Daily Archives: Mar 13, 2012

Zambia seeks nearly 1.5 million barrels oil products-trade

(Reuters) – Zambia is seeking nearly 1.5 million barrels of oil products for delivery over one year from June via a tender, traders said on Tuesday. The southern African country is seeking 216,920,000 litres (1.36 million barrels) of 500 ppm … read more »

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Simon Mwansa Kapeya appointed Deputy Minister in the Ministry Information, Broadcasting and Labour

President Michael Sata has appointed Mpika Member Parliament Mwansa Kapeya as Deputy Minister in the Ministry Information, Broadcasting and Labour. President Sata says Mr Kapeya will spearhead the establishment of television stations in provincial centres countrywide. This is according to … read more »

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Zambia’s GDP growth expected to increase in 2012: IMF

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Economic growth in Zambia is expected to pick up this year to reflect strong growth in copper production and non-maize agriculture, the International Monetary fund (IMF) said on Tuesday. The IMF projected an economic growth rate of … read more »

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Zambia: What the media say, 13th March 2012

1. President Sata pokes fun at leaders of the opposition MMD and United Party for National Development (UPND) for advising their youth to boycott the event. 2. Suggestions by some chiefs to divide Southern Province in two regions hot up … read more »

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Southern Chiefs write to President Sata to create Kafue province

[wide][/wide]Traditional leaders in Mumbwa, Namwala, Itezhi Tezhi, Kafue and Mazabuka districts have suggested to President Michael Sata that the five districts form one province to be called Kafue province. This is according to a Letter addressed to President Sata by … read more »

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Zambia: Head teacher defiles 12 yr pupil

Police in Isoka district have arrested a head teacher for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old pupil at his learning institution. Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Standwell Lungu has confirmed the development in an interview with the Zambia News and Information Services -ZANIS- … read more »

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SOME second-hand Japanese vehicles face ban in Zimbabwe

SOME second-hand vehicles being imported from Japan might be contaminated with radioactive material released into the atmosphere when the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant was damaged by a tsunami in March last year. Government has begun working on monitoring mechanisms to … read more »

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‘Kwacha down-trend harms consumers, producers’

THE Consumer Unit and Trust Society (CUTS) has expressed concern on the continued depreciation of the Kwacha against the major convertible currencies saying it has adverse effect on both the producer and consumer welfare. The consumer body has called on … read more »

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Euroasian Minerals Prudential Mining embarks on copper explorations in Zambia

AN INDIAN mining, company, Euroasian Minerals Prudential Mining is soon expected to commence copper explorations in Mumbwa’s Moomba in Chief Mumba’s area. Euroasian Minerals Prudential Mining Group director Rotan Capoor said the company will initially invest US$ 7.5 million in … read more »

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