Daily Archives: Apr 14, 2012

Government won’t regulate media coverage of State House – Minister

THE Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Labour says the government will not regulate coverage of State House by journalists. Dismissing permanent secretary in charge of administration at Cabinet Office Anne Sinyangwe’s pronouncement that the government was contemplating allowing only the … read more »

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Could a cure for AIDS be on the horizon? Genetically engineered human stem cells can hunt down and ‘kill’ HIV inside the body

[wide][/wide] Genetically engineered cells ‘hunt’ HIV within living tissue Trials in mice grown to have human tissue in their bodies Offers hope of ‘eradicating virus from body’, says researcher Human stem cells can be genetically engineered into ‘warrior’ cells that … read more »

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Africa Dialogue 2012: Turning ideas into economic success

In his opening address at the 4th International Trade and Investment Conference, President Jacob Zuma has reiterated the role that South Africa has played and continues to play, in Africa’s growth. Highlighting Africa’s achievements in the last decade, President Zuma … read more »

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CCTV of woman smashing her car into Manchester bowling alley after being dumped

Claire Holley has been given a suspended jail sentence after driving her car into the bowling alley where her ex-boyfriend worked after he dumped her.

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Regulating media coverage, an infringement on press freedom says Nawakwi

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) president Edith Nawakwi has said regulating the media in coverage of State House functions is an infringement on press freedom. Speaking in an interview, Ms. Nawakwi said the media is the fourth estate of … read more »

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Zambia Commodities Exchange Expected to Resume Trade in May

The Zambia Agricultural Commodities Exchange Ltd. plans to resume trading next month, ending a nine- month halt in which it sought to attract shareholders and asked lawmakers to pass a bill to regulate and boost trading. The Zambia National Farmers … read more »

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Malawi’s iron lady Joyce Banda

[wide] [/wide] By Rex Chikoko rexchikoko@yahoo.co.uk In Summary Her determination to escape an abusive marriage set Joyce Banda on the road to greatness. The ‘mandasi’ woman survived being shunted aside by her predecessor, Mbingu wa Mutharika, and has now taken the … read more »

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Mulongoti hopes Sata is mindful on the statements he makes

Former works and supply minister Mike Mulongoti says he hopes republican President Michael Sata is mindful of the consequences of his negative statements on the reports of the commissions of inquiry. Mr. Mulongoti says president Sata being the appointing authority … read more »

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PROFLIGHT WELCOMES GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION

Zambia’s only scheduled domestic airline, Proflight Zambia, has welcomed the government’s work to resolve controversy over Zambia being placed on an European aviation ban list. “Zambia was placed on the ban list in 2009 by European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). … read more »

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