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Zambia’s Rising Cost of Living “undermines dignity”, Jesuit Scholars Urge Support Programs

Feb 19, 2024

The rising cost of living in Zambia is undermining the dignity of the citizens of the Southern African nation, officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) based in the country’s capital, Lusaka, have said.

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Jesuit Scholars Concerned about Gap Between Wages and Food Prices in Zambia

Dec 4, 2023

Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have expressed concern about the growing disparity between Zambian workers’ wages and the prices of food in the country.     TRANSLATE with x English Arabic Hebrew Polish Bulgarian Hindi Portuguese Catalan Hmong Daw Romanian Chinese Simplified Hungarian Russian Chinese Traditional Indonesian Slovak Czech Italian Slovenian Danish Japanese Spanish Dutch Klingon Swedish English Korean Thai Estonian Latvian Turkish Finnish Lithuanian Ukrainian French Malay Urdu German Maltese Vietnamese Greek Norwegian Welsh Haitian Creole Persian   //   TRANSLATE with COPY THE URL BELOW Back EMBED THE SNIPPET BELOW IN YOUR SITE Enable collaborative features and customize widget: Bing Webmaster Portal Back //     Esta página está en English   Traducir al Spanish         Afrikaans Albanian Amharic Arabic Armenian Azerbaijani Bengali Bulgarian Catalan Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English Estonian Finnish French German Greek Gujarati Haitian Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Indonesian Italian Japanese Kannada Kazakh Khmer Korean Kurdish (Kurmanji) Lao Latvian Lithuanian Malagasy Malay Malayalam Maltese Maori Marathi Myanmar (Burmese) Nepali Norwegian Pashto Persian Polish Portuguese Punjabi Romanian Russian Samoan Simplified Chinese Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Tamil Telugu Thai Traditional Chinese Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Vietnamese Welsh   Traducir siempre del English al SpanishPRO No traducir nunca del English No traducir nunca del www.aciafrica.org

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Zambia Church Leaders Call for Erection of Ramps in Voter Registration Centres

Nov 21, 2023

There is need for the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to erect ramps at voter registration centers to enable people living with disability access them, Church leaders in Zambia under the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have said.

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Jesuit Scholars Urge Zambian Government to Expedite Availability of “affordable” Foodstuff

Nov 5, 2023

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection is calling on the government of Zambia to speed up the process of providing “affordable” maize flour, mealie meal, in the local market.

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“Prohibitively high”: Jesuit Scholars in Zambia on Living Costs, Urge “pro-poor policies”

Oct 21, 2023

Jesuit scholars in Zambia are urging the government of the Southern African nation to make economic policies that target the poor and other vulnerable members of society, in view of getting them out of their inhuman situations.  

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Jesuit Scholars Criticize Zambian Government’s Failure to Address Budget Loopholes

Oct 2, 2023

Members of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have criticized the Zambian government’s failure to address challenges that impede the implementation of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in the 2024 budget before increasing the fund.

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Jesuit Entity Decries High Cost of Living in Zambia, Urges Government to Act Urgently

Sep 13, 2023

Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) are decrying persistent high cost of living in Zambia. 

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Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Call for Establishment of Food Reserves amid Price Increase

Aug 30, 2023

Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) are calling on the Zambian government to set up strategic reserves of food and essential commodities to cushion the Southern African nation against price fluctuations and supply shocks.

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Zambia’s Proposed Budget “excellent opportunity for growth, development”: Jesuit Scholars

Oct 7, 2022

Zambia’s proposed 2023 national budget is an “excellent opportunity” for the development and growth of the Southern African nation, officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said.

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Zambian Government “must not become complacent” Post IMF Loan: Jesuit Scholars

Sep 8, 2022

Members of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) are calling on the Southern African nation’s government not to relax efforts in turning around the economy when they receive International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved loan.

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Jesuit Scholars Decry Zambia’s Worsening Economic, Social Reality, Call for Interventions

Jul 9, 2022

Jesuit scholars in Zambia are concerned about the current economic and social conditions in Zambia, which they say are getting worse due to the high cost of living, making life for people in the Southern African nation difficult, some “barely surviving from day to day”.

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New Monetary Policy in Zambia Likely to Worsen Living Conditions, Jesuit Scholars Say

Dec 30, 2021

The new policy adopted by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to control inflation in the country might worsen the living conditions of the people of God in the Southern African nation, members of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said.