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President Museveni urges Commonwealth Parliamentarians to uphold parliamentary democracy at the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

The President of the Republic of Uganda and Vice-Patron of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), His Excellency Yoweri K. Museveni has urged Commonwealth Parliamentarians to uphold democratic principles and the values of the Commonwealth as he opened the 64 th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (64th CPC) for over 500 delegates in Kampala, Uganda. The President of Uganda spoke of the Commonwealth having great potential through its common language and opportunities for cooperation on trade, culture and governance.

50TH COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE HELD IN ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA, 30TH AUGUST TO 5TH SEPTEMBER, 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt Hon Mr Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, BA, FCIArb, MP joined other Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Speakers and Heads of Delegation in attending the 50th CPA Africa Region Conference held in picturesque Zanzibar, Tanzania from 30th August to 5th September, 2019. The Conference which was held under the theme: “E-Parliament: Seamless Platform for Facilitating Democracy” was officially opened by H.E Dr Ali Mohammed Shein, President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council.

''Respond to changing society" - Hamukale challenges Parliamentary Staff

Southern Province Minister Honourable Edify Hamukale, MP has called on Parliamentary staff to come up with a continuous reform agenda aimed at repositioning the institution to pro-actively respond to the changing needs of society.

Honourable Hamukale said this at the opening of the 20th  Zimbabwe-Zambia-Botswana (Zim/Zam/Bots) senior Parliamentary Staff Seminar, which was held at Avani Victoria falls in Livingstone from 22nd to 23rd August 2019, under the theme ''Evolution: Adapting to Emerging Trends'',

DR JONAS CHANDA CONDUCTS A SENSITIZATION PROGRAMME IN MUSHILI WARD

The Member of Parliament for Bwanamkubwa Constituency, Dr Jonas Chanda on 24th August, 2019 conducted a sensitisation programme in Mushili ward which aimed at providing information to the constituents on the role of a Member of Parliament and Constituency Office.  Dr Chanda with the help of drama groups and Constituency Office staff also articulated in general, the opportunities available for the constituents to participate in the work of the National Assembly and in particular how they can access the Constituency Office.

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CHIMBAMILONGA CONSTITUENCY OFFICE SENSITISES KAPISHA WARD

Chimbamilonga Constituency Office conducted an outreach programme in Chibanga and Mushi villages in Kapisha ward to sensitize the constituents on the roles of the Member of Parliament and Constituency Office. The event that took place on Monday, 5th August, 2019 was attended by over 600 people and included, local cultural groups who through their performances disseminated information on the work and activities of the National Assembly.

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SPEAKER MATIBINI ATTENDS 10TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SPEAKERS OF AFRICAN PARLIAMENTS

Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt. Honourable, Justice, Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, FCIArb,  MP was among several Speakers who attended the 10th Conference of Speakers of African Parliaments, held on 6th and 7th August, 2019, in Midrand, South Africa.
The Conference hosted by the Pan African Parliament was held under the theme: Towards durable solutions to forced migration to accelerate integration and development in Africa: Role of National and regional Parliaments” This is line with the 2019 African Union theme.

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Lukashya, Kasama Central and Malole constituencies exhibit at Northern Province Agriculture Show

The National Assembly of Zambia through Lukashya, Kasama Central and Malole Constituency Offices participated in the Northern Province Agriculture, Tourism and Investment show which took place from 28th to 30th June, 2019 in Kasama.  The three Constituency Offices which exhibited at the Agriculture Show under the theme, “Embracing Industrial Development” provided information to the show-goers on the roles of the Constituency Office and the Member of Parliament.  Further, the Constituency Office staff took the opportunity to note concerns that were presented by the public

Speaker Matibini challenges Parliamentarians to positively contribute to addressing climate change

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt. Hon Mr Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, BA, FCIArb, MP, has challenged Members of Parliament to equip themselves with necessary tools and skills in order for them to engage and contribute effectively to climate change. He said this when opening the workshop on promoting Parliamentary engagement on climate change on Monday, 22nd July, 2019 at Parliament Buildings in Lusaka.

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