Daily Archives: Oct 28, 2011

All set for 2012 AFCON draws

16 countries will learn their opponents at the Africa Cup of Nations when the draw is made tomorrow. The draw ceremony takes place in Malabo, the capital of co-hosts Equatorial Guinea. Surprise inclusions are first-time qualifiers Botswana, Niger and co-hosts Equatorial Guinea. But notable … read more »

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Sata rules out Buzaianu apology

President Michael Sata says Swiss-based businessman, Nicolae Buzaianu is free to exhaust all legal avenues available over the gold sale scam. Dr Buzaianu has threatened to take a 100 million dollars legal action against government and the Zambian media over the matter. But President … read more »

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Speaker rules on presidential powers

The Speaker of National Assembly, Patrick Matibini has stated that President Sata acted within provisions of the law. Dr Matibini to told parliament that article 88, Part C of the constitution, gives power to the President to dissolveparliament at any time. He, however, stated … read more »

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8 workers fired at Chinese firm

8 workers at a construction firm, building new hostels at the Mulungushi University, have been fired for demanding improved conditions of service. The 8 were part of a group of employees, who were on strike, demanding payment of 10 month … read more »

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Ex-Zamtel workers protest

Some former Zamtel workers today protested in demand for payment of the pension benefits. The irate workers even locked up Zambia State Insurance Corporation (ZSIC) employees at Insurance House in Lusaka. They claim Zamtel remitted their money to ZSIC, however, the insurance company has … read more »

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Inquiry refuses Sikota’s submissions

Lusaka lawyer, Sakwiba Sikota was today prevented from making submissions to the commission of inquiry investigating the sale of Finance Bank. Commission Chairperson, Sebstain Zulu told Mr Sikota that his submission regarding depositors and shareholders’ interests was not part of the terms of reference for … read more »

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R4M headed for grand finale

MUVI TV’S Reality Show, Ready for Marriage is tomorrow headed for a grand finale. 6 contestants will vie for a 90 million kwacha prize package. 18 contestants, who are former sex workers, has entered into the 3-months long reality show. / end muvitv  

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Magande against parliament dissolution

Former Finance Minister, Ng’andu Magande is against the dissolution of parliament. This follows President Michael Sata’s threats of dissolving the house on reasons that the opposition is frustrating government plans. Mr Magande, who is also National Movement for Progress Party leader, says the country cannot … read more »

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Siliya denies Zamtel sale

Former Minister of Education, Dora Siliya has denied responsibility over the partial sale of ZAMTEL to LAP Green Network of Libya. Ms Siliya, who at the time of the transaction was Transport and Communication Minister, stated her denial before a commission … read more »

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