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Posts published in March 2008

Ku Town Zambia

The majority of Zambian workers will travel to their places of work in Public buses. overcrowded and disrespected by the conductors, they sit idly till…

A Zambian Shenzhen or just another DA?

Reuters reports that Zambia & China are now on verge of signing a deal that would see fifty Chinese companies invest over $800 million in…

The Lumwana Story…..

The Financial Post has a nice piece on how Equinox Minerals secured Lumwana, and are now poised for greatness. Excerpt:Lumwana was discovered in 1961, but…

Zambia Statistics – February 2008

The CSO February Edition can be found here. Inflation has continued an upward trend with the inflation rate for February recorded at 9.5 per cent.…

FRA assures the nation of food security

The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has parried off fears that export of maize to neighboring countries would result into a deficit locally.FRA Public Relation Officer…

Suspended Registrar of Societies Jones Mwelwa arrested

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested suspended Registrar of Societies Jones Mwelwa for corrupt practices involving K800, 000.Mr. Mwelwa, 50, of Plot No. 13020,…

Zambia growing too much a4dagaa4

The International Narcotic Control Board annual report for last year has cited Zambia as one of the largest producer of Cannabis in Southern Africa.Drug Enforcement…

Govt wona4t protect unruly workers

Sacked Chambeshi Smelter Copper Mine workers will not be protected because they did not follow procedure in airing their grievances. Copperbelt Permanent Secretary, Jennifer Musonda…

Celtel plans to sell airtime electronically

According to the director, who has operated in various markets including Zambia from where he came to Kenya last year, Kenyans are lagging behind among…

Zambia from a microlight

Forget scenic helicopter rides or private jets. This is the way to fly – like a bird, like an angel, swooping through the sky above…

Obama Wins the Expatriate Vote From Zambia

Sen. Barack Obama won his 11th consecutive primary Thursday when Democrats Abroad announced that he had prevailed in their global primary. Even a scientist from…

Race Row Hits Zambian Football Election

The campaign for the Football Association of Zambia (Faz) presidency is being marred by racial slurs on one of the candidates. Zambian legend Kalusha Bwalya,…

HIV/AIDS and treatment alongside science in Zambia

Based on the knowledge grained from the scientists and the people with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) about treatment of HIV/AIDS with the drug called Antiretroviral (ARV) Science…

Zambia lifts copper mine power tariffs by 35%

Zambia and foreign owners of its copper mines agreed a 35 percent power tariff increase effective January this year, and authorities have warned of possible…

Serbia appeals to Zambia

Serbia has appealed to Zambia not to recognise the territorial independence of Kosovo. Charged Affairs to Zambia, Mirko Manolojivic said the appeal is contained in…