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Posts published in “Day: December 2, 2011

George W. Bush Ignores Arrest Threat on ‘Health’ Trip

Ex-US president George Bush and his family arrived in Zambia yesterday to a thunderous welcome on a health awareness three-African nation trip despite Amnesty International's call for his arrest over human rights violations.

Journalists Verbally and Physically Assaulted

On 1st December, 2011, former Minister of Labour and Social Security in the MMD regime, Austin Liato, appeared before the magistrate's court in Lusaka to plea in the case of the 24th November, 2011 where 2.1 Billion Kwacha was discovered buried in a fo...

Prisons Set for Africa Hockey Meet in Lusaka

TANZANIA Mainland hockey champions, Prisons, leaves for Lusaka, Zambia on Friday to participate in the Africa Hockey Club Championship scheduled to take place from December 9 to 17.

Rights Group Calls for Bush Arrest in Africa

Governments of Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia have been asked to arrest former President of the United States, George W. Bush for crimes under international law during his expected visit to the region between December 1 and 5, Amnesty International said.

Who’s U.S.$10,000 Super Model?

WINNER of season four of Zambia's arguably most prestigious pageant Super Model will walk away with a coveted title of Zambia's Super Model 2011, US$10, 000 modeling contract complete with cosmetics and clothing, Cynthia Kanema has said.

Country is a Model of Democracy

AFRICA has in recent years assumed a bad name arising from the bad legacies some leaders have left, especially with regard to elections and the transfer of power.

Chain Store Pick N Pay Pumps K15 Billion Into Makeni Outlet

MULTI-NATIONAL chain store, Pick 'n Pay yesterday opened its fourth outlet in Zambia worth K15 billion at the newly constructed Makeni Mall in Lusaka which becomes the largest single shop in the country.

Suspend Presidential Polls, Vernon Mwaanga Tells MMD

VETERAN politician and former parliamentary chief whip, Vernon Mwaanga, has asked the MMD national executive committee (NEC) to immediately rescind its decision to elect the acting president and leave such mandate to the national convention.

Security Commission Turns Down Puma’s 25 Percent Waiver

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has turned down an application by Puma Energy, the new BP Zambia owner, for a waiver which was to keep all the 25 percent shares of the firm on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE).

Mumbwa Police Hunt Defiler Dad

POLICE in Mumbwa are looking for a man who has allegedly impregnated his 12-year-old daughter.

Former Labour Minister Austin Liato Zealots Clobber Journalists

SYMPATHISERS of embattled former, Labour minister, Austin Liato, yesterday went on rampage beating up journalists while confiscating and damaging equipment belonging to the reporters outside the magistrates court in Lusaka.

PF Parliamentary Victory Good Sign – Lubinda

THE ruling Patriotic Front (PF) says the victory in the two Parliamentary by-elections held this week is a clear indication that the Zambian people have started appreciating the policies of the PF administration.

‘Govt Will Not Interfere With Trade Unions’

LABOUR, Youth and Sport Minister, Fackson Shamenda, has said President Michael Sata and the Patriotic Front (PF) Government will not be corrupted by any employers and trade unions at the expense of tightening labour laws to curb workers' exploitation.

Indeni Ready to Blend Biofuel

INDENI Petroleum Refinery has the capacity to mix biofuels in the energy portfolio and reduce on the amount of imported crude oil, Energy, Land and Water Development acting permanent secretary Oscar Kalumiana has said.

Pull Up Your Socks, Renard Warns Players

NATIONAL soccer team coach Herve Renard has told senior players to pull up their socks or risk being left out of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) squad.

Water Infrastructure Needs Investment

DESPITE the expansion of most towns, the size and capacity of the water infrastructure which includes water tanks and sizes of the water pipes have remained unchanged.

Kirk Franklin Show At Mulungushi

ALL is set for the world acclaimed and top-selling Gospel artiste Kirk Franklin historical concert slated for next week Monday, December 5 at Lusaka's Mulungushi International Conference Centre.

Airtel Launches K4 Billion Promotion

AIRTEL Zambia yesterday launched the biggest promotion in the local telecommunication industry dubbed Airtel Friendzy which will see the grand prize winners getting three fully furnished houses and three cars.