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Posts published in “Day: September 15, 2015

Misa Zambia Launches Second Quarter State of the Media Report

[MISA] MISA Zambia launched the 2015 State of the Media Report for the second quarter of 2015 at the Cresta Golfview Hotel in Lusaka on September 2, 2015. The event attracted close to 45 key stakeholders from academia, civil society, government and the...

Misa Zambia Commemorates First ‘Online Media Week’

[MISA] It was a week of intense activity between August 31 and September 4, 2015, when MISA Zambia commemorated its inaugural Online Media Week. The purpose of the initiative was to create awareness of the role of online media in propagating national d...

Cops Arrest Cecil Hunter Over Sable Smuggling

[News24Wire] Police in Zimbabwe have arrested Theo Bronkhorst, the professional hunter behind the killing of Cecil the lion, following the discovery of 29 sable antelope allegedly being smuggled to South Africa, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

Mayuka Scores in Debut Appearance in France

[Zambian Watchdog] Emmanuel Mayuka has started his switch to the French league on a bright note as he scored in his debut match for French Ligue 2 side Metz.

Police Arrest Masebo

[Zambian Watchdog] PF police on instructions from Edgar Lungu arrested PF Chongwe MP Silvia Masebo as she was walking from Magistrates court premises near UTH on her way to see a patient at UTH.

Shamenda Makes Peace With the Dagote Empire

[Zambia Reports] Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda may have made peace with Dangote Group of Companies after having crossed swords with the global business empire.

First Lady Esther Ponders NGO

[Zambia Reports] First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that she will form a Non Governmental Organization to spread her charitable works.

Miss Zambia-Zim On This Week

[The Herald] A total of 30 beauties will battle it out on the catwalk this Thursday as they vie for the Miss Zambia-Zimbabwe title. The winner will walk away with a compound prize including cash and a modelling contract with a South African based agency.

Simukonda Names Provisional Squad for U23 Afcon

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia U23 national football team coach Fighton Simukonda has invited 25 players to a weeklong training camp to kick start preparations for the 2015 Africa U23 Cup of Nations scheduled for November and December.

Now Lungu Scheming to Kick Yaluma Out of PF

[Zambian Watchdog] In a bid to sway people's attention, President Edgar Lungu is scheming to get rid of Mines and Energy minister and Malole constituency PF Member of Parliament Christopher Yaluma and a kangaroo court for him was held in Solwezi yester...

Lungu’s Chopper Fails to Take Off in Solwezi

[Zambian Watchdog] Information reaching the Zambian Watchdog is that President Edgar Lungu's private chopper has failed to take off from an area where he was having a rally today.

Mopani in Process of Retrenching 4,300 Miners

[Zambian Watchdog] While the incompetent dunderheads running Zambia are still failing to sort of the closure of Luanshya Copper Mine, it has just emerged that Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) is planning to cut 4,300 jobs due to high production costs.

Trade Kings Accuse Former Employee of Defamation

[Zambia Reports] A scheme to defame and scandalize Trade Kings, Zambia's largest manufacturer employing more than 5,000 people, has been launched by one of its former employees who was arrested and incarcerated for defrauding the company in excess of U...

Women Pay the Price for Mining Expansion

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Shinengene, Zambia -The women sat quietly in a village church in northwest Zambia, the sun slanting down on their colourful Sunday outfits as they told how life had changed since their chief sold a tract of land to a foreig...

Batoka Delays Cost Zimbabwe and Zambia U.S.$45 Billion, Says World Bank

[New Zimbabwe] THE delayed construction of Batoka Gorge Power plant, a 2,400Mw hydroelectric scheme joint venture between Zambia and Zimbabwe, has cost the two countries more than $45 billion in missed economic opportunities, the World Bank has said.