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President Lungu is a good man …Dr Joseph Chilengi

President Lungu is a good man …Dr Joseph Chilengi

      By Albert Malama albert.malama@gmail.com 29th January 2017 I refer to the above article and wish to say that in future,please do not publish such sickening articles as the above. Yes, President Lungu is absolutely a good man as he was created in God’s image (Gen 1v26); just like you and I are created but wired differently because of what God purposed each one of us to do. But the question is,”Are you absolutely convinced that he is a good leader?  Mind you,leaders are made and not born. Has President Lungu been made a good leader by those...

Stanbic champions investment in Zambian mining sector

Stanbic champions investment in Zambian mining sector

Bankers attend global mining indaba in South Africa LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – A high-powered delegation of bankers from Stanbic Bank Zambia was in South Africa this week to highlight the importance of mining to the Zambian economy and promote investment in the sector. The delegation was joining its parent group Standard Bank, which is sponsoring the 2017 Investing in African Mining Indaba being held in Cape Town. Stanbic has invested more than US$3 billion in the Zambian mining sector over the past ten years, believing the industry is a key growth sector of the national economy despite the challenges the sector is...

H.E Emmanuel Mwamba with Minister Yaluma@2017 Capetown Mining Indaba

H.E Emmanuel Mwamba with Minister Yaluma@2017 Capetown Mining Indaba

Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Emmanuel Mwamba starting the day at the Mining Indaba in Capetown. Head of delegation Mines Minister, Hon. Christopher Yaluma, Copperbelt Province Minister Hon. Bowman Chilosha Lusambo, Deputy Secretary to Cabinet, Christopher Mvunga. Dambisa Moyo, economist, renowned author, celebrated writer of the book “Dead Aid” which is one of the bestseller on the market. Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Emmanuel Mwamba started the Monday 6th February 2017 at the Mining Indaba in Capetown meeting Dambisa Moyo, economist, renowned author,  and asked her: “You are one of the most sought after speakers at world economic...

Climate Group in Zambia wants to change the radio

Climate Group in Zambia wants to change the radio

Published Monday, February 6 at 17:46 “Radio reaches many – even those who can not read and write” (9:09 min) 1 of 3 Agents of Change transmits radio two hours each week in Lusaka, Zambia. Photo: Agneta Nordin In Zambia, in southern Africa raises a young environmental movement’s attention by sending radio. Change Agents or Agents of Change, the movement units are part of a larger movement that resonates throughout Africa. Freelance journalist Agneta Nordin has visited the Zambian capital of Lusaka and the youth that transmits radio. More about … Foreign Foreign Reports Share FACEBOOK(53) TWITTER E-MAIL MORE More...

GOVERNMENT SHOUD PRIORITIZE’THE NATIONAL REFERENDUM TO ADOPT THE BlLL OF RIGHTS

GOVERNMENT SHOUD PRIORITIZE’THE NATIONAL REFERENDUM TO ADOPT THE BlLL OF RIGHTS

By Samuel C.C Mwanakatwe, Documentation officer, NGOCC ,                                                                                                   P.O Box 37879 Lusaka, Mobile Phone No. +260 977 170 772 THE  Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) is dismayed and disappointed with President Edgar Lungu’s recent pronouncement in Ethiopia that the Patriotic Front (PF) Government is not in a hurry to facilitate a National Referendum to adopt...

Zambian Government halts extension of conditional work permits for expatriates

Zambian Government halts extension of conditional work permits for expatriates

By Nicky Shabolyo, PRESS SECRETARY HIGH COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA IN SOUTH AFRICA Mobile: 00 27 810027548 Email: press@zambiapretoria.net; nshabolyo@gmail.com PRETORIA- THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY, 2017 – GOVERNMENT has suspended extension of conditional work permits for expatriates until the system was reorganised to eliminate abuse.   Home Affairs Minister, Mr. Stephen Kampyongo has said that he has given directives that all extensions for the conditional two- year period work permits given to expatriates, who were brought in by investors to train Zambians, be halted.   Mr. Kampyongo has said that the process had been abused with Zambians colluding with investors and allowing expatriates to continue...

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES $2M INVESTMENT RESTORES CASTLE LITE PRODUCTION

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES $2M INVESTMENT RESTORES CASTLE LITE PRODUCTION

Top beer brand will be packaged at Zambian Breweries’ plant in Lusaka, after US$2 million refit LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambian Breweries’ world-class Castle Lite lager has returned to local production with the commissioning this week of new a US$2 million packaging line at the company’s Mungwi Road plant in Lusaka. Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Hon. Margaret Mwanakatwe was on hand to officially launch the new production line, which is part of the company’s reinvigorated  investment programme following government’s reduction of excise tax on clear beer from 60 percent to 40 percent in the 2016 Budget. “This plant will...

UNHCR Zambia Legal Aspects of Local Integration/Legal Framework for Refugee Protection Workshop

UNHCR Zambia Legal Aspects of Local Integration/Legal Framework for Refugee Protection Workshop

Media Advisory Official opening of a Workshop on Legal Aspects of Local Integration and the Legal Framework for Refugee Protection in Zambia Guest of Honour: Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Stephen Kampyongo (MP) Date: Tuesday 7th February 2017 Time: 08:50 hours Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Lusaka (Makumbi Hall – 8th Floor) For more information: +260 979585832  Kelvin Shimoh UNHCR Zambia Public Information Associate Representation Office Lusaka Zambia Tel: +260 211 265873/6 Cell: +260979585832 www.unhcr.org | : Twitter: #unhcrzambia Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnhcrZambia/ P.O. Box 32542 One Refugee Fleeing War, Is One Too Many Get Involved, Render Support to Refugees!  Join our #WithRefugees campaign...

African Heads of State make Historic Commitment to Advance Immunization in Africa

African Heads of State make Historic Commitment to Advance Immunization in Africa

It includes 10 commitments, including increasing vaccine-related funding, strengthening supply chains and delivery systems, and making universal access to vaccines a cornerstone of health and development efforts ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 31, 2017/ — Today, Heads of State from across Africa adopted a Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization in Africa, in which they endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization (http://APO.af/9BsLoF), a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa – regardless of who they are or where they live – receives the full benefits of immunization. The endorsement was issued during the 28th African Union (AU) Summit...

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