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Tuesday, 27th September, 2022 – Happy World 🌎 Tourism Day, Rodney Malindi Sikumba courts tourists to visit Zambia 🇿🇲

  Tuesday, 27th September, 2022 – Happy World 🌎 Tourism Day, Rodney Malindi Sikumba courts tourists to visit Zambia 🇿🇲  By Rodney M. Sikumba, MP Minister Of Tourism 🇿🇲 “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine Happy World Tourism Day Tuesday, 27th September, 2022 This year’s World Tourism Day is under the theme “Rethinking Tourism. In the words of the UNWTO Secretary – General, Zurab Pololikashvili, at #WorldTourismDay official celebration from Bali: “The most important assets in tourism are its people and the planet. We must ensure the best...

Ordaining Youths Key to Church Growth, Responsibility Elder Dube

Ashton Kelly Bunda CHURCH of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Zimbabwe mission Elder Dube’s ordinance of baptism is only pathway to keeping the covenant with the savior Jesus Christ. Speaking during the annual general meeting that took place on Sunday 11th of September 2022 at Lusaka stake elder Dube said ordaining young people and setting the apart to receive Aaronic and Melchezideck priesthood will instill responsibility as they will mentally prepare themselves to serve a mission in the near future. Elder Dube who quoted the book of Moroni Chapter 4 verse 3 to explain importance of renewing God’s covenant...

Social Economist Kelvin Chisanga’s ‘Expectations of 2023 Zambia’s National Budget!

By Kelvin Chisanga Social Economist +260979305194 The national policy instrument of revenue and expenditure for the fiscal year of 2023 is earmarked strongly to be a private sector centred growth-driven investment, from the look of things the Government is likely presumed to spend an overall figure of around or just within the range of K210 to 216 billion in the upcoming financial year, of which this will represent with an estimated GDP represented between 34% and 40%. The main key interests likely to encounter, will be the changes in the essential allocations of revenue and expenditures columns on both ends,...

Tax Platform: Climate Change, COVID 9, Conflict, IFF threaten Africa’s Growth-APNIFFT

  By Jeff Kapembwa AFRICA must unify in a Pan African manner to overcome the gurgling effects of Climate Change, COVID 19, conflicts amid frightening loses in taxes spurred by Illicit Financial Flows dwarfing the continent’s economic growth, a leading tax think tank has warned.   The threatening shocks buffeting the continent urgently demand quality and determined leadership to respond to shocks across multiple domains through adaptations and built resilience in a concerted manner to alleviate the drivers of such crises to delay their effects on the already fragile and highly indebted economies.   Speaking at a four-day-conference for African...

World Vision Zambia Parley Health Alliance cheers Wanga Saili

By Bunda Ashton Kelly (BAK2BAK) WORLD Vision Zambia Director for Advocacy and Communications Wanga Saili says preventable Neo natal complications such as Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Malaria, HIV and AIDS and Malnutrition have continued taking lives of the majority of children under the age of five. Speaking during the launch of the Monday, 30th March, 2015 Zambia Alliance for Maternal Neonatal and Child Health at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, Ms. Saili emphasized that a great partnership has started following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambian parliamentarians. An elated Ms  Saili, pointed out that World Vision Zambia stood ready to combine...

Sylvia Tembo-Masebo preaches ‘Sexuality Education’ for everyone beyond Zambian citizens

By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA, Saaed Simon Banda and MALANJI NZOMBOLA Health Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo is urging Zambian parents and guardians to empower young people to become ‘Agents for Change’ by inculcation of ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health. Officiating a Kalingalinga Clinic, Lusaka, Monday, 26th September, 2022 Speech at the World Contraception Day (WCD) themed: “Contraception: An Investment Pillar for Economic Development,” Ms. Tembo-Masebo reiterated government’s commitment, under President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema’s leadership, to promote universal access to sexual and reproductive health services. Serving as United Party for National Development (UPND) Chongwe Member of Parliament (MP) in...

Zambia’s 21st Cabinet Meeting which was held on Monday, 26th September, 2022 chaired by President Hakainde Hichilema

    Fellow citizens, good evening. The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema called for the 21st Cabinet Meeting which was held on Monday, 26th September, 2022, at State House, to deliberate on policy and legislative matters in order to ensure delivery of services to the people in line with the transformation Agenda for Government going forward. The following were the decisions made: 1. Capital Markets Master Plan. Cabinet approved the Capital Markets Master Plan, and its associated Implementation Plan with a view to repositioning the Zambian Capital Markets to become an attractive international destination for long-term...

ZDA, United Capital Fertiliser signs an IPPA guaranteeing safety of more than $400m fertilizer production investment

                    GOVERNMENT through the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has signed an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited, a subsidiary of Wonderful Group of Companies, reports Francis Lungu. The IPPA is intended to achieve two aspect of business investment; firstly it gives an extra layer to an investor that their investment is protected by Government and it also provides incentives such as easing licensing procedures, tax consideration and even immigration issues that ZDA facilitates on behalf of an investor. The United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited committed...

STARLINK or e-NUDITY [The Worrying Case of Hakainde HICHILEMA and his Naivete]

__________________ Hakainde HICHILEMA is naive. The origins of this lack of the required sophistication and capacity for sound judgment on his part remain uninvestigated. But what is NOT in doubt is that Hakainde HICHILEMA is a villager. I know. Don’t ask me how. He is my brother. But this villager, Hakainde HICHILEMA is our Republican President today. That matters. Trust me, left alone to his own wiles and ways, without the required tutelage, scrutiny and monitoring, Hakainde HICHILEMA would plunge Zambia into total foreign capture and danger. Hakainde HICHILEMA requires to be watched, both closely and carefully. The citizens must...

Rodney Malindi Sikumba unveils Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Board🇿🇲”

By DERRICK SINJELA Tourism Minister Rodney Malindi Sikumba has unveiled the new Board of the Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA). While the process of enacting a new board took long, Mr. Sikumba having a team of men and women giving corporate governance direction to the Zambia Tourism Agency, guarantees ZTA’s role in marketing tourism. From the outset Sikumba stated that the responsibilities of the ZTA involve providing direction to the agency, establishing a policy-based governance system, setting strategic goals, providing leadership and over-sight to ensure that Zambia Tourism Agency achieves its mandate. The following are the Board Members; 1. Mr. Daniel...

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