Daily Archives: Jul 1, 2012

George Bush back!

FORMER United States (US) President George Bush is expected in Zambia today to bolster the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon awareness campaign on HIV and cancer which he launched at Lusaka’s George Clinic last December. This is the second time he … read more »

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9 cops injured in Solwezi riot

NINE police officers were seriously injured in Solwezi yesterday during a riot triggered by an allegation that a teacher at Tuvwanganai Basic School in Solwezi practised Satanism and caused the death of a pupil. North-Western Province police commanding officer Eugene … read more »

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CAF releases $1.2m African Cup

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released US$1.2 million to the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) for the Chipolopolo’s triumph at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations and each player will be paid K48,875,000. This is in addition to … read more »

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MTN to spend K2.4bn on Chipolopolo, Super Division

MTN Zambia will this year spend K2.4 billion on the sponsorship of the Zambia national soccer team and the 16 teams in the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Super Division. MTN brands and communication manager Leonard Kawanu announced the package … read more »

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Gilbert Choombe Cardiff-bound

ZAMBIA’S sole boxer for the London Olympic Games Gilbert Choombe is next Thursday expected to leave for Cardiff, Wales, for an intensive training camp. Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) general secretary Bright Chomba said in an interview yesterday that the … read more »

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Caitlin back home for performance

SOUTH Africa-based Zambian violinist Caitlin Papier, fresh from a performance in Istanbul, Turkey returns home next Saturday for a show at the Ndola Cricket Club in Ndola where she is bringing along some talented friends to wow and warm-up the Copperbelt. … read more »

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Don’t harass scribes, parley committee urges politicians

THE Parliamentary Committee on Tourism, Information and Broadcasting Services has called on political party leaders and their respective members to desist from harassing and intimidating journalists. According to the report presented to Parliament on Tuesday by committee chairperson Kabinga Pande, … read more »

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Probe allegations of harbouring Rwandan genocide suspects’

PARLIAMENT has adopted the parliamentary committee report on national security and foreign affairs which has recommended that Government should investigate allegations that Zambia is harbouring suspected perpetrators of the 1994 Rwanda genocide. The report was presented to the House on … read more »

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MUZ describes 2012 conditions of service as challenging

THE Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has described the 2012 negotiations for salary increments and improved conditions of service as challenging because workers had high expectations from the new Government. MUZ acting president Charles Mukuka said negotiations were characterised with … read more »

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