AN independent consultant on good governance and democracy Roman Mukendi has called for youth participation in governance. Mr. Mukendi said youths should take interest in the governance process and should advocate for representation. He has since challenged youths to contest for elections and demand for amendments to the constitution that would give them more opportunities to participate in governance structures of the Zambia.
THE Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) has started reviewing its constitution so as to implement an initiative that will strengthen the governance system within its membership. The process of reviewing the constitution is expected to last for two months. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, CFZ National Secretary Chanda Nsakanya revealed that the constitution was last reviewed in 2005.
GOVERNMENT has pledged to heavily invest in capacity building for statistical provision, monitoring and data usage for informed policy making and programming. Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said the presence of gender statistics is a fundamental condition for gender mainstreaming as they present vital tools for the establishment, monitoring and follow up of political goals and targets.