Category: Sustainable Development

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema deserves serious team support, to achieve power generation game change, Dr.. Nevers Sekwila Mumba dares State House technocrats

President Hakainde Sammy Hichilema deserves serious team support, to achieve power generation game change, Dr.. Nevers Sekwila Mumba dares State House technocrats šŸ›‘ATTENTIONā€¼ļø Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba says THIS COULD BE A SERIOUS GAME CHANGER IF WELL IMPLEMENTED. KUDOS THE THE PRESIDENT AND HIS TEAM. HH Writes : Fellow citizens, We have today witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a landmark Joint Development Agreement (JDA) between Zambia and the United Arab Emirates, aimed at facilitating massive investment in renewable energy in our country. This MoU and JDA will see ZESCO partner with MASDAR, a key investment...

Nagging electricity power outages making Zambians destitute, laments GLZ’s Lance Sannie

                        By Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela GENERATION Lead Zambia (GLZ) Media Director Lance Sannie Banda is concerned over the nagging status of power outages in the country. According to a Wednesday, 18th January, 2023 Press Release on ‘The Impact of Load-shedding on The Cost of Living’, Mr. Banda held a view that mostly ongoing power outages affect the overall economic as no one is spared from the staggered 12- hour- black outs implemented by Zesco Limited. As Zambia depends on the hydro power as a means of...

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement Friday, 13th January, 2023

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) Press Statement Friday, 13th January, 2023 LOAD SHEDDING TO ADVERSELY IMPACT THE MOST VULNERABLE AMIDST THE HIGH COST OF LIVING The cost of living for a family of five as measured by the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNNB) for the month of December 2022 in Lusaka stood at K8,982.82. This reflects a K 415.62 increase from the K8567.2 recorded in November, 2022. The upward movement in the basket is attributed to increased prices in food items such as 4kg onion which...

International Labour Organization (ILO) ADG & RDA Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon dates President Hakainde Hichilema

International Labour Organization (ILO) ADG & RDA Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon dates President Hakainde Hichilema By Malvin Nkhoma, Henry Chunza, Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela INTERNATIONAL Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General (ADG) and Regional Director for Africa (RDA), Ms. Cynthia Samuel- Olonjuwon arrives in Zambia on Sunday, 15th January, 2023 to attend the annual Retreat for ILO Directors in Africa in Lusaka from Wednesday, 18th to Friday, 20th January, 2023. Prior to the Retreat, convened under the theme: ā€˜Delivering of the 2019 Abidjan Declaration for ILO constituents in Africa and implementation of the Global Coalition on Social Justiceā€™,...

STATEMENT ON MEASURES TO ADDRESS COVID 19 AND DIARRHEAL DISEASES DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, HON. GARY NKOMBO, MP. ON Friday, 13TH JANUARY, 2023

Comprehensive Press Statement issued by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon Gary Nkombo, MP, Friday, 13th January, 2023. REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT STATEMENT ON MEASURES TO ADDRESS COVID 19 AND DIARRHEAL DISEASES DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, HON. GARY NKOMBO, MP. ON Friday, 13TH JANUARY, 2023 Prepared by: Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development LUSAKA Members of the press Ladies and gentlemen Country men and women I welcome you to this press briefing today. As you may recall, the Honourable Minister of Health, yesterday, presented...

DStv welcomes the launch of Quincy Jonesā€™ QWEST TV onto screens this month Featuring Jazz, Soul, Blues, Hip-hop, Rnb, Afrobeats, and Dance – only on DStv DStv welcomes the launch of Quincy Jonesā€™ QWEST TV onto screens this month Featuring Jazz, Soul, Blues, Hip-hop, Rnb, Afrobeats, and Dance – only on DStv

DStv welcomes the launch of Quincy Jonesā€™ QWEST TV onto screens this month Featuring Jazz, Soul, Blues, Hip-hop, Rnb, Afrobeats, and Dance – only on DStv DStv welcomes the launch of Quincy Jonesā€™ QWEST TV onto screens this month Featuring Jazz, Soul, Blues, Hip-hop, Rnb, Afrobeats, and Dance – only on DStv

DStv welcomes the launch of Quincy Jonesā€™ QWEST TV onto screens this month Featuring Jazz, Soul, Blues, Hip-hop, Rnb, Afrobeats, and Dance – only on DStv ā€¢ Available to DStv Compact Plus and Premium customers ā€¢ Open to Compact Customers from Friday, 20 January, 2023- Sunday, 19th February, 2023 Lusaka, Zambia – Friday, 13th January 2023 Press Release WITH exclusive access to high-end music, great concerts, documentaries and never-seen archived interviews, the global music streaming platform QWEST TV will officially be DStv channel 330. The channel will be open to DStv Compact Plus and Premium customers, with an open window...

“Do not drop your Covid 19 guard,” Sylvia Tembo-Masebo warns Zambians

“Do not drop your Covid 19 guard,” Sylvia Tembo-Masebo warns Zambians …coronavirus is real, prevention is better than curing! …a Healthy people, build a wealthy nation By Saeed Simon Banda, Henry Chunza, Malvin Nkhoma and Derrick Sinjela in Lusaka, Zambia HEALTH Minister Sylvia Tembo-Masebo is urging Zambians not to drop the guard with regard to keeping Coronavirus (COVID-19) five (5) golden rule guidelines and ensuring that communities are kept neat and tidy. Preaching a message of prevention is better than cure, Ms. Tembo – Masebo implored citizens to augment Government resolve to nip Covid 19 and diarrhea in the bud...

Dr. Keabetswe ModimoengĀ  appointed Corporate Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Group Executive for Multichoice Africa

  Dr. Keabetswe Modimoeng has been appointed as Corporate Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Group Executive for Multichoice Africa with effect from January 2023. Dr Modimoeng will report to Collen Dlamini (Group Executive Corporate Affairs), and he will be a member of the Multichoice Africa Executive Team. Dr Modimoeng is the former executive chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). His achievements at ICASA include the historic radio frequency spectrum auction in 2022, which was widely hailed as a key structural economic reform to improve competition in the South African economy. He is a former award-winning Sunday Times...

COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province

COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province

  COMACO in Nyalugwe Chiefdom, Eastern Province By John T. Njovu COMMUNITY Markets for Conservation (COMACO) operates out-grower schemes in poor communities to supply it with agro-products for its factory. It produces mealie meal (milled maize), peanut butter and, refines and bottles honey. It has been operating in the Nyalugwe chiefdom for almost two decades. An outgrower scheme is an economic system that is commonly being used by foreign owned companies and social enterprises in Zambia. Mainly due to poor service delivery of the government (bad governance), poor citizens are at the mercy of exploitative companies and social enterprises. The...

  Socialist Party central committee member Barbra Maramwidze writes: WHAT we see in the UPND today, the lack of a sense of direction, a lack of vision and the lies, remind us of the hard truth that Dr Fred M’membe spoke of before the 2021 elections: ababufi balaya ifingi. We heard so many promises but have seen the opposite being done. Many Zambians are in shock. Has the UPND abandoned its manifesto? If it has, which plan or manifesto is it now implementing? The current 12-hour blackouts are painful, and what makes them more frustrating is that we don’t know...

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