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Lower Zambezi Mining Stop The Insanity, protests UNIP President Bishop Musonda Trevor Selwyn Mwamba!

Lower Zambezi Mining Stop The Insanity, protests UNIP President Bishop Musonda Trevor Selwyn Mwamba! Saturday, 21st January 2023 Press Statement by Bishop Musonda Trevor Selwyn Mwamba President of the United National Independence Party (UNIP) AS President of the United National Independence Party (UNIP) we are issuing this statement concerning the rash and preposterous attempts of Kangaluwi Copper Mine to mine in the Lower Zambezi National Park. We do so because UNIP was the first post Independence Party in power and has for decades been a strong advocate and supporter of wildlife conservation and broader environmental issues. In fact 1964 alongside...

*A new monetary system and a multipolar world. The power of BRICS is growing against the background of the weakening of the hegemony of the United States and the European Union

*A new monetary system and a multipolar world. The power of BRICS is growing against the background of the weakening of the hegemony of the United States and the European Union ANALYSIS… Editorial team * It seems that all the efforts of the US and the West to introduce contradictions between Russia and the BRICS member states, including South Africa, are in vain. The strength of the BRICS is getting stronger. This is evidenced by global trends, including those related to de-dollarization and the decline of US hegemony. Recall that after the end of World War II, the United States...

140,000 Zambian women and children bring class action suit against mining conglomerate, South African Anglo-American

140,000 Zambian women and children bring class action suit against mining conglomerate, South African Anglo-American By MULEYA CHONGO, SAEED SIMON BANDA, HENRY CHUNZA and DERRICK SINJELA A HEARING is getting underway in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg South Africa to determine whether 140,000 Zambian women and children can bring a class action suit against the mining conglomerate, Anglo-American. The alleged victims, inhabitants of the town of Kabwe, claim they have suffered extreme levels of lead pollution after nearly 50 years of metal mining and smelting operations by the company. Through British and South African the plaintiffs argue that...

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema deserves serious team support, to achieve power generation game change, Dr.. Nevers Sekwila Mumba dares State House technocrats

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema deserves serious team support, to achieve power generation game change, Dr.. Nevers Sekwila Mumba dares State House technocrats 🛑ATTENTION‼️ Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba says THIS COULD BE A SERIOUS GAME CHANGER IF WELL IMPLEMENTED. KUDOS THE THE PRESIDENT AND HIS TEAM. HH Writes : Fellow citizens, We have today witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a landmark Joint Development Agreement (JDA) between Zambia and the United Arab Emirates, aimed at facilitating massive investment in renewable energy in our country. This MoU and JDA will see ZESCO partner with MASDAR, a key investment...

Nagging electricity power outages making Zambians destitute, laments GLZ’s Lance Sannie

                        By Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela GENERATION Lead Zambia (GLZ) Media Director Lance Sannie Banda is concerned over the nagging status of power outages in the country. According to a Wednesday, 18th January, 2023 Press Release on ‘The Impact of Load-shedding on The Cost of Living’, Mr. Banda held a view that mostly ongoing power outages affect the overall economic as no one is spared from the staggered 12- hour- black outs implemented by Zesco Limited. As Zambia depends on the hydro power as a means of...

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement Friday, 13th January, 2023

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement Friday, 13th January, 2023 LOAD SHEDDING TO ADVERSELY IMPACT THE MOST VULNERABLE AMIDST THE HIGH COST OF LIVING The cost of living for a family of five as measured by the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) for the month of December 2022 in Lusaka stood at K8,982.82. This reflects a K 415.62 increase from the K8567.2 recorded in November, 2022. The upward movement in the basket is attributed to increased prices in food items such as 4kg onion which...

International Labour Organization (ILO) ADG & RDA Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon dates President Hakainde Hichilema

International Labour Organization (ILO) ADG & RDA Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon dates President Hakainde Hichilema By Malvin Nkhoma, Henry Chunza, Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela INTERNATIONAL Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General (ADG) and Regional Director for Africa (RDA), Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon arrives in Zambia on Sunday, 15th January, 2023 to attend the annual Retreat for ILO Directors in Africa in Lusaka from Wednesday, 18th to Friday, 20th January, 2023. Prior to the Retreat, convened under the theme: ‘Delivering of the 2019 Abidjan Declaration for ILO constituents in Africa and implementation of the Global Coalition on Social Justice’,...

“Do not drop your Covid 19 guard,” Sylvia Tembo-Masebo warns Zambians

“Do not drop your Covid 19 guard,” Sylvia Tembo-Masebo warns Zambians …coronavirus is real, prevention is better than curing! …a Healthy people, build a wealthy nation By Saeed Simon Banda, Henry Chunza, Malvin Nkhoma and Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka, Zambia HEALTH Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo is urging Zambians not to drop the guard with regard to keeping Coronavirus (COVID-19) five (5) golden rule guidelines and ensuring that communities are kept neat and tidy. Preaching a message of prevention is better than cure, Ms. Tembo – Masebo implored citizens to augment Government resolve to nip Covid 19 and diarrhea in the bud...

COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province

COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province

  COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province By John T. Njovu COMMUNITY Markets for Conservation (COMACO) operates out-grower schemes in poor communities to supply it with agro-products for its factory. It produces mealie meal (milled maize), peanut butter and, refines and bottles honey. It has been operating in the Nyalugwe chiefdom for almost two decades. An outgrower scheme is an economic system that is commonly being used by foreign owned companies and social enterprises in Zambia. Mainly due to poor service delivery of the government (bad governance), poor citizens are at the mercy of exploitative companies and social enterprises. The...

Zambezi Magic kickstarts the new year on an exciting note with returning favourites Uncle Limbani and Date My Family

  Zambezi Magic kickstarts the new year on an exciting note with returning favourites Uncle Limbani and Date My Family Wednesday, 4th January, 2023 Press Release Lusaka, Zambia: Zambezi Magic has an exciting new year planned for our viewers! Two audience favourites are returning for new seasons this January – a good reason for Uncle Limbani and Date My Family Zambia fans to celebrate! The raucous comedy Uncle Limbani’s season 3 premieres on 6 January 2023, while the hilarious dating reality series Date My Family Zambia returns for season 4 on 29 January 2023. “As a premium content channel, Zambezi...

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