Daily Archives: Jul 27, 2012


By Ihechukwu Njoku  Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua has vehemently denied an article currently circulating around the internet claiming to have interviewed him about the sudden demise of Ghana’s former President John Evans Atta Mills. The story, which originated from Nigeria’s … read more »

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Let the Games begin!

AFTER weeks of anticipation and planning, the 2012 London Olympic Games are finally here. The official opening of the gigantic 80,000-seater Olympic Stadium will open it’s doors to the more than 10,000 athletes from 214 countries, with Zambia being represented … read more »

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Mweene wins top Stars award

CHIPOLOPOLO first choice keeper Kennedy Mweene was the big winner at the Free State Stars awards held on Wednesday night, taking home the Player of the Season award – for the third time in a row. The Zambia goal minder … read more »

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Chomba explains ‘secret’ London trip

IN a dramatic turn of events, suspended Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) general secretary, Bright Chomba has now conceded that he secretly submitted his credentials to travel for the London 2012 Olympic Games without the consent of the executive committee. … read more »

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Tips for Olympians

AS the 2012 London Olympics commences today, athletes would do well to heed Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Bizwayo Nkunika’s advice to aim for gold, than Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili’s earlier pronouncement that they were only going there … read more »

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Zambia records K113bn June trade surplus

ZAMBIA has recorded a trade surplus valued at K113.6 billion in June 2012 from K278.3 billion recorded in May 2012, representing a decline of 59.2 per cent. This means that the country exported more in June 2012 than it imported … read more »

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Shoppers flee unbearable Spar Soweto heat

SHOPPING at Spar Soweto is not as nice as expected as customers have to do their shopping as quickly as possible just to run way from the increasing heat coming from the kitchen and the battery sections. Talking Shop noticed … read more »

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Electricity hampers Luapula mining growth

GOVERNMENT’S efforts to facilitate the opening of large-scale mining in Luapula Province is being hampered by limited access to electricity supply in the region, Mines, Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary Victor Mutambo has said. Dr Mutambo said in Lusaka … read more »

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African states urged to embrace biotechnology

AFRICAN countries will not record meaningful economic growth which will help to drastically reduce poverty if they do not embrace biotechnology, Kenyan Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister, Margaret Kamar has said. Professor Kamar said here yesterday that African scientists, … read more »

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