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Posts published in August 2007

Mchinji Railway Line to Boost Trade

President Mwanawasa has said the completion of the Chipata-Mchniji railway line will boost trade and regional integration among Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. Speaking when he…

State Sources K200 Billion for Maize Procurement

Government has acquired for K200 billion from a local commercial bank to procure all the maize stocks from farmers across the country, President Mwanawasa has…

Zambian government to recruit over 10,000 teachers

The Zambian government plans to recruit 10,300 primary and secondary school teachers, before the next school year in September, to make up for the shortage…

Celtel plans One Network for all Africa

Celtel plans to include three more countries – Sudan, Malawi and Zambia – in its One Network after launching the second phase of One Network,…

Gemfields finds Emeralds at Zambian mine

Aim-listed gemstone miner Gemfields Resources has discovered a 10 050 ct emerald at its Mbuva-Chibolele mine, in Zambia, the company said on Monday. The stone…

Help Choma Hospital

Health inspectors have recommended the closure of Choma District Hospital due persistent poor sanitation and infrastructure unsuitability at the hospital. This is contained in a…

81st Lusaka Show Rakes in K3.4 billion

THE Agriculture and Commercial Show Society has recorded a gross income of K3.4 billion from the just ended 81st show. Society president, Bill Saunders revealed…

Zambia beats Mali 2-1 in Olympic qualifiers

Zambia beat Mali 2-1 Wednesday in group B of the African qualifiers for the football event of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Idrissa Diarra…

Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia to jointly procure fertilizer

Malawi deputy minister of agriculture and food security, Binton Kutsaira, disclosed the launch of a joint fertilizer procurement project for Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia during…

Zimbabwean farmers work in limbo

More and more farm workers in Zimbabwe will be displaced until the political environment in that country changes, an anthropologist said on Tuesday. Speaking in…

Mines Investors Cheating on Dividends

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed that mining companies are under declaring their profit margins hence the failure to remit dividends to the…

Kasama Roads Get Facelift

Mammoth road works have been initiated by the Government through the Road Development Agency (RDA) countrywide, a sign that the nation is on path to…

Pamela Jo Bowman

Many of you who read her blog know that she went to Zambia, Africa to shoot two films. What most of you don't know is…

Zambian president Mwanawasa fires Mundia Sikatana

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa sacked his foreign minister and close ally Mundia Sikatana on Wednesday, saying his health appears to be failing but without giving…