Daily Archives: Jun 7, 2012

Three burnt to ashes as truck rams into another

This comes barely four days after five other unidentified foreign nationals were burnt to death along the same road after trucks they were travelling in collided head-on. Muchinga Province Deputy Police Commissioner, Chilije Nyirenda,confirmed the accident in an interview with … read more »

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No cracks in MMD – Kachingwe

MMD Treasurer Mwansa Mbulakulima says the behavior exhibited by Lusaka province commissioner of police Charity Katanga only shows that she has turned herself into a PF cadre. Mr. Mbulakulima has warned Ms. Katanga to be careful with how she conducts … read more »

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Maamba mine ups production

 THE newly acquired Maamba Coal mine Wash Plant has seen the company increasing its coal production from 30,000 to 80,000 tonnes per month. Company Resident Director Ashwin Devineni disclosed this at a media briefing in Lusaka yesterday. Mr Devineni said … read more »

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NAPSA invests K5trn in economy

THE National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has invested K5 trillion in various sectors of  the  country’s economy to enhance job creation. Acting director general Yollard Kachinda said in an interview at the just ended 55th Copperbelt Mining, Agriculture and Commercial … read more »

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Brothers nabbed over K1.3bn maize theft

TWO brothers in Ndola have been arrested in connection with the theft of maize worth K1.3 billion. Michael Chirwa, 50, of Chinese complex extension and Steven, 40, of Mangwana-Masala, have been charged with eight counts of theft by agent, forgery … read more »

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Botched UPND demo slammed

THE Islamic Supreme Council, the Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) and the police have advised the United Party for National Development (UPND) to offer solutions to the Government instead of rushing to stage demonstrations. Council … read more »

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Cops, UPND cadres clash

POLICE in Lusaka yesterday clashed with United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres who attempted to demonstrate at the Supreme Court buildings. Five of the cadres were picked up in the rumpus which left some of them injured as they … read more »

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UK pledges continued aid

THE United Kingdom (UK) will continue supporting Zambia in various fields despite the economic crisis sweeping across Europe. British Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell, said his country would stand by its commitment to Zambia in various sectors. … read more »

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BBC ANNOUNCES MAJOR NEW FOCUS ON AFRICA

BBC ANNOUNCES MAJOR NEW FOCUS ON AFRICA EMBARGO 1000 GMT, 7th June 2012 The BBC has today announced its first-ever dedicated daily TV news programme in English for African audiences.   The new programme, BBC Focus on Africa, brings together the expertise of the BBC … read more »

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