Monthly Archives: February 2011

Zambia: Senior citizen, 82, urges RB to calm down

By Zumani Katasefa A Senior Zambian citizen has called on President Rupiah Banda to exercise tolerance to his critics. In an interview yesterday Mary Banda aged 82 said it was cardinal for President Banda to give an ear to those … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Zambian Voices: Chisanga Puta-Chekwe

Chisanga Puta-Chekwe is Deputy Minister Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration in Canada. He was founding Chair and CEO of the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal. His experience also includes several senior positions with Canadian and international organizations, including the Ontario … read more »

Posted in Culture & Fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Gamu face deportation

ZIMBABWEAN singer and X Factor reject Gamu Nhengu may be kicked out of the UK after losing her appeal against deportation, a British newspaper has claimed. Citing unnamed Immigration officials, The Sunday Mirror reported that Nhengu will be told she … read more »

Posted in Culture & Fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Music: Interim Records, the upcoming label managed by young Zambian Joel Siwale

Interim Records, a subsidiary of Interim Media Group, was founded by two young entrepreneurs Joel Siwale, Zambian, AKA Cee Jay and Chris Hintze, English, AKA White Boy Jee in 2009 at the age of 19. Chris left the label in 2010 … read more »

Posted in Culture & Fashion | Leave a comment

Critical shortage of condoms, starved couples complain

A critical shortage of condoms has hit Mazabuka district forcing discondent couples to petition the Total Control of Epidemic (TCE), a nongovernmental organization championing the cause of HIV/AIDs to seek government intervention. Mazabuka district hospital, TCE and other government medical … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Zambia ready for a female president

Zambia is now ready to be ruled by a female president The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) says Zambia is now ready to be ruled by a female president. FDD founder member Bishop Luciano Mbewe has since called on … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Zambia: Over US$5 billion has been invested in the mines

By NKOMBO KACHEMBA THE Chamber of Mines has said the privatisation of the mining sector has led to increased copper production and more revenue for local authorities on the Copperbelt. Chamber of Mines assistant general manager Lawrence Chileshe said since … read more »

Posted in Business | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Zambia expensive’

By MARTIN NKOLOMBA THE National Airports Corporation Limited (NACL) says Zambia risks being regarded as an expensive tourism destination if stakeholders in the aviation industry do not map out a common strategy to address factors which have made flying and … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Zambia: HH told to grow up

The National Restoration Party (NRP) says the United party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema and Patriotic Front’s Wynter Kabimba should stop being childish and focus on strengthening the UPND-PF Pact. NRP president Cosmo Mumba says there is need for … read more »

Posted in LATEST | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment