Daily Archives: Jul 14, 2012

Emirates opens the doors to its new Lusaka office – and to the world

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has recently moved their Lusaka Town office to a new, and more centrally location. The new high-tech office was inaugurated by Emirates’ Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Africa, Jean Luc Grillet in a … read more »

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Rebased Kwacha Notes Printing to Commence Next Week

The Bank of Zambia-BoZ- has revealed that the long awaited rebasing and eventual printing of new Kwacha notes and coins starts next week. Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor for Operations, Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu said a German company will print the … read more »

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Yaluma Rubbishes Fuel Shortage Reports

Energy Minister Christopher Yaluma says reports that three tankers carrying contaminated diesel were turned back are not true. The country’s fuel shortage in the recent past has been attributed to the three oil tankers that were allegedly carrying the contaminated … read more »

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Two People Die in a Road Traffic Accident

Two people have died on the spot while others have sustained serious injuries after a Marcopolo bus belonging to Zambia, Botswana Company overturned following a tyre burst a few kilometers before Chongwe district. Our staffer Bruce Mwale who rushed to … read more »

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Lusaka Farmer Shoots Maid

A Lusaka maid was last evening allegedly shot dead by her boss as he was trying to shoot at suspected thieves in Lusaka’s Leopards Hill area. The incident happened at around nineteen hours at a named farm. Almon Ngoma from … read more »

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Zambia Police tops Complaints List at PPCA

Newly appointed Minister of Home Affairs Edgar Lungu says there is need for the various departments within the ministry to work towards improving professionalism and efficiency in their operations. Mr. Lungu says there Zambia Police Service alone has about 800 … read more »

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Zambia has not ratified the African Court on human rights

Zambia is not among the twenty six African countries that have ratified the protocol for the establishment of the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. QFM’S David Bweupe reports from the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa that speaking during a … read more »

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JCTR nods new minimum wage

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection has acknowledged the new minimum wage announcement by the Minister of Labour, Fackson Shamenda stating that it shows that the government is cognisant of the need for workers’ salaries and wages. They have observed … read more »

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MMD to create nine by-elections, Sunday Chanda resigns

Nine by-elections are looming in the MMD held constituencies after party president Nevers Mumba this morning warned to expel all MMD members of parliament currently serving as Deputy Ministers in the patriotic front government. Dr. Nevers Mumba said this at … read more »

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