Daily Archives: Jul 7, 2012

Zambia has $2.4bn foreign reserves

FINANCE and National Planning Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said Zambia had gross international foreign reserves amounting to US$2, 414.2 million as at April 30, 2012. Mr Chikwanda told Parliament on Thursday that the amount in the reserves represented a 5.6 … read more »

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Former President Rupiah Banda apology letter to President George Bush

Dear Mr. President, I am writing to you on behalf of concerned citizens in Zambia to express our most sincere apologies for statements made by President Michael Sata during your public reception at State House in Lusaka on 4th July, … read more »

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Sata warns former president Rupiah Banda

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned his predecessor Rupiah Banda “not to push his luck too far” by choosing to antagonise the Patriotic Front (PF) administration.  In a strong reaction to Mr Banda’s statement issued earlier yesterday, Mr Sata said he … read more »

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AFCON crown’s ours – Kalu

FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya believes African champions, Zambia has the quality to reach the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals and defend its title in South Africa. Speaking in an interview after witnessing the … read more »

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Esther has a life outside boxing

ZAMBIA National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) television carried a story on boxing icon Esther Phiri this week in which her promoter Anthony Mwamba attributed the failure to stage Esther’s title defence last June to a lack of sponsorship. There was also … read more »

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ZAMEC unveiled at last

THE long-awaited Zambia Media Council (ZAMEC) has been launched, with the National Governing Council (NGC) to be chaired by cleric, Paul Mususu. Information, Broadcasting and Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda, speaking during the launch in Lusaka yesterday, said the Government would … read more »

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Copper theft suspect surrenders to police

POLICE in Ndola have arrested the owner of an incomplete guest house near the Zambia International Trade Fair premises where 63 stolen copper blisters worth more than K2.7 billion belonging to Chambishi Copper Smelter (CCS) were recovered last Monday. CoPperbelt … read more »

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ZAYAAN donates to ZTTA

ZAYAAN Investments Limited of Lusaka has donated K7 million worth of trophies towards this weekend’s Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) Open championship scheduled for the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka. The company’s events organiser Mazila Munsanje said during … read more »

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Malawi blunt Chipolopolo

Malawi 1 Zambia 0 ZAMBIA yesterday lost to Malawi in an entertaining friendly match watched by a capacity crowd at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Malawi’s 48th Independence Day. The defeat will have an effect on Zambia on the FIFA/Coca-Cola … read more »

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