Daily Archives: Nov 15, 2011

President Sata’s flip-flopping

By Daniel Mwamba President Sata’s revocation of the appointment of Dr. Simon Kamwendo Miti as Zambia’s Ambassador-Designate to Switzerland is the latest in flip-flopping his decisions. Since, his election last September, this is among the many changes to his campaign … read more »

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Sungevity launches solar donation program for Zambia

When Danny Kennedy founded Sungevity, he said he wanted everyone to have solar. It is that founding principle that drives the company’s new charitable program to donate a solar light kit to a Zambian school for every residential installation it … read more »

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By Theresa Lungu I am still recovering from the bad taste of having Xavier Chungu being appointed and revoked as Luapula Province Permanent Secretary and it came as a shock to hear that Dr. Simon Miti has been appointed and … read more »

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Nigeria v Zambia: Faulty Stadium Generator Forces Kickoff Change to 4pm

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been forced to move forward the kick off time for Tuesday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles and Zambia due to a faulty generating plant at the Amadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. The match, which was … read more »

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President Sata revokes Dr. Simon Miti’s Appointment

President Michael Chilufya Sata has revoked the appointment of Dr Simon Kamwendo Miti as Zambia’s Ambassador-Designate to Switzerland according to a press statement released by his private secretary. “In revoking the appointment, the President directed the Secretary to the Cabinet … read more »

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Zambia’s mining tax hike not a disaster

By Peter Koven Ever since Zambian politician Michael Sata was elected president in September, investors have been watching the country with concern. One of his main campaign promises was to raise mining taxes, and the only question was how much … read more »

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‘Nurses migration should come to an end’

THE Zambia Union of Nurses Organization (ZUNO) has said the Government should quickly implement measures that will end the migration of medical personnel from government health institutions. ZUNO president Thom Yungana said it was important that the Governmentsaved the health … read more »

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Kitwe council shuts down filthy businesses

THE Kitwe City Council (KCC) yesterday swung into action and closed down nine business houses for failing to meet health standards and failure to pay trading licenses. The council led by Director of Health Promise Kaminsa went into action around … read more »

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Govt to construct mother’s shelters to combat maternal mortality rates

Government plans to construct mother’s shelters in most rural health centres as a means of combating maternal mortality rates in the country. Community Development, Mother and Child Health Deputy Minister Jean Kapata said the construction of mother’s shelters would help … read more »

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