Daily Archives: Mar 12, 2011

Malawi: Anger against farting bill

Residents in Malawi’s financial capital Blantyre have reacted angrily at government attempts to criminalise farting in public. The Local Courts Bill, to be introduced next week, reads: “Any person who vitiates the atmosphere in any place so as to make … read more »

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10 Year Old Zambian in Young Designer Awards

At the tender age of ten, Namwila is a budding designer. The young Zambian will participate in the 2011 Young Designer Awards at the Fashion Designers and Craft Makers (FDC) Young Designer Show which will take place on Saturday 26th … read more »

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Zambia: Down Memory lane with Austin Kaluba

This week, I will look at some myths that gripped the Zambia in the 70’s. I will also continue rekindling people’s memories with a few social elements from the same period and before.     MYTHS 1. That a former … read more »

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Zambia: foreign national of Asian orign arrested

By Zumani Katasefa A foreign national of Asian origin has been arrested in Lusaka for the fraudulent theft of electricity belonging Zambia Electricity Corporation (ZESCO). ZESCO security sources told the UKZAMBIAN news yesterday that Bowani Sunday has been illegally by … read more »

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UPND geared to form the next government even without the UPND-PF pact

UPND Copperbelt women vice-woman chairperson Edith Kamanga has said that even without the UPND-PF pact the MMD government would be kicked out of power. In an interview yesterday(Thursday) Mrs Kamanga said that UPND was geared to form the next government … read more »

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NEW mine and railine to gobble $130 million

By TITUS YABO UNIVERSAL Mining and Chemical Industries Limited (UMCIL) has said it will invest over US$130 million in the development of two iron ore mines and a railway line from Lusaka to Mumbwa. UMCIL director Bright Chunga said in … read more »

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MTN Zambia freezes incoming calls

By DARLINGTON MWENDABAI MTN Zambia has removed charges for incoming calls and SMS for all its customers when they travel to South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana and Swaziland.   MTN Zambia chief marketing officer, Ernst Fonternel said prepaid, topup and … read more »

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Zambia: 2 Vehicles valued at K224 Million for DCs

Government has procured two vehicles valued at K224 Million for official use by the District Commissioners for Chibombo and Kapiri Mposhi Districts respectively. Handing over the two Toyota Hilux vehicles at his office Central Province Permanent Secretary Denny Lumbama said, … read more »

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RB happy with Great Kalu

President RUPIAH BANDA says Government is proud of FAZ president KALUSHA BWALYA’s election to the CAF executive board. President Banda says Kalusha’s election brings prestige to ZAMBIAN football. President BANDA has also assured KALUSHA of government’s support in his pursuance … read more »

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