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Isabella Mukanda-Shamambo

I am a Writer, Blogger, Social Justice Advocate and Education Activist. I hold a Degree in Creative Writing and English from the Southern New Hampshire University. I am pursuing the Master of Fine Arts Degree in Non-fiction. Currently I am writing a Memoir.

I am the founder and President of two organizations in South West Florida, The Community Prayer Centers and Beyond Universal Primary Education Initiative.

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Latest posts by Isabella Mukanda-Shamambo

6 July 2016

Tax Evasion or Political Journalism? Private Newspaper’s Battle With Zambian Government Continues

Global Voices Advocacy

Unpaid taxes, arrests, alleged police brutality and upcoming elections have convoluted public perspective on whether Zambia's main independent newspaper should be allowed to remain operational.

22 June 2016

As Election Day Approaches, Zambia's Largest Independent Newspaper Shut Down by Tax Authority

Global Voices Advocacy

"The government itself owes contractors, food suppliers, stationery suppliers, pensioners, utility companies, and civil servants and nobody, NOBODY, has shut them down...."

19 June 2016

15 Suspected Undocumented Immigrants Die of Suffocation in a Containerized Truck in Zambia

Passersby who heard banging from the inside of the container and voices yelling for help insisted that the driver open the truck.

5 April 2016

Zambian Deputy Minister Attacks Bank Employee Over Facebook Comment

Global Voices Advocacy

The Deputy Minister’s visit reportedly was marked with obnoxious name calling, threats and shouts that shocked clients and security personnel at the bank.

13 August 2012

Zambia: Four Women Murdered in Possible Ritual Killings

A recent spate of murders of women in Lusaka, widely considered to be ritualistic killings, have shocked the nation to the core. Some online have sympathized with the families concerned...

21 May 2012

Zambia: Tensions Continue Over Severe Fuel Shortages

Zambian netizens do not understand why they are experiencing fuel shortages barely a month after President Michael Sata’s PF government donated 5 million liters of fuel to Malawi following the...

19 May 2012

Malawi: President Promises to Lift Ban on Homosexuality

In her first National Address, new Malawian President Joyce Banda of Malawi indicated that the country will lift ban on homosexuality. Homosexuality, which is punishable by up to 14 years...

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