Daily Archives: Jun 26, 2012

Zambian court overturns ex-ruling MMD party ban

Zambia’s High Court has overturned the banning of the country’s main opposition party, the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD). It was deregistered in March by a government body for failing to pay society registration fees going back 20 years – … read more »

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RDA, Rural Roads Unit inertia worries Scott

VICE-President Guy Scott says money budgeted for the rehabilitation of roads in the country is lying idle in bank accounts because the Road Development Agency and the Rural Roads Unit are failing to cope with the workload. Dr Scott, however, … read more »

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Andeleki to appeal against High Court ruling

Chief Registrar of societies Clement to throw out his application to de-register the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) for non payment of annual returns amounting to K390 million. Judge Jane Kabuka this morning delivered judgment in against the de-registration of … read more »

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Best constitution, possible for Zambia – Mulongoti.

Former works and supply minister Mike Mulongoti has acknowledged that it is possible for Zambia to have the best constitution on the African continent. / QFM  

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Large-scale mine on cards in Luapula

THE construction of the first Zambian-owned large-scale mine in Luapula Province is scheduled to start next year based on results of bankable feasibility Tranter Resources is an emerging Zambian mineral exploration and mining company formed in 2009. The company has … read more »

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Copper prices on London Metal Exchange rebound

COPPER prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) yesterday rebounded to US$7,374 from the six month-low of US$7,219 after European leaders calmed the markets with promises of reforms to combat the euro zone debt crisis. The three-month copper price on … read more »

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North-Western railway project suffers hitch

THE construction of a railway line from Copperbelt Province to North-Western Province has been delayed by mining companies’ reluctance in signing the off takeoff agreement. North-West Railway Company chairman Enoch Kavindele says the project finance is in place but that … read more »

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Power demand in mining increases

ZESCO Limited says mining peak demand for electricity has risen to 1,500 Megawatts (MW) from 1,100 MW, with a growth rate of 100 MW per annum. Company director of transmission Christopher Mubemba says the mining sector has seen a steady … read more »

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Paediatrician urges support for sickle

A Paediatrician consultant has bemoaned the lack of support towards programmes on sickle cell anaemia management in Zambia.   Pauline Sambo said that although sickle cell anaemia was a common problem in the country, it was not receiving the attention … read more »

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