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Rigging prospects worry Kelvin Bwalya Fube

By Francis Maingaila and Derrick Sinjela The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) alliance has observed that the allegations of rigging of the coming elections seem real urging the Electoral Commission of Zambia to nip the worry in the bud. Zambia Must Prosper Movement president Kelvin Bwalya Fube (KBF) told journalists at a media briefing in Lusaka that he has taken a tour across the country and established prima facie evidence of rigging plans instigated by the Patriotic Front (PF). A lawyer by profession, Mr. Fube established worrisome grounds which confirmed allegations of a rigging plot by the PF...

Zambia needs more technical skills, insists UPPZ President Charles Chanda

By Derrick Sinjela Positioning himself as a better choice to become Zambia’s Seventh Republican President, United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) leader Charles Chanda is calling for more practical skills being taught to pupils and students While acknowledging some progress made since Zambia attained independence on Saturday 24th October 1964, Mr. Chanda says white collar jobs will not develop Zambia. 57-years after weaning herself from British Colonial rule, Mr. Chanda prefers blue collar jobs arguing that accountancy will not improve the economy. “Our education is in a mess and needs a cleaner. It is part of our national problem as...

“Our Zambian borders are open,” Judith Kapijimpanga invites Indian Manufacturers

“Our Zambian borders are open,” Judith Kapijimpanga invites Indian Manufacturers New Delhi, Sunday (August 8, 2021) Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga has urged Indian manufacturers to consider Zambia as their safest destination for investment. She said Zambia looked forward to attracting investors from approximately 600 paper mills in India which had twelve major players. Mrs. Kapijimpanga said there was need for more producers and converters of products such as printing, fine and writing papers, papers for packaging use, thin packaging papers, tissue papers, papers for corrugated board, fluting, testliner, wrapping paper, packaging papers and misc. This came to...

ZIIMA concerned with PF dragging The Media into their desperation

ZIIMA Jajah Coulibaly concerned with PF dragging The Media into their desperation By Jajah Coulibaly President Contact: +260978718044/ +260975094700 Email:ziimafreepress@gmail.com Sunday, 8th August 2021 WE have observed with much regret the reported cloning of one of Zambia’s leading privately owned newspapers, THE MAST, by suspected PF agents to suit their appetite for toxic hate speech. The said publication under headline, HH IS A SATANIST, has potential to draw the media house into unnecessary conflict with the UPND and the party President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema in person. We realise that most politicians from the PF have no agenda and message in...

2016-2021 ECZ team lacks credibility, Zambians are slowly losing confidence

By Obert Namalongo Political Activist Stakeholders concerned over safety ballot boxes must be supported by all well-meaning Zambians. In the frist place, it is clear by that majority people have lost confidence in the Electoral Commission of Zambia under Esau Chulu and Patrick Nshindano. ECZ working with all Councils countrywide should avoid confusion in the process of offloading and packing ballot boxes. Further, ECZ should give answers on Media reports regarding safety of ballot papers in Mporokoso, Petauke and Ndola, as they did for Lusaka Civic Centre. I encourage all political parties, the church and ordinary people in Zambia to...

PSMD beats Lusaka Media Team 2-1

By Lusaka Media Team The game involving Public Service Management Division (PSMD) and Lusaka Media Team has been described as a tough encounter by both sides. The two teams locked horns this afternoon at Queensmead stadium and caused serious damages on the playing surface in what one would in another words, describe the match as Clash of Titans. After playing to a stalemate for about 35 minutes in the first half, the physically charged PSMD finally found the back of the net following poor making by scribes at the back. However, barely 60 seconds after that, the journalists responded positively and...

STREETISM IN ZAMBIA; all you have to know

By Mukuka Jackson Nawa – Poet, Writer, Political commentator, Youth Activist, Good governance Activist Definition +260 95 5199447 STREET children are poor or homeless children who live on the streets of a city, town, or village. Homeless youth are often called street kids or street child ; the definition of street children is contested, but many practitioners and policymakers use UNICEF’s concept of boys and girls, aged under 18 years, for whom “the street” (including unoccupied dwellings and wasteland) has become home and/or their source of livelihood, and who are inadequately protected or supervised. NOTE: In everyday speech, people may...

Zambia Chamber of Mines Newsletter – August Edition

Zambia’s Mining Industry ready to invest US$2.5 Billion Funds Meant for Mine Expansion   The Mining Industry is ready to invest 2.5Billion United states Dollars in mine expansion and a further 439Million United States Dollars in capital expenditure if adjustments are made to the current mining regime.   Government recently held a mining indaba to address issues bordering on mining taxation.   Zambia Chamber of Mines President Dr. Godwin Beene, says the unfavorable mineral royalty tax has continued in holding up in excess of 2.5Billion United States Dollars of fresh capital from international financial institutions for expansion out of reach...

How Zambia can combat deforestation-ZEMA

By Alain Kabinda CLIMATE change is one of the greatest challenges humanity is facing, and is predicted to become the biggest single driver of biodiversity loss over the next 50-100 years, larger than loss of habitat, over-exploitation, and introduction of invasive species. According to the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), global climate change is being defined as a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years, which may be a change in average weather conditions or the distributions of events around that average. In 1992, the international community...

Chief Zingalume calls subjects to embrace community forestry

By Daniel Bili Chadiza, August 5, 2021, ZANIS Chief Zingalume of the Chewa speaking people of Chadiza district in the Eastern Province has called on his subjects to embrace Community Forest Management. Chief Zingalume observed that with high rates of deforestation in Zambia, community forestry plays an important role in addressing the drivers of deforestation. He emphasised the need for communities to be sensitised so that they understand and see the benefits of protecting their forests. He stressed the important role that community Forests program play towards mitigating the negative effects of climate change. “The immediate drivers of deforestation include...

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