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PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN ZAMBIA  Friday 24th MARCH, 2017

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN ZAMBIA Friday 24th MARCH, 2017

By Rev Dr Alfred Kalembo Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ)-President The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) heads of churches and leadership meeting in Lusaka on 23rd March, 2017 took time to reflect on a number of national issues as they unfolded since the elections in August, 2016. INTRODUCTION We note government’s efforts towards improving the living standards of people in the country by the many infrastructural developments in the various parts of the country especially the construction of roads, schools and health facilities. We have also noted the many pronouncements indicating plans for further actions in the continued...

Selection and Procurement of Financiers and Contractors for the Batoka Gorge Hydro Power Scheme will be transparent

Selection and Procurement of Financiers and Contractors for the Batoka Gorge Hydro Power Scheme will be transparent

By Chileshe Kandeta MoF www.mof.gov.zm The investor conference on development of the Batoka Gorge Hydro Electric Project recently co-hosted by Zambia and Zimbabwe on 30 March 2017 was over-subscribed in terms of attendance and interest, Finance Minister Felix Mutati has said. “The conference was organized to market the project to potential financiers and investors following the preliminary feasibility study by Ernst and Young,” he said and added that, “through the event, the two Governments managed to stimulate initial indications of interest from financers and investors who would like to finance the estimated US$4 billion project.” During the conference, the Governments...

Government and the Church partnership key says Father Derrick Muwina

Government and the Church partnership key says Father Derrick Muwina

By Derrick Sinjela THE Anglican Church says that it would welcome Government support towards rehabilitating its 46-year old Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, but it is also wary of the risk of compromising its prophetic voice. In an interview with the author, Father Derrick Muwina said that while the church was ready to receive donations of any kind to help rehabilitate the cathedral it did not want a situation that gave the impression that Government was sponsoring its programmes. Father Muwina an Assistant Priest to Dean, Canon Charley Thomas and Sub Dean, Father William Vwapu said that it...

Restoring Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross heritage

Restoring Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross heritage

By Derrick Sinjela UNITED we stand, divided we fall, as indicated in a parlance of old stressing the importance of unity of purpose is being used as a catchphrase to reiterate The Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross, status as a national heritage. Initial efforts to take good care of the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross are being themed under ‘Restoring a National Heritage’ through a broad-based ecumenical partnership. It is against this backdrop and facet that local, regional and international partners are being wooed into recommitting their emotional, material and monitory support in an initiative dubbed ‘The Cathedral...

Stanbic Bank – EXPOSED!

Stanbic Bank – EXPOSED!

BY DERRICK SINJELA I continue to warn the nation about the unprofessional conduct of Stanbic Bank Limited in Africa and how the bank has the ability to do anything to have their way. In this article I want the readership to judge for themselves based on the naked facts in the Savenda vs Stanbic Bank, and why I continue to argue that Hon Judge J Chashi was on firm ground in making a judgement in favour of Savenda Management Services. This landmark judgment has first and foremost attracted the attention of the journalistic family in the SADC and COMESA region....

Stanbic Bank – EXPOSED!

Stanbic Bank – EXPOSED!

BY DERRICK SINJELA I continue to warn the nation about the unprofessional conduct of Stanbic Bank Limited in Africa and how the bank has the ability to do anything to have their way. In this article I want the readership to judge for themselves based on the naked facts in the Savenda vs Stanbic Bank, and why I continue to argue that Hon Judge J Chashi was on firm ground in making a judgement in favour of Savenda Management Services. This landmark judgment has first and foremost attracted the attention of the journalistic family in the SADC and COMESA region....

Stanbic Bank lifts up Zambian women with new banking solution

Stanbic Bank lifts up Zambian women with new banking solution

Bank shines spotlight on Zambian women’s financial and business skills NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WITH PICTURES TUESDAY MARCH 21, 2017 LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambian women stand to reap benefits from Stanbic Bank’s innovative banking solution that places strong emphasis on their access to finance and business education. The new programme, named Anakazi (Women) Banking, will deliver the tools women need to succeed in business, including easier access to convenient banking, finance as well as business knowledge. It’s Stanbic’s bold move to boost Zambian women’s involvement in business and entrepreneurship since the bank became the first Zambian financial institution to...

PENPLUSBYTES’ STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO’S APPOINTMENT OF 110 MINISTERS COMMIT TO TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SMART GOVERNANCE

PENPLUSBYTES’ STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO’S APPOINTMENT OF 110 MINISTERS COMMIT TO TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SMART GOVERNANCE

Penplusbytes is deeply excited about the vision of Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to ensure progress and economic and social growth of the country. However, we have significant concerns about the size of this government currently at 110 Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial positions. In our fast growing information society where with the aid of new digital technologies complex tasks can be done more efficiently and effectively without deployment of plenty hands, countries today are leveraging the power of technology to ensure better governance and more importantly, be more responsive to the needs of citizens. In this direction, it is...

Zambia First Lady calls for end of sexual harassment at workplace, demands equal pay

Zambia First Lady calls for end of sexual harassment at workplace, demands equal pay

By CHIBAULA D. SILWAMBA (Mr.) First Secretary for Press and Public Relations-Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations NEW YORK, Thursday, 16 March, 2017 – The First Lady of the Republic of Zambia Esther Lungu has called for adoption of sound work place policies that will ensure elimination of all forms of gender based violence, particularly sexual harassment, from workplaces. Mrs. Lungu said there was need to ensure equal pay and remuneration for women and men holding the same positions in the workplace. The First lady made the call when she spoke at a side event...

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