Daily Archives: Jun 12, 2012

Emirates celebrates Polo Tournament with fans in Lusaka

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, joined with fans of the fast-paced sport of polo this weekend (June 8-10) to celebrate the Safari International Polo Tournament in Lusaka. The airline, which launched its five-times-a-week direct flights from Lusaka … read more »

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State urged to explain fuel crisis.

The Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) says the Patriotic Front government has done nothing to improve the energy sector since assuming office last year. In an interview with Qfm news in Lusaka, ZUFIAW president Cephus Mukuka … read more »

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Club De Madrid: Zambians should be proud of Rupiah- FODEP

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) says the country needs to ensure that the freedom of expression is respected if it is to continue attracting world attention. FODEP Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi says the admission of former head of state … read more »

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UNWTO hosting: State needs support

THE private sector in Zambia has been urged to complement the Government efforts towards the successful hosting of the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in Livingstone and Victoria Falls town next year. Institute … read more »

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CSOs concerned about judge Chikopa’s continued stay.

The Alliance for Good Governance (AGG) has expressed concern at the continued stay of Malawian judge Lovemore Chikopa in the country despite the tribunal he is supposed to preside over being on a stay. Alliance chairperson Reverend Phukuta Mwanza observes … read more »

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Police acted like hooligans – HH

UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has charged that the police acted like “hooligans” in the manner they thwarted a demonstration by his members last week. The opposition leader was speaking during a media briefing at the … read more »

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K33.5bn Swedish funding to boost health

THE Swedish government has renewed its partnership with Zambia with a K33.5 billion support to the Ministry of Health to be chanelled to various health activities countrywide. The funds are programmed for activities such as essential drugs and medical supplies, … read more »

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Kawama Township gets electricity

KAWAMA Township in Luanshya has benefited from the peri-urban rural electrification programme at a cost of K50 million. The money would be used to purchase a Zesco transformer which would service all the households in the township in Roan Constituency. … read more »

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Zambia’s capital market small – BoZ

THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has admitted that Zambia’s capital market is too small and weak to support Zambia’s desired growth prospects and urgently needs a boost to keep up with the thriving economic trends. Deputy BoZ governor in charge … read more »

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