Category: Sustainable Development

MIKE MPOSHA FLAGS OFF MULTI MILLION EURO ZAMBIA WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN CHILILABOMBWE

Saturday, 08.10.2022 MPOSHA FLAGS OFF MULTI MILLION EURO ZAMBIA WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN CHILILABOMBWE GOVERNMENT has flagged off works on the 156 million euro Zambia Water and Sanitation project on the copperbelt with the aim of benefiting about 503,000 people . Water and Sanitation minister Mike Mposha says the project which targets Chingola, Chililabombwe and Mufulira will be done in a phased approach and is one of the many interventions that will address the water challenges. Mr. Mposha said this when he handed over the 9.9 million euro Zambia water and sanitation project in Chililabombwe district which is expected...

MTF Academy celebrates the next generation of African storytellers as the Class of 2022 graduated

By DERRICK SINJELA/Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ Newspaper Zambia Limited (RNZL) established Monday, 25th June, 2022 THE graduation event was a celebration of the hard work and dedication of the 19 graduating students – as well as the success of MultiChoiceโ€™s Talent Factory concept. Now in its 3rd cohort, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy has proven that the African entertainment industry is ripe with gripping stories that are waiting to be told. This was made clear at the MTF Academyโ€™s annual graduation event โ€“ where 19 students from Southern Africa demonstrated the calibre of talent that exists in Africa. Through their hard...

“I want to teach Hon. Mr. Justice Evans Mweembani Hamaundu, his friends a lesson,” warns Lusaka Businessman Misheck Chatora

I WANT TO TEACH JUDGE EVANS HAMAUNDU, HIS FRIENDS A LESSON, WARNS LUSAKA BUSINESSMAN MISHECK CHATORA A Lusaka businessman Misheck Chatora says he wants to teach Supreme Court Judge Evans Hamaundu a lesson, saying he is puzzled that despite accusing the judges of corruption they have failed to cite him for contempt. And Chatoraโ€™s Company, Maritime Freight and Forwarding Limited has filed an affidavit in support of motion against Zambian Breweries in the Supreme Court fallowing his dissatisfaction with how the previous matter was handled by justices Michael Musonda, Hamaundu, Roydah Kaomaand Nigel Mutuna. Chatora has reported the four justices...

WHY ARRES T, CHARGE KBF NOW

By Fred M’membe President of the Socialist Party The arrest and charging of Mr Kelvin Bwalya Fube raises very serious questions about the independence, integrity and impartiality of our law enforcement agencies. For all these months Mr Fube was working with the UPND could not be arrested until after he launches his own political party and starts to denounce Mr Hakainde Hichilema. These are not crimes Mr Fube is alleged or suspected to have committed after launching his party. Why arrest and charge him now? This type of conduct has totally undermined, discredited this UPND government’s fight against corruption. It...

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...

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