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President Hakainde Hichilema officiates at Launch of Muchila Smart Village Project in Namwala District

President Hakainde Hichilema expressed his deep honor as the guest of honor at the launch ceremony of the Muchila Smart Village Project in Namwala District today. This groundbreaking initiative aims to advance rural development through digital innovation and was made possible through the support of Huawei Technologies Zambia.

“We extend our sincere gratitude to Huawei Technologies Zambia for their support, which aligns with our government’s digital agenda to bring development to rural areas,” President Hichilema stated.

President Hichilema

The Smart Village model, which includes a communication tower and a solar system capable of powering numerous homes, exemplifies the strong bilateral relations between Zambia and China. These relations were further strengthened during President Hichilema’s meeting with President Xi Jinping and Huawei Technologies in China last year. The Muchila model is set to be replicated in 100 other rural and remote sites across Zambia.

Source: LUsakatimes

In other news – Edgar Lungu has no moral standing – Cornelius Mweetwa

Chief Government Spokesperson, Cornelius Mweetwa says former President Edgar Lungu has no moral standing or merit to claim that he is a defender of the Constitution when he committed some of the most brutal attacks during his tenure.

President Edgar Lungu

Mr Mweetwa who is also Minister of Information and Media said it is shocking that Mr Lungu during a media briefing described the current Constitution, which was ushered in during his tenure, as celebrated and admired in the region when he is aware of the many lacunas it has. Read more

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