Daily Archives: Feb 1, 2012

Nationalisation, Zambian-style: No need to panic

Another of our southern African neighbours is embarking on a round of nationalisation. Don’t be afraid, at least not yet. Unlike Zimbabwe, Zambia’s plan is well thought through and designed to correct the rampant corruption that accompanied the previous administration’s … read more »

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Man forcing Zambian girls to have sex with his dog has been arrested

A European man, believed to have been forcing girls to have sex with his dog, has been arrested. The man has been on police wanted list since October last year but cannot be identified for now because there have been … read more »

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$55m hotels and housing complex on cards

A LUSAKA investor plans to spend US$55million on a multi-facility complex which includes hotels, a shopping mall and business centre in Lusaka. The project involves the construction of two hotels, housing complexes in Makeni and Ibex Hill areas. Downtown Shopping … read more »

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FRA maize sales hit $69m

THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has sold 444,641 tonnes of maize valued at US$69million of which 226,229 tonnes were exports to the SADC and COMESA regions. The maize was exported to Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Republic of South … read more »

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Draft Constitution to be released month end

THE First Draft of the Zambian Constitution will be released this month end, Chairperson of the technical committee on drafting the Zambian Constitution, Justice Annel Silungwe has said. Justice Silungwe said the first Draft Constitution would be released to the … read more »

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Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) to spend K10bn on marketing programmes

THE Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) has budgeted about K10 billion for marketing programmes aimed at attracting local and foreign tourists to meet the targeted one million tourists this year. ZTB has also partnered with Shoprite Checkers to help in the … read more »

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