Lusaka, 21 July, 2021 / 8:20 pm (ACI Africa).
Jesuit Scholars in Zambia have called on voters in the country to scrutinize all campaign messages offered by political aspirants ahead of the August 12 elections, looking out for what seeks to address the country’s economic challenges.
In a Sunday, July 18 report, the leadership of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) says Zambia is facing economic challenges that need to be urgently addressed.
"It is pertinent for all voters to scrutinize the messages that different political leaders are advancing as they campaign for election in the August poll to see if they are addressing these economic challenges," JCTR officials say.
The Southern African nation, they say, “is undeniably faced with key socio-economic issues that need urgent solutions."
"Sustainable and workable solutions to the nation’s challenges should be core to various campaign themes with emphasis on upholding the common good and the dignity of every Zambian," the Jesuit scholars further observe.