Luanshya pastor prefers political leaders to fellow pastors at church events, Lusaka clergies irked by his statment »
SOME Lusaka clergymen have condemned a statement made by a named pastor of Luanshya’s Mpatamatu area that “it is better to invite a politician to a church event who can contribute money than a Bishop who may not even know the price of cement.” Muvi TV on Monday 24th August 2015 carried a story that a Copperbelt based Pastor preferred politicians to fellow men of God to officiate at his church events.
Blindness has often been associated with illiteracy but visually impaired Pascal Mulenga has distanced himself from this theory and has embarked on increasing his horizon of thinking through education. Pascal did a diploma in English and Religious Education at Nkrumah University where he also served as the students’ union male board representative. He proudly says ‘he was the first physically challenged person’ to serve in the union since the institution was established.
ZAMBIA's gospel music sensation Karen is set to launch a ‘good news’ packed album for the year 2014. Arguably one of the finest gospel music talents, Karen whose real names are Chileya Kandongo says her latest work of art is entitled 'Another Level.' Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka star, Karen says her album is a product of hard work, prayer and observing the many situations of her life and the different individuals she comes across.
A Lusaka Clergy has challenged churches in the country to take a leading role in the fight against early marriages. Bishop Rodwell Chomba, who is also United Church of Zambia Lusaka Presbytery Bishop told the Lusaka Star in an interview that churches can help reduce early marriages by enhancing the capabilities of youth groups within their congregations. The Bishop stated that these youth groups are key in transmitting informing about the dangers of early marriages both as a social problem and an economic problem.
GET Involved Zambia (GIZ) has called on government to scrutinize mushrooming churches following recent developments implicating clergy men in dubious activities. Speaking to the Lusaka Star, GIZ Executive Director, Fr Frank Bwalya said government should scrutinise mushrooming churches as some of them have become platforms for criminal activity.