Category: Sustainable Development

Kelvin Chisanga wants Wednesday 1st September, 2021 BOZ MPR to back restoration of investor confidence!

Written by: Kelvin Chisanga +260 97 9305194 A STRONG rebound in Zambia’s investor confidence has potentially given birth to a huge impetus in seeing a different set of marginal value pegged against this year’s projected Gross Domestic Product (GDP), though we are still seeing an uphill battle to contain inflation, which has been gaining very little traction towards achieving inflationary target range of 6-8%. Following some essential key economic developments that we have witnessed from metrics such as forex, balance of trade, multilateral engagements of development finance by International Monetary Funds (IMF’s) support base through mechanism such as the injection...

“Let us build Zambian opportunities,” pleads UPPZ’s Charles Chanda

By Derrick Sinjela and Theresa Kalenga in Lusaka, Zambia UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful (UPPZ) leader Charles Chanda is urging President Hakainde Hichilema to dialogue with him as mining can resolve Zambia’s teething unemployment, income inequality and high poverty, a tripartite woe that has not soared young people. Offering to complement government effort, in a Monday 30th August 2021 Online Facebook Media Engagement themed: ‘Let Us Arise and Take Investment Setiously’, Mr. Chanda argued that ‘Bally’ alone cannot fix the vulnerability confronting the Zambian people. An entreprenuer in his own right, President Chanda is pleading with the New Dawn UPND Alliance...

“Zambian opposition parties are vision less,” taunts Thabo Kawana

Zambian opposition parties are vision less By Theresa Kalenga United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance Media Director Thabo Kawana is laughing at opposition politicians for lacking foresight. In an apparent reference to delayed appointment of Cabinet Ministers and Senior Civil Servants, Mr. Kawana argued that it is both ridiculous and ludicrous for such sentiment to be raised. Kawana says the uncoordinated outbursts from the opposition are not worthy debutting, stressing that clearly indicating that the Patriotic Front (PF) and it’s surrogates have not settled down in opposition politics “The UPND Alliance Administration is still in transition and not in...

Zambia Police hunt suspected Chililabombwe defiler

By Esther Mwaata Katongo Zambia Police Spokesperson Saturday 28th August, 2021 – POLICE in Chililabombwe District of Copperbelt Province are looking for Weston Mwendia for allegedly defiling and impregnating his double orphan grade seven niece aged 14. The sexual abuse is alleged to have occurred on several occasions from April, 2021 at the suspects house in Chililabombwe District where the victim was being kept. The report was made by the grandfather of the victim aged 72 and the victim is reported to be five (5) months pregnant. The victim was staying with her uncle (maternal uncle) now suspect at the...

CiSCA on HH’s victory in the 12th August 2021 General Elections

By Judith Mulenga Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) Chairperson Lusaka, Tuesday 17th August, 2021: THE Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) congratulates the people of Zambia for once again demonstrating to ourselves and others of our unshakable belief in democracy. The large numbers that voted and in doing so unequivocally replaced a corrupt stifling dictatorship of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu with that of the President Elect Hakainde Hichilema under very oppressive and repressive conditions is nothing short of a miracle. CiSCA wholeheartedly congratulates the United Party for National Development for affirming the tenets of democracy by the Party’s consistency, perseverance in the...

U.S. Presidential Delegation Attends President Hichilema’s Inauguration

The United States and Zambia Partnering Together Embassy Of The United States Of America Lusaka, Zambia                                                                                NR/1273/08/26/2021                                                                            CONTACT:  Nicholas Hersh Public Affairs Officer Press Release Thursday August...

Zambia readies for Russian partnership in agro-sector

Wednesday August 25, 2021 LUSAKA-Zambia is getting ready and positioning itself to be an agricultural hub and food basket for the southern African region. The country which has been predominantly a copper mining economy, is now embracing partnerships from agricultural advanced countries such as Russia, Portugal and China in a stride to diversify its productive sectors. Economic experts have observed that during the first decade of the 21st century Zambia’s economy posted one of the fastest rates of growth in Africa, with its capital Lusaka being among the fastest growing cities on the African continent. Decrease in copper prices has...

Hakainde Hichilema 2021 win is a Zambian victory, UPPZ President Charles Chanda

By Derrick Sinjela United United Prosperous& Peaceful (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has described the election of United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema as a victory of the Zambian people. As a delighted entreprenuer – turned politician, Mr. Chanda is glad that after a tortourous decade at long last Zambia citizens can now walk with their heads high without being harassed by panga-wielding cadres at bus stations, markets and community level. Chanda, who competed in national elections for the first time, waging a splendid performance, coming eighth (8th) among 16 competitors using individual resources is hopeful that given...

Deliver electoral promises, Mundia Paul Hakoola advices Hakainde Hichilema

By Derrick Sinjela CONTINENTAL Leadership Research Institute (CLRI) Executive Director Mundia Paul Hakoola has congratulated the President Elect His Excellency Mr. Hakainde Hichilema on his election as the 7th President of Zambia. In a Tuesday 16th August 2021 Media Statement, Mr. Hakoola expressed delight that Mr. Hichilema’s election breaks the unconstitutional tribal segregation in Zambian, and actually sent a message to the world of improved democratic process through an opposition leader unseating an incúmbent. An elated Hakoola says the poll reaffirmed Zambia’s record of peace, attested by Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu assurance as a sitting head of State. Speaking earlier...

Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s unfair defeat complaint worries CLRI’s Mundia Paul Hakoola

By Derrick Sinjela CONTINENTAL Leadership Research Institute (CLRI) Executive Director Mundia Paul Hakoola says a rigging complaint attributed to Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu is an undemocratic stance. Mr. Hakoola is aggrieved that hearing excuses from a sitting Head of State and Government that the Thursday 12th August, 2021 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government elections were not conducted in a free, fair and credible manner raise more eyebrows than outright answers. In a Saturday 14th August, 2021 Press Statement after Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Mr. Issac Chipampe had issued a Dr. Lungu’s complaint, Mr. Hakoola...

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