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As demonstrations exploded across the United States, journalists have been assaulted, pepper-sprayed, shot with rubber bullets, and arrested on live television

View this email in your browser Dear Jean, In the last several days, as demonstrations exploded across the United States, journalists have been assaulted, pepper-sprayed, shot with rubber bullets, and arrested on live television. The scale of abuses is unprecedented in recent American history, and CPJ has swung into action to support journalists covering the protests and to hold accountable those who abuse their authority and violate press freedom. As an organization of journalists, CPJ’s first order of business is always to gather the facts and fully report events. There have been as many as 90 separate incidents involving attacks...

Lafarge and Zambian Breweries breathe life into UNZA ventilator project

Lafarge and Zambian Breweries breathe life into UNZA ventilator project

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Lafarge Zambia and Zambian Breweries have donated K100,000 to the University of Zambia (UNZA) School of Engineering to help develop the nation’s first prototype ventilator. The two giants of industry are backing the UNZA innovation as part of their wider support to the fight against COVID-19. Lafarge Chief Executive Officer Jimmy J Khan said health and safety is Lafarge’s core value, thus the health and safety of our communities, customers, suppliers and transporters was of great importance to the company. “With the increase in COVID-19 cases around the country, the need for ventilators has never been as compelling as now. That is why...

National Revolution Party *Presidential Statement Read During A Media Briefing* Wednesday 3rd June 2020 by NRP President Dr. Cosmo Mumba

National Revolution Party (NRP) *Presidential Statement Read During A Media Briefing* Wednesday 3rd June 2020 Ndeke Hotel Lusaka AS National Revolution Party (NRP), we wish to state that there is need for the people of Zambia to be Patriotic Citizens if the country is to develop. When things are going on well in the country, we expect people to give credit and applaud as opposed to just keeping quiet because of being ashamed. The opposition should NOT be ashamed but give credit where it is due. It is by this thaf we as a progressive party we would like to...

“Zambia’s gold is for Zambians,” insists UPND President Hakainde Hichilema

ZAMBIA’S GOLD IS FOR ZAMBIANS. By Hakainde Hichilema, UPND President. The United Party for National Development ( UPND) has taken keen interest in the recent Joint Ventures announced by ZCCM pertaining to gold processing in Zambia, being a Public Interest Entity majority owned by the people of Zambia. We have taken note of the statement issued by Barnaby Mulenga, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development, and ZCCM Non-Executive Director on 24 May 2020 clarifying matters related to the joint ventures, the parties involved, and how Zambia stands to benefit. We also note the statement issued...

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu appoints Davies Chama and Elizabeth Phiri as Patriotic Front Members of the Central Committee

Tuesday 2nd June 2020 *Re: Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu appoints Hon Davies Chama as Patriotic Front Deputy National Chairperson and Elizabeth Phiri as Chairperson Industries Front (PF) Party President and President of the Republic of Zambia His Excellency Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu has made the following appointments: I. Hon Davies Chama, MP, MCC and Minister of Defence becomes Deputy National Chairperson of Patriotic Front Central Committee with Immediate effect. He will deputize Hon Samuel Mukupa, MCC, Patriotic Front National Chairperson. II. Hon Elizabeth Phiri, MP Minister of Gender, has been appointed to Patriotic Front Central Committee and takes up the...

LCC gives Chicago’s, four others 24 hours ultimatum

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE USE LCC GIVES CHICAGOS, FOUR OTHERS 24 HOURS ULTIMATUM Lusaka- Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 Lusaka City Council (LCC) has given Chicagos at East Park Mall and four others 24 hours ultimatum to show cause why their licences should not be revoked for contravening public health guidelines. Based on LCC investigations and video footage, it has been established that Chicagos management over the weekend allowed their premises to operate as a bar and night club and unsatisfactory practice of social distancing. The violations contravene the provisions of Statutory Instrument Nos. 21 and 22 of 2020 made under...

Hot TV Zambia ‘Brick and Mortar’ done and Iaunching Tuesday 2nd September, 2020 brags Oscar Chavula

Today we begin a new journey as Hot TV. Brick and Mortar is done! Our Iaunch is Tuesday 2nd September, 2020. Our wheels are in motion now and I wish to serve notice to on lookers and detractors alike. It’s exactly 3 months from launch. I have had incessant nay sayers at every turn in life. Many have felt I live on the edge and dangerously so. Some have laughed me to scorn while others have chuckled behind my back until the joke isn’t funny anymore! If I listened to those professional fear mongers I’d be living a very boring...

Ntalasha Chisha writes to Zambian Political Party SGs to allocate 25% adoptions for 2021 to differently-abled

By Francis Chipalo@NewAge News As an organization that seeks to empower the underprivileged people in communities, we are hereby appealing to all political parties to consider allocating at least 25 % of Adoptions in the Forth Coming General Elections for 2021 to Persons Living with Disabilities, Born Short Living Tall (BSLT) Executive Director Ntalasha Chisha has said. According to a letter addressed to secretary generals of political parties and made available to NewAge News, Chisha said taking such an action would break the discriminatory and segregatory barriers that currently exist in politics where there was less participation by differently abled...

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