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The CPHIA: A Platform for African-Led Public Health!

By Jedidiah Emmanuel Katongo The International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) was formed in 2017 by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in collaboration with the African Union, the World Health Organization, and other partners. The inaugural CPHIA conference was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in November 2017. The CPHIA was formed to provide a platform for African leaders to reflect on lessons learned in health and science, and to align on a way forward for creating more resilient health systems on the continent. The conference also aims to promote African-led innovation in public...

Zambia to Host Third International Conference on Public Health in Africa!

  By Jedidiah Emmanuel Katongo Zambia will host the third annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) from November 27 to 30, 2023. The CPHIA is a convening of African leaders, policymakers, public health professionals, and other stakeholders to discuss and address the most pressing public health challenges facing the continent. This year’s CPHIA theme is “Breaking Barriers: Repositioning Africa in the Global Health Architecture.” This theme reflects the growing recognition that Africa must play a more leading role in shaping the global health agenda. The CPHIA 2023 will focus on a range of issues, including: Pandemic preparedness...

ActionAid Zambia launches Climate Justice Campaign

By Derrick Sinjela ActionAid Zambia Country Acting Director Andrew Chikowore says the existing climate crisis must be overcome through investment in clean energy. United Party for National Development (UPND) Mwandi Member of Parliament (MP) Sibeso Kakoma Sefulo in the Western Province and her Patriotic Front (PF) Kasama Central peer Sinongile Mwamba in the Northern Province  participated launch held at the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road Campus, preceded by a March past from Manda Hill Shopping Mall. Not to be left out, a poet, drama group, and artistes; Brian Bwembya (BFlow) and Ms. Mwiza Zulu song to a receptive...

Night of Laughter: The Sequel with Chingliz

Night of Laughter: The Sequel with Chingliz

Press Release Tuesday, 5 September 2023   Lusaka, Zambia – In a studio bustling with excitement, a comedic legend celebrates his tenth anniversary in comedy. Hubert Mumba, better known by his stage name, Chingliz, shares his journey from an engineering student to the beacon of laughter he has become today. He is not only one of the masterminds behind the phenomenal Night of Laughter on Zambezi Magic, he is also a pivotal figure aiming to diversify and invigorate the comedic scene across Africa. Having started off as a civil engineering student, Chingliz took an unexpected detour into comedy, blending his...

MULTICHOICE GREENLIGHTS SEASON 2 OF SHAKA ILEMBE

Lusaka, Zambia – The massively popular SHAKA ILEMBE will be back! MultiChoice today confirmed that the standout drama series, which has won fans and rave reviews in abundance, has been commissioned for a second season. With its rich visuals, excellent performances, respectful authenticity and outstanding entertainment, season 1 of SHAKA ILEMBE showcased the origins story of the legendary African King, culminating with a victorious Shaka returning to take the Zulu throne. Season 2 will pick up the story as he begins his long prophesized reign, writing himself into history. Speaking on the decision to renew the series, MultiChoice CEO General...

SARW’s Edward Lange launches Mining Community Participation Tool Kit

By Derrick Sinjela Southern African Resource Watch (SARW) Senior Research and Advocacy Officer, Edward Lange says the SARW Tool Kit for Effective and Sustainable Community Participation Grievance Redress Mechanism and Environmental Justice Financing in Mining Projects guarantee mediation among investors and host mining areas in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Speaking at the just concluded Tuesday, 29th-Wednesday 30th August 2023 Zambia Alternative Mining Indaba (ZAMI) themed: “Strengthened critical minerals governance in the energy transition era in Zambia for all Zambians,” Mr. Lange explained that the instrument will benefit quicker resolution of conflict in mining areas. The 2023 ZAMI...

Albir Krganov, Head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia: “We are not against science, we are against Satanism”

The International Religious Forum, which took place from 13 to 14 September, has ended in St. Petersburg. The event gathered a large number of participants from almost 50 countries. Among them were leaders and representatives of different religious denominations and communities. Today the theologians face the phenomenon of the development of information technologies, because along with the progress there are more and more threats to people of faith. It turns out that virtual muftis are already being used in the world. The head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia, Albir Krganov, told how representatives of Islam treat these...

“Fighting the influence of the West”: participants of the St. Petersburg International Religious Forum puzzled by common problems

From 13 to 14 September the II International Religious Forum took place in St. Petersburg. The event brought together representatives of various religious confessions from almost 50 countries of the world. During the two days of the forum, its participants managed to discuss a number of important issues and problems. One of them is pressure on believers. The general coordinator of the Islamic Action Front, Lebanon’s Al-Jayd Zuheir, came to Russia aware that inter-ethnic and inter-confessional hostility is not welcome here. At the final press conference, he noted that the first word of Prophet Muhammad was the word “Read”. Al-Jayd...

Representatives of Muslim communities praised the high level of organization of the International Religious Forum in St. Petersburg

  Representatives from almost 50 countries took part in the event. Compared to the previous International Religious Forum in 2021, this forum gathered almost twice as many guests. Among the participants were religious figures from Russia. The Deputy Mufti of Volgograd has been living in Russia for a long time. This forum turned out to be extremely important for him, because here were discussed issues that are of particular concern to all mankind today. Hussein Walid could not avoid such a process as the Special Military Operation in Ukraine.   “I live in Nalchik. I have a lot of experience...

AFRICAN FRUITS’ DEMAND HIGH ON RUSSIAN TABLES AND SHELVES

Fruits from African countries such as Tanzania are on high demand in Russia and this presents a huge opportunity for trade and collaboration between Russia and many African countries. This came to light during the recent successfully held second Russia-Africa economic and humanitarian summit on July, 29, 2023 in Saint Petersburg when the President of the Russian Society of Friendship with Tanzania, the business ambassador from Delovaya Rossia in Tanzania Yury Korobov met with the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Kassim Majaliwa. Mr Yury Korobov, also known as YK, said the Russian market is wide and open...

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