Daily Archives: Jun 14, 2012

R1.1m Zambia Open golf tourney on

By Elias Chipepo – THE crème de la crème of Zambia’s golfers today join a horde of world-class golfers as the 1.1 million Rand-rich 2012 Indo-Zambia Bank sponsored-Zambia Golf Open proper tees-off at the traditional Lusaka Golf Club after a … read more »

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NOC sees slim medals hope

By Vinesh Parmar – WITH a paltry seven representatives to the 2012 London Olympics starting next month, the National Olympics Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) has rated as slim the chances of the country earning any medal at the Games. Speaking … read more »

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U-20 Southern Africa games preps on course

By Sports Reporter – THE Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 2012 Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) has said preparations for Zambia to host the Under 20 youth games scheduled for December in Lusaka are on course and … read more »

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3 in court for killing man over slasher

A 47-year-old Kabwe business executive and his two sons accused of brutally killing a 40-year-old man yesterday appeared in court, with a witness narrating that a metal bar was used to hit the victim several times. The fight was over … read more »

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Lioness that never was

PRELIMINARY investigations into reports of a stray lioness in
Ndola have revealed that a Sitatunga, an amphibious
antelope is believed to have been the one spotted. Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) Copperbelt officer in
charge Lewis Daka, said the prints examined by his team … read more »

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‘Zambia should improve agro stats’

By Business Reporter – THE Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said Zambia needs to
improve statistical information on agricultural production and food
consumption to help optimise the production capacity of farmers. FAO has observed that making data available on national food … read more »

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Mumbwa gold test shows promise

By Business Reporter – BLACKTHORN Resources Limited (BTR) has said the final gold test for
phase five drilling project in Mumbwa in Central Province is showing
positive results. BTR managing director Scott Lowe said the company was pleased to see
some positive gold … read more »

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Economist lauds dollar ban

By Maimbolwa Mulikelela – A LOCAL economist has said the ban on dollarisation will establish a firm basis for a sound local financial sector that will in the long run support a steady growth of the economy. However, the Tourism … read more »

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TAZARA Act review team set up

THE governments of Zambia and Tanzania have resolved to set up a joint committee of experts to review the 1995 Tanzania Zambia Railway Act to instill efficiency in the cash-strapped Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA). And the Zambian Government has made … read more »

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