) to which Zambia became a...

Highvie Hamududu calls for Policy Consistency in Zambia

  By Derrick Sinjela PARTY of National Unity and Progress (PNUP) President Highvie Hamududu has criticized the government’s habit of changing policies like a ‘Yoyo’ literally translated as a a unwise, insane, or unpredictable person. In a Saturday 20th March 2021 video, PNUP President Hamududu reiterated an evidence-based thinking that nations are built on clear, consistent, superior and predictable policies. Mr. Hamududu said government policies should be based on short to medium term, and long-term strategies. Mr. Hamududu observed that these predictable and clear policies must be accompanied by the right leadership that provides the matching political will to be...

Highvie Hamududu’s Party of National Unity & Progress tours Zambia

  By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda   PARTY of National Unity & Progress (PNUP) President Highvie Hamududu’s visit to farmers of Kalumbila area of North Western Province was a success and has been described by the party membership in the province as a long overdue mobilisation and familisation tour.   Earlier, flanked by PNUP Secretary General (SG) Kasote Singogo and Lusaka Province Coordinator and Chairperson for lands Kauta Mantunta Mwale, Mr. Hamududu shared a message of youth progress, with Radio Icengelo journalist, in Kitwe during a spirited mobilisation exercise on the Copperbelt and North Western Provinces.   As...

13 Herbs that can help you lose weight

By Rainbow Health Writer I am Ruth Miti from Kabwe and more than a third of my friends had excess body fat that is to say that extra weight especially as fat around the waist, my weight was 105kg at the age of 34, I felt it the overweight could to health issues9. Shedding pounds was the only way that may prevent ,slow or reverse many of the health issues that came along such as trouble breathing since larger bodies may prevent the lungs from expanding fully and breathing muscles may not work well with obesity ,other health issues were...

Robert Katumba Kamalata eyes Mwinilunga parley seat

Robert Katumba Kamalata eyes Mwinilunga parley seat By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda FORMER Senior Private Secretary to Dr. Guy Lindsay Scott, Robert Katumba Kamalata is in the race to Parliament seeking to represent for Mwinilunga Constituency, in the North-Western Province of Zambia. Mr. Kamalata successfully filled in his adoption papers at Mwinilunga UPND constituency office on Thursday 18th March 2021 before Mwinilunga Constituency Secretary Mr. Silver Kachong’u and Constituency Acting Chairperson Ms. Edith Mashindi. Mr Kamalata, who served in the Office of the Vice President as Senior Private Secretary for Dr. Guy Lindsay Scott is standing on the...

Thursday 11th March 2021 Press Release by Interim United National Independence Party (UNIP) President Lt. Col. Henry Muyoba (Rtd)

Thursday 11th March 2021 Press Release 10:00hrs – 11:00hrs VENUE: Plot189 Villa Elizabetha next to ZRA on Luanshya Road United National Independence Party By Lt Col. Henry Muyoba (Rtd) Interim UNIP President CELL: +260977513304 I wish to welcome members of the press, all ladies and gentlemen to this UNIP press briefing and kindly feel at home. I wish in the first place to state that I am one of the aspiring UNIP presidential candidates and with what I shall do for Zambian people. My political experience background is as follows. – I joined UNIP in 1959 as a freedom fighter and I...

Republic of Zambia Report of the Joint Committee of the Committee on Media, Information and Communication Technologies and the Committee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill, N.A.B. No. 2 of 2021 for the Fifth Session of the Twelfth National Assembly

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON MEDIA, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE CYBER SECURITY AND CYBER CRIMES BILL, N.A.B. NO. 2 OF 2021 FOR THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE TWELFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Published by the National Assembly of Zambia REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON MEDIA, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE CYBER SECURITY AND CYBER CRIMES BILL, N.A.B. NO. 2 OF 2021 FOR THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE TWELFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TABLE...

Market Announcement – CEC Judicial Review Application

Market Announcement – CEC Judicial Review Application In accordance with Section 3.4(b) of the Lusaka Securities Exchange Listings Requirements (“LuSE Listings Requirements”), the Board of Directors of Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (“CEC” or “the Company”) wishes to inform shareholders and the market that following the Minister of Energy’s declaration of CEC’s transmission and distribution lines as common carrier through the promulgation of SI No. 57 of 2020 dated 29th May 2020, and the subsequent decision of the Energy Regulation Board of 31st May 2020, directing a wheeling tariff equivalent to 30% of CEC’s standard network tariff, the Company took the decision to...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino praises African “team spirit”

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O3SNXRa4rU) FIFA President praises African “team spirit” RABAT, Morocco, March 12, 2021/ — FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has stressed the importance of “team spirit” to project African football to the top of the world in his address to the 43rd CAF Ordinary and Elective General Assembly that took place today in Rabat. “We know the values of football, but the most important value is team spirit. This is the team spirit that we have witnessed these days in Africa”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV1UJklCchk Referring to the future of African football, the FIFA President said: “I have already said it, and I say it...

Let us harness hidden talents in children, prods Mark Chilongu

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela AFRICA Directions Executive Director Mark Chilongu has appealed to parents in Zambia and globally to help their biological children and young people under their care to juggle school and an extra talent as ‘putting all eggs in one academic basket’ is not good. The Africa Directions Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who  has passion for children’s welfare said though  many children have a good direction and focus on academic and theoretical activities, young people still have the convincing ability to excel and succeed in recreational and vocational use of hands in performing arts and...

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