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Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Call for Fair Media Coverage of Ongoing Political Campaigns

Members of the Jesuit Conference of Theological Reflection (JCTR) have called on media players in Zambia to observe fairness in the coverage of the ongoing political campaigns ahead of the August 12 general elections.

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Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Urge Political Aspirants to Show How to Address Rising Inflation

Aspirants to various political positions in Zambia have been challenged to highlight ways they plan to address rising inflation in the Southern African nation if elected in the August 12 polls.

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Political Aspirants in Zambia Need to Address Debt Crisis in Campaigns: Jesuit Scholars

As campaigns for the August 12 general election kickoff in Zambia, political aspirants in the Southern African nation have been called upon to inform the electorate on how they will address the country’s debt crisis should they be elected.

Jesuits in Zambia Decry Laxity in Implementing COVID-19 Measures as Reported Cases Rise

The leadership of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has expressed concerns about laxity in the implementation of the COVID-19 measures in the Southern African nation amid an upsurge in reported cases in the country.

Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Urge Follow-up of Initiated Government Projects, Accountability

Members of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have called on the government of their host nation to carry out the follow-up phase of previously initiated development projects and ensure accountability in all sectors of the economy. 

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Slow Voter Registration “risks disfranchising” Electors in Zambia’s Polls: Jesuit Scholars

Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) in Zambia have expressed concerns about the slow pace in the ongoing voter registration exercise.

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Zambia’s Reputation as Peaceful Nation “now hangs in the balance”: Jesuit Scholars Decry

The leadership of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) is expressing concerns about the reputation of the institute’s host country.

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After Zambia is Denied Appeal for Suspending Debt Repayment, Jesuits Encourage Debt Relief

After Zambia’s external creditors denied the government’s appeal for the suspension of the re-payments of the Eurobonds for six months, the leadership of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has encouraged the push for debt relief.

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Zambia’s “rapidly weakening economy” Cause for Concern: Jesuits

Zambia’s “rapidly weakening economy” is a cause for concern, officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) based in the Southern African nation in a recent statement in which they call on the country’s leadership to adopt the transformative servant leadership model. 

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Healthcare Staff in Zambia Serving “patiently under very difficult circumstances”: Bishops

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have expressed their appreciation for the services rendered by the country’s healthcare workers who, according to the Bishops, are serving the people of God in the southern Africa nation “patiently under very difficult circumstances.”