Give youths opportunity to understand emergent world issues - Speaker Matibni

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Rt. Hon. Justice Dr. Patrick Matibini, SC, MP has called on a stakeholders to give youths an opportunity to develop an understanding of emergent issues on both the Zambian and world issues.

Development Partners confident of economic recovery

Zambia’s cooperating partners are confident that the government is on the right path to economic recovery. The sentiments were echoed by various cooperating partners during a recent meeting between the government and Zambia’s foreign friends.
Related to the meeting, Chairperson of the Cooperating Partners Group [CPG] and Head of the British Department for International Cooperation [DFID] in Zambia, Bruce Lawson-McDowall, said Zambia has the potential to attract further international investment, develop her economy rapidly and share

H.E. Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu Officially Opens Parliament

His Excellence The President Of The Republic Of Zambia, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu has officially opened the First Session of the Twelveth National Assembly on 30th September 2016. To access the full speech click here.


If there was something killing one in three men then there would be an outcry, says Secretary-General

Global leaders and institutions have endorsed the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s call to work more effectively together to end the suffering of women and girls facing violence at the hands of their partners. To read more, click here

Commonwealth hub to unlock billions in climate finance for developing countries

Vulnerable small island states and developing countries stand to gain access to billions of dollars of climate finance with the aid of a new Commonwealth initiative. For more information, read here.

The Hon Mr Speaker congratulates new Members of Parliament

Speaker of the National Assembly, the Rt Hon Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, MP has congratulated the new Hon Members for winning the Parliamentary elections in their respective constituencies and also congratulated the nominated Members for their nomination. He expressed his congratulations during the three days orientation seminar for newly elected Members of Parliament currently being held at Parliament Buildings.

Commonwealth governments pioneer new approaches to end violence against women and girls

This week, Commonwealth governments and leading campaigners will form an alliance to deliver on the promise of gender equality and end violence against women and girls, including achieving justice for women in the courts. For more news, read here.

Parley and line Ministries step up fight for sustainable HIV financing

The National Assembly of Zambia in partnership with the National HIV/AIDS STI/TB Council has organised, under the SADC Parliamentary Forum project on Sustainable Financing, a staff capacity building workshop on the implementation of regional, continental and international commitments on HIV/AIDS financing.

Concern over Brexit in vulnerable Commonwealth states

Key industries in some Commonwealth nations could take massive hits if appropriate steps aren’t taken following the UK’s departure from the EU. For more information, read here.