Monthly Archives: January 2013

Celebrities participate in Red Nose Challenge in Livingstone

Six celebrities arriving at Harry Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone (Photo Credit: Tom Dymond) Six international celebrities jetted into Harry Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone, aboard a British Airways flight, on Sunday, 27th January to take part in the five day Red … read more »

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Katongo quits?

AS Zambia crashed out of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Tuesday, skipper Christopher Katongo has reportedly relinquished the Chipolopolo captaincy and also retired from national duty. Katongo is said to have reacted badly to coach Herve Renard’s … read more »

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MMD loses Kapiri, Lukulu West seats

The opposition MMD has suffered another setback after the Supreme Court this morning nullified the election results of Lukulu West and Kapiri Mposhi Constituencies. The Supreme Court has upheld the High court’s ruling of nullifying the election of MMD’s Misheck … read more »

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Kwacha reaches the lowest in almost four year

Zambia’s kwacha retreated for a third day, reaching the lowest in almost four years, amid speculation mining companies refrained from selling dollars in the market. The currency of Africa’s biggest copper producer fell 0.5 percent to 5.3772 a dollar as … read more »

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Danish tourist dies at Kundalila Falls in Serenje

A Danish national yesterday drowned at Kundalila Falls in Serenje as she was trying to take pictures. Serenje District Commissioner Charles Mwelwa and the police officers who rushed to the scene found that the body of the deceased had already … read more »

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Kwacha continues bearish run against dollar

THE Kwacha continued its bearish run against the United States (US) dollar as demand for the greenback from interbank players saw the local currency lose 40 Ngwee on the day. Having opened trading at between KR5.290 and KR5.310 on the … read more »

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Zambia coach Herve Renard criticises CAF

Zambia coach Herve Renard has criticised African football’s ruling body CAF for not allowing them the chance to represent the continent at this year’s Confederations Cup. According to MTNfootball.com website, Zambia, having won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2012, … read more »

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ZAMBIA: Approved exploration licences to boost mining

THE approval of 27 mining and exploration licences by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), is expected to boost the country’s copper production capacity, Association of Zambian Mining Exploration Companies (AZMEC) has said. AZMEC said it was now expecting ZEMA … read more »

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