40% Zambians living in extreme poverty-CSPR

Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR), Resource, Governance, Programme Coordinator Tommy  Singongi is worried that 54 percent of Zambians are living in  poverty while 40% (percent)  live in extreme poverty.  Mr. Singongi was speaking at the CSPR Public Service Delivery and Social Accountability in Zambia at Raddison Blu Hotel in Lusaka, in a paper lamenting […]

Saunders calls for death penalty for economic plunderers

Political Analyst Dante Saunders is worried that President Edgar Lungu flew out of the country to Congo, Brazzaville instead of visiting  families of victims of Cholera that has broken out in Lusaka. And Saunders who campaigned for the late Michael Sata has called for death penalty for economic plunderers. Speaking in an interview, Saunders said […]

SHA calls for diversification of crops

By Fulman Mukobeko and Jessie Zimba Self Help African(SHA) Zambian Director Kalongo Chitengi has emphasised the need for  farmers to diversify from maize to other crops  if the country is to be fully food secure. Named one of the most influential women in Africa, Ms Chitengi says the media plays a pivotal role  in fostering […]

SHA calls for poverty eradication

Self Help Africa(SHA) Country Director Kalongo Chitengi has emphasized the need for African Governments to holistically eradicate poverty.  Ms Chitengi attributed the increased  HIV and AIDs infection rate and social vices in Africa to poverty. In an apparent reference to Former South African President Thabo Mbeki who once remarked that it is poverty and not […]

Tembo questions Lungu’s Christianity

Patriots for Economic Progress(PEP) leader Sean Enock Tembo(SET) says the party will not take part in the National Day of Prayers, Fasting and Reconciliation because it is  government’s ploy to hoodwink  society that President Edgar Lungu is a Christian  when in fact not. “We have taken time to reflect on the upcoming National Day of […]

Don’t politicize National Day of Prayers-Shimunza

We as the Movement for National Transformation, MNT, call on all Zambians to unite on 18th October, 2017, in order to take advantage of prayer, fasting, and reconciliation efforts among all Zambians, to honor God and not any other agenda. All divisive rhetoric or programs must be cancelled on this day. We are quickly losing […]

Access to decent housing still a challenge-Deka

Policy Monitoring  Research Centre (PMRC) Executive Director Bennadette Deka says access to descent housing remains a huge challenges in Zambia. Speaking during the PMRC and People’s Republic of China Infrastructure Development Symposium, at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel  in Lusaka, Ms Deka said there is a serious housing deficit in Zambia. Ms. Deka has since urged […]