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Zambia – 2021 World Press Freedom Day (UPDATE)

*Official Press release*
STATEMENT ON THE 2021 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY COMMEMORATION

Lusaka, April 21, 2021
For Immediate Release
The Media Liaison Committee, through its World Press Freedom Day local organising committee, is pleased to announce to all journalists, media institutions and other stakeholders that we shall physically commemorate this year’s event on May 3. In Lusaka, the commemoration will also involve a marchpast from the High Court grounds to the Freedom Statue.

The commemorations will also be held in all provincial centres. This year’s theme is: Information as a public good, and we expect all media practitioners to translate this message effectively.

We further wish to inform all stakeholders that this year’s event will be graced by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zambia, Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu as our guest of honour; and he will march with the media.

We are very much alive to the limitations caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, so we strongly advise all stakeholders to mask up and take other precautionary health measures as advised by the Ministry of Health.

Enock Ngoma
Chairperson

24Feb/21

CCTV+: Up and Out of Poverty | Ep 1: How China Fulfilled Solemn Commitment to Eliminate Absolute Poverty

A new eight-episode documentary, Up and Out of Poverty, explores the inside story of China’s successful eradication of extreme poverty. Produced by China Media Group (CMG), the documentary features the theories and practices developed by China during the process and demonstrates China’s anti-poverty policies, models, and ideas. Continue reading

23Feb/21

Tianna

London /PenzaBoy/– Penzaboy Management, a music entertainment management company based in London, England dedicated to introducing upcoming talent based in Africa to international markets to grow their global audience, have signed Tianna, a recording artist, songwriter, fashion model, actress, humanitarian and young female entrepreneur, born and raised in Ndola Zambia. They have seen potential in her becoming an international superstar like her hit song “Super Star” with Ray Dee that has already been viewed over half a million times on YouTube in the last few months since it’s release. Continue reading

10Feb/21

Xi: China ready to cooperate with CEE countries on vaccines

BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — China Daily: A highlight from President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the virtual China-CEEC Summit in Beijing, Feb 9, 2021. Continue reading

01Jan/21

CGTN: After ‘extraordinary’ 2020, what are Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021?

BEIJING, Jan. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — 2021, a year that marks the beginning of China’s new five-year plan period and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is knocking at the door. Continue reading

29Sep/20

Launch of the Memoir of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda

Widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern Africa, the memoir of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda is a personal recollection of major events in the life, the time and the work. 

At ninety-five, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda reflects on his public and private life, from his early years as a son of an early African missionary and teacher in the 1940s, through the struggle against colonial rule in the 1950s and leading Zambia to independence in 1964 and becoming first president of Zambia until 1991 and the founding member and patriarch of the Pan-Africanist Movement. As freedom fighter and anti-apartheid leader, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda persistently supported the liberation struggle in various countries in the sub-region.  

A gifted musician, sportsman, humanitarian and author, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda still lives up to his legacy and continues to have a positive impact on the people of Zambia, Africa and beyond. Kaunda was married to the love of his life Beatrice Banda who passed away in 2012 and they were blessed with eight children.

As well as the privilege of being the first President of Zambia, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda is a recipient of numerous national and international awards and honours.

THE LAUNCH OF THE MEMOIR

DATE: TBD
VENUE:
The African Union Commission Conference Centre & Office Complex, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
HOS
T: The Pan-African Fathers’ Forum In parallel with the General Assembly of the African Union

For more information, please contact:Name: Sola Ajay Tel: +234 806 686 1111

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Source: kennethkaunda.org

06Jun/20

VIVOTEK Joins ENOVA Robotics Police Robot Project to Enforce COVID-19 Lockdown in Tunisia

In times of uncertainty, as a global leading IP surveillance solution provider, VIVOTEK (TWSE: 3454) is honored to be part of the police robot “P-Guard” project in Tunisia. Produced by ENOVA Robotics, the P-Guard robot has been deployed on the streets by the interior ministry of Tunisia to impose lockdown restrictions on citizens and to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Read more

23Dec/19

U.S. recalls its ambassador to Zambia after gay rights row – sources

LUSAKA, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The United States has withdrawn its ambassador to Zambia following a row with authorities in the southern African nation after he criticised the jailing of a gay couple, embassy sources said on Monday.
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