Daily Archives: Jul 26, 2012

Hunt for Successor 22

In writing about “The Faceless Graduate,” I am compelled to begin by citing S.E. Kiser on poetry: I have hoped, I have planned, I have striven; To the will I have added the deed; The best that was in me … read more »

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Cancer drug flushes out lurking AIDS virus: study

Scientists in the United States said Wednesday they had used a cancer drug to flush out the AIDS virus lurking dormant in trial patients’ white blood cells — a tentative step towards a cure. The ability of the HIV genome, … read more »

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Construction of interconnector commences 2014

THE construction of an electricity transmission interconnector linking Zambia to Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana is to commence in 2014 to increase power trade among the countries. The total project funding required is US$223 million, comprising US$67 million equity and US$156 … read more »

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Kwacha strength remains unchanged

THE kwacha is expected to be unchanged this week and trade in the range of K4,800 to K4,900 amid the volatility that has characterised the markets this month. According to Barclays Bank Zambia daily brief, the kwacha on Tuesday hovered … read more »

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4 ministers swap positions

  PRESIDENT Sata has swapped four ministers with Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma moving to the Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication. Mr Yamfwa Mukanga, who was Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication, takes … read more »

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Power outages affect premature babies at Mukinge hospital

From SHEILA NAKAZWE in Kasempa PREMATURE babies at Mukinge Mission Hospital in Kasempa are relying on warm water bottles for their survival following numerous power outages in the district. Kasempa and Solwezi are the only districts in North-Western Province that … read more »

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Bring Bolt on – Gerald Phiri

From STEPHEN PHIRI in London ZAMBIA’s top sprinter Gerald Phiri says he is not cowed by the prospects of facing the ‘big boys’ of the 100m dash at the London Olympic Games starting tomorrow. Phiri said in an interview yesterday … read more »

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Various stakeholders make 2013 budget submissions

VARIOUS stakeholders have continued to make submissions for the 2013 national budget with the Private Sector Development Association(PSDA) calling on Government to  introduce regulations that will ensure all export earnings are accounted for in Zambian banks to increase liquidity in … read more »

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Sata mourns Ghana leader

PRESIDENT Sata says the death of Ghanaian leader John Evans Atta Mills is a great loss not only to the people of Ghana, but to the African continent as a whole. “President Mills will be remembered as an advocate of … read more »

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