Monthly Archives: September 2011

President Sata’s priorities impress British High Commissioner

Lusaka September 28, ZANIS—British High Commissioner to Zambia Tom Carter says he is impressed that President Michael Sata has prioritized poverty reduction and corruption as on his government agenda. Mr. Carter says the President’s speech during his inauguration last week gives … read more »

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PF will introduce Airline

The PF government says it will work on re-introducing a national airline. Newly appointed Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Yamfwa Mukanga says Zambia is a very rich country which is supposed to have its own national airline. Mr. … read more »

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President Sata dissolves ERB board, probe sale of Finance bank

Republican President Michael Sata has with immediate effect dissolved the Energy Regulation Board (ERB)board. President Sata has since appointed a commission to be headed by Patriotic Front General Secretary Wynter Kabimba to probe corruption allegations surrounding ERB. He says there … read more »

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Zambia records K795 billion trade surplus in August

Zambia has recorded a trade surplus valued at K795.0 billion in August 2011, representing a nominal increase of 80.4 percent from K440.7 billion recorded in July 2011. This means that the country exported more in August 2011 than it imported … read more »

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HIV Vaccine May Reduce Virus To ‘Minor Chronic Infection’

Spanish scientists at the National Biotech Centre in Madrid say a new vaccine could reduce HIV to a “minor chronic infection.” The researchers report that 90% of participants given the MVA-B vaccine showed an immune response to the virus and … read more »

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President Sata pardons Barotse activists detainees, renames Ndola Stadium as Levy Mwanawasa

President Michael Sata has pardoned all the people from the Western Province that were arrested in connection with the Mongu riots over the Barotse land Agreement. President Sata has also pardoned Zambians that were arrested for Political sacrifices such as … read more »

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Sata names new Zambian Cabinet

President Michael Sata has appointed Wilbur Simusa as new Mines Minister, P F party Vice president Guy Scott as republican vice president. Some of the other appointments include Alexander Chikwanda for Finance, Godfrey Mwamba for Defence, Given Lubinda for the … read more »

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Sata to hold his first press conference

President Michael Sata is today, Thursday, 29th September, 2011, addressing his first press conference at State House at 11:00 hours. Sata is expected to use the press conference to name his cabinet. A senior official of the ruling Patriotic Front … read more »

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Former MMD ministers told to Vacate

Former Ministers still occupying Government houses have been given up to today the 29th September to vacate. Works and Supply Permanent Secretary Watson Ng’ambi says the Ministry has written to the former ministers who have not moved out of the … read more »

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