Tag Archives: Government

08Apr/22

British voters want lying politicians to face consequences – new study

Alan Renwick, UCL

Does the British public care about the integrity and honesty of its politicians? The answer to this question may profoundly shape domestic politics in the weeks ahead. The Metropolitan police are in the process of issuing fines to government officials who broke lockdown restrictions in 2020 and 2021, and the prime minister may be one of the recipients of these fines. Civil servant Sue Gray, meanwhile, is preparing to release the full version of her report on the rule breaking. If she concludes that failures of leadership fed a culture of impunity at No 10, there are bound to be voices calling for Boris Johnson’s resignation.

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27Mar/22

Five ways the monarchy has benefited from colonialism and slavery

Laura Clancy, Lancaster University

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of the Caribbean for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been criticised over the royals’ connection to colonialism and slavery.

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16Jan/22

Mpelembe Network expresses condolences following the death of the Chairman of The Kenneth Kaunda Africa Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Captain Kambarage Kaunda

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Captain Kambarage Kaunda, Chairman of the The Kenneth Kaunda Africa Centre for Democracy and Human Rights.

Captain Kambarage Kaunda was a dedicated humantarian, a passionate fighter for democracy and human rights. He worked tirelessly for a more united and socially conscious Africa with citizens at its centre. His kindness and humility will be sorely missed.

“I am grieving Captain Kambarage Kaunda’s passing. Africa has lost a leader and a tireless defender of African values,” said Mpelembe Network Chief Community officer Sam Mbale

We wish to send heartfelt condolences to Captain Kambarage Kaunda’s family and to his friends and colleagues, and lifting prayers in his honour.

Kenneth Kaunda Africa Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
https://kennethkaunda.org

19Oct/21

Facebook, Google and Amazon are similar to states. Bremmer: Will they replace nationhood?

On the day in early January when former President Donald Trump encouraged thousands of his followers to storm America’s capitol building during Congress’s session to certify the election of Joe Biden, the most consequential decisions to re-establish order were made not by law enforcement or the military, but by giant tech companies, who decided – on their own, and without government encouragement – to punish the leaders of the failed insurrection. Continue reading

30Sep/21

New Energy Transitions Commission Briefing Paper – Six Actions to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) today set out the actions which nations and companies could take during the 2020s to deliver the Paris agreement and limit global warming to 1.5°C. Continue reading

07Sep/21

President Hichilema unveils Cabinet

September 7, 2021 /PRESS STATEMENT/ — President Hakainde Hichilema has appointed and sworn-in 14 Cabinet Ministers, 3 Provincial Ministers and a Senior Private Secretary.
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24Aug/21

Inauguration Speech by the President of the Republic of Zambia His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema

Republic of Zambia Inauguration Speech by the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, delivered on Tuesday, 24th august, 2021 at the
National Heroes Stadium Lusaka Community House
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17Dec/16

Zimbabwe's ruling party announces Mugabe as sole 2018 presidential candidate

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