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Zambia: Government is dissapointed with “Black Friday” Campaign – Sakeni

Picture from the Lusaka Times Website
Picture from the Lusaka Times Website

Story from the Zed Chronicle Website

Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni has expressed disappointment in the planned door to door campaign by the civil society to oppose the fuel and maize subsidy removal. He described it as totally unnecessary and called on the civil society to find other ways of engaging government. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Womens organisation condemn GBM for saying beating a wife is a sign of love

GBMStory from the Lusaka Times Website

The Non Governmental Organization Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has condemned in the strongest terms the statement attributed to Defense Minister Geoffrey Mwamba in today’s edition of POST newspaper suggesting that when a man beats his wife it’s a sign of love. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: CDDR Denounces Mass Arrests of Civil Society Members and Students in Zambia

Story from the Mwebantu Website

UNZA Students with Kalingalinga residents Protesting
UNZA Students with Kalingalinga residents Protesting

THE Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR) is demanding that the Patriotic Front-led Government of Zambia halt its unlawful arrests of citizens for exercising their constitutional rights by participating in protests. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Zambians declare ‘Black Friday attire’ over increased cost of living

UNZA Students Protesting in  Kalingalinga wearing Black attire
UNZA Students Protesting in Kalingalinga wearing Black attire

Story from the Zambian Watchdog

A consortium of Non-Governmental organisations including FODEP, SACCORD, Church Mother bodies, and others have called on people regardless of their political affiliation to wear black attire as a show of mourning for deteriorating standards of life us majority of poor Zambians have been consigned to death at the expense of the few people in government. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: NGOCC Welcomes the Introduction of Contraceptives in Schools

NGOCCStory from the Zed Chronicle

The NON Governmental Organisation Coordinating Committee (NGOCC) has welcomed Education minister’s announcement to introduce contraceptives in schools as was the case in public places. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Police says will question PF Southern Province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda over gun shots at nightclub

Southern Province police chief Charity Katanga
Southern Province police chief Charity Katanga

Story from the Zambian Watchdog

Southern Province Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga has confirmed that the police in Livingstone had received a complaint of firing gun shots allegedly by Patriotic Front (PF) Southern Province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda  and that the provincial PF police secretary would be questioned soon. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Don’t trust Sata, US embassy official tells YALI

SATAStory from the Zambian Watchdog

The Zambian Embassy of the United States has threatened to cut funding to Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) if the organization’s governance advisor Isaac Mwanza accepts the possible appointment by Republican President Sata to the Referendum Commission, describing the move government’s intention to infiltrate the NGO and silencing voices of citizens who critic the PF’s autocratic tendencies of governance, including members of parliament. But Non- Governmental Organisation Coordinating Committee (NGOCC) President Sata’s pending decision is an extension of olive branch to women and the Zambian youth. Click here for the Full Story

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