Daily Archives: Mar 23, 2011

Zambia: Heavy rain blow off school roof tops, children learning under the sun

By Zumani Katasefa Heavy down pours on Tuesday night blown off roof tops at Dambo School in Ndola. One of the teachers at the school Emeldah Chikwati said the rains had blown off the roof tops adding that children were learning under the … read more »

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One day baby girl thrown away by her mother

By Zumani Katasefa Kitwe residents on Tuesday picked up a one day baby girl who was thrown away by her mother after delivery. The UKZAMBIANS learnt that the woman give birth at guest house which is near the famous Chisokone … read more »

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Electricity industry to contribute US$2.57 billion

By NELLA MUKALENGE THE Zambian electricity industry is expected to contribute US$2.57 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2015 from US$1.30 billion due to increased mining activities. The electricity industry has developed following increased mining activity and … read more »

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Zambia to Sell $500 Million of Eurobonds

Zambia, Africa’s biggest copper producer, said it will reduced the amount of a planned Eurobond sale to $500 million from $1 billion after receiving a B+ credit rating from Standard & Poor’s. The southern African nation was given S&P’s fourth … read more »

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Barclays Zambia scraps ATMs fees

  BARCLAYS Bank Zambia has introduced free ATM services for both corporate and retail clients countrywide.   Managing director Saviour Chibiya announced at a breakfast meeting in Kitwe yesterday that the bank wanted to standardise its operations with other banks … read more »

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