Monthly Archives: January 2010

Zambia Taps into Islamic Finance

LUSAKA – Zambia is tapping into the thriving Islamic finance industry by formulating guidelines for Shariah-compliant banking services for the first time, with bankers expecting the move to accommodate Muslim clients and help the economy of the Southern African country. … read more »

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UK acts on student visa increase

The UK Border Agency has temporarily suspended student visa applications from northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh after a jump in numbers. In the last three months of last year, there were 13,500 applications from northern India alone, compared with 1,800 … read more »

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Professor Chirwa joins UPND

Professor Chirwa (photo by Marriot Besa – Agmatech Images) Professor Chirwa has now joined UPND. In a latest Press Communiqué to UKZAMBIANS Professor Chirwa said: “Today is a great day for me and my ambition to see Zambia occupy a … read more »

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UK student visa holders coming under immigration scrutiny

  British Immigration officials posted at airports in the United Kingdom will be provided with greater authority which allow them to refuse entry to foreigners attempting to enter the country on UK student visas and who appear suspect. The decision … read more »

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Zambia Kwacha Target Raised by Standard Chartered on Copper

Zambia’s kwacha will gain 3.1 percent versus the dollar by the end of the first quarter as improved copper prices boost the southern African country’s export revenue, according to Standard Chartered Plc. The U.K.-based bank raised its end of first-quarter … read more »

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Photo of the week – Former Miss Zambian UK Flavia Mbazima

  Miss Flavia Mbazima at her home in the UK preparing what looks like a health Dinner.   FIND OUT A BIT MORE ABOUT FLAVIA ON UKZAMBIANS   1. Celebrating 10 Years of Zambian Beauty, Pride & Culture (UKZAMBIANS/Events) Reigning … read more »

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Radical reaction to ?alleged? attacks on Chinese investors

By Michael Sata, President of the Patriotic Front Michael Sata I have recently been deliberately branded as an enemy of free enterprise by sections of the state media. An enemy of foreign investors to be specific. The campaign against me … read more »

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Presidential Aspirant Clive Chirwa resigns from MMD ..

28th January 2010 Dr Katele Kalumba                                             MMD National SecretarySecretariat, Party H/Q P. O. Box Private Bag E365LusakaZambia. Dear Katele, REF:  DECISION TO RESIGN MY MEMBERSHIP OF THE MMD It is with both gratitude and regret that I write to inform … read more »

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US $ 6,000 each for Chipolopolo boys

  Banda Zambia’s President Rupiah Banda has urged the Youth, Sport and Child Development minister Kenneth Chipungu to facilitate payment of the US $ 6,000 ( K 20, 443, 500 million as ) winning bonus to the National Soccer team … read more »

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