Archive | October, 2011

Sunday Business: World Economy – Oct 30,2011

Stocks rallied around the world on Thursday, pushing the broader market in the United States back onto positive ground for the year, after European leaders reached a deal to spread the pain of restructuring Greece’s debt and try to bring the crisis in the euro zone under control. While the deal helped to restore confidence […]

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2 Africans shortlisted to lead ICC – Oct 29,2011

The two Africans are: Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian woman, who is a currently deputy prosecutor at the top war crimes tribunal and Mohamed Chande Othman, who is currently the chief justice of Tanzania. The two Africans plus two others (from Britain and Canada) are on a shortlist to replace the current chief prosecutor of the […]

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Domestic Slavery in Zambia – Oct 29,2011

One big challenge of this century faced by most developing nations, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, and nations of the former Soviet Union is human trafficking. Zambia, a landlocked country in Southern Africa has had its fair share of this scourge. This peace loving country has been and continues to be used as a staging ground […]

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More Time Will Be Needed to Work on the Constitution

Over the years, the people’s call for a Republican Constitution that is expected to stand the test of time has been loud and clear. Unfortunately, we have wasted a good portion of our country’s meager resources on financing the Chona Constitution Commission, the Mvunga Constitution Review Commission, the Mwanakatwe Constitution Review Commission, the Mung’omba Constitutional […]

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Luapula chiefs form fish firm – Oct 23,2011

SIX chiefs in Luapula province have formed a company called Bangweulu Investments Limited whose aim is to open fish farms and restocking the water bodies whose resources are fast depleting. Chief Mwansakombe and chief Nsamba of Samfya district confirmed the development in separate interviews yesterday. Chief Mwansakombe said the company was formed by traditional rulers […]

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