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Posts published in “Day: August 6, 2012

Two Zambians Escape Death As Helicopter Crash-Lands At Wilson

[The Star]Two Zambians escaped death yesterday after their helicopter crash-landed and burst into flames at the Wilson Airport in Nairobi. The foreign registered chopper was about to land at the busy airport when it came down just a few metres away fro...

Chinese Official Killed In Mine Riot

[Times of Zambia]OPERATIONS at the Collum Coal Mine in Sinazongwe have ground to a halt following weekend rioting by miners that left one Chinese dead while another is battling for his life.

BoZ to Announce Launch Date for New Notes

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) will by the end of this week be certain on when the new rebased Kwacha notes will be on the market.

Four Robbers Caged

[Times of Zambia]FOUR men have been slapped with 15 years jail sentences each for aggravated robbery by a Lusaka High Court.

Coke Tourney Kicks Off

[Times of Zambia]CHAMPIONS Naboye kicks off their title defence of the 14th edition of the COPA Coca-Cola Schools national championships today with a seemingly easy match against Chililabombwe while Muchinga Province representatives Mpika High School t...

First Quantum Invests $3.7bn in Zambia

[This is Africa]It was bad news for Zambia in March when Fitch, the ratings agency, downgraded the country's economic forecast, citing concerns over the new government's direction on mining reform. But things seem to be looking up forAfrica's biggest c...