Daily Archives: Nov 2, 2011

COMESA toolkit benefits SMEs

COMESA has imparted financial literacy and business planning skills to over 6,000 small and medium enterprises in Zambia. COMESA Acting Secretary General Nagla El-Hussainy says this is under the organisation’s SME ToolKit project which has also been done in partnership with financial … read more »

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UTH Suspend Surgeries as Ventilation System Breaks Down

The central ventilation system in the main theater at the country’s largest referral hospital-UTH-has broken down. The system malfunctioned about three days ago resulting in the suspension of vital life serving operations. UTH Managing Director, Lackson Kasonka has attributed the breakdown of the ventilation system to the high … read more »

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UPND cadres complain against their party

UPND cadres in Chongwe have complained against their party for offering them beer after the filling in of nominations. One of the cadres, Margret Nsandabunda, aged 72, claimed that the party offered them beer despite having walked log distances to support their candidate. / ends muvitv

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Over 60 Parliamentary Seats Petitioned

68 constituencies countrywide have had their recent parliamentary results petitioned. Notable among those petitioned are Muchinga, where former Vice President, George Kunda is Member of Parliament. The other notable is Chasefu, where Vice Chairperson of Parliamentary committees, Chifumu Banda is area Member … read more »

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23 Picked For Encounter against Nigeria

Re-engaged National soccer team coach, Herve Renard has picked a 23 member national team to face Nigeria in an international friendly. Renard unveiled the team at a media briefing at football house today. Some of the players called to the team are Captain Christopher Katongo, his … read more »

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BAZ Project 7 Percent GDP Growth

Mrs Melu says the bankers association has projected a 7 percent GDP growth achievement for Zambia. She has explained that the recent slump in international copper prices has been overturned by the continued demand for the commodity by countries like China. And Mrs Melu … read more »

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Lending Rates Management Irk Micro-Finance Institutions

The Association of Micro-Finance Institutions in Zambia is not impressed with the current management of lendingrates. Association President, George Mulomboi has further observed that the recent Bank of Zambia measures over thelending rates will only benefit commercial banks. Dr Mulomboi has noted that this is … read more »

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Evelyn Hone College Students Stage Protest

Evelyn Hone College students have protested over diarrhea cases out break at the institution blaming it on management. The students accuse college management of being reluctant to address the problem. Police had a though time in trying to calm the irate students. Meanwhile, calm … read more »

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26 named for CECAFA

NATIONAL team coach Herve Renard has selected 26 players for the Confederation of Eastern and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge to be held in Tanzania this month. According to the list released by the Football Association of Zambia … read more »

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