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CONTENT PIRACY: MAKING CAREERS DISAPPEAR … MEDIA RELEASE

CONTENT PIRACY: MAKING CAREERS DISAPPEAR … MEDIA RELEASE Content piracy is reducincsg opportunities for young creators to earn a living from their work. But the most insidious impact of entertainment content theft is how it undermines Africa’s ability to tell its own stories. As content channels have evolved to provide entertainment on a plethora of devices and platforms, content piracy has evolved along with it. Where piracy once involved banks of recording devices and cassette tapes, today, sophisticated stream-ripping technology is used to illegally redistribute content from online platforms. Producers, studios, and rights-holders find themselves in a technology arms race...

FRA COMMENCES TRADING OF SOYA BEANS ON THE ZAMACE PLATFORM

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRA COMMENCES TRADING OF SOYA BEANS ON THE ZAMACE PLATFORM DATE: Wednesday 25TH OCTOBER 2023 The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has commenced the selling of one hundred thousand metric tonnes (100,000 MTs) of soya beans on the Zambian Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE) platform. ZAMACE is a transparent market place for the trading of commodities, certification of storage sites, grading and valuation of stored commodities under warehouse receipts, as well as an enabler for the financial sector to finance warehouse receipts. It is an exclusively mandated entity prescribed to carry out this mandate under the Agricultural Credits...

United States Strengthens Investment in Lobito Corridor

By Derrick Sinjela United States (U.S.) Acting Special Coordinator for the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, Helaina Matza, traveled to Zambia October 19 and 20 to advance U.S., Zambian, and EU efforts to develop the Lobito Economic Corridor and the Zambia-Lobito greenfield railway, which connects the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia with global markets through Angola. The Lobito Corridor has the potential to generate significant economic benefits for Zambians by upgrading critical infrastructure, expanding export possibilities, boosting the regional circulation of goods, and promoting job creation and regional travel. The primary objective of Special Coordinator Matza’s visit...

NGOCC’s Grace Manyonga Sinkamba toasts Zambia’s 59th Independence Day

…women and children, continue to bear the heavy brunt of poverty- NGOCC By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) Chairperson Grace Manyonga Sinkamba commemorated Zambia’s 59th year since political independence was attained from British colonisers on Saturday, 24th October 1964. Commemoorated the the theme: “Accelerating national development through equitable distribution of resources,” Ms. Manyonga- Sinkamba says the women’s movement is equally celebrating the gallant women and men that fought for Zambia’s political liberation. In a Tuesday, 24th October, 2023 Press Statement circulated NGOCC Public Relations Officer (PRO) Ms. Fridah Nkonde- Mubanga, Ms. Manyonga- Sinkamba reiterated...

Dr. Fred M’membe extols KK, Kapwepwe, Nkumbula and peers

  By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela President of the Socialist Party Dr. Fred M’membe Zambia is not only time to casually celebrate freedom but prods citizens to express gratitude to those who made it possible to gain political liberty. Dr. M’membe recollected that the journey to independence was marked by sacrifices and incomparable determination. Acknowledging forefathers led by former First Republican President, the late Dr. Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda, former Republican Vce President, the late Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe and founder of the African National Congress (ANC), the late Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula, Dr. M’membe says the responsibility to honour those...

Zambia’s 59th Uhuru time to reflect, prods TI-Z ‘s Maurice Kalaluka Nyambe

By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) Executive Director Maurice Kalaluka Nyambe tags Zambia’s 59th Independence anniversary as not just a commemoration of the historical struggle for self-determination, but a vivid reminder of our continued commitment as a country to achieving true democracy and good governance, premised on a relentless fight against corruption. In a Tuesday, 24th October, 2023 circulated by TI-Z Communications Officer, Ms. Zanji Valerie Sinkala, Mr. Nyambe says the 2023 Independence Day is yet another opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made in different aspects over the last 59 years, and to...

Ukama Ustawi Scaling Fund Launch – Advancing Climate Resilience and Innovation in East and Southern Africa

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Distribution   Ukama Ustawi Scaling Fund Launch – Advancing Climate Resilience and Innovation in East and Southern Africa   Nairobi, Kenya, 23 October 2023 — The CGIAR Initiative on Diversification in East and Southern Africa, also known as Ukama Ustawi is thrilled to announce the Launch of the Ukama Ustawi Scaling Fund – an event to which members of the press are invited to attend in person and/or virtually on 25 October 2023 from 12:00 to 13:00 ‎(UTC+3)‎ at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi, Kenya. The Scaling Fund, coordinated by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), focuses on supporting innovation scaling to...

Israel Mushoke, Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, and Lata Jehendra Shah face alleged fraudulent trespass charge before Livingstone Chief Resident Magistrate Julius Malata

Israel Mushoke, Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, and Lata Jehendra Shah face alleged fraudulent trespass charge before Livingstone Chief Resident Magistrate Julius Malata

By Staff Writer in Livingstone,  Southern Province, Zambia A 55-year-old man informed the Livingstone Magistrate’s Court that a plot number, which was canceled in the system, he does not expect to be offered or given to anyone. This case involves Israel Mushoke, Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, and Lata Jehendra Shah, who face a series of charges related to alleged fraudulent activities and trespass incidents. Israel Mushoke, aged 54, and Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, aged 65, both businessmen, stand accused of procuring the execution of documents by false pretenses. The alleged offense occurred between January 1, 2022, and June 30, 2022....

Women and Youth deserve land and resources, AAZ’s Jovina Nawenzake prods Zambian Government

By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela On the eve of Zambia’s 59th Independence anniversary that falls tomorrow Tuesday, 24th October 2023, ActionAid Zambia (AAZ) Interim Country Director (ICD) Ms. Jovina Nawenzake describes the theme: “Accelerating National Development Through Equitable Disbursement of Resources”, as resonating with the current economic struggles confronting women and youths. Ms. Nawenzake says Zambians can only proudly celebrate their liberty from colonialism if most of the people especially women have access to land which in return can help this majority population build a decent future by way of engaging in economic activities. Ms. Nawenzake reiterated that sovereignty...

17-year-old Josephine Kampole, a Zambian 🇿🇲 lass at 2023 Children’s General Assembly in Denmark 🇩🇰 Billund the Capital of Children

*BILLUND THE CAPITAL OF CHILDREN* Here is the story of a Zambian girl who conquered the Zambezi, the Sahara, and the Mountain Kilimanjaro to find her way to the Children’s General Assembly of 2023 in Billund, Denmark. You think it’s Luck? Between September 19 and 21, 2023, participants met in the Capital of Children, Billund, Denmark to discuss, collaborate, create, and consolidate their shared perspectives and solutions to current world issues. My Name is Josephine Kampole, I’m a 17-year-old girl from Lusaka, Zambia, who is not as important as you may think this lass ‘girl’ is. I am a Child...

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