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Posts published in “Day: December 1, 2007

Kitwe Woman Gang Raped

Four bandits, armed with knives and iron bars, gang raped a woman after they overpowered her partner at Kitwe's Freedom Park on Sunday evening. Copperbelt…

Zambian soccer chief cautious on World Cup

President of Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Teddy Mulonga has said Zambia would not underrate any of the teams in Group 11 of the preliminary…

Zambia rowing revival

Rowing in Zambia is on a revival track and playing host to the 2011 All Africa Games has become an added incentive. Zambia has a…

Togo Won’t Be Easy

Zambia coach Patrick Phiri has told his players – and the loyal Chipolopolo fans – that his side can reach the World Cup in South…

Visiting Zambia Recently

While visiting Zambia recently, I was reminded that extreme poverty is not just numbers and statistics. It lives in real people and has a life…

Oil Rush for Zambia

Five companies have submitted bids for the long-term supply of 1.4 million tonnes of crude oil to the landlocked country of Zambia, which shuttered its…

Selling the idea of sorghum in southern Zambia

It is fair to say that most farmers in the Southern Province are extremely dissatisfied with growing maize. It fails to meet expectations, year after…

Zambian Architecture

This website provides a useful and well informed introduction to the traditional architecture of Zambia – the subject of, so far, little formal academic research.…

Deadly Backache in Zambia

An unknown disease, first reported last Sunday, has infected more than 20 and already killed 4 in southern Zambia. Health officials are currently investigating the…

School supplies for Zambia

A group of West Island youth for whom altruism is its raison d'etre has embarked on its latest project in aid of the disadvantaged. On…

Everybody Wants to Save the World

There was a nasty surprise waiting for Troy Wiseman in Zambia. The founder of InvestLinc, an investment and wealth-management company, flew into that African nation…

Vedanta to hike stake in Zambia’s Konkola mines

The Anil Agarwal-controlled Vedanta Resources is close to increasing its stake in Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia to 79.4% by buying out a portion of…

Standard Bank bids to fund Zambia oil purchase

A unit of South Africa's Standard Bank has tendered to finance a $1.07 billion crude oil feedstock purchase deal for mineral-rich Zambia, a senior government…

Zambia….the low tax economy

Zambia has some of the lowest tax rates in world – TTR world ranking of 6 and African ranking of 1. Here are some numbers…

Zambian Strumming

Wow, busy week. Feeling a bit tired this morning. A little Zambian "you've done me wrong" acoustic by George Kazoka lifts me out of bed…

Thieves and Their Victims

Hi there, It has been two long weeks since my last post. Those who were hoping never to hear from me again, Surprise!… Those who…

Ex-Chipata Municipal Council Mayor Speaks Out

A form mayor at the Chipata municipal council has disclosed that he failed to defeat recommendations from a Plans and Works Department (PWD) meeting which…

5 Arrested for Copper Theft Attempt

Mufulira police have arrested five people and impounded 12 vehicles for allegedly trying to steal copper from a goods train. Copperbelt police deputy chief, Dobson…