Daily Archives: Jun 22, 2012

Speaker ‘breathes fire’ on MPs, ministers

SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has warned ministers against reporting late to the House after tea-break. Dr Matibini said he is dismayed with the tendency as it is painting a bad picture of Government. He said ministers should … read more »

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Brazil considers writing off Zambia’s debt

From PAULINE BANDA in Rio de Janeiro BRAZIL is considering a US$111 million debt write-off for Zambia, the South American country’s foreign minister Antonio Patriota said here. Speaking when he met Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Given Lubinda on the … read more »

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Circumcision galore to capture 868,538

ABOUT 167,000 men countrywide were circumcised last year under the National Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) programme and it is projected that 868,538 men will undergo the simple operation by the end of 2015. This came to light in Lusaka … read more »

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OBITUARY: STEVEN MALAMA: People’s advocate

By MAYA NTANDA – WHILE the nation is still mourning the loss of one of its courageous Lawyer in Mundia Sikatana,the legal fraternity has yet again been robbed of one of its finest eminent legal minds with an illustrious career, … read more »

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TRAVELOGUE: Lower Zambezi, a wonder to behold

ZAMBIA has so much beauty and so many undiscovered tourism attractions. One such beauty is the Lower Zambezi, which happens to be among the most preferred tourist destinations in Zambia. When it comes to Safari and fishing, you cannot go … read more »

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‘Zambia is desperate’

By Felix Malunga – AS Zambia awaits the decision by world governing body, FIFA this week over Sudan’s use of an ineligible player, Saif Ali Eldin Adris in the 2014 World Cup qualifier, the Sudanese Football Association (SFA) has called … read more »

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Diagnosing She-polopolo woes

SHE-POLOPOLO, the Zambia national women soccer team can break the jinx of embarrassing losses they have been suffering at the hands of Banyana Banyana of South Africa if they got back to basic soccer management. There is no doubt that … read more »

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WB ready to support Zambia

By Maimbolwa Mulikelela  and Nchimunya Muganya – THE World Bank has indicated that it is ready to support Zambia’s economic diversification efforts to enable the country achieve its long-term goal of wealth creation. Country director for Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi … read more »

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LHPC to increase generation

LUNSEMFWA Hydro Power Company (LHPC) says it plans to increase power generation to 300 Megawatts (MW) from the current 56 MW by 2016 in line with Government’s policy to increase power supply in the country. LHPC chairman Einar Stenstradvold says … read more »

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