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.

Press Release: Hon. Speaker's Facebook Page

On behalf of the National Assembly, the Clerk wishes to inform the members of the public that a facebook page in the name of the Rt. Hon. Mr. Speaker, Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, MP has been created by unknown people without the authority of the National Assembly.

The ICGLR Condemns Massacres in Beni, Eastern DRC

Bujumbura, Burundi, August 15, 2016: The Executive Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) learnt with great shock and dismay of the massacre of more than 30 Men, women and children carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an armed group operating in Beni, North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Commonwealth Observer Group calls for peaceful elections in Zambia

A spokesperson for the Commonwealth Observer Group to Zambia, Mr Kenneth Tsekoa, has urged the country’s people to play their part in ensuring peaceful and credible elections on Thursday 11 August 2016.

The former Cabinet Minister of Lesotho, who is Vice Chair of the Group, made his remarks in a statement in Lusaka, following the deployment of 17 Commonwealth observers on Tuesday.

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Visits The Speaker Of The National Assembly

Former Nigerian President, His Excellency Mr Good luck Jonathan and his Delegation visited the Hon Speaker of the National Assembly at Parliament Buildings on Tuesday 9th August, 2016. The former president is in the country as Leader of the Delegation for the Africa Union (AU) Election Observer Mission ahead of tomorrow’s general elections that will be held on 11th August, 2016. Speaking during the visit, the Rt Hon Justice Dr Patrick Matibini SC, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly, gave an  overview of the Zambian Parliament from its inception to date.

National Assembly Exhibiting at the 90th Agricultural and Commercial Show

The Clerk, with members of staff at the stand

The National Assembly of Zambia is exhibiting at this year's 90th Agricultural and Commercial Show. Members of the public are encouraged to visit our booth at stand number 4, Jubilee Hall, Show Grounds.

CPA UK Summer 2016 Newsletter

 Read here for more information about the CPA UK Summer 2016 Newsletter.

SADC PF SG stresses need to capacitate Parley Staff

SADC Parliamentary Forum Secretary General, Dr Esau Chiviya has said Parliamentary Staff must be capacitated in order to make them effective in playing their supportive role to Members .

Commonwealth Secretary-General expresses sympathy and solidarity with the Government and people of France

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has expressed sympathy and solidarity with the Government and people of France over the terrorist attack. For more information, read here.

International Youth Federation announces Ken PHIRI (Zambian) as Regional Director for Africa

Minsk, Belarus:  It is our pleasure to announce today thatMr. Ken PHIRI named as International Youth Federation Regional Director for Africa.