Category: Gender & health

FISP talk worries ZED Party’s Wesley Miyanda

FISP talk worries ZED Party’s Wesley Miyanda

By Ashton Kelly Bunda ZAMBIANS for Empowerment and Development (ZED) Spokesperson Wesley Miyanda says while he agrees with Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya that Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP), Government should find a way how they will empower farmers in the 2016/2017 farming seasons. Mr. Miyanda said in an interview that Siliya should quick up the process of empowering farmers for the 2016-2017 farming season. Miyanda said a number of farmers are waiting for input to kick start farming, expressing worry that as at December 7th 2016 most if not all farming areas in Zambia awaited agricultural imputs. ZAMBIANS for Empowerment...

Dr. Vernon Johnson Mwaanga backs LAZ President Linda Kasonde

Dr. Vernon Johnson Mwaanga backs LAZ President Linda Kasonde

By Dr. Vernon Johnson Mwaanga  Statement by Dr Vernon J Mwaanga on attacks by state house on the Judiciary and threats by the pf Secretary General on the LAZ President Linda Kasonde . In all modern democratic states, there are three arms of the state namely the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. These arms perform very specific functions assigned to them by the constitution. these functions have always been respected in Zambia and have operated independent of each other. Attacks on the Judiciary by President Edgar Lungu’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda on the Judiciary...

Green Buffaloes grab 2015 Barclays  Cup convincingly beating  High Flying Nkwazi  Football Club 2-0

By Bunda Ashton Kelly aka (BAK 2 BAK) ZAMBIA Army (ZA) sponsored side Green Buffaloes  Football  Club  (GBFC) scooped  the 2015 Barclays  Cup  convincingly beating  High Flying Nkwazi  Football Club 2-0 (NFC) with both  goals arriving in  the first half of an exciting final registering their name as a top notch outfit . President   Edgar  Chagwa Lungu, Youth , Sports and Child Development Minister Vincent Mwale  and Football  Association Zambia President  Kalusha  Bwalya  graced the memorable Barclays  Cup  final at Lusaka’s Nkoloma  stadium It  was the ‘Soldiers’  team led by  coach Bilton Musonda  that employed  war zone attitude using their...

Zambia’s New Music Wiz-Kid Phillimon TypicalPmc dreaming big 2016

By Derrick Sinjela and Maxwell Simbuwa Phillimon TypicalPmc dreaming big By Derrick Sinjela and Maxwell Simbuwa Zambia is currently flooded with budding artists and entertainers, with Philimon Chisanga Mwansa aka Typical PMC being the latest kid on the block, whose compositions is gaining numerous coverage on radio and television. Given the psychological connotation attached to the abbreviation PMC; associated with late guitarist Peter Mpundu Chishala, Philemon Chisanga Mwansa is bound to grow into a national fame. Aside from being a budding musician, the 19-year-old Philimon Chisanga Mwansa is equally involved with television as a presenter on Prime Television’s ZED music...

ZAMBIAN CITIZEN CALLS FOR KK TO BE AWARDED A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

ZAMBIAN CITIZEN CALLS FOR KK TO BE AWARDED A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

“Honour Kaunda while he is still alive” Lusaka-Wednesday 23rd November 2016 A Zambian national has called for the Nobel Committee to award Zambian founding father with the Nobel Peace Prize. Derrick Sinjela, a journalist and community activist has called on Zambians and people from the region to petition the Nobel Committee to honour Dr. Kenneth Kaunda for his immeasurable contributions to mankind and his support to efforts that brought freedom, independence, peace, and unity in Africa and Southern Africa in particular. Zambia hosted liberation struggle movements from the region and paid a huge price in loss of lives, damage to...

LRA commander Dominic Ongwen to go on trial at ICC

By BBC News     From the section Africa The first Lords Resistance Army commander to appear before the International Criminal Court is to go on trial at The Hague. Dominic Ongwen is also the first child soldier to be tried by the ICC. He faces 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda, more charges than any other suspect. But the BBC’s Anna Holligan says his past may present ethical and legal dilemmas, and his lawyers may use his traumatised youth to plea for leniency. Dominic Ongwen was a boy when he was abducted and conscripted by the...

Zambian delegation arrives in Berlin for Intergovernmental negotiations on Development Cooperation

Zambian delegation arrives in Berlin for Intergovernmental negotiations on Development Cooperation

By Yvonne P. Shibemba, First Secretary Press and Public Relations Embassy of the Republic of Zambia, GERMANY Germany, Monday December 5, 2016 – A Zambian delegation headed by the Ministry of Finance Secretary to the Treasury, Mr. Fredson Yamba has arrived in Berlin, Germany for a week-long Intergovernmental Negotiations on Development Cooperation between the Government of Republic of Zambia and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. Mr. Yamba and his delegation arrived at Tegel International Airport in Berlin this morning and were met by officials from Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Also present to receive the...

EXCITEMENT MOUNTS AS COKE TROLLEY DASH ENTERS ITS WEEK SIX

EXCITEMENT MOUNTS AS COKE TROLLEY DASH ENTERS ITS WEEK SIX

Northern Province will be the latest to witness lucky winners go on their sprees  LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – The Coca-Cola 60-second trolley dash competition which has hit Lusaka, Central, Copperbelt and Southern Provinces by storm in the past weeks is heading for Northern Province this week. The 113 lucky winners from the draws so far have beat the economic hard times and filled their shopping trolleys with free goods to the total value of more than K259,000 The winners went home with cooking oil, sugar, babies’ diapers, dinner sets, toys, tool boxes, cooler boxes, pots, washing powder, mealie meal, rice and relish,...

EU December opportunities for young media makers

EU December opportunities for young media makers

The EYP Corner Dear young media makers, On 18-19 September the European Youth Press held a General Assembly in Berlin, Germany. Our fellow Board members Anna Saraste, Martin Maska and Dmitri Romanovski ended their mandate. Dmitri applied and got elected for the position on the Advisory Board of EYP. Anna Saraste did not apply for any other position, but will stay in contact with the Executive Board for any help needed. Martin Maska applied for a second mandate as treasurer and got elected with all votes in favor.  During the GA two new Executive Board members were elected: Greg Bianchi...

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