Daily Archives: Mar 8, 2012

The African Billionaires 2012 List

[wide] [/wide] This year, a record 1,226 billionaires made it to FORBES’ annual ranking of the World’s richest people. African billionaires occupied a little over 1% of the positions on the list. Here are the 16 Africans who made the … read more »

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US hails Zambia as a model of peace, democracy in Africa

[wide][/wide]UNITED States Under-Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman has described Zambia as a model of peace and democracy in the region. And Ms Sherman has reiterated her government’s commitment to contribute US$1.26 million to Zambia’s constitution-making process. Speaking when she … read more »

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President Michael Sata names new ministry

President Michael Sata has upgraded the Gender in Development Division into a fully fledged Ministry. Mr Sata has also transferred Chiefs Affairs Minister Inonge Wina to the Ministry of Gender as cabinet Minister. And President Sata has promoted Gender Deputy … read more »

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Queen Elizabeth II commends Zambia as she receives credentials from new HC Lt Col. Bizwayo Nkunika (Rtd)

[wide][/wide] By Rejoice Lukumba The British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, has expressed happiness that Zambia and Angola are working together to clear land mines along their common border so that an alternative route for the transportation of copper can be … read more »

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Video – by ZFT at Zambia House

ZFT met with new the Zambian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Lt. Col. Bizwayo Nkunika at Zambia House in London after receiving credentials from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 6th March 2012.

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Zambia’s investment increases

ZAMBIA’s investment has increased by 42 percent, hitting US$182 million as at January 2012 from US$129 million recorded during the same period last year. The increase in investment is an indication that investor confidence has continued to grow because of … read more »

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ZNBC has a new Director-General

Economist Chibamba Kanyama has been appointed Director-General of the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC). Mr Kanyama, who once worked for the national broadcaster, takes over from Mr Joe Chilaizya. Information, Broadcasting and Labour Minister, Fackson Shamenda announced at a media … read more »

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Hunt for Successor 13: Zambians and the Inertia Disease

By Field Ruwe So, the “Zambian Intellectuals are Lazy” article went viral underthe adulterated title “You Lazy (Intellectual) African Scum” and hit all four corners of the world. In Zambia,I touched raw nerves and raised an ugly mood in the … read more »

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