Category: Gender & health

Biblical Leadership Principles Series by UPPZ President Charles Chanda

Biblical Leadership Principles Series Prepared by Mr. Charles Chanda President- United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) THE truth of the matter is that the world today is lacking leaders and this is affecting the quality of life among those that are followers. It is for this reason that I will be embarking on a series that is aimed at preparing future leaders. All those who aspire to lead in one area or the other will find this series beneficial. To the people that I am leading as UPPZ President, it is mandatory that you follow this series daily as I...

Speech by His Excellency, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia delivered at The State Funeral of Her Ladyship, Hon Mrs. Justice Irene Chirwa Mambilima, Chief Justice of the Republic of Zambia

Saturday, 26th June, 2021 State House Lusaka To Retired Major Joseph Mambilima and family;   Brothers and Sisters in Christ;   Fellow Mourners. The nation has been gripped with shock and owe for the past one month. We have lost his Excellency, Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, our founding father, father of this great nation, Zambia. And before we could come to terms with this huge loss, we lose another great Zambian – her ladyship, the Chief Justice. The lady, who has brought us here today, has left all of us in shock. We are still shocked because as we have...

Charles Chanda’s UPPZ 15-point solution will revive Zambia’s poor economy

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province In a Saturday 26th June 2021, only 47 days’ remain before Thursday 12th August 2021, when United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda will be voted as the Seventh (7th) Republican President of Zambia. Backed by Running Mate, Simon Katimba Mbulu, Mr. Chanda  reiterates that  the UPPZ Government will constitutionally each Zambian a piece of land from Friday 13th August 2022, as citizenship is meaningless once one lacks such an inalienable privilege. As a practical citizen, years before seeking office, Chanda has effectively alleviated housing poverty, through implementing access to affordable...

Understanding Zambia’s new Secretary to Cabinet Dr. Simon Kamwendo Miti

By Isaac Mwanza – Monday 1st July 2019 Introduction PRESIDENT Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s appointment of Dr. Simon Kamwendo Miti as head of Zambia’s civil service has attracted the attention and some hot debate as expected from modern elites who make speculative rather than evidence-based comments on any person appointed to lead the Zambian civil service. This rather unproductive debate is largely focused on social media rumour-mongering and uninformed opinion. One would hope that well-read and well-informed Zambians will hail the appointment of Dr. Miti, and therefore will raise the discussion of this appointment above the current debate, to reminding the...

PF Should Bear the Blame for Violence

By Henry Kyambalesa The Patriotic Front (PF), the ruling political party in Zambia, should bear the blame for all the socioeconomic ills currently facing the country. Such socioeconomic ills include the high level of corruption, the country’s declining economic performance, the high level of government-secured debts, the unprecedented levels of poverty and inequality, and the current escalation of political violence, among a host of other socioeconomic problems and crises. With respect to the current spate of political violence, the following age-old proverb renders the verdict: “The fish start rotting from the head.” Why do we have to continue to vote...

5th EU Election Observation Mission to Monitor Zambia’s Thursday 12th August, 2021 poll

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa Luapula Province In response to an invitation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia, the European Union (EU) has decided to deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the 2021 General Elections. Mr. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP), has since appointed Ms. Maria Arena, Member of the European Parliament, as Chief Observer for this electoral mission to Zambia. The EU already deployed Election Observation Missions to Zambia in 2001, 2006, 2011. Mr. Josep Borrell said:...

ECZ risks being petitioned over Mandevu Parley seat, predicts UPPZ President Charles Chanda

https://www.facebook.com/?_rdc=1&_rdr ECZ risks being petitioned over Mandevu Parley seat, predicts UPPZ President Charles Chanda   By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda is urging Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Board Chairperson Essau Chulu and Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Kryticous Patrick Nshindano to facilitate new parliamentary nominations following the demise of Melody Musutu, a Zambians United for Sustainable Development Party (ZUSD) aspirant. And Lusaka Lawyer Dickson Jere equally backed the call by Mr. Chanda urging the ECZ to do the right thing and call for fresh nominations before time run out to...

 Tuesday June 22, 2021 Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Christopher Mphanza Mvunga Opening remarks at “The Virtual Dissemination  Workshop of the 2020 Foreign Private Investment  and Investor Perceptions Survey RESULTS!”

     OPENING REMARKS AT THE VIRTUAL DISSEMINATION  WORKSHOP OF THE 2020 FOREIGN PRIVATE INVESTMENT  AND INVESTOR PERCEPTIONS SURVEY RESULTS By MR CHRISTOPHER M. MVUNGA  GOVERNOR  BANK OF ZAMBIA JUNE 22, 2021 | LUSAKA Salutations: Permanent Secretaries; The Chief Executive Officer, Zambia Development Agency; The Interim Statistician General, Zambia Statistics Agency; Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Representatives of    Development Partners present; Captains of Industry; Distinguished invited Guests; Members of the Media; Ladies and Gentlemen. Let me begin by welcoming and thanking you all for joining this Virtual Dissemination Workshop of the 2020 Survey on Foreign Private Investment and Investor Perceptions in...

‘I am a beneficiary of Dr Kaunda’s Legacy on Education’ UPPZ President Charles Chanda pays tribute to KK

…as UPPZ vows to introduce Grade 1 to Grade 9 Religious and Moral Studies By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province Central Province UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia leader Charles Chanda attributes former First Republican President, the late Dr. Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda’s humble background as a basis upon the United National Independence Party (UNIP) free education policies were built. Mr. Chanda nostalgically recollects that during his 27-year-rule as Head of State and Government, Dr. Kaunda did not compromise on a policy decision to provide education to every child and citizen regardless on once situation in life. The UPPZ leader...

UPPZ’s Charles Chanda backs burying KK next to Betty Kaunda

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province Central Province United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has backed a decision by former First Republican President Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda to bury the late nonagenarian leader next to wife, Beatrice Kaweche Banda at their Lusaka State Lodge residence. In a Sunday 20th June Facebook Post Media Statement, a grieving Mr. Chanda expressed a desire that the Zambian Government, through Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr. Simon K Miti will heed the best wishes of the Kaunda family. Chanda, an ordained pastor, currently seeking to be elected as Zambia’s Seventh (7th)...

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