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The Gambia: Freedom House Applauds Peaceful Elections, Urges Peaceful Transition

The Gambia: Freedom House Applauds Peaceful Elections, Urges Peaceful Transition

Washington  –  December 2, 2016 —   In response to the release of The Gambia’s December 1, 2016 election results, Freedom House issued the following statement: “Freedom House congratulates the people of The Gambia on a largely peaceful election day,” said Vukasin Petrovic, director for Central, East and West Africa programs. “Freedom House encourages all parties to accept the will of the people and positively notes President Yahya Jammeh’s intention to concede. This move signals a hopeful path for The Gambia’s future democratic prospects.” Background: On December 1, 2016, The Gambia’s incumbent President Yahya Jammeh faced opposition candidate Adama Barrow in national elections....

Musokotwane Compassion Mission Zambia – MCMZ – Lusaka Chapter

Musokotwane Compassion Mission Zambia – MCMZ – Lusaka Chapter

SERVE WITH US FOR THE YEAR 2017 Hello friends! Are you having a heavy calling to serve as a volunteer staff or ordinary volunteer in the field championing the girl child’s well being and ending child marriages in the year 2017? Musokotwane Compassion Mission Zambia – MCMZ is a youth led non profit organization advancing Zambia’s goal to eradicate child marriages and teen pregnancies in Choma district of Southern province. The organization is currently accepting new and renewal of old volunteers fro the year 2017 an opportunity for you to serve right in the center of the Choma town. MCMZ...

Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula launches ZAC’s Centro Shopping Kabulonga 

Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula launches ZAC’s Centro Shopping Kabulonga 

By Derrick Sinjela www.derricksinjela.blogspot.com Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Deputy Governor Administration, Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula has applauded the Zambia Anglican Council {ZAC) on a decision to invest in real estate redevelopment by constructing Centro Shopping Kabulonga. Officiating at the launch witnessed by Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary, Reverend Suzanne Matale Archbishop of the Church of Central Africa, the Most Reverend Albert Chàmà, National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister, Godfridah Sumaili,on Monday, 28th November 2016, Dr. Kankasa-Mabula praised the ZAC Bishop for taking a step of faith worth emulating. Dr. Kankasa-Mabula implored the five Anglican diocesan jurisdictions namely; Diocese of...

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on enhancing road safety

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on enhancing road safety

By Daniel Mwamba Every single day in Zambia there are serious road crashes, with thousands of people being killed or severely injured each year. We see the devastating effect on people involved, their friends and families, and all those who have to deal with the aftermath. Organisation operating in Zambia under their corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help to reduce road this road carnage in the country as CSR allows organsations do a bit for the society, environment, and customers. The term CSR gives a chance to all the employees of an organsation to contribute towards the society, environment, country...

The Latest Radio Sensation On air (Radio) Gyft M’membe aka Mr Tonix

The Latest Radio Sensation On air (Radio) Gyft M’membe aka Mr Tonix

BACKGROUND INFORMATION Surname: M’membe First Name: gyft On air (Radio) Name: mr Tonix Born : April 20 199… Place of Birth :Lusaka, Zambia Primary School: Garden Open Community School (2001-2007)) Secondary School : Hillside Basic School (8-9) (2008-2009) High School Gorden North Private School (10-12) (2010-2012) Occupations: On air presenter/youth programme producer/child rights Activist/Climate Sustainability Activist and an Entrepreneur Employer : Pan African Radio Years Active : 2012 – Present Company : Tonix classic wear Position : C. E. O Marital Status: single INTRODUCTION My names are; Gyft M’membe Born In April 20 in the year 199…at The University Teaching...

Farming Season is here, what you plant matters

Farming Season is here, what you plant matters

By William Chilufya, Hivos Southern Africa In the midst of a rising population, diminishing resources, a fluctuating economy and deteriorating environment, the fight to achieve household food and nutrition security is one of the greatest challenges facing Zambia. It’s that time of the year when farmers are anxious about the rains as we get ready to plant. Decisions are being made on what needs to be planted, where to get the seeds, and other farming inputs. Each farming season brings memories of my childhood, my time in Kalebwe village, Mukonchi area as an active village boy, when my grandfather would...

Official launch of the Lusaka Water Security Initiative (LuWSI)

WHY: Lusaka’s demand for water, estimated to now be over 600,000m3 per day, significantly outstrips supply from the Kafue River and groundwater. The Kafue River is threatened by climate change, land use degradation, and abstractions from agriculture and hydropower, as well as pollution from the mining industry. Water shortages are increasingly becoming common, caused by a series of droughts and power deficits. This causes both communities and businesses to suffer. The health and prosperity of Lusaka is fully dependent on its water secure future, which can only be achieved through an effective multi-stakeholder collaboration amongst the public and private sectors,...

Under19 Cricket National Team Up Beat for Division Two World Cup Qualifiers

By Bunda Ashton Kelly aka (BAK2BAK)   Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) president Rueben Chama says Zambians should have confidence in the newly built under 19 cricket national team competing for a 9th to 19th September 2016 Division Two World Cup qualifiers in the South Africa city of Benoni,reports Pan African Radio Journalist Ashton Kelly Bunda. Speaking during a ‘Sendoff Ceremony’ at Lotus Cricket Sports Club in Lusaka, Chama implored Zambians to support the new team whose oldest player at 17-years-old as doing so will shape the future of local cricket in Zambia. The Zambia Cricket Union President appealed to the...

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