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Chiefs and Traditional affairs

Roles of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Office

The Department of Chiefs and Traditional affairs is responsible for effective coordination and implementation of policies, plans, programs and projects relating to chiefs and traditional affairs, that is:

  • Implementation of policy and legislation relating to chiefs Affairs
  • Developing programme for capacity building for conflict resolutions
  • Developing and implementing procedures guidelines on resolution of chieftaincy, succession and boundary disputes and;
  • Developing and implementing a system for documenting tradition in the country

To effectively carry out the functions, the department has two sections: Chiefs Affairs section and the Traditional Affairs section.

Chiefs Affairs Section

This section is responsible for effective coordination and implementation of policies, plans, programs and projects relating to chiefs affairs.

  • Developing and implementing procedures and guidelines on resolution of chieftaincy succession and boundary disputes
  • Interpreting and enforcing the chiefs boundary maps of 1958
  • Developing and implementing a programme for chiefs welfare
  • Developing and implementing a programme for administering chiefs retainers welfare
  • Develop system for maintaining the chiefs and village register / directory
  • Enforcing procedures for registration of villages
  • Facilitating the procedures for registration of villages

Traditional Affairs Section

This section is responsible for effective coordination and implementation of policies, plans, programs and projects relating to traditional affairs. It performs the following functions:

  • Overseeing the review of policy and legislation relating to traditional affairs
  • Developing and implementing a system for documenting tradition in the district
  • Developing and implementing a system of ensuring government representation at traditional ceremonies
  • To document cultural norms and traditions currently being practiced in Kafue district
  • To promote the cultivation of indigenous crops throughout the district
  • To reduce the cases of child marriages in the district through the end child marriage campaign
  • To identify economic development activities such as bee keeping and selling of Bananas, goats and Fish farming in Chiawa Chiefdom. These programs are meant to contribute towards the reduction of rural poverty.

 

contact Details

The District Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Officer

Mr Samuel Daka

Tell: 0977451217/  0966451217