Daily Archives: Dec 9, 2011

Zambia: Police shoot dead Lusaka resident over land

A man in his early twenties has been shot dead by police in Lusaka’s CK marble area following a land dispute.  The shooting incident sparked angry protests from suspected political cadres who vented their anger on CK Marble proprietor, Elijah … read more »

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ZAMBIA: Now Nevers Mumba sues government

MMD Presidential hopeful, Nevers Mumba is suing the state over allegations that he has misappropriated funds at the High commission in Canada. Dr Mumba, who returned yesterday from Canada where he was Zambia’s High Commissioner, says he has instructed his … read more »

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LIVINGSTONE – President Michael Sata on Saturday arrived in Livingstone to meet President Mugabe in a minibus driven by a plain clothed cop while Mugabe’s motorcade brought business to a virtual standstill at the Livingstone and Victoria Falls border posts … read more »

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Arsenal legend Thierry Henry moved to tears by statue at Emirates Stadium

Arsenal’s record goal-scorer was one of three club legends to be honoured as part of their 125th anniversary celebrations, with former manager Herbert Chapman and retired captain Tony Adams, who twice led Arsene Wenger’s men to the Double, each receiving … read more »

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Zambia: Interview with Sakala Brothers, 25 years of Music fame

The Sakala Brothers, Moses Sakala and Levey Sakala, (not blood brothers) are a talented musical group from Zambia. Famed for their tight vocal harmonies and energetic dance moves, the Sakala Brothers have carried the torch of Zambian music for the … read more »

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Sata goes for North-Western Province tribalistic chiefs

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned chiefs in North-Western Province against promoting tribalism in the area. Speaking after he swore in two more people on the constitution technical committee at State House yesterday, President Sata said tribalism could not bring development … read more »

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Watch your step – Sata

PRESIDENT Sata has been briefed of the subversive activities in North-Western Province and he has a message for politicians behind the plot: “…as Commander-in-Chief, I have instructed the security wings to deal with anybody inciting any form of instability.” He … read more »

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Zambia 2009 Auditor General report out

The Auditor General’s report for the year 2009 has revealed glaring irregularities in various parastatals. Irregularities that have been cited include unretired imprest amounting to K1.4 Billion , K14 Billion in unsupported payments and irregular payments totalling K4 Kwacha. Parastal … read more »

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Zambia could cut mine royalties if prices collapse

Zambia, which said last month its 2012 budget would hike mineral royalties, could cut back those rates if commodity prices collapse next year, the mines minister in Africa’s top copper producer said on Friday. “For now (the royalties) will stay, … read more »

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