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    • 2020 BUDGET ADDRESS BY HONOURABLE DR. BWALYA K.E. NG’ANDU, MP, MINISTER OF FINANCE, DELIVERED TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ON FRIDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 

      THE ZAMBIAN GOVERNMENT (THE GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBIA, 2019-09-27)
      The Minister of Finance asked to move that the House do resolve into Committee of Supply on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the year 1st January, 2020 to 31st December, 2020 presented to the National Assembly ...
    • 2020 National Budget Doesn’t Offer Much Relief to Ordinary Citizens 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019-10-01)
      On Friday, 27th September 2019, Finance Minister, Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu presented the 2020 National Budget under the theme “Focusing National Priorities towards Stimulating the Domestic Economy”. As in the Presidential address, ...
    • 2020 National Budget Doesn’t Offer Much Relief to Ordinary Citizens 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2019-10-01)
      In 2020, government has targeted a growth of 3%. This simply means that the current hardships majority citizens are facing will continue. Challenges such as lack of access to basic nutritious food, limited employment ...
    • ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF EMERGING ECONOMIC TRENDS IN ON ACCESS TO CHILDREN’S RIGHTS 

      Dieudonn'e, Micomyiza N. N (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2018-12)
      Governments that are party to the United Nations Convention on the Right of the Child including Zambia have a responsibility to take all measures to make sure children’s rights are respected, protected and fulfilled. These ...
    • Analysis of the Report of the Auditor General on the Accounts of Financial Year Ending 31st December 2017 

      Ndashe, Innocent (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
      The Auditor-General’s Office in Zambia has a constitutional mandate to audit use of all public resources in the Republic to strengthen accountability and transparency with the aim of building public confidence. This is ...
    • ANALYSIS OF THE REPORTS OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL ON THE ACCOUNTS FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31ST DECEMBER 2015 AND REVIEW OF OPERATIONS OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR 2015 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017)
      The JCTR has over the years advocated improvement in Zambian citizens’ access to essentials of life. They include access to education, health, water and sanitation. Select cases of concern have therefore been identified ...
    • Continued Increase in Public Funds Abuse/Waste worrying 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017-11-08)
      The office of the auditor general on 2nd November, 2017, released a report on the Accounts of the Republic for the financial year ending 31st December 2016. The Jesuit centre for theological reflection is concerned with ...
    • Continued increase in public funds abuse/waste worrying 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2017-11-08)
      Zambia has many developmental challenges to continue on the path of wasteful use of public resources. In the last few years, government has struggled to balance its incomes with expenditure partly due to reduced economic ...
    • Corruption in Zambia: Is it Inevitable? Can We Stop it? 

      Henriot, Peter J (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2007-04-19)
      So what new can possibly be said about this topic of corruption in Zambia? Haven’t we already heard more than enough about the topic? And really, what difference does yet another paper make on the presence of corruption ...
    • Debt resource monitoring manual 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2008)
      The achievements made so far in the campaign for debt cancellation need to be complemented by prudent management and utilisation of debt resources in the post HIPC era. In order to facilitate transparency and accountability ...
    • Debt Resource Monitoring Report 

      Mwansa, Sydney (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010-11)
      Good road infrastructure is cardinal in the promotion of viable economic activities. This is even more so for the agriculture sector which relies on the road network for transportation of agricultural inputs such as seed ...
    • Debt Resource Monitoring Report (DRM) 

      Mwansa, Sydney (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010-11)
      The poor water supply and sanitation situation in the Central Province resulted the Zambian government to acquire a loan and grant amounting to US$33 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to embark on a US$36.9 ...
    • Does aid transparency make for more effective aid? A case study of Lusaka Province 

      Pollen, Gabriel; Seshamani, Venkatesh (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011)
      The movement for increasing aid transparency has gained significant momentum in recent years. The purpose of this study is to analyze the link between aid transparency and aid effectiveness. Several studies do not corroborate ...
    • Domestic resource mobilisation for sustainable development 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2009)
      There is an old saying that ‘nothing is certain in life but death and taxes’. Meaning you can’t avoid either of the two. Tax however can be made less intimidating than the above quote seems to suggest. Government needs ...
    • ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS: A CHALLENGE FOR TRADE JUSTICE 

      Sitali, Muyatwa (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2007)
      In the last three years, the Debt and Trade Project (now Debt Aid and Trade Programme, DAT) of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) invested in understanding the trade challenges faced by Zambia and other ...
    • ENHANCING TAX REVENUE COLLECTION IN ZAMBIA: Promoting Sustainable Development and Eradicating Poverty 

      Kabinga, Musonda (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2015)
      This policy brief presents evidence on the Zambian tax system. Its core argument is that we need a radical overhaul of the tax system in order to increase domestic revenue to spend on measures to reduce poverty. In Annex ...
    • FINAL ASSESSMENT REPORT ON PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN CHILDREN- The Case of Kitwe Zambia 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2018-01)
      The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR), a faith based organization and a ministry of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), strives to translate into action Christian principles and values related to promoting social ...
    • FINAL REPORT OF THE EVALUATION OF THE DEBT PROJECT (OCTOBER 1998-DECEMBER 2001) 

      Mutesa, Fredrick (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2003-03-04)
      The CCJP/JCTR debt project was established in 1998 with the purpose of securing an ethical outcome to Zambia’s external debt problem, viewed as a burden on the people by the project holders. The main purpose of the evaluation ...
    • Implementation of Select Health Projects at Livingstone Central Hospital 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
      Over the years, the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has monitored the use of public financial resources in an effort to foster accountability by public officers. Some works have included analysing issues ...
    • Implementation of Select Health Projects at Livingstone Central Hospital 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2018)
      Over the years, the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has monitored the use of public financial resources in an effort to foster accountability by public officers. Some works have included analysing issues ...