Category: Gender & health

‘I have No ‘Headache’ solving Zambia’s $12 billion debt crisis,” insists Charles Chanda

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province, Zambia, Central Africa UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) Presidential aspirant, Charles Chanda in the Thursday 12th August 2021 election is confident that the noted over $12 billion external debt the country owes international creditors can easily be repaid through prudent management of emeralds and numerous precious stones. In a Friday 18 June, 2021 Ministry of Finance Media Statement on Budget Performance for the period January to May 2021, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba explained that at K10.1 billion, debt service accounted for 20.2 percent, with domestic debt service payments at K8.0...

deVere launches ‘green’ investment products as ESG demand soars

Tuesday 15th June, 2021 Growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has prompted one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations to unveil a new product to help clients benefit from this decade’s “ultimate megatrend.” deVere Group will now be able to offer its clients a fixed-yield note of which the proceeds are allocated to the financing of eligible projects with a clear and defined environmental benefit, such as the reduction of carbon emissions. In June last year, deVere revealed that 26% of clients around the world are eyeing exposure to or already have exposure...

I am ready to Serve In Community Leadership – Geoffrey Pande Mutale

I AM ready to Serve In Community Leadership – Geoffrey Pande Mutale By Geoffrey Pande Mutale in Lusaka -Personal View Point I HAVE been interacting with some people regarding my intention to contest for the councillorship in apisha ward in the fourth coming election on Thursaday 12th august, 2021 Geoffrey Pande Mutale is a Zambian citizen, a youth and a resident of Kapisha Township who was born in 1996 on the 31st day of July. Iam a full time Zambian born in the family of seven and as the second born, I lost my father when I was only ten...

Bernadette Mulenga’s APVAZ and Zambian Youths preach peaceful Thursday 12th August 2021 polls

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda GLOBALLY, it is agreed that once a society is confronted with a violent environment, it is women and children, both boys and girls that suffer the negative consequence of this burden. Fearing perpetuation of females and young people differing or enduring the brunt of poverty has prompted the United Nations (UN) to seek peace. This global response was recently led by Under-Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo, who participated in the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development at a panel for building partnerships between civil society and regional organizations to accelerate the Women, Peace and...

Mining Sector to solve Zambian’s poverty problems,” prods Ng’andu Peter Magande

  Personal Viewpoint by Ngándu Peter Magande ZAMBIA`S economy is going through a very difficulty period due to a huge national foreign debt burden of US $ 12.74 Billion and a domestic debt of K143.8 Billion (US $6.45 billion). Domestic loans are made of unpaid money for goods and services acquired by the government from local suppliers. If you supplied excise books, medicines or fuel to a government department and you have not been paid, your money is in this billion debt. This is reminiscent of the situation of 2000, when the country had an external debt of US$6.3 billion,...

K1,250, 000 Chamulimba Health Centre project cheers Lion Hastings Eli Chiti

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda LIONS Aid Zambia (LIAZ) Board Chairperson Dr. Hastings Eli Chiti has described construction project of health centre at Chamulimba in Rufunsa district as a milestone towards improving the health and productivity of the rural community. On her part, Rufunsa District Commissioner (DC) Mrs. Judith Chama praised Lions Aid Zambia for supplementing government efforts in responding to one of the needs of the people – access to health services. Lions Clubs International District 413 – District Governor Dr Peter Mangani, noted that LIAZ, as a development agency, continues enhancing a cause to serve humanity,...

ZAM FEMEF’s Chilufya Chanda – Sinjela preaches school – community hygiene and sanitation

ZAM FEMEF’s Chilufya Chanda – Sinjela preaches school – community hygiene and sanitation By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province, Zambia, Central Africa THE Zambian Menstrual Hygiene for Female and Male Education Foundation (ZAM FEMEF) is prodding the next government to prioritise access to affordable and quality hygiene and sanitation in rural and peri-urban households. As Zambia awaits, new office bearers at presidential, parliamentary and local government level, ZAM FEMEF Executive Director, Ms. Chilufya Chanda-Sinjela remains prayer of increased to vulnerable girls lack access to affordable sanitary pads, worsened with water blue’s at school, church and community level. “ZAM FEMEF...

Mutisunge Zulu resigns as EAZ National Secretary and Board Member

Mutisunge Zulu resigns as EAZ National Secretary and Board Member Wednesday 9th June 2021 The Economics Association of Zambia No. 6232 Chanda Road Thornpark LUSAKA To the Economics Association of Zambia Board: REF: RESIGNATION FROM ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA BOARD Reference is made to the above subject matter. I wish to announce my resignation from the Economics Association of Zambia – EAZ as both Board Member and National Secretary on account of concerns that are incompatible with my values. This is a personal decision I have made as I move onto another chapter of my life. From a corporate governance perspective and...

EAZ Board Member Philippe C. Masengo resigns

EAZ Board Member Philippe C. Masengo resigns Wednesday 9th June 2021 NOTICE OF RESIGNATION To: The Economics Association of Zambia General Membership Re: Resignation as Board Member – Philippe C. Masengo It is unfortunate for me to announce my resignation as a board member of the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) or (the association) effective 9th June 2021. I have chosen to concentrate on my personal developmental agenda and give chance to others to move EAZ forward. Nevertheless, I wish to advise the current and future boards to work on three areas: Firstly, normalise the EAZ status from limited company...

Zambians must invest in emeralds, prods Charles Chanda

Zambians must invest in emeralds, prods Charles Chanda By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province, Zambia PREACHING a self-reliant message of reaping from natural resources, United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda is prodding citizens to invest in emerald mining, a mineral he tags as profitable. In encouraging citizens to invest in emerald exploration and mining. Mr. Chanda regrets that foreign investors continue to reap, while communities in which natural resources are dug, mined remain, poor, if not destitute. Aside from Luapula, rich in Manganese, through her ten (10) provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern. Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern,...

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