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Posts published in August 2007

Levy Mwanawasa to launch joint rail link

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa will host his Malawian and Mozambican counterparts this week for the launch of a rail project that will link his landlocked…

Zambia China Mulungushi Textiles

The courtyard in front of the Zambia China Mulungushi Textiles factory is so quiet, even at midday, that the fluttering of the ragged Chinese and…

Rafting at Victoria Falls

A few days ago I went White Water Rafting in the Zambezi at Victoria Falls. The night before I went I was talking to a…

It’s Electric! in Zambia

I am dancing the Electric Slide at a Zambian wedding. At this moment, I'm embraced by fate itself. What other explanation could suffice? Twenty hours…

Labour dispute simmering at TAZARA

A labour dispute is boiling at the Tanzania Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) over the difference of workers' wages in the two countries. Following the predicament,…

Zambia defers customs duties for foreign miners

Zambia will defer payments on customs duties in a bid to boost foreign investment in its mining industry, finance minister Ng'andu Magande told Reuters in…

Zambia Deports 60 Human Rights Activists

Zambian immigration authorities on Tuesday night blocked 60 Zimbabwe Human Rights activists from travelling to Lusaka. They then deported them back into the hands of…

Zambia Gamefields Investment Journal

The recent appointment by the President of Zambia of the members of a Commission which is answerable only to himself and whose mandate is to…

Two churches lend a hand in Zambia

Half a world away in a little village in Zambia, a one-room schoolhouse gives orphans an education and, perhaps more importantly, a new lease on…

Still Learning from Zambia – One Year Later

A year ago, from August 8 through September 4, three faculty members and 14 students from Mesa Community College went to Zambia, Africa to make…

Frederick Chiluba makes appearance at graft trial

Former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba made a brief appearance at his graft trial on Tuesday before the hearing was adjourned for a day. His lawyers…

James Chamanga to help take on wary Pirates

But Gorowa said he believed he had an ace up his sleeve in Zambian James Chamanga, who could " surprise the Bucs" in their own…