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Posts published in August 2007

CBU Lecturers Accept 16 Percent Pay Rise, Call Off Strike

Copperbelt University (CBU) management and the academicians have finally concluded salary negotiations with lecturers calling off their work boycott. The salary negotiations were concluded on…

Maxwell Big Brother Africa

Zambia's Maxwell feels strongly about social causes. The call center operator says that when relaxing he spends most of his time helping the poor. If…

Satellite Sensors to Deal With Water Shortage in Africa

Zambian water Authorities have started using satellite imagery for effective water resource management. The satellite imagery provide a variety of environmental maps and based on…

Collins Mbesuma Savours Turkish Delight

Zambian striker Collins Mbesuma has joined Turkish side Bursaspor following an unsuccessful stint at English Premier League club Portsmouth. The 23-year-old joined Pompey in 2005…

Christopher Gapara killed by prostitute in Zambia

Christopher Gapara, 37, an aide-de-camp of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner, Augustine Chihuri, had travelled to Lusaka for the Southern Africa Region Police Chief's Co-operation…

Living with a bad neighbour

Zimbabwe's neighbours are coming under increasing strain as they try and cope with what is now becoming a rapid exodus from Zimbabwe. Zambia is the…

Mwanawasa commutes death sentences

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa has commuted the death sentences of nearly 100 prisoners to life imprisonment because he does not support capital punishment, his legal…

LuSE Up 82% In The Last 12 Months

The Lusaka Stock Exchange rose by an amazing 82% in the last 12 months and the mortgage business is taking shape with 15 year mortgages…

Hear The Cry

The day has arrived! Our last day before leaving for Zambia!! Tomorrow morning, August 5th at 3:30am we will arrive at PDX for our 6am…

Connecting Canada to Zambia

From the past post we saw that in Zambia, as in many African countries in the push for industrialization, agriculture was a second priority. Throughout…

3 European clubs pursue Emmanuel Mayuka

Zambia's Under-20 star Emmanuel Mayuka has received three offers to attend trials in Europe, the Post reported on Friday. Manager of Kabwe Warriors Hayden Dingwall…

Zambia sees 2007 inflation down to 5.0 pct

Zambia should reduce annual inflation to five percent in 2007 from 8.2 percent the previous year, aided by higher global metal prices and a domestic…

Lisa Thornton in Zambia

A long line of Zambian children — sick children — waited to get a brief checkup by Dr. Lisa Thornton, an Oak Park physician who…