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Posts published in “Day: December 5, 2011

Leaders Ignore Amnesty’s Call to Arrest Bush

RNW correspondents in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia went in search of supporters and detractors of Amnesty International's call to arrest former US president George W. Bush during his recent visit to the continent.

Media Coverage Improves

The Zambia Daily Mail released a report on the 20th September 2011 post election media coverage. The report indicated that there is an improvement in the manner in which media in the country is covering various topical issues.

Mugabe Faces Bush in Zambia

Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe on Saturday travelled to Zambia for a private meeting with his counterpart, Michael Sata, a day after the latter praised former US president George Bush who is currently visiting Lusaka.

Reverse Baobab Land Transaction – Lusaka Mayor

LUSAKA Mayor, Daniel Chisenga has demanded that Government terminates and reverses the transaction with Egyptian investors currently proposing to develop Baobab land on Kafue Road.

Govt-China Ties – in the Eyes of the Envoy

MUTUAL reverence for individual sovereignty and upholding the brotherly ties -this is the common ground on which all diplomatic relations between countries hinge on.

Govt Embarks On Land Audit

GOVERNMENT has embarked on a countrywide land audit which will result in all "irregularly and corruptly" acquired land in the last 10 years being repossessed by the State.

ZTE Donates to Royal Family Church

ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, yesterday donated several tables, chairs and assorted children's toys to the Lusaka's Royal Family Church .

Beware of Dirty Money, Church Warned

NFORMATION, Broadcasting and Tourism Minister Given Lubinda has cautioned the Church to be wary of some generous individuals who are donating huge sums of money after acquiring that wealth through dubious and corrupt practices.

Who Gets the Renard Nod?

AS coach Herve Renard is today expected to name three Under-20 junior internationals to the 30-man squad, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says Zambia will play Angola on December 18.

Make Corporate Governance Top Priority – Minister

AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Emmanuel Chenda has called on parastatal companies to effectively promote transparency and accountability in the use of public resources as a way of helping to fight corruption in the country.

FQM Doubles Tax Contribution

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM), the owner of Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi, has this year paid K3.05 trillion to Government in taxes more than double the amount it paid last year.

World Bank to Disburse U.S.$115 Million to Irrigation Project

THE World Bank is set to start disbursing the US$115 million towards the development of the irrigation project which will benefit 1,300 small-holder farmers, following Government's meeting of all the requirements.

‘Tourneys Key to Strong Squads’

GOVERNMENT says Zambia cannot have strong national teams in the absence of competitive local football tournaments like the Barclays Cup.

Fugitive Ex-Chama DC Cornered

POLICE in Chipata have finally arrested fugitive former Chama District Commissioner (DC) Cindy Mpundu who has been on the run for close to two months.

Mukanga Fumes Over Shoddy Airport Works

TRANSPORT, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has bemoaned the poor workmanship at the Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport terminal that is under construction.

Chama’s Cricket Boss

COPPERBELT Cricket Association (CCA) chairperson, Reuben Chama scooped the Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) presidency, elected unopposed in Kabwe at the weekend.