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Is Mwanawasa Spending $1200 Per Night in New York

President Mwanawasa has arrived New York in the US ahead of a tight programme during this year's regular session of the United Nations (UN) General…

India funds ICT training in Zambia

Zambia and India have signed an agreement that will see India fund Zambian training centres to train researchers and the public in information and communication…

Mwanawasa Threatens Summit Boycott If Mugabe Excluded

Fueling an international row over whether President Robert Mugabe should be invited to a European-African summit set for December in Portugal, Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa…

Sables Date Zambia in Friendly

Harare Sports Club fly-half Happison Africa Nyatanga is set to earn his first cap for the Zimbabwe senior rugby side while scrum-half Tich Chidongo got…

Quote of the week

We have government workers at Nkandanzovu health centre and the basic school. These get their salaries from Kalomo but are forced to spend so much…

Toxic Waste Dumping in Zambia

The importation and subsequent dumping of toxic waste in a number of African countries is old news, to which Zambia paid scant attention. Perhaps it…

SADC loses patience with Mugabe

It has now emerged that SADC leaders are losing patience with the antics of President Robert Mugabe and his rogue Zanu (PF) regime. Many of…

Beatrice Mwala’s Freedom Curtailed in Hours

Lusaka High court Judge, Japhet Banda, yesterday discharged the Lusaka businesswoman who was accused of murdering her husband's lover, after the State entered a nolle…

Liberalisation of the Economy

For a very long time now, the cry of many Zambians has been the absence of deliberate government policies that guarantee that locals are afforded…

Maxwell Chongu is Mr Condom

Last week Maxwell Chongu, the Zambian housemate was evicted but he has sexually safe plans. He hopes to start a condom awareness campaign as Zambia's…

Denison plans Zambia Uranium mine

Uranium producer Denison Mines is planning to develop a uranium mine in southern Zambia. This follows Denison's acquisition of OmegaCorp which controlled the "advanced stage"…

Lindsay in Zambia

Greetings to all! Today is September 17. I have been in Zambia for 30 days, so my allotment of days expires now now. (Zambians say…

Mwanawasa Assures Investors

President Mwanawasa has assured investors wishing to come to Zambia of conducive policies and protection for their investment while upholding the interests of local people.…

Zambia / human scavengers on the polluted dumpsite

Been a bit hectic the last days: Nairobi-Amsterdam-Nairobi-Lusaka-Kabwe-Lusaka. Finally some time to write a bit on my mobile. Arrived from Kabwe last night. Visited the…

Contagious Curiosity : About Africa

I've returned from my first-ever trip to Africa. I was in Zambia for around two weeks, mostly as a volunteer for the US CDC, working…