Daily Archives: Jun 13, 2012

Hunt for Successor 19: We, the Zambinese, By Field Ruwe

“Nǐhǎo, nǐhǎo ma? wǒ hěnhǎo” translates “hello, how are you?, I’m fine,” in Chinese Mandarin. That’s how my recent email from a young Zambian began. “I’m attending Chinese classes at the Confucius Institute,” he wrote. “We are now learning the … read more »

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Rupiah, Thandiwe differ over dollars

RUPIAH Banda has differed with his wife Thandiwe over the missing US$36,000 which has since been found within the house, family sources have disclosed. And according to family sources, Banda has since called on police to interrogate members of his … read more »

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Huawei and ZTE execs convicted of bribery in Algeria

Arrest warrants issued for executives from Chinese telecommunications equipment makers over payments to government advisor Executives from Chinese telecommunications hardware Huawei and ZTE have been sentenced to ten years in jail in Algeria on charges of corruption. ZTE’s Dong Tao … read more »

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Yoram interred as Breakthrough Chiparamba dedicates UKZAMBIANS Award

[WIDE] [/WIDE] Departed ex-junior Chipolopolo star Yoram Mwila was today put to rest at Leopards Hill Memorial Park with hundreds of mourners that included fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda paying their last respects. And Breakthrough Chiparamba Sports Academy (BCSA) has … read more »

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$36,000 goes missing in Rupiah’s bedroom

RUPIAH Banda has lost US$36,000 (about K190 million) from his bedroom at the family’s New Kasama residence in Lusaka. Family sources disclosed yesterday that the former president had reported a case of theft to police over the money that went … read more »

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Sata is chimbwi no plan – HH

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday likened President Michael Sata to a “hyena without a plan”. And Hichilema has warned Post Newspapers and its editor-in-chief Fred M’membe that he will fix them over the K14 billion they owe DBZ when he … read more »

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Robaina Muteka is dead

The 24 year old Robaina Muteka has died. Robaina died shortly after midnight. Robaina who had a huge mass removed from his back was diagnosed with an incurable lung cancer. University Teaching Hospital Public relation manager Pauline Mbangweta has confirmed … read more »

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Massive agro venture coming

An agro multi-national company based in England plans to set up two massive investment ventures in Zambia which will boost food production and create employment in rural areas. MASDAR which has over 35 years of experience in Greenfield investment world-wide … read more »

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Translation of the draft constitution finalized.

The Technical Committee drafting the constitution says the translation of the draft constitution in the seven local languages after the popular English version is finalized. Committee spokesperson Simon Kabanda has told QFM news that what has led to the delay … read more »

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