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Posts published in March 2008

Zambia -The Promise Unveiled

Zambia is a well kept secret in the heart of Africa. It has emerged in recent years as an engaging attraction to tempt even the…

The Smoke That Thunders

The mighty Mosi Oa Tunya, or Victoria Falls as it is famously known, is not the highest, or the widest waterfall in the world but…

Intellectual dishonesty or simply poor analysis?

David Panabantu reckons that he has stumbled on something regarding the DAs that has not crossed anybody's mind. I have always said there's a thin…

Proflight on Jet Fuel Pricing

Good to see Proflight pushing for jet fuel pricing reform, something we have strongly argued on this blog. What is interesting is that Proflight are…

The Future of PEPFAR: What Zambia Teaches Us

Earlier this month, Population Action International (PAI) and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) teamed up to conduct a joint…

Valentine’s Day Concert

Pictures from a Valentine's Day concert featuring local artists Danny, K'Millian, John Chiti, and others….(read more)

Lusaka Youth Cup tournament 2008

The Lusaka Youth Cup tournament is scheduled to take place from the 21st – 27th April, 2008 in Lusaka. The Lusaka Youth Cup tournament will…

Ndi li tulo

In Chechewa/Nyanja that means "I have been having a problem staying awake". Awake enough to update this blog. Anyway nice lull, rest, flakiness. The web…

Lifeline group to set up hospital in Zambia

The Chennai-based Lifeline Group of Hospitals has signed a memorandum of understanding with Zambia's health ministry Wednesday to establish its first overseas hospital. The MoU…

A broader energy strategy?

Zambia does not currently have a broader and coherent energy policy, beyond the call for ZESCO to cut costs, asking the mines to pay higher…

From bad DAs to new shambolic loans?

A new Norwegian NGOs report on the Zambia – China Relations paints a bleak picture of Zambia's weak external debt control mechanisms. According to the…

Companies tender for share in Zambiaa4s Maamba mine

Thirty foreign and local companies have tendered for shares in Zambia's major coal supplier to its copper mines, a senior industry official said on Wednesday.…

IMF agrees new financing deal with Zambia

The IMF has agreed a new three-year financing package to help Zambia cut poverty and the country could borrow up to $150 million per year…