Category: Sustainable Development

Zambia’s 59th Uhuru time to reflect, prods TI-Z ‘s Maurice Kalaluka Nyambe

By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) Executive Director Maurice Kalaluka Nyambe tags Zambia’s 59th Independence anniversary as not just a commemoration of the historical struggle for self-determination, but a vivid reminder of our continued commitment as a country to achieving true democracy and good governance, premised on a relentless fight against corruption. In a Tuesday, 24th October, 2023 circulated by TI-Z Communications Officer, Ms. Zanji Valerie Sinkala, Mr. Nyambe says the 2023 Independence Day is yet another opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made in different aspects over the last 59 years, and to...

Ukama Ustawi Scaling Fund Launch – Advancing Climate Resilience and Innovation in East and Southern Africa

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Distribution   Ukama Ustawi Scaling Fund Launch – Advancing Climate Resilience and Innovation in East and Southern Africa   Nairobi, Kenya, 23 October 2023 — The CGIAR Initiative on Diversification in East and Southern Africa, also known as Ukama Ustawi is thrilled to announce the Launch of the Ukama Ustawi Scaling Fund – an event to which members of the press are invited to attend in person and/or virtually on 25 October 2023 from 12:00 to 13:00 ‎(UTC+3)‎ at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi, Kenya. The Scaling Fund, coordinated by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), focuses on supporting innovation scaling to...

Israel Mushoke, Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, and Lata Jehendra Shah face alleged fraudulent trespass charge before Livingstone Chief Resident Magistrate Julius Malata

Israel Mushoke, Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, and Lata Jehendra Shah face alleged fraudulent trespass charge before Livingstone Chief Resident Magistrate Julius Malata

By Staff Writer in Livingstone,  Southern Province, Zambia A 55-year-old man informed the Livingstone Magistrate’s Court that a plot number, which was canceled in the system, he does not expect to be offered or given to anyone. This case involves Israel Mushoke, Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, and Lata Jehendra Shah, who face a series of charges related to alleged fraudulent activities and trespass incidents. Israel Mushoke, aged 54, and Shah Jayendra Kumar Chihanganlal, aged 65, both businessmen, stand accused of procuring the execution of documents by false pretenses. The alleged offense occurred between January 1, 2022, and June 30, 2022....

Women and Youth deserve land and resources, AAZ’s Jovina Nawenzake prods Zambian Government

By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela On the eve of Zambia’s 59th Independence anniversary that falls tomorrow Tuesday, 24th October 2023, ActionAid Zambia (AAZ) Interim Country Director (ICD) Ms. Jovina Nawenzake describes the theme: “Accelerating National Development Through Equitable Disbursement of Resources”, as resonating with the current economic struggles confronting women and youths. Ms. Nawenzake says Zambians can only proudly celebrate their liberty from colonialism if most of the people especially women have access to land which in return can help this majority population build a decent future by way of engaging in economic activities. Ms. Nawenzake reiterated that sovereignty...

17-year-old Josephine Kampole, a Zambian 🇿🇲 lass at 2023 Children’s General Assembly in Denmark 🇩🇰 Billund the Capital of Children

*BILLUND THE CAPITAL OF CHILDREN* Here is the story of a Zambian girl who conquered the Zambezi, the Sahara, and the Mountain Kilimanjaro to find her way to the Children’s General Assembly of 2023 in Billund, Denmark. You think it’s Luck? Between September 19 and 21, 2023, participants met in the Capital of Children, Billund, Denmark to discuss, collaborate, create, and consolidate their shared perspectives and solutions to current world issues. My Name is Josephine Kampole, I’m a 17-year-old girl from Lusaka, Zambia, who is not as important as you may think this lass ‘girl’ is. I am a Child...

Cancer Diseases Hospital rehabilitation on course, Mwiza Mwiya assures Zambian citizens

  By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela In a Thursday 19th October,2023 Press Statement tagged: ‘Rehabilitation of the Cancer Diseases Hospital’ Government through the Ministry of Health (MoH) assures citizens of working on rehabilitating and re-equipping the Cancer Diseases Hospital in Lusaka with modern state of the art infrastructure and equipment that will match high standard cancer treatment techniques. Cancer Diseases Hospital (CDH) Public Relations Officer (PRO) Ms. Mwiza Mwiya hospital says authorities pledge to replace all old radiotherapy equipment with new and advanced diagnostic equipment to enhance positive outcomes for patients. In addition to this, Ms. Mwiya says a...

Frank Nchimunya Sibuuku’s Mpali dream cheers IBA’s Victoria Sombo Mupwaya

Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda Despite his iconic exploits, Frank Nchimunya Sibuuku, credited as the brain’s nurturing Mpali, Zambia’s household Pay Television soap, this budding cinemagrapher keeps a low profile. As alluded to by a close confidante, none other than Eric Kasomo Junior, Sibuuku or Frank as peers on the set refer to him, is equally a gifted painter. Mr. Nguzu, the plantation guru is currently incarcerated and one may deduce that perhaps the Mpali crew is always filming at Chimbokaila Prison, now christened as Lusaka Central Correctional Facility (LCCF), ….alas…zero…this movie painter and team have conceived two makeshift cells...

Boutique hotel’s menus bursting with Stone Town flavour

Boutique hotel’s menus bursting with Stone Town flavour Newly opened The Neela Boutique Hotel Stone Town offers exciting new food and beverage outlets to entice the palates of visitors and locals enjoying a weekend away in Zanzibar’s ancient city STONE TOWN, 2 October 2023 – The Neela Boutique Hotel Stone Town recently opened in the heart of Zanzibar’s ancient city is already being feted as a gastronomic marvel enticing the palates of foreign travellers and African weekenders alike. In its two outlets– the Breadfruit Restaurant & Café and Views Rooftop Bar & Lounge – hotel developers Steve and Raju Shaulis...

HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje extols Multichoice partnership

HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje extols Multichoice partnership By Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela Hotel and Catering Association of Zambia (HCAZ) HCAZ President Christopher Nsenje is delighted over a growing partnership with Multichoice Zambia Limited with a clear mandate to be a voice and an effective representative for all hospitality establishments Hospitality Training Institutions, Hotels, Motels, Guest Houses,Lodges Safari Camps, Rest House, Council Guest Houses, to name but eight plus those in the Corporate World. Making reference to Ministry of Health (MoH) Senior Executives, Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority Zambia (TEVETA), Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) Ministry of Tourism (MoT)...

Journalists must upgrade their qualifications to enhance their reporting – Brian Hatyoka

By Derick Sinjela Brian Hatyoka, a 12-time award winning Journalist, is one of the dedicated journalists and Public Relations (PR) specialists in Zambia. He believes that journalists must upgrade their academic qualifications so that they have a broader understanding of different subjects they report. Brian has also counselled counsel journalists to ensure their stories are well researched and multi-sourced as well as written in an objective and professional manner to inform policy changes. He is currently Lusaka Press Club vice chairperson and has more than 18 years of practicing journalism in Zambia and abroad. In 2003, Brian graduated with a...

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