ZAMWA members meeting on 24 August 2012

By Kulthum Ally

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Late Coordinator of ZAMWA Emelda Yumbe

By Kulthum Ally: FK Exchange participant

ZAMWA members leading the Zambia Bloggers Network

ZAMWA members commemorate World Press Freedom Day

By Kulthum Ally

Emelda Yumbe laid to rest

Source: Daily Mail Zambia

FUNERAL

The former Coordinator of ZAMWA Late Emelda Yumbe laid to rest at Mutumbi Cementary yesterday

By CHRISTINE CHISHA

Hundreds of mourners yesterday gathered at deeper life church in Kabwata to pay their lasts to former broadcaster Emelda Yumbe.

Ms Yumbe 65, who died on Friday last week after an illness was the first female broadcaster to cast news at the Zambian Broadcasting services.

She joined ZBS now Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation ZNBC in 1967 where the held various positions until she retired after 34 years in service in 2001.

At the time of her demise, Ms Yumbe was the coordinator for Zambia Media Women Association (ZAMWA). She is survived by three children and grandchildren; Ms Yumbe was put to the rest at Mutumbi cementary.

Among the mourners present at the requiem mass were former First Lady Vera Chiluba – Tembo, Deputy Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Jean Kapata veteran soccer commentator Dennis Liwewe, senior government officials and journalists from various institutions.

Gender Based Violence -GBV

By  Kulthum  Ally

Demonstration on the increasing cases of gender based violence  in Zambia

Sit in protest on GBV

Demonstartion on increasing cases on GBV in Zambia

By  Kulthum AllSit In protest on Gender based violencey

GBV  in Zambia is  still Increasing