Category: Sustainable Development

Hakainde Hichilema, The Christain Nation State and Capital Punishment

  By Malama Katulwende The President of Zambia, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, has removed from the statute books the defamation of the president and capital punishment laws. I thank him for decriminalizing defamation of the president, but the removal of capital punishment is a double edged sword – it is wrong and inconsistent with societal and biblical norms, as well as a mockery of justice. Let me demonstrate why this is the case. (1) Before we even begin to debate the issue of capital punishment, let us recall that capital punishment has existence in a social setting. There is a society...

“I am a brothers and sisters keeper,” UPND Kabwata MP Andrew Tayengwa assures Kamulanga Ward residents

    By Henry Chunza Saeed Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Kabwata Constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Andrew Tayengwa says helping needy individuals and families is top priority during his first term as a parliamentarian. Speaking during a Saturday, 24th December, 2022 interaction with community members in Kamulanga Ward, south of Lusaka, Mr. Tayengwa implored Zambians to walk the talk as Citizens in a Christian Nation through ameliorating vulnerability beyond ones nuclear family. In an apparent reference to Zambia’s extended family values, Tayengwa reiterated that being born and bred in Kabwata Constituency, it is...

IMF and Investor Confidence – Dr. Lubinda Haabazoka

  …So why isn’t money flowing in and why is The Kwacha losing value even with “Papa and Mama IMF” on board? By Dr. Lubinda Haabazoka THIS article is not for political cadres but intellectuals that enjoy mature economic debate. The article is aimed at contributing to national economic development. I never forget especially heated economic discourse. Today I want to address the issue of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and investor confidence. The whole country (Zambia) knows that I have never supported IMF packages. Those that argue for packages say that with the IMF on board, investor confidence increases...

Have A BUMPAAA Festive Season with GOtv… GOtv’s gift to everyone – Get MORE entertainment for FREE

By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA and SAEED SIMON BANDA GOtv comes bearing gifts this festive season, where customers get a surprise simply by paying for their subscriptions From Monday, 19th December, 2022 to Saturday, 24th January, 2023, GOtv customers who pay or renew their GOtv Subscriptions will be upgraded to a higher package at no extra cost! That’s right pay now and enjoy a higher package for FREE! Lusaka, Zambia – What better way to celebrate loyal customers than with this amazing Festive gift? GOtv is giving customers a chance to step up their holiday entertainment experience at no extra...

Stay Connected to DStv and the Ones you Love this Festive Season with Great Entertainment – – Plus a FREE Package Upgrade at no Extra Cost!

  By Derrick Sinjela, Henry Chunza and Saeed Simon Banda DStv is giving Zambian customers many more reasons to stay glued to their sofas this festive season. With an ever-expanding bouquet of the latest sport, movies, series, and reality shows available on multiple platforms, it’s never been easier to stay entertained. And to celebrate the upcoming festive season with a gift to customers, DStv is offering free package upgrades at no extra cost. From the Monday, 19th of December 2022 to Saturday, 31st of January 2023, DStv customers only have to keep their DStv subscriptions active and DStv will upgrade...

Zimba-A gateway to Zambia’s Tourist Capital

  … as Zimba Town Council hosts Smart Zambia  By DERRICK SINJELA, HENRY CHUNZA and SAEED SIMON BANDA ZIMBA Town Council Secretary Christopher Siasinyanga believes that investment and acquisition of information Communications Technology (ICT) and new media platforms will enhance operational visibility of the local authority. Speaking when a delegation from Smart Zambia called on him on Tuesday,  20th December, 2022, Mr. Siasinyanga was elated that e-governance will strengthen the council’s geographical proximity to the tourist capital, Livingstone. The Council Secretary says Zimba is a strategically located district who’s cultural and social economic prospects should be marketed to attract more...

DSaT implores journalists to specialise in science communication reporting

  DSaT implores journalists to specialise in science communication reporting By Alfonso Matthew Kasongo DZIWA Science and Technology Trust (DSaT), a Zambian Non Governmental advocating for science communication and advocacy has reiterated calls to train journalists in modern biotechnology reporting to ensure they understand new emerging technologies among them Genome Editing. The organisation notes with concern the increased information gap on new emerging technologies hence calling for the training of journalists in science communication if the gap is to be bridged. DSaT founder and Executive Director Veronica Mwaba who is in Lagos ,Nigeria attending a consultative meeting on Genome Editing...

Supreme Court Justice Evans Hamaundu to appear before Judicial Complaints Commission over ‘Corruption Allegations’ against him

  Supreme Court Justice Evans Hamaundu to appear before Judicial Complaints Commission over ‘Corruption Allegations’ against him By Merlyn Mwanza The Judicial Complaints Commission (JCC) will hear complaints of corruption levelled against Supreme Court Justice Evans Mweembani Hamaundu, while dismissing complaints against his colleagues’ justices Michael Musonda and Nigel Mutuna respectively. Impeccable sources in the judiciary have told Daily Revelation that the commission has resolved to hold hearings against justice Hamaundu between January 17-19, 2023, with the hearings being heard in camera or outside public eye. Lusaka businessman Misheck Chatora in September 2022 complained against Hamaundu and the other four...

Cooperating Partners cheer Prof. Lackson Kasonka

  By Bilke Mulenga | Journalist Communication and External Relations Department of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA | Ministry of Health – HQ Haile Selassie Road, Longacres | Box 30205 | Lusaka- Zambia Phone No.: +260 955 684929 / 0975 658330 Email: bilkemulenga@gmail.com The Government has expressed gratitude to all Cooperating Partners (CPs) for helping in achieving the UNSAID target of achieving said the country has made a remarkable strides towards the HIV epidemic control among the populations having reached the UNAIDS target of 90-90-90 by the end 2019. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical...

South African Music Icon, Yvonne Chaka Chaka Tours MultiChoice Zambia Offices

  Lusaka, Zambia – Legendary South African Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Teacher, dubbed the “Princess of Africa”, Yvonne Chaka Chaka is in Zambia. She arrived aboard South African airways on Tuesday, 13th December 2022. The South African Music icon received a warm welcome from the cast of Mpali which recently won Best Television series at the 2022 Ngoma Awards, and local fans. Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been invited to the country by the Mpali Cast to feature in an episode of Mpali. Speaking when Chaka Chaka toured MultiChoice Zambia Offices, Leah Kooma, MultiChoice Zambia Managing, Leah Kooma thanked...

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