Daily Archives: Dec 29, 2011

Lt Col Bizwayo Nkunika swore in as Zambia’s High Commissioner to United Kingdom

President Michael Sata has  swore in Lt Col Bizwayo Nkunika as Zambia’s High Commissioner to UK.  He  has taken over from Professor Royson Mukwena. Lt Col Bizwayo Nkunika was High commissioner to South Africa and before that he was  Works … read more »

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99-year-old divorces wife after he discovered 1940s affair

An Italian couple are to become the world’s oldest divorcees, after the 99-year-old husband found that his 96-year-old wife had an affair in the 1940s. The Italian man, identified by lawyers in the case only as Antonio C, was rifling … read more »

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Mystery man gives away £50 notes at Tesco

A mystery man handed out envelopes containing £50 notes (K350,000) to shoppers as a Christmas gift after he came into some money. Christmas came a day early for shoppers at a Tesco superstore in Tiverton, Devon, who were handed the … read more »

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Treated like ‘filth’ in China

“MY aunt was a sacrificial lamb for the Chinese government,” said Ntando Mthalane, a distraught nephew of Janice Linden, who was executed in China earlier this week. He said the family could not make funeral arrangements because the Chinese government … read more »

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Zambia CPI slows, 2011 GDP growth seen lower

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s consumer inflation slowed sharply in December on lower food prices while economic growth was seen down in 2011 compared with last year due to decreased output from mining in Africa’s largest copper producer, the Central Statistics … read more »

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‘Zambia: Death penalty must go’ Human Rights Commission

THE Human Rights Commission (HRC) will continue advocating the abolishment of the death penalty in the Zambia law. HRC spokesperson Samuel Kasankha said subjecting convicts on death row on the waiting list for too long and subsequently hanging them is … read more »

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‘ICHIMPE mine should submit Environmental Impact Assessment’ minister

Minister puts footdown on Ichimpe mine By Judith Hara ICHIMPE mine in Kalulushi, will only be allowed to resume works upon the submission of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA),  Mines and Natural Resources Minister Wilbur Simuusa has said. Mr Simuusa … read more »

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Stop agitating for self-rule – Nkoya council

By Times Reporter THE Nkoya Royal Council (NRC) and the Kazanga Cultural Association have called for the immediate end to agitation for self-rule by some people in Western Province. The two associations have thus described groups behind the scheme as … read more »

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Sata urges dialogue over Barotse

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned agitators of the restoration of the Barotseland Agreement not to take a confrontational stance but embrace dialogue as an avenue of amicably resting the matter. Meanwhile, Mr Sata said the King of the Barotseland during … read more »

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