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Posts published in “Day: January 20, 2016

Proflight Zambia Links Up With SA Express

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Travelers can now book flights from across Zambia to South Africa thanks to the new agreement between Proflight Zambia and South Africa (SA) Express.

What’s Wrong With Kariba Dam?

[Mozambique News Reports & Clippings] "Urgent" repairs to the Kariba dam on the Zambezi river have been delayed for two years, but the World Bank says there is no danger. In 2015 the Institute of Risk Management South Africa published a report whic...

My Visit to Zambia – a Country Full of Challenges and Opportunities

[WFP] Ertharin Cousin, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme, has just finished a three-day visit to Zambia. After meeting President Edgar Lungu, Vice President Inonge Wina and key ministers, she travelled to the food-producing south which is experiencing the second consecutive season of erratic rain, most recently due to the effects of El Niño. There she met smallholder farmers, private sector entrepreneurs as well as local community partners and government officials who shared their ins

General Kanene Says No Love Lost for President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] Musician General Kanene has not let the weight of being dropped as ambassador against gender based violence strain him and has said there is no love lost between him and President Edgar Lungu despite the act.

Lupando Mwape Is a Political Lightweight

[Zambia Reports] Lupando Katoloshi Mwape did charm some people during his tenure as Republican President under late President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa. Was he not famed for his waist wriggling antics at weddings or other social events? After all that is ...

Richard Kazala and the Lost Bearings

[Zambia Reports] It is very difficult to understand a man who has previously flown so high lose his bearings. Not that it does not happen so often in this part of the world. But when it happens to those that have the capacity to serve the situation the...

President Lungu Charms Southerners

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu swept through opposition dominated Southern Province drawing crowds on his first comprehensive tour of the area since assuming office.

Jack Mwiimbu Joins UPND Race for Running Mate

[Zambia Reports] The strain of facing up to the question of who will be the running mate in the opposition United Party for National Development seems to be getting out of hand with yet another name thrown in the ring.

Govt Release Funds for CBU Students

[Zambia Reports] The Copperbelt University students have been put on ice with the first batch of allowances that they were protesting over being received.

Looming Fuel Crisis As Petroleum Drivers Protest

[Zambia Reports] There is a looming strike by petroleum drivers across the country following a delay in addressing some of their grievances laid on the Energy Regulation Board.

Migrants Applaud Zambian Hospitality

[Times of Zambia] Not too long ago, Fatima Abdirah joined a group of refugees that began a journey to Zambia after war broke out in their homeland Rwanda.

Transforming Corporate Culture

[Times of Zambia] Many business leaders attempt to create corporate cultures which enhance high performance but few have gone on record to succeed in this task.

Three Cement Investors Eye Masaiti

[Times of Zambia] Three investors have expressed interest in constructing cement plants in Senior Chief Chiwala's area in Masaiti District on the Copperbelt.

Traders Information Centre Coming

[Times of Zambia] The Cross Border Traders Association of Zambia (CBTA) will this year construct a Trade Information Centre (TIC) at Nakonde border post in Muchinga Province.

Govt Acts to Increase Insurance Industry Capacity

[Times of Zambia] Every Kwacha that goes out of the country without a corresponding inflow potentially leaves the local currency weaker. In insurance it is difficult to stop this trend without building local capacity in terms of capital.