Daily Archives: Nov 25, 2011

SATA shocked in a seizure of 2.1 billion Kwacha cash

President Michael Sata has hailed the law enforcement agencies for conducting a successful operation that resulted in a seizure of 2.1 billion Kwacha cash at the farm of Former labour minister in the MMD government, Austin Liato. The President says … read more »

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Zambia: Sata explains why he avoids foreign trips

By PATSON PHIRI PRESIDENT Michael Sata says he avoids taking international trips
because he does not want to waste the country’s meagre resources which
can be channelled towards poverty alleviation for the benefit of the
majority poor Zambians. Mr Sata has said that … read more »

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ZAMBIA: This Week Top 10 Headlines 25/11/11

1.    US $200 million Levy Business Park shopping mall in Lusaka to rival Manda Hill opened its doors to the public yesterday. The park has a variety of shops and hotel accommodation. 2.    Slogan chanting MMD cadres accompanied Dora Siliya … read more »

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Former Vice President’s law firm profited from the sale of ZAMTEL to LAP Green

The story of LAP GREEN’s infamous buy of ZAMTEL has taken a new twist with revelations that Former Vice President, George Kunda’s law firm profited from the sale. Chairperson of the technical committee constituted to inquire into the sale of … read more »

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K2.1 billion cash seized from former Labour Minister Austin Liato’s farm

A combined team of law enforcement officers on Thursday unearthed and seized K2.1  billion from former Labour Minister Austin Liato’s farm in Lusaka West. Officers from the Police, Anti-Corruption Commission and the Drug Enforcement Commission undertook a two hour joint … read more »

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Zambia wants to upgrade Kariba North Bank power plant

Zambia, Africa’s largest copper producer by output seeks to upgrade its energy infrastructure to ensure it meets the increasing demand for electricity chiefly from the mines in the Southern African nation. Presently, the Zambian government has realized the essence of … read more »

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Zambia Orphans in Danger

About 55 children housed at Mapalo Orphanage Centre in Mansa are living in danger after the building they are living in developed cracks due to old age. Orphanage Director Pastor William Mwela says he is threatened that the building may … read more »

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Why Facebook is beginning to lose its touch

By Kevin Kelleher The opinions expressed are his own. Facebook is steamrolling forward. It now boasts 800 million active users. The company is reportedly preparting for an initial public offering. It’s laying plans to sell a Facebook phone, strengthening its … read more »

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Berkeley Mineral to cash in on Zinc and Lead dump

LONDON (SHARECAST) – Berkeley Mineral Resources (BMR), the firm which owns the disused Kabwe mine in Zambia, says it is in discussions to sell on one of the huge residue dumps that it currently owns. In the mining industry, residue … read more »

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