Daily Archives: March 11, 2018

Chipenzi advocates for abolishment of Death Penalty

MacDonald Chipenzi

Governance, Elections, Advocacy, and Research Services (GEARS) Initiative Zambia Executive Director MacDonald Chipenzi says death penalty should be abolished in Zambia forthwith. Mr. Chipenzi has told QTV News that this is because Zambia is a Christian nation and that it must not allow taking of someone’s life. He says all progressive democracies have abolished death penalty and that Zambia should ...

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Speaker on right path – Sinkamba

Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini (Picture by Albert Mpezeni)

Green Party Leader Peter Sinkamba says Speaker of National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini’s notice to the Electoral Commission of Zambia that a vacancy has occurred for Chilanga Constituency is not in any way a double standard on the part of the Speaker. Reacting to comments insinuating double standards on the part of the Speaker for “declaring” Chilanga Constituency vacant whilst ...

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All is set for commencement of political dialogue

Commonwealth Special Envoy Professor Ibrahim Gambari

Commonwealth Special Envoy Professor Ibrahim Gambari says all is set for the commencement of the much talked about political dialogue in Zambia. Professor Gambari says it is now time for the dialogue to start beginning with the formation of a stirring committee which will be launched on the 26th of March, 2018. Briefing journalists in Lusaka, Professor Gambari says members ...

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Govt constructing Chinsali General Hospital

Chinsali area Member of Parliament Kalalwe Mukosa

The PF Government is constructing a General Hospital in Chinsali District which will serve all districts of Muchinga province. Chinsali area Member of Parliament Kalalwe Mukosa disclosed to journalists at the PF Interactive Forum today in Lusaka that the construction of the hospital which has already taken shape and whose cost is estimated around K90 Million will bring quality health ...

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Govt commissions K15M border water, sanitation project

Govt commissions K15M border water, sanitation project

Government has commissioned the 15 Million Kwacha Chanida, Mwami, Mchinji water supply and sanitation project that will ease and improve the provision of water to communities across the borders. The design of the project was jointly Implemented by Eastern Water and Sewerage Company and the Central water board of Malawi and it involves drilling of boreholes and connecting surrounding houses ...

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HH demands that govt lifts fishing ban immediately

HH and GBM

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has called on the government to lift the fishing ban immediately saying it has taken long as some people depend on this activity. And the UPND leader has assured the nation that if elected into office, his priority in government will to remove all the inefficiencies in the agriculture sector accusing the PF Government of destroying ...

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Ng’oma urges Lungu, HH to emulate Kenyatta, Odinga

Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema

Political Scientist Dr. Alex Ng’oma has called on both President Edgar Lungu and opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema to take a leaf from Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga for their bold decision to reconcile. Kenya’s president and opposition leader have promised to begin a process of reconciliation following last year’s bitterly contested election. Mr. Kenyatta and ...

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