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President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema deserves serious team support, to achieve power generation game change, Dr.. Nevers Sekwila Mumba dares State House technocrats

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema deserves serious team support, to achieve power generation game change, Dr.. Nevers Sekwila Mumba dares State House technocrats 🛑ATTENTION‼️ Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba says THIS COULD BE A SERIOUS GAME CHANGER IF WELL IMPLEMENTED. KUDOS THE THE PRESIDENT AND HIS TEAM. HH Writes : Fellow citizens, We have today witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a landmark Joint Development Agreement (JDA) between Zambia and the United Arab Emirates, aimed at facilitating massive investment in renewable energy in our country. This MoU and JDA will see ZESCO partner with MASDAR, a key investment...

Nagging electricity power outages making Zambians destitute, laments GLZ’s Lance Sannie

                        By Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela GENERATION Lead Zambia (GLZ) Media Director Lance Sannie Banda is concerned over the nagging status of power outages in the country. According to a Wednesday, 18th January, 2023 Press Release on ‘The Impact of Load-shedding on The Cost of Living’, Mr. Banda held a view that mostly ongoing power outages affect the overall economic as no one is spared from the staggered 12- hour- black outs implemented by Zesco Limited. As Zambia depends on the hydro power as a means of...

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement Friday, 13th January, 2023

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement Friday, 13th January, 2023 LOAD SHEDDING TO ADVERSELY IMPACT THE MOST VULNERABLE AMIDST THE HIGH COST OF LIVING The cost of living for a family of five as measured by the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) for the month of December 2022 in Lusaka stood at K8,982.82. This reflects a K 415.62 increase from the K8567.2 recorded in November, 2022. The upward movement in the basket is attributed to increased prices in food items such as 4kg onion which...

International Labour Organization (ILO) ADG & RDA Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon dates President Hakainde Hichilema

International Labour Organization (ILO) ADG & RDA Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon dates President Hakainde Hichilema By Malvin Nkhoma, Henry Chunza, Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela INTERNATIONAL Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General (ADG) and Regional Director for Africa (RDA), Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon arrives in Zambia on Sunday, 15th January, 2023 to attend the annual Retreat for ILO Directors in Africa in Lusaka from Wednesday, 18th to Friday, 20th January, 2023. Prior to the Retreat, convened under the theme: ‘Delivering of the 2019 Abidjan Declaration for ILO constituents in Africa and implementation of the Global Coalition on Social Justice’,...

STATEMENT ON MEASURES TO ADDRESS COVID 19 AND DIARRHEAL DISEASES DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, HON. GARY NKOMBO, MP. ON Friday, 13TH JANUARY, 2023

Comprehensive Press Statement issued by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon Gary Nkombo, MP, Friday, 13th January, 2023. REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT STATEMENT ON MEASURES TO ADDRESS COVID 19 AND DIARRHEAL DISEASES DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, HON. GARY NKOMBO, MP. ON Friday, 13TH JANUARY, 2023 Prepared by: Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development LUSAKA Members of the press Ladies and gentlemen Country men and women I welcome you to this press briefing today. As you may recall, the Honourable Minister of Health, yesterday, presented...

COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province

COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province

  COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province By John T. Njovu COMMUNITY Markets for Conservation (COMACO) operates out-grower schemes in poor communities to supply it with agro-products for its factory. It produces mealie meal (milled maize), peanut butter and, refines and bottles honey. It has been operating in the Nyalugwe chiefdom for almost two decades. An outgrower scheme is an economic system that is commonly being used by foreign owned companies and social enterprises in Zambia. Mainly due to poor service delivery of the government (bad governance), poor citizens are at the mercy of exploitative companies and social enterprises. The...

  Socialist Party central committee member Barbra Maramwidze writes: WHAT we see in the UPND today, the lack of a sense of direction, a lack of vision and the lies, remind us of the hard truth that Dr Fred M’membe spoke of before the 2021 elections: ababufi balaya ifingi. We heard so many promises but have seen the opposite being done. Many Zambians are in shock. Has the UPND abandoned its manifesto? If it has, which plan or manifesto is it now implementing? The current 12-hour blackouts are painful, and what makes them more frustrating is that we don’t know...

Zambezi Magic kickstarts the new year on an exciting note with returning favourites Uncle Limbani and Date My Family

  Zambezi Magic kickstarts the new year on an exciting note with returning favourites Uncle Limbani and Date My Family Wednesday, 4th January, 2023 Press Release Lusaka, Zambia: Zambezi Magic has an exciting new year planned for our viewers! Two audience favourites are returning for new seasons this January – a good reason for Uncle Limbani and Date My Family Zambia fans to celebrate! The raucous comedy Uncle Limbani’s season 3 premieres on 6 January 2023, while the hilarious dating reality series Date My Family Zambia returns for season 4 on 29 January 2023. “As a premium content channel, Zambezi...

Leadership Movement and Dr. Richard Silumbe ready to work with Zambian media

    By Henry  Chunza  Leadership Movement (LM) President Dr. Richard Silumbe says his party and its leadership will always consider the media as its biggest partner and not using them as tools as other political parties think of them. Dr. Silumbe said that they as a party, want to grow with the media in Zambia, work with them until the end of time because the successes that the country will depends on how informed the public are. Dr. Silumbe said that media houses in the country should be part and parcel what is happening in the world by ensuring...

PHRESH Off The Runway ends 2022 with an Exciting Fashion Show

Phresh Off The Runway, a Zambian fashion show promotion platform concluded the year 2022 in a grand style when it hosted it’s second annual fashion show in Lusaka, reports FRANCIS LUNGU. The second annual “Phresh Off The Runway” Fashion Show that attracted a wide range and multifaceted skilled designers and fashion lovers was held on December 18 at Best Western Plus Hotel. The event was orchestrated and spearheaded by one of Zambia’s Top Models, Precious Ng’oma. Under the directive and initiative of Precious, the fashion show aims at creating a platform on which both local and international fashion designers, models,...

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