Category: Education

NGOCC CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON LAZ PRESIDENT LINDA KASONDE

NGOCC CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON LAZ PRESIDENT LINDA KASONDE

By Madube Pasi Siyauya, NGOCC Head Communication & Advocacy THE Non-governmental Organizations’ Coordination Council (NGOCC) joins the OASIS Forum in condemning attacks against Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) President Linda Kasonde. Having been duly elected LAZ president by the General Assembly in April 2016, Ms. Kasonde carries the mandate to speak on behalf of LAZ and any attacks directed to her as an individual are only meant to intimidate and discourage her from discharging her duties. As a women’s movement we stand in solidarity with Ms. Kasonde and conclude that the personal attacks against her are being perpetuated in order to...

Boniface Chembe dreams better Zambian elections

Boniface Chembe dreams better Zambian elections

By Gyft M’membe Southern African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Dispute (SACCORD) Executive Director Boniface Chembe said his organization has a burning desire to look beyond elections by employing methods and mechanisms that will pursue to heighten the degree to which Zambians can contribute in governance. And SACCORD Board Member Humphrey Elekani said after the August 11 2016 general polls Zambia witnessed political violence which intermittently occurred in different parts hence the reason why there is need for every citizen to be engaged in building and consolidating peace. Cheembe said SACCORD has recognized the need to have proof based...

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on enhancing road safety

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on enhancing road safety

By Daniel Mwamba Every single day in Zambia there are serious road crashes, with thousands of people being killed or severely injured each year. We see the devastating effect on people involved, their friends and families, and all those who have to deal with the aftermath. Organisation operating in Zambia under their corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help to reduce road this road carnage in the country as CSR allows organsations do a bit for the society, environment, and customers. The term CSR gives a chance to all the employees of an organsation to contribute towards the society, environment, country...

Walk the Budget Talk, pleads Dr. Pamela Nankamba-Kabaso

By Ashton Kelly Bunda Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) Executive Director Dr. Pamela Nankamba-Kabaso says implementing hard decision proposals in the 2017 National Budget estimated at K64.5 billion will restore the Zambian economy on the growth path. Speaking after Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba launched “Walking a Tightrope To Economic Recovery” and “Analytical Brief of the Social Sector Budget 2017 “Leaving No One Behind,” at Lusakla’s Taj Pamodzi hotel, produced by ZIPAR and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Dr. Nankamba-Kabaso observed a fine line between balancing the current scarcity of resources and the pressure to hasten...

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