Daily Archives: Nov 24, 2011


Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai’s tangled love life might blow up in his face following reports that he is seeing another Harare businesswoman whom he had promised to marry. The Herald claimed that the woman known only as Elizabeth, is the … read more »

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Levy Business Park – US$200 million Zambia’s largest mixed-use development opens

By Daniel Mwamba Lusaka residents flocked to the new shopping mall, Levy Business Park, named after the late President Levy P. Mwanawasa which opened its doors to the public on Thursday morning. The visibly eagerly anticipating residents waited hours early … read more »

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ZAMBIA: 7 suspected sorcerers burnt to death in Samfya

By DARLINGTON MWENDABAI People in Samfya, Luapula Province have taken matters into their own hands and torched to death seven suspected sorcerers in a real case of ‘witch-hunt’ that has alarmed police. Ms Elizabeth Kanjela, the police spokeswoman who confirmed … read more »

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KLM to fly direct to and from Lusaka, 3 times a week

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will begin operating direct services to Lusaka, effective May 15, 2012. According to a press release KLM will serve Lusaka three times a week using a state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft. This aircraft type offers seats for … read more »

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KK meets Chinese VP to discuss mutual cooperation

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) — Kenneth David Kaunda, Zambia’s first president, arrived at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People to meet with Vice President Xi Jinping Thursday. “I come on an important mission from my president,” Kaunda said to Xi, … read more »

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President Sata prods banks to service rural areas

By CAROLINE KALOMBE COMMERCIAL banks in the country should service both urban and rural areas if they want Government support, President Sata has said. He has said his government will support banks that also invest and service rural communities in … read more »

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Pick n Pay opens third store in Zambia

Retailer Pick n Pay has announced the opening of its third Zambian store in Lusaka, further signalling the group’s confidence in the Zambian economy. Pick n Pay opened its first store in Lusaka in July 2010 and its second in … read more »

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Zambia: Lightning kills 5 family member

FIVE members of one family on Tuesday afternoon died instantly after being struck by lightning in Kasansama area in Mkushi. Central Province police commissioner Solomon Jere and acting Mkushi District police officer-in-charge Grace Chewe confirmed the incident in separate interviews … read more »

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Zambia: Inflation Rate Declines to 8.1% in November

Zambia’s inflation rate fell to 8.1 percent in November as fuel costs declined, said John Kalumbi, an official from the Central Statistics Office. Inflation slowed from 8.7 percent a month earlier, Kalumbi told reporters today in Lusaka, the capital. Kalumbi … read more »

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