2022 LGAZ AND AMICAALL CONFERENCE DECLARATION

2022 LUSAKA DECLARATION We, the delegates comprising Mayors, Council Chairpersons, Deputy Mayors, Deputy Council Chairpersons, Ward Councillors, Town Clerks, Council Secretaries, Senior Government Officials and other Stakeholders, meeting as the Joint 66th Annual Conference of LGAZ and 19th General Assembly of AMICAALL at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, from 6th to 9th September under […]

19th Graduation Ceremony held at Chalimbana Local Government Training Institute,

“Let me once again reiterate the fact that human capacity development in our local authorities is one of the the key elements for successful implementation of the decentralisation policy in Zambia. In this regard, my ministry is in the process of engaging the relevant stakeholders to ensure that, regardless of their prior qualifications, all local […]

LGAZ USHERS INTO OFFICE NEW LEADERS

There are many drivers that lead to development and one of them is putting in place an efficient team of leaders in furtherance of an organisation’s objectives. Development can only be realised when there is leadership in place to drive the will and for this reason, during the Joint LGAZ/AMICAALL Conference, new leaders of the […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AN AVENUE FOR ENHANCING LOCAL DEMOCRACY” SAYS PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA

  The President of the Republic of Zambia Mr. Hakainde Hichilema has said that the new Dawn Administration is committed to strengthen Local Government as an avenue for enhanced local democracy by enabling communities to participate in local development decision making processes. The President said this when he graced the Joint 65th Local Government Association […]

GIZ EMPOWERS 17 LOCAL AUTHORITIES WITH COVID-19 HYGIENIC MATERIALS

17 Local Authorities have this month received various types of hygienic material to supplement their efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The materials worth K2.098,100.50 have been donated by GIZ Decentralisation for Development programme (D4D) through the Association’s COVID-19 Advisory Centre for Local Authorities. The Centre was established in August 2020 with support from GIZ […]

LGAZ-ZACCI SIGN MoU

LGAZ-ZACCI SIGN MoUThe Local Government association of Zambia (LGAZ) and theZambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) on 4th June, 2021 signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at providing a platform for the local authorities to meaningfully engage with the private sector in a coordinated manner in areas that enhance local response to the COVID-19 […]

COVID – 19 Advisory Centre for Local Authorities Established

A COVID – 19 Advisory Centre for Local Authorities (C19-ACLA) has been established by #LGAZ with support from the Germany Government through #GIZ and the United States Agency for International Development #USAID. The main objective of the Centre is to enhance the preparedness and capacity of Local Authorities in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Click to view Our […]

LGAZ PRESIDENT URGES COUNCILS TO INTENSIFY AWARENESS ON THE COVID-19 AS JOINT CONFERENCE IS POSTPONED.

PRESS RELEASE LGAZ PRESIDENT URGES COUNCILS TO INTENSIFY AWARENESS ON THE COVID-19 AS JOINT CONFERENCE IS POSTPONED. Lusaka Sunday 29th March 2020: Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) President Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe has urged councils to intensify public awareness to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to read More