Daily Archives: Oct 26, 2011

Investrust, Zanaco get $13.5 million from Africa Development Bank

By NELLA MUKALENGE and KALONDE NYATI THE Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has provided credit lines worth US$13.5 million to two commercial banks to support the development of private sector and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Zambia. AfDB country representative … read more »

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Malawi Vice President Joyce Banda arrives in Malawi, no asylum

Malawi Vice President Joyce Banda will on Thursday return from Zambia where she went to attend independence celebrations at the invitation of President Michael Sata, effectively putting to rest rumours that she was seeking asylum in the country. Rumours were … read more »

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Tomato processing plant plans hailed

GOVERNMENT says the proposed establishment of a tomato processing plant in Central Province will create market for farmers and the much-needed jobs. Central Province permanent secretary Denny Lumbama has welcomed the move by Freshpikt and a United States-based firm, PS … read more »

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Traditional leader bemoans poor road network

A traditional leader in Chadiza district in Eastern province has bemoaned the high poverty levels in his chiefdom. Chief Mulolo of the Chewa speaking people in Chadiza says the area has lagged behind in development due to the poor road network. The traditional leader has also … read more »

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Kanyama residents angered by bad reception from medics

There was confusion at Lusaka’s Kanyama Hospital when reports went round that a patient had died on the queue. Some residents become unruly accusing health workers at the hospital ofnegligence. One of the patients, Ellen Katenga accused the health personnel at Kanyama … read more »

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President Sata opposes bread hike

President Michael Sata has instructed the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Emmanuel Chenda to meet all stakeholders in the wheat industry to preven the hike in bread price. President Sata says plans to hike the price of bread by K500 … read more »

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Zambia: Six-day safari at 2-for-1 prices

More than 60 years ago, Norman Carr helped start an animal reserve and opened it to the public in what was then northern Rhodesia. These days the tour company that bears his name, Norman Carr Safaris, continues to offer lodge stays and … read more »

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Bonetti delays his press conference on Zambia issues

Ousted Zambia coach Dario Bonetti has postponed a press conference in which he was expected to set out his case against the Zambian FA. The Italian is disappointed with his sacking just 48 hours after taking Chipolopolo to the 2012 … read more »

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Amy Winehouse was more than five times the drink limit when she died

Amy Winehouse was more than five times the drink limit when she died after going on a massive booze binge. A verdict of misadventure was recorded today at the singer’s inquest after a coroner heard how Amy hit the bottle … read more »

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