Daily Archives: Jul 24, 2012

Ghana’s President John Atta- Mills has died

Ghana’s President John Atta- Mills has died, according to a statement sent by the president’s office to Reuters on Tuesday. “It is with a heavy heart…that we announce the sudden and untimely death of the president of the Republic of … read more »

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Zambia happy with ‘fantastic’ Games Village

ZAMBIA’s Olympic Games delegation leader Gabriel Muyinda has described the Athletes’ Village in London as fantastic. Muyinda toured the Village on Sunday in the company of some members of the local organising committee. “The apartments are fantastic, I am happy with … read more »

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Sata appoints MMD MPs to serve as ministers

President Michael Sata has appointed and sworn-in two more MMD members of parliament to serve as deputy ministers in his government. The President is empowered by the republican constitution to appoint members of the executive from among Members of Parliament … read more »

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Domestic airline Proflight Zambia marked the anniversary today of the pioneering female aviator Amelia Earhart by celebrating the success of its own female crew. This month saw the first Proflight Zambia flight crewed by an all-women crew with Captain Melinda … read more »

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Air travel expensive in Zambia – Masebo

GOVERNMENT has bemoaned the high cost of air travel in Zambia particularly for the local air fares that have contributed to the slow growth of domestic tourism. And Government has committed K32 billion to upgrade and construct a new terminal … read more »

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Sata pledges to rid Zambia of cervical cancer

The sixth Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference has officially opened in Lusaka,with a call by Zambia’s First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba for government to expand and make cancer services accessible and affordable. Dr Kaseba who is taking over from … read more »

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‘Provide long-term finance’

GOVERNMENT has called on commercial banks to provide long-term finance to assist the growth of long-term projects in the country. Commerce, Trade and Industry permanent secretary Stephen Mwansa says short-term finance commercial banks are currently providing is undermining the growth … read more »

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Munkombwe against expulsion of MMD MPs

Former Southern Province Minister in the MMD government Daniel Mukombwe has observed that appointing opposition Parliamentarians to serve in government does not in any way strip them off of their allegiance to their political parties. Mr. Mukombwe says it would … read more »

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Kambwili canes ZNS youth programme critics

Youth and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili says the reintroduction of the ZNS skills training programme for school leavers will be a measure stick for youth employment and empowerment. Mr Kambwili has since advised critics of the programme to hold their … read more »

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