Daily Archives: Dec 16, 2011

Champions League last 16 draw:Arsenal face AC Milan & Chelsea draw Napoli

Lyon (Fra) v APOEL (Cyp) Napoli (Ita) v Chelsea (Eng) AC Milan (Ita) v Arsenal (Eng) Basel (Swi) v Bayern Munich (Ger) Bayer Leverkusen (Ger) v Barcelona (Spa) CSKA Moscow (Rus) v Real Madrid (Spa) Zenit St Petersburg (Rus) v … read more »

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Indian student Jyoti Amge named world’s shortest woman

An Indian student measuring just a little over two feet has been confirmed as the world’s shortest living woman by Guinness World Records. Jyoti Amge, at 62.8cm (24.7in), is 7cm shorter than previous title holder, American Bridgette Jordan. Ms Amge … read more »

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Zambia ready to reach new heights

Zambia coach Herve Renard is resigned to travelling without star striker Jacob Mulenga to the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, but the French tactician can nonetheless draw on the firm legacy left by his predecessor Dario Bonetti as he … read more »

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President Sata appoints new ministers

President Michael Sata, has with immediate effect terminated the appointment of Southern Province Minister Lukulo Katombora. President Sata has since transferred Lusaka Province Minister Miles Sampa to Southern Province and appointed PF Kanyama Member of Parliament Gerry Chanda as Lusaka … read more »

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Zambia: Queen Elizabeth II bid’s personal farewell to Professor Royson Mukwena

Queen Elizabeth II has bid personal farewell to the outgoing Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Professor Royson Mukwena. The Queen sent Charles Gray, The Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 to deliver her majesty … read more »

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ZAMBIA: This Week Top 10 Headlines, 16th December 2011

1. Women civil groups and the church call for no-bail for rapists following rising number of violent crimes against Zambian women and rapes. 2. Five former Cabinet office accountants jailed for money laundering and misappropriating public funds amounting to K2 … read more »

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4 former CB Govt accountants jailed

FOUR former Government accounting officers including a chief accountant have been jailed for periods ranging from five to eight years with hard labour for theft and money laundering amounting to more than K2 billion. High Court deputy registrar Kelvin Limbani … read more »

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Zambia’s Eurobond hiked to $700m

ZAMBIA has decided to increase its first sovereign debt from US$500 million to US$700 million in order to meet the shortfall, Minister of Finance and National Planning, Alexander Chikwanda has said. Delivering a policy statement in Parliament yesterday on the … read more »

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Sata wins critics ‘praise’

President Michael Sata yesterday received commendation from the most unlikely allies – Pastor Nevers Mumba, the man favoured to become the opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD)leader soon, and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which ruled him out of contention … read more »

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