Daily Archives: Apr 16, 2012

Former Vice President George Kunda is dead

FORMER vice-president George Kunda, 56, has died. Mr Kunda who had been admitted to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka from March 27 this year died yesterday around 16:00 hours. UTH public relations manager Pauline Mbangwata confirmed the death … read more »

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Arrest Prostitutes-Police Command Advised

Lusaka Province Minister, Colonel Gerry Chanda, says government is spending colossal sums of money on Anti-Retroviral Drugs- ARVs-, which can be avoided if an exercise to arrest prostitutes is embarked upon in the country. Colonel Chanda has issued a seven … read more »

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State Finally Bans “Tujilijili”

The Ministry of Local Government and Housing has with immediate effect banned the sale and consumption of highly intoxicating beverages packed in sachets popularly known as “Tujilijili”. Briefing the press in Lusaka, Local government and Housing Minister, Professor Nkandu Luo, … read more »

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Mtendere Library Finally Refurbished

The Library was in the recent past earmarked for sale in view of turning it into a bar by some civic leaders a move which was met with resistance. Speaking when he officiated at the handover ceremony, Local Government and … read more »

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BoZ to set micro-finance institution’s interest rates

By NKOLE CHITALA THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) says it is putting in place a mechanism to fix interest rates for Micro Financial Institutions (MFIs). This follows the BoZ introduction of a new policy rate for commercial banks which is … read more »

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Zambia Prison life – Maximum shows ugly side

By NKOLE NKOLE The recent visit Zambian Vice-President, Guy Scott, to Zambia’s sole maximum prison demonstrated the first show of political will regarding the plight of Zambian prisoners. IF EVER one needed a reminder of their woeful past, arguably none … read more »

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