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Ministers Should Not Be Appointed from Parliament

By Henry Kyambalesa,ย Wednesday, 18th August, 2010 I AM shocked by the National Constitutional Conferenceโ€™s decision to retain Articles and Clauses in the 1996 Republican constitution which require the president to make appointments to ministerial positions from elected or nominated members of parliament. Such Articles and Clauses are outdated, backward and outrageous for a burgeoning democratic system like ours. The appointment of the Vice President, Provincial Ministers and Deputy Ministers should be from Zambians who are qualified to be elected as members of parliament (MPs), but who are not MPs for the following reasons: (a) It can afford a Republican president...

2023 NATIONAL BUDGET ANALYSIS

2023 NATIONAL BUDGET ANALYSIS MACROECONOMIC OBJECTIVES SET FOR 2023 The 2023 National budget has covered the 8NDP through its four (4) pillars: Economic Transformation and Job Creation; Human and Social Development; Environmental Sustainability; and Good Governance Environment. In this regard, the macroeconomic objectives set in the budget are a breakaway from the broad and long-term objectives to be attained under the 8NDP by 2026. Most of the macroeconomic objectives set for 2023, especially those speaking to GDP growth, inflation, international reserves, and domestic resource mobilisation are modest and look attainable. Given that the economy is estimated to grow by 3...

ZAMBIA ON COURSE TO DOUBLE COTTON YIELDS THROUGH THE CLIMATE SMART INITIATIVE

ZAMBIA ON COURSE TO DOUBLE COTTON YIELDS THROUGH THE CLIMATE SMART INITIATIVE A Cotton Breeder based at Cotton Development Trust in Mazabuka Martin Simasiku says the country is course to increase the small cotton holder yields through the Climate Smart Initiative (CSI). Zambia is implementing a project dubbed “climate smart initiative” for doubling seed cotton yields of small holder cotton farmers in Zambia. The initiative is tailored towards enhancing the seed cotton yields of small holder cotton farmers in Zambia. Mr. Simasiku explains that the objective of the project is to double the seed cotton yields from the current three...

US Ambassador Mike Gonzales commits to Disability Inclusion in Zambiaย 

US Ambassador Mike Gonzales commits to Disability Inclusion in Zambiaย  By Bruce Chooma Wednesday, 5th October, 2022 We had the opportunity earlier today (Wednesday, 5th October, 2022) to discuss the human rights situation of persons with disabilities with the new U.S. Ambassador to Zambia, Mike Gonzales at his residence in Lusaka. The roundtable discussion on disability rights and advocacy was a demonstration of the long standing commitment between the United States of America and Zambia to deepen democracy and champion inclusive development. Ambassador Gonzales is only 20 days in Zambia and has hit the ground running. He used the occasion...

ZNBS sets marathon on customer service week!

By Kelvin Chisanga Monday 4th October, 2021 ZAMBIA National Building Society (ZNBS), this morning (Monday 4th October, 2021), did it in style by wearing the uniforms that most of their customers’ profile put on, as a way of appreciating their varying categories of customers in their respective fields. This year’s Customer Service Week, which runs first week of October annually, and this year’s celebration runs from the 04th way up through to the Thursday, 8th of October, 2021, has been celebrated in great style under the theme “The Power of Service.” This week signifies a momentous week of reflections to...

“๐‘๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ƒr. ๐‰๐š๐ฉ๐ก๐ž๐ญ ๐๐๐ก๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ฎ, ๐š ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ๐ˆ ๐‘๐ž๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐’๐จ ๐Œ๐ฎ๐œ๐ก ๐Ž๐ซ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐Œ๐ž,” says Colonel Galamukani

“๐‘๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ƒr. ๐‰๐š๐ฉ๐ก๐ž๐ญ ๐๐๐ก๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ฎ, ๐š ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ๐ˆ ๐‘๐ž๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐’๐จ ๐Œ๐ฎ๐œ๐ก ๐Ž๐ซ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐Œ๐ž” By Colonel Galamukani also known as (aka) Felix Banda Rev. Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu is Zambia’s export to Canada where he is Executive Minister – Church in Mission for the United Church of Canada as a donor in charge of some parts of Asia and Southern Africa. Rev. Dr. Ndhlovu is my Pastor and Reverand of many of us in the Reformed Church in Zambia. All those that have experienced him hold him in very high esteem. He is one of the most respected Reverands in...

Join Reverend Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu in Blue T-Shirt @Reformed Church in Zambia Kamwala Congregation Wednesday October 5th, 2022

Join Reverend Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu in Blue T-Shirt @Reformed Church in Zambia Kamwala Congregation Wednesday October 5th, 2022 “For Mid-week prayers, Today Wednesday October 5th, 2022 from 17:00, I will be glad to join Reformed Church in Zambia Kamwala Congregation. I will be sharing a few words of our common faith and you are very welcome,” said Reverend Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu Wednesday October 5th, 2022. Rev. Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu The United Church of Canada / Lโ€™ร‰glise Unie du Canada Born and educated in Zambia, Ireland and South Africa, resident in Canada- Toronto currently serving as a Global Program Coordinator for...

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema @ 10TH ZAMBIA INSTITUTE OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLY ANNUAL CONFERENCE RIGHTLY THEMED: โ€œSUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE THROUGH PRUDENT MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES, VALUE ADDITION AND ETHICAL PROCUREMENT.โ€ –

โ€ข ALL PERMANENT SECRETARIES PRESENT; โ€ข THE ZIPS PRESIDENT- FELLOW ROBERT TEMBO; โ€ข THE FORMER ZIPS PRESIDENTS PRESENT; โ€ข SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS PRESENT; โ€ข ZIPS COUNCIL MEMBERS; โ€ข GUEST SPEAKERS; โ€ข ALL MEMBERS OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN FRATERNITY; โ€ข MEMBERS OF THE PRESS; โ€ข LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. IT IS GRATIFYING FOR ME TO BE GUEST OF HONOUR AND JOIN THE SUPPLY CHAIN FRATERNITY AT THIS 10TH ZAMBIA INSTITUTE OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLY ANNUAL CONFERENCE RIGHTLY THEMED: โ€œSUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE THROUGH PRUDENT MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES, VALUE ADDITION AND ETHICAL PROCUREMENT.โ€ AS I DELIVER THIS SPEECH, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, PERMIT ME TO...

WHY MILES SAMPA? A DISSECTION OF BOTH THE GRUESOME MURDER OF RUTH MBANDU AND THE MYSTERIOUS ABDUCTION OF PAMELA CHISUMPA AND TWELVE OTHER LADIES

WHY MILES SAMPA? A DISSECTION OF BOTH THE GRUESOME MURDER OF RUTH MBANDU AND THE MYSTERIOUS ABDUCTION OF PAMELA CHISUMPA AND TWELVE OTHER LADIES By David Phiri 5th October, 2022 – Lusaka RUTH Mbandu, a 19-year old student at National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) was killed on 13th July, 2012 in Matero Constituency, Lusaka. A lethal drug was allegedly administered on Mbandu before she was raped, her eyes were poked out and her facial skin peeled off. Her killing sent cold chills in the spines of many people and to this day, many people remain shocked at this macabre...

Green Eagles FC sendsย  Aggrey Chiyangi and Rotson Kilambe on Administrative Leave

Green Eagles Football Club (GEFC) sends trainerย  Aggrey Chiyangi and Rotson Kilambe on Administrative Leave Wednesday 5th October, 2022 Press Release Contact: Green Eagles FC greeneaglesfc@gmail.com GREEN Eagles Football Club have sent Head Coach,ย ย Aggrey Chiyangi and Second Assistant Coach Rotson Kilambe on thirty (30) days administrative with immediate effect. The decision comes after a string of poor results that have been recorded in the first six games of the 2022/23 football season having finished third during the previous MTN Super League season. The poor performances by the team raised some serious concerns amongst the fans, sponsors and other stakeholders. First...

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