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Posts published in “Day: August 4, 2015

Zambia: Street Harassment – Women Fight Back

[allAfrica] Lukasa -Driving to work I heard a call-in radio show about a woman who had been stripped naked in the streets because her dress was seen as indecent.

PF Assures Zambians

[Times of Zambia] THE Patriotic Front will not take for granted the confidence Zambians have shown in President Edgar Lungu's leadership.

Dangote Establishes Massive Cement Plant

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is today expected to officially launch the US$450 million Dangote Cement plant in Masaiti on the Copperbelt.

FQM Drops On Global Rating

[Times of Zambia] GLOBAL ratings agency Moody's Investor Service has downgraded its outlook on First Quantum Minerals (FQM) to B1 negative as the mining firm faces challenges of falling copper prices and restricted power supply.

CSO-Sun Notes Inconsistencies Around Breastfeeding in Dambia

[Zambian Watchdog] The Zambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition (CSO-SUN), says the government is embarking on promoting exclusive breastfeeding meanwhile they are failing to give breastfeeding women adequate leave.

Lungu Is Just Fooling You, Nawakwi Tells Bangweulu Residents

[Zambian Watchdog] FDD President Edith Nawakwi says voters of Bangweulu Constituency should not be excited and be fooled by the sudden interest in the constituency by the President and his Ministers as they are just in the area to hoodwink them into vo...

Bush Fire Claims 2 Infants in Kitwe

[Zambia Reports] A RODENT hunting expedition ended tragically when a bush fire spread across the community, killing two siblings in Kitwe's Mukuba-Matanki area.

GBM Grows Cold Feet, May Not Re-Contest Kasama

[Zambia Reports] PATRIOTIC Front deputy secretary-general Mumbi Phiri says the party has information that former Kasama Central member of Parliament (MP) Geoffrey Mwamba will not contest the Kasama Central by-election because he is allegedly scared of ...

President Mutharika Visits Levy, Chiluba, Sata Burial Site

[Zambia Reports] Visiting Malawian President Peter Mutharika, who arrived in Lusaka on Friday visited the Presidential Burial site at Embassy Park and was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Lombe Chalwe and Justice Minister Dr. Ngosa Si...

CBU Students Send Plea to President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has called on President Edgar Lungu to listen to the cries of the hundreds students at CBU and re-open the institution.

Osinbajo Commissions Dangote Cement Plant in Zambia

[Leadership] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is in Zambia on a one-day official visit, is expected to commission a 1.5 million tonnes Dangote Cement Plant and 30 megawatts (mw) coal-fired power plant in Ndola today.