Daily Archives: Feb 23, 2012

Copper: Share price of an Aussie listed company up 45%

An Australian-based resources company called Blackthorn Resources caught investors’ attention in Australia when it announced that it had doscovered high grade copper from its Mumba project exploration. The Company reported that it had intersected the best copper intersections recorded to … read more »

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MTN and Banc ABC launches mobile money service

Mobile Telecommunication Company (MTN) says it has acquired over 170, 000 mobile money customers and 340 agents since the mobile money service was launched as a pilot project in July last year. MTN Chief Executive Officer Abdul Ismail said the … read more »

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Zambia was God’s team – Copa

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Copa Barry attributes Zambia’s Africa Cup of Nations success to a divine grace from God. The Belgian club Lokeren guardian said on Wednesday that there was nothing his star-studded Ivory Coast squad could have done to change … read more »

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Shikapwasha to foot Chanda Chimba legal bills, Govt

Former information and broadcasting minister in the MMD government Lieutenant General Ronnie Shikapwasha and former permanent secretary in the same ministry Sam Phiri will settle the legal fees incurred by ZNBC from the Chanda Chimba stand up for Zambia documentary. … read more »

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President Sata says no to restoration of Barotseland Agreement

President Michael Sata says he will be reluctant to recommend to Cabinet the restoration of the Barotseland Agreement of 1964. President Michael Sata says this is because restoring the Barotseland agreement would also cause the other native authorities in the … read more »

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‘Wynter’s observation on ministers, amounts to vote of no confidence’

The United Party for National Development (UPND) has charged PF’s Secretary General Winter Kabimba’s observations that Government ministers have failed to articulate the PF manifesto amounts to a vote of no confidence in the Cabinet by the party. UPND spokesperson … read more »

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Zambezi Airlines loses planes

ZAMBEZI Airlines’ aircraft have been repossessed by the owners, General Electric Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) for failing to pay arrears amounting to over US$2 million. The three planes were hired from GECAS, an American company, when the airline started its … read more »

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Zambia: Opposition MPs walk out of Parliament

OPPOSITION members of Parliament (MPs) from the UPND and the MMD yesterday walked out of Parliament, a move they said was aimed at defending and upholding the Republican Constitution against alleged breaches by the Executive. The opposition MPs walked out … read more »

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Kalusha unopposed unopposed for the top job at Football House

THE incumbent Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, Kalusha Bwalya is still unopposed for the top job at Football House. By Press time yesterday, no other nomination was received apart from Kalusha’s ahead of the deadline of March 1. Former … read more »

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