Monthly Archives: February 2012

Experts expect kwacha to fall to trade at K5,700

FINANCIAL market experts have warned that the local currency is in the short term expected to trade at K5,700 against the US dollar due to ‘inactive’ export revenues and a strong import growth. CitiBank Zambia stated in its daily market … read more »

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President Michael Sata reshuffles and reorganise 3 ministries

President Michael Sata has reshuffled and reorganised three ministries. The Ministry of Local Government will now be Ministry of Local Government and Housing with Professor Nkandu Luo carrying on as Minister. Ministry of Education will now be known as Ministry … read more »

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K3.8 billion spent on Commissions of Inquiry between 20th September and 30th November, 2011,Parliament told

Government has revealed that K3.8 billion was spent on the four commissions of inquiry constituted to look into various national issues between 20th September and 30th November, 2011. QFM News reports that Deputy Minister in the office of the Vice … read more »

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World’s shortest man, stands just 54.6 centimetres (21.5 inches) tall

A 72-year-old man from a remote valley in southwestern Nepal was on Sunday declared the shortest man ever documented after being measured by Guinness World Records officials. Chandra Bahadur Dangi stands just 54.6 centimetres (21.5 inches) tall, measurements confirmed, 5.3cm … read more »

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Call for indaba on Barotse, NRP

The National Revolution Party- NRP has called on government to convene a national indaba to discus and determine the way forward on the Barotseland Agreement of 1964. The party has also asked government to appoint First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda … read more »

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Mbala death toll hits 14

The death toll in the Mbala accident has risen to 14. Ronald Simfukwe who was among the two critical patients evacuated to UTH yesterday has died. Northern Province Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba confirmed this to ZNBC news on Tuesday. Mr … read more »

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UNZA’s class boycott go on

The class boycott at the University of Zambia Great East Road Campus has entered its second day. The students are demanding for improved waster supply and sanitation at the institution. A check by a ZNBC news crew this morning found … read more »

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The Copperbelt University closed due to rains

The Copperbelt University in Kitwe will not open for classes next week following damage caused to parts of the institution by a hailstorm. Heavy rains last Friday damaged some female hostels and the newly built school of business. Copperbelt Students … read more »

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Fuel crisis hits Mansa again

A critical shortage of fuel has hit Mansa in Luapula Province for the second time in barely a month. The crisis has left motorists destined for various locations stranded. A check by ZAINS in all the four filling stations in … read more »

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