Category: Sustainable Development

Sylvia Tembo-Masebo preaches ‘Sexuality Education’ for everyone beyond Zambian citizens

By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA, Saaed Simon Banda and MALANJI NZOMBOLA Health Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo is urging Zambian parents and guardians to empower young people to become ‘Agents for Change’ by inculcation of ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health. Officiating a Kalingalinga Clinic, Lusaka, Monday, 26th September, 2022 Speech at the World Contraception Day (WCD) themed: “Contraception: An Investment Pillar for Economic Development,” Ms. Tembo-Masebo reiterated government’s commitment, under President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema’s leadership, to promote universal access to sexual and reproductive health services. Serving as United Party for National Development (UPND) Chongwe Member of Parliament (MP) in...

Zambia’s 21st Cabinet Meeting which was held on Monday, 26th September, 2022 chaired by President Hakainde Hichilema

    Fellow citizens, good evening. The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema called for the 21st Cabinet Meeting which was held on Monday, 26th September, 2022, at State House, to deliberate on policy and legislative matters in order to ensure delivery of services to the people in line with the transformation Agenda for Government going forward. The following were the decisions made: 1. Capital Markets Master Plan. Cabinet approved the Capital Markets Master Plan, and its associated Implementation Plan with a view to repositioning the Zambian Capital Markets to become an attractive international destination for long-term...

ZDA, United Capital Fertiliser signs an IPPA guaranteeing safety of more than $400m fertilizer production investment

                    GOVERNMENT through the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has signed an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited, a subsidiary of Wonderful Group of Companies, reports Francis Lungu. The IPPA is intended to achieve two aspect of business investment; firstly it gives an extra layer to an investor that their investment is protected by Government and it also provides incentives such as easing licensing procedures, tax consideration and even immigration issues that ZDA facilitates on behalf of an investor. The United Capital Fertiliser Company Limited committed...

STARLINK or e-NUDITY [The Worrying Case of Hakainde HICHILEMA and his Naivete]

__________________ Hakainde HICHILEMA is naive. The origins of this lack of the required sophistication and capacity for sound judgment on his part remain uninvestigated. But what is NOT in doubt is that Hakainde HICHILEMA is a villager. I know. Don’t ask me how. He is my brother. But this villager, Hakainde HICHILEMA is our Republican President today. That matters. Trust me, left alone to his own wiles and ways, without the required tutelage, scrutiny and monitoring, Hakainde HICHILEMA would plunge Zambia into total foreign capture and danger. Hakainde HICHILEMA requires to be watched, both closely and carefully. The citizens must...

Rodney Malindi Sikumba unveils Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Board🇿🇲”

By DERRICK SINJELA Tourism Minister Rodney Malindi Sikumba has unveiled the new Board of the Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA). While the process of enacting a new board took long, Mr. Sikumba having a team of men and women giving corporate governance direction to the Zambia Tourism Agency, guarantees ZTA’s role in marketing tourism. From the outset Sikumba stated that the responsibilities of the ZTA involve providing direction to the agency, establishing a policy-based governance system, setting strategic goals, providing leadership and over-sight to ensure that Zambia Tourism Agency achieves its mandate. The following are the Board Members; 1. Mr. Daniel...

RUMINATIONS [On Lusaka’s Streets, an African’s Journey]_____________

RUMINATIONS [On Lusaka’s Streets, an African’s Journey] _____________ THE other day, I was having coffee at the Eastpark MALL, a present-day fixture of Capitalism and materialism, a somewhat required evil. Noteworthy is that it was coffee that Zambia didn’t grow, a dollar lost. As the aroma of that coffee wafted onto my nostrils, jolting my brain into heightened alertness, I reflected at just how dominant foreign goods were in Zambia’s economy. Jobs lost. Capital flight. Low per capita income. Poverty. A deluge of thoughts hit me. I fought back a tear. The coffee done, I found myself on Thabo MBEKI...

United Nations Development Programme REMARKS DELIVERED BY LIONEL LAURENS UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AT GREEN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 22nd and 23rd September 2022 RADISSON BLU

  United Nations Development Programme REMARKS DELIVERED BY LIONEL LAURENS UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AT GREEN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 22nd and 23rd September 2022 RADISSON BLU GUEST OF HONOR HON. COLLINS NZOVU – MINISTER OF GREEN ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS PRESENT COLLEAGUES FROM THE UN HERE PRESENT DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN 1. INTRODUCTION IT IS MY HONOR AND PRIVILEGE TO JOIN YOU HERE TODAY FOR THE OPENING OF THE GREEN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONFERENCE IS TO CREATE A PLATFORM FOR INTERACTION AMONG POLICY MAKERS, TECHNICAL EXPERTS, THE CSO/NGOS, THE PRIVATE SECTOR, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND ACADEMIA WITH...

Thursday, 22nd September, 2022 – Ministry of Green Economy and Environment Announcement of Publication of Approved Timber Concession Licences Lusaka

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF GREEN ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT Press Release ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION OF APPROVED TIMBER CONCESSION LICENCES LUSAKA, Thursday, 22nd September, 2022 – THE Ministry of Green Economy and Environment wishes to inform members of the public that it has concluded the evaluation of timber concession licence applications. The application process of concession licences was extended on two occasions in order to allow enough time for citizens to complete the application process and ensure that more Zambians participate in the timber industry. A total of 1,560 application forms were issued by the Forestry Department to applicants. An unprecedented...

Views on corruption drive attitude to tax systems across the globe

Thursday, 22 September, 2022  Press  Release VIEWS on corruption drive attitude to tax systems across the globe Trust in tax systems is at its highest when taxpayers perceive low levels of corruption and diversion of funds Taxpayers’ attitudes about paying taxes correlate closely with perceived levels of corruption, according to a major new study, Public Trust in Tax, by accountancy bodies ACCA and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). A survey of 5,900 people across 14 countries – many in developing economies – found that trust in tax systems is lower when taxpayers perceive higher levels of corruption and diversion...

CHILDREN’S PARLIAMENT 2022

By Beatrice Mumba ON MONDAY, 18th July, 2022, the National Children’s Parliament was held under the theme ” Economic recovery for children’s prosperity ” at the Lusaka City council Chambers on Independence Avenue. During the Parliament Session coordinated by the Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR), the participating Children, representing ten provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western deliberated on effects as individuals and a body corporate, including giving out reasons as to why the Children’s Code Bill must be enacted into law. Mundia Lubinda, one of the children that participated noted that the Zambian...

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