Monthly Archives: December 2011

This Week Top 10 Headlines, 31st December 2011

Lt Col Bizwayo Nkunika ne Zambia’s High Commissioner to UK 1.    Former energy and water development minister Kenneth Konga’s unfinished multibillion hotel grabbed by State. 2.    Former president Rupiah Banda’s son Henry on the run following Police probe over corruption … read more »

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Foreign Minister Kambwili says PF government has accomplishment a lot in 100 days

Chishimba Kambwili – Minister of Foreign Affairs 31st December 2011 marks the PF government 100 days since taking over from the former MMD government, in the radio interview monitored by UKZAMBIANS, Hon Kambwili,Minister of Foreign Affairs, said his government has … read more »

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LONDON CALLING- Welcome to Zambia, the Christian nation where beer is cheaper than water

BY AUSTIN KALUBA If I was to design a giant billboard to be erected at the Kenneth Kaunda International airport in Lusaka, I would write the words’ Welcome to Zambia: the Christian nation where beer is cheaper than water. ‘The … read more »

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Ndola council presents K16.8bn budget

NDOLA City Council has presented a K16.8 billion budget for 2012 to be approved by the central government. In an interview on Friday, Ndola town clerk Charity Mpande said the local authority had allocated K250 million in the budget for … read more »

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Sata’s top 10 gaffes since elected as President

Since elected as President, Sata has made a number of mistakes some of them he could have easily avoided. Below  I list some of what I think are the top 10 on many of his mistakes. Sata boarding a minibus … read more »

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HH puzzled by Sata’s change of thought on the Barotseland

United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has said that he is puzzled by President Michael Sata’s sudden change of thought on the Barotseland agreement which he promised to honour during campaigns. Mr Hichilema has further accused President … read more »

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ZANACO sale to be probed

GOVERNMENT has constituted a commission of inquiry to investigate the US$8.25 million (about K42 billion) sale of the Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) to Rabobank of the Netherlands. In 2006, the Government sold 49 per cent shares in Zanaco to … read more »

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Sata wants action against plunder

Nchito, Malila and Mwenye are a deadly and formidable team to fight corruption… PRESIDENT Michael Sata says Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito, Attorney General Mumba Malila and Solicitor General Musa Mwenye are a “deadly and formidable team” to … read more »

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North Western Energy plans K500 billion investment

NORTH Western Energy Company is planning to invest US $100 million (K500 billion) over the next three years through increased equity financing to meet its expansion and diversification programme, says managing director Andrew Kamanga. According to Kamanga, NWEC, which was … read more »

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