First Lady says art is key to development

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa says art plays a pivotal role in the socioeconomic development of the country. Mrs Mwanawasa said art is a significant mean of communication that if used effectively, can contribute to the enhancement of development in the country. Mrs Mwanawasa said art is...

PF prepares for 2011 polls

The opposition Patriotic Front, PF, says it has intensified preparations for its participation in the 2011 general elections. PF Spokesperson, Given Lubinda, said the party has put in place programmes in readiness for the 2011 general elections. Mr. Lubinda told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka...

Seven month pregnant wife stabbed to death

Police in Nchelenge in Luapula are holding a man of Mutampuka village in Chienge district for stabbing his pregnant wife to death. Police  told ZANIS in Nchelenge that on 20th July this year, the named man  allegedly  have stabbed his 24 year old wife with...

ZAMWA gives motherly hand to rural AIDS fight

SINCE the advent of HIV/AIDS, war has been waged against the eradication of the disease by several countries, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and to some extent, individuals. And on NGOs that have taken a unique approach towards the fight against HIV/AIDS, is the Zambia Media Women...

1st Lady Maureen Mwanawasa bemoans food insecurity, low incomes among women

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa says food insecurity and low incomes have continued to devastate women across the country. Mrs. Mwanawasa says this trend degrades the status of women and deprives them of the opportunity to effectively participate in national development. She however called on women not...

Zambia floats Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika for the position of Chairperson of the

The Zambian government has nominated its   Ambassador to the United States of America Inonge  Mbikusita-Lewanika as its   candidate for the position of Chairperson of the Africa Union Commission in view of  the election that will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January next...

Maureen implores investors in Kasama to embrace corporate social responsibility

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa has implored both local and foreign investors in Kasama to embrace Corporate Social Responsibility so as to foster economic development in the district. Mrs. Mwanawasa said corporate social responsibility is a vehicle through which communities can benefit from  companies operating in their...

SADC One-Stop Border in the offing

Government has disclosed that a 'One Stop Boarder' to reduce on unnecessary delays at boarder posts among the traveling public is under-way in the SADC region. Communication and Transport  Permanent Secretary Peter Tembo says the One Stop Boarder concept is one of the frameworks SADC member...

First Lady commends the church for its support to the needy in society

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa has commended the Christian movement in Zambia for its devotion to the  spiritual and physical needs of the vulnerable in society. Mrs Mwanawasa says the church has been one of the most reliable partners in the work of the Maureen Mwanawasa Community...

Report husbands who sell off all the harvested maize, Choma wives told

A senior government official in Choma has urged women in chief Macha's area to report to traditional authorities husbands who will sell off all their harvested maize. Addressing villagers at chief Macha's palace, acting Choma district commissioner Mungoni Simulilika said only surplus food must be sold....

The Way of the Righteous

Being righteous means that we are in right standing with Almighty God. It’s a very powerful, spiritual position. When we choose Jesus, we choose righteousness. But, we have to make the decision to live righteously each and every day. Righteous living is simply following God’s ways. It is the evidence that we have faith in Him. When we follow God commands, it proves that we believe Him. It keeps our faith alive because faith without action is dead or useless. Not only that, righteous living keeps us growing in God and closes the door to the enemy. It makes our prayers powerful and effective. When we honor God and His Word above all else, it pleases Him, and He promises to make our way smooth.

First Lady says lack of technology hinders women entrepreneurs ability to produce

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa says lack of appropriate technology in rural areas is a major impediment to women entrepreneurs' ability to add value to goods and services they produce. Mrs. Mwanawasa said women have continued to rely on traditional methods of producing goods and services...

Time Out!

All moms have an office that never closes and an inbox that never empties, whether we work outside the home or not. This daily grind can put us all on the fast track to burnout. If motherhood were a pet, and you were...

Ministry of Tourism exposes impostors

A scum has been unearthed in which some unscrupulous people are impersonating Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources minister Kabinga Pande. Ministry of Tourism Public Relations Officer Bwalya Nondo disclosed that the suspected impostors are making phone calls to unsuspecting Lodge owners and other people in...