• Zambia Adopts New Electoral Rules, Sets Elections On 11 August 2016

    Zambia Adopts New Electoral Rules, Sets Elections On 11 August 20160

    Zambia has adopted a new set of electoral laws that has set a new date for the forthcoming general elections and introduced what has been described as ‘progressive clauses.’ The country’s President, Edgar Lungu has assented to the Constitution of Zambia Amendment Bill of 2015. Since the 1990s, Zambians have been calling for this amendment

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  • HIV+ Priest Using Social Media To Encourage Positive Living

    HIV+ Priest Using Social Media To Encourage Positive Living0

    By Paul Shalala A 47 year old Anglican Priest, who is living with HIV has taken to social media to encourage positive living and discourage fellow clergymen from stopping HIV positive congregants from taking Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ARV) drugs. Reverend Stuart Bweupe, the priest in charge at Kabwe North Parish, has been posting Facebook and WhatsApp

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  • Zambia’s chaotic land administration

    Zambia’s chaotic land administration0

    Zambia is in a bizarre position when it comes to land administration and management. No one knows how much land is available for various purposes. For over 20 years the Zambian government has insisted that only 6% of land in Zambia is state land the remaining 94% is customary. The truth is that a lot

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  • Who will defend press freedom in Zambia

    Who will defend press freedom in Zambia0

    An important article on the ongoing attack on press freedom in Zambia by Bruce Chooma. Media freedom is important because as Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen reminds us “development is freedom”. The work of journalists is becoming increasingly difficult in Zambia due to growing intolerance by the state to independent media and a rise in cases

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Paul Shalala ZNBC

On behalf of other Mumbwa-Mumbwas, i wish to congratulate the newly sworn in Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa who grew up in Kapyanga Village of Mumbwa here in Zambia and was educated at Mumbwa High School where I did my Grade 10 to 12. We are proud Mumbwa-Mumbwas!!!!