Daily Archives: Dec 6, 2011

ZAMBIA: LONDON CALLING -PHASE OUT OLD CURRENCY TO COMBAT MONEY LAUNDERING

BY AUSTIN KALUBA So Austin Liato has is in detention for money laundering saga or allegedly theft. Whether Liato is convicted or freed by the Police, the incident should be a wake up call for the government to wage a … read more »

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Railway Systems to export 60,000 tonnes maize

THE Railway Systems of Zambia (RSZ) is expected to export 60,000 metric tonnes of maize to South Africa, chief executive officer Benjamin Even has disclosed. And Mr Even has said RSZ is in negotiations with two other companies and the … read more »

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Mayuka attracts Wigan

LONDON – English Premier League side Wigan Athletic are on the trail of prolific Zambian hitman Emmanuel Mayuka. According to The People website, Wigan boss Roberto Martinez wants to bolster his strike force next month especially with Hugo Rodallega on … read more »

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WE NEVER INVITED SATA – ZANU PF

ZAMBIAN President and Patriotic Front leader Mr Michael Sata was never invited to attend Zanu-PF’s 12th Annual National People’s Conference which begins in Bulawayo on Thursday. Zanu-PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo yesterday dismissed as inaccurate and unfounded reports in the private … read more »

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Zambia: FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) doubles tax contribution

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM), the owner of Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi, has this year paid K3.05 trillion to Government in taxes more than double the amount it paid last year. The US$611 million tax paid out through … read more »

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Zambia National Team Coach Herve Renard names squard for he Africa Cup of Nations

National Team Coach Herve Renard on Monday morning failed to show up at a scheduled media briefing where he was expected to name the Africa Cup of Nations squad. FAZ Communications Manager Erick Mwanza has told journalists who had gathered … read more »

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What does President Sata ride in the minibus mean?

What is Michael Sata trying to communicate by taking a minibus ride in Livingstone? Is it cheap politics? Is it cheap populism? Michael has never had a problem travelling on minibuses, public transport. He used to travel on public minibuses … read more »

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Down Memory Lane to traditional Zambia By Austin Kaluba

This week I take you down memory lane to traditional Zambia when the whites were just coming to the region we now call Zambia. I will add a few pieces from a latter period. Follow me as I am carried … read more »

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‘Crocked’ Lady Gaga is a patient performer

LADY Gaga pulls off another first as she takes to the stage on a hospital stretcher. The pop eccentric was wheeled out by two buff ‘medical professionals’ as she sang the opening lines of her new single Marry The Night. … read more »

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