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*POLITICAL TEMPERATURE IN ZAMBIA 🇿🇲 DECEMBER 2022*. *By : Dr. Edgar Ng’oma ~Political Analyst* .

*A MUST READ* *POLITICAL TEMPERATURE IN ZAMBIA 🇿🇲 DECEMBER 2022*. *By : Dr. Edgar Ng’oma ~Political Analyst* . In 2019 I did an article entitled as above; *POLITICAL TEMPERATURE IN ZAMBIA* ” In that article where I did a political weather focus for that day and the election in 2021. For those who remember that political focus, everything which was written happened exactly 💯 word by word. I wrote among many things that if general elections were held that day UPND and President Hakainde Hichilema would carry the day and form government. I did not only say that I went...

Zambia’s Nshima Politics ….Friday, 9th December, 2022

Zambia’s Nshima Politics By DERRICK SINJELA Friday, 9th December, 2022 Zambia, or Hakainde Sammy Hichilema (HSH7) faces three major huddles to prosperity; high income Inequality; high poverty and high unemployment! For HSH7 to win the Thursday, 13th August, 2026 election, the UPND Alliance New Dawn Administration must deliver money in people’s pockets, ameliorate ease poverty and attain these targets through job creation. Failing to improve economic plight of citizens, inability to eradicate poverty and letting unemployment blossom will act as reason for people to replace Hakainde Hichilema with Socialist Party Zambia President Dr Fred Namakando M’membe. As stated time without...

Fertilizer supply value chain in stiff focus!

    By Kelvin Chisanga (African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) Conference Participant and Presenter) AS we end-up day two today of AFAP Regional Public-Private Dialogue, here are some few things that I presented to the forum of experts and industry captains gathered at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, a participation which was drawn from seven African nations and the meeting has run from 7-8th December, 2022 under the tutelage support of COMESA-ACTESA. Zambia’s total fertilizer capacity required per annum is around the region of about 850,000 metric tons and its total value is around USD 400 million which also...

CiSCA Statement on Renewed Calls for the Restoration of the Barotseland Agreement of 1964

CiSCA Statement on Renewed Calls for the Restoration of the Barotseland Agreement of 1964 By Judith Mulenga, CiSCA Chairperson Lusaka, Tuesday, 6th December 2022 The Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) strongly appeals to the representatives of the Barotse Royal Establishment, who attended the National Convention on the Constitution of 2013 at Mulungushi Conference Centre, hosted by the Technical Committee on Drafting the Zambian Constitution to disclose what was discussed between them and State House concerning the Barotseland Agreement. As CiSCA we recall that the Barotseland Agreement together with the abolition of the death penalty and the upper age limit for...

A look at 16 – Nation – Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC Secretariat The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat is the principal executive institution of SADC, responsible for strategic planning, co-ordination and management of SADC programmes. It is also responsible for the implementation of decisions of SADC policy and institutions such as the Summit, the Troikas and Council of Ministers. It is headed by an Executive Secretary and has its headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana. The Secretariat is guided by Institutional Vision and Mission. H.E. Mr Elias M. Magosi Executive Secretary H.E. Elias M. Magosi is a national of the Republic of Botswana who was sworn in on 18th August, 2021...

Statement delivered by His Excellency Mr. Jacek Jankowski, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Zambia and COMESA at the occasion of the Launch of the Mwami- Mchinji One Stop Border Post on Wednesday, 7th December 2022

  Statement delivered by His Excellency Mr. Jacek Jankowski, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Zambia and COMESA at the occasion of the Launch of the Mwami- Mchinji One Stop Border Post on Wednesday, 7th December 2022 • Your Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi; • Your Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia; • Honourable Mr Mark Katsonga Phiri, Minister of Trade and Industry of Malawi • Honourable Mr Chipoka Mulenga, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia; • Honourable Ministers Present • Ms Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, Secretary...

THINGS TO TEACH YOUR SON

THINGS TO TEACH YOUR SON

By Teddy Kalunga Kasanga Malikopo (TKKM) – Chilanga District, LUSAKA Province, Thursday, 8th December, 2022 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king. 4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer. 5. Request the late check-out. 6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it. 7. Hold your heroes to a higher standard. 8. Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas. 9. Play with passion or don’t play at all… 10. When shaking hands, grip...

*RUSSIA-ZAMBIA 2022 STEM-E FORUM A SUCCESS AS RUSSIA PLEDGES TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN MINING AND AGRICULTURE*

  THE 2022 Russia-Zambia STEM-E Forum was successfully held with a new focus on modern technology transfer in mining and agriculture industries, reports *Francis Lungu* . It was for the first time the Russia-Zambia STEM-E Forum which has been held annually in recent years had a presence of Russian industries exhibition. The event that was held at Lusaka’s Mulungushi International Conference Center on November 29, was jointly organised by the Russian House, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science and Technology. Officiating at the event, Ministry of Education Permanent Secretary Joel Kamoko thanked the Federal Government of Russia for it’s...

United Capital Fertilizer inks US$531M deal for its Second Production Plant

UNITED Capital Fertilizer Company Zambia Limited (UCF) has sealed a US$531million deal for an extra ultra-modern production plant to be built by Wuhuan Engineering, Production and Construction firm of China, reports *Francis Lungu* . The ultra-modern second fertilizer plant will be producing a combined 480 metric tonnes of ammonia and urea fertilizers annually. UCF which was established in 2021 as a subsidiary of the Wonderful Group of Companies Limited,  constructed it’s first multi-purpose fertilizer plant in Lusaka west at an investment cost of US$138million with an annual production capacity of 300,000 metric tonnes. This project was completed in September this...

NGOCC condemns ‘SEXIST’ comment against Female Parliamentarian

  Press Statement 21st October 2022 THE Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has been alerted to a sexist point of order raised by Chilubi Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Mulenga Fube against Health Minister, honorable Sylvia Masebo based on her dressing in the House. A quick perusal of Standing Order No. 206 (Dress Code for Members) of the National Assembly Standing Orders, 2021, reveals that there was no abrogation of the dress code by honorable Masebo as prescribed in the Standing Orders. As the women’s movement, therefore, we condemn in the strongest terms the sexist connotations in the point...

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