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Dr. Fred M’membe on linking UNIP and Dr Kenneth Kaunda to Socialism and its failures! ….was Zambia under UNIP a Socialist State?

Dr. Fred M’membe on linking UNIP and Dr Kenneth Kaunda to Socialism and its failures! ….was Zambia under UNIP a Socialist State? By Fred M’membe Garden Compound, Lusaka Monday 7th December, 2020 Good day Comrade. Thank you for your continued effort of addressing some of the misconceptions and burning issues. Another issue that has been floating around is that of linking UNIP and Dr Kenneth Kaunda to socialism and its failures. Was Zambia under UNIP a Socialist State? Great thanks Comrade! To answer your question, let’s try to understand what Kaunda himself said on this score. I know we don’t...

Using football to educate financial literacy in Zambia

By Nick Rewcastle PR Consultant Beyond Sport Global Awards www.beyondsport.org/Awards THE Girls Money Savvy Project Through Sport has been announced as one of four winners of the 2020 Sport for Gender Equality Collective Impact Award supported by Comic Relief and the BT Supporter’s Club. All four organisations will receive significant investment to work together over the course of the year to use sport to develop a collective approach to advance gender equality and society as a whole. The project has been recognised for how the organisation uses football and adaptable sports to mobilise girls to learn about financial literacy through...

2020 IDPD theme cheers ZAFOD President Catherine Kasola Chiseketi

2020 IDPD theme cheers ZAFOD President Catherine Kasola Chiseketi By Derrick Sinjela ZAFOD President Catherine Kasola Chiseketi We are truly excited to celebrate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) under the theme: “Building Back Better: toward a Disability inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 Zambia,” said an elated Zambia Federation of Disability Organisations (ZAFOD) President Musola Cathrine Kaseketi. Ms. Kaseketi regards the Thursday 3rd December 2020 IDPD theme as an empowering one on account of its envisaged mission to embrace a diversity of voices on matters and concerns facing persons with disabilities. According to Ms. Kaseketi persons with...

World Youth and Leadership Foundation Limited (WYLF-LTD) IDPD Statement Media Friday 4th December 2020

As Zambia Joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the World Youth and Leadership Foundation Limited would like to call on all stakeholders, individual youths to look into the plight of persons living with disabilities. As an organisation we note with concern that among thousands of challenges our Youths and children with disabilities are facing desclimination has remained one of the issues as alot of people still not willing to associate with persons with disabilities. According the research and interaction with stakeholders organisations and persons living with disabilities, the World Youth and...

Voter Registration will not be extended, insists Kryticous Patrick Nshindano

By Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka, reporting for Kwilanzi News Zambia ELECTORAL Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Chief Electoral Officer Kryticous Patrick Nshindano insists that the electoral body headed by Justice Essau Chulu and Ms. Emily Munthali-Sikazwe will not extend the Countrywide Voter Registration beyond the on-going Sunday 9th November to Saturday 12th December 2020 threshold. Franked by ECZ Acting Public Relations Manager Sylvia Bwalya, Nshindano an economist by profession assured citizens that the Commission is on course as the registration task reached a fourth and final phase ending on the Saturday 12th of December 2020. Responding to a question posed by...

Early Christmas as 25 Shoprite Zambia customers win 25 red single cab Isuzu D-MAX pick-ups

By Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka, Zambia FRIDAY 6th November 2020 can be summed as an early Christmas gift day, as 25 Shoprite customers won 25 red single cab Isuzu D-MAX pick-ups, following a competition designed to celebrate the firm’s silver jubilee existence on the Zambian market. Franked by brand ambassador Brandina Lubili, and Isuzu Action Auto Limited Zambia dealer principal, Michael Bentley, a delighted Shoprite Zambia General Manager Charles Bota explained that the genesis of the prize giving event was to give sustainable empowerment and mobility to lucky customers. Beckoning a mining engineer, recently retired, an optimistic Mr. Bota acknowledged...

Democratic Party President Harry Kalaba outlines agriculture and industrialization as priority sectors to Zambia’s economic recovery

Democratic Party President Harry Kalaba outlines agriculture and industrialization as priority sectors to Zambia’s economic recovery By DP Media Team Monday 2nd November, 2020 DEMOCRATIC Party (DP) has reiterated that Zambia has enough resources that if put to good use can improve the economy and subsquent end the high poverty levels being experienced in the country. This is achievable once right policies are put in place. The Party believes that agriculture and industrialisation agenda remains the solution to the problems the country is currently facing. DP President who is also the 2021 Presidential candidate Mr. Harry Kalaba observes that Zambia’s...

STATEMENT BY THE YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS INITIATIVE (YALI) ON THE FAILURE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF ZAMBIA (AMENDMENT) BILL NO. 10 OF 2019 AND THE WAY FORWARD. DELIVERED MONDAY, 02 NOVEMBER 2020 AT MIKA LODGE, JESMONDINE, BY ANDREW NTEWEWE, YALI PRESIDENT

STATEMENT BY THE YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS INITIATIVE (YALI) ON THE FAILURE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF ZAMBIA (AMENDMENT) BILL NO. 10 OF 2019 AND THE WAY FORWARD. DELIVERED MONDAY, 02 NOVEMBER 2020 AT MIKA LODGE, JESMONDINE, BY ANDREW NTEWEWE, YALI PRESIDENT On Thursday last week saw the failure by the National Assembly of Zambia to open up the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill No. 10 at Second Reading for any further amendments and passage further passage at Third Reading. When the Bill was tabled in Parliament, two things were expected to happen: either pass the Bill with or without amendments or...

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Global crimes against journalists worry Zambia’s Media Liaison Committee Chairperson Enock Ngoma

Global crimes against journalists worry Zambia’s Media Liaison Committee Chairperson Enock Ngoma By Derrick Sinjela THE Zambian Media Liaison Committee (MLC) joined the rest of the world in commemorating ‘The International Day to end Impunity for Crimes against Journalists which falls annually  on November 2, under the auspices of the United Nations, desiring a better and safer reporting environment for pen-pushers and media workers. The Zambian Media Liaison Committee Chairperson Enock Ngoma called on political players, the police and the general citizenry to desist from harassing journalists during the course of their reporting duty. In a Monday 2nd November, 2020...

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