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Full Speech of Issa Hayatou at the 39th Ordinary General Assembly of CAF

Full Speech of Issa Hayatou at the 39th Ordinary General Assembly of CAF

Full Speech of Issa Hayatou at the 39th Ordinary General Assembly of CAF Your Excellency, the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Your Excellency the President of the African Union Commission The President of FIFA Your Excellencies, Ambassadors accredited to the African Union FIFA Council Members CAF Executive Committee members The President of the Ethiopian Football Federation Delegates to the General Assembly Dear business partners Ladies and Gentlemen of the media Distinguished guests in your respective ranks and titles Ladies and Gentlemen May I, first and foremost, thank Ethiopian authorities, the African Union and the Ethiopian Football Federation,...

Recognize women, Mulenga Kapwepwe prods NAMA

Recognize women, Mulenga Kapwepwe prods NAMA

Multichoice Zambia Public Relations Manager Mwiika Malindima, Marketing Manager Ndela Sichizya and NAC Chairperson Ms. Mulenga Kapwepwe By Ashton Kelly Bunda NATIONAL Arts Council of Zambia (NAC) Chairperson Mulenga Kapwepwe is appealing to the April 1st 2017 Zambia Film and Television Awards (ZAFTA), conveners-the National Association of Media Arts (NAMA) to recognize women in the arts by naming an award after a living legend. In a passionate heart-breaking plea, Ms. Kapwepwe dressed in a neat flowery green dress earnestly sought recognition in a voice and tone depicting humility on behalf of her female folk in March, a month in which...

Stanbic Bank – Zambia in Bribery Investigations!

Stanbic Bank – Zambia in Bribery Investigations!

BY DERRICK SINJELA I have warned the nation about the conduct of Stanbic Bank Limited in Africa and how the bank has the ability to do anything to have their way. I have received backlashes from those that have questioned my investigative journalistic skills. Now as I write I know that the investigative wings in Zambia are probing Stanbic Zambia Limited on bribery charges. What are the facts in my latest findings, well about K75, 000 was paid out from Stanbic to a Government Official at Radisson Blue Hotel on 21st September 2016 at about 13:22hrs. This amount was paid...

Study highlights refugees’ potential to contribute to Zambia’s economy

By UNHCR Zambia Public Information Unit +260 979585832 Monday 13 March 2017 A research in Zambia, dubbed ‘Refugee Economies Study’, whose findings have been presented to both the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and UNHCR, shows that refugees and former refugees (whose status has ceased) are, in various ways, contributing positively to Zambia’s economy, and have the potential to contribute further to national development if legal and other obstacles are removed. The study, was conducted by researchers from the Institute of Economic and Social Research (INESOR) of the University of Zambia, in technical partnership with the Refugee Studies...

ZIPAR INVITATION MEDIA EDITORS LUNCH-IMF

ZIPAR INVITATION MEDIA EDITORS LUNCH-IMF

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) cordially invites you to a lunch discussion for Editors from selected mainstream media houses at the Radisson Blu Hotel from 11:00 – 13:30 hours on Thursday 16 March 2017. ZIPAR will present a policy brief titled: “Economic Distress and the Inevitability of an Economic Recovery Programme”. Given the importance of the media in raising awareness among citizens on the necessity of an Economic Recovery Programme (ERP) and prospects of an IMF supported programme, this meeting will equip Editors with knowledge on discussing the economic case for an IMF supported ERP. We...

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Resident Director Helmut Elischer courts young people

Press Release Saturday 11 MARCH,2017 The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung has launched the youth leadership development programme for emerging young leaders in Zambia aimed at enhancing their leadership capacities and familiarizing them with the core values of social democracy-freedom, justice and solidarity. Speaking at the launch of the programme in Lusaka, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Resident Director Mr. Helmut Elischer said the programme will help to develop a cadre of future political and social leaders from different political persuasions and different walks of life. Mr. Elischer said time has come for the youths in Zambia to be empowered with skills that will...

Tilyenji Chanda Kaunda rekindles mines nationalisations

Tilyenji Chanda Kaunda rekindles mines nationalisations

Tilyenji Chanda Kaunda rekindles mines nationalisations By Derrick Sinjela, Sibeso ‘Sibs’ Nalufu and Fullman James Mukobeko UNITED National Independence Party (UNIP) President Tilyenji Kaunda has emphasized the need for Government to nationalize mines in Zambia, charging that investors have done little to empower Zambians despite reaping billions of dollars from the country’s minerals. Speaking in an interview with Pan African Radio, Kaunda said it is unfortunate that Zambians have not benefited from mineral incomes that have however mainly benefited only western nations. Kaunda said it is unfortunate that people that voted for the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in 1991...

Stop it, UPND SG Steven Katuka warns Kennedy Kamba

By Derrick Sinjeal and Fulman James Mukobeko UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Secretary General Steven Katuka has disclosed that the Patriotic Front (PF) led by its Lusaka District Chairperson Kennedy Kamba has been holding clandestine meetings scheming to frustrate the Presidential Petition that resumes sitting on 15th March 2017. Katuka said his office has received reports that the PF have been having meetings to cause chaos while wearing UPND party regalia to paint a bad picture to the international community that the opposition UPND is a violent party in Zambia. Katuka said the reports came from staunch PF cadres...

First Lady Esther Lungu arrives in New York, optimistic to use UN conference to lobby for resources to support women and girls’ empowerment in Zambia

First Lady Esther Lungu arrives in New York, optimistic to use UN conference to lobby for resources to support women and girls’ empowerment in Zambia

Media Statement For Immediate Release ZM/NY/J/101/4/1 No. …/2017 NEW YORK, Saturday, 11 March, 2017 – The First Lady of the Republic of Zambia Mrs Esther Lungu arrived in New York on Saturday, and expressed optimism that her high-profile engagements at the Sixty-First session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) will help Zambia mobilise resources for women and girls’ empowerment. Mrs. Lungu – who is a strong advocate for women empowerment, safe motherhood, protection of the girl child, promotion of rights for persons with disabilities and fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) – was speaking to Zambian journalists...

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