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Posts published in November 2013

Unza Pacers Edge Cameo

[Times of Zambia]UNZA Pacers yesterday beat Cameo of Zimbabwe 58-51 to win a ticket to compete in the fifth/sixth position scheduled for today in the ongoing Zone Six FIBA Africa Club Championships.

Muz Backs Sata for Revoking Si 89

[Times of Zambia]THE Mine-workers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has thrown its weight behind President Michael Sata over his decision to revoke Statutory Instrument (SI) number 89 of 2013 which suspended export duty on unprocessed copper and other minerals.

Jubilee Pathway to New Start

[Times of Zambia]THE Jubilee celebrations flagged off on Zambia's 49th independence anniversary in Kitwe is an opportunity for Zambia's new start in order to allow a healing process to set in.

Fertiliser Scam Unearthed

[Times of Zambia]A SCAM has been unearthed in Choma in which some civil servants are conniving with small-scale farmers under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) to purchase inputs cheaply.

Super 8 Rugby Postponed

[Times of Zambia]THE inaugural Super Eight Rugby tournament, which will signal the close of the 2013 season, will now be held on November 9.

Sata Attacks Hichilema Based On 2011 Elections

[Zambia Reports]The President Michael Sata phobia for opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has continued with State House putting up another routine Hichilema statement.

Kakoma Ready to Defend Zambezi East Seat

[Zambia Reports]Former Zambezi West Member of Parliament Charles Kakoma says he is ready to defend his seat during the January 2014 by-elections.

Ex-MMD Minister Still Jailed for Barotse Fight

[Zambia Reports]Former Ng'ambela Clement Sinyinda will still have to wait longer to hear his fate after 30 of the 84 Barotse activists were released on a nolle prosequi.

Local Becomes First ‘Agent of Change’ Graduate

[ACNS]ACNS Africa Correspondent Bellah Zulu had a Q & A session yesterday with Isaac Ndhlovu, the first ever graduate of the Anglican Alliance's ground-breaking distance learning programme called "Agents of Change."

Pule Registers Christian Democratic Party

[Zambia Reports]Lusaka clergy man Dan Pule has finally registered his political party dubbed the Christian Democratic Party after his earlier attempts to register the Jubilee Party were halted by the government.

Opinion – Emmanuel Mwamba’s Emperor Tale

[Zambia Reports]Why was anyone not surprised that Emmanuel Mwamba had been sacked? Because Mwamba was always going not to last given the path he had set on. There was always going to be one end to the trajectory he had set on.

PF Govt Increase Zesco Tariffs

[Zambia Reports]Energy Minister Christopher Yaluma has disclosed that government through the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has approved the proposal by ZESCO to increase electricity tariffs.

Zambia Pledges to Deliver Maize

[The Herald]Zambia is committed to assisting Zimbabwe with food and will eventually complete delivery of the 150 000 tonnes of maize that was promised by the Zambian President Michael Sata, Zambian ambassador to Zimbabwe Ndoyoyi Muliwana Mutiti has sai...

Maize Deficit Hits 1 Million, Zambia Imports Short

[New Zimbabwe]ZIMBABWE is facing a maize deficit of over one million metric tonnes following poor harvests while grain imports from neighbouring Zambia are unlikely to meet the country's requirements, the African Development Bank has said.

Sata Criticised Over Removal of Mining Tax

[Zambia Reports]When the Zambian government removed its 10% export duty on copper ore and concentrates earlier this month, several mining multinationals breathed a sigh of relief. But President Michael Sata has also attracted criticism from his opponen...

Zambia Climbs 11 Steps On Africa Ladder

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has moved up 11 places in the 2013 Ease of Doing Business (EDB) Index occupying fifth position in Africa, according to the latest World Bank report.

Grogan Markets Zambia

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBEEF Products chief executive officer Francis Grogan has set out a compelling case for Zambia as the first choice for companies looking to invest in new markets.

Inflation Drops By 0.01 Percent

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S annual rate of inflation for October has dropped to 6.9 per cent from seven per cent posted in September 2013, while the country's trade surplus is valued at K53 million.