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Posts published in “Day: December 6, 2011

Africa Shoots Beyond Stars in Radio Telescope Bid

South Africa's science and technology minister, Naledi Pandor, reflects a face of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) which is often eclipsed by populist rhetoric, party succession battles and an assault on the power of the courts.

Appeal to Enrol More Infants On ART

RESEARCH has shown that HIV positive infants are more likely to die if they are not enrolled on antiretroviral treatment (ART) at the age of two as the mortality rate is as high as 75 per cent in the age group of affected children.

Nation, South Africa Battle for Group Supremacy

AFTER posting an emphatic 4-0 victory over Mauritius last night, Zambia will make a 50km drive back to Molepolole Stadium to renew regional rivalry with South Africa tomorrow.

President Sata Mourns Wamundila-Lewanika

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has expressed deep regret and sorrow at the death of Zambia's Ambassador to Japan, Dr. Mbikusita Wamundila Lewanika.

Gemfields Nets U.S. $11 Million From Auction

GEMFIELDS, owner of Kagem Emerald Mine achieved total sales of US$11 million from its auction of rough emerald and beryl which took place in Jaipur, India, last month.

Benguela Rail Works to Reach Mwinilunga 2012

THE reconstruction process of the Benguela Railway Line is scheduled to reach the Zambian border in Mwinilunga early next year, an Angolan top government official has said.

Urologist Warns Men Against Improper Circumcision

UNIVERSITY Teaching Hospital urologist Francis Manda has cautioned men that intend to undergo circumcision to do it with specialised health care providers because of the nasty effects circumcision can cause if not handled properly.

Police Nab Four Over Angwele Sakeni’s Death

MANSA police have arrested and detained four youths in connection with the death of Home Affairs Minister, Kennedy Sakeni's son Angwele, who died on Sunday morning.

Zamtel to Double Mobile Network Sites

ZAMTEL has projected to double the number of mobile network sites to 700 by the end of next year , a move that would make it cover all corners of the country.

President Sata Backs Lungu’s Move

PRESIDENT Michael Sata says former Msanzala Member of Parliament, Joseph Lungu, has a constitutional right to resign his seat and join a party of his choice.

Awesome Under-20 Trio in Renard’s Squad

ZAMBIA coach Herve Renard yesterday announced a 25-man squad which was expected to camp in Lusaka last night but the 26-member crack team for Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will only be unveiled after the Angolan friendly.

‘MMD Govt Illegally Printed Money’

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has revealed that former President Rupiah Banda's government illegally printed money using two unnamed companies instead of the London-based Thomas De La Rue, which is Zambia's official printer.

UNAIDS Urges Scaling Up of ART Treatment

ZAMBIA is poised to meet the global new targets for 2015 in reducing by 50 per cent deaths of people living with HIV and ensuring that no child is born with the virus, says UNAIDS representative Michael GBoun.

Killian Chisanga Interred

Inspector General of Police Martin Malama yesterday led hundreds of mourners to a requiem mass and burial of Senior Assistant Police Commissioner Killian Chisanga.

Wigan in Hunt for Mayuka

ZAMBIA top striker Emmanuel Mayuka currently plying his trade with Swiss side BSC Young Boys is on English Premier Division soccer side Wigan's trail for a possible signing come January transfer window.

Mpundu Trust Faces Probe

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has instructed law enforcement agencies to investigate how a private bank account belonging to Mpundu Trust got to hold a colossal sum of US$ 1 million.