Hakainde Hichilema

President Hakainde Hichilema (R) and Archbishop Giafranco Gallone (L) at a meeting. Credit: Hakainde Hichilema/Facebook

Zambia’s President Acknowledges Catholic Church as “beacon of hope, nation's conscience”

Feb 16, 2022

The President of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema, has acknowledged the significant role of the Catholic Church in the Southern African nation, describing the entity as a “beacon of hope” and “a barometer of our nation's conscience.”

Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema addressing the UN Food Summit. Credit: Pan-African Visions

Caritas Zambia Lauds President for Committing to Food Security at UN Conference

Oct 2, 2021

The leadership of Caritas Zambia has lauded the country's President for committing to agricultural innovation and food security at the just concluded UN Food Systems Summit in New York, USA. 

Zambia's President, Hakainde Hichilema. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Will New Government Walk the Talk? Jesuits in Zambia on President’s Maiden Address to MPs

Sep 14, 2021

Members of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have lauded President Hakainde Hichilema (HH) for his maiden address to the 13th Parliament that “struck the right codes” but, reflecting on previous speeches, wondered if HH would chart a new path and “walk the talk”.

Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu with some members of the Hakainde Hichilema-led government after Holy Mass on 31 August 2021.Credit: State House Zambia

Archbishop in Zambia Recalls Election Day, Says Zambians Had Chance for “no to impunity”

Sep 2, 2021

An Archbishop in Zambia has said the August 12 presidential election offered citizens of the Southern African nation the opportunity to say “no to impunity.”

The Logo of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR). Credit: JCTR

Address “shrinking economy,” Deliver on Promises, Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Urge President

Aug 30, 2021

Jesuit Scholars in Zambia have called upon the newly elected President to work toward reviving the country’s “shrinking economy” and delivering on the promises he made to Zambians.

The Logo of Caritas Zambia. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Caritas Zambia Urges New Government to Adopt Agroecology “urgently and progressively”

Aug 28, 2021

The leadership of Caritas Zambia has called on the country’s new President to “urgently and progressively” take initiative aimed at adopting farming techniques that are environmentally friendly in the Southern African nation. 

Zambia’s President-elect, Hakainde Hichilema. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Zambia’s New Leadership Needs to Prioritize Fight against Graft, Economic Recovery: Bishop

Aug 18, 2021

The newly elected President of Zambia will need to prioritize the fight against corruption, economic recovery, and the safeguarding of peace, a Catholic Bishop in the Southern African nation country has said.

Zambia's newly elected president, Hakainde Hichilema. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Zambia Congratulate President-elect, Encourage Peaceful Power Transfer

Aug 16, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have congratulated the country’s President-elect following the August 12 general elections.