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Year reflections the Non-Government Gender Organisations’ Coordonating Council (NGOCC), Tuesday 31st December 2019

Year reflections the Non-Government Gender Organisations’ Coordonating Council (NGOCC), Tuesday 31st December 2019

    YEAR REFLECTIONS BY THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL GENDER ORGANISATIONS’ COORDINATING COUNCIL (NGOCC), 31st DECEMBER 2019 PREAMBLE TODAY 31st December 2019, marks the end of yet another eventful year for the women’s movement. By the grace of God, we once again stand here to testify, the abundance of his mercies, – this far we have come, even as we look forward to the New Year 2020, we remain focused and desirous for gender equality to be attained in Zambia.   The end of year provides the opportunity for us as individuals, organizations and indeed as a nation, to introspect and reflect...

ZRST welcomes the WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2018

ZRST welcomes the WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2018

(December Friday 7th, 2018, Lusaka, ZAMBIA) – The Zambia Road Safety Trust (ZRST) today welcomed the publication of the World Health Organization’s Global Status Report on Road Safety 2018. This fourth edition of the report calls for governments to commit themselves to policy change that puts road users, especially pedestrians and cyclists, at the center; stronger enforcement of traffic laws; funding that meets the severity of the road crisis; and the involvement of NGOs and other stakeholders in collaborations that harness the unique expertise of different partners. The report suggests that the price paid for mobility is too high, especially because proven...

Jesus’ birth is the solution for all problems, prods Father Kenneth Kasezya

Jesus’ birth is the solution for all problems, prods Father Kenneth Kasezya

The sermon at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross on 22 December 2019 being my last sermon as a priest of the cathedral. Isaiah 7:10-16, Romans 1:1-7, Mathew 1:18-25 I will reflect with you on the theme Jesus’ birth is the solution for all problems. The challenge was not economic problems for God to send Jesus, otherwise he was going to send an economist. The challenge was not health otherwise god was going to send a doctor. Our main problem was salvation. We needed a spiritual savior. For this reason Christmas is a special time for every believer but...

Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu chairs 24th last 2019 Cabinet Meeting

Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu chairs 24th last 2019 Cabinet Meeting

Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu chairs 24th last 2019 Cabinet Meeting[social title=”Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu chairs 24th last 2019 Cabinet Meeting” subtitle=”” link=”” icon=”fa-adn”] By Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka PRESIDENT Edgar Chagwa Lungu convened a 24th Cabinet Meeting at State House on Monday 30th December, 2019, at which Seven (7) Cabinet Policy Decisions (CPDs) aimed at improving the general socio-economic environment of the country were agreed to. The meeting chaired by Dr. Lungu backed Zambia’s Ratification of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. According to a Press Statement issued by Acting Chief Government Spokesperson, Steven...

Compliments from UNZA PR Department

Compliments from UNZA PR Department

Dear Colleagues, Compliments of the season. From the University of Zambia, Public Relations department and indeed the entire University community, we wish to thank you for the support you gave us this year and we are looking forward to even a stronger relationship in 2019. We wish to thank you once again for sharing your contacts with us. The purpose of getting these contacts is to share information with you on what is happening in the university, in case you may be interested to cover. From our side, we shall endeavor to inform you on what is happening, but we...

Who benefits from dual citizenship?

Who benefits from dual citizenship?

By Simon Kabanda – Zambia’s Constitutional Process Making and Development Expert Friday 17th March 2017 published by Rainbow Zambia www.rainbownewszambia.com A person with dual citizenship is a citizen of two countries at the same time. With the 2016 Amended Constitution, Zambia became sixty fifth on the list of countries in the world that allow dual citizenship or double nationality. This provision is new to Zambia. For whose benefit is this provision, Zambians or foreigners? When the Annel Silungwe Technical Committee on Drafting the Zambian Constitution (TCDZC) produced its first draft Constitution and invited comments from the public, the few people who were opposed...

Amazing Beatrice C Phiri and I, Josephine Namakau Pumulo will be spoke at the UNICEF 70th Anniversary at Intercontinental December 13, 2016

Amazing Beatrice C Phiri and I, Josephine Namakau Pumulo will be spoke at the UNICEF 70th Anniversary at Intercontinental December 13, 2016

 December 13, 2016 · Amazing Beatrice C Phiri and I, Josephine Namakau Pumulo will be speaking at the UNICEF 70th Anniversary at Intercontinental Tonight……. We feel excited,honored and lucky to have been accorded such a rare opportunity to celebrate and recognise the work that unicef is doing across the globe!! #Preptime #refelction ……#LesaWabonse and you’ve got to taste Grace to understand

Rural Communities Benefit from U.S.-Zambia partnership for Forest and Wildlife Conservation

Rural Communities Benefit from U.S.-Zambia partnership for Forest and Wildlife Conservation

RUFUNSA — On December 17, the U.S. government, in partnership with the Zambian government’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife, officially launched the refurbished Mukamba Gate Complex at the northern entrance to Lower Zambezi National Park.  The complex benefitted from support of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Community Forests Program. The launch event also included the graduation of 22 Community Scouts, who in collaboration with the local Community Resource Boards, will serve as frontline advocates for forest and wildlife conservation. “If we lose Zambia’s forests and wildlife, we lose a critical driver of economic growth for our local communities,” said U.S....

Ghana’s First Lady Joins Network of African Leaders for Nutrition Champion

Ghana’s First Lady Joins Network of African Leaders for Nutrition Champion

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Development Bank Group (AfDB).   The African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) initiative is a platform for high-level advocacy and engagement to advance nutrition in Africa, endorsed by the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU)   ACCRA, Ghana, December 17, 2018/ — The African Leaders for Nutrition on Monday inaugurated Ghana’s first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo as a Nutrition Champion, acknowledging her work and commitment to sound nutrition and the wellbeing of mothers and infants.   The ALN initiative is a platform for high-level advocacy and engagement to...

ZANACO headed for greatness with New Boss Marlon Musuku Kananda at the helm, brags Godfrey Chikumbi

ZANACO headed for greatness with New Boss Marlon Musuku Kananda at the helm, brags Godfrey Chikumbi

By Godfrey Chikumbi “… Godfrey, my first business at ZANACO is to grow our fan base then everything else will follow,” Marlon told me as gave me the ZANACO replica I took time to pay a courtesy call on newly appointed ZANACO FC General Manager Marlon Musuka Kananda at his office. With continental and Supersport connections, takes big money to ZANACO. 21st century football is about connections not just noise. Marlon knows how ZANACO will transform and I believe he is the right guy. I have no doubt ZANACO FC is headed for greatness. All the best boss.        ...

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