Hon. Minister nominated to the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Board
Uganda 16th May 2013 -- Local Government and Housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi was nominated as a member on the New Commonwealth Local Government Forum Board to represent the Southern Region. Hon Kabanshi was nominated as board member of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) at the on-going Commonwealth Local Government Conference in Kampala Uganda.
Zambia participates in the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Conference
Uganda, 15th May 2013 --, Local government and housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi says there is need to secure Political support for Decentralisation and Local Governance for the Commonwealth countries in the region. Hon. Kabanshi said the role of Political parties at National and Sub-National levels as well as civil society should not be under estimated to demand and advocate for decentralisation and strengthening of local governments .
Government will not abandon the Urban Development process
Lusaka, May 8, 2013, Government has reaffirmed its commitment to providing leadership in the formulation of the National Urban Policy Framework for Zambia and the Lusaka City extension programme. Local Government and Housing Deputy Minister, Nicholas Banda, noted that the formulation of a National Urban Policy and the Lusaka City growth programme will result in development of better future cities and towns from which appropriate programmes, projects and strategies can be developed.